Singapore GE2020: Parties race to get message out to voters

As the clock wound down on the most unusual election campaign in memory, party leaders raced around the island, as well as online, to make their pitches and sway voters ahead of Cooling-off Day today. The ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) asked voters to soberly decide who they would trust to steer the nation out of the monumental Covid-19 crisis […]

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Singapore GE2020: SPP says world wants to see diversity of political parties in Parliament

SINGAPORE – The international community does not want to see one-party dominance in Singapore but a diversity of political parties and viewpoints in government, said Singapore People’s Party (SPP) chief Steve Chia on Tuesday (July 7). Responding to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s remarks during his Fullerton rally on Monday, Mr Chia told reporters before a walkabout in Lorong 7 […]

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Singapore GE2020: PAP offers voters dogged loyalty and will build on relationship, says PM Lee

SINGAPORE – When Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong participated in his first general election in 1984, there was no Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. Connecting with voters was “very personal, face-to-face”, said the People’s Action Party secretary-general during the constituency’s Facebook live rally on Monday (July 6). Over more than three decades, he has grown grey with his Teck Ghee ward […]

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Black Lives Matter: Sir Keir Starmer vows to take unconscious bias training after calling protests a ‘moment’

Sir Keir Starmer has pledged to take unconscious bias training after critics claimed he devalued the Black Lives Matter protests by calling them a “moment”. The Labour leader was challenged by Sharon, a black party member who called into a radio show to accuse him of “unconscious dismissive language and attitudes” that “feed into structural racism and unchallenged pervading elements […]

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Singapore GE2020: Police investigating WP's Sengkang candidate Raeesah Khan over alleged online comments on race and religion

SINGAPORE – Two police reports were made against Workers’ Party’s (WP) Sengkang GRC candidate Raeesah Khan over the weekend, in relation to comments she allegedly made on discrimination by Singapore’s law enforcement authorities. Police said in a statement on Sunday (July 5) that she had allegedly commented that Singapore law enforcement authorities discriminated against citizens, and that compared with other […]

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Boris urged to call EU’s bluff and quit Brexit talks -‘Should have walked away weeks ago!’

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. This website asked readers if the Prime Minister should call the EU’s bluff and abandon post-Brexit negotiations after German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned progress had been “very limited” and called on the bloc to step up preparations […]

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