Sarawak Workers Party

The Sarawak Workers Party (Malay: Parti Pekerja Sarawak, abbreviated SWP) is a political party based in Sarawak, Malaysia. It is a splinter party formed by some former Sarawak Peoples' Party (PRS) members led by dissident leader Larry Sng Wei Shien who took over the Sabah People's Front (SPF) and turned into the new SWP.[1][2]

Sarawak Workers Party

Parti Pekerja Sarawak
SWP
AbbreviationSWP
PresidentMunan Laja
FounderLarry Sng Wei Shien
Founded2012
Split fromSarawak Peoples' Party (PRS)
Preceded bySabah People's Front (SPF)
HeadquartersLot 9373, Section 64, KTLD 121-A, Jalan Kenny Hill, 93350 Kuching, Sarawak
Youth wingYouth's Section
ColoursRed, yellow, white
Dewan Negara:
0 / 70
Dewan Rakyat:
0 / 222
Sarawak State Legislative Assembly:
0 / 82
Website
www.swp.org.my
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The party founder and president Larry Sng unexpectedly resigned from SWP in April 2016.[3]

See also

References

  1. Nigel Edgar (8 May 2012). "Sabah People's Front reborn as Sarawak Workers Party". The Star. Retrieved 12 June 2018.
  2. "Barisan Rakyat Sabah Bersekutu (English: Federated Sabah People's Front)". SINGAPORE ELECTIONS. Retrieved 13 April 2016.
  3. Yu Ji (20 April 2016). "Sarawak polls: SWP founder quits party". The Star. Retrieved 12 June 2018.
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