Month: January 2013

A Victory of the People

By Dr Patrick Kee 29 January 2013 The people of Punggol East have given democracy a big boost in Singapore. Their vote was not a vote against the government but a vote for a government of the people, by the people and for the people. We need to remember that the opposition is as much […]

A watershed by-election for WP and the long road ahead

If the ruling party does not take broad-based measures to address these concerns, the political situation for the PAP is likely to worsen even further. If we extrapolate WP’s victory in Aljunied, Hougang and Punggol East to other constituencies in the next general elections slated for 2016, it is not hard to conceive of the PAP’s two-third’s Parliamentary majority coming under threat.

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