Tag: People’s Action Party

Credible Opposition Policies: More transparency needed to tackle these issues

Written by: A J Jennevieve and Aretha Chinnaphongse. Singapore -- The 2020 General Elections saw the incumbent conceding yet another Group Representation Constituency (GRC) to the Workers Party. Some have gone so far to deem it as a “Watershed Election” noting how the party’s 61.24%...

Questioning the Government remains “fundamental role” of Opposition: Pritam Singh responds to Lawrence Wong

Singapore -- The newly appointed Leader of the Opposition and Secretary-General of Workers' Party (WP) Pritam Singh has responded to the comments made by Minister for National Development Lawrence Wong that the WP cannot keep questioning the government. The comments by Mr Wong were made...

PAP’s S Iswaran and team take West Coast GRC with close margins

The People’s Action Party (PAP) team has emerged victorious at the West Coast Group Representation Constituency (GRC) in this year’s elections, winning against the Progress Singapore Party (PSP), with 51.69 per cent of the votes. The PAP saw 71,545 votes, with PSP garnering 66871 votes...

GE 2020: PAP, headed by PM LEE, slated to sweep Ang Mo Kio GRC

Singapore—The ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) looks slated to sweep the Ang Mo Kio GRC with 72 percent of votes, based on early poll results. Ang Mo Kio GRC has 185,465 registered voters. PAP’s team is yet again anchored by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong....

GE2020: Workers’ Party predicted to keep Aljunied, Hougang

Singapore—The Workers’ Party (WP) team may well appear victorious yet again at the Aljunied Group Representation Constituency (GRC) in this year’s elections, winning once more over the People’s Action Party (PAP), with 60 percent of the votes in their favor based on early poll...

Lee Kuan Yew’s grandson Li Shengwu: Say no to the PAP now, before it’s too late

Just days before Singapore goes to the polls, Li Shengwu, grandson of the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew, took to social media once again to speak out against the incumbents. In a Facebook post yesterday (Jul 7), the nephew of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong...

Cherian George, Donald Low on why GE 2020 could be a loss for Singapore, regardless of final tallies

Singapore—Two well-respected members of the academe, Professors Cherian George and Donald Low, tackled the possible ill effects of this year’s election on the country at a crucial time when trust and unity are vital, as Singapore deals with, and emerges from, the coronavirus pandemic. In...

Reform Party demands that PAP’s Sim Ann stop using its campaign slogan

Singapore -- The Reform Party has demanded that People's Action Party candidate Sim Ann stop using its campaign slogan "Build Back Better, Fairer", which she reportedly used in her Constituency Political Broadcast on Saturday (July 4). RP Secretary-General Kenneth Jeyaretnam took to Facebook on Saturday...

GE: 10 million reasons why we are in a state of stagnation

The 10-million population hoo-ha is not really about Chee Soon Juan. It is more about Heng Swee Keat – and not a small dilemma confronting Singaporeans in this General Election. It is no secret that the People’s Action Party has never had much liking or...

DPM Heng: “This election will be tough” but “PAP is up to this task”

SINGAPORE – During a Party Political Broadcast on July 2 (Thurs) the People’s Action Party and acting Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat spoke to the public about the upcoming elections that will be held on July 10. DPM Heng wrote...