Singapore: Singapore's ruling People's Action Party (PAP) has returned to power with an absolute majority winning 81 of the 87 seats in the keenly contested general elections.
Rival Workers' Party (WP) took the other six seats, winning for the first time a Group Representation Constituency (GRC) of five members, and retaining a single member parliamentary seat of Hougang under the leadership of veteran opposition politician Low Thia Khiang.
08:35 AM, May 08, 2011
Yangon, Myanmar: Voters in the secretive military-ruled nation of Myanmar cast their first ballots in 20 years on Sunday, as slim hopes for democratic reform faced an electoral system engineered to ensure that most power will remain in the hands of the junta and its political proxies. While it remained unclear when results would be announced — officials would only say they would come "in time" — there was little...
08:09 PM, Nov 07, 2010