As an avid reader (or should I say student) of the Straits Times, I thought the only political party in Singapore is the PAP - actually what I mean to say is I thought the only active political party is the PAP......... that was my impression from the Straits Times. I seems the Workers Party also has plenty of activities you can visit their website www.wp.org.sg
.....but be careful, it is full of information that is not properly harmonised with that of the Straits Times and the information has not gone through any approval. There is a high risk that it contains information that will confuse you and you cause to think....
Worker's Party is now led by someone by the name of Slyvia Lim a law lecturer by profession. She obviously knows the law intimately because she hasn't been sued for defamation, file her taxes wrongly, etc.
Slyvia Lim made an amazing statement that she will "get rid of GRCs when she come into power". I'm seriously troubled by that statement. Really troubled. You see every election for the past 30 years, I don't get to vote. So elections are normally boring affairs for me save for one fact - "What GRC am I in this time?". Sometimes I'm cut across to Bedok sometimes Marine Parade, perhaps XYC GRC in the next elections when they redraw the GRC boundaries. Not only that the 5-6 new faces in the GRC takes me the next 4-5 years to remember until the next election when they change people again. The GRC also takes very interesting shapes one is snake like stretching right across the middle of Singapore - I was thinking something shaped like Mickey Mouse might appear in the next elections.
The Worker's party also claim there is a "lack of transparency" in the selection of President? Hey what are they talking about?! They (govt & Straits Times) were very transparent what - all the issues of Andrew Kuan lack of qualification was shown transparently to everyone and all of Nathan's wonderful accomplishment was continuously reported prior to the elections. Also Andrew Kuan looked so fierce on all the Straits Times reports and Nathan has such a friendly smiling face - isn't it obvious who is qualified to be president. Instead of millions of people going to vote for president, isn't it better for us to stay at home watch TV and let a govt panel decide for us.....I believe the PAP, for the good of the people and not wanting to trouble them to take time off to vote, might want to implement such as system in the future for the GE. ...for me there will be no difference because I didn't get to vote for 30 years.
Yes the Workers Party also urges people to take time off from your golf and shopping to speak up. In other words sacrifice your entertainment time and speak up. That is really bad advice, scully kena like Catharine Lim case become humiliated in public or Andrew Kuan situation where all his former employers release confidential personal information about his job asessment. ...worst still Tang Liang Hong have to flee from the country. ....all these people did was stand up and speak up ...see what happened to them. Obviously, the Workers Party does not work for the good of Singaporeans by giving them such bad advice. Wasn't Tang Liang Hong from the Worker's Party?! Haven't these WP youth wing members learned their lession. Under the PAP, we are better off concentrating on our shopping and golf.