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Singapore to Hold Election September 11 in Test of PAP

Singapore will hold a general election on Sept. 11, the government announced Tuesday, in what is expected to be a tight contest for the ruling party, which has dominated politics in the city-state for 50 years but is now facing growing disaffection among citizens. The People's Action Party (PAP), whose founder and Singapore's first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, died in March at age 91, currently holds 80 out of 87 seats in Parliament. Although that number implies massive...

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