MP Tin Pei Ling on joining Grab: 'Any possible conflict of interest will be declared and avoided'

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“I am absolutely clear that when I am discharging my duties as an MP, my constituents and Singapore come first. When I am working on behalf of Grab, I will have to ensure that Grab’s interests are safeguarded.'

post on Thursday, Ms Tin, who was elected to Parliament in 2011 as part of the Marine Parade GRC team and is now the MP for MacPherson single-member constituency, wrote that she would be transparent and above board regardless of which capacity she was acting in.

Her appointment was made public after she appeared at a Chinese New Year lunch on Wednesday that was hosted by Grab for about 750 private-hire drivers and delivery workers at a restaurant at Singapore Expo. In her post, she said that taking up the position at Grab would allow her to broaden her horizons and hone new skills.

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wow..picture shows her laughing so happy got a new job $$$$$$$

i can only but shake my head.

MPs having a full time job is nothing new but out of so many MPs, there is a need to pick on her. Was she being an easy target because she is a woman? Did the conversation started from a misogynist? 🤔

She have learnt her party way of responsing. Assurance like not giving any assurance at all. So when she is with Grab, her loyalty is not with the nation she is representing with her parliamentary seat. So if there sensitive information. She would still share when she with Grab

What if there's situation that involving both? What are you going to do or conflict? As those involved regulation if...

The world over these ride sharing app companies always work to get Politicians in their pockets. This is just the latest in a long line.

Part-time MP and full-time Grabber. Guess where the priority?

No conflicts… they have been already been doing that most likely 😂

Bullshyt~

How is ther my conflict taking money with left hand and taking money with the right hand at the same time? If they could grab with their feet they would do it as well!

She’s not working for Grab in just any capacity, but as head of public policy. Would be better to take on such a role once one has retired from public life, not when one is an active public servant.

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