Daily Archives: 2017-12-29

Workers’ Party to file Parliamentary Questions on Keppel corruption scandal

Member of Parliament (MP) for Aljunied GRC Pritam Singh wrote a Facebook post on Friday evening, posting a couple of questions which he and his fellow MPs from Workers’ Party had filed for the 8 January Parliament sitting, on what has been described by one of its leaders as a “shocking” international bribery scandal involving Keppel Corp’s offshore and marine unit. …

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No mention of the primary cause of rising hawker prices?

I refer to the article “Commentary: Our hawkers deserve more” (Channel NewsAsia, Dec 26). It states that “The average successful bid Hawkers, just like other business people, have had to deal with higher business costs as well – rents, manpower costs and the costs of raw ingredients among other things.” $51.7m surplus? In this connection, according to the National Environmental Agency’s (NEA) …

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Did Keppel management lie to the public?

by Vincent Low In the Brazilian bribery case involving Keppel Offshore & Marine, some US$55 million (SGD$73.5 million) were reported to have been paid by a Keppel agent to Brazilian govt officials in order to secure deals for Keppel in Brazil. These “improper payments” were made over a period from 2001 to 2014, and they were carried out with the …

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