Poll shows close race in Hokkaido by-election

Apr 18, 2016

Poll shows close race in Hokkaido by-election

The ruling and opposition parties are in a close fight in one of the two Lower House by-elections next Sunday that are being viewed as a prelude to this summer’s Upper House election. The Hokkaido No. 5 single-seat district is being contested by a ...

Singapore's PAP loses by-election to Workers' Party

Jan 28, 2013

Singapore's PAP loses by-election to Workers' Party

Singapore’s ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) suffered a rebuke Saturday when it lost a parliamentary by-election despite promising more reforms and massive public spending to appease a restive electorate. The opposition Workers’ Party defeated the PAP, which has been in power for more than ...