08 May '11, 2am

Jobs, CPF and foreigners

PAP: Gan Kim Yong, Zaqy Mohamad, Alvin Yeo, Low Yen Ling, Alex Yam Ziming NSP: Sebastian Teo, Tony Tan Lay Thiam, Hazel Poa, Nor Lella Mohamed, Jeisilan Sivalingam SINGAPORE - Back in 2006, the People's Action Party's (PAP) Gan Kim Yong took 60.4 per cent of the vote in Chua Chu Kang SMC against Mr Steve Chia of the National Solidarity Party (NSP). With electoral boundaries redrawn, Chua Chu Kang is now a five-member GRC and the NSP has returned, taking aim at Minister of Manpower Gan, whose ministry's responsibilities include foreign workers - a hot-button topic in this General Election. The NSP has zeroed in on what it calls a "Singaporeans first" policy, turning the battle for Chua Chu Kang into a fight over national issues. From immigration to housing and the rising cost of living, they assert that the PAP Government has lost its way and does not represent the average ...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/SingaporeVotes/EDC110507-00000...

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