Updated: Jun 30
In an unprecedented move, netizens have started an online petition, rallying for Mr Ivan Lim Shaw Chuan to be removed from People's Action Party (PAP) in the upcoming GE2020.
The petition has garnered more than 1,500 signatures and the numbers are ascending at an alarming rate!
Deputy Prime Minister Mr Heng Swee Keat has commented on the controversy regarding Mr Ivan Lim Shaw Chuan and he would like to see Mr Ivan Lim clarify the matter.
I have emphasised that integrity and character are important in our candidates and if there is any complaint, it should be promptly clarified. I would like to see Ivan himself coming out to clarify these comments, so we can hear both sides of the story.
Update on 27 June 2020 2.00pm:
Mr Ivan Lim Shaw Chuan has issued a Press Cover Note to address the accusations.
Meanwhile, thh acting RSM Mr Bryan Wong Hai Chew has reached out to DPM Heng Swee Keat as he is willing stand by his statement regarding Mr Ivan Lim Shaw Chuan.
We wish Mr Ivan Lim Shaw Chuan all the best in his future endeavours.