Tag: Low Thia Khiang

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...

Veteran opposition politician and former WP member renounces his support for Workers’ Party, says, “I will definitely not “support” them anymore”

Veteran opposition politician Goh Meng Seng, formerly a member of the Workers' Party (WP), and Secretary-General of the National Solidarity Party (NSP) before becoming the Secretary-General of the People's Power Party (PPP), renounced his support for the WP on social media yesterday (October 14). In...

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...

Old video of Low Thia Khiang commenting on 38 Oxley Road issue recirculates on social media

An old video of Workers’ Party Member of Parliament (MP) speaking in Parliament about 38 Oxley Road has been re-circulated on social media. The YouTube video, published on an official channel ‘govsingapore’ and titled, ‘MP Low Thia Khiang seeking clarifications on 38 Oxley Road’ was...

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...