Tag: AHTC

Pritam Singh commends ST for issuing clarification regarding AHTC’s powers over residents’ flats

Singapore—Pritam Singh, the secretary-general of the Workers’ Party (WP) expressed his approval for the correction issued in the November 14 edition of the Straits Times (ST) as it concerned the powers that the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council, which is held by the WP, over its...

Workers’ Party leaders and town councilors file appeal in AHTC case

Workers' Party (WP) leaders Sylvia Lim, Low Thia Khiang and Pritam Singh have filed a notice to appeal in the case of misuse of funds by Aljunied Hougang Town Council (AHTC). Two Pasir Ris-Punggol Town Council (PRPTC) also joined WP leaders in filing the...

Low Thia Khiang: AHTC will decide on his and Sylvia Lim’s future roles

Singapore—On the matter of the future roles of Low Thia Khiang and Sylvia Lim in the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC), Mr Low said that this is for the AHTC to decide. Additionally, he said he will not participate in voting, or even talking about this...

DPM Heng to introduce parliamentary motion for WP’s Sylvia Lim, Low Thia Khiang to recuse themselves from all financial matters of AHTC

Singapore—A notice paper sent to Members of Parliament (MPs) indicated that on November 5, Tuesday, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat will introduce a motion calling on Sylvia Lim and Low Thia Khiang, leaders of the Workers’ Party (WP) to recuse themselves from financial...

Calvin Cheng raises possible political implications of AHTC saga

Workers’ Party (WP) parliamentarians Low Thia Khiang, Sylvia Lim and Pritam Singh have been found liable for damages suffered by the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) on October 11. Former Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP) Calvin Cheng brought up possible political implications as a result...

HDB shares facts on AHTC, says, “crux of the issue therefore is the lack of integrity in the use of public funds”

In a revelation on social media, the Housing Development Board (HDB) shared some facts from the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) case, following the High Court judgement (October 11). The HDB shared three facts from the case and added that, “The crux of the issue therefore...

Pritam Singh, Sylvia Lim and Low Thia Khiang ‘will continue work in earnest’ even after being found liable for damages suffered by AHTC

Earlier today, Low Thia Khiang, Sylvia Lim and Pritam Singh, all parliamentarians from the Workers’ Party (WP) were found liable for damages in a case that investigated misuse of town council funds. Between July 2011 and July 2015, the Aljunied Hougang Town Council (AHTC) paid at least...

Pritam Singh updates: Another $700K paid to lawyers for AHTC trial

Workers’ Party leader Pritam Singh shared an update on his, Low Thia Khiang’s and Sylvia Lim’s blog 'In Good Faith', about a deduction their lawyers made, in order to fund the work they did for the trial up to October 30. He wrote that...

Netizens unhappy about the state of flats after Pritam Singh updates about the collapse of the façade of a Bedok HDB block

Following the collapse of the façade of a Housing Development Board (HDB) block at Bedok, Workers’ Party (WP) secretary-general Pritam Singh took to Facebook to update on the incident as the area in which the block is situated falls under the Eunos Ward of...

Successful Fundraising of WP MPs

Dear Editors, As with all well-wishers who contributed to the three WP MP's fundraiser, we rejoice that civic consciousness has prevailed over the gloomy fact that we might lose our only dissenting voices in Parliament! This kick starts a series of strong signals we will be...