Tag: General Election

Is the time ripe for PM Lee to call for the next GE?

Singapore—Speculations have arisen afresh that the time is ripe for Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to call for the next General Election, although he actually has until April 2021 to do so. Current global economic conditions could be the deciding factor that would determine...

PAP is looking at a wide range of candidates for the next GE—Heng Swee Keat

Singapore—The country’s Deputy Prime Minister (DPM), Heng Swee Keat, said in an interview over the weekend that the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) is readying the party’s manifesto as well as narrowing down candidates for next general election (GE). For this, Mr Heng is...

PM Lee: Country should be ‘mentally prepared’ for possible fake news spreading in next GE

Singapore—In a recent media interview, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong warned that fake news played a hand in recent elections in other countries, which is why he said that Singapore must be mentally prepared for the possibility of fake news in the upcoming general...

Tan Kin Lian dangles possibility of contesting in next GE, asks netizens for support

Singapore—Netizens may well be wondering what’s going on with Tan Kin Lian, who, in the past 24 hours, has tantalized his countrymen with the possibility of contesting in the next elections, if he gets enough “likes.” First, on Sunday afternoon, March 31, Mr Tan posted,...

Video of Chan Chun Sing blasting opposition for offering voters S$300 during election resurfaces, a day after Heng Swee Keat announces Bicentennial bonus

Some Singaporeans are sharing an old video of Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing blasting the opposition for offering voters $300 during the last election, a day after Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced the Bicentennial Bonus that will be given to all...