19 Apr '11, 10am

[Education] Singapore sets early elections for May 7: SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's next general election wi...

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's next general election will be on May 7, about eight months ahead of schedule, as Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong seeks to cash in on stellar economic growth in the wealthy city-state. His People's Action Party (PAP), which has ruled Singapore since independence in 1965, is virtually certain to be returned to power for another five years. The PAP won 82 of the 84 contested seats at the last elections in 2006 but some analysts say its win may not be as overwhelming this time as Singaporeans fret about inflation and the increasing gap between rich and poor despite booming growth. "The post-1965 generation of Singaporeans are now as old as 46 and they form a large portion of eligible voters above 21 years of age," said former newspaper editor and banker Mano Sabnani. "They will support good candidates who stand in the coming general election, b...

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