Tag Archives: CBT

KONG HEE: “WITH GOD’S GRACE AND LOVE, I HAVE NO FEAR”

On Wednesday, City Harvest Church (CHC) founder Kong Hee was found guilty, along with 5 other CHC elders, of misappropriating S$24 million of church funds to finance his wife's attempt to become a pop star in the United States. They then used another S$26 million to try and cover up the amount through sham bonds.

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CIVIL SERVANT CAN’T FIND JOB AFTER BEING FORCED TO RESIGN OVER “INVOLVEMENT” IN CORRUPTION CASE

I was asked to resign following a fiasco involving a suspected case of CBT by one of my managers; I wasn’t the one who was directly involved in the case, and certainly never touched a single cent on the alleged amount that was embezzled (I say “alleged” because the case is still on-going, and nothing’s proven to date). Yet the powers that may be decided that the actions of this single subordinate was a reflection of my inability to keep my house in order, and after months of bickering and pleading and cajoling, my boss very subtly hinted that it’s best I leave the service because one way or another, this was going to leave a black mark on my record.

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PRC CHEAT YANG YIN ARRESTED FOR CRIMINAL BREACH OF TRUST

Former China tour guide Yang Yin has been arrested for suspected criminal breach of trust. A police spokesman told The Straits Times on Wednesday night that Mr Yang's arrest followed "police reports lodged against him". The arrest came after the police and Immigration Checkpoints Authority (ICA) hauled the former tour guide for an interview on Tuesday. The Straits Times understands that Mr Yang, 40, was still being questioned by the police at the Police Cantonment Complex on Wednesday night.

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CHC TRIAL: CHC LEADER PUSHING BLAME TO EX-CHC FUND MANAGER CHEW ENG HAN

City Harvest Church’s former fund manager Chew Eng Han was again singled out yesterday as the person who had suggested the bond investments at the heart of the criminal trial involving six church leaders. John Lam Leng Hung — one of the accused and the defence’s first witness — named Chew — a fellow accused who has since left the church — as the one who had proposed investing in Indonesian glassware company PT The First National Glassware (Firna).

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