PAP and opposition politicians out on the stump

On a busy Sunday for political parties, the People's Action Party (PAP) introduced its candidates for four more constituencies and went on walkabouts in different parts of Singapore. Culture, Community and Youth Minister Lawrence Wong and Speaker of
On a busy Sunday for political parties, the People's Action Party (PAP) introduced its candidates for four more constituencies and went on walkabouts in different parts of Singapore. Culture, Community and Youth Minister Lawrence Wong and Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob (both in white) gave out bags of rice to residents in rental flats in Marsiling Road. PHOTO: BERITA HARIAN
On a busy Sunday for political parties, the People's Action Party (PAP) introduced its candidates for four more constituencies and went on walkabouts in different parts of Singapore. Culture, Community and Youth Minister Lawrence Wong and Speaker of
Opposition parties were also out, all anticipating an election being called as early as next month. These included the Workers' Party, led by secretary-general Low Thia Khiang (in blue) and chairman Sylvia Lim, who visited Chong Pang Market and Food Centre. There, Ms Lim announced that its seven elected MPs will stay put in their constituencies to defend their seats. PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI FOR THE STRAITS TIMES

On a busy Sunday for political parties, the People's Action Party (PAP) introduced its candidates for four more constituencies and went on walkabouts in different parts of Singapore. Culture, Community and Youth Minister Lawrence Wong and Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob (far left picture, both in white) gave out bags of rice to residents in rental flats in Marsiling Road. Opposition parties were also out, all anticipating an election being called as early as next month. These included the Workers' Party, led by secretary-general Low Thia Khiang (left picture, in blue) and chairman Sylvia Lim, who visited Chong Pang Market and Food Centre. There, Ms Lim announced that its seven elected MPs will stay put in their constituencies to defend their seats.

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