Tag: GE2020

One Lee steps up, another Lee to step down

Toh Han Shih The Singapore General Election on July 10 shows one son of Lee Kuan Yew arising in the political arena, while another son of the founding Prime Minister, Mr Lee Hsien Loong, is expected to step down as Prime Minister. Mr Lee Hsien Yang,...

Tan Cheng Bock serenades Instagrammers with song on kindness

Progress Singapore Party (PSP) leader Dr Tan Cheng Bock recently serenaded Instagrammers with a song about kindness on the popular social media platform. Following the nation's 2020 General Elections, Dr Tan shared a video of himself singing a lighthearted song. Dr Tan led a PSP...

Student thanks SPP’s Jose Raymond for battling PAP in Potong Pasir

Singapore -- A student has thanked Singapore People's Party leader Jose Raymond for giving the People's Action Party's Sitoh Yih Pin a run for his money in Potong Pasir Single-Member Constituency in the General Election. Mr Sitoh bagged 60.69 per cent of the vote in the...

Lim Tean: Surge of young voters supporting opposition very evident

Singapore – Opposition People's Voice (PV) leader Lim Tean took to social media to highlight a few comments on the increase of young voters supporting alternative parties during the 2020 General Election. On Sunday (June 12), Mr Tean shared an article with former People's Action...

Four lessons for other opposition parties from the WP’s election campaign

Singapore — There is no doubt that 2020 will go down in history as a watershed moment for Singapore's opposition, with nearly 50 per cent of the candidates of the Workers' Party (WP) winning the seats they contested. For the first time in the...

Who will be the next PM?

An issue in most people’s minds post GE2020 must be about the younger generation of leaders. This election was to be about them and their leadership. Their presence was hardly felt and PAP’s campaign missed a strategic thinker and a deft plotter. All of...

Despite Tharman’s explanation, some netizens unhappy Ivan Lim was included in PAP’s FB live session Jurong

Singapore—Senior Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam explained in a comment on one of his Facebook posts why Ivan Lim was included in an FB live session but netizens were not happy with the explanation. Mr Lim had bowed out of the General Election before the campaign...

WP Sengkang team already spotted working the day after winning the elections

Singapore – A day after the poll results were released and The Workers' Party (WP) won the newly formed Sengkang Group Representation Constituency (GRC), they were already at work, jotting down the concerns of residents. In what became the biggest upset of the 2020 General...

SDP’s Dr Chee goes back to Bukit Batok to say thank you to residents

Singapore – Opposition Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) chief Dr Chee Soon Juan went back to the constituency he fielded to say 'thank you' to the residents and was greeted with warm smiles which only "steeled" his resolve to press on. On Sunday (July 12), Dr...

WP considering separating Sengkang from Aljunied-Hougang Town Council

Singapore – The Workers’ Party (WP) is considering establishing a standalone town council for Sengkang Group Representation Constituency (GRC) instead of combining it with the existing Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC). The WP team highlighted their plans on Sunday (July 12) through a virtual press conference....