Chiam See Tong wants to see more opposition in parliament, a vote for SPP is a vote for him: Mrs Lina Chiam

A vote for the Singapore People’s Party (SPP) is a vote for Mr Chiam See Tong, the veteran opposition Member of Parliament who founded SPP and represented Potong Pasir in parliament for 27 years. This was the view of Mrs Lina Chiam, his wife, who added that Mr Chiam would love to see more alternative … Read more

Potong Pasir – Do or die for the Singapore People’s Party?

The next General Elections (GE) which is to be held by April 2021 could well be do or die for the Singapore People’s Party (SPP). This will be the first time that the party heads into a GE without its talismanic figurehead Chiam See Tong as its secretary general. The veteran politician, who served as … Read more

Business as usual for SPP in Mounbatten – Party's potential candidate revealed

On Wednesday evening (26 September), the Singapore People’s Party (“SPP”) were seen canvassing the ground in Mountbatten. This in itself is nothing new, as the party has been walking the ground in Mountbatten on a regular basis since the last General Elections. However, what was noteworthy was the flyers that the Party members were spotted … Read more

Singapore People's Party to hold elections on October 16 – Chiams hint at leadership renewal

This morning, the Singapore People’s Party (SPP) announced that it would be holding its next Ordinary Party Conference on 16 October 2019 where it would be electing a new Central Executive Committee (CEC). In the statement, the Party’s Chairwoman, Mrs Lina Chiam, hinted at leadership renewal by stating that “SPP will be 25-years old in … Read more

“I have reconciled with the Chiams. The hatchet is buried.” – Ben Pwee

Shortly after the General Election in 2011, Benjamin Pwee left the Singapore People’s Party (SPP) in a less than amicable manner. He cited irreconcilable differences with the leadership of the Chiams as one of the reasons for his departure from the party under which banner he contested the seat of Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC. Standing alongside … Read more