08 Feb '12, 12pm

Yaw Shin Leong's exit from WP leadership fuels further questions

SINGAPORE: Hougang MP Yaw Shin Leong's sudden exit from the Workers' Party leadership team has fuelled questions about the move. His resignation from the party's central executive council comes amid speculation of an alleged extramarital affair. When contacted, the party's chairman, Sylvia Lim said the party does not have anything further to add, except that it will continue to support Mr Yaw's work as MP. In a brief statement on Tuesday evening, the Worker's Party said it had accepted Mr Yaw's resignation from its decision-making Central Executive Committee. Mr Yaw's responsibility as treasurer ceased with immediate effect. The party said he will instead focus on his responsibilities as MP. His resignation comes amid speculation about an affair with another party member. Some residents said they are not bothered. "We just want him to do his work properly... He wants to qu...

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