Secretary-General Lee Hsien Loong said, “Using all the media people are comfortable and familiar with, then we can be present to contest with them [Loyal Opposition]. And if we see things that are not correct on websites which are respectable and reliable, then we have to be there to put our point of view so people will be able to know the facts and to respond to it.”

YPAP Chairman Teo Ser Luck said, “We don’t own the New Media. We don’t own that space. Opposition will have their space. The other parties will have their space too. But I think the way to win it … is that who can engage and communicate more effectively and who can be trusted.” What remains unanswered is how much space.

With the exception of the introduction of electronic voting, election regulation remains largely unchanged since GE2006. The Election Department retains power to harass independent groups on matters over financial remuneration for election advertisement while MDA can still apply administrative pressure on perceived political websites.


 
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