Strengthening Singapore’s political foundations: A call to action by Leong Mun Wai on Singapore’s 58th National Day

Leong Mun Wai urges Singaporeans to strengthen political checks and balances, emphasizing, ‘The best is yet to be for Singapore if we dare to make the right decision in upcoming elections.

Leader of Opposition criticizes SNOC’s “blanket non-selection”, calls for greater leniency approach toward Soh Rui Yong

Leader of the Opposition Pritam Singh called for leniency towards Soh Rui Yong, excluded from the Asian Games, expressing concern for his future prospects. He questioned Singapore National Olympic Council’s differed treatment towards Soh, highlighting the council’s history of forgiving athletes involved in criminal offenses while Soh had not.

Indranee accused PSP’s video of intending to “cast aspersions”, Video removed and both NCMP Leong and his party apologised

Both Leong Mun Wai and the Progress Singapore Party issued an apology after Leader of the House, Indranee Rajah insisted on an apology from PSP and the Non-constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) over a Facebook post made by the alternative party in Singapore. A letter has been sent to the party and Leong, demanding a public apology to be posted on PSP’s Facebook page and all other social media platforms. The deadline for the apology is 10 pm on Thursday (6 Jul). Failure to comply will result in the matter being referred to the Committee of Privilege.

Indranee Rajah demands apology over ‘Sia Suay’ Facebook post by Progress Singapore Party

Indranee Rajah, Leader of the House, confronts PSP’s Leong Mun Wai in Parliament, demanding an apology for a ‘sia suay’ post that misrepresents parliamentary proceedings even after Leong Mun Wai clarifies the reference of the term.

Progress Singapore Party NCMPs file parliamentary questions to seek clarification on Ridout Road saga

Both Non-Constituency Members of Parliament (NCMP) from the Progress Singapore Party (PSP) has raised parliamentary questions about state bungalow tenancies by Singapore Cabinet Ministers, urging the release of essential information for a comprehensive debate. Questions address conflicts of interest, rental rates, and costs incurred, among other concerns.

Leong Mun Wai says more voices needed in Parliament; One-third opposition seats possible with public support

At a press conference on last Saturday, Progress Singapore Party’s Secretary-General, Leong Mun Wai, discussed potential political alliances and the party’s ambitions for the upcoming general elections. Though discussions with other parties are yet to take place, Leong noted the potential benefits of forming an alliance. Addressing the party’s past electoral performance, he emphasized the need to increase the number of elected PSP members. He also highlighted the importance of garnering sufficient support on the ground, and proposed that the opposition should hold approximately one-third of the parliamentary seats.

Leong Mun Wai responds to ‘confrontational’ label: Pursuing answers is a Parliamentarian’s duty

Addressing the critique of his ‘confrontational’ parliamentary style, Progress Singapore Party Secretary-General, Leong Mun Wai emphasises his commitment to obtaining answers. He believes that asking follow-up questions and persisting for definitive answers are core duties of a parliamentarian. Mr Leong invites Singaporeans to judge whether his approach is confrontational while Dr Tan Cheng Bock, PSP founder, stresses that Mr Leong’s style is merely distinct, focused on eliciting answers rather than instigating confrontations.

Proposals for enhanced resources and support for MPs rejected by Leader of the House, Indranee Rajah

NCMP Leong Mun Wai’s proposals to offer more resources and support to opposition MPs, NCMPs, and Nominated Members of Parliament were rejected by Leader of the House, Indranee Rajah. She argued that current rules provide sufficient opportunity for MPs to hold the government accountable and engage in debate. Mr Leong’s suggestions included establishing a research department within the Parliament Secretariat, increasing allowances for hiring legislative and secretarial assistants, and strengthening the opposition’s role.

May Day Message: PSP advocates for fair compensation, flexible work arrangements, and inclusivity

In a May Day message, Progress Singapore Party Secretary-General Leong Mun Wai emphasizes the importance of fair compensation, decent working conditions, and fighting discrimination in the workplace. The party expresses its commitment to advocate for lower-income workers and championing flexible work arrangements. They seek to build a more inclusive society and ensure Singaporeans have the support and opportunities they need to thrive.

How did an Associate Professor of Law’s Article on PSP in the Straits Times get it so wrong?

The opinion piece by Kok Ming Cheang criticizes an article written by Eugene Tan, an Associate Professor of Law, which was published in The Straits Times. The author argues that Tan’s analysis of the Progress Singapore Party and its new Secretary-General, Leong Mun Wai, is flawed and biased. The author suggests that his descriptions of Leong and the party are unfair and inaccurate. The article is seen as a personal attack rather than an objective discourse on Singapore’s political landscape.