Daily Archives: 2011-05-08

Help secure TOC’s future

“I approached Teo Chee Hean. He was shaking hands with other supporters, and posing for photographs. I approached him and said, “Mr Teo, I live here and I have a question for you.” He nodded, keeping his smile intact. “What’s your name?” “I’m Benjamin Cheah, and I’m from The Online Citizen.” “Where do you live?” I pointed in the appropriate …

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WP’s Yaw wins convincing victory in Hougang

Mr Yaw Shin Leong of the Workers’ Party beat his opponent from the People’s Action Party convincingly with a better-than-expected vote count of 64.81 per cent. In 2006, Mr Yaw had led the WP team in Ang Mo Kio GRC which snatched almost 34 per cent of thee votes from the PAP team led by Mr Lee Hsien Loong. Here …

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Thank You letter from Nicole Seah

Tonight and the Next 5 Years My friends, my fellow Singaporeans, We may have lost an election but tonight we have rediscovered something so much more valuable – the pride of being Singaporeans. My fellow party members and I began all of this because we felt that we needed to speak up not just for you, but also ourselves. The …

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GE 2011: What do the results mean?

Kenneth Lim / After 9 days of intense campaigning, 1,910,176 valid votes were cast on May 7th 2011 for Singapore’s 11th General Election (GE). Having been billed beforehand as a ‘watershed election’ by both the online and mainstream media, the results come as no surprise: the Worker’s Party (WP) managed to capture Aljunied Group Representation Constituency (GRC) as well as …

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What next for the PAP?

Excerpts from Siew Kum Hong’s blog: What. A. Night. The Workers’ Party has now cemented its position as the second party in a two-party system, albeit one that remains heavily skewed in favour of the People’s Action Party. The WP will be celebrating its groundbreaking win in Aljunied GRC, and rightly so. The strong results of even its lesser-known candidates …

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Low Thia Khiang keeps promise, WP makes history (updated with video)

————- “If we want our system of Parliamentary Democracy to be able to function properly, to allow Singaporeans real choices, and to promote good government for the next generation, seeking an opposition breakthrough in a GRC is a must. The Workers’ Party had targeted winning GRCs since their inception in 1988, but without success. Let me assure you that we …

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