13 Sep '17, 5am

In an alternate universe, Halimah could skip Nomination Day to force open election

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 928 AM. NTUC Auditorium A press conference is convened by Madam Halimah Yaacob at the start of the day. A few members of the media stream in and take their seats. CNA sets up their camera. Reporter 1: “Hey, do you know why the press conference was moved up from 3PM? I thought she’ll be filing her nomination papers first.” Reporter 2: “I don’t know. Perhaps she wants to make some points before proceeding with the administrative part of this walkover election. Makes sense, actually, to say something just before stepping through to a 5-year term.” The wall clock clicks to 930AM. Madam Halimah steps into the room. HY: “Good morning everyone. Thank you for coming this morning. It’s good to be here in this NTUC auditorium. I remember my time with the NTUC as Deputy Secretary, Director of the Legal Services Department and Director of the Women’s Deve...

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