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Chiam See Tong Retires From Politics, Bringing the Curtains Down On 4 Decades Of Fighting The PAP

Chiam See Tong Retires From Politics, Bringing the Curtains Down On 4 Decades Of Fighting The PAP

Mr Chiam had been with the SPP since 1996, after he left the party he founded in 1980, the SDP. Mr Chiam was the MP of Potong Pasir from 1984 - 2011, with the PAP unable to beat him in a General Elections at Potong Pasir until he vacated the seat in the 2011 GE, where he decided to contest for the five-member Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC.

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Dr Tan Cheng Bock's First Meet The People Session Drew Massive Crowd, Proves That He Remains Popular Among Singaporeans

More than 200 people showed up at Dr Tan Cheng Bock's first Meet the People Session last week. Dr Tan is leading his new political party called the Progress Singapore Party (PSP), and has evidently garnered the attention and support of many Singaporeans. He was grateful for the turnout and announced that his party will officially be launched in June. The Pappies should be scared of what is coming soon!

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PM To Be Heng Says Govt And People Should Work Hand In Hand To Move SG Forward

PM To Be Heng Says Govt And People Should Work Hand In Hand To Move SG Forward

Newly appointed DPM and PM-in-waiting Heng Swee Keat says that he is contemplating whether or not Singapore should continue with the very "constructive politics" that have been employed for the past 50 years. He also said that global and tech savvy Singaporeans represents the way forward and that the government will do well to harness these talent in order to move Singapore forward into the future.

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STR's Alex Tan Just Appointed Himself As Leader Of All Opposition Parties

States Times Review and Singapore Herald's Alex Tan has appointed himself as the Strategy Leader to prepare for the next election. As Strategy Leader, he will want claim leadership of all opposition parties in Singapore. He promised to prevent any 3-cornered fights and make PAP fall. He warned those who do not abide by his rules to risk losing their electoral deposit and political future.

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Dr Tan Cheng Bock Reveals Approved Logo For Progress Singapore Party, Promised To Serve Singaporeans

Dr Tan Cheng Bock's Progress Singapore Party has had its logo approved. It is in the shape of a palm tree with a person-like figure which signifies people at its core interest. The logo on the whole symbolizes growth, purpose, strength and life. With Dr Tan leading a new party, Singaporeans can have renewed hope that they will enact the changes that we have all wanted to see.

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A COMPLACENT GOVT IS DESTROYING SINGAPOREANS' VALUE

I agree with the remarks “An overly dominant ruling party faces dangers such as resistance to change and complacency”. In this connection, our nation’s greatest asset – our people – may be in the process of being destroyed – by the Government’s “resistance to change and complacency”. The widespread feeling of Singaporeans that their value in their own country is being diminished is perhaps manifested in the record numbers of Singaporeans living abroad.

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THARMAN: I DID NOT SAY PAP ENGAGED IN GUTTER POLITICS IN BUKIT BATOK BY-ELECTION

Following my NTU Majulah Lecture last week on the future of education we had a dialogue. Some asked about the recent Presidential Election (PE) - and my views on the PE, especially how we should look at the issue of race, have been reported. I see that some social media commentators have claimed that I agreed in the dialogue that the PAP had engaged in “gutter politics” in the Bukit Batok by-election. That is not what I said, and not what I believe.

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