Monthly Archives: April 2011

Month: April 2011 Singapore Pte Ltd — a letter

By Samuel Lai (netizen) Dearest PAP, You have been running Singapore like a business, like a corporation, where you are the top management, where the people of Singapore are your employees and where all other institutions like education, health and transport, are your subsidiaries. No sir, this is not Singapore Pte Ltd, and we are not working for you. Every

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Month: April 2011 SDP unveils manifesto

SDP proposes to reduce GST from 7 to 3 per cent and remove GST for essentials such as rice, oil and medicine. It also wants to halve utilities fees, reduce public transport fares by 20 per cent and increase spending on the poor. The measures also include implementing minimum wage for workers.

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Month: April 2011 NSP’s Goh Meng Seng to continue electoral battle in face of family tragedy

NATIONAL Solidarity Party (NSP) Secretary-General Goh Meng Seng has suffered a family tragedy. His elder brother, Mr David Goh Meng Hee, who is in his mid-50s, died of a heart attack early on Thursday morning. The elder Mr Goh was a businessman, a member of the Workers’ Party and the NSP’s principal election agent for the Tampines GRC. Mr Goh

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Month: April 2011 WP’s Aljunied team likely to make GRC breakthrough

WP scored 43.9% of the vote in Aljunied in the last general elections. Although the PAP has gerrymandered the boundaries so as to remove key areas that showed strong support for the opposition, the WP stands an even better chance than before, for reasons that are laid out below.

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Month: April 2011 Low Thia Khiang, Sylvia Lim and Chen Show Mao to contest ALJUNIED GRC!!

Source: STRAITS TIMES, 27 April 2011, 11am WORKERS’ Party chief Low Thia Khiang and four WP candidates, including chairman Sylvia Lim and corporate lawyer Chen Show Mao, arrived at Deyi Secondary School in Ang Mo Kio on Wednesday morning, in the clearest sign that the WP team is set to contest Aljunied GRC. Mr Low, 54, who has been a

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