Channel NewsAsia: WP’s Sylvia Lim, Low Thia Khiang re-elected to posts


Low Thia Khiang (file picture)

SINGAPORE: Four new members have been elected into the Workers’ Party’s Central Executive Committee, while Chairman Sylvia Lim and Secretary-General Low Thia Khiang have been re-elected to their posts.

In a statement, the party said it held a Conference of Organisers at the party headquarters on Sunday, where 13 council members were elected into the Central Executive Committee.

The four new council members are: Frieda Chan Sio Phing, Gerald Giam, Muhammad Faisal Abdul Manap and John Yam Poh Nam.

Mr Giam is an IT consultant and a founding member of The Online Citizen, an online blog.

Ms Chan joined the Workers’ Party in October 2006 and was elected as a member of the WP Youth Wing Executive Committee in 2008.

Mr Muhammad Faisal was previously a council member with the party’s Youth Wing.

WP’s organising secretary Yaw Shin Leong had earlier said its new executive council will also be a ‘GE CEC’.

Singapore’s General Election is due by February 2012. – CNA/ir

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