13 Apr '11, 9pm

It's always about the lifts. PAP's Sitoh has new game plan, ready to tackle Potong Pasir #sgelections

SINGAPORE - Having tasted defeat at the last two polls, prospective People's Action Party (PAP) candidate Sitoh Yih Pin, 47, has tweaked his game plan as he seeks to mount a third bid to wrest Potong Pasir from the Opposition. Instead of "mega events involving 4,000 to 5,000 residents", he has chosen to hold "small, intimate events of 40 to 50 residents" after the 2006 General Election (GE) as a new way of "fostering closer bonding and collecting meaningful feedback". Mr Sitoh, who is the PAP's grassroots adviser in Potong Pasir, revealed this in a newsletter to residents last week. Prior to the 2006 GE, Mr Sitoh was known to dish out S$1 shark's fin soup and S$2 abalone porridge to residents at these "mega events". In the newsletter, Mr Sitoh added that he and his team have "learnt from our shortcomings and tried to improve on them". Mr Sitoh also spoke about the lessons ...

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