People in Singapore observe a minute's silence on Sunday to mourn the late Lee Kuan Yew. Through competitive elections, Singaporean voters have the power to decide if the PAP should stay in power. Photo: AFP People in Singapore observe a minute's silence on Sunday to mourn the late Lee Kuan Yew. Through competitive elections, Singaporean voters have the power to decide if the PAP should stay in power. Photo: AFP
People in Singapore observe a minute's silence on Sunday to mourn the late Lee Kuan Yew. Through competitive elections, Singaporean voters have the power to decide if the PAP should stay in power. Photo: AFP

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People in Singapore observe a minute's silence on Sunday to mourn the late Lee Kuan Yew. Through competitive elections, Singaporean voters have the power to decide if the PAP should stay in power. Photo: AFP People in Singapore observe a minute's silence on Sunday to mourn the late Lee Kuan Yew. Through competitive elections, Singaporean voters have the power to decide if the PAP should stay in power. Photo: AFP
People in Singapore observe a minute's silence on Sunday to mourn the late Lee Kuan Yew. Through competitive elections, Singaporean voters have the power to decide if the PAP should stay in power. Photo: AFP
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