Tag: PAP MPs

PM Lee to PAP MPs: Do not use social media to attack another person

Singapore – Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong released a letter addressed to all People’s Action Party (PAP) Members of Parliament (MPs) advising them to not use social media as a means to attack another person. PM Lee released the letter, “Rules of Prudence,” to the...

Latest on PAP slates: Two new faces in PM Lee’s Ang Mo Kio GRC

Singapore — On the eve of Nomination Day, the People's Action Party has put out a number of line-ups of candidates for the General Election on July 10. Ang Mo Kio GRC The PAP’s latest slate in this GRC, including Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, was...

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...

With Yaacob Ibrahim’s political exit, observers say Josephine Teo or Indranee Rajah may lead PAP’s Jalan Besar slate

Singapore—With the announcement from President Halimah Yacob concerning the dissolution of Parliament as well as the confirmation that the General Election is scheduled for early July, Singapore is now bracing for many changes. One of the changes is the exit from politics of former...

PAP MPs say on-ground activities which resume Friday, are part of regular engagements, not campaigning

Singapore—As the country prepares to enter Phase 2 of Safe Transition with more circuit breaker restrictions lifted on Friday (June 19), Singapore’s political parties and Members of Parliament have begun planning to resume on-ground activities with residents in the various constituencies. And according to a...

SEA Games surprise wins a wake-up call

By Michael Y. P. Ang There has been much talk about how SEA Games champion rower Saiyidah Aisyah heroically overcame the odds to win Singapore's first-ever individual rowing gold last Tuesday. There is similar buzz about golden milestones in equestrian, cycling, judo, men's marathon, etc. The unexpected victories in less-popular ...