27 Nov '11, 4am

PAP faces increased political competition, chairman Khaw Boon Wan says

PAP faces increased political competition, chairman Khaw Boon Wan says

The May General Election reflects permanent changes in Singapore's political landscape, said PAP chairman Khaw Boon Wan. -- ST PHOTO: JOYCE FANG By Rachel Chang The May General Election reflects permanent changes in Singapore's political landscape, said PAP chairman Khaw Boon Wan. Speaking to over a thousand party cadres at the PAP convention, he said that the ruling party now faces increased political competition which is also asymmetric: as the government, the PAP must care for the whole population and implement long term policies; the opposition can 'merely criticise'. Drawing from a internal post-mortem report of the GE compiled over the last seven months, he also touched on what caused the PAP its lowest voteshare since Independence. These were shortcomings in Government policies in housing, immigration and transport, a perceived disconnect with the people, and less e...

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