Tag: 2020 General Elections

Lee Hsien Yang suggests multi ministry task force be led by experts like Dr Tambyah instead of politicians

Singapore – Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s younger brother Lee Hsien Yang took to Facebook to comment that the Multi Ministry Task Force for Covid-19 should have been spearheaded by experts such as Dr Paul Tambyah instead of politicians. Mr Lee took to social media...

GE2020: ‘Bukit Batok deserves a full-time MP’ says online community

Singapore – In response to a Facebook post by Singapore Democratic Party chief Dr Chee Soon Juan, members from the online community agreed that constituencies deserve a full-time Member of Parliament (MP). Dr Chee shared a Facebook post by photographer Darren Soh on Thursday (July...

GE2020 SDP party political broadcast: The people deserve an opposition that does its homework

Singapore – The General Elections' first Party Political Broadcast aired on Thursday evening (July 2), giving representatives from contesting parties a chance to highlight their campaigns. For the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP), the message was about trust and being an opposition party that does...

Paul Tambyah holds ‘Ask Paul Anything’ session for Bukit Panjang residents

Singapore – Opposition Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) chairman Dr Paul Tambyah held a meet and greet at Bukit Panjang, the constituency he is fielding for the upcoming General Elections. Known for his online series Ask Paul Anything where members of the public share their...

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...