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Orchard Rd to be closed for pedestrians, a la 1988?

  In August 1988, just one week before the general elections that year, what was to become Singapore’s biggest street party then was launched. Named “Swing Singapore”, the party was an opportunity for Singaporeans to let their hang down and party the night away. That year, a new electoral concept – the group representation constituency (GRC) – was introduced for …

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