Jeannette Chong-Aruldoss launches Mountbatten Manifesto

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 to perform the dual roles of a Singaporean Member of Parliament – … Read more

AHPETC Chairman’s Review

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 several reasons. First, the audited financial statements for the year are filed … Read more

Is the “controversial” AHPETC management fee really that controversial?

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 bodies. In order to do so, the audited 2013/2014 Annual Reports of … Read more

Workers’ Party releases video of candidates

“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 direction for the future of Singapore.” “I’m happy that the Workers’ Party, … Read more

Is the PAP really listening, or just hearing us?

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 the ruling party “a strong mandate to continue with what they are … Read more

Nadine Yap: Will be speaking up even if not in parliament

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. However, it is now clear that Ms Yap will likely not be standing for election, with the recent announcement of confirmed candidates for Bishan-Toa … Read more

Questions asked over MND letter on AHPETC managing agents

A statement the Ministry of National Development (MND) released Saturday afternoon has triggered questions over whether both the civil service and the mainstream media have been used as vehicles for election politics. In a statement released at 5pm on Saturday, MND accused FM Solutions & Services (FMSS) – the managing agent of the Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town … Read more

AHPETC slams MND for careless accusations

The Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council (AHPETC), run by the Workers’ Party (WP) has issued a strongly-worded rebuttal of the statement by the Ministry of National Development (MND) on Saturday. The MND had made allegations against the town council, claiming that its managing agent had “profiteered” from dealings with the town council. AHPETC wrote to Mr … Read more