Contesting Pioneer SMC
Cheang Peng Wah
In the news:
• 2 July: Begins campaigning, chooses horse as election logo.
• 30 June: Cheang surprised election watchers when he arrived at the nomination centre and was successfully nominated to run in Pioneer SMC. Another independent candidate, also in Pioneer SMC, was turned away for not having enough assentors.
On the issues:
• 2020: Contesting Pioneer SMC as an independent.
Other notable moments:
Manpower Ministry cites 2019 figures to rebut claims on 2020 PMET unemployment. Independent, Cheang Peng Wah, begins campaigning in Pioneer under a horse electoral logo. And PSP’s Tan Cheng Bock says he will reject any NCMP seat.
Tomorrow is Nomination Day. PSP and RDU release manifestos, include POFMA and CECA reviews. PAP MP, Indranee Rajah, says no need to vote opposition because NCMP scheme exists.