Tag: Sylvia Lim

Misconception on appointment of independent panel by AHTC

Misconception on appointment of independent panel by AHTC

The independent panel seeking to recover alleged overpayments by the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) is not an arbitrary panel which the Workers’ Party (WP) had set up. Some say the panel was “installed” by the AHTC.  The misconception by some seems to be that the […]

Remember Sylvia Lim’s rally speech about FAS being headed by politicians?

Remember Sylvia Lim’s rally speech about FAS being headed by politicians?

In light of the current saga involving the Football Association of Singapore (FAS), and the arrest of Zainuddin Nordin, the last Government-appointed president of the association, it is timely to revisit Sylvia Lim’s rally speech during the 2015 General Election. Ms Lim, who is the […]

Will the PM release the AG’s advice on the Elected President?

Will the PM release the AG’s advice on the Elected President?

The question of who should be deemed Singapore’s first Elected President has once again cropped up, this time the question comes  from former presidential candidate, Dr Tan Cheng Bock. The Government, in changes made to the Elected President Scheme in February, has decided that the […]

Politicians as AG’s – Indranee’s superficial comparison tells only half the story

Politicians as AG’s – Indranee’s superficial comparison tells only half the story

Mr Hri Kumar Nair’s appointment to the Deputy Attorney General’s position should not be of any concern because he is one of Singapore’s top legal minds who is well qualified for the post, said two Law ministers in Parliament on 2 March. Also, other countries […]

Ex-PAP MP Hri Kumar Nair’s AGC appointment – grey area?

Ex-PAP MP Hri Kumar Nair’s AGC appointment – grey area?

Singapore will have a new Deputy Attorney General (Dep AG) come next month. The appointment of Hri Kumar Nair to the post has raised some eyebrows, including from the opposition Workers’ Party (WP) chairman, Sylvia Lim. Mr Hri was a Member of Parliament (MP) under […]