2011 in Singapore

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2011
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Singapore

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The following lists events that happened during 2011 in the Republic of Singapore.

Incumbents

Incumbents

Elections

Singaporean general election, 2011

Singaporean presidential election, 2011

  • 27 May - Former People's Action Party MP, Dr Tan Cheng Bock has declared his intention to contest in the presidential election.
  • 1 June - Application for the Certificate of Eligibility from the Presidential Elections Committee opens.
  • 7 June - Former NTUC Income Chief Tan Kin Lian has confirmed that he will be running in the presidential election.
  • 23 June - Former Deputy Prime Minister, Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam has confirmed that he will be running for President.
  • 1 July - President S R Nathan says that he will not seek a third term in office and will step down as Head of State when his term ends on 31 August.
  • 15 July - Former Singapore Democratic Party member Tan Jee Say is stepping forward to contest the presidential election.
  • 3 August - The Writ of Election for the Presidential Election is issued by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.
  • 11 August - Tony Tan Keng Yam, Tan Cheng Bock, Tan Kin Lian and Tan Jee Say get Certificates of Eligibility.
  • 17 August - Nomination Day for Singaporean presidential election, 2011.
  • 27 August - Polling Day for Singaporean presidential election, 2011.with 103,931 votes, about 5 percent.
  • 27 August - Former NTUC Income Chief Tan Kin Lian declared defeat at about 10 PM about 2 hours after counting started, at about 8PM the final results for him was with 103,931 votes, about 5 percent. (He did not get his deposit back as it was less than 1/8 or 12.5% of the votes, the minimal required to get the deposit back)
  • 28 August - Former Deputy Prime Minister, Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam won the elections after a recount. The recount was requested by Former People's Action Party MP, Dr Tan Cheng Bock which finished in second with a difference of 7,269 votes, a difference of just 0.34 per cent.

Events

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

  • 14 December - Circle MRT Line partially disrupted for six hours.
  • 15 December - North South MRT Line partially disrupted for four hours.
  • 17 December - North South MRT Line partially disrupted for seven hours.
  • 18 December - North South MRT Line and East West MRT Line to start operations at 10 am. East West MRT Line resumed operations at 11am and North South MRT Line resumed operations at 12pm

Sports

Law

Deaths

References

  1. ^ Lim, David (5 August 2011). "Bilingual writer Li Lienfung dies at 88". Asia One. Retrieved 2017-11-28. 
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