Mr Leong and Ms Poa were on the party's West Coast GRC slate that secured 48.31 per cent of the vote against the PAP team.
The labour movement's top leadership has reaffirmed its support for labour chief Ng Chee Meng and said he will remain secretary-general of NTUC.
Singapore and Malaysia have set Aug 10 as the target date to start cross-border travel between the two countries for some residents and
Singapore has entered a technical recession after its economy contracted 41.2 per cent in the second quarter from the previous three
Twelve foreigners have been deported and barred from entering Singapore again after they were caught for not complying with safe
Singapore and Malaysia have agreed that their governments should continue to work together to overcome the common challenges posed by the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic.
He will be missed by the residents whose lives he touched.
Lee Li Lian: Leader of opposition appointment 'one of the best outcome of GE 2020'.
Lee Hsien Loong: PAP has received a clear mandate in the general election, but the results also show a desire for a diversity of voices in Parliament
There are “clearly messages” in the vote swing towards the opposition in this year’s General Election that the People’s Action Party
Senior Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam said the first order of business in the coronavirus pandemic is to stop unemployment from spiralling upwards in Singapore.
The Elections Department (ELD) has refuted false information circulating online that ballot papers and self-inking pens provided for
The Progressive Wage Model which Singapore has in place is better than a minimum wage, said Senior Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam in a live talk show on Tuesday (July 7).
The Progress Singapore Party's (PSP) manifesto articulates the party's vision, providing a clear blueprint for the road forward, said
The netizen is being investigated for the alleged offences of harassment and posting comments on social media with deliberate intent to wound religious or racial feelings.
Unsurprisingly, the police have not responded to our request for comments.
Scandalising the Court, not racism, is probably what did Ms Raeesah Khan in
Could the ministerial committee in charge of tackling COVID-19 have lost their focus on public health and started thinking about the
PAP's fielding of DPM Heng Swee Keat in East Coast has upped the stakes and made this a key battle.
For the PAP, which has triumphed in every general election since independence, another win seems in the bag. But in the trade-off between share of votes and share of seats, is there such a thing as winning too much?
There is a need to reach out to less tech-savvy elderly residents amid the e-rallies and other election events taking place online due to the Covid-19 pandemic, said Workers' Party (WP) East Coast GRC candidate Dylan Ng.
The Ministry of Health preliminarily reported 185 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore as of Saturday (4 July) noon, bringing the total to 44,664.
While she has been campaigning at a ward with many elderly people, age has not been an issue, said Nadia Samdin, the youngest of the
Snippets of Whatsapp conversation between Reform Party's Kenneth Jeyaretnam and Progress Singapore Party's Assistant Secretary-General Leong Mun Wai released.
The community cases include six Singaporeans or permanent residents and four work pass holders.
BOGOTA: At least 118 members of the Colombian army have been investigated since 2016 for alleged involvement in sexual abuse against minors, the
Campaign aims to force the world’s largest social media platform to crack down on hate speech and racist content on its pages.
Family of killed civilian blame troopers but official rejects the claim, saying he was killed by rebels in crossfire.
A top senator is preparing a bill to ban Chinese companies from U.S. capital markets if they engage in spying, human rights abuse or support
Latest round of talks between military leaders after skirmish in Galwan Valley left 20 dead are said to have made ‘positive progress’, but experts note that the discussions do not seem to be producing any end to the stand-off soon.
Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan on 1 July rebuked Singapore Democratic Party chief Chee Soon Juan for his “false statement” that the government plans to increase the country’s population to 10 million during a televised debate.
Procter & Gamble said Wednesday that it will not make any announcements about its activities on advertising platforms, in response to a
GENEVA: The global coronavirus pandemic is accelerating, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday (Jul 1), with the number of daily cases
YANGON: Myanmar will hold its next general election on Nov 8, the country's election commission announced on Wednesday (Jul 1), in a test for the
The Workers' Party (WP) has been called "PAP-lite" because of how similar its positions are to the ruling party, but the opposition party's more left-wing stance raises the question of how it would pay for its programmes, said Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan in a live TV debate on Wednesday (July 1).
The Non-Constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) scheme, which was designed to ensure a minimum number of opposition parliamentarians
Researchers in California have established a possible explanation for why some patients develop cardiac complications.
During a GE2020 debate broadcast live, Dr Chee Soon Juan brought up education, pointing out that top schools are located in Bukit Timah, a pricy district.
Asked by Dr Chee Soon Juan whether the Government was planning for a 10 million population, Dr Vivian Balakrishnan said it's a false statement.
All tobacco products sold in Singapore must have standardised packaging and enlarged graphic health warnings from Jul 1 as part of the
Voting is set to proceed at the 10 overseas polling stations for the Singapore General Election on 10 July, after consultation with the foreign affairs and health ministries.
The Progress Singapore Party (PSP) on Monday (Jun 29) launched its 2020 General Election manifesto, which among other goals aims to
When the brother of Singapore's prime minister joined the opposition to the party their father led through the city-state's independence and rise as a nation, he brought a bitter family squabble into the realm of politics on the eve of a general election.
New PAP candidate Ng Ling Ling has addressed online criticism that she tried to take credit for setting up a training institute.
Singaporeans overseas who have registered as voters can vote at polling stations in these 10 cities, the same 10 as in 2015: Beijing, Canberra, Dubai, Hong Kong, London, New York, San Francisco, Shanghai, Tokyo and Washington.
The Malay candidates the PAP has introduced are role models that the party is happy to field for the upcoming election, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, who also lauded past Malay MPs for speaking up about national issues.
The Progress Singapore Party has called for overhauls in the Singapore public service as it unveiled its manifesto for the General Election.
When Ms Zamaira Bibi, 34, a divorcee with three daughters, heard about the Child Development Account (CDA) First Step grant, she thought her children were not eligible for it as she did not have a valid marriage certificate.
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has described the Workers' Party (WP) suggestion, that the People's Action Party could win all 93 seats in the next Parliament, as an unrealistic outcome and a "tactic".
The People’s Action Party (PAP) on Monday (Jun 29) unveiled its slate of candidates for Ang Mo Kio GRC in the upcoming General
The upcoming general election is not about family disputes, but about Singapore being at a very grave moment in its history, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Monday (June 29).
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced his decision to call for a general election on July 10, as the country continues to ease its partial lockdown measures.
New candidates Ng Ling Ling and Nadia Ahmad Samdin will join PM Lee's Ang Mo Kio GRC team.
Even amid a destabilising medical and economic crisis, one enduring feature of Singapore politics is evident in the run-up to the general election. This is leadership transition.
A 65-year-old retired financial accountant who is passionate about environmental issues intends to run as an independent candidate in Pioneer SMC.
Mrs Teo, previously an MP for Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC, replaces five-term MP Lily Neo who is retiring from politics.
More regional screening centres are being set up to meet the anticipated increase in the number of people being tested.
The woman who accused PAP's Shawn Huang of behaving badly in the past has retracted the allegations.
Incumbent Tanjong Pagar GRC MP Chia Shi Lu will be stepping down while Melvin Yong will seek election in Radin Mas Single-Member Constituency (SMC). Incumbent MP Sam Tan will also be retiring.
Senior Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam will remain as anchor minister for the PAP's Jurong GRC team heading into the General Election.
Manpower Minister Josephine Teo will reportedly move out from Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC to contest in Jalan Besar GRC for the upcoming General Election on 10 July.
THE PAP team in Tanjong Pagar GRC led by Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing will include two new faces: Mr Alvin Tan, 39, LinkedIn's Asia-Pacific head of public policy and economics, and former public servant Eric Chua, 41.
Engaged for over three years, Guo and Zhu are fed up waiting for Chinese lawmakers to approve same-sex marriage -- instead, they have turned
DPM Heng cautioned voters against taking risks with their vote in the July 10 general election.
The People's Action Party (PAP) announced on Monday (Jun 29) its line-up for Tanjong Pagar GRC and Radin Mas SMC for the upcoming
At least three political parties have fallen victim to bad actors pretending to be them online.
Candidates will be able to apply for police permits to use perambulating vehicles fitted with loudspeakers to deliver pre-recorded
Organizers of a Facebook Inc advertising boycott campaign that has drawn support from a rapidly expanding list of major companies are now
The July 10 election could well be Singapore's first truly Internet election, with the Covid-19 pandemic accelerating the shift to digital among both voters and candidates.
Former Workers' Party (WP) chief Low Thia Khiang yesterday returned to his old stomping ground in Hougang to meet residents, in his first public appearance since he had a bad fall in April.
At least three political parties have fallen victim to hackers who are pretending to be them in the lead-up to the general election on July 10, in order to spread fake news, or possibly, to steal money and information.
Singapore's newest political party Red Dot United (RDU) plans to push for policy changes in areas such as housing, healthcare and employment if its members are elected.
The woman who accused new People's Action Party (PAP) candidate Shawn Huang of behaving badly in the past has retracted the allegations, saying her assessment may have been overly harsh and she might have overreacted.
There is a real risk that the opposition could be wiped out at the election, said Workers' Party (WP) chief Pritam Singh, as he urged voters to make their votes count and prevent the ruling People's Action Party (PAP) from sweeping all 93 seats at the coming polls.
Two new women candidates from the People's Action Party (PAP) are set to be fielded in Sembawang GRC for the general election on July 10.
Political parties and candidates taking part in the July 10 polls can carry out online campaigning activities, including rallies, without having to submit their scripts to the authorities beforehand.
The Progress Singapore Party (PSP) may be a new party but it is not new to West Coast GRC, said chief Tan Cheng Bock, saying that he was responsible for a lot of the development in the constituency when he was the People's Action Party (PAP) MP for Ayer Rajah.
The Workers' Party yesterday launched its manifesto for the coming general election. Here are 10 key proposals from it:
Reforms in family law practice are far from being quick fixes, said the Presiding Judge of the Family Justice Courts, Justice Debbie Ong, adding that the entire system and understanding of family need time to develop.
Singapore's top court has ruled that a couple's cohabitation period before marriage is not counted as part of the duration of a marriage when considering how much a spouse gets from their matrimonial assets on divorce.
Opposition party Singaporeans First has been dissolved, said the party's founder and secretary-general Tan Jee Say.
The Singaporeans First (SingFirst) party has been dissolved, narrowing the field of opposition parties looking to contest the upcoming general election to 11.
Goh Chok Tong will not be contesting at the coming General Election.
The People's Power Party will contest MacPherson SMC, where he is expected to face off against the People's Action Party's Tin Pei Ling.
The Workers’ Party on 25 June introduced its first slate of four candidates it will be fielding in the General Election (GE) on 10 July,