2011 in Singapore

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

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Incumbents[edit]

Elections[edit]

Singaporean general election, 2011[edit]

Singaporean presidential election, 2011[edit]

  • 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.

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November[edit]

  • 8 November - Asia Square Tower 1 opened.
  • 13 to 20 November - The 20th World Orchid Conference held at Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre.
  • 14 November - The Flower Dome of the Gardens by the Bay opened to the public for a week-long preview.
  • 26 November - Clementi Bus Interchange opens as the 6th air-conditioned bus interchange in Singapore. With amendment of bus routes, SBS Transit service 284M was withdrawn and bus service 173 was handed over to SBS Transit to extend its route towards Boon Lay from the interchange. The new SBS Transit bus service 164 was introduced and operates between Toa Payoh and Clementi.

December[edit]

  • 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

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