16 Feb '12, 3am

"The New Paper learnt that #TanJeeSay, formerly of the SDP, may be keen to contest the ward." Don't make me hate you

Mr Yaw Shin Leong (top) has been expelled from the Workers' Party. (Above) WP's press conference yesterday evening. PHOTOS: The New Paper, The Straits Times Hougang Member of Parliament Yaw Shin Leong’s silence was deafening as the Workers’ Party (WP) expelled him over affair allegations. He has not responded to any of the allegations, and was no longer in Singapore by the time the WP announced his expulsion in a press conference yesterday evening. He was seen at Changi Airport yesterday morning and his mobile phone has been turned off. He has also removed his Facebook account. With Mr Yaw's expulsion, Hougang Single Member Constituency will have a by-election. But will it be a straight two-cornered fight between WP and the People’s Action Party (PAP)? The New Paper learnt that Mr Tan Jee Say, formerly of the Singapore Democratic Party, may be keen to contest the ward.

Full article: http://www.tnp.sg/content/his-silence-forced-party-act

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