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People's Action Party candidate Koh Poh Koon arrives at the poll counting center during the Punggol East by-election in Singapore January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Edgar Su

People's Action Party candidate Koh Poh Koon arrives at the poll counting center during the Punggol East by-election in Singapore January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Edgar Su

People's Action Party candidate Koh Poh Koon arrives at the poll counting center during the Punggol East by-election in Singapore January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Edgar Su
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Supporters of Workers Party candidate Lee Li Lian celebrate after she won the Punggol East by-election, at a coffee shop in Singapore January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Supporters of Workers Party candidate Lee Li Lian celebrate after she won the Punggol East by-election, at a coffee shop in Singapore January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Supporters of Workers Party candidate Lee Li Lian celebrate after she won the Punggol East by-election, at a coffee shop in Singapore January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Edgar Su
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Workers Party's Lee Li Lian arrives at the poll counting center during the Punggol East by-election in Singapore January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Workers Party's Lee Li Lian arrives at the poll counting center during the Punggol East by-election in Singapore January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Workers Party's Lee Li Lian arrives at the poll counting center during the Punggol East by-election in Singapore January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Edgar Su
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Supporters of Workers Party candidate Lee Li Lian celebrate her victory in the Punggol East by-election as they drive past a coffee shop in Singapore January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Supporters of Workers Party candidate Lee Li Lian celebrate her victory in the Punggol East by-election as they drive past a coffee shop in Singapore January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Supporters of Workers Party candidate Lee Li Lian celebrate her victory in the Punggol East by-election as they drive past a coffee shop in Singapore January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Edgar Su
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Supporters of Workers Party candidate Lee Li Lian cheer as they wait for results of the Punggol East by-election, at a coffee shop in Singapore January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Supporters of Workers Party candidate Lee Li Lian cheer as they wait for results of the Punggol East by-election, at a coffee shop in Singapore January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Supporters of Workers Party candidate Lee Li Lian cheer as they wait for results of the Punggol East by-election, at a coffee shop in Singapore January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Edgar Su
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People's Action Party candidate Koh Poh Koon arrives at the poll counting center during the Punggol East by-election in Singapore January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Edgar Su

People's Action Party candidate Koh Poh Koon arrives at the poll counting center during the Punggol East by-election in Singapore January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Edgar Su

People's Action Party candidate Koh Poh Koon arrives at the poll counting center during the Punggol East by-election in Singapore January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Edgar Su
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Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong walks to a breakfast with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the Istana in Singapore November 17, 2012. REUTERS/Matt Rourke/Pool

Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong walks to a breakfast with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the Istana in Singapore November 17, 2012. REUTERS/Matt Rourke/Pool

Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong walks to a breakfast with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the Istana in Singapore November 17, 2012. REUTERS/Matt Rourke/Pool
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