19 Apr '11, 11pm

Aljunied: Hottest GRC again? #SGelections

Aljunied: Hottest GRC again? #SGelections

AFTER a close battle in Aljunied GRC in the last General Election, when the PAP team won 56.1 per cent of the votes cast, the MPs and activists there have been on a campaign to win the 'hearts and minds' of the nearly 60,000 residents who voted for the Workers' Party. Five years on, has the PAP team 'made good'? As the team heads into battle with the WP again, will the hottest battle of GE 2006 also be the hottest contest of GE 2011? Mr George Yeo, who heads the GRC team, is sanguine, even as he jokes self-deprecatingly about being 'the incumbent underdog' in the GRC up against a likely glittering WP slate that includes Ms Sylvia Lim and possibly top corporate lawyer Chen Show Mao. The Foreign Affairs Minister refuses to be drawn into any discussion on whether his team will garner a higher vote share this time round. But he makes it plain that if it does not, it would not ...

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