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Lee Wei Ling: Lee Hsien Loong & Ho Ching angered me very early on

Lee Wei Ling accuses the PM's wife of acting improperly.

Belmont Lay | July 1, 2017 @ 02:44 pm

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Even as most Singaporeans have barely crawled out of bed on Saturday owing to Friday evening’s revelry, Lee Wei Ling has put up yet another scathing post, this time taking aim at Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his wife, Ho Ching, at the same time.

In the post, Lee Wei Ling explained the reason for Ho Ching’s three-month sabbatical leave announced in April 2015, shortly after Lee Kuan Yew’s passing.

News of Ho Ching’s part-time sabbatical then was widely reported.

Ho Ching wrote then, on April 15, 2015:

Now is as good a time as any to spend some time on a couple of long standing things which I have wanted to do.

This was her Facebook post announcing her sabbatical:

However, Lee Wei Ling alleged that Ho Ching personally oversaw the cataloging and removal of items from 38 Oxley Road house during that period of time, for the purpose of recreating the interior of the house for public exhibition.

This occurred shortly after Lee Kuan Yew’s passing.

The sabbatical was subsequently extended to six months.

Lee Wei Ling also alleged that Lee Hsien Loong “threatened angrily” to gazette 38 Oxley Road, following the reading of Lee Kuan Yew’s will, where the desire to have the house demolished was expressed.

This is Lee Wei Ling’s full post:

I want Singaporeans to see the true face and motives of Lee Hsien Loong and Ho Ching. What made up my mind to expose them was their abuse of the power of PMO. It makes him a bad PM and she an even worse Mrs PM, especially as there is no official position as Mrs PM. It is not just that he is not a filial son, his behaviour as PM is not ok.

Hsien Loong threatened angrily to gazette 38, Oxley Road after the lawyer’s read the will to us. This greatly disturbed me. He was willing to go against Papa’s wishes as soon as Papa was gone. He is a dishonourable son.

I resented Ho Ching & Hsien Loong’s attempt to build a “Lee family cult”. Ho Ching took “sabbatical” to “help sort out Lee family affairs”. This consisted of her spending her days at Oxley Road, getting the photographer & catalog items which she would pack into plastic boxes to send to storage, and her attempts to recreate the way Oxley looked decades ago. She had no business doing this at all.

NHB accepted without protest many things Ho Ching wrongfully took and handed over, so many that they had enough to create a “Lee Kuan Yew Museum”. Yet later when NHB selected and took furniture and items which were significant from Oxley for display in the museum, they were subsequently told by PMO to refuse the exhibition simply because we had required that the last paragraph in Papa’s will be simultaneously displayed to remind the public of his desire for 38, Oxley Road to be demolished.

Hsien Loong and Ho Ching angered me very early on. Both were not straight and were taking advantage of the fact that no one would date criticise them for acting improperly.

 

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