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WP'S SYLVIA LIM RE-FILES NOTICE TO TALK ABOUT ELECTED PRESIDENCY IN PARLIAMENT

Sylvia Lim of the Workers' Party has re-filed a notice to speak on an adjournment motion on the topic "Counting from President Wee Kim Wee or President Ong Teng Cheong for Reserved Presidential Election - Policy Decision or Legal Question?"

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1ST WORLD COUNTRY 3RD WORLD DEMOCRACY, DO PRESIDENTS EVER GO THROUGH ELECTIONS?

Workers' Party's Yee Jenn Jong is disappointed at the walkover and wonders if Presidents are not meant to go through elections, what with the 'lacking' results in PE1993 and PE2011. Do we really have to wait till the next election to show what we think and who we want as President?

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CHEE SOON JUAN: WELCOME TO THE DELUSIONAL WORLD OF THE ELECTED PRESIDENCY!

Singapore Democratic Party's Chee Soon Juan penned an opinion piece on what he thinks is a "delusional world" of the Elected Presidency. He outlined Mr Ong Teng Cheong's efforts to check on the government (but to no avail), and how candidates after him have to be "approved by the government".

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ONG TENG CHEONG HAVE MOUNTAIN NAMED AFTER HIM

For the first time ever, a mountain have been named after a prominent Singaporean. And if you think it is LKY, then you are wrong. In the middle of a remote Tien Shan range that extends along the border between Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and China, the mountain in question has been named the Ong Teng Cheong peak.

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TAN CHENG BOCK DISAPPOINTED BY COURT'S DISMISSAL BUT PROMISE TO CONTINUE SPEAKING UP FOR S'POREANS

Dr Tan Cheng Bock has responded to the Court of Appeal's dismissal of his application. He is disappointed as he wanted to be a part of the upcoming Presidential Election but accepts the verdict with a heavy heart. He also thanked his supporters and promise to continue speaking up for all Singaporeans.

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TAN CHENG BOCK APPEALS AGAINST HIGH COURT'S DECISION ON PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

Dr Tan Cheng Bock has decided to appeal against the High Court for dismissing his application to contest the legitimacy of the upcoming Presidential Election. Despite having intentions to run for Presidency, he was not considered eligible due to amendments to the Constitution and the introduction of the reserved presidency. In Dr Tan's application, he called for an open election and disagreed with the government's decision for counting Mr Wee Kim Wee as the first popularly elected President.

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IN 2002 PM GOH CALLED ONG TENG CHEONG S'PORES 1ST ELECTED PRESIDENT BUT PAP GOVT FLIP PRATA NOW?

What PM Goh wrote in his condolence letter to Ong Teng Cheong's family in 2002: "As the first elected President, Teng Cheong had to work the new two-key system..." Do note that PM Goh was writing as head of government, representing the govt's views. So how can you say that to a grieving family only to years later argue in court that it is not true?

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HIGH COURT DISMISSES TAN CHENG BOCK'S CONSTITUTIONAL CHALLENGE, SURPRISE?

The High Court dismissed Dr Tan Cheng Bock's constitutional challenge to the upcoming reserved Presidential Election. This comes after the AGC accused Dr Tan of being selfish for undermining multiracial representation and for wanting to run in the next election. Dr Tan has until next Wednesday to file a notice of appeal and has not reached a conclusion. Does this come as a surprise? Have we lost yet another hopeful candidate who can actually be our voice?

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