Daily Archives: 2013-01-27

Subdued and Sombre Atmosphere for PAP

By Benjamin Cheah Grim faces crowded around the television screens. Channel News Asia had set up a command centre at the void deck of Block 124A, and residents took full advantage of the televisions the CNA team used to coordinate their broadcast. When Returning Officer Mr Yam Ah Mee took the podium, a buzz rippled through the residents. Earlier that …

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BE2013 – looking back to look forward

By Howard Lee The results for the Punggol East By-Election might or might not have been a surprise for the nation. But if you ask me, the results are significant enough to suggest that we need to ask two very important questions. The first question is, I think, more important: As a microcosmic representation of the Singapore electorate, what can …

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