Wednesday, May 03, 2006


It's amazing what a wikipedia entry on a heartland estate in this country can turn up.

Regarding the contest over Cheng San GRC in the 1997 GE:
The vote was deemed too close to call such that the PAP thought it necessary for ministers to visit the polling stations on voting day. The opposition later charged that the PAP had violated the law which prohibits politicians from being in the vicinity of a polling station but the Attorney-General found no impropriety on the part of the ministers as the law only prohibits politicians from the vicinity of the polling station but not in the polling station itself.


Blogger Azzurra said...

Which article is this in? I read "The Attorney-General advised that remaining within a perimeter of 200 meters from the external walls of the polling station, as opposed to being within the polling station itself, was not an offence." (

Mon May 15, 03:50:00 PM GMT+8  
Blogger bean said...

The Hougang article. Just click on the title of this post.

Mon May 15, 04:21:00 PM GMT+8  
Blogger Azzurra said...

Haha that's funny. Have you written an article about anything in Singapore in wikipedia?

Wed May 24, 09:33:00 AM GMT+8  
Blogger bean said...

nope. have u?

Fri May 26, 11:28:00 AM GMT+8  
Blogger Azzurra said...

No =P I'm sure there are experts around.

Sat Jun 03, 10:30:00 PM GMT+8  

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