03 Apr '11, 12pm

GE: Low Thia Khiang welcomes \"shift in PAP mindset\" on opposition

GE: Low Thia Khiang welcomes \"shift in PAP mindset\" on opposition

SINGAPORE : Opposition MP Low Thia Khiang has welcomed comments by Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam that a strong opposition is good for the People's Action Party (PAP) and Singapore. He also noted another positive sign - the coverage of opposition parties by the Singapore media. For the breakfast crowd at the market and food centres, it is obvious their ward is likely to be contested in the General Election when they see the opposition parties in the neighbourhood. On Sunday, the Workers' Party team was at Chong Pang Market, which is part of the new Nee Soon GRC. Two new faces were spotted - Yee Jenn Jong, a 46-year-old entrepreneur; and Angela Oon, a 32-year-old researcher. However, there was no sign of the party's potential star candidate, Chen Show Mao, who has degrees from Oxford, Harvard and Stanford universities. Party Secretary-General Low Thia Khiang noted ...

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