Stories By John Leong
102 Sep 2015 Wed
With the close of nominations on Tuesday, Singapore has entered what will be its most intensely fought elections ever, with all seats in Parliament being contested for the first time since the nation's independence.
231 Aug 2015 Mon
Potential candidates who wish to contest the General Election will have to report to nomination centres on Tuesday (Sep 1) to file their documents by noon.
316 Aug 2015 Sun
Banking executive Yee Chia Hsing joins the People's Action Party team in the 4-member Chua Chu Kang GRC. MP Alvin Yeo will be retiring from politics.
415 Aug 2015 Sat
Mr Gan Thiam Poh, Dr Koh Poh Koon and Mr Darryl David join PM Lee Hsien Loong's People’s Action Party team in the 6-member Ang Mo Kio GRC. Stepping down from the current team of MPs are Inderjit Singh and Seng Han Thong, while Yeo Guat Kwang will be fielded in another constituency.
514 Aug 2015 Fri
Mr Ong Ye Kung - who also ran in the 2011 General Election - and Mr Amrin Amin are the new faces in the People’s Action Party’s Sembawang team. MPs Hawazi Daipi and Ellen Lee will not be contesting the next General Election.
601 Jul 2015 Wed
A pilot programme by the National Heritage Board uses heritage items to enhance students' learning of the Mother Tongue languages.
731 May 2015 Sun
Channel NewsAsia’s John Leong looks at some of the Singapore Sports School's success stories, and what it is doing to improve itself.
820 May 2015 Wed
The Singapore Table Tennis Association is aiming for a clean sweep of all seven gold medals on offer at the upcoming SEA Games, and it is planning to do so with a team that blends youth with experience.
919 May 2015 Tue
Channel NewsAsia's John Leong speaks to a snake charmer, a roadside barber and songkok maker - who talk about their trades which are fading fast.
1001 Apr 2015 Wed
Singapore have now won only four times in their last 12 games, including matches at their AFF Suzuki Cup run.