Tag: AHTC

Reform party posts controversial message on WP’s Low Thia Khiang’s recovery

Singapore—When Low Thia Khiang, the former Secretary-General of the Workers’ Party (WP) suffered a bad fall on Sunday (May 3), leaders from opposition parties, as well as those from the ruling party, sent wishes for a speedy recovery. Mr Low, after all, has been...

Netizens pledge to support WP despite attempts to recuse MPs from AHTC affairs

Netizens have pledged to support the Workers' Party (WP) and vote for them in the looming polls in the wake of the Government's latest statement that Aljunied GRC MPs Sylvia Lim and Low Thia Khiang should recuse themselves from Aljunied-Hougang Town Council's (AHTC) financial affairs. The...

AHTC counters MND’s concerns that “past failures” would recur if WP MPs are not recused

With revelations that it has self-funded the engagement of another audit firm, Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) has countered the Ministry of National Development's (MND) concerns against the recurrence of past control failures if it did not recuse MPs Low Thia Khiang and Sylvia Lim from its...

MND asks AHTC why it didn’t require Sylvia Lim, Low Thia Khiang to recuse themselves from financial matters

Singapore—The Ministry of National Development (MND) released the latest Town Council Management Report on Thursday, December 5, for the period spanning from April 2018 through March 2019. According to the report, every single one of the 16 town councils submitted clean accounts for this...

AHTC: Sylvia Lim and Low Thia Khiang need not recuse themselves from financial matters

Singapore — The Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) issued a statement on Saturday, November 30, saying that the Town Council has resolved that Workers’ Party (WP) Members of Parliament (MP) Sylvia Lim and Low Thia Khiang need not recuse themselves from all financial matters. AHTC’s resolution was...

Court documents: Sylvia Lim, Low Thia Khiang disagree they are liable for losses incurred by AHTC

Singapore—According to court documents, Members of Parliament (MP) from opposition party The Workers’ Party (WP) Sylvia Lim and Low Thia Khiang disagree that they are legally answerable for the losses incurred by the Aljunied Hougang Town Council (AHTC) while under their purview, nor do...

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...