Daily Archives: 2011-05-03

Foreign workers and the PAP strawman

Ho Yixian On April 21, the front page of the Straits Times featured PM Lee speaking at the official opening of a US$3 billion electronics plant, where he proudly proclaimed: “Without the foreign workers, we would not have attracted this US$3 billion investment, and Intel and Micron would have built its wafer fab elsewhere.” This bold assertion naturally received maximum …

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“Change is coming to Singapore!” : Reform Party

Benjamin Cheah “We have 5 more days to make the biggest change of our lives!” With these words, the Reform Party’s (RP) rally kicked off. The key message of the evening was voting to change Singapore for the better. The party brought up the late Mr Joshua Benjamin Jayeratnam, saying that his ‘spirit is still alive’ and that he was …

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“We’re humans, we make mistakes”: Grace Fu at PAP rally

Andrew Ong On the fifth day of rallies, a crowd of 3,000 comprising mostly of residents from Yuhua SMC gathered at the Jurong East Stadium to listen to its PAP candidate, Ms Grace Fu, who is currently the Senior Minister of State for the National Development and Education. Aside from her ‘3Hs’ plans for Hope, Heart and Happiness which she …

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“I am more than a match for Mr Lim Biow Chuan”

Jewel Philemon / The crowd was in the hundreds when we arrived and it was pushing over 15,000 as the rally ended. People spilt into the sidewalks and the roads opposite the field as they hoped to get a glimpse of the opposition candidates. There were even reports coming in that people dressed in orange were not allowed to use …

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