Daily Archives: 2012-05-13

Madam Vallema will have her Day in Court

~ By Cheong Yaoming ~ In light of the Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC) response from The Straits Times article (12th May 2012, 'Bid for open court hearing withdrawn'), Madam Vellama has decided to press on with her lawsuit. This unexpected turn of events seems to have been spurred by the AGC statement that Madam Vella's "…proceedings are ill-conceived to begin with, and if they …

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Why Hougang by-election is not a local election

~ By Jackson Tan ~ This article is a response to DPM Tharman’s statement that Hougang by-election is a ‘local election’ and it’s more about choosing an MP on a constituency level rather than national level. I wish to highlight arguments that support my assertion as per article title. Firstly, whether or not an election is local or national should …

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RP's Statement on Hougang By-Election

Press Statement from the Reform Party We note the announcement of the PM’s decision to hold a by-election for Hougang on the 25th May. We are disappointed that he has prevaricated for so long and then called the by-election with only a week’s notice. It only came after a lawsuit filed by a resident of Hougang that was opposed by …

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