Tag Archives: GE

PAP UNVEILS SEMBAWANG GRC TEAM

The People's Action Party announced today that Sembawang Group Representative Constituency (GRC) will be headed by Minister for National Development Khaw Boon Wan, who will be running with old team mates Dr Lim Wee Kiak, Mr Vikram Nair, former election hopeful Mr Ong Ye Kung - a director of group strategy at Keppel Corporation who is making his second attempt to enter Parliament - and 36 year-old corporate lawyer and PAP newcomer Amrin Amin.

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PAP MP FOR TAMPINES IRENE NG STEPS DOWN

Ms Irene Ng, a member of the People's Action Party team for Tampines Group Representative Constituency (GRC), has announced that she will not be running the upcoming general elections. The 3 term member of parliament (MP), said that she had asked Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong some time last year if she could step down for the sake of party leadership renewal.

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NG ENG HEN: PAP WILL NOT TAKE ANY SUPPORT FOR GRANTED

According to People's Action Party (PAP) organizing secretary Ng Eng Hen, the mood on the ground is good and Singaporeans appreciate measures such as the Pioneer Generation Package, Medishield Life and improvements to housing. He spoke at a dinner reception last night to remind PAP members of parliament (MPs) and prospective candidates not to take any support from the ground for granted.

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LOW THIA KHIANG TO REMAIN IN ALJUNIED GRC TO CONTEST

Workers' Party (WP) Secretary-General Low Thia Khiang said today that he will stay on to contest in Aljunied Group Representative Constituency (GRC) this coming General Elections. He added that that his party is committed to avoiding 3 cornered fights as much as possible.

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WP’S 2010 SPEECH ON THE ELECTORAL BOUNDARIES REVIEW COMMITTEE STILL RELEVANT TODAY

In countries like the UK, electoral boundary revisions are carried out by an independent Boundary Commission under the charge of a High Court Judge. Proposed boundary changes are also open to public scrutiny and objection. In Singapore, however, the boundary revisions are done by a committee chaired by the Cabinet Secretary, reporting to the PM. Sir, despite my belief that the PMO should not be in charge of boundary review, the focus of my cut is how the current process may be improved for transparency and accountability.

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S’POREANS BEWARE: GIVE US ONE CHICKEN WING, COLLECT BACK WHOLE CHICKEN

Netizens are wondering, never have the ruling party been so generous, what is their agenda? What is cooking in their “sick” mind? Is it vote buying as the next GE cannot be held later than Jan 2017 and the ground is deemed “sweet”? Can it be a case of giving you with the left hand and taking back with the right? There is even speculation that it is the same old tactic of giving you $1 and taking back $10 back in future.

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