Tag: Low Thia Khiang

Who are the truly electable Opposition politicians?

How does an Opposition politician become electable? The People’s Action Party had tried in the past and even today to frame the question very differently: Should we even have an Opposition, indeed if Singaporeans want debate, they can have that by way of the...

WP’s Low Thia Khiang shares a beer with residents of Hougang SMC

Aljunied Group Representation Committee (GRC) Member of Parliament (MP) Low Thia Khiang was seen having a beer with residents of Hougang Simgle-Member Constituency (SMC) over the weekend (July 20). At a traditionally Chinese auction for auspicious items, Low was seen having dinner with residents of...

AHTC Trial: Davinder Singh says defendants used town council funds for political gain

Singapore – During the oral submissions for the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) trial on April 9 (Tuesday), lawyer Davinder Singh claimed that the defendants had used the town council funds to advance their political status. AHTC and Pasir Ris-Punggol Town Council (PRPTC), in a long-standing...

AHTC trial: Lawyers say S$33.7 million claim “entirely speculative,” only S$15,710 recoverable

Singapore – Six months after the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) trials began, the lawyers of the Worker’s Party (WP) Members of Parliament (MPs) noted in court on April 9 (Tuesday) that the S$33.7 million claim was “entirely speculative” and only S$15,710 from the total...

Low Thia Khiang spotted performing Dragon Dance at CNY event

Workers' Party politician Low Thia Khiang was spotted performing a Dragon Dance at a recent Chinese New Year event organised by the Wei Yong Athletic Association - a local troupe that provides various traditional Chinese performances. In a video uploaded on social media this past Tuesday,...

High praise for Low Thia Khiang and Faisal Manap after Kaki Bukit Christmas event

Workers’ Party Members of Parliament (MPs) MPs Low Thia Khiang and Faisal Manap received high praise from many Singaporeans after a celebratory Christmas Cluster event at Kaki Bukit Division. The event took place on Tuesday, December 18, where residents of Kaki Bukit got to mingle...

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...

AHTC Trial Day 16: FMSS head doubted about Sylvia Lim’s competence, telling KPMG staffer ‘the town council would die’

A recorded phone conversation in 2016 between How Weng Fan, majority owner of AHTC managing agent FMSS, and a staff member from auditing firm KPMG revealed Ms. How’s doubt and distrust concerning the competence of former Workers Party head Sylvia Lim. Ms. Low is also the...

AHTC trial Day 14: Davinder Singh to Sylvia Lim, “You have no qualms lying.”

Wednesday, 14 days into the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) trial, Senior Counsel Davinder Singh called the effort of the defendants - to draw parallels between how FM Solutions and Services (FMSS) and CPG Facilities Management both did not disclose the interests of their shareholders...

AHTC Trial Day 12: Shaken in cross-examination, Sylvia Low admits that she and other WP MPs breached their duties

On Monday, October 22, Senior Counsel Davinder Singh continued his cross examination of Workers’ Party (WP) chairman Sylvia Lim at the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) trial. A visibly rattled Ms. Low admitted to a breach of duty as chairman of the AHTC, because in...