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Unhappy over un-invite?

Submitted by Solomon Lim on February 8, 2014 - 1:58am



Former presidential candidate Tan Cheng Bock (above) posted on Facebook on Friday that he had been “un-invited” to a Chinese New Year party at the Istana.

Dr Tan had been turning up for the event every year since 1980.

The year of the poli-tech

Submitted by Solomon Lim on December 30, 2013 - 1:06am



We look back on the top stories of the year. In the fourth of the series, we delve into the political scandals that got people buzzing.

Palmer: "I made a grave mistake"

Submitted by Solomon Lim on December 13, 2012 - 1:19am


TNP PHOTO: Jonathan Choo
The Speaker of Parliament and MP for Punggol East SMC, Mr Michael Palmer, has resigned over his extramarital affair with a staff member of the People’s Association (PA) working in Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC.

I'm no PAP attack dog

Submitted by magpie on March 16, 2012 - 10:26pm



Netizens have labelled him an "attack dog" planted by the People’s Action Party (PAP) to oppose issues raised by Opposition Members of Parliament.

No comment on 'affair' rumours - WP's Yaw

Submitted by Gregory Loo on January 26, 2012 - 12:53am


TNP PICTURE: Kua Chee Siong

IT HAS not been a happy new year so far for the Workers' Party MP for Hougang, Mr Yaw Shin Leong, who has become the subject of a raging online firestorm.

Ministerial pay cuts - too high or too low?

Submitted by Gregory Loo on January 5, 2012 - 12:23am



THE MINISTERIAL pay review committee made its recommendations yesterday to cut the salaries of Singaporean political appointees.

Prominent SDP members cutting back on party work

Submitted by Gregory Loo on November 3, 2011 - 12:40am


Several prominent members of the Singapore Democratic Party have signalled that they are rethinking their commitment to the party.

Survey: S'poreans still unclear about president's role

Submitted by Gregory Loo on November 1, 2011 - 11:22pm


DESPITE the heated debates about the role of the Elected President during the Presidential Election just a few months ago, many Singaporeans appear to be still unclear about what the man in the highest office of the land can do.

Workers' Party whacks back

Submitted by Juliana June Rasul on August 25, 2011 - 12:01am


Yesterday, WP's secretary-general Low Thia Khiang came forward to refute claims made by the PA's grassroots leaders that the Hougang Town Council (HTC) had been restricting their access to space for years.


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