Monthly Archives: August 2015

Jeannette Chong-Aruldoss launches Mountbatten Manifesto
By Kirsten Han Posted on by Kirsten Han 0

Jeannette Chong-Aruldoss, the Singapore People’s Party (SPP) candidate for Mountbatten SMC, on Monday launched her manifesto for Mountbatten, outlining her plans for the constituency should she be elected. Running with the slogan “Tireless in Mountbatten, Fearless in Parliament”, Chong-Aruldoss strove to emphasise her ability Read More

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Your candidate: Yee Jenn Jong – A life of service
By theonlinecitizen Posted on by theonlinecitizen 0

If you thought Yee Jenn Jong only started serving the community after entering politics, you would be way off the mark. Mr Yee, a Workers’ Party (WP) member who became a Non-constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) in 2011 after the general election, has Read More

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Workers’ Party introduces final batch of candidates
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The Workers’ Party’s fifth and final batch of candidates were introduced on Monday (31 Aug). The three candidates are Mr Bernard Chen, 29, a project executive at a funeral services company; Mr Leon Perera, 44, CEO of an international research and consulting agency; Read More

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AHPETC Chairman’s Review
By Andrew Loh Posted on by Andrew Loh 0

The following was published on the Workers’ Party website on Monday. THE YEAR IN PERSPECTIVE It is with satisfaction that Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council (AHPETC) presents this annual report enclosing its audited accounts for Financial Year (FY) 2014/15. This report is significant for Read More

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Sylvia Lim’s second letter to residents, informs them of TC surplus
By theonlinecitizen Posted on by theonlinecitizen 0

The following letter was published on the Workers’ Party website. SECOND OPEN LETTER TO RESIDENTS OF ALJUNIED-HOUGANG-PUNGGOL EAST TOWN Dear Residents, In my First Open Letter to you in June 2015, I explained three main points concerning various allegations made against Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Read More

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Is the “controversial” AHPETC management fee really that controversial?
By Gangasudhan Posted on by Gangasudhan 0

By Gangasudhan With much being said about the management fee being paid by Town Councils to their vendors, the question comes down to how much all the Town Councils pay for the service of administration and support for the running of these municipal Read More

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Workers’ Party releases video of candidates
By theonlinecitizen Posted on by theonlinecitizen 0

“This election will be landmark election,” says Workers’ Party secretary general, Low Thia Khiang, in the party’s video featuring its candidates for the upcoming elections. “It marks a new phase for Singapore after 50 years of independence, and your vote will set the Read More

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Is the PAP really listening, or just hearing us?
By Howard Lee Posted on by Howard Lee 0

By Howard Lee “(ESM Goh Chok Tong) noted that Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s Government had listened to the people since the last election and accelerated many plans and programmes. So if Singaporeans are happy with what has been done, they should give Read More

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Nadine Yap: Will be speaking up even if not in parliament
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

When Ms Nadine Yap was introduced weeks ago as a slated candidate for Democratic Progressive Party in the Bishan-Toa Payoh Team, voters at the GRC were impressed with her eloquency and credentials. https://www.facebook.com/theonlinecitizen/videos/10153642507546383/?permPage=1 However, it is now clear that Ms Yap will likely not be Read More

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Daniel Goh & Zaobao: A dark day for academia
By theonlinecitizen Posted on by theonlinecitizen 0

By Dr Liew Kai Khiun From professors in universities to kindergarten teachers at the frontline of education, as educators we interact with countless students constantly within professional and institutional frameworks. Through varying levels of scrutiny in terms of formal declaration of conflict of interests, Read More

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