Tag: General Election

Workers’ Party announces temporary suspension of house visits

Singapore—The Workers’ Party (WP) announced on Thursday (Mar 26) on its Facebook page and website that it is temporarily putting a stop to its house visits due to increased social distancing measures that have been put in place by the Government in a bid...

NSP ready for 3-cornered fights in Sembawang, Tampines, Pioneer and MacPherson

Singapore — The National Solidarity Party announced on Sunday (March 22) that it will be fielding 12 candidates in the coming General Election (GE), i.e. in Sembawang and Tampines GRCs and in Pioneer and MacPherson SMCs. NSP Secretary-General Spencer Ng said the party will be...

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...

Lawrence Wong: Very likely GE will be held even while S’pore battles Covid-19

Singapore — There is renewed speculation on when the next General Election (GE) will be held, which began following the release of the report of the Electoral Boundaries Review Committee (ERBC) on Friday (March 13). While opposition parties are calling for the GE to...

Pritam Singh: “Quite uncanny” that SMCs where WP candidates contested were removed

Singapore—Speaking for the first time since the announcement of the changes to the electoral boundaries for the next General Election, Worker’s Party (WP) Secretary-General Pritam Singh told members of the press that it is “quite uncanny” that the Single Member Constituencies (SMCs) where the...

Workers’ Party: Why did EBRC decide to dissolve 3 SMCs?

Singapore – The opposition Workers' Party (WP) has questioned the decision-making of the Electoral Boundaries Review Committee (EBRC) following the release of its report on Friday (March 13). The release of the report has raised the possibility that a General Election will be held in...

Coming General Election: 17 GRCs, 14 SMCs and 4 extra MPs

Singapore — The Electoral Boundaries Review Committee (EBRC) released its much-anticipated report on Friday (March 13) and it had some major changes for the next General Election, which must be called by April next year. The report was submitted to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong...

Tan Cheng Bock, PSP, likely to contest in West Coast GRC which is akin to ‘coming home’

Singapore—Dr Tan Cheng Bock received a warm welcome as he “went home” during Progress Singapore Party’s (PSP) first walkabout for the year, which they held on Sunday (Jan 12) in West Coast GRC. The veteran politician told The Straits Times (ST), "The reception has been...

WP, SDP leaders attend briefing at Elections Dept, leading netizens to ask, ‘When is the next GE?’

Singapore—Members of two opposition parties, the Workers’ Party (WP) and the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) said in separate social media posts that they had participated in briefings at the Elections Department on Friday, December 13, leading netizens to ask when the next General Election...

PM Lee calls for unity of Singaporeans as first line of defence amid global uncertainties

Singapore— At ruling People’s Action Party PAP65 Awards and Convention at the Singapore Expo on Sunday, November 10, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong told over 2,500 party activists in attendance that the upcoming General Election (GE) would be a “tough fight” that they must...