Tag: PSP

PSP’s Tan Cheng Bock, Lee Hsien Yang make another appeal to voters

Singapore -- The Progress Singapore Party held its final event to wrap up its  campaigning on Wednesday (July 8), the eve of Cooling Off Day. New PSP member Lee Hsien Yang and party Secretary-General Tan Cheng Bock spoke during the Facebook livestream posted on the...

GE2020: Party leaders tackle 5 questions on election issues

Singapore -- In a video series by The Straits Times posted on Tuesday (July 7), questions were posed to leaders from four political parties on topics such as how they would address key issues and why voters should support them. In the five Question series,...

PSP’s Tan Cheng Bock: Now, I am back home in West Coast

Singapore -- In the GE2020 Constituency Political Broadcast on Wednesday (July 8), the Progress Singapore Party Secretary-General, Dr Tan Cheng Bock, and his team in West Coast GRC spoke about their contest against a People's Action Party team. Dr Tan said: "We live in unprecedented...

PSP shares their KYM Plan, comprising Kebun Baru, Yio Chu Kang and Marymount constituencies

In a Whatsapp message widely circulated earlier today (July 8), the Progress Singapore Party (PSP) shared what they termed as ‘The KYM PLAN’, or the plan for the SMCs the party was contesting. KYM, or Kebun Baru, Yio Chu Kang and Marymount are fielding Kumaran...

PSP’s Kumaran Pillai said he will go all out to help hawker who is struggling to support mentally challenged son and visually impaired daughter

In his rounds around Kebun Baru (SMC), the Progress Singapore Party’s (PSP) Kumaran Pillai met with a hawker and his family who had barely enough to make ends meet. In a PSP video, Mr Pillai said that Mr Toh runs a hawker stall. His daughter,...

TISG’s Top 10 Fresh Faces in GE2020

Written by: Aretha Chinnaphongse, Jillian Colombo, Misaki Tan, A J Jennevieve Singapore -- With Polling Day around the corner, political parties have been working hard to reach out to as many voters as possible. Numerous new faces have been introduced and many have been in...

How 29-year old pilot Terence Soon became a PSP candidate

SINGAPORE – In an interview with CNA’s Matthew Mohan, pilot turned Progress Singapore Party (PSP) candidate, Terence Soon, explains how he went from flying airplanes to politics. According to the 29-year old Singapore Airlines pilot, it was back in 2011 during one of the country’s...

Lee Hsien Yang: “My sister and I do not need a political platform to respond to attacks by our brother”

Speaking to Bloomberg in an interview, Lee Hsien Yang, brother of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, outlined reasons for his journey into politics despite feeling that “Singapore doesn’t need another Lee”. The youngest son of the late Lee Kuan Yew said that “The PAP of...

PSP Chief Tan Cheng Bock joins yet another opposition leader during walkabout

Progress Singapore Party (PSP) Chief Dr Tan Cheng Bock was seen with yet another opposition party leader just before his walkabout. He joined the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP)’s Chairman Professor Paul Tambyah during a visit in Bukit Panjang SMC, revealing that their friendship goes as...

Has tech narrowed the PAP-Opposition gap in these Covid-19 elections?

Written by: Aretha Chinnaphongse and Jillian Colombo Singapore -- The People's Action Party (PAP) has been referred to by The Economist as a "slick political machine", having held power since 1965. In the 2015 General Election, it won almost 70% of the popular vote.  Amidst Covid-19...