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Nomination Day: As it happened
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Holland-Bukit Timah GRC incumbent Vivian Balakrishnan has launched the first salvo against the Singapore Democratic Party, saying that its policies would set Singapore "on the road to Greece".
The coming election will see residents make their choices on both national and local issues, ministers helming People's Action Party (PAP) teams at Sembawang and Nee Soon GRCs said on Tuesday.
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong hopes the nine-day campaign period for the general election (GE) will focus on the issues and important questions concerning the future of Singapore.
The hot burning sun did not dampen the festive spirit of hundreds of party supporters waiting patiently in the central foyer of Yishun Primary School, the nomination centre for the Sembawang, Nee Soon and Marsiling-Yew Tee GRCs. A vast majority of them were sporting the People's Action Party (PAP) colours while the Workers Party was the best represented opposition party.
Health minister Gan Kim Yong, in response to People's Power Party chief Goh Meng Seng's challenge to a debate on healthcare issues, said he does not see a need for an open debate.
As expected, Jurong group representation constituency (GRC) remains a straight fight between the People's Action Party (PAP) and Singaporeans First.
The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) will be fielding its candidate Jaslyn Go in Yuhua SMC, against the incumbent Member of Parliament Grace Fu from the People's Action Party (PAP).
The Reform Party (RP) will be contesting against the incumbent People Action's Party (PAP) in the West Coast GRC for a second time.
It will be a three-way fight at Radin Mas SMC in the 2015 General Election. The People's Action Party (PAP) incumbent, Minister of State Sam Tan, will face the Reform Party's (RP's) Kumar Appavoo and independent candidate Han Hui Hui.
Residents in Bukit Batok will have three candidates to choose from, come polling day on September 11.
The People's Power Party (PPP) chief Goh Meng Seng on Tuesday said he is only interested in policy debates this election, not smearing.
A team of PAP candidates and supporters at the nomination centre at Keming Primary School in Bukit Batok this morning spotted an error in the nomination forms put up by the Reform Party.
Nominations have been put up for politicians contesting in Nee Soon GRC.
The joint team from the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and Singapore People's Party (SPP) will challenge the incumbent People's Action Party (PAP) for the Bishan-Toa Payoh ward.
It will be a two-party fight for Potong Pasir as an independent candidate pulls out.
Nominations have been put up for Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC, a four-member ward created at this year's polls.
The Aljunied team from the Workers' Party (WP) will stand to defend its turf in this year's election, nomination papers on Tuesday showed. The People's Action Party (PAP) has also made no change to its line-up for the ward.
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and the rest of his six-member People's Action Party (PAP) team in Ang Mo Kio GRC will square off against the opposition Reform Party (RP) at the Sept 11 general election (GE).
A three-cornered fight is brewing at Bukit Batok Single Member Constituency, with independent candidate Samir Salim Neji, a managing director of software firm Anaplan Asia, joining the fight between PAP incumbent David Ong and Singapore Democratic Party candidate Sadasivam Veriyah, reported Channel News Asia.
The People's Action Party's (PAP) Teo Ho Pin or "Mr Town Council" will defend his Bukit Panjang seat in a straight fight with Singapore Democratic Party's (SDP's) Khung Wai Yeen.
There were no surprises for Fengshan and Pasir Ris-Punggol. The People's Action Party (PAP) stuck to their candidates named earlier in both wards. The opposition candidates turned up as expected.
Tanjong Pagar GRC will see its first electoral contest in more than 50 years, with the PAP squaring off against a Singaporeans First (SingFirst) team led by ex-senior civil servant Tan Jee Say.
Widely expected to be one of the most keenly-contested constituencies in the coming general election, East Coast GRC will have the People's Action Party (PAP) team battling contenders from the Workers' Party (WP).
Incumbent Lee Li Lian will be defending the Workers' Party-held Punggol East SMC from the People's Action Party's (PAP's) veteran Charles Chong in the 2015 general election.
At Mountbatten Single Member Constituency (SMC), the People's Action Party's Lim Biow Chuan will defend his seat against Singapore People's Party's Jeanette Chong-Aruldoss, based on nomination papers filed.
Yishun Primary School, the nomination centre for Sembawang, Marsiling-Yew Tee and Nee Soon GRC, represented a sea of white with a smattering of other colours representing three opposition parties.
Nomination hour closed on Tuesday with no big surprises to the slates contesting the Sept 11 general election.
The People's Action Party (PAP) Tampines GRC team led by Education Minister Heng Swee Keat has filed its nomination papers at Poi Ching nomination centre.
The nomination papers for both the Workers Party (WP) and Peoples Action Party (PAP) have been filed for Marine Parade GRC.
The Workers Party team that will contest in East Coast Group Representative Constituency has been confirmed. They are: Gerald Giam; National University of Singapore sociology professor Daniel Goh; consultancy firm CEO Leon Perera; and former librarian, Mohamed Fairoz Shariff.
The Workers' Party (WP) and People 's Action People (PAP) have filed nomination papers for Hougang SMC at the Poi Ching nomination centre.
Amy Khor of People's Action Party (PAP) and Ravi Philemon of Singapore People's Party (SPP) have filed their nomination papers to stand as candidates for Hong Kah North Single Member Constituency in the upcoming general election.
Ravi Philemon says his message to the people of Hong Kah North is that they should vote for him because, "I can give them a sense of security and hope for the future".
Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) chief Chee Soon Juan looks set to lead a team to contest the Holland-Bukit Timah Group Representation Constituency, his first contest since sitting out the last two polls due to bankruptcy.
In a surprise twist, the single-seat ward of MacPherson might be set for a three-cornered fight after all, when the National Solidarity Party (NSP)'s Cheo Chai Chen said he will throw his hat into the ring on Nomination Day morning.
A snapshot of the Workers' Party (WP) line-ups in its 10 battlegrounds at the Sept 11 polls has emerged on Nomination Day.
The Singapore Democratic Alliance will head to the nomination centre with "confidence and commitment", said its chairman Desmond Lim Bak Chuan.
Candidates have gathered at their respective meeting points on Tuesday morning, with many en route to the various nomination centres.
Revealed for the first time, the People's Power Party (PPP) team contesting the Chua Chu Kang Group Representation Constituency (GRC) will be led by party founder Goh Meng Seng, 45, and comprises finance and administrative manager Low Wai Choo, 55; property consultant Lee Tze Shih, 42, managing consultant Syafarin Sarif, 39.
Independent candidate Tan Lam Siong has decided not to contest Potong Pasir SMC, making it unlikely that the ward will see a three-cornered fight at the polls.