02 Sep '11, 6am

It was reported on Wednesday that National Trade Unions Congress (NTUC) chief Mr Lim Swee Say said that the NTUC...

It was reported on Wednesday that National Trade Unions Congress (NTUC) chief Mr Lim Swee Say said that the NTUC...

Mr Lim used this outcome to show that the NTUC wanted to become an independent organisation. Independent from what, one may ask? The NTUC was formed when the now defunct Singapore Trade Unions Congress (STUC) split and gave rise to the Trade Unions Congress (TUC) which later became the NTUC and the Singapore Association of Trade Unions (SATU). Mr Lee Kuan Yew and the late Mr Lim Chin Siong had fought for the control of the STUC. When it splintered in 1961, Mr Lee controlled the TUC while Mr Lim led SATU. This mirrored the split within the PAP itself. When Mr Lim left the party to form the Barisan Sosialis, he took with him the meat and bones of the PAP as well as STUC. Mr Lim was by far the more popular national leader with the party and the labour movement. But because the British supported Mr Lee who was also the prime minister then, Mr Lim Chin Siong was arrested and de...

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