Tag: Lina Chiam

Chiams need a dose of reality

By Mary Lee One wonders what led the Singapore People’s Party leaders to re-elect a frail Chiam See Tong and his wife, who lost an Opposition stronghold in the last election, to head the party on Friday. Chiam, 78 , commands a lot of admiration among...

Low's Low-Down on Opposition Politics

Ex-Reform Party candidate Frankie Low says that opposition political parties must form an alliance if they wish to be elected, even as he insists “the parties will never unite.” “Singapore's opposition parties run like Chinese businesses. There's no way they would give up their...

Residents Remember Chiam See Tong

It was supposed to be a Christmas walkabout for the Singapore People's Party (SPP) in Potong Pasir and Bishan last Sunday (Dec 22) morning. Within hours, however, when SPP's secretary-general Chiam See Tong and Non-Constituency Member of Parliament Lina Chiam showed up, the trip...