Parliamentary candidates for Ang Mo Kio GRC
Press conference on 27 Apr 2011 by the Reform Party team for Ang Mo Kio GRC:
Profiles of candidatesMansor Rahman, 61, was an ex-reporter of Fantasia magazine. He held top leadership roles in various opposition parties since 1971. He also chaired two worker’s unions in the 1980s. He believes trade unions should be free from the control of political parties, and that no elected MPs should hold any advisory or executive office in trade unions nor federation of workers. As an experienced politician, he stood for elections in 1976 (Marine Parade), 1980 (Kolam Ayer) and 1984 (Geylang Serai). Arthero Lim Tung Hee, 56, is a film producer who has worked as an art director in an international advertising agency, an actor, scriptwriter and film director. His works included TV dramas, movies and documentaries on political personalities. He had also successfully managed a hospitality business in the 90s.A veteren of 2 General Elections in 2001 and 2006, he strongly believes in bringing about change to improve the lives of the residents in Ang Mo Kio GRC. Osman Bin Sulaiman, 36, is a full-time human resource supervisor in a golf club. He is currently pursuing a professional certificate in human resource management from the Singapore Human Resource Institute (SHRI). He specialises in event management, and is active in charity and community work. Osman believes in contributing back to society through working the ground and helping the poor and destitute to improve their quality of lives. He feels strongly that everyone has a duty to help others. Vigneswari d/o V Ramachandran, 29, is an early childhood educator with a BSc Management degree from the University of London, London School of Economics (2005). She has working experience in leading commercial and charity organisations including MAERSK, SINDA and Maybank HQ. Vignes is passionate about the arts, and has performed locally and abroad with the Singapore Pop Orchestra (SPO). She believes in education and strongly advocates free education till secondary and more subsidies for tertiary education. Lim Zi Rui, 24, is a final year undergraduate at Nanyang Technological University and the Co-Head of the Reform Party Youth Wing. Zi Rui is an officer in the Singapore Armed Forces was awarded the Best Physical Trainee. He was part of the volunteer EXCO for various mega sporting events in Singapore. Zi Rui wants to help improve the lives of Singaporeans and believe that Singaporeans should come first in every aspect in Singapore. Alex Tan Zhixiang, 23, is a financial consultant, with a diploma in aerospace engineering from Temasek Polytechnic. As the youngest CEC member in the Singapore People’s Party’s (SPP), he provided leadership in many aspects of the party. He was also the campaign manager for SPP’s 2011 Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC bid. Alex is on loan to Reform Party in the spirit of opposition unity. Alex wishes to see more Singaporean voices represented in Parliament and more justification in our National Policies.