TNP PHOTO: Gary Goh
A quick poll of Hougang’s seniors yesterday threw up an idealistic, independent streak among them.
TNP PHOTO: Melissa Chue
Hougang residents will be heading to the polls today.
But the talking point at the busier coffee shops in Hougang yesterday wasn't the by-election.
PAP candidate Desmond Choo at Thursday's rally. TNP PICTURES: BENJAMIN SEETOR, KELVIN CHNG
Time for a change – that’s a line often used by opposition parties at election rallies.
But in Hougang, it’s different.
TNP PHOTO: Benjamin Seetor
A Workers’ Party document which details minutes of its central executive council meeting on May 12 last year was leaked to the media by someone who calls himself Secret Squirrel.
TNP PHOTO: Araffin Jamar
THE by-election campaign is now past the halfway mark and there is no let up in the fight for Hougang.
Yesterday, PAP’s candidate Desmond Choo (above) responded to Workers’ Party chief Low Thia Khiang’s claims.
TNP PHOTO: Gavin Foo
One year on, Hougang voters find themselves back at the open field at the junction of Hougang Avenue 4 and Hougang Central.
Political party renewal is not new.
But sometimes, the process can be painful, and public, especially as small political parties struggle to juggle expectations of old-timers and newcomers.
TNP PHOTOS: Jonathan Choo, Kelvin Chng
It will be a straight fight between the Workers’ Party’s (WP) Mr Png Eng Huat and the People's Action Party's (PAP) Mr Desmond Choo in the battle for Hougang.
TNP PHOTO: Kelvin Chng
He was an "unofficial backup" to Mr Png Eng Huat, the Workers' Party (WP) candidate for the Hougang by-election.
Dr Poh at the Hougang meet-the-people session on May 9 speaking to some residents . TNP PICTURE: KELVIN CHNG
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