GE2020: Are GRCs still PAP fortresses after this GE?


In last Friday’s general election, the Workers’ Party (WP) made another breakthrough by wresting a second group representation constituency from the People’s Action Party (PAP). Opposition veteran Chiam See Tong had once described GRCs as “impenetrable fortresses”, and argued that the opposition had to win […]

Brexit ultimatum: No trade deal – no money, EU warned


We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Former Conservative leader Sir Iain Duncan Smith and former Brexit minister David Jones have said that the EU has not met its […]

Betting markets favor Biden over Trump, but odds narrow in U.S. race


(Reuters) – Betting markets favor Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden over Republican President Donald Trump in November’s U.S. election, though the odds between them have narrowed during the last week, two betting market aggregators said. British betting and gambling company Ladbrokes Coral Group gives Biden […]

Trump hangs on to financial edge in race against Biden


(Reuters) – President Donald Trump thwarted efforts to cripple his re-election campaign’s financial advantage, as Republican donors forked over record cash in July, campaign disclosures showed on Wednesday. Trump’s campaign and closely allied groups pulled in $165 million during the typically sluggish political fundraising month […]