Daily Archives: May 2, 2011

Live updates for Tonight’s Rallies – Monday, 2 May
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7:00pm SDP rally – Rally begins. Danny the bear onstage, leads the crowd to chant “SDP! SDP!” SPP rally – PAP truck spotted outside Bishan Stadium, SPP rally venue. “We have more experience.” SDP rally – Jaslyn and Bentley on stage. Jaslyn addressed Read More

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On the Topic of Loose Cannons
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by Elliot Aruldoss/ The question isn’t really if Dr Chee Soon Juan is Singapore Democratic Party’s (SDP) ‘loose cannon’ but whether Melvin Singh and Bryna Sim are ‘TNP’s’ biggest ‘loose cannon(s)’ of all! Yesterday, 1 May 2011, The New Paper, boldly and seemingly Read More

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Price increase for Honest Mistake T-shirt
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  Dear readers, Some of you may have placed orders for the Honest Mistake T-shirts since Saturday. In our earlier post, we have indicated that the price of the T-shirt may increase from the usual $19.00. The reason is two-fold; firstly in order Read More

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Vincent Wijeysingha: This is home where I root myself
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By Loke Hoe Yeong SDP Rally at Clementi Ave 4 open field, 1 May 2011.   ‘Our home is the centre of our family,’ declared Vincent Wijeysingha. ‘This is my land where I root myself, in spite of the turbulence of life.’ ‘But Read More

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Exclusive TOC pictures from the rallies – 1 May
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Reform – CHANGE!
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by Howard Lee/ Perhaps it was the presence of Kenneth Jeyaretnam, but the spirit of the late JB Jeyaretnam seems to fill the air tonight. When I first walked into the Yio Cho Kang Stadium for the Reform Party’s rally, I was expecting Read More

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Wah lau, TNP, buay pai seh ah?
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This is was originally posted as a blog post. Kirsten Han/ I was on my way to photograph the Workers’ Party rally in Yishun tonight when I received a phone call from a friend. “DID YOU SEE THE NEW PAPER TODAY?!” I had Read More

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The carrot and the stick
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Lim Suat Hong PAP election scare tactics are a fact. If you vote in opposition, your flat prices will slump; your estate will disintegrate into slums. We have heard this refrain often enough, trotted out at every election by the men in white. Read More

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PAP forgets its own track record as an opposition party
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Bhavan Jaipragas/ In the past weeks, PAP ministers have repeatedly questioned the Workers’ Party’s vision of a First World Parliament. The main rhetoric used by the PAP has been that the Workers’ Party is using the slogan as a ruse to make headway Read More

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Attacking Tan Jee Say – why?
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Leong Sze Hian / I refer to the articles “GE: “I didn’t propose closing factories   “, says Tan Jee Say” (Channel News Asia, Apr 28) and  “SM: Ex- aide’s proposals easier said than done” (ST, Apr 25). Looking at the onslaught that Read More

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