Daily Archives: 2011-06-18

Chiam See Tong has given Potong Pasir a History, a Heritage and a Memory

by: Liew Kai Khiun/ This article first appeared HERE during the General Election 2011 period. We want to thank Liew Kai Khiun for giving us permission to republish an edited version of the article on TOC. — Although I have spent most of the 38 years of my life around the area, I moved formally into the Potong Pasir Constituency …

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The true genius of Chiam See Tong

by: Dana Lam, Potong Pasir Voter/ Etched in my memory is an image of a lone and visibly worn Mr Chiam See Tong submitting to a yawn in a corner of a counting centre at the end of polling day under the headline, Loneliness in Defeat (ST 12 February 1979). The stillness in photographer Yow Yun Woh’s snapshot of the …

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