13 May '11, 7am

Workers' Party names Yee Jenn Jong, Gerald Giam for NCMP seats

Workers' Party names Yee Jenn Jong, Gerald Giam for NCMP seats

SINGAPORE: The Workers' Party has named its two candidates for the Non-Constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) seats. They are Mr Yee Jenn Jong, who narrowly lost in the Joo Chiat single-member seat to the People's Action Party's Charles Chong by just 382 votes, and Mr Gerald Giam, a member from its team for East Coast Group Representation Constituency which garnered 45.17 per cent of the votes. Mr Yee said: "Many residents have asked me to continue to champion certain national issues for them in the parliament. So I hope to be able to use the NCMP position to raise some of these issues. My area of expertise will be in entrepreneurship, small and medium enterprise and education. "Of course there are issues that Joo Chiat residents have raised to me that are of national interest, and I may raise it up or I may raise it through my fellow colleagues." The appointment of Mr G...

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