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GE2020: Some issues ‘imported’ from the Internet valid, not all PM Lee Hsien Loong

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

As Singaporeans prepare to vote on Friday (10 July), the LGBTQ community has called on politicians to hear their concerns even as electoral candidates have been mostly silent [...]
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COVID-19: Singapore confirms 125 new cases, 21 in the community

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

The Ministry of Health (MOH) preliminarily reported 125 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday afternoon (9 July), bringing the total to 45,423. Of them, 21 are classified as cases [...]
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Singapore governing party set to extend power in elections

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | WTop | 6:02 AM

Singaporeans vote Friday in Southeast Asia’s first election since the coronavirus pandemic began, with the health crisis and a grim economy expected to bolster prime [...]
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COMMENT: The dilemmas of a first-time voter

09-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

Like many who have just graduated against a backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, I head to the polls for the first time this year with concerns like jobs, political stability [...]
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Singapore in survival mode looks to reinvent itself. Yet again

09-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

The pandemic is proving the ultimate test for Singapore, the tiny city-state that has a reputation of reinventing itself during times of crises. Dismissed in the past as just [...]
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GE2020: My biggest regret is not being able to engage with PAP on issuesSDP’s Paul Tambyah

09-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

With the general Election (GE) just two days away, Singapore Democratic Party chair Dr Paul Tambyah expressed his biggest regret that his party was unable to engage with the [...]
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Singapore reports 158 new COVID-19 cases, 9 community infections

09-Jul-2020 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Singapore reported 158 new COVID-19 cases as of noon on Wednesday (July 8), including nine community infections, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said in its preliminary report. [...]
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GE2020: Singaporeans able to see past ‘sound and fury’, focus on key concerns Chan Chun Sing

09-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

Singaporeans are able to see through the “sound and fury” of the general Election (GE) electioneering activities, and want the next government to be focused on [...]
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Gay rights: the taboo subject in Singapore’s election

09-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Among a record eleven parties set to contest Singapore’s election on Friday, there has been virtual silence on one of the conservative city-state’s most [...]
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Singapore’s would-be leader tests electability in unsafe seat

09-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

For all the predictability of elections in Singapore, one result will be keenly watched when the city-state votes on Friday as finance minister Heng Swee Keat must win an [...]
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Temasek CEO says portfolio may be worth ‘north of S$300 billion’

09-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

Temasek Holdings Pte. Chief Executive Officer Ho Ching suggested Singapore’s state-owned investor could still have a portfolio value of more than S$300 billion (US$215 [...]
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GE2020: Lee Kuan Yew once ‘shot down’ my ‘Singaporeans First’ job policy PSP’s Tan Cheng Bock

09-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

Progress Singapore Party (PSP) chief Dr Tan Cheng Bock said he was once “shot down” and “taken to task” by the late prime minister Lee Kuan Yew for [...]
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GE2020: Police investigating man believed to have made report on WP candidate Raeesah Khan

09-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

The police are investigating a Facebook user who is believed to have made a report on Workers’ Party (WP) Raeesah Khan for allegedly wounding religious or racial [...]
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Face masks and fist bumps: Singapore’s pandemic poll

09-Jul-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Face masks at polling stations, rallies banned and candidates greeting voters with fist bumps: Singapore holds a general election on Friday even as it recovers from a major [...]
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COMMENT: GE2020 Why Singapore may lose, whatever the final score

09-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

Cherian George and Donald Low reflect on a negative campaign that could leave many Singaporeans disaffected and the country less prepared for the post-pandemic challenges [...]
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