Tag: 2020 General Elections

How 29-year old pilot Terence Soon became a PSP candidate

SINGAPORE – In an interview with CNA’s Matthew Mohan, pilot turned Progress Singapore Party (PSP) candidate, Terence Soon, explains how he went from flying airplanes to politics. According to the 29-year old Singapore Airlines pilot, it was back in 2011 during one of the country’s...

SDP’s Bryan Lim breaks down after hearing of 74-year-old auntie working as a dishwasher to make ends meet

Singapore – Opposition Singapore Democratic Party's (SDP) Bryan Lim was moved to tears after hearing the plight of 74-year-old Mdm Tan who works as a dishwasher to survive. Mdm Tan's story was featured on SDP's Facebook page on Tuesday (July 7), where she shared it...

Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC broadcast: PAP covers fulfilled promises, SDP focuses HDB issues and jobs

Singapore – The political broadcasts for Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC on Monday (July 6) featured teams from the People's Action Party (PAP) and the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP). The PAP highlighted "fulfilled promises", while the SDP focused on ground complaints and job creation for local PMETs...

PM Lee on Covid-19 response: PAP Govt acted just in time; ‘40,000 cases just in time?’ ask netizens

Singapore – In response to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's statement, members from the online community questioned if 40,000 Covid-19 cases reflected that the Government was "acting just in time." PM Lee said on Monday (July 6) during a virtual rally that the imposition of...

Chan Chun Sing asks Dr Tan, Dr Tambyah for their plans to deal with Covid-19

Singapore -- The PAP's Chan Chun Sing has responded to opposition party leaders Dr Tan Cheng Bock and Dr Paul Tambyah's request for a debate with him and his party colleague Gan Kim Yong regarding their response to the Covid-19 pandemic. On Sunday (July 5),...

Josephine Teo’s says “I am not that important,” netizens react negatively

Singapore – Manpower Minister Josephine Teo was asked if voter impressions of her were affected given the Government's handling of the Covid-19 crisis, particularly in foreign worker dormitories. "I am not that important," was her response and that the elections weren't about any individuals. On...

Dr Chee Soon Juan gatecrashes segment and answers some questions from Gen Z’s new voters

Singapore – Opposition Singapore Democratic Party chief Dr Chee Soon Juan was spotted joining in on a social media segment featuring Generation Z voters and got to answer a few questions they had on the upcoming General Elections. One of Singapore’s leading digital lifestyle platforms,...

Chan Chun Sing says Covid-19 crisis should be the focus of all parties; netizens couldn’t agree more

Singapore – Members from the online community couldn't agree more with Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing's statement that the focus of all opposition parties right now should be getting through the Covid-19 crisis. Netizens added on the report and asked why then,...

2020 General Elections Constituency Broadcasts: SDP’s promises to Bukit Batok and Bukit Panjang

On 3 June, the GE2020 constituency broadcasts were held online where we saw candidates for the following constituencies reaffirm their stance and promises to the people in a 2-hour long broadcast: Aljunied GRC: Workers' Party and People's Action Party Ang Mo Kio GRC: People's...

Chee Soon Juan answers Bukit Batok residents’ questions on community plans

Singapore – Opposition Singapore Democratic Party chief Dr Chee Soon Juan held a heart-to-heart talk with some Bukit Batok residents and addressed municipal issues such as the safety and wellbeing of residents and what he would do if elected as a Member of Parliament...