Tag: Tan Cheng Bock

Dr Tan Cheng Bock: PSP leader and “hypebeast”, “woke” social media star

Singapore -- After taking over Instagram and revealing that the glasses he wears have no lenses, 80-year-old Progress Singapore Party leader Dr Tan Cheng Bock is now being referred to as a "hypebeast". As older folk are often taken as out of touch with the...

Online GE Chatter: Jamus Lim looks like JJ Lin, Redditors make “East Coast” stickers, Mrs Chee Soon Juan an “iron lady”

1. Netizens think WP's Jamus Lim looks like singer JJ Lin. Workers' Party candidate Jamus Lim, who has become sort of a "fan favourite" following his performance in the first televised election debate on Wednesday (July 1), has been the topic of conversation on various...

Dr Tan Cheng Bock will reject NCMP seat but PSP candidates can take them

Singapore -- Speaking at a walkabout on Thursday (July 2) with PSP candidate Kayla Low, Progress Singapore Party chief Dr Tan Cheng Bock said the expanded Non-Constituency MP (NCMP) scheme is a ploy to entice the people to not vote for the opposition. Speaking to...

Tan Cheng Bock slams Chan Chun Sing’s ‘political ploy’: “don’t use those old arguments in trying to convince Singaporeans”

Progress Singapore Party (PSP) chief Tan Cheng Bock said on July 3 that it is “very unlikely” that the People’s Action Party (PAP) would be ousted from government after the general election (GE), and that the ruling party should not try to fool or...

PSP and Chief Tan Cheng Bock gear up for live political debates and broadcasts

As campaigning is underway, the Progress Singapore Party (PSP) Chief Dr Tan Cheng Bock gave netizens updates on social media about the party’s preparations. In the first of two Facebook posts, Dr Tan wrote: “On the campaign trail (1 July 2020) Today was spent preparing for...

PSP posters in Choa Chu Kang torn down

Progress Singapore Party (PSP) posters in Choa Chu Kang were torn down last night, said Secretary-General Tan Cheng Bock in a Facebook post earlier today (July 1). Dr Tan added that his team members informed him “that regrettably, someone had torn down our PSP posters...

Dr Tan Cheng Bock in West Coast GRC: “I’m back because I feel things are not going on correctly”

The Progress Singapore Party (PSP) is officially contesting in West Coast GRC after successfully filing the nomination papers on Tuesday (June 30). The team contesting in the GRC includes its Secretary-General, Dr Tan Cheng Bock, Mr Jeffrey Khoo Poh Tiong, Ms Hazel Poa, Assistant Secretary-General...

Dr Tan Cheng Bock’s PSP eyes 5 SMCs and 4 GRCs

Singapore -- The Progress Singapore Party is fielding a total of 24 candidates across 5 Single-Member Constituencies (SMCs) and 4 Group Representation Constituencies (GRCs). Here is the full line-up: Hong Kah North SMC The PSP's Gigene Wong looks to take on the People's Action Party’s Amy Khor...

Breakfast with “a New Member but an old Friend”: Dr Tan Cheng Bock recounts

Update: After the time of writing, Dr Tan's post had since been removed. Lee Hsien Yang, the brother of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, joined Dr Tan Cheng Bock’s Progress Singapore Party (PSP) with an announcement made on Wednesday morning (Jun 24) after having breakfast...

ESM Goh asks Singaporeans: “Where are you marching?”

Singapore—After the dissolution of Parliament and the announcement of the date of the upcoming General Election, the country is gearing up for some major changes. Political parties also seem to be preparing for some significant changes as well, with new faces introduced, and veteran...