Low Thia Khiang

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Name: Low Thia Khiang
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Disabled lawyer among 9 new NMPs

LAWYER Chia Yong Yong, 52, will make history as the first wheelchair user to have a place in Parliament. The president of SPD, formerly known as the Society for the Physically Disabled, is one of nine new Nominated MPs (NMPs) chosen to give fresh perspectives ... [Published Asiaone - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

What exactly does a Nominated Member of Parliament do?

Here are some facts to set it straight: What are the differences between elected MPs and NMPs? The Singapore Constitution allows for three types of Members of Parliament (MPs):• elected MPs (MPs);• Non-Constituency MPs (NCMPs); and• Nominated MPs (NM ... [Published Asiaone - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 2 reports

New NMP to make history in Parliament

L AWYER Chia Yong Yong, 52, will make history as the first wheelchair user to have a seat in Parliament.The Society for the Physically Disabled president is one of nine new Nominated Members of Parliament (NMPs) chosen to give fresh perspectives on the ... [Published MyPaper.sg - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Just a renewal process

Workers' Party former chairman says internal election 'keeps performances in check' Aug 9, 2014 6:00am By :  RONALD LOH and NG JUN SENThey rarely speak to the media about the party.Indeed, The Workers' Party official channels ignored several attempts ... [Published Electric New Paper - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Discontent among WP's old guard

P ARTY elections within the Workers' Party (WP) are usually non-events.And, by all accounts, it was business as usual on Sunday with Sylvia Lim and Low Thia Khiang being returned unchallenged as chairman and secretary-general, respectively.But something ... [Published MyPaper.sg - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

WHISTLE-BLOWERS IN THE PARTY?

6:00amIn 2012, a writer claiming to be a party insider sent a Workers' Party document to the media, detailing minutes of a meeting of the party's central executive council (CEC) held on May 12, 2011.It was to decide on the two Non-Constituency Member ... [Published Electric New Paper - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 4 reports

Internal election drama at Workers' Party headquarters

Party elections within the Workers' Party (WP) are usually non-events. And by all accounts, it was business as usual yesterday with Ms Sylvia Lim and Mr Low Thia Khiang being returned unchallenged as chairman and secretary-general respectively.But something ... [Published Electric New Paper - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Rise and rise of Speakers' Corner

SINGAPORE - In less than two months, the Speakers' Corner at Hong Lim Park will celebrate its 14th anniversary. In the last year or so, thousands of Singaporeans turned up there to protest against the Population White Paper and the Central Provident Fund ... [Published Asiaone - Jul 26 2014]
Entities: Hong Lim, Protest, Singapore

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Disabled lawyer among 9 new NMPs [Published Asiaone - Aug 14 2014]
What exactly does a Nominated Member of Parliam... [Published Asiaone - Aug 12 2014]
Singapore: All-new slate of Nominated Members o... [Published Malay Mail - Aug 12 2014]
New NMP to make history in Parliament [Published MyPaper.sg - Aug 12 2014]
All-new slate of NMPs named [Published Today Online - Aug 11 2014]
Just a renewal process [Published Electric New Paper - Aug 09 2014]
Discontent among WP's old guard [Published MyPaper.sg - Jul 29 2014]
WHISTLE-BLOWERS IN THE PARTY? [Published Electric New Paper - Jul 28 2014]
Internal election drama at Workers' Party headq... [Published Electric New Paper - Jul 28 2014]
Workers’ Party CEC election: Six members make w... [Published Today Online - Jul 27 2014]
Sylvia Lim, Low Thia Khiang re-elected as WP's ... [Published Channel NewsAsia - Jul 27 2014]
Workers’ Party holds CEC election [Published Today Online - Jul 27 2014]
Rise and rise of Speakers' Corner [Published Asiaone - Jul 26 2014]
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