Tag: General Elections

Netizens forecast that General Elections “will NOT be in September 2019”

Despite no official confirmation from the Elections Department Singapore (SLD), following the circulation of a rather dubious-looking chain message on Whatsapp Messenger, netizens have taken to give their two cents on the elections date. One netizen, Vincent Ng, came up with the following reasons, all subject...

PM Lee: PAP is still looking for potential ministers, still no news on date of next GE

Singapore – Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced on behalf of the ruling People’s Action Party that it is still looking for more candidates, including those potential ministers, for the next general election. During a 45-minute fireside chat at the annual Business China awards ceremony...

On your toes, General Elections (GE) may well be round the corner

THE political feathers appear to be warmly ruffled and there are growing signs that the much-awaited General Elections (GE) may well be called in the last quarter of this year. While the elections are not due until early 2021, political analysts and grassroots folks say...

Concerned citizens share their sentiments about the current state of Singapore

Singapore – A member of the public shared his insights and observations on the current state of the country and questioned the lack of improvements as he felt, since the last General Election which happened almost four years ago. John Ng shared his post on...

Tan Cheng Bock’s announcement adds fuel to the fire of early GE rumors

The political arena in Singapore is abuzz these days, with several events that may or may not point to the possibility of the next General Election (GE) called earlier than expected, possibly even this year. Only time will tell if this is so, but recent...

2019 national budget may reveal whether or not PM Lee will call for early elections

Speculations abound as to whether Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will call for early elections. One writer believes that this year’s national budget, to be rolled out on February 18, may reveal whether this will be so. The next General Elections must be held by...

PM Lee: 4G leaders “ready to take over”

Speaking to media members on Saturday, December 1, in Buenos Aires where he was attending the G20 Leaders’ Summit, Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said that People’s Action Party’s 4G leaders will very much take a leading role in the next General Elections,...

K Shanmugam backs HSK and CCS but says: “The main issue is politics. Once you don’t get it right, then the people suffer”.

Home Affairs and Law Minister K Shanmugam expressed concerns about succession and politics while talking to members of the press on November 25, Sunday. At the opening of a community center in Khatib for health care that offers massages and other services for senior citizens,...

Ong Ye Kung says ‘underexposed’ 4G leaders will visit all constituencies in next 1 1/2 years

Education Minister One Ye Kung has said that the fourth-generation leaders (4G) are set to visit all constituencies within the next year to year and a half, including constituencies held by opposition parties. This is in all likelihood in preparation for the next General Elections...

Is Ong Ye Kung out of the running for the next PM?

It appears as though the field for the next PAP nominee for Prime Minister has just narrowed from 3 to 2, with Education Minister Ong Ye Kung no longer in the running as a possible successor to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong for the...