08 May '11, 3am

Anger and disbelief as Potong Pasir falls to PAP #sgelections

SINGAPORE - In past General Elections, the coffeeshop at Block 136 in Potong Pasir was often the scene of celebration late into the night, as it was not far from where the single-seat ward's long-standing Member of Parliament, Mr Chiam See Tong, would make his victory speeches. But this morning, the mood at the coffeeshop was one of anger and disbelief at news that the long-time Opposition ward, which was being defended by Mr Chiam's wife, Lina, had fallen to the People's Action Party by a razor-thin margin of 114 votes. Talk that Mr Chiam's Singapore People's Party (SPP) had lost the seat began around 1am, causing much anxiety among his supporters who had gathered at the coffeeshop since the evening. When the results were officially announced on television at around 3am - Mrs Chiam said the SPP had asked for a recount because "the gap was too narrow" - groans and moans co...

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GE: We'll win Potong Pasir back #SGelections

channelnewsasia.com 08 May '11, 2pm

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channelnewsasia.com 08 May '11, 1pm

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yawningbread.wordpress.com 07 May '11, 4am

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