Tag: Low Thia Khiang

AHTC’s attempt to amend claim “prejudicial”: WP lawyers

Singapore — Lawyers for Workers' Party (WP) town councillors have described the move by the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) to amend its claims in a case that is now under appeal as "prejudicial" and an abuse of the court process. On Monday (Aug 3), straitstimes.com reported...

GE2020: Workers’ Party predicted to keep Aljunied, Hougang

Singapore—The Workers’ Party (WP) team may well appear victorious yet again at the Aljunied Group Representation Constituency (GRC) in this year’s elections, winning once more over the People’s Action Party (PAP), with 60 percent of the votes in their favor based on early poll...

The Hammer Show: Workers’ Party candidates make the case for why SG needs a stronger opposition

Singapore—On Wednesday night (July 1), the first full day of the campaign for the General Election (GE), the Workers’ Party (WP) aired its first pre-recorded ‘The Hammer Show’ on Facebook, where it gave familiar candidates to present themselves anew, and for new ones to...

Across party lines: Tan Chuan Jin visits Low Thia Khiang who is recovering at home

Singapore—In a refreshing display of friendship across party lines, ruling People Action Party’s (PAP) Tan Chuan Jin, the 10th Speaker of the Parliament of Singapore and MP from the Marine Parade GRC, paid a visit to Workers’ Party’s (WP) MP Low Thia Khiang, who has been...

It’s back: Tharman’s 2011 remark that “a strong opposition is good for PAP and the country”

Singapore — A news report from 2011 which quotes Senior Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam as saying that a strong opposition is good for both Singapore and the ruling People's Action Party (PAP) has resurfaced online in Facebook pages such as Singapore Election News Portal and Wake...

Low Thia Khiang discharged from hospital, recovering at home

Veteran Workers' Party politician Low Thia Khiang was discharged from hospital on Thursday (May 21). He had been admitted with a head injury from a fall at home on Thursday (April 30). Mr Low, 63, the former WP secretary-general, is an MP for Aljunied GRC. The...

WP’s Low Thia Khiang out of ICU after head injury, netizens express support for his full recovery

The Workers' Party (WP) former Secretary-General Low Thia Khiang has now been transferred to the general ward after spending five days in the Intensive Care Unit. In a press release on Sunday (May 3), the WP announced that though he was conscious, Mr Low was...

Reform party posts controversial message on WP’s Low Thia Khiang’s recovery

Singapore—When Low Thia Khiang, the former Secretary-General of the Workers’ Party (WP) suffered a bad fall on Sunday (May 3), leaders from opposition parties, as well as those from the ruling party, sent wishes for a speedy recovery. Mr Low, after all, has been...

Well-wishes from netizens and opposition politicians pour in for hospitalized Low Thia Khiang

Former secretary-general of the Workers' Party (WP) Low Thia Khiang was hospitalized in the intensive care unit after suffering a head injury from a fall at home on Thursday (Apr 30). In a media statement on Sunday (May 3), the party announced that the Aljunied...

‘I actually have some admiration for (WP leaders) now’

Singapore — In an opinion piece titled "I've Never Liked The Workers’ Party", a young person recounted how his views about the WP, the only opposition party in Singapore with Members of Parliament, underwent a transformation when he met and observed key members of the WP up...