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BREAKING NEWS: RP Chairman resigns

BREAKING NEWS: RP Chairman resigns

Mr Tan Tee Seng, sixth from left Reform Party insiders have confirmed with TOC that Reform Party Chairman Mr Tan Tee Seng has resigned today. TOC understands that more resignations are expected in the coming weeks. Mr Tan is a businessman and former ex-ISA detainee arrested by the government in 1987 as part of a group of 22 alleged “Marxist conspirators”. Mr Tan took over the chairmanship of the party from Mr Edmund Ng less than three months ago. Mr Tan’s resignation comes just a day after TOC broke the news that at least 20 members, including key CEC appointment holders and potential candidates, left the Party. Mr Tan is the third chairperson to leave Reform since Mr Kenneth Jeyaretnam took over the Party as Secretary-General in April 2009. The Reform Party’s first chairperson, Mr Ng Teck Siong, left the party in April 2009, criticizing Mr Jeyaretnam as “weak and infirm o...

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