15 Feb '12, 1pm

Voters in Hougang have been misled by WP: Khaw

SINGAPORE : The People's Action Party (PAP) Chairman Khaw Boon Wan has said voters in Hougang have been misled by the Workers' Party. He was speaking to reporters just hours after the Workers' Party expelled Hougang's MP Yaw Shin Leong. Mr Khaw said it is a sad development to learn that a Member of Parliament had been found by his party to be insufficient in character and had to be expelled from his party. Mr Khaw said that once a person enters politics, there is no difference between his or her public and private life. He believes that voters take into account a person's character when they go to the polls. He noted that rumours about Mr Yaw's alleged extramarital affair have been circulating for quite some time. Mr Khaw said: "The Workers' Party needs to come clean with the people what information have they got about Mr Yaw and in particular, what did they know about him...

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