WORKERS' PARTY

Discuss minimum-wage idea now, even if it's to be implemented later: Jamus Lim

WHILE the current crisis might not necessarily be an ideal time to implement a minimum wage, the topic is worth discussing now, to prepare for rolling out such a policy in the future, Workers' Party...

Leader of the Opposition to lead scrutiny of government, receive confidential briefings

AMONG other duties, Singapore's new Leader of the Opposition will take the lead in presenting alternative views in parliamentary debates, and may be called upon to attend official state functions...

Keep focus on key issues in PAP manifesto: DPM Heng

THE withdrawal of Ivan Lim from the People's Action Party's (PAP) list of candidates for the General Election (GE) is "regrettable", said Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat on Sunday.

WP proposes SME bank, redundancy insurance in election manifesto; unveils final four candidates

A DEDICATED bank to help finance small and medium-sized enterprises' (SMEs) expansion overseas, minimum wage and redundancy insurance were among the proposals in the Workers' Party (WP) election...

WP proposes SME bank, redundancy insurance in its manifesto

WORKERS’ Party (WP) secretary-general Pritam Singh warned that there is a “real risk” of a wipe-out of elected opposition members of parliament (MPs) at the upcoming elections as he unveiled WP’s...

Workers' Party introduces third batch of 5 candidates for GE2020

PRO-FAMILY policies, property prices and support for mid-career transitions are among the issues that Workers' Party's (WP) third batch of first-time candidates for the upcoming General Election...

Economics professor, activist among WP's second batch of GE candidates

AMONG the Workers' Party's second batch of candidates introduced on Friday are two first-time candidates, one an economics professor and the other, a social activist.

Goh Chok Tong, Low Thia Khiang exit politics as parties gear up for new battles

NEW candidates continued to be introduced on Thursday for the general election, but political watchers also drew significance from the departure of two heavyweights from the arena - opposition...

WP's Low Thia Khiang, Chen Show Mao, Png Eng Huat not contesting GE2020

WORKERS' Party's (WP) former chief Low Thia Khiang and two senior members - Aljunied GRC MP Chen Show Mao and Hougang MP Png Eng Huat - have decided not to take part in the upcoming General Election...

An election with plenty at stake for every political party

ELECTION fever is in the air, and all the political parties in Singapore are working overtime - both on the ground, and on their social media platforms - as the countdown begins to Nomination Day...

Parties stake out the ground in a social media-focused election

A DAY after the long-awaited Writ of Election was issued, the signs that this contest will be fought in a markedly different way are already evident.