04 Apr '11, 4am

Boon Lay is 'toughest' ward bc it has old flats and working class families. A new label for 'old and poor'. #SGelections

WITH mainly old flats and working-class families, Boon Lay is the 'toughest' ward in West Coast GRC. But outgoing MP Ho Geok Choo did an excellent job in her 10 years as its MP, lauded team leader Lim Hng Kiang yesterday. Later at night, the ward's grassroots leaders met the man who is likely to continue taking on the challenge - former high-flying civil servant Lawrence Wong. Introduced by Madam Ho, he met more than 100 clan leaders and residents at a community dinner. Mr Wong, who stepped down as chief executive of the Energy Market Authority (EMA) last Thursday, and Madam Ho declined comment, saying that he will be formally introduced as the incoming People's Action Party (PAP) candidate at a GRC-wide event today. Mr Wong will likely join Mr Lim, Senior Minister of State S. Iswaran, Mr Arthur Fong and new face Ms Foo Mee Har in the GRC's line-up. Mr Lim told reporters e...

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