31 Aug '15, 4am

Here are the best bits from The Straits Times’ interview with WP Chairman Sylvia Lim

On this bright Monday morning, we’d like to give kudos to The Straits Times for scoring an exclusive interview with the elusive Workers’ Party (WP) chairman Sylvia Lim! It’s published in two parts, here and here , but in case you’re like us and lazy to wade through the whole thing, we thought we’d share the best bits from it in 60 seconds: 1. Lim said that confronting the town council saga has strengthened the WP. “These are necessary pains that have to be gone through. If you do not take on the challenge and do your best to overcome it, you will be stuck in a situation where there’s only one ruling party that can manage town councils of this scale, and that will set our political development back.” 2a. We learned something new: there will not be an AHPE(X)TC, because the law doesn’t allow more than three constituencies to combine town councils. “Assuming Aljunied, Hougang...

Full article: http://mothership.sg/2015/08/here-are-the-best-bits-from-...

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