SNA - Singapore votes for new president

For the first time in almost 20 years, voters in Singapore are voting to choose their next president. His official salary for the largely ceremonial position is among the highest for an elected official, anywhere in the world. The poll is seen as a test of support for the People's Action Party, which has run Singapore since independence. The party saw its share of the popular vote slip to a record low in May's general election. Full story Related: Singapore voters head to polls to choose president - eTaiwan News Singapore set to vote for new president - MSN Philippines News

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straitstimes.com 27 Aug '11, 12pm

In a latest update from the Elections Department, more than 83 per cent of voters have made their choice. -- ST PHOTO: DES...

PE: Dr Tony Tan elected Singapore's 7th President

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channelnewsasia.com 27 Aug '11, 8pm

SINGAPORE: Dr Tony Tan has been elected Singapore's seventh President, winning by a 0.34 per cent margin, or 7,269 votes. ...

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todayonline.com 28 Aug '11, 1am

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straitstimes.com 28 Aug '11, 1am

From New York to Beijing, a total of 3,376 Singaporeans cast their votes at nine overseas polling stations. -- ST PHOTO: D...

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channelnewsasia.com 27 Aug '11, 9am

SINGAPORE: The Elections Department said 83.44 per cent of 2.27 million eligible voters have cast their votes as of 5pm Sa...

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straitstimes.com 27 Aug '11, 2am

Speaking to reporters after casting his vote, Mr Nathan said it was not a 'tough choice' deciding which candidate he had v...

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channelnewsasia.com 27 Aug '11, 3am

SINGAPORE: President S R Nathan said it was not a tough choice for him to know who to vote for. He said he knows Singapore...

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tnp.sg 28 Aug '11, 1am

AFTER going without a contest for 18 years since 1993, this President Election finished in dramatic fashion. After a recou...

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todayonline.com 27 Aug '11, 9pm

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straitstimes.com 28 Aug '11, 1am

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