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Tag Archives: Hougang By Election

NSP’s Statement regarding inaccurate reporting on Nomination Form collection

  We refer to the following statement which appeared in a Straits Times report captioned "Speculation of unhappiness within WP" published on Wednesday, 16 May 2012: "Sources said National Solidarity Party founder and council member Tan Chee Kien may have helped Dr Poh to pick up nomination forms last week." We also refer to the following statements which appeared in the Shin Min …

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Yaw Shin Leong apologises and urges voters to support WP

~ By Kumaran Pillai ~ Yaw Shin Leong finally breaks his silence and has written a letter to the residents of Hougang to support the Wokers' Party in the upcoming by election on the 26th of May 2012. The Hougang SMC seat became vacant after he was expelled from the party in February this year. Below is a copy of …

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Don't Be Swayed So Easily Singapore!

~By John Chan Chi Yung~ The PM and the rest of the PAP would like all to keep in mind that they have changed many policies and taken many actions to address 'our concerns' (but which are more correctly problems that they themselves caused). If you feel that various members of the PAP, especially the PM are sincere about changing …

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TOC Statement on Photo Misuse

"The photo you see below, taken by TOC photographer Chan Zhijian Jeremy, was reproduced without credit on Occupy Singapore's Facebook page. This photo was used to create the impression that the PAP’s Mr Desmond Choo was refusing to shake the hand of the WP’s Mr Png Eng Huat. This was done with no reference to a separate photo, which shows Mr Choo …

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Ben Pwee: Vote with the national political agenda in mind

~By Benjamin Pwee~ We are happy to see Hougang residents having a chance to exercise their vote again, in the coming Hougang by-elections. This is testimony to elections being the constitutional right of every citizen of Singapore, for the common man to choose his own leader and parliamentary representative. We wish all political parties contesting in the Hougang by-elections a …

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The Hougang Divide

By Ghui - Recent events have given Singaporeans an opportunity to make up for lost time in the exercise of their democratic rights. From having virtually no opportunities to head to the polling station, Singaporeans now find themselves in the throes of election fever for the third time in less than eighteen months. On 26 May 2012, Hougang residents will …

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Hougang by-election: Nomination Day and Workers' Party Press Conference

~ By Cheong Yaoming ~ Rather than give a chronology of events that happened, which can be found in almost every mainstream media piece, I will attempt to address certain rumours and myths, backed up by events witnessed on the ground and online. Myth: The Workers' Party supporters are always more fired up. One charted bus and a mini-van carrying white rolled up …

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Hougang By Elections Nomination Day vBlog

By Terry Xu - It will be a straight fight between Desmond Choo of PAP, 34 vs Png Hng Kiat of WP, 50 in the Hougang by elections. Polling day will be on the 26th May 2012.    ALSO SEE  Desmond Choo & Png Eng Huat Factsheet   This article is published by The Online Citizen, 20 Maxwell Road, #09-17 Maxwell …

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Hougang by-election – my vote

~ By Tan Kin Lian ~ Is this a local election to elect a Member of Parliament to represent a constituency or a mini referendum on the performance of the PAP Government? In my view, it is both; and more inclined towards the latter. Local election Both candidates have good points and deserve the support of the voters. Desmond Choo …

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Desmond Choo & Png Eng Huat Factsheet

~ By Howard Lee ~ Desmond Choo Pey Ching 朱倍庆 Png Eng Huat 方荣发 Age: 34 Age: 50 Party affiliation: People’s Action Party Party affiliation: Workers’ Party Highest education qualification: Bachelor of Economics (University of Chicago)  Highest education qualification: Bachelor of Science in Radio, TV & Film (University of Texas) Family: Married, no children Family: Married, a daughter and a …

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