On the front page of today’s Pravda:
Both the PAP and the Opposition were out at walkabouts yesterday. Deputy Prime Minister Wong Kan Seng said he welcomes [sic] a challenge in Bishan-Toa Payoh, while Workers Party chief Low Thia Khiang said a GRC win would be a boost for the opposition.
The election’s not been called yet, but the Phoney War is in full swing.
(Watch this space this weekend for the first of a series of posts about Singapore’s upcoming general election; it’s going to be a nail-biting thrill ride that could come down to the very last vote. Topic one: what the hell is a GRC, and why do some Singaporean voters have twice as much power as others?)