28 Apr '11, 1pm

Cost of living tops the agenda at NSP's first rally #SGelections

Cost of living tops the agenda at NSP's first rally #SGelections

THE first eight speakers at the National Solidarity Party (NSP) rally in Geylang East on Thursday have focused their speeches primarily on the issue of rising costs and the influx of foreigners. One of the first few speakers, Mr Gilbert Goh, who is part of the party's Tampines GRC team, set the tone when he asked the crowd at an open field in Geylang East: 'Are you having a better life compared to five years ago? Is your salary right now higher than five years ago?' From there, other NSP candidates like Mr Yip Yew Weng, who contesting in Radin Mas, and Mrs Jeanette Chong-Aruldoss, who is contesting in Mountbatten, also chimed in on the cost of living issue. There was also a poignant moment when NSP chief Goh Meng Seng stood up and paid tribute to his late brother. His brother, who was also his principal election agent, died of a heart attack this morning. Mr Goh said he wo...

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