11 Sep '17, 9am

Halimah Yacob to be S'pore's 1st woman President; sole candidate to qualify in reserved election

SINGAPORE — Former Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob is set to be Singapore’s first Malay president in more than 47 years, after the Elections Department (ELD) said on Monday (Sept 11) that only one individual qualified for the inaugural reserved Presidential Election. Among those who submitted application forms, only one individual received both Certificate of Eligibility and Community Certificates, said the ELD in its statement which did not name the individual. Madam Halimah, 62, is the only candidate who automatically qualifies for the election having served as a Speaker of Parliament for more than three years. Contacted by TODAY, the spokespersons for chairman of marine services provider Bourbon Offshore Asia Pacific Farid Khan, 62, and chief executive of Second Chance Properties Mohamed Salleh Marican, 67, confirmed that their applications were rejected. Madam Hali...

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