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GE: ‘High-flyers shy away when the money is good’

GE: ‘High-flyers shy away when the money is good’

INSIGHT DOWN SOUTH BY SEAH CHIANG NEE The ruling PAP’s extensive efforts to recruit election candidates from the private sector, which included 200 ‘tea sessions,’ have not been that [...]

Major Leadership Failures of the PAP

Major Leadership Failures of the PAP

Lets ignore the well known incidents of Mas Selamat, Orchard Road floods and Youth Olympics. Lets just say those are clear cut displays of poor leadership and planning. No need to argue about [...]

Are our young Singaporean voters politically apathetic?

Are our young Singaporean voters politically apathetic?

Written by: Gilbert Goh I chanced upon a New Paper’s  article on 29 Mar and was intrigued by the findings on a survey of 1, 000 young voters. The survey found that 2 out of 5 young [...]

Rising cost of living the hottest issue for voters

Rising cost of living the hottest issue for voters

By Fann Sim The rising cost of living is the biggest worry for most Singaporeans in the run-up to the General Election (GE). That was one of the findings of a recent telephone survey conducted [...]

Battle of the elite looming

Battle of the elite looming

INSIGHT DOWN SOUTH By SEAH CHIANG NEE When Singaporeans vote in the coming polls expected to be in May, they will see more high-flier Opposition candidates with academic qualifications [...]

The Star Online: Coming polls promise to be fun

The Star Online: Coming polls promise to be fun

In the chase for the young vote, the PAP has sent in Zorro and a hip-hop dancing team to counter Danny the Bear’s foray into its heartland town centre. RESIDENTS of a suburban estate were taken [...]

Singapore Muslims & Lowly Educated Marginalised

Singapore Muslims & Lowly Educated Marginalised

Abdillah Zamzuri Would you be willing to sacrifice your religious beliefs for the sake of national integration? I bet not. But that’s exactly what Singapore’s Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew [...]

MM Lee on PAP losing power: That day will come

MM Lee on PAP losing power: That day will come

By Angela Lim – January 21st, 2011 Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew, the founding leader People’s Action Party’s (PAP) has predicted its rule of Singapore will come to an end one day. In a [...]

Six Reasons Why The Government Gazettes The Online Citizen

Six Reasons Why The Government Gazettes The Online Citizen

Written by: Gilbert Goh By now, most netizens will have known that the popular socio political blog The Online Citizen has being gazetted as a political organization by the Prime Minister’s [...]

TOC Gazette: Pre-election squeeze in Singapore

TOC Gazette: Pre-election squeeze in Singapore

http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Southeast_Asia/MA13Ae01.html Pre-election squeeze in Singapore By James Gomez In a clear sign that general elections are on the way in Singapore, the ruling [...]

Singapore spirit blows hot and cold

Singapore spirit blows hot and cold

Saturday December 11, 2010 Singapore spirit blows hot and cold Insight Down South By SEAH CHIANG NEE If Singaporeans fear they will one day be overwhelmed by migrants in their own land, the [...]

Singapore: A comfortable model

Singapore: A comfortable model

Blowin' In The Wind Posted: 21 Nov 2010 06:37 AM PST  (reproduced with permission) John Kampfner, former editor of The New Statesman (2005-2008) and now chief executive of Index on [...]

Three New Political Dynamics That May Influence The Outcome Of The Next General Election

Three New Political Dynamics That May Influence The Outcome Of The Next  General Election

  Written by: Gilbert Goh I am  glad to read from many socio-political blogs that the forthcoming election will be fiercely contested by opposition political parties. One sure certainty is [...]

Young voices speak out

Young voices speak out

Saturday November 6, 2010 Young voices speak out Insight Down South By SEAH CHIANG NEE More outspoken and articulate youths who are not afraid to speak their minds have begun questioning the [...]

Singapore MPs’ pay highest in the world

Singapore MPs’ pay highest in the world

MPs' pay in Singapore and other countries Posted: 18 Aug 2010 04:46 AM PDT - Blowing In The Wind Singapore's members of parliament are paid more than the members of the House of Commons and [...]

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