12 Sep '17, 6am

How Singapore elected a president without a vote

How Singapore elected a president without a vote

Singaporeans were meant to go to the polls at the end of next week to vote for a new president, but they’ll no longer have the chance, with only one candidate qualifying for the race. Former Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob has emerged victorious by default, after other presidential hopefuls fell foul of new rules. Also Read: Ten sailors missing after US destroyer collision off Singapore Bizarre own goal steals show as Inter beat Chelsea Messi to skip Singapore friendly as wedding nears “I can only say that I promise to do the best that I can to serve the people of Singapore and that doesn’t change whether there is an election or no election,” she told reporters Monday. What should be a moment of celebration — Halimah will be Singapore’s first female president — has proved contentious for several reasons and appears at odds with Singapore’s reputation as a technocratic ...

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