04 May '11, 5am

CNA: GE WP says healthcare among top concerns of East Coast residents #wp #wpsg #wpge2011 #sgelections

CNA: GE WP says healthcare among top concerns of East Coast residents #wp #wpsg #wpge2011 #sgelections

SINGAPORE : The Workers' Party candidate who is contesting in East Coast GRC, Eric Tan, has said healthcare issues are among the top concerns of residents. He noted that the area has more elderly residents than several other parts of Singapore and many have expressed worry about healthcare affordability. Speaking to reporters at a walkabout on Wednesday morning, Mr Tan said national issues seem to trump municipal ones in his conversations with residents. These include concerns over education, housing and transportation. Mr Tan, who is also the treasurer of the Workers' Party, said: "Concessions for elderly citizens for transport - they felt that they shouldn't have all these peak hour penalties, you know? Things like that. "They'd rather have an all-day type of bus fare concession for elderly, and of course, they also want it all free because they think they're elderly. Th...

Full article: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews...

Tweets

'We are coming back': WP East Coast team #SGelections

'We are coming back': WP East Coast team #SGele...

straitstimes.com 08 May '11, 1pm

FRESH from faring better than it had expected, the Workers' Party team that lost in East Coast GRC has set its sight on vi...

CNA

channelnewsasia.com 05 May '11, 2am

SINGAPORE: Health Minister Khaw Boon Wan has rebutted rumours that he only paid S$8 for his heart bypass surgery last year...

GE: WP's Chen Show Mao on resale flat prices

GE: WP's Chen Show Mao on resale flat prices

channelnewsasia.com 04 May '11, 3pm

SINGAPORE: Workers' Party candidate for Aljunied GRC, Chen Show Mao, says that Aljunied residents need not worry about the...

I'll move to West Coast if elected, says Jeyaretnam: By Neo Chai Chin, TODAY | Posted: 05 May 2011 0649 hrs SING...

I'll move to West Coast if elected, says Jeyare...

channelnewsasia.com 04 May '11, 11pm

SINGAPORE: The Reform Party (RP) team contesting in West Coast Group Representation Constituency (GRC) on Wednesday unveil...

GE: WP playing with Aljunied residents' lives, says George Yeo

GE: WP playing with Aljunied residents' lives, ...

channelnewsasia.com 01 May '11, 12am

Singapore: The Workers' Party (WP) isn't just guilty of creating an "emotional dilemma" for the voters of Aljunied Group R...

GE: Credit hardworking civil servants, not PAP, says WP

GE: Credit hardworking civil servants, not PAP,...

channelnewsasia.com 02 May '11, 1pm

SINGAPORE: Worker's Party's candidate for Aljunied Group Representation Constituency (GRC) Chen Show Mao has urged Singapo...

WP gives NCMP seat to younger fellow, so Eric T...

todayonline.com 13 May '11, 12am

SINGAPORE - With an eye on the next General Election, the Workers' Party's top leadership last night made a strategic deci...

Healthcare at the heart of it: by Cheow Xin Yi ...

todayonline.com 08 May '11, 8pm

SINGAPORE - Municipal improvements and healthcare policies took centrestage in the battle for votes in Sembawang Group Rep...

GE: SDP's John Tan defends party's alternative healthcare plan: SINGAPORE : Singapore Democratic Party's (SDP) c...

GE: SDP's John Tan defends party's alternative ...

channelnewsasia.com 05 May '11, 4pm

SINGAPORE : Singapore Democratic Party's (SDP) candidate for Sembawang Group Representation Constituency (GRC), John Tan, ...

Downtown East

Downtown East

downtowneast.com.sg 04 May '11, 10am

With the opening of Orchid Bowl @ E!hub located in Downtown East in April 2008, Orchid Bowl now has 5 centres and is now t...

GE: WP's candidate for Joo Chiat says upgrading not an issue there

GE: WP's candidate for Joo Chiat says upgrading...

channelnewsasia.com 02 May '11, 8am

SINGAPORE : The Workers' Party's candidate for Joo Chiat SMC, Yee Jenn Jong, has said he will focus his efforts on promoti...

(CNA|sg) GE: No "empty promises", says WP

(CNA|sg) GE: No "empty promises", says WP

channelnewsasia.com 29 Apr '11, 12pm

SINGAPORE: Workers' Party (WP) chief Low Thia Khiang said the party will not make "empty promises" to voters, and that his...

(CNA|sg) GE: Shanmugam says WP out to deconstruct fundamental pillars of govt

(CNA|sg) GE: Shanmugam says WP out to deconstru...

channelnewsasia.com 01 May '11, 12pm

SINGAPORE : Law Minister K Shanmugam has said the Workers' Party (WP) is out to deconstruct the fundamental pillars of gov...

WP seeks PAP's cooperation to take over Town Council #SGelections

WP seeks PAP's cooperation to take over Town Co...

straitstimes.com 08 May '11, 9am

THE top priority for the Workers' Party (WP) winning team in Aljunied GRC is to take over the Town Council within 45 days ...