13 Sep '17, 4am

#HalimahYacob declared President-elect of Singapore via walkover

#HalimahYacob declared President-elect of Singapore via walkover

Ladies and gentlemen, we have a new President-elect of Singapore. Following the Presidential Elections Committee’s decision to award the Certificate of Eligibility to only one person, Halimah Yacob, she was declared the President-elect of Singapore on Nomination Day, standing unopposed in our first reserved Presidential Election. Halimah Yacob is a history maker. Not only has she served as our first female Speaker of Parliament, she will be our first Malay President since Yusof Ishak, the first President of Singapore. She will also be the first female President in our country’s history. Advertisement The Nomination of one candidate Despite the tight security measures under the eyes of armed officers, a sizeable crowd of supporters had already gathered, some who had waited for hours. According to one NTUC member, about 500-600 unionists from more than 45 unions had taken ha...

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reuters.com 13 Sep '17, 5am

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Halimah Yacob, a former speaker of parliament, was declared elected as Singapore’s first woman presi...