MP Tin Pei Ling joins Grab: Conflict of interest or much ado about nothing?

Many MPs from both the ruling party and opposition hold other jobs. So what makes Ms Tin’s case different, and why the public outcry now?

Member of Parliament Tin Pei Ling joins Grab as director of public affairs and policy. PHOTOS: MCI, LIANHE ZAOBAO
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At a time when Singaporeans are wondering how Grab rides became so expensive, last week, they were confronted with another question about the ride-hailing giant: Why was MP Tin Pei Ling allowed to join Grab as its Singapore director of public affairs and policy?

Is there any conflict of interest between this and her role as a politician?

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