Singapore's Prime Minister and People's Action Party (PAP) Secretary-General Lee Hsien Loong (3rd L) and his team celebrate his victory with supporters in Singapore's Toa Payoh Stadium on Sep 12, 2015. Singapore's ruling People's Action Party (PAP) will form the government, winning at least 51 of the 89 parliamentary seats, according to results of the polls by the Elections Department (ELD) so far. (Xinhua/Then Chih Wey)
SINGAPORE, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- Singapore's ruling People's Action Party (PAP) won 83 of the 89 parliamentary seats in general election on Saturday with a landslide victory, while the opposition Workers' Party (WP) retained 6 seats, according to the Elections Department (ELD).
PAP won the election with 69.86 percent of votes, the highest since 2001's landslide victory of 75.3 percent. Singapore's Prime Minister, also PAP's Secretary-General Lee Hsien Loong said this is "a good result for PAP" when he addressed the reporters.Full Story