Employers, unionists support Ng Chee Meng staying on as labour chief

EMPLOYERS and analysts have joined the labour movement to support Ng Chee Meng, who remains as the leader of the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC), despite no longer being a Cabinet minister.

GE2020: PAP Amy Khor wins Hong Kah North SMC for the third time with 60.98% of the votes

The People's Action Party's (PAP) Amy Khor scored her third straight win in Hong Kah North SMC, winning 60.98 per cent of the 27,188 votes cast in a straight fight with Gigene Wong of the Progress Singapore Party.

GE2020: PAP retains seat in Pioneer with 61.98%

THE People's Action Party's (PAP) Patrick Tay captured 61.98 per cent of the votes cast to win in Pioneer in the only three-cornered fight in an SMC in the 2020 General Election.

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Renewing the ranks

Roughly one in four of the candidates, or a total of 23, elected into Parliament in the last general election in 2015 has stepped down to make way for new blood in the latest polls.

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Aljunied broadcasts see WP focus on role in Parliament, while PAP highlights residents' issues

THE challengers focused on the welfare of residents in the constituency, while the incumbents highlighted the constructive role they can play in Parliament.

In Aljunied, PAP homes in on residents' welfare; WP focuses on its constructive role in Parliament

IN THE constituency political broadcasts for the Aljunied GRC on Friday night, the challengers spoke mostly of the welfare of residents in the constituency, while the incumbents focused on the constructive role they could play in Parliament.

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More good jobs and better life for all Singaporeans: Heng

SINGAPORE under the People's Action Party (PAP) in the next five years will see efforts stepped up to transform and grow the economy to make it more innovative and resilient, the party said on Thursday night in the first of two political broadcasts made available to the contenders of this...

Vote PAP for a harder push for economic transformation, Heng Swee Keat urges

SINGAPORE under the People’s Action Party (PAP) in the next five years will see efforts stepped up to transform and grow the economy to make it more innovative and resilient, the party said in the first of two political broadcasts made available to the contenders of this general election, which...

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NCMP scheme ensures 'significant opposition presence' whatever election outcome: PM Lee

WITH the expanded Non-Constituency MP (NCMP) system in place, there's no possibility of the opposition being shut out of Parliament, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Tuesday.

GE2020: PAP faces challenge in Chua Chu Kang GRC, Pioneer and Hong Kah North SMCs

WITH the exception of Pioneer SMC, it will be a straight fight between the People's Action Party (PAP) and newcomer Progress Singapore Party (PSP) in Chua Chu Kang GRC and Hong Kah North SMC in the upcoming General Election 2020.

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Xie Yao Quan replaces Ivan Lim in PAP's Jurong GRC slate

THE People's Action Party's (PAP) general election team for the five-member Jurong Group Representation Constituency (GRC) has two new faces, including 35-year-old Xie Yao Quan who replaces Ivan Lim.

Frontline worker in battle against Covid-19 is PAP replacement for Ivan Lim in Jurong GRC

THE People's Action Party's (PAP) general election team for the five-member Jurong group representation constituency (GRC) has two new faces, including 35-year-old Xie Yao Quan who replaces Ivan Lim.

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PAP new candidates united 'in their passion to serve': Chan

THE People's Action Party (PAP) rolled out its final batch of new candidates for the General Election on Friday, unveiling four candidates of "diverse" backgrounds but united "in their passion to serve Singapore".

PAP's final four new faces include social enterprise founder, grassroots leader

THE People's Action Party (PAP) rolled out its final batch of new faces for the General Election on Friday, unveiling four candidates of "diverse" backgrounds but united "in their passion to serve Singapore".

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Third batch of new PAP candidates includes former IMDA chief executive

DEPUTY Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat rolled out a third batch of new People's Action Party (PAP) candidates on Thursday to contest the General Election due on July 10.

Former PM Goh Chok Tong retires from politics

EMERITUS Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong has decided to retire from politics and will not stand in the coming General Election.

PAP introduces its third batch of new candidates for GE 2020

DEPUTY Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat has unveiled the third batch of new People's Action Party (PAP) candidates for the General Election. All four came from a modest family background but have made a mark in contributing to society in areas like healthcare, care for senior Singaporeans and...

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Opposition parties say ready to do battle in coming polls

OPPOSITION parties said they are ready to do battle after the announcement of Singapore's next General Election (GE).

Pandemic Keepsakes

LIMITED MOVEMENT AND commercial activity have been a dampener for watch companies, many of which decided not to roll out new models this year, even if it was possible to sell them online.  

Singapore's non-oil exports fall 4.5% in May, first drop in 2020

DOMESTIC electronics exports were usually the culprit but this time the knock-out punch came from non-electronic shipments, which brought Singapore's key non-oil domestic exports down 4.5 per cent in May - the NODX's first monthly drop this year.

Singapore NODX falls 4.5% in May on decline in non-electronics exports

DOMESTIC electronics exports are usually the culprit, but this time, the knock-out punch came from non-electronic shipments, which brought Singapore’s key non-oil domestic exports (NODX) down 4.5 per cent in May – the NODX’s first monthly drop this year.

Luxury Watches Go Online

AFTER DRAGGING THEIR feet to enter the digital world, it took a pandemic to tip luxury watch brands over the threshold into the realm of e-commerce.

Elections Department spells out safe voting measures

THE Elections Department (ELD) on Monday gave more details of how it is planning for the next general election that could be held during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Singapore's Elections Dept lists safety measures for general election

THE Elections Department has spelt out the safety measures to be taken to ensure a safe election – measures that include reducing the number of voters in polling stations and barring people from entering the stations if they are found to be running a temperature and having breathing problems....