05 Apr '11, 11pm

ST Blog: Kor Kian Beng on getting to know the opposition #SGelections

Kor Kian Beng finds they are a group willing stand up for what they believe in, and want to make a difference by acting as a check on the Government YOU know you’re slightly overworked amid the election buzz when newsmakers – or opposition politicians in my case – make their way into your dreams. Two weeks ago, I found myself dreaming of a very tough one-to-one interview with an opposition party leader. Every question I posed about the party’s new candidates and election strategy was met with a no-nonsense “no comment” reply. I woke up that morning with a splitting headache. Last week, I met the opposition leader and we had a good laugh as I recounted my dream, or rather my nightmare. I was promised an interview soon, along with a quip that went “hope it will help you get over your nightmare!” The light-hearted banter is an example of the friendly relations I have with var...

Full article: http://blogs.straitstimes.com/2011/4/5/getting-to-know-th...

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