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Latest Pre-election day events of the Singapore general election Stories

2006-05-06 15:11:53

By Geert De Clercq SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The party which has ruled Singapore for four decades won another overwhelming mandate in Saturday elections, but failed to achieve the clean sweep of all parliamentary seats it had hoped for.

2006-05-06 10:27:14

By Fayen Wong SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore opposition leader Low Thia Khiang, secretary general of the Workers' Party, kept his hotly contested seat in parliament, one of two opposition seats in the 84-seat parliament, according to preliminary results released on state television on Saturday.

2006-05-06 08:13:37

By Fayen Wong SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singaporeans voted on Saturday in a general election in which anything less than a resounding victory for the ruling People's Action Party could be regarded as a failure for Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

2006-05-06 05:02:38

By Fayen Wong SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singaporeans began voting on Saturday in a general election in which anything less than a crushing victory for the ruling People's Action Party could be regarded as a failure for Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.