16 Feb '12, 2pm

Diary of A Singaporean Mind: WP ups the ante with Yaw's sacking.... #sgelections

When TRE had the first scoop on Yaw's alleged affairs, I was wondering how it would be handled by the WP. While the Internet has increased its reach, it wasn't very clear that rumors will die off or keep circulating. The people involved kept silent so there was little to feed the rumor mill and tabloids to keep the momentum on the story going. However, the tabloids were persistent in their reporting and reported another alleged affair involving Yaw after some investigation. This left the WP will little choice. They had campaigned for more transparent govt and accountability in last year's GE. There was immense public interest involved and keeping silent risk the WP being accused of having double standards and its reputation would have been badly damaged. From time to time, I've had rumors about the private lives surrounding various politicians and public figures sent to me...

Full article: http://singaporemind.blogspot.com/2012/02/wp-ups-ante-wit...

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