13 Mar '11, 8am

DTN Singapore: Changes in voters' demographics in Aljunied GRC \"not very big\": George Yeo: SINGAPORE: Foreign

SINGAPORE: Foreign Affairs Minister and MP for Aljunied GRC, George Yeo, has said that the changes in voters' demographics in his constituency are "not very big" even with the recent boundary changes. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a community event on Sunday, he pointed out that his constituency has lost some 30,000 predominantly-Chinese voters to Ang Mo Kio and Pasir Ris-Punggol GRCs. In turn, Aljunied GRC gained about 20,000 voters from Kaki Bukit ward, which is currently under Marine Parade GRC. Mr Yeo said: "The demographics of Kaki Bukit are like these: they're mainly three-room flats and many rental flats as well. When I looked after this area before, it was the poorest part of Kembangan. Having such a set of demographics is a political reality. There's a high concentration of Malays and Indians, fewer Chinese in this area..." Mr Yeo was also asked about ...

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