In the beginning, Singaporeans did not know that FMSS was owned by close affiliates of Workers’ Party (WP).Only WP and the Ministry of National Development (MND) knew these facts.But MND left them alone because, as then National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan said, they allowed some latitude with regard to party affiliation because TCs are […]
WP MPs acted in bad faith, face damages after Court of Appeal found “gross negligence” in AHTC’s payment process.
Workers’ Party leaders involved in the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (“AHTC”) civil suit face damages involving $23 million after the Court of Appeal found gross negligence in the town council’s payment process. While the five-judge panel said that the WP MPs acted in good faith when they appointed FMSS as the Managing Agent, they maintained that […]
Today is the day (November 9, 2022) when the judgment is released. Although the Town Councillors and Employees involved may have acted in good faith, there was neither an adequate nor an independent safeguard in AHTC’s approval process for disbursing payments to FMSS and FMSI. The court found that the members and senior employees of […]
Setting the record straight on Nagaenthran’s case: the hard evidence and what the court documents say
They say the death penalty is the ultimate sanction, and in death all debts to society are repaid in full. It is thus not our intent to revisit the deeds of a deceased person. But it’s important to put forth some facts to illuminate certain issues obscured by most of the news stories, which appeared […]
Finance Minister Mr Lawrence Wong’s speech on MULTIRACIALISM AND FAULTLINES delivered at the IPS-RSIS Forum on Race and Racism on 25 June 2021. The speech reproduced in full: Excellencies and distinguished guests Ladies and gentlemen I am very happy to join you for this seminar today. Lately, several worrying incidents have given us pause to […]
In a press statement on 16 May 2021, Singapore Tenants United For Fairness (SG TUFF) shared their poll result, showing that more than 81% of frontline businesses across retail, F&B, services and others are experiencing a sales drop of more than 50% versus pre-Phase 2 (HA). Approximately 45% are experiencing 80% or more sales drop, […]