15 Feb '12, 9pm

PAP criticism of WP expulsion of errant part member is odd; they really aren't good at politics.

SINGAPORE - As rumours of his alleged infidelity raged on over the past month, Hougang Member of Parliament Yaw Shin Leong chose to keep mum. The married man's persistent silence, even with his party leaders, and a no-show at a meeting on Tuesday where he was invited to discuss the allegations, proved to be the final straw for the Workers' Party (WP) leadership: It announced yesterday it had expelled Mr Yaw with immediate effect. The expulsion means that Mr Yaw, 35, has to vacate his Hougang seat and a by-election will be held at a date to be decided by the Prime Minister. The expulsion came as a shock to most Hougang residents TODAY spoke to and drew fire from Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and People's Action Party chairman Khaw Boon Wan. Mr Lee said that the WP "has let down the voters of Hougang" while Mr Khaw called on the party to "come clean". Citing the fact that W...

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