10 Apr '11, 9pm

Which Opposition party do you view as the most credible in Singapore? #sgelections

SINGAPORE - Workers' Party's much talked about candidate Chen Show Mao yesterday stressed the need for Opposition presence in Parliament as a long-term insurance for Singaporeans, as it can provide "real checks and balances". Said Mr Chen: "We also have the concept of upgrade - with Opposition in Government, we have more discussion and debate and can have the effect of having better policies from government. Competition results in improvement ... . "Do we need insurance? If yes, we should now start cultivating those Opposition with capability to form Government. Only opposition can provide that insurance." Mr Chen made a public appearance at a walkabout in the single ward of Joo Chiat yesterday. Moving from coffeeshops to cafes, the Workers' Party eagerly showed off Mr Chen to residents in the suburban neighbourhood of Siglap. Based in China, the Taiwan-born lawyer plans t...

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