Tag: General Election

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...

PAP features 4 new faces at convention— will they contest in the next GE?

Singapore—Four new faces stood out at ruling People’s Action Party PAP65 Awards and Convention at the Singapore Expo on Sunday, November 10, which Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said could be the last time the party activists gather together before the General Election (GE). At...

PM Lee says the upcoming GE will be a “tough fight”

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

PM Lee: Next GE “high stakes, not masak masak,” SG needs skillful negotiator as a leader

Singapore—Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong talked about the next General Election at the People’s Action Party (PAP) convention on November 10, Sunday, characterizing the upcoming GE as “high stakes, not masak masak,” a Malay term denoting child’s play. He added, “Others will be watching us...

PAP branch chairman: Aljunied residents will decide on their representatives for themselves

Singapore—Speaking to members of the media at the sidelines of the PAP65 Awards and Conference held on Sunday, November 10, one branch chairman from ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) has said that the residents of Aljunied are aware of the issues concerning the Aljunied-Hougang...

SDP targets millennial votes

Singapore—One demographic on the radar of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) is the newest crop of voters—today’s millennials. The SDP is hoping that young Singaporeans will help solidify its base for the upcoming General Election (GE). Because of this, the SDP is bringing up issues...

SDP asks Singapore: Are you ready for change?

Singapore—At its pre-election rally on Saturday, October 19, at Hong Lim Park, the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) asked the country if it is ready for change to come. One main point that speakers for the SDP drove home were the promises made by the ruling...

Will Singapore’s missing recession delay next GE?

Singapore—On Monday, October 14, Singapore woke up to the news the country had avoided a recession, leading observers to wonder how this new development would affect the scheduling of the next General Election (GE) due before April 2021 but believed to be called in...