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PAP town council “incurred huge deficit” in 1997
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 14

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:50 pmIf you thought the Workers’ Party’s Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council (AHPEC) is the first or the only town council to have ever run into a deficit, you would have to think again. Several People’s Action Read More

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Who decides on govt grants?
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 18

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:50 pmIn order to supplement town councils’ work in the estate, the government provides grants to them. The grants are disbursed through the Ministry of National Development (MND), to the grassroots organisations, in particular to the Read More

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Who’s Politicizing the Governance of Constituencies?
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

By Singapore Armchair Critic I was a Potong Pasirian. For more than two decades from my teenage years, my family and I lived in the small housing estate and opposition ward managed by the well-loved Mr Chiam See Tong. A recent visit to Read More

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