Daily Archives: 2013-01-09

TOC: MND review and by-election

By TOC Team – One day after Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong asked the Ministry for National Development to review the PAP town councils’ sale of an important software to a PAP-owned company and town council governance in general, he asked the President to call for a by-election in Punggol East SMC. A conspiracist might say that the by-election completes …

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MND reviews TCs that it administers under the TC Act?

By Leong Sze Hian I refer to the report “PM Lee directs MND to fully review AIM transaction” (Channel NewsAsia, Jan 8). This is a move which I think will be much welcomed by Singaporeans. It states that “Town Councils are autonomous bodies managed by elected Members of Parliament and governed by the Town Councils Act which the Ministry of National …

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