12 Sep '17, 9pm

Anger in Singapore as no election for president

Singaporeans Tuesday poured scorn on the process to select their new president after an establishment figure was deemed the only eligible candidate, meaning no election will be held. Halimah Yacob, a former speaker of parliament from the city-state’s Muslim Malay minority, will be the first woman to hold the largely ceremonial role if — as expected — she is formally nominated to the presidency Wednesday. But the 63-year-old will avoid an election originally slated for September 23, as others hoping to run against her were judged by authorities not to have met strict eligibility criteria. Five people had expressed an interest in becoming president of the tightly-controlled, affluent nation of about 5.5 million people. Two were disqualified as they were not Malay — the presidency was on this occasion reserved for members of the ethnic minority — while two Malay businessmen w...

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