Tag: PAP

Tan Kin Lian creates poll to mimic elections, PAP only garners 16.7 per cent of total votes

In an online poll created by former Presidential candidate Tan Kin Lian to show that an online voting system can be secure, the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) has only garnered 16.7 per cent of total votes. According to Tan’s online voting system, there is...

Ng Eng Hen: Would-be candidates for next GE should be getting ready early

Singapore—Since Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced on Wednesday, September 4, that the Electoral Boundaries Review Committee (EBRC) had been formed, the country has been abuzz with speculation as to who will be contesting in the next General Election (GE). As The Straits Times (ST) reports,...

Aunties in Yishun hug and kiss Law Minister K Shanmugam during walkabout

Members of Parliament (MPs) from the People’s Action Party (PAP) have started to make their rounds through housing estates in Singapore. Earlier today (September 3), Minister for Home Affairs and Law K Shanmugam stopped by a Kopitiam at popular mall Northpoint City to interact with...

ESM Goh made veiled remarks about Tan Cheng Bock at the Chiam See Tong Sports Fund gala dinner

Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong made rather deliberate remarks at the Chiam See Tong Sports Fund gala dinner, praising veteran opposition politician Chiam See Tong. ESM Goh was the guest of honour at the event, and during his speech, described Chim as a “well-meaning,...

SDP’s Chee Soon Juan on PM Lee: “In any private organisation, he would have been fired a long time ago”

In a video by the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) , Dr Chee Soon Juan has asserted that the People’s Action Party (PAP) is “bankrupt of ideas when it comes to taking our country forward”. He added, “I know that this is a very large claim...

Asia Sentinel: Singapore Could Get its First Real Election

Singapore — According to independent Asian news publication, Asia Sentinel, Singapore, given Dr Tan Cheng Bock’s re-entry into politics, the country may end up having its first “real” election. John Berthelsen, the Asia Sentinel’s editor and formerly of the Wall Street Journal and Hong Kong’s...

WP politicians set to question Ong Ye Kung on Govt spending on foreign students

Workers' Party (WP) politicians Leon Perera and Png Eng Huat are set to question Education Minister Ong Ye Kung on Government spending on foreign students, when Parliament re-convenes on Monday (5 Aug). Mr Perera, a Non-Constituency Member of Parliament, has filed the following questions to...

PAP grassroots leaders accused of trying to claim credit for WP’s quick action in putting out fire at Aljunied

Grassroots leaders affiliated with the ruling People's Action Party (PAP) have been accused of publishing a misleading social media post and of trying to claim credit for the Workers' Party's (WP) quick action in putting out a fire in the opposition-held Aljunied ward. On Sunday...

PAP leaders refute Tan Cheng Bock’s statement that PAP has gone astray

Singapore – Two top leaders of the People’s Action Party (PAP) took time out on July 27, Saturday,  to refute some of the statements made by Dr Tan Cheng Bock the day before concerning the ruling party, saying that while the former PAP MP...

PAP politician joins ex-SMRT CEO Desmond Kuek’s talk on crisis leadership and the 2015 MRT breakdown

Ex-SMRT CEO Desmond Kuek conducted a one-day talk on crisis leadership, at the Pan-Pacific Hotel on Monday (22 July), where he spoke about the 2015 MRT breakdown fiasco and how he handled the situation as head of the rail operator. Mr Kuek joined SMRT as...