Daily Archives: 2015-08-10

Roy Ngerng and M Ravi potential candidates for Reform Party

By Yasmeen Banu As Singapore’s momentous Jubilee weekend nears a close, there has been much talk about announcements regarding the upcoming elections after the National Day holidays. Different wards being absorbed has been announced, ministers stepping down for the younger generation to take its places has been witnessed, new faces up for candidacy in the different parties has been seen. …

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NSP focuses on Sembawang and Tampines GRCs

The National Solidarity Party (NSP) held a walkabout in Sembawang GRC, at Admiralty Place, on the morning of 10 August. The opposition party seems to be well-received by residents at the GRC despite not having contested there in General Election 2011. It was the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) which had contested it in the last elections, but has withdrawn from …

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SingFirst leaves Ang Mo Kio GRC to Reform Party and PAP

The SIngaporeans First Party (SingFirst) has confirmed that it will not be contesting the Ang Mo Kio GRC in the upcoming elections. In a statement on Monday, the party said, “To avoid a 3-corner fight, SingFirst will hereby withdraw its interest to contest AMK GRC and focus its resources on Tanjong Pagar and Jurong GRCs.” The statement was signed by …

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Call for accountability on financial lapses before GE is held

A statement seeking support from the public has been posted online as a petition calling for the government to investigate fully the recent slew of financial and accounting irregularities unearthed in the Auditor-General’s Office (AGO) Report. “We… hope our government will investigate thoroughly the AGO audit lapses and come up with a official statement to address the concerns of the …

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NSP withdraws from three-cornered fight

Press Release – For Immediate Release Marine Parade GRC and MacPherson SMC NSP will NOT be contesting in Marine Parade GRC and MacPherson SMC.  It was a difficult decision for us to take.  Just as Yee Jenn Jong was disappointed when Joo Chiat SMC was absorbed into Marine Parade GRC, so were NSP members who have been walking the ground …

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NSP to announce election plan if WP does not respond by Monday

The National Solidarity Party (NSP) held a walkabout in Tampines GRC on the morning of National Day, 9 August. Reception was warm towards the party at the food centre, as the NSP is a familiar sight among residents through regular walkabouts by the party in Tampines for many years. The president of NSP, Sebastian Teo, is one of the faces …

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