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Tin Pei Ling

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Throwback: The Circus That Is The General Elections

During the campaign period of the general elections in 2015, I reflected on the different posts and trends, and compared them to my own coverage of the general elections in 2011. Continue reading

The Circus That Is The General Elections

You must be overwhelmed by the many posts about the general elections in Singapore, with opinions on who you should vote for, or – even worse – how you should vote. “Vote wisely, they say. Be a responsible citizen, because how the vote is cast at the ballot box will affect the future of the country,” I wrote four week ago, after Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong informed Parliament about the formation of the Electoral Boundaries Review Committee (EBRC). “[Never] mind the fact that few can articulate what it means to be ‘wise’ or ‘responsible’,” or that this chorus of familiar refrains about the significance of the vote seems hardly useful. Continue reading

My Virgin National Day Rally Experience: Some Afterthoughts

Having watched the rally speech behind the television screen for the past years, it was an exciting prospect to listen to the Prime Minister’s sentiments live (and subsequently penning my first-hand afterthoughts here), as well as to interact with a multitude of agency representatives, counterparts and parliamentarians vis-à-vis. Continue reading

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