4-rm HDB flat in Marine Parade calculated to cost S$17,700 on average and sold to public at S$20,500 in 1974

According to the archives in the National Library, land reclamation works began at Marine Parade in 1966. Hills at Bedok and Siglap were levelled, and 20,000 cubic metres of earth were moved via conveyor belts to the sea each day. Sand was also sourced from abroad, and by 1970, some 405 hectares of land had been … Read more

WP’s Yee Jenn Jong highlights plight of elderly lady living in “terrible and unlivable mess” in Eunos Crescent flat

Workers’ Party (WP) politician, Yee Jenn Jong on Saturday (27 Mar) shared the plight of an elderly lady living in a “terrible and unlivable mess” in her Eunos Crescent flat after being unable to walk due to her legs being scalded with hot water. According to Mr Yee, he was alerted to the lady’s case … Read more

GE2020 Results: PAP wins Marine Parade GRC with 57.76 per cent of votes

Marine Parade GRC officially called for the People’s Action Party (PAP) with 57.76 per cent of the votes. The winning team comprises Tan Chuan-Jin, Edwin Tong, Seah Kian Peng, Tan See Leng and Fahmi Aliman. They beat the Workers’ Party (WP)’s Ron Tan, Yee Jenn Jong, Fadli Fawzi, Nathaniel Koh and Azhar Latip, the latter … Read more

Full slate of WP Marine Parade GRC candidates continue to walk the ground on tail end of campaign trail

As general election candidates across Singapore reach the tail end of the campaigning period, the Workers’ Party (WP)’s Marine Parade GRC team continue to engage with residents at full capacity during their walkabout at Blk 50A Marine Terrace on Wednesday morning (8 July). A TOC correspondent noted that while WP’s entire team of candidates showed up … Read more

WP’s Pritam Singh and Sylvia Lim receives warm welcome along side with WP team at Marine Parade GRC

Meeting and greeting the residents at Marine Terrace Market and Food Centre on Saturday morning (4 July), the Workers’ Party’s (WP) secretary-general Pritam Singh and chairman Sylvia Lim were received with enthusiasm. Accompanying the WP Marine Parade Group Representation Constituency (GRC) five-member team, Mr Singh and Ms Lim caught the busy morning and brunch crowd … Read more

Lawyer Jeannette Chong-Aruldoss questions the “one-time assistance of S$500” featured on PAP’s Marine Parade GRC candidate’s flyers

Jeannette Chong-Aruldoss, a lawyer and former member of the Singapore People’s Party (SPP) took to Facebook on Friday (3 July) to question the flyers being handed out by People’s Action Party (PAP) Marine Parade GRC candidate Edwin Tong which features a “one-time assistance of $500”. Ms Chong-Aruldoss, who is volunteering for the Workers’ Party at … Read more

WP Marine Parade GRC candidates distribute brochures to Serangoon Ave 1 residents during house visits

The Workers’ Party (WP)’s team of candidates for this year’s Marine Parade Group Representation Constituency (GRC) distributed their brochures during house visits at Serangoon Avenue 1 on Wednesday (1 July), barely a day after Nomination Day took place. Ron Tan Jun Yen, who leads the WP Marine Parade GRC team for the coming election, said … Read more

PAP candidate Tan See Leng “corrects wrong impression” regarding claims of his over 60 directorships

People’s Action Party’s (PAP) newcomer to the Marine Parade GRC team Tan See Leng took to Facebook on Tuesday (30 June) to address a post that has been floating around which said that he holds over 60 directorships. The post called into question Mr Tan’s ability to serve his constituents given the number of directorships … Read more

Why are PAP’s flags hung upside down before Polling Day?

Questions are again raised about the People’s Action Party’s (PAP) party flags and posters. It first surfaced when the violation of display ahead of campaigning period (after nominations are closed on 30 June – 11:59pm on 8 July) was questioned by the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP).  SDP posted photos on its Facebook page on 26 … Read more

The Workers’ Party’s final line-up of candidates for GE2020

Here’s the final line-up for The Workers’ Party (WP) GE2020 candidates across the constituencies the party is contesting as well as who they will be going up against. Aljunied GRC Pritam Singh, Sylvia Lim Swee Lian, Muhamad Faisal Abdul Manap, Gerald Giam Yean Song, and Leon Perera. They will be standing against PAP’s Victor Lye … Read more