Thinking Aloud

Battle lines for next Singapore GE have been drawn

Parties on both sides seem to have decided on way to win over voters amid planned GST hike

With the next general election due to be held by Jan 15, 2021, an issue likely to feature in the party rallies on both sides is the planned GST hike some time between 2021 and 2025.
With the next general election due to be held by Jan 15, 2021, an issue likely to feature in the party rallies on both sides is the planned GST hike some time between 2021 and 2025.ST FILE PHOTOS

The first salvos in Singapore's next general election have been fired.

You might have heard them amid the sounding of the division bells in Parliament over this year's Budget. MPs fell in, largely along partisan lines, 89 for, eight against.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 11, 2018, with the headline 'Battle lines for next GE have been drawn'. Subscribe