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Channel NewsAsia
SDP unveils final slate of potential candidates for GE 2015SINGAPORE: The Singapore Democratic Party introduced its fifth and final batch
SDP unveils final slate of potential candidates for GE 2015
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 hours ago
SINGAPORE: The Singapore Democratic Party introduced its fifth and final batch of candidates at its Ang Mo Kio headquarters on Saturday (Aug 29). SDP secretary-general Chee Soon Juan, 53 confirmed his candidacy after 14 years of absence from the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
SDP introduces hospital manager, ex-islamic college director as GE candidatesSINGAPORE: The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) on Friday (Aug 28) unveiled ano
SDP introduces hospital manager, ex-islamic college director as GE candidates
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
SINGAPORE: The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) on Friday (Aug 28) unveiled another two potential candidates for the upcoming General Election at its Ang Mo Kio headquarters. Mr Bryan Lim, 38, is a manager in a local hospital, and a member of the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
SingFirst introduces 5 of 10 candidates it plans to fieldSINGAPORE:Opposition party Singaporeans First (SingFirst) on Friday (Aug 28) un
SingFirst introduces 5 of 10 candidates it plans to field
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
SINGAPORE:Opposition party Singaporeans First (SingFirst) on Friday (Aug 28) unveiled its first batch of candidates for the coming General Election and announced its party slogan, "Restore our nation". The five candidates introduced include... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
More GE hopefuls spotted outside Elections DepartmentSINGAPORE: More potential candidates for the upcoming General Election showed u
More GE hopefuls spotted outside Elections Department
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
SINGAPORE: More potential candidates for the upcoming General Election showed up at the Elections Department’s (ELD) office on Friday (Aug 28) – the last day for submissions of political donation and minority certificates to the department. First to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
SingFirst unveils first batch of candidatesSINGAPORE:Opposition party Singaporeans First (SingFirst) on Friday (Aug 28) un
SingFirst unveils first batch of candidates
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
SINGAPORE:Opposition party Singaporeans First (SingFirst) on Friday (Aug 28) unveiled its first batch of candidates for the coming General Election and announced its party slogan, "Restore our nation". The five candidates introduced include... Read more
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Asia Sentinel
Singapore’s Bipolar Human Rights Lawyer Faces DisbarmentSingapore’s Law Society is to decide today, Aug. 28, whether to debar M. Ravi,
Singapore’s Bipolar Human Rights Lawyer Faces Disbarment
Asia Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Singapore’s Law Society is to decide today, Aug. 28, whether to debar M. Ravi, Singapore’s most prominent human rights lawyer, who has defended a long string of defendants facing the death penalty, critics of the government and human rights... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
SDP announces John Tan, Sidek Mallek as GE2015 candidatesSINGAPORE: The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) on Thursday (Aug 27) introduced
SDP announces John Tan, Sidek Mallek as GE2015 candidates
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) on Thursday (Aug 27) introduced two more candidates for the coming General Election (GE) on Sep 11: Social psychologist John Tan Liang Joo and compliance auditor Sidek Mallek. Mr Tan, 54, is married... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
SDP announces John Tan, Sidek Mallek as GE2015 candidatesSINGAPORE: The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) on Thursday (Aug 27) introduced
SDP announces John Tan, Sidek Mallek as GE2015 candidates
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) on Thursday (Aug 27) introduced two more candidates for the coming General Election (GE) on Sep 11. Mr John Tan, 54, is a social psychologist who is married with three children. Mr Sidek Mallek, 55, is... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
'Vote for Change' badge launched as symbol of Opposition unitySINGAPORE: Five Opposition parties got together on Wednesday evening (Aug 26) t
'Vote for Change' badge launched as symbol of Opposition unity
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
SINGAPORE: Five Opposition parties got together on Wednesday evening (Aug 26) to launch a badge emblazoned with the phrase "Vote for Change". "This is a show of strength and unity, after we observed the voters want a united front for all opposition... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
SDP unveils Jaslyn Go, Paul Tambyah as GE 2015 candidatesSINGAPORE: SINGAPORE: The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) on Wednesday (Aug 26
SDP unveils Jaslyn Go, Paul Tambyah as GE 2015 candidates
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
SINGAPORE: SINGAPORE: The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) on Wednesday (Aug 26) introduced professor of medicine Paul Ananth Tambyah and sales director Jaslyn Go Hui Leng as new candidates, who would represent the opposition party at the upcoming... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Singapore opposition ‘ready for polls’, but criticise timing, ‘short’ campaign period Published: 26 August 2015 4:08 PM The Singapore Workers' Party leadership at
Singapore opposition ‘ready for polls’, but criticise timing, ‘short’ campaign period
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 3 days ago
Published: 26 August 2015 4:08 PM The Singapore Workers' Party leadership at a press conference today on the upcoming general election. – Pic courtesy of TODAY... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
SDP, RP representatives pick up nomination formsSINGAPORE: Following the announcement that Parliament has been dissolved and No
SDP, RP representatives pick up nomination forms
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
SINGAPORE: Following the announcement that Parliament has been dissolved and Nomination Day will be on Sep 1, representatives from various political parties and possible independent candidates were seen collecting nomination papers on Wednesday (Aug... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Opposition parties to unveil candidates, release manifestos now that GE date is setSINGAPORE: Dates set for Nomination Day (Sep 1) and Polling Day (Sep 11) are no
Opposition parties to unveil candidates, release manifestos now that GE date is set
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
SINGAPORE: Dates set for Nomination Day (Sep 1) and Polling Day (Sep 11) are no surprise, Opposition parties said on Monday (Aug 24), given that speculation has been swirling for weeks that a General Election would likely take place in... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
GE 2015: State of Play with 1 week to Nomination DaySINGAPORE: The People's Action Party (PAP) has been unveiling its candidates ov
GE 2015: State of Play with 1 week to Nomination Day
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
SINGAPORE: The People's Action Party (PAP) has been unveiling its candidates over the past two weeks. So far, 68 candidates have been introduced, including 15 new faces. In a break from tradition, the party has also identified where they will be... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
SDP unveils first candidates for General ElectionSINGAPORE: The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) on Tuesday (Aug 25) officially
SDP unveils first candidates for General Election
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) on Tuesday (Aug 25) officially unveiled its first two new candidates for the upcoming General Election. Ms Chong Wai Fung and Mr Gerous Khung Wai Yeen will contest under the SDP banner when Singaporeans... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Parliament dissolved ahead of General ElectionSINGAPORE: President Tony Tan Keng Yam, on the advice of Prime Minister Lee Hsi
Parliament dissolved ahead of General Election
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
SINGAPORE: President Tony Tan Keng Yam, on the advice of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, on Tuesday (Aug 25) dissolved Singapore’s 12th Parliament. This means that a General Election will have to be held within the next three months. The vote is... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Social media shaping up to be a key front in upcoming General ElectionSINGAPORE: While political observers and analysts do not all agree that the int
Social media shaping up to be a key front in upcoming General Election
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
SINGAPORE: While political observers and analysts do not all agree that the internet and social media are game changers in the coming elections, its impact is already evident. For starters, the National Solidarity Party (NSP) is in disarray after... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Grace Fu will defend Yuhua SMC for PAPSINGAPORE: The People's Action Party’s (PAP) Grace Fu will defend her Yuhua sea
Grace Fu will defend Yuhua SMC for PAP
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
SINGAPORE: The People's Action Party’s (PAP) Grace Fu will defend her Yuhua seat in the coming General Election (GE). "Over the last nine years, I have built a deep and strong bond with the Yuhua residents. I hope to be given the opportunity to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore Democratic Party opens new office in Ang Mo KioSINGAPORE: The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) on Saturday (Aug 22) opened its
Singapore Democratic Party opens new office in Ang Mo Kio
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) on Saturday (Aug 22) opened its new office at Ang Mo Kio Street 62, saying that it is “good and ready to go” for the election. The political party was previously based in Jalan Gelenggeng. The... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Teo Ho Pin will defend Bukit Panjang SMC for PAPSINGAPORE: The People's Action Party’s (PAP) Teo Ho Pin will defend his Bukit P
Teo Ho Pin will defend Bukit Panjang SMC for PAP
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
SINGAPORE: The People's Action Party’s (PAP) Teo Ho Pin will defend his Bukit Panjang seat in the coming General Election (GE). Dr Teo, 55, was first elected as a Member of Parliament (MP) for Sembawang Group Representation Constituency (GRC) in... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Incumbent PAP team will defend Holland-Bukit Timah GRCSINGAPORE: The People’s Action Party (PAP) on Saturday (Aug 22) officially intr
Incumbent PAP team will defend Holland-Bukit Timah GRC
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
SINGAPORE: The People’s Action Party (PAP) on Saturday (Aug 22) officially introduced its candidates for the Holland-Bukit Timah Group Representation Constituency (GRC) for the coming General Election (GE). The four-person slate features the same... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
SDP asks Elections Department for clarity on GE guidelinesSINGAPORE: After one of its videos was classified as a party political film tha
SDP asks Elections Department for clarity on GE guidelines
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
SINGAPORE: After one of its videos was classified as a party political film that contravenes the Films Act, the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) on Friday (Aug 21) wrote to the Elections Department (ELD) seeking clarity on General Election... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
MDA strongly disagrees with SDP over 'Pappy Washing Powder' videoSINGAPORE: The Media Development Authority (MDA) said it strongly disagrees wit
MDA strongly disagrees with SDP over 'Pappy Washing Powder' video
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Media Development Authority (MDA) said it strongly disagrees with Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) secretary-general Chee Soon Juan’s view that the decision to classify “Pappy Washing Powder” as a party political film (PPF) was a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
PAP names David Ong as candidate for revived Bukit Batok SMCSINGAPORE: The People’s Action Party (PAP) announced that Member of Parliament
PAP names David Ong as candidate for revived Bukit Batok SMC
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
SINGAPORE: The People’s Action Party (PAP) announced that Member of Parliament (MP) David Ong, 54, will be its candidate to contest the Bukit Batok Single Member Constituency (SMC) at the upcoming General Election (GE). A managing director of a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
MDA reminds parties to not contravene Films Act ahead of General ElectionsSINGAPORE: The Media Development Authority (MDA) on Monday (Aug 17) said it wil
MDA reminds parties to not contravene Films Act ahead of General Elections
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Media Development Authority (MDA) on Monday (Aug 17) said it will not be taking action against the Opposition Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) for releasing a political film, which contravenes the Films Act. The SDP uploaded two... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
SDP wants 'good, clean' GE campaignSINGAPORE: The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) held its 35th anniversary dinne
SDP wants 'good, clean' GE campaign
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) held its 35th anniversary dinner on Saturday (Aug 15) with secretary-general Chee Soon Juan arguing that problems with economic and social well-being cannot be meaningfully addressed without advancement... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Ong Ye Kung, Amrin Amin join PAP's Sembawang GRC teamSINGAPORE: The People’s Action Party (PAP) on Friday (Aug 14) officially introd
Ong Ye Kung, Amrin Amin join PAP's Sembawang GRC team
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
SINGAPORE: The People’s Action Party (PAP) on Friday (Aug 14) officially introduced its new candidates for Sembawang Group Representation Constituency (GRC) for the coming General Election. Joining the five-member GRC are Mr Amrin Amin and Mr Ong Ye... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Halimah Yacob, Lawrence Wong to co-lead PAP's team for Marsiling-Yew Tee GRCSINGAPORE: Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Lawrence Wong and Speaker
Halimah Yacob, Lawrence Wong to co-lead PAP's team for Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
SINGAPORE: Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Lawrence Wong and Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob will be co-leaders for the newly-formed Marsiling-Yew Tee Group Representation Constituency (GRC), Mr Wong announced on Thursday (Aug... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Halimah Yacob, Lawrence Wong to co-lead PAP's team for Marsiling-Yew Tee GRCSINGAPORE: Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Lawrence Wong and Speaker
Halimah Yacob, Lawrence Wong to co-lead PAP's team for Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
SINGAPORE: Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Lawrence Wong and Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob will be co-leaders for the newly-formed Marsiling-Yew Tee Group Representation Constituency (GRC), Mr Wong announced on Thursday (Aug... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Opposition state of play: Who’s running where in the upcoming General Election?SINGAPORE: A week after the Opposition first met to lay claim and discuss the c
Opposition state of play: Who’s running where in the upcoming General Election?
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
SINGAPORE: A week after the Opposition first met to lay claim and discuss the constituencies they would contest at the upcoming General Election, it appears the parties have managed to strike a compromise to avoid multi-corner fights in all but one... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
NSP pulls out of Marine Parade and MacPherson, will contest SembawangSINGAPORE: To avoid a multi-corner fight with the Workers' Party and the ruling
NSP pulls out of Marine Parade and MacPherson, will contest Sembawang
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
SINGAPORE: To avoid a multi-corner fight with the Workers' Party and the ruling People's Action Party, the National Solidarity Party announced it will not contest the constituencies of Marine Parade and MacPherson in the upcoming General... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Opposition talks conclude with multi-cornered fights still on the cardsSINGAPORE: Representatives from Opposition parties on Thursday (Aug 6) conclude
Opposition talks conclude with multi-cornered fights still on the cards
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 days ago
SINGAPORE: Representatives from Opposition parties on Thursday (Aug 6) concluded the second round of horse-trading talks, and it appears that all 89 seats will be contested in the next election. The hour-long discussion ended at about 8.50pm with... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
SDP releases videos as part of online campaign for upcoming GESINGAPORE: The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has released two videos in the
SDP releases videos as part of online campaign for upcoming GE
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 24 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has released two videos in the span of five days as part of an online campaign for the upcoming General Election, the first Opposition party to do so. The first video, which is about one minute long... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Roy Ngerng applies to join Reform PartySINGAPORE: Blogger Roy Ngerng has formally submitted his application to join th
Roy Ngerng applies to join Reform Party
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 24 days ago
SINGAPORE: Blogger Roy Ngerng has formally submitted his application to join the Reform Party (RP), he told Channel NewsAsia on Wednesday (Aug 5). RP Secretary-General Kenneth Jeyaretnam said he and Mr Ngerng have been in discussions about this for... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
SingFirst’s latest plans create crowded field in 3 GRCsSINGAPORE: Following the talks among the Opposition parties on Monday (Aug 3),
SingFirst’s latest plans create crowded field in 3 GRCs
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 25 days ago
SINGAPORE: Following the talks among the Opposition parties on Monday (Aug 3), the Singaporeans First (SingFirst) party said it has made substantial changes to its plans, potentially giving rise to more complicated negotiations at the second round of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Opposition parties gather for horse-trading talksSINGAPORE: Representatives from Opposition parties gathered on Monday evening (
Opposition parties gather for horse-trading talks
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 26 days ago
SINGAPORE: Representatives from Opposition parties gathered on Monday evening (Aug 3) for talks to avoid multi-cornered fights in the upcoming General Election. All parties were allowed to send three representatives to the meeting at the National... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Opposition parties to meet: Here’s what to expectSINGAPORE: Opposition parties are due to kick off horse-trading talks on Monday
Opposition parties to meet: Here’s what to expect
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 26 days ago
SINGAPORE: Opposition parties are due to kick off horse-trading talks on Monday (Aug 3) from 7.30pm to discuss where each will contest at the coming General Election, in an attempt to prevent multi-cornered fights which could split the opposition... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Lawrence Wong visits Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC; SDP conducts house visitsSINGAPORE: Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Lawrence Wong paid his fir
Lawrence Wong visits Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC; SDP conducts house visits
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 27 days ago
SINGAPORE: Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Lawrence Wong paid his first visit to the Marsiling-Yew Tee Group Representation Constituency on Sunday (Aug 2), a day after announcing he would be moving over for the coming General Election from... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
SDP will not contest Tanjong Pagar GRC: Chee Soon JuanSINGAPORE: The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) on Thursday (Jul 30) confirmed
SDP will not contest Tanjong Pagar GRC: Chee Soon Juan
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 30 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) on Thursday (Jul 30) confirmed that it will not contest Tanjong Pagar GRC in the upcoming General Elections. The party's secretary-general Chee Soon Juan told 938LIVE that it was because other... Read more

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