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The PAP’s Dr Lily Neo says the PAP is doing a good job planning ahead to do what’s right for Singaporeans, and that it’s not the PAP’s style to go for the popular vote. This is a recent interview which the MP for Tanjong Pagar GRC gave to the Straits Times, where she talks more about the implications of the Pioneer Generation Package. How are...

This is an excerpt from a speech delivered in parliament given by the Worker’s Party’s Gerald Giam. The points Mr Giam raised are in response to the issues addressed in Singapore’s 2014 budget. PIONEER GENERATION PACKAGE Madam, it is important that we honour our pioneers and do so before it is too late. Last year, over 13,000 people aged 65 and over...

Every year the Government Budget registers the highest expenditure for the Ministry of Defence. This year is no different with $12.3 billion or 20 percent of the national budget going to the Ministry of Defence. After Israel, Singapore spends the most money per capita on the military in the world. But while Israel is at war with its neighbours, who are we fighting...

MP for West Coast GRC Ms Foo Mee Har shares the case of one of her residents who was helped through a very difficult time by the community around her. Madam J’s husband was in prison, leaving her to care for their two young children alone. The community rallied around her to help make her 2-room HDB flat more comfortable by installing necessary fixtures such...

The Workers’ Party wishes a speedy recovery to the Home Team officers and other victims who were injured during the riot in Little India on Sunday 8 December 2013, and we extend our condolences to the family of the deceased traffic accident victim, Mr Sakthivel Kumaravelu. We believe that the Police will carry out a thorough investigation to apprehend those responsible...

Funny, resolution’s usually come at the beginning of the year, as a look-ahead, and not when the year is coming to an end. Well, People’s Action Party members have less than a month to put this into effect. Let’s hope they get it right.   At this 2013 Party Convention, we pledge ourselves anew to our Cause – to build a better Singapore,...

First of all, Singapore has very good healthcare. The healthcare facilities are good. The doctors are good, the hospitals are excellent. The problem is, it’s not very affordable. Singapore’s very good healthcare has been there since the 1980s at the time when the government owned all the hospitals and the government ran all the hospitals and the government’s...