Daily Archives: 2011-05-09

Lets strive towards a First World Parliament: WP

Press release by the Workers’ Party. The Workers’ Party would like to thank all voters, members, friends, volunteers and supporters who have directly and indirectly helped us in our journey towards a First World Parliament in GE 2011! Thank you, the voters of Aljunied GRC and Hougang SMC for giving us your support to vote our candidates into the 12th …

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A new chapter for the SDP has just begun

Andrew Loh The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) may do better than what the Workers’ Party (WP) have done come the next General Election. The WP’s victory in Aljunied GRC is based on several factors, of course. These include its consistent grassroots work, trustworthy brand names of Low Thia Khiang, Sylvia Lim and the party itself, and a slate of credible …

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The fall of Potong Pasir – a resident’s account

  Emir Shafri After hours on end at the edge of my seat, I received horrible word. Potong Pasir has fallen. Potong Pasir. The opposition stronghold Potong Pasir. My Potong Pasir. Damn. A year ago, I moved to Potong Pasir, and fell in love with it. To me, it represented one of Singapore’s last bastions for democracy. It was the outlier: a …

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Post-GE 2011, and the fire within

Howard Lee On the morning of cooling-off day, I was moved by what I read on the front page of Today. The page was split in half – the perfect picture of balance. On one side, the image of Low Thia Kiang, the other of George Yeo. The commentaries ran down the centre. But what struck me was not the attempt …

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