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Singapore dissident to run for office in 2016

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One of Singapore's most outspoken opposition politicians said on Wednesday he plans to run for parliament again after settling defamation damages awarded to two former prime ministers. 

Chee Soon Juan, one of Singapore's most outspoken opposition politicians, pictured in 2006, said on Wednesday he plans to run for parliament again after settling defamation damages awarded to two former prime ministers.

"I look forward to standing for elections in 2016," Chee Soon Juan, 50, the Secretary-General of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP), told AFP.

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