Singapore Lee's People's Action Party Wins Parliament Majority

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  • PAP secures 83 out of 89 parliament seats, opposition six
  • Election focused on living costs, immigration, housing

Lee Hsien Loong, Singapore's prime minister and leader of the People's Action Party (PAP), center, speaks to the media after voting at a polling station in Singapore, on Sept. 11, 2015.

Photographer: Nicky Loh/Bloomberg

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s People’s Action Party extended its more than five decades of rule, securing a large parliamentary majority in an election where it had faced competition in every district and questions over issues from housing to welfare spending.

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