Singapore General Election 2020

GE2020: More Singaporeans Call Out PAP New Candidate Ivan Lim For His Elitist and Arrogant Behaviour

From polytechnic classmate, national service camp-mates to coworkers at Keppel, no one seems to like the PAP new candidate Ivan Lim Shaw Chuan. At least we now know that Ivan's snobbish, condescending and elitist attitude did not changed over the years which fits perfectly into the PAP.

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GE2020: Workers' Party Low Thia Khiang, Chen Show Mao, Png Eng Huat Not Contesting This GE

GE2020: Workers' Party Low Thia Khiang, Chen Show Mao, Png Eng Huat Not Contesting This GE

The Workers' Party (WP) Secretary-General Pritam Singh announced on 25 June that political veterans Low Thia Khiang, Chen Show Mao and Png Eng Huat will not be contesting in GE2020. This decision to step down was made "some time ago". However their decision to step down does not mean they are retiring from politics. Pritam Singh shared that their collective decision to step down was based on three considerations to ensure the successful continuation of WP.

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GE2020: Tan Jee Say Announced The Dissolution Of SingFirst Party

GE2020: Tan Jee Say Announced The Dissolution Of SingFirst Party

On 25 June, the Secretary-General of Singaporeans First (SingFirst) Party Tan Jee Say announced its dissolution. In a statement posted on Tan Jee Say's Facebook page, the SingFirst Central Executive Committee (CEC) said it made this decision "in the best interests of Singapore."

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GE2020: Is It Fair for the PAP to Introduce Candidates on National TV?

Parliament has been dissolved. The PAP has no right to use state media to showcase their candidates before the campaigning period. Yesterday, each new candidate presented by Heng Swee Keat and Masagos Zulkifli in a press conference was given airtime on Mediacorp's Channel 5 and Channel 8 news i.e. national TV when giving their individual speeches about why they joined PAP. On the other hand, opposition members were briefly flashed on screen.

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GE2020: PAP Candidate Ivan Lim Called Out as Elitist

A Singaporean has exposed PAP new candidate Ivan Lim Shaw Chuan, the GM of Keppel Offshore & Marine as an elitist who was never well liked by his battalion when he was CO because of his condescending attitude. He apparently had a habit of boasting about his personal achievements and drove around camp in expensive cars. Just like many PAP members sitting in their ivory towers, it is unfathomable how such politicians can empathise with ordinary citizens and be their voice in parliament.

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GE2020: Red Dot United Announces Fourth Candidate For Jurong GRC

GE2020: Red Dot United Announces Fourth Candidate For Jurong GRC

Red Dot United announced its fourth member who will be contesting in Jurong GRC. Nicholas Tang Jian Ye is a 28 year old legal engineer at Pinsent Masons MPillay LLP. He obtained a law degree from King's College London, and his political motto is "for a more accountable Singapore."

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GE2020: Lee Hsien Yang Says You Can Love Singapore And Yet Not Vote For PAP

First, he said that the PAP has lost its way. He said that the current government is distinctly different from when LKY was PM and subsequently MM. Second, he said that it is possible to be a loyal Singaporean, to be proud of our past accomplishments, to love Singapore and yet to not vote PAP.

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GE2020: Red Dot United Unveils Candidates For Jurong GRC

GE2020: Red Dot United Unveils Candidates For Jurong GRC

Red Dot United, Singapore's newest political party, has revealed some candidates contesting in the five-member Jurong GRC. Red Dot United shared that three of its five candidates will include Secretary-General Ravi Philemon, Chairperson Michelle Lee, and 33-year-old Ms Liyana Dhamirah. Red Dot United is keen to contest in Jurong GRC because many of its party members grew up there, giving them an affection for this constituency.

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GE2020: Reform Party Gives Way to PSP to Avoid Three-Cornered Fight in West Coast

West Coast residents and all Singaporeans will remember the Reform Party for graciously giving up their ward to make things easier for PSP who is seeking to contest in West Coast GRC. It definitely was not easy for RP to come to this decision given the party's "strong emotional connection" to West Coast, as written by Kenneth Jeyaretnam in RP's Facebook announcement, but they are doing this for the greater opposition unity. Talks between the leaders of both parties over claims to West Coast GRC had previously been unsuccessful.

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GE2020: Lee Hsien Yang Has Joined PSP As A Party Member, Will He Stand In The Coming Elections?

Lee Hsien Yang - the son of the late Lee Kuan Yew, and brother of the current Prime Minister, will has just joined the opposition Progress Singapore Party as a member. This was announced early this morning at the Tiong Bahru market by PSP Sec Gen Dr Tan Cheng Bock, who also handed Mr Lee his member card at the same time.

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