Tag: AHTC

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...

STR on the AHTC Trial

Dear Editor, I read Alex Tan's take on the ongoing AHTC trial and felt compelled to voice out against his misguided post that seeks to divide people's attention to the crucial issue at hand: Singapore may wake up tomorrow to the prospect of a total...

Calvin Cheng calls out mainstream media on its skewed reporting of the AHTC trial

Former Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP) Calvin Cheng took to social media to call out the mainstream media on its unfair coverage of the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) trial. However, he also clarified that while he felt that the media made Workers’ Party (WP)...

AHTC trial day 7: FMSS had no opportunity to respond to “prejudiced” report-defence

The report from auditing firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) alleged that overcharging was committed by FM Solutions and Services (FMSS), the former managing agent of Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC). Furthermore, according to the report, the managing agent could have “deliberately put forward increased rates.” However, the firm...

AHTC trial day 6: Cross-examination heats up with allegations of favoritism

On day 6 of the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) trial, on Friday, October 12, allegations of favoritism caused proceedings to get heated during the cross-examination. Senior Counsel Chelva Rajah, who is the defence lawyer for two town councillors as well as the three Workers’ Party...

Where is the unaccounted $22.5 million town council funds? Hougang MP challenges Charles Chong

Hougang SMC MP Png Eng Huat has challenged Punggol East SMC Charles Chong over an accusation the latter had made during the 2015 General Election, on Facebook this Thursday. On 8 September in 2015, 3 days before polling day in the last GE, Chong had...

AHTC clears all audit points, ends engagement with independent auditor KPMG

The Workers' Party (WP) revealed this evening that the AHTC's engagement with independent auditor KPMG has ended and that the town council has submitted the 23rd and final report issued by KPMG to HDB today. The final report is available in full on the AHTC...