Tag: 2020 General Election

10 million population was planning benchmark and my personal opinion: Liu Thai Ker

Singapore – Former Chief Planner Liu Thai Kher has commented on the 10 million population issue that aroused much controversy during the recent General Election. In an interview published on Friday (July 17) with the Chinese daily Lianhe Zaobao, Mr Liu said that the long-term...

Overseas voters supported Worker’s Party in both East Coast GRC and Hougang SMC

Singapore – On July 15, the votes from Singaporean electors residing overseas were counted by the Elections Department Singapore (ELD).  Members of the Workers’ Party gave us snippets of the results for two GRCs, which saw the overseas voters showing their support for their...

Heng Swee Keat thanks East Coast voters, calls for shift in focus

Singapore – The People's Action Party won 83 of the 93 seats contested in this year's General Election, with one of the wins being in East Coast GRC. Mr Heng Swee Keat, who led the team there, took to his Facebook page to thank voters for their...

GE 2020: PAP beats Workers’ Party at Marine Parade GRC

Singapore – On July 10, Singaporeans made their way to cast their votes. Marine Parade GRC saw a PAP win over the Workers' Party. PAP’s Marine Parade team consists of: Tan Chuan-Jin, Edwin Tong Chun Fai, Seah Kian Peng, Tan See Leng and Mohd Fahmi...

GE 2020: Liang Eng Hwa defeats Paul Tambyah in Bukit Panjang SMC

Singapore – On July 10, Singaporeans cast their votes. Results are in for Bukit Panjang SMC, with victory to People’s Action Party’s Liang Eng Hwa. Many have recently lauded Mr Tambyah for being the president-elect of the International Society of Infectious Diseases. With Covid-19 being...

Minister Shanmugam shares video of Barack Obama praising PAP new face Carrie Tan

Singapore – On July 7, Minister Shanmugam shared a video on his Facebook page which drew links between ex-USA President Barack Obama and Carrie Tan, one of the new faces from the PAP. The video was taken when Obama visit Singapore in 2016. In the...

GE2020: Am I missing out on anything? No, but some Singaporeans might be

Singapore -- This year’s elections are indeed unique from previous years, of course because of Covid-19. As a first time voter, I’ve spent some time wondering -- am I or will I be missing out on anything given that this year’s elections are so...

PSP’s Kumaran Pillai conducts mobile Meet-The-People Session for residents in Kebun Baru SMC

Singapore — As part of his campaign in Kebun Baru SMC, Kumaran Pillai from the Progress Singapore Party (PSP) held a mobile Meet-The-People session (MPS) to understand the grievances of the residents in the area on July 5. Before the MPS, he visited Mayflower Market and Food...

PSP e-rally: PAP’s party whip system is “an outdated concept”

Singapore – The Progress Singapore held its first e-rally on June 4. Present at the rally was its Tanjong Pagar GRC Team comprising Abas Kasmani, Harish Pillay, Michael Chua, Wendy Low and Terence Soon, as well as stand-alone candidate for Kebun Baru SMC Kumaran...

GE2020: Highlights of what went down in the Political Debate hosted by Mediacorp

Singapore – On June 1, Mediacorp hosted a GE2020 political debate with the four parties that are fielding the most candidates for the coming election: the People’s Action Party (PAP), Progress Singapore Party (PSP), Worker’s Party (WP) and Singapore Democratic Party (SDP).  Their respective...