Tag: Sylvia Lim

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...

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...

Chan Chun Sing says there is “no conflict of interest” even though new Auditor-General is married to Senior Minister of State

Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing confirmed that the Government is aware of the relationship between Singapore’s new Auditor-General Goh Soon Poh and her spouse, Senior Minister of State Heng Chee How, but asserted that there is no conflict of interest since Ms...

Less education means higher likelihood of underemployment, says WP chairman Sylvia Lim

Singapore —Sylvia Lim, the chairwoman of the Workers’ Party (WP), brought up issues concerning underemployment in Parliament on Wednesday, February 27. She focused on statistics that show how the less education a person gets, the more they tend to be underemployed. The WP chairwoman, therefore,...

Govt should give Sylvia Lim the same benefit of doubt that it wants the people to give MOH, says LKYSPP associate dean

Former Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSPP) associate dean, Prof Donald Low, has pointed out that the Government should have given Workers' Party (WP) chairman Sylvia Lim the same benefit of doubt for her "trial balloons" comment that it wants people to...

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,...