Tag: Sylvia Lim

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,...

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...

First part of AHTC trial ends as final defense witnesses are questioned

After 17 days, the first part of the AHTC trial ended on October 26, three days ahead of schedule. The defense an plaintiffs are required to submit written closing submissions in January 2019, with oral closing submissions expected to be held sometime in March. Afterward,...

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...

PAP: Talk softly and carry a big stick

The two developments or issues hogging the news headlines right now are the AHTC trial and social inequality. Both have serious consequences for Singaporeans who need to pay more attention to them, including looking beyond the official narrative – for their own good. With a...

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...

Davinder Singh to Sylvia Lim, “You lied.” : AHTC trials Day 10

On the 10th day of the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC), Senior Counsel Davinder Singh accused Workers’ Party chairman Sylvia Lim of lying concerning how the (AHTC) in-house computer system was expanded. It was the first time for Ms. Lim to take the witness stand. She followed...

S$60 million in payments manually recorded, “improper payments” and management issues come to light in AHTC trial

Owen Hawkes, the executive director of KPMG, told the court on fifth day of the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) trial that S$60 million in payments to AHTC were manually recorded. According to Mr. Hawke, this bypassed controls. Other questionable practices were also brought to...

Sylvia Lim expresses “worrying concerns” about CareShield Life’s rigid eligibility criteria, and how women pay higher premiums than men

Yesterday, Health Minister Gan Kim Yong started a debate on the new long-term disability insurance, CareShield Life that saw members of the Workers’ Party (WP) Sylvia Lim and Pritam Singh expressing their viewpoints about. While Mr Gan expressed hopes of CareShield Life being more than...