Monday, 7 September 2015
The Hokkien election: Politicians speaking (& singing) in our favourite dialect
PEOPLE'S ACTION PARTY
Even a non-Chinese candidate spoke Hokkien.
Even though he was speaking in Mandarin, Mr Lim Swee Say threw in some Hokkien with a few "heng ah".
SINGAPORE DEMOCRATIC PARTY
NATIONAL SOLIDARITY PARTY
SINGAPORE DEMOCRATIC ALLIANCE
But other dialects also represent. We have Cantonese...
... and of course, Mr Teochew himself.
No Hainanese though.
EARLIER: Rallying cry: Wanna be a candidate? Fill up the form correctly & speak Hokkien
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