08 May '11, 1am

An emotional journey for both teams #sgelections

SINGAPORE - Word about the result of this General Election's most closely watched, and hardest fought, contest began circulating from as early as 10.45pm last night - Aljunied GRC had fallen, it was murmured. Hoping for some earlier sign, the media had been on the tail of Foreign Minister George Yeo, the People's Action Party's helmsman in the division, when he arrived at the Damai Secondary counting centre at about 8.15pm. He spent more than an hour there and then at Montfort Junior School - and as he thereafter headed for Bedok Stadium just before 11pm, he wore a heavy expression. Word filtered down that the PAP team would not be asking for a recount. As Mr Yeo and his PAP Aljunied team gathered in the tent behind the stage at the stadium, the atmosphere was decidedly sombre, as if they were prepared for the worst. Over at Hougang Stadium, the mood could not have been mo...

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straitstimes.com 04 May '11, 9am

PRIME Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Wednesday said he was addressing 'the emotional connection' that a government must have ...