Daily Archives: 2011-04-29

Videos – speeches from the rallies

The first day of the General Election proper saw the various political parties take to the stage at rallies across Singapore. Visit TOC Facebook page for discussions and updates on the election. Here are some videos of speeches at the various rallies on Thursday. Picture by Jean Loo   Vincent Wijeysingha – SDP   Chen Show Mao – WP   …

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NSP: “It is about you.”

by Benjamin Cheah/ The National Solidarity’s debut rally was a direct challenge to Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong and his team at Marine Parade Group Representative Constituency. Immigration, dissatisfaction with the Government, and rising costs of living took centre stage, with speaker after speaker slamming Mr Goh and the People’s Action Party. The crowd roared with approval, and booed when …

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Rally Schedule for Friday, 29th April 2011

People’s Action Party Ang Mo Kio GRC Yio Chu Kang Stadium, 210 Ang Mo Kio Ave 9 7pm   Moulmein-Kallang GRC Open field by Kallang Ave 7pm   Pioneer SMC Jurong West Stadium, 20 Jurong West St 93 7pm   Worker’s Party Aljunied GRC Serangoon Stadium, 33 Yio Chu Kang Road 7pm   Singapore Democratic Party Yuhua SMC Jurong East …

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Don’t be afraid to use the stick – TOC reader

Seleste Ong/ I was never interested in politics. The Singapore political scene was nondescript, with one dominant party and other small, (what was to me) dodgy opposition parties. Moreover I felt that the ruling party was doing a good job and their policies had little negative impact on me. As compared to the other neighbouring countries, Singapore is developed, stable …

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