Worker Party: The Political Power Within

 

 

This is a pretty good article. Something you will rarely read about in Singapore. News on the inner goings behind the scene of a political party that is opposing the ruling party.  Of course there may be reason for such articles to appear. 

The way the words are written will give one the impression that there is a strife within the party. That the charasmatic leader is losing his grip.  Well this is the problem we are having and there is nothing we can do about it as of now. Still nice to know a little more on the inner goings.

The man was the prized weapon of Low Thia Khiang when The Workers’ Party (WP) secretary-general plotted a bold strategy to win a Group Representation Constituency (GRC) in the 2011 general elections. 

Harvard-Oxford-Stanford educated lawyer Chen Show Mao didn’t disappoint. He turned out to be a trump card in the giant-slaying feat in Aljunied when the two teamed up with three others to send former ministers George Yeo, Lim Hwee Hua and Zainul Abidin Rasheed packing from Aljunied.

source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/what-leadership-fight-means-for-low-chen-131309640.html

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