Tag: 2020 General Elections

Charles Yeo becomes chairman of Reform Party

Reform Party's Charles Yeo has just been elected as the Chairman of the party, according to his Instagram story posted on Mon, 3rd August. Despite his relatively short-lived tenure as a member of Reform Party, Charles Yeo, a practising lawyer in Singapore, quickly gained internet...

Chee Soon Juan meets Bukit Batok residents and volunteers to plan activities

Singapore – Opposition Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) chief Chee Soon Juan was spotted meeting residents and volunteers at Bukit Batok as they planned activities for the constituency. Dr Chee took to Facebook on Sunday (July 26) to share a photo of himself with a few...

PSP’s Kumaran Pillai on GE 2020 and his hopes for the future

By: Misaki Tan and A J Jennevieve On July 20, the interns from The Independent Singapore (TISG) interviewed Progress Singapore Party (PSP) candidate, Kumaran Pillai. Mr Kumaran is the co-founder of TISG and contested in the Kebun Baru SMC in the 2020 General Elections against...

On bended knee — The usual way Jamus Lim and team reach out to Sengkang residents

Singapore -- Workers’ Party (WP) member Jamus Lim and his winning team in the new Sengkang GRC have been spotted chatting with the residents there to better "understand their needs and concerns". His kneeling or squatting, the usual way the WP team has been engaging the...

Dr Chee is back — SDP chief heads to the grassroots in Bukit Batok

Singapore -- Opposition Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) chief Dr Chee Soon Juan has resumed his grassroots campaign in Bukit Batok, only a week after narrowly failing to get elected from the Single-Member Constituency. He was seen walking the ground there on Saturday (July 18). "Today,...

Ex PAP member Inderjit Singh breaks down GE2020

Following up with his earlier post, Professor Inderjit Singh went on to explain further his insights on the 2020 General Elections, this time focusing more on the opposition and the candidates that stood in these elections. https://www.facebook.com/kbinderjit/posts/3642116785815028 Confidence and Trust in Government and PAP Leaders He cites...

Young People do not vote for Opposition because it is “Vogue”: A response to a letter in the ST Forum

On July 10, a letter which spoke about the role of Gen Z voters in the recent elections, was posted on The Straits Times forum. Written by Mr Brent Lim Zi Jian, he wrote on how he felt that Gen Z voters claim to want...

WP Sengkang team already spotted working the day after winning the elections

Singapore – A day after the poll results were released and The Workers' Party (WP) won the newly formed Sengkang Group Representation Constituency (GRC), they were already at work, jotting down the concerns of residents. In what became the biggest upset of the 2020 General...

SDP’s Dr Chee goes back to Bukit Batok to say thank you to residents

Singapore – Opposition Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) chief Dr Chee Soon Juan went back to the constituency he fielded to say 'thank you' to the residents and was greeted with warm smiles which only "steeled" his resolve to press on. On Sunday (July 12), Dr...

WP considering separating Sengkang from Aljunied-Hougang Town Council

Singapore – The Workers’ Party (WP) is considering establishing a standalone town council for Sengkang Group Representation Constituency (GRC) instead of combining it with the existing Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC). The WP team highlighted their plans on Sunday (July 12) through a virtual press conference....