Tag: Gan Siow Huang

Cabinet is “not diverse enough.” Is the PAP listening?

Singapore—Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong perhaps confirmed the time-honored saying ‘that the more things change, the more they remain the same,’ as his new cabinet was announced on Saturday, which many believe only strengthens the status quo. After much speculation concerning Deputy Prime Minister Heng...

Is 2020 a banner year for women candidates?

Singapore—The number of women who are speculated to be contesting in the upcoming General Election (GE) may just be unprecedentedly high. And whatever way the GE goes, having more women candidates can only mean good news for Singapore. The Government has until April 14, 2021...

“Good for the party, bad for the people”: Netizens skeptical of PAP potential candidate Gan Siow Huang

In response to the news of Singapore's first female general, Gan Siow Huang, being a potential People's Action Party (PAP) candidate, there has been an outpouring of skepticism, as people have questioned the number of PAP politicians who already have a military background. Given...

Will former RSAF general Gan Siow Huang contest under PAP at Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC?

Singapore—As the next General Election (GE) draws nearer, more and more new faces are emerging as potential candidates under different parties. One such newbie to the political arena is former general Gan Siow Huang, who served with the Republic of Singapore Air Force. Ms Gan...