Tag: 2020 General Elections

PAP’s East Coast Team shares their plans on providing more jobs for Singaporeans

Singapore – On July 1, PAP’s East Coast team held its first e-rally for the election. Currently, the team is led by DPM Heng Swee Keat and the remaining members are: Maliki Osman, Cheryl Chan, Jessica Tan and Tan Kiat How. The team answered several...

GE2020 political debate: Why does the opposition get 90 seconds while PAP gets 270?

Singapore – Candidates from four political parties contesting for the most seats in the General Elections faced off in a debate on Wednesday (July 1) and tackled issues such as rising unemployment, job creation, and social mobility. Meanwhile, members of the public wondered why...

PAP’s Grace Fu states her 9 promises to the citizens in her latest video: Yuhua Townhall

On Nomination Day, Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Grace Fu released a video highlighting her nine promises to residents of Yuhua. Ms Fu started off by thanking residents for trusting her with the responsibility of being their leader for the past 14 years. She went...

PAP’s Murali Pillai to Dr Chee: Full-time MPs will have the same blind spots

Singapore – People’s Action Party (PAP) candidate Murali Pillai says a Parliament filled with politicians with no other jobs would have the same blind spots. He made the remark in response to Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) chief Dr Chee Soon Juan questioning whether an...

My ideal MP: What a young voter has to say

It’s my first elections. Or more specifically, the 2020 General elections will be the first elections where I will finally be allowed to vote. To someone who comes from a generation of politically apathetic youth, this is a pretty big deal. This is especially...

Heng Swee Keat’s speech fumble makes him the subject of Internet memes

Singapore -- Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat faced public ridicule after a series of verbal flubs during his speech on Nomination Day on Tuesday (June 30). It was on that day that the public became aware that he was being moved by the People's...

Full support for Paul Tambyah who “should have gotten into Parliament a long time ago”

Singapore – Members from the online community expressed their support for opposition Singapore Democratic Party’s (SDP) Chairman, Dr Paul Tambyah, with some noting he should have entered Parliament a long time ago. SDP has introduced its 11 candidates for the General Elections, including Dr Tambyah...

GE2020: Chee Soon Juan urges public not to fall for PAP’s favourite trick again

Singapore – Opposition Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) chief Dr Chee Soon Juan held an online rally on June 30 (Tuesday), highlighting how the People's Action Party (PAP) is bankrupt of ideas on how to take Singapore into the future. Dr Chee, who is contesting at...

Up close and personal with SDP’s candidates and their views on climate change, depression and other issues

Singapore – Opposition Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) introduced three candidates who got up close and personal with the media and answered queries on issues such as climate change and the rising cost of living leading to depression as well as representation of motorcyclists in...

Ong Ye Kung: Tackling inequality is one of PAP’s greatest achievements

Singapore -- The People's Action Party (PAP) held a virtual panel session to introduce its manifesto on Monday (June 29), the eve of Nomination Day. Thirteen leaders were present at the session, highlighting different aspects of the manifesto, titled Our Lives, Our Jobs, Our Future. Minister...