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Daily Archives: 2011-03-10

Former RP members join NSP

“The National Solidarity Party (NSP) has received a boost to it’s campaign for the upcoming General Election. Members of the breakaway faction of the Reform Party have joined the NSP.” The confirmation was announced by the NSP’s secretary general. Mr GohMeng Seng, at a press conference at its party headquarters, Thursday. The new NSP members include Mr Tony Tan, Ms Hazel Poa, …

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Comcare: Moving statistics?

by Leong Sze Hian I refer to the Committee of Supply debate for the Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports. According to the article “CDCs help 6 in 10 people find jobs” (ST, Feb 25), “39,500 or 71 per cent of approved applications (for financial assistance) were successful, up from 42,100, or 67 per cent, in 2009”. But according …

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Dr Lily Neo – a rare PAP breed

by Andrew Loh “[I] just felt I needed to shout for these people,” MP for Jalan Besar GRC, Dr Lily Neo, told The New Paper in 2008. She was referring to her questions to the Minister for Community Development, Youth and Sports (MCYS) in Parliament over its assistance schemes for the needy. Dr Neo estimated that the number is some …

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Election Watch Part VIII – The Digital Warfare in Electoral Battle

The following is an excerpt of  article posted on March 9, 2011 on the blog De Leviathan. The following article is contributed to the Singapore General Election Portal (SGEP). The articles refered to herein can be found in the SGEP. The Digital Warfare in Electoral Battle The Editorial , “The Electoral Battle Is Shaping Up” [Editorials (In Focus) – Archives]; highlighted an article in The …

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