Daily Archives: 2010-10-14

Ex-SDA asst sec-gen responds to Straits Time’s article on his removal

This morning, TOC received a press statement from ex SDA Asst Sec Gen Desmond Lim, meant to ‘clarify several omissions and even mis-representations’ in a Straits Times article published on 12 Oct. We also learnt that the press statement has been sent to various other media outlets. Below is the statement in full. —- Singapore Democratic Alliance                                                                       …

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Assistance for elderly and poor – whither our priorities?

by Andrew Loh Reading the Lianhe Zaobao article on Dr Lily Neo is indeed heartwarming. It seems there aren’t too many Members of Parliament like her. And that is a shame. In the article, Dr Neo when talking of the struggles some of the elderly in her constituency faced, said, “These things do not sound like they could take place …

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Lily Neo treats the elderly in her ward like her grandma

The following is a translated article from the Chinese newspaper, Lianhe Zaobao. The original article, in Chinese, can be viewed here. Translation by Yvonne Guo. In 1997, when Dr Lily Neo was elected to become a Member of Parliament, she became a grassroots consultant in the Chinatown area. She realized to her surprise that in a First World country like …

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