Tag: elections

“Friends” co-stars encourage people to register to vote in US polls

Americans are being encouraged to register to vote in the coming US elections by Friends co-stars Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow. The three of them went on Instagram to share a photo and a video of themselves using a Friends twist to motivate people. This year was supposed to...

GE 2020: The main results

People’s Action Party (PAP) In the General Election 2020, the People’s Action Party (PAP) has once again come out on top, garnering 83 out of a total 93 seats. Receiving a total of 1,524,781 votes, Secretary-General Lee Hsien Loong and his party garnered a total of...

SPP’s Jose Raymond: “We will fight fair and we will fight smart.”

Singapore People's Party (SPP) leader Jose Raymond has left his supporters with a short video announcement on Facebook. "We will fight fair and we will fight smart," he said. Addressing his supporters in Potong Pasir and the rest of Singapore, Mr Raymond took to Facebook...

Reform Party praised for letting PSP battle PAP in West Coast GRC

Singapore -- The online community has been full of praise for the opposition Reform Party following its decision not to take part in a three-cornered fight in West Coast Group Representation Constituency during the General Election. This means the contest will now be between the...

“Dr Chee keeps fighting for Singaporeans, but will Singaporeans fight for him?”: Roy Ngerng on GE2020

Activist and blogger Roy Ngerng has recently taken to Facebook to question whether or not Singaporeans will support Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) leader Chee Soon Juan in the 2020 General Elections. Taiwan-based Singaporean activist and blogger Roy Ngerng on Tuesday (June 23) shared a recent...

“Lift upgrading seems to coincide with election year all the time,” netizens on HDB upgrades

In response to the news that the Housing and Development Board (HDB) is set to upgrade an additional 3,200 lifts with security features this year, a few netizens pointed to the timing of the projects, saying the upgrades usually seem to coincide with elections. According...

“It is definitely costing more to proceed with GE during Covid 19” netizens raise concerns

The recent plans for conducting a General Election during a crisis has drawn ire from netizens. Many have questioned the cost of such a venture--especially the safety measures that would have to be put in place for the provision of disposable gloves for each...

SDP asks for 21 days to campaign for the GE instead of nine

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) on Monday (Jun 8) called for 21 days for the official campaign period instead of the current nine, in a response to the Election Department's (ELD) release of contingency plans for holding a General Election during the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

SDP says calling a GE in July is “reckless”

Responding to widespread speculation that the next General Election (GE) will be called in July, the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) added that they considered such a move “reckless”. In a post on their website yoursdp.org, the party wrote that having just emerged from a two-month...

Netizens call Sun Xueling’s frontliner outreach a “political stunt”

In response to People's Action Party (PAP) MP for Punggol West, Sun Xueling's recent outreach to front liners, Facebook users have found the act to be inauthentic and deemed it a "political stunt." Ms Sun on Monday (June 1) took to Facebook to share her recent...