Tag: People’s Action Party

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...

Heng Swee Keat: ‘Cut from the same cloth’ as the Lee family?

Singapore—As talk of the upcoming General Election has heated up due to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s announcement on Wednesday, September 4, that the Electoral Boundaries Committee has officially been convened, extra attention is now being paid to the designated heir apparent, who was...

A thrilling review of NUS academic’s ‘Is the People’s Action Party Here to Stay?’

Singapore— Curious to find the answer posed by the title of a new book, Is the People’s Action Party Here to Stay?, Analysing the Resilience of the One-Party Dominant State in Singapore published last month by Dr Bilveer Singh, Bertha Henson asked the author if the country’s ruling party could prepare for its own...

Did PSP bite back at ESM Goh’s comment with nod to Don Quixote?

At their National Day Celebration, a member of the Progress Singapore Party (PSP) performed a rendition of “The Impossible Dream” – a nod to the old-time classic theatre play, “I, Don Quijote”. Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong accused Dr Tan Cheng Bock of having...

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,...

In Profile: Tan Cheng Bock

A look at Tan Cheng Bock’s life in the service of the people of Singapore Singapore—Physician. Member of Parliament. One-time presidential candidate. Opposition leader. What could be next in line for Dr Tan Cheng Bock, as he finds himself thrust into the limelight once again? All...

Heng Swee Keat: PAP’s 4G leaders need to build ‘renewed bond of trust’ with voters

Singapore—Giving the keynote address at the 15th anniversary dinner of the PAP Policy Forum on July 24, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat emphasised the need for the party’s fourth-generation (4G) leaders to build a "renewed bond of trust" with voters, giving the reminder that...

Tan Cheng Bock flanked by new party members; meets PAP MPs at Ayer Rajah yet again

Chief of Progress Singapore Party (PSP), Dr Tan Cheng Bock, had yet another run-in with People’s Action Party (PAP) Members of Parliament (MPs) Mr S. Iswaran and Ms Foo Mee Har. Dr Tan announced on his social media page that he not only attended the...

Nee Soon GRC MP not-so-subtly criticizes WP’s Pritam Singh, netizens clapback

This Father’s Day, Aljunied GRC’s MP Pritam Singh and MP for Nee Soon GRC Assoc Prof Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim met at Nee Soon GRC. It is not uncommon for MPs to hold walkabouts with the people on special occasions and this day was no...

PAP MP: Someone has deliberately circulated a falsehood following our Father’s Day walkabout

People’s Action Party (PAP) Member of Parliamant (MP) for Moulmein-Cairnhill, Melvin Yong, took to social media on Sunday to debunk online falsehoods spread about chocolates given out by PAP activists. In a Facebook post, Yong wrote, “Dear friends, It has come to my attention that someone...