Despite the dirty smearing of the PAP on WP candidate Raeesah Khan, the WP leadership Pritam Singh and Sylvia Lim stood by their candidate and came out looking even more good than the PAP. If the PAP thought they could destroy the WP Sengkang team with this, they can't be even more wrong.Read More »
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GE2020: WP’s Aljunied GRC Team Will Comprise Pritam Singh, Sylvia Lim, Faisal Manap, Leon Perera and Gerald Giam
The Worker's Party has confirmed its five-member Aljunied GRC team contesting this election: Pritam Singh, Sylvia Lim, Muhamad Faisal Manap, Leon Perera and Gerald Giam. This follows the announcement that Chen Show Mao, Png Eng Huat and former party chief Low Thia Kiang are not contesting in this election.Read More »
WHAT’S THE POINT OF HAVING DEBATES IF MINISTER’S SPEECHES ARE NOT TO BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY?
A netizen disagreed with Min Shanmugam for saying that every minister's speech be taken as statutory legislation. He argued that if this is true, it defeats the purpose of The Hansard (an official record of speeches) and having Parliamentary sittings in the first place. What do you think?Read More »
WILL THE GOVT LET THE PEOPLE READ AGC ADVICE FOR THEMSELVES?
I refer to the article “Parliament: Shanmugam, Sylvia Lim debate reason for Govt’s decision on counting of presidential terms” (Straits Times, Oct 4).Read More »
DON’T BE MISLED, DECISION TO START COUNTING FROM WEE KIM WEE WAS NOT BASED ON AGC’S ADVICE
Workers' Party's Sylvia Lim, who finally got to speak on the EP, argued that the Government misled people into thinking that the decision to start counting from Wee Kim Wee was a result of the AGC's advice, when it was not.Read More »
WP SYLVIA LIM’S RESERVED PRESIDENCY MOTION FINALLY PICKED, VIKRAM NAIR NS MOTION FAILS FOR 4TH TIME
Just balloted for tomorrow's adjournment motion (3 Oct 2017). Sylvia Lim's motion has been picked. She was present for the draw, as she had been the previous round. Vikram Nair's motion would have to be deferred again for the fourth time. His topic is on the future of NS. There are various platforms for every individual MPs to surface issues that concern them. Do make full use of these opportunities.Read More »
2ND TIME UNLUCKY, WILL WP EVER GET TO TALK ABOUT EP IN PARLIAMENT?
Our reader wonder if Workers' Party will have the chance to speak on the Elected Presidency in Parliament. He asked if it's possible for all 6 WP MPs to file similar adjournment motions and at the last minute so they stand a better chance.Read More »
WORKERS PARTY FAILS 2ND BID, NO CHANCE TO TALK ABOUT RESERVED ELECTION
Surprise, the Workers' Party has failed in its 2nd bid to talk about the Elected Presidency in Parliament. Dr Intan Azura's topic on preserving green space was chosen instead. Do you think WP will still get a chance to speak at the next Parliamentary sitting?Read More »
WP’S SYLVIA LIM RE-FILES NOTICE TO TALK ABOUT ELECTED PRESIDENCY IN PARLIAMENT
Sylvia Lim of the Workers' Party has re-filed a notice to speak on an adjournment motion on the topic "Counting from President Wee Kim Wee or President Ong Teng Cheong for Reserved Presidential Election - Policy Decision or Legal Question?"Read More »
WP MPS KENA SUED AGAIN, THIS TIME BY PASIR RIS-PUNGGOL TOWN COUNCIL
Workers' Party and Aljunied GRC Members of Parliament Low Thia Khiang, Sylvia Lim and Pritam Singh among others will now have to fend off a 2nd lawsuit after Pasir Ris-Punggol Town Council announced that it too would begin legal proceedings against the WP town councillors to recover allegedly mismanaged funds.Read More »