Tag: opposition party

Jufrie Mahmood, “I have no choice but to campaign against…a party I once” belonged

Singapore—Former prominent opposition leader Mohamed Jufrie bin Mahmood posted a message on social media warning a party he once belonged to that if things did not change, he will have no choice “but to campaign against them, a party which I once belong to.” Mr...

GE2016: PAP & the Opposition as Marketplace Competitors

Singapore Elections
Economics and politics make for strange bedfellows. Economics functions on the interplay of supply, demand and patterns of production, distribution and consumption of good and services. Politics exists on the interplay of political philosophies, power and public policy. Both disciplines run into the problem of...

Anwar guilty: What next?

Anwar Ibrahim's plans to become Selangor's chief minister have hit the rocks after a government appeal against his not-guilty verdict on sodomy charges was upheld in the Court of Appeal in KL today. He was sentenced to five years jail thus barring him from competing in  a key by-election in...