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SDP's Dr Wijeysingha apologises to Acting Manpower Minister

Published on Jan 5, 2013 4:09 PM
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File photo of Dr Vincent Wijeysingha. Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) treasurer Vincent Wijeysingha has apologised to Acting Minister of Manpower Tan Chuan-Jin for allegations he made on Facebook last month. -- TNP PHOTO: GAVIN FOO

Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) treasurer Vincent Wijeysingha has apologised to Acting Minister of Manpower Tan Chuan-Jin for allegations he made on Facebook last month.

Dr Wijeysingha put up a letter of apology on the social networking site on Saturday morning apologising unreservedly to the Minister for defamatory allegations that are "wholly untrue and false".

On December 2, Dr Wijeysingha had written a note on the illegal strike by Chinese bus drivers working for SMRT and in it he had, among others, made allegations that Mr Tan had been either dishonest or deceptive in his handling of the issue.

In his apology he wrote that the allegations were "made without basis".

 
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