01 May '11, 12am

[CNA] GE: Chiam See Tong "sorry" he can't take care of Potong Pasir

[CNA] GE: Chiam See Tong "sorry" he can't take care of Potong Pasir

SINGAPORE: It was an emotional moment, as Opposition veteran Chiam See Tong returned to the stage where he first emerged victorious and entered Parliament, six General Elections ago, in Potong Pasir. "I am sorry I am no longer able to provide care for you," said Mr Chiam as he explained to supporters his decision to contest in Bishan-Toa Payoh Group Representation Constituency (GRC). Contesting in his stead at the single-seat ward is his wife Lina Chiam. He was not leaving Potong Pasir "to gain more glory", Mr Chiam said. "I go to Bishan-Toa Payoh to promote democracy in Singapore," said Mr Chiam in his 18-minute speech at the Singapore People's Party (SPP) rally last night. "You cannot have democracy unless you have Opposition in Parliament." Mr Benjamin Pwee, who is part of the Singapore People's Party (SPP) team Mr Chiam is helming, added: "It is not Mr Chiam who walks ...

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