Daily Archives: May 5, 2011

TOC Campaign Roundup: PAP’s chaotic campaign staggers towards finish line
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Andrew Loh with input from the TOC team / The People’s Action Party’s (PAP) greatest asset has always been its’ iron discipline and portrayal of a united front. But any objective observer will agree that the 2011 election will be remembered as the Read More

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The slowly-hoisted dream of Aljunied
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During a phone call with his six-year-old daughter, Chen Show Mao shared with her about Aljunied, the constituency that he was standing in. She interrupted him before he could finish spelling it out, exclaiming in mistake, ‘Oh, a journey!’ For the candidates and Read More

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Mrs Jeannette Chong Aruldoss – the Everyday Superwoman
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Jewel Philemon / The 2011 General Elections has surprised many in Singapore with the emergence of well-qualified opposition candidates. Taking the Mountbatten battlefield is Mrs Jeannette Chong Aruldoss, a contender for the Single Member Constituency (SMC). In fiery speeches that worked up the Read More

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Have you the courage?
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Eng Cheong / 个人的事再大也是小事。国家的事再小也是大事。 The above words in English means “However big a personal issue is, it is still a small issue. But however small a country issue is, it is still a big issue”. Upgrading At every election, there is one single Read More

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Vote for diversity, not division
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Alex Tham / A whole host of issues are being fought over in this year’s General Elections. At the national level, rising housing prices, the rate of immigration and income inequality are among the hot topics that animate public passions. In the political Read More

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I vote for Singapore
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Sharon Claire / I am a regular Singaporean. I was born and bred in Singapore. I studied in our local schools and universities and, unlike a whole bunch of my schoolmates, actually bothered to recite the Pledge every morning. I have lived in Read More

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How PAP has failed as Governments with Total Defence as KPI
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JP Lee / As a keen observer of the articles and arguments put forth by the incumbent, the oppositions, the supporters and the netizens this GE, I have realized that as with previous GEs, points have been fired across at a lightning pace. Read More

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There is more at stake than we think
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Callan Tham / I haven’t been able to spend as much time writing as I would like, but I have held off writing this for far too long. Thus far, it has been an electric elections season in Singapore. We are witnessing contests Read More

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Voting and an outline of PAP’s performance in recent years
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Mohanadas Harish Chandar / I just read this article by Molly Meek: [“6 Dumb Singaporean Election Claims”][mm]. It provides responses to some election claims that are either unfair or fall apart when looked into in more detail. The article was good, and I Read More

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Vote for the future
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Constance Singam / I was worried and I couldn’t sleep last night. I worried that we would miss this opportunity to support and help build the capacity of alternative political parties. So I sat up to write this piece. What is of an Read More

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