Singaporeans vote in polls expected to return ruling party

SINGAPORE (AP) — Wearing masks and plastic gloves, Singaporeans voted yesterday in a general election that is expected to return Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s long-governing party to power.

Senior citizens were the first to cast ballots as 1,100 polling stations across the city-state opened at 8am, with strict safety measures in place for Southeast Asia’s first national election since the coronavirus pandemic began.

More details on Weekend’s Borneo Bulletin