Daily Archives: 2011-08-25

Tony Tan: one man who cannot be overlooked

by: Ravi Philemon/ picture: Shawn Danker/ There are many reasons out there in the online world detailing why one should not vote for Dr Tony Tan. I am writing this note to say why he may not be half as bad as most of the online world makes him out to be. When Dr Tony Tan came out and said …

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Second Chances’ Open Letter to All Candidates

The following was first published on We Believe In Second Chances. Dear Presidential Candidates, My name is Kirsten Han, and I am one of the co-founders of We Believe In Second Chances. I was very encouraged to see my fellow campaigner Priscilla present at The Online Citizen’s Face 2 Face 2, to be able to speak with all of you …

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Tony Tan promises to not be a ‘Super MP’

by: Jewel Philemon/ The 2011 Presidential Election’s first lunchtime rally was kicked off by Dr Tony Tan, yesterday at 12.30pm. A crowd of two-thousand over people gave up their lunch hours and battled the hot sun as they gathered at UOB Plaza to hear the presidential hopeful make his speech. Supporters outfitted in off-white caps with the trademark spectacles of …

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It’s untrue! Tan Jee Say did not gatecrash SPP’s National Day party

by: Ravi Philemon/ There are rumours circulating online that Presidential candidate Tan Jee Say gatecrashed Singapore People’s Party’s (SPP) National Day dinner last Saturday (see HERE). A Workers’ Party member Melvin Tan who contested in the 2006 General Election, writing a note on his Facebook said that he has chosen to vote for Dr Tan Cheng Bock over Mr Tan …

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There Can Only Be Wan (Tan)

If you’re old enough to vote, you should be old enough to remember The Highlander! To celebrate an election that is likely to be immortalized in the history books, TOC is organizing a small fundraising get-together for friends and fans of TOC. Of course there will be real food and beer to go around. The party would have a beer …

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I am not a hooligan: Presidential Candidate Tan Jee Say

Interview by Elliot Aruldoss and Jewel Philemon/ Videography by Joshua Chiang In this interview, Presidential Candidate Tan Jee Say talks about his brush with Dr Tony Tan at TOC’s Face to Face 2 forum, the public perception of him as a confrontational person, and why his mother is his inspiration. Watch also: TOC’s interview with Dr Tan Cheng Bock and …

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Tan Kin Lian the voice of the lives he has touched

A commentary on Presidential candidate Tan Kin Lian’s rally last night. — by: Yvonne Ho/ pictures: Shawn Danker/ Men and women of various backgrounds spoke  at Tan Kin Lian’s Presidential Election rally on Wednesday evening at the Yio Chu Kang Stadium. These included a teacher, a netballer-turned-farmer, an ex-CEO of Television Corporation of Singapore, and an ex-Secretary-General of an opposition …

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Tan Jee Say is the most popular candidate according to F2F2 survey

by: Jewel Philemon/ On 24th August, we asked our readers who had watched our ‘Face to Face 2: Presidential Forum’ (F2F2) videos to take a survey which asked three questions. The 3 questions being: Did you decide who to vote for before watching F2F2? Did you change your vote after watching F2F2? After watching F2F2, who do you intend to …

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