09 Aug '18, 8am

Thanks to ESM Goh, our respect for Minister Edwin Tong went up several notches

Before ESM Goh brought up this thing about Tong’s salary, he was last mentioned prominently in the news for his representation of Pastor Kong Hee of the City Harvest Church in the landmark City Harvest Church Trial. On 5 February 2018, the Singapore Attorney-General’s Chamber said it would take action against a man for contempt of court for publishing on a Facebook group a doctored image of Chinese tabloid Lianhe Wanbao, insinuating that Edwin Tong and his affiliated political party had saved Kong Hee from harsher penalties. The original title of the Chinese paper had used the word “outdated law” instead of “PAP lawyer”, to describe the reason behind Kong’s relatively light penalties.

Full article: https://alvinology.com/2018/08/09/thanks-to-esm-goh-our-r...

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