Singapore’s ruling party’s victory extends its 56 years in power

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In Singapore, it was a landslide victory for the city-state’s ruling party.
After 56 years in power, the People’s Action Party continued its winning streak. The PAP has won the country’s most fiercely contested election since independence 50 years ago. CCTV’s Miro Lu filed this report.

Singapore's ruling party's victory extends its 56 years in power

In Singapore, it was a landslide victory for the city-state's ruling party. After 56 years in power, the People's Action Party continued its winning streak. The PAP has won the country's most fiercely contested election since independence 50 years ago. CCTV's Miro Lu filed this report.


Murray Hiebert on Singapore’s election results

CCTV’s Susan Roberts spoke to Murray Hiebert for more on Singapore’s election results. He specializes in Southeast Asia Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

Murray Hiebert on Singapore\'s election results

CCTV's Susan Roberts spoke to Murray Hiebert for more on Singapore's election results. He specializes in Southeast Asia Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.


Law professor Eugene Tan Kheng Boon on Singapore elections
The PAP has been singapore’s ruling party since 1959, and the people have once again voted to keep the party in power. PAP has seen shocking improvement in results since 2011 elections. What caused this and what is surprising about this election? For the latest on Singapore elections, CCTV’s Susan Roberts interviewed Eugene Tan Kheng Boon, Associate Professor of Law at Singapore Management University and Co-Director at Center for Scholars’ Development.
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Law professor Eugene Tan Kheng Boon on Singapore Elections

The PAP has been singapore's ruling party since 1959, and the people have once again voted to keep the party in power. PAP has seen shocking improvement in results since 2011 elections. What caused this and what is surprising about this election? For the latest on Singapore elections, CCTV's Susan Roberts interviewed Eugene Tan Kheng Boon, Associate Professor of Law at Singapore Management University and Co-Director at Center for Scholars' Development.