Tag: Low Thia Khiang

Low Thia Khiang discharged from hospital, recovering at home

Veteran Workers' Party politician Low Thia Khiang was discharged from hospital on Thursday (May 21). He had been admitted with a head injury from a fall at home on Thursday (April 30). Mr Low, 63, the former WP secretary-general, is an MP for Aljunied GRC. The...

WP’s Low Thia Khiang out of ICU after head injury, netizens express support for his full recovery

The Workers' Party (WP) former Secretary-General Low Thia Khiang has now been transferred to the general ward after spending five days in the Intensive Care Unit. In a press release on Sunday (May 3), the WP announced that though he was conscious, Mr Low was...

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...

Well-wishes from netizens and opposition politicians pour in for hospitalized Low Thia Khiang

Former secretary-general of the Workers' Party (WP) Low Thia Khiang was hospitalized in the intensive care unit after suffering a head injury from a fall at home on Thursday (Apr 30). In a media statement on Sunday (May 3), the party announced that the Aljunied...

‘I actually have some admiration for (WP leaders) now’

Singapore — In an opinion piece titled "I've Never Liked The Workers’ Party", a young person recounted how his views about the WP, the only opposition party in Singapore with Members of Parliament, underwent a transformation when he met and observed key members of the WP up...

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...