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CHC PASTOR KONG HEE: MY WIFE’S CONCERTS WERE A HUGE SUCCESS

During the ensuing trial of Kong Hee and 5 other CHC leaders yesterday (11 Aug), Kong Hee told the court that the controversial Crossover Project had the backing of an “overwhelming majority” of the CHC congregation. He also described how his wife Sun Ho’s pop albums and concerts were used as an “effective evangelistic tool”, helping to triple the size of its congregation at one point, he said.

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CHC leaders accused of doctoring paperwork to back investments

The leaders of City Harvest Church (CHC) had planned to falsify paperwork and deceive auditors that the church had assessed Xtron’s bonds to be a good investment, charged the prosecution as the high-profile trial resumed yesterday. Church founder Kong Hee and his five deputies are being accused of using millions in church funds to buy sham bonds from Xtron and Firna in order to bankroll the secular music career of Kong’s wife, Ms Sun Ho.

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CITY HARVEST CHURCH SPENT $500,000 BUYING UP SUN HO’S UNSOLD MUSIC ALBUMS

Sun Ho was not the successful singer City Harvest Church had made her out to be. Evidence showed the church spent about half a million dollars to buy her unsold Mandarin CDs. The profitability of her artiste management company Xtron was also questioned, as the trial involving the church's leader Kong Hee and his five deputies resumed on Monday (Aug 4). The six church leaders are accused of misusing millions of church funds to buy sham bonds to bankroll Sun Ho's music career.

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[YOUR LETTERS] HOW COME ATTORNEY GENERAL CHAMBERS NEVER CHARGE CHC PASTOR TAN KIM HOCK FOR CONTEMPT OF COURT?

I am outraged when I saw a tweet by City Harvest Church Pastor Tan Kim Hock who posted "I ALSO NOTICED THAT UNDER THE SUN THERE IS EVIL IN THE COURTROOM. YES, even the courts of law are corrupt!" Isn't that contempt of court when the trials are ongoing? Singapore Courts have often use Contempt of Court to silence prominent PAP critics such as Alex Au and cartoonist Leslie Chew.

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CITY HARVEST TRIAL: Accused fed auditors a pack of lies: Prosecution

THE prosecution in the City Harvest Church case mounted a stinging rebuttal yesterday as it sought to prove it had presented enough evidence for the trial to continue. Tearing into arguments by the defence, Chief Prosecutor Mavis Chionh strived to show again that the six accused had varyingly cooked deals to misuse church funds, "fed a pack of lies" to auditors and "created false appearances in City Harvest's books". "There is clearly enough evidence for the defence to be called," she said, after taking the court through a summary of the prosecution's case.

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CHC trial: CHC lawyers argue prosecution has no case

Lawyers defending the six leaders of City Harvest Church in their trial are arguing that the prosecution does not have a case. The six lawyers filed written submissions to the court today (March 12) on “no case to answer”. This comes after the prosecution wrapped its case on Feb 10, after 42 days of hearing. The prosecution is expected to file its written reply at the end of the month.

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Ho Yeow Sun’s $28,000-a-month Hollywood home

Over the three days, The New Paper on Sunday spotted a black SUV and a black Mercedes Benz CLK550 driving in and out of the estate which has four buildings in all. Ms Ho is understood to be living there with her son, an assistant, a nanny and Ms Ho’s relatives. Housing agents who specialise in the area describe Hollywood Hills as a high-end suburb. Universal Studios is a 10-minute drive away.

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CITY HARVEST CHURCH AUDITOR FOUND SOME CHURCH TRANSACTIONS UNUSUAL

The lead auditor of the City Harvest Church's accounts said he found some of the church's transactions "a bit unusual". Taking the stand for the first day on Friday, Sim Guan Seng of Baker Tilly said for the transactions he found unusual, he would then ask the church management board for its business rationale. Mr Sim is the auditor who posed several questions as to the authenticity of the bond transactions between the church, events firm Xtron and the church's fund manager, AMAC Capital Partners. Xtron had issued S$13 million worth of bonds which AMAC bought.

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SINGAPORE’S HOTTEST MUMMY SERINA WEE SETS UP BLOG SHOP

City Harvest Church's former finance manager Serina Wee, who has been causing a stir with her good looks and stylish outfits, has set up a blogshop selling apparel and accessories. She turned up at the Subordinate Courts in one of her shop's dresses earlier on Monday (Jan 13). Netizens took notice of the white and blue V-neck piece, although a handful remarked how it resembled the uniform of a beer promoter. The dress retails for $48 on the website, which went live earlier this month. A black sleeveless dress Wee wore to court yesterday (Jan 14) is also available online for $52.

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