Daily Archives: 2011-03-06

PAP’s campaign begins – with baby in arms

Your comments, please. “At the National Day rally speech [in 1988], [Lee Kuan Yew] had said that getting people to perform was not a matter of smiling and kissing babies and patting people on the back all the time.” socialstudiesmonfort.blogspot.com

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Will voters give WP vote of confidence?

Andrew Loh From the outcome of the opposition pow-wow on Saturday, contests in all constituencies in Singapore’s next General Election look certain. The Workers’ Party (WP) emerged as the opposition party which will likely contest the most number of constituencies – up to nine. These include 4 Group Representation Constituencies (GRCs) and 5 Single-member Constituencies (SMC). In the 2006 elections, …

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GRC system: Wool Over Eyes (Part 1 of 6)

With the General Elections just around the corner, we thought it is time to look at the election system and its historical development in Singapore. In a series of articles, Rajiv Chaudhry examines the Group Representation Constituency system and asks whether it serves us well. He concludes that the longer term interests of Singaporeans will be best served by a …

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