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Desmond Choo: 'I had asked to stay in Hougang'

Desmond Choo: 'I had asked to stay in Hougang'

People's Action Party (PAP) candidate Desmond Choo, who lost twice to the Workers' Party (WP) in Hougang in two separate elections, had wanted to remain in the single-seat ward. When pressed on what he had told party leadership about where he ... Asiaone, 1 week ago

Big thank-you to former ministers

Former ministers Wong Kan Seng and Mah Bow Tan, who are bowing out of politics after three decades, have weathered ups and downs with Singaporeans and helped lay the foundation for what the country has today, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. ...
 Asiaone1 day ago Mah Bow Tan leaves politics after 27 years as MP  Asiaone1 week ago

Crowd-funding to raise funds for Singapore elections allowed

Candidates are allowed to use crowd-funding to raise money for the coming polls, said the Elections Department (ELD), even as several groups started canvassing for donations online. Responding to queries from the media yesterday, the ELD said that ...
 Asiaone1 day ago

Lawyer's late father was a political detainee

With a left-leaning, former political detainee for a father, lawyer K. Muralidharan Pillai is an unlikely candidate for the ruling People's Action Party (PAP). After all, his late father P.K. Pillai was a unionist who counted leftist Barisan ...
 Asiaone1 day ago

Will Fengshan take some heat off East Coast GRC?

Over the past two days, the People's Action Party (PAP) has named its line-ups for two GRCs it won by the closest of margins in the 2011 General Election. With both Marine Parade GRC and East Coast GRC expecting a tight contest at the Sept 11 ...
 Asiaone3 days ago Fengshan, Punggol East the SMCs to watch  Asiaone5 days ago

Transport Minister's a thankless job, Mr Lee told Raymond Lim

Founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew once told former transport minister Raymond Lim that helming the transport portfolio was "a thankless job". In "quintessentially Lee Kuan Yew fashion", he then added: "But someone here has to do it." Mr Lim ...
 Asiaone3 days ago

First-timer runs solo in new SMC

For the first time in nearly three decades, the People's Action Party is fielding a first-time candidate to run solo in a new single-member constituency. Ms Cheryl Chan, 38, who has been a party volunteer for 10 years, will contest Fengshan, which ...
 Asiaone3 days ago

S'pore faces challenge of 'three peaks': Swee Say

The leaders who emerge from the Sept 11 General Election will have to tackle key challenges posed by peaks in Singapore's workforce, population and the elderly. Calling them the "three peaks", Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say said yesterday that ...
 Asiaone3 days ago

Renewed PAP all set for 2015 election campaign

Putting residents first is party's mantra as it works to shed image of being out of touch In Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC, Meet-the-People Sessions are on Tuesday evenings. So a Writ of Election issued on a Tuesday made barely a ripple among the ...
 Asiaone5 days ago

Singapore goes to the polls on Sept 11

Political parties and their supporters swung into action yesterday, after President Tony Tan Keng Yam dissolved Parliament and news followed that the general election would be held on Sept 11. At People's Action Party (PAP) branches and opposition ...
 Asiaone5 days ago Singapore to hold general election  Asiaone6 days ago Parliament has been dissolved  Asiaone6 days ago General Election by numbers: Which MPs could step down?  Channel NewsAsia1 month ago
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