Tag: Ivan Lim

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...

A tale of 2 candidates: Netizens compare WP’s Raeesah Khan’s apology with PAP’s Ivan Lim’s statement

Singapore—Workers’ Party (WP) GE 2020 candidate Raeesah Khan made the news on Sunday night (July 5) after the Singapore Police Force (SPF) confirmed that two reports were filed against her concerning comments she made online in 2018 on race and religion. A short while later,...

PAP puts in Xie Yao Quan as replacement for Ivan Lim, but PM Lee says the issue will be investigated after GE

Singapore—In the wake of the Ivan Lim controversy over the weekend, ruling People’s Action Party has replaced its embattled candidate with Xie Yao Quan for its Jurong GRC slate. Mr Xie, the 35-year-old head of healthcare redesign at Alexandra Hospital, was introduced to members of...

New PAP candidate Ivan Lim bows out following controversy over past conduct

Singapore — A new People's Action Party (PAP) candidate at the centre of controversy online over his past behavior withdrew from the General Election on Saturday night (June 27), hours after he issued a statement saying that he could "do better" and that he was...

Netizens question whether new candidate Ivan Lim is fit to contest in the GE, but PAP stands by their man

Singapore—Trouble may be brewing for one of the new candidates presented by the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP), who was among the new faces presented by the party on the first day of candidate introductions. Ivan Lim Shaw Chuan, age 42, was introduced on...