13 Then And Now Photos Of Singaporean Politicians Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before

Looking forward to the General Elections? Press the pause button for a bit and join us in throwing back to the good ol' days instead. Before you carry on with this article, we challenge you to leave us for awhile and switch to the Facebook tab you've got going up there. Scroll...

Forget The Old Electoral Map, Here Is What The New Electoral Map Looks Like

Battle lines are officially drawn for the coming General Election Just last week (13 July), Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong had announced in Parliament that the formation of the Electoral Boundaries Review Committee had already took place at his request 2 months ago. Today (24 July), the EBRC finally released the...

3 Opposition Parties That Made Smart Moves In The Last 4 Years

You May Consider These Alternative Parties In The Coming Election This post is part of a running series about the General Elections. Since Joshua Benjamin Jeyaretnam was elected as the first opposition Member of Parliament (MP) in 1981, only a handful of Opposition members successfully made it to the Parliament. In 2011, the...

8 Neighbourhoods In Singapore That Suffer From A Constituency Identity Crisis Every Election

EBRC has made these residents very confused Before the start of every General Election (GE) in Singapore, the Electoral Boundaries Review Committee (EBRC) will be formed by the Prime Minister to determine the size and scope of each electoral district. The EBRC consists of 5 civil servants appointed by the Prime Minister,...

20 Potential Candidates To Look Out For In The Coming General Elections

These new faces may be your next Members of Parliament Earlier this week (13 July), Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong sent shockwaves when he revealed the unexpected news that the first formal steps toward General Election had already took place -- the Electoral Boundaries Review Committee (EBRC) was already formed two months ago. The...

Parliament Debate On SEA Think Tank Shows That MPs Can’t Answer Questions Properly

PAP got unnecessarily political after WP asked a valid question Let's get straight to what went down in Parliament yesterday (14 July). The Parliament approved a bill that makes a couple of big changes to the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS): 1) Renaming the institute to "ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute" (Clauses 2...

7 Completely Random Events That Happened In The 2 Months That EBRC Was Formed

It's always good to look back and take stock Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced in Parliament recently (13 July) that the Electoral Boundaries Review Committee (EBRC) was formed 2 months ago. PM Lee was responding to MPs Yee Jenn Jong and Arthur Fong's questions regarding the status of the EBRC. The...

Opposition Parties Are Rather Displeased That PM Lee Did Not Announce EBRC Formation

No one expected such a move from PM Lee Yesterday (13 July) in Parliament, PM Lee trolled the opposition parties in Singapore when he announced that he had kept the formation of the Electoral Boundaries Review Committee (EBRC) under wraps for the last two months. Source Understandably, the opposition parties in Singapore...

9 Ministers Who Defined The First Cabinet Of Singapore

The First Hands That Molded Singapore On 5 June 1959, the first Cabinet of Singapore was formed by the People's Action Party (PAP) after a landslide victory in the 1959 Singapore General Elections. The victory was only the beginning for the PAP, as the new leaders of Singapore were faced with the mammoth task...

PM Lee Announces Formation Of Electoral Boundaries Committee, Hints GE Is Incoming

Get ready, the elections are set to come your way this year Recently, when Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong was hanging out at the SG50+ conference, he cracked an election joke. We played along with the sneaky advertising and gave him funny points. What we didn't do, however, was speculate about the hint...

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