18 Feb '12, 11pm

Can the Workers' Party ride out the Yaw Shin Leong scandal?

Can the Workers' Party ride out the Yaw Shin Leong scandal?

WP chief Low Thia Khiang (left) with former Hougang MP Yaw Shin Leong at a Chinese New Year dinner a week ago. Mr Low had mentored him since 2001. -- ST PHOTO: NURIA LING By Kor Kian Beng , Rachel Chang and Teo Wan Gek Suddenly, after being seen as the most disciplined opposition party since the last general election (GE), the Workers' Party (WP) had a bit of a climbdown last week. After steadfastly refusing to explain itself, the party sacked its Hougang MP Yaw Shin Leong for not accounting to the WP leadership amid mounting allegations of extramarital affairs, including with a married WP member. The prurient interest may be on Mr Yaw's sexual shenanigans but the political implications rest squarely on the party leadership's - especially WP chief Low Thia Khiang's - handling of the saga. First, the sacking, coming after weeks of silence by the WP and Mr Yaw over his alleg...

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