Tag: PAP

“Full-time” MPs are better than “part-time” MPs? Really meh?

TL;DR – Superheroes also not full-time mah. Now that we are done with nomination, the battle for the hearts and minds of the Bukit Batok voters is certainly heating up. It seems that both sides are trying their best to convince Bukit Batok residents that they would be better able to take care of their municipal needs.

PAP’s Media Conference: What DPM Tharman Said vs What We Think He REALLY Meant

TL;DR – Still waters run deep. PAP’s candidate for the Bukit Batok by-election, Mr Murali Pillai, announced his manifesto at a media conference on the eve of nomination day. It focuses on jobs, social mobility and caring for the elderly. The plans Mr Murali intends to implement should he be elected include a job replacement programme

Neighbourhood Renewal Programme (NRP), UNSCRAMBLED

TL;DR – If you don’t know what’s all that NRP talk about, we break it down for you. There has been a lot of talk recently about the Neighbourhood Renewal Programme (NRP). It all started with PAP’s candidate for the Bukit Batok by-election, Mr Murali, saying that plans to build a a multi-generational park and covered

Did PAP’s Murali just threaten Bukit Batok residents?

TL;DR – Don’t treat voters like donkeys… stop using “carrots” and “sticks, can? SDP announced the social programs for Bukit Batok should Dr Chee get elected. In response, PAP’s Murali announced some of the things that PAP would do if he get elected. Amongst the plans highlighted by Mr Murali are a multi-generational park and

SDP’s social programmes – an inspiring rally call

TL;DR – Do you think SDP can execute social programmes better than PAP? SDP held a press conference yesterday (22 April) to announce range of four social programmes they would run in Bukit Batok if Dr Chee Soon Juan is elected in the upcoming by-elections. We were there to have a listen, and here we are, unscrambling the

Chee Soon Juan, Murali Pillai, or Shirwin Eu?

TL;DR – Will Shirwin Eu be #SureWinYou the second time around? The wait is over. Since the David Ong saga, the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) had declared their interest to field Dr Chee Soon Juan (53) in the Bukit Batok by-election, up against the People’s Action Party (PAP)’s Murali Pillai (48). Both men had been

Face-off between PAP & SDP in Bukit Batok by-election

TL;DR – Dr Chee has successfully ‘choped’ the spot to contest in Bukit Batok by-election, one-on-one with the ruling PAP.  Following the resignation of David Ong from the MP post for the Bukit Batok SMC, it’s inevitable that a by-election will beheld (in PM Lee’s words, ‘in due course’). The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has

SDP Chee Soon Juan will contest in Bukit Batok by-election

TL;DR – Joined SDP in 1992, declared bankrupt in 2006, annulled bankruptcy in 2012, contested in GE2015 and trying again now for the #BBSMCBE. The signs were all there, I was just waiting for Dr Chee Soon Juan of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) to throw his hat into the ring. Since news of ex

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