Tag Archives: Sylvia Lim

WP FILES URGENT PARLIAMENTARY QUESTION ON PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS

The Workers' Party's member of parliament for Aljunied, Sylvia Lim, has filed an adjournment motion in parliament on the Presidential Election, citing the need for the government to further clarify its stance on counting the Elected Presidency from President Wee Kim Wee instead of President Ong Teng Cheong's term.

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SYLVIA LIM: MR SR NATHAN BELIEVED IN SPORE – CIVIL SERVANT ALL HIS LIFE

President Nathan has been a public servant practically all his life. He believed in Singapore, from the early days before independence when our survival was by no means guaranteed. My father had the privilege of working alongside him in the MID (Ministry of the Interior and Defence), and they became friends for life. I benefitted from their friendship too. When I became NCMP in 2006, President Nathan was very kind to me and generous with his precious time. He always made it a point to summon me when the occasion presented itself, just to say Hello and to ask how things were going. I shall miss his warmth and grace.

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QUAH KIM SONG SPILLS THE BEANS ON HIS RELATIONSHIP WITH WP’S SYLVIA LIM

Quah Kim Song, 63, is a widower, a grandfather, and one of Singapore's most iconic footballers. Sylvia Lim, 50, is a fiery opposition speaker, known for her steely demeanor in her face offs against the People's Action Party (PAP) in her parliamentary debates. She has never been married. Although both do not appear to have anything in common, apart from the fact that they are both celebrities in their own fields. They fell in love in January 2013 at a Workers' Party (WP) variety concert. Mutual friends had coaxed Quah to sing his rendition of Keith Locke & The Quests' Don't Play That Song, which left a deep impression on Ms Lim. Later that night they danced on stage, and the rest is history.

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