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Daily Archives: 2015-09-04

PAP candidate at getai during election?

A member of the public sent the photo below to The Online Citizen (TOC) apparently showing the candidate for Nee Soon GRC, Lee Bee Wah, on stage at what is said to be a getai, the nightly event to commemorate the Seventh Month Festival. TOC understands that the incident took place on Friday evening. The opposition Workers' Party, which is …

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Seeing the bigger picture behind the PAP’s “suicide squad”

By Cassandra Chia The People’s Action Party (PAP) team put together for Aljunied GRC this coming election is also known as the “suicide squad”. There is one veteran MP Yeo Guat Kwang. He has served as a Member of Parliament (MP) for Aljunied GRC from 2001 to 2011, before moving to Ang Mo Kio GRC. Nevertheless, you would not really consider …

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SDP will be more than a check on the government

By Rachel Zeng The Singapore Democratic Party will be more than a check on the government in Parliament, said Wong Souk Yee, one of the party’s candidates for the Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC, in her maiden rally speech. Speaking at the SDP rally on 3 September at Choa Chu Kang Stadium, Dr Wong pointed out that since the last elections, the party …

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Reform Party issues strongly worded refutation of Han Hui Hui’s claims

"Her statement had no basis in fact and was wholly fabricated from start to finish. This was simply a blatant attempt at character assassination and moreover is not the first time that we have experienced Ms Han’s creative approach to telling the truth." That was the reaction of The Reform Party (RP) to claims by Ms Han Hui Hui, the …

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No more NCMPs in Parliament after this election?

By Priscilla Chia In conversations with my pals about the elections, the issue of the Non-Constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) occasionally pops up. It is interesting to observe how the NCMP features in their calculations on how they might vote. The argument goes like this: “Actually hor, even if we don’t vote for the opposition, they can still be NCMP …

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Poster of PAP’s Holland-Bukit Timah team displayed beside Chinese altar

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) were out on their outreach activities when they came across a strange thing - the sight of mini-posters of the People's Action Party's team for Holland-Bukit Timah GRC. What was peculiar about this was that the posters were pasted on the wall of a Chinese altar. "We were doing our walkabout this morning at Ghim …

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PAP recycling questions on town council unproductive: Low Thia Khiang

The Workers’ Party (WP) secretary general, Low Thia Khiang, says the People’s Action Party (PAP) is recycling questions about the WP-run town council, and that the latter has answered all the questions that have been asked of it. Mr Low was speaking to the media on a walkabout on Friday morning in Nee Soon GRC, where the WP is contesting …

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Addressing the massive inequality gap in Singapore: NSP

In its party political broadcast on Thursday night, the National Solidarity Party (NSP) Representing the party, Mr Lim Tean, its candidate for Tampines GRC, ask Singaporean voters to think about whether they deserve better from their Government and that Singaporeans are having to live with the consequences of People's Action Party (PAP)'s costly social and economic experiments. Mr Lim says that …

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Let voters decide on town council issue – Sylvia Lim

Ms Sylvia Lim, chairman of the Workers' Party, and who was also chairman of the Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council (AHPETC), said on Friday morning that the town council issue has been debated and discussed for a very long time, and that the WP will leave it to voters to decide on it. Ms Lim was asked for her response to …

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S’poreans need to ask if an imbalanced Parliament is in S’pore’s interest : WP

In its party political broadcast on Thursday night, the main opposition Workers' Party (WP) reinforced its election message embodied in its slogan, Empower Your Future. Representing the party, Associate Professor Daniel Goh, its candidate for East Coast GRC, said the monopoly of political power by one party is a stumbling block to Singapore's future progress. It was also the message …

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