27 Apr '11, 9am

14 of 15 GRCs contested on Nomination Day

SINGAPORE: All Group Representation Constituencies (GRCs) except Tanjong Pagar will be contested in the coming polls. The PAP team in the Tanjong Pagar GRC, led by Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew, was returned unopposed on Nomination Day on Wednesday. The other 14 GRCs will square off the opposition in the May 7 General Election. In Tampines GRC, it's going to be a straight fight between the PAP and the National Solidarity Party (NSP). The PAP team is helmed by National Development Minister Mah Bow Tan. He is joined by Minister of State Masagos Zulkifli, incumbent Irene Ng, Mr Baey Yam Keng and new candidate Heng Swee Keat. For Holland-Bukit Timah GRC, another straight fight is set between the PAP team led by Minister Dr Vivian Balakrishnan and the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) team helmed by social worker Dr Vincent Wijeysingha. The SDP had raised an objection to the cand...

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