Tag: Yee Jenn Jong

Yee Jenn Jong, Calvin Cheng caution to prepare for storm ahead

Both the Workers’ Party’s (WP) Yee Jenn Jong, and former Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP) Calvin Cheng cautioned Singaporeans about the “storm ahead”. In a Facebook post on Tuesday (Aug 11), Mr Cheng wrote that “Singapore, like the rest of the world, has entered its...

WP politician says there is “much to be ‘fixed’ in our political system”

Yee Jenn Jong, the Workers' Party (WP) Marine Parade GRC candidate took to social media to highlight some changes he felt Singapore’s political system could do with. In a Facebook post on Monday (Jul 28), Mr Yee shared a quote by Prime Minister Lee Hsien...

WP’s Yee Jenn Jong on Singapore’s equality gap: It’s as if we are two different countries in one small island

Singapore—On the third day of the constituency political broadcasts on Sunday (July 5), the public heard from candidates from the People’s Action Party (PAP) and the Workers’ Party (WP) for Marine Parade Group Representation Constituency (GRC) on issues affecting Singaporeans as a whole, and Marine...

Netizens question national broadcasts following issue raised by former MP Yee Jenn Jong

In response to an issue raised by former Workers' Party MP Yee Jenn Jong, netizens have questioned the nature of the national broadcast series on Singapore's future beyond Covid-19 by the Prime Minister and several other ministers. While some see the broadcasts as the...

Yee Jenn Jong: Four things I wish to see in Singapore post Covid-19

Former Non-Constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) and Workers’ Party (WP) politician Yee Jenn Jong took to his blog on 8 June to respond to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s speech on Singapore’s post-Covid-19 future, the first in a series of ministerial national broadcasts. He spells...

Retiree whose son is unwell walks 20-25 mins for free packets of economical rice

Singapore -- Some people walk 20 to 25 minutes to get a free packet of economical rice, according to Workers' Party politician Yee Jenn Jong. Mr Yee, a former Non-Constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP), said this in a Facebook post on Sunday (May 17). It...

WP politician: No one can guarantee safe elections during Covid-19

Singapore -- Workers' Party politician Yee Jenn Jong has commented in a Facebook post on the law passed by Parliament on Monday (May 4) to allow special arrangements to be made should the people have to go to the polls before the end of...

WP politician: About time Govt made sure rental rebates get to tenants

Singapore -- The Government should look into ensuring that landlords pass down rental rebates to their tenants, according to Workers' Party politician and former Non-Constituency MP Yee Jenn Jong. Mr Yee's comments in a Facebook post on Wednesday (April 1) came after the property tax...

WP opposition politician says Covid-19 package 1 needs improvement

Ahead of the next Parliamentary sitting, Non-constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) and Worker's Party member Yee Jenn Jong suggested changes to the Covid-19 Package 1 that was given to support workers and businesses in light of the Covid-19 outbreak. In a Facebook post on Thursday...

ERBC report has taken nearly 4 times as long as 2015 says WP politician

“Regardless of when the GE is to be held, it should not stop the Elections Department from issuing the EBRC report when ready”, said former Non-Constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) and Workers' Party (WP) politician Yee Jenn Jong. In a Facebook post on Wednesday (Mar...