Monthly Archives: August 2011

Month: August 2011 2011 Presidential election results

Tan Cheng Bock: 737,128 (34.85%) Tan Jee Say: 529,732 (25.04%) Tony Tan: 744,397 (35.19%) Tan Kin Lian: 103,931 (4.91%) Total valid votes: 2,115,188 Rejected votes: 37,826 Local votes counted are conclusive of the results.

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Month: August 2011 Let us unite and set our sights on the future general election

28 August, 2.30am Some people are now attacking Tan Jee Say’s supporters in online forums, accusing them of robbing victory from Dr Tan Cheng Bock and handing victory to Dr Tony Tan. It is very unfortunate that some people choose at this moment to be so divisive and to play partisan politics in such a petty manner. This is a

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Month: August 2011 Disappointed that Tan Jee Say is not going to win

UPDATE AT 1.15am: Election Department confirms recount. Further speculation suggests that Dr Tony Tan got around 744,000 votes versus Dr Tan Cheng Bock’s 736,000 votes. Breaking News 28 August 2011, 1am Ms Michelle Lee, election agent for presidential candidate Mr Tan Jee Say has told the media that: “I’m a little disapppointed that Mr Tan Jee Say is not going

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Month: August 2011 Tan Jee Say — A Man With The Passion To Serve

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is written by Ms Jeanette Chong-Aruldoss and is reproduced here at her request. I would like to thank Ms Jeanette Chong for taking the effort to write this wonderful piece. Ms Jeanette Chong blogs at http://jeannette.sg/. She stood in the recent Parliamentary general elections under the NSP at Mountbatten SMC, and scored an admirable 41.38% against

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Month: August 2011 The day curry became political

The day that curry became political was the day that a cabinet minister demonstrated that his first instinct was to protect foreigners from any potential xenophobia, rather than trying to assure Singaporeans that the government would do its best to get foreigners to adapt to our ways.

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