It’s a little late, but on #TBT #ThrowBackThursday it’s ok to reminisce what happened on Nomination Day!
The most epic crowd on Nomination Day was evidently at Raffles Institution (sorry Chiam See Tong) where the candidates for 4 constituencies (Ang Mo Kio GRC, Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC, Aljunied GRC and Sengkang West SMC) were announced.
A #WP supporter lambasting the government on foreign media
Foreign media from China interviewed a WP supporter who complained about the Singapore government only serving themselves.
PAP supporters streaming in
They came in droves, wearing all white and carrying covered-up placards and umbrellas. The PAP supporters were from all walks of life, compared to opposition supporters who were generally male and above the 40 year old age group.
Rabid WP supporter shouts for “Chen Mao Shen”
He was full of gusto.
Opposition supporters heckled every PAP move, even during PM Lee’s speech.
Who says we don’t have freedom of speech in Singapore?
Anjing is a double-edged word
It can mean “shut up” in Mandarin, or “dog” in Malay (an offensive term).
Either way, Bishan Toa-Payoh PAP candidate Saktiandi Supaat had a rough debut speech.
10. Roy Ngerng almost didn’t run for Ang Mo Kio GRC
Apparently there was some issue with his name, but he clarified that it’s been resolved and thanked the election agents, saying that it’s a fair process this time round.