Singapore calls July 10 election now that coronavirus is 'stable'
PM Lee says it is time to 'clear the decks' to focus on post-pandemic recovery
Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announces the dissolution of parliament for an election on June 23, in this screenshot from CNA.
SINGAPORE -- Singapore is set for a general election, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced in a televised address on Tuesday, saying he had asked the president to dissolve parliament.
Voters will go to the polls on July 10, the Elections Department announced shortly after Lee's speech. Political parties will formally nominate their candidates on June 30.
Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.
Celebrate our next chapterFind out more
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30