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Look ahead 2019: 3 things to watch out for in politics, policies

Mr Pritam Singh, along with former party chief Low Thia Khiang and chairman Sylvia Lim, are involved in multimillion-dollar civil lawsuits over how they ran their town council. The outcome of the 17 days of hearings in the High Court in October could
Mr Pritam Singh, along with former party chief Low Thia Khiang and chairman Sylvia Lim, are involved in multimillion-dollar civil lawsuits over how they ran their town council. The outcome of the 17 days of hearings in the High Court in October could have a major impact on the party's election strategies.ST FILE PHOTO

Although the next general election must be held by April 2021, there is talk that it could happen as early as next year.

Now that leadership succession is settled in the People's Action Party (PAP), observers will focus on how well the younger fourth-generation leaders work as a team and inspire confidence in voters.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 17, 2018, with the headline '3 things to watch out for'. Print Edition | Subscribe