Ivan Lim Shaw Chuan, one of the new candidates for Singapore’s ruling People’s Action Party, has dropped out of the July 10 election after an online backlash over his past behaviour. Photo: Twitter Ivan Lim Shaw Chuan, one of the new candidates for Singapore’s ruling People’s Action Party, has dropped out of the July 10 election after an online backlash over his past behaviour. Photo: Twitter
Ivan Lim Shaw Chuan, one of the new candidates for Singapore’s ruling People’s Action Party, has dropped out of the July 10 election after an online backlash over his past behaviour. Photo: Twitter

Online backlash forces Singapore’s PAP to drop Ivan Lim as election candidate

  • Lim was criticised for elitism and arrogant behaviour at work and during military service
  • PM Lee Hsien Loong said the controversy was unfortunate, but there was no time during the campaign for a thorough investigation of allegations

Topic |   Singapore election 2020
Ivan Lim Shaw Chuan, one of the new candidates for Singapore’s ruling People’s Action Party, has dropped out of the July 10 election after an online backlash over his past behaviour. Photo: Twitter Ivan Lim Shaw Chuan, one of the new candidates for Singapore’s ruling People’s Action Party, has dropped out of the July 10 election after an online backlash over his past behaviour. Photo: Twitter
Ivan Lim Shaw Chuan, one of the new candidates for Singapore’s ruling People’s Action Party, has dropped out of the July 10 election after an online backlash over his past behaviour. Photo: Twitter
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