12 Sep '17, 11pm

Who is Halimah Yacob, soon to be Singapore's first female President?

SINGAPORE: Madam Halimah Yacob has been named President-elect and will be sworn in on Thursday (Sep 14) as Singapore's eighth President and its first female head of state. She was the only one of three prospective candidates to receive a certificate of eligibility for this year's Presidential Election, which was reserved for the Malay community. Two other presidential hopefuls, Mr Mohamed Salleh Marican and Mr Farid Khan , had their applications to stand for the election turned down on Monday as both did not meet a requirement for private-sector candidates to helm companies with at least S$500 million in shareholders' equity. The 63-year-old will be Singapore's first female President and the first Malay head of state in more than 47 years, breaking barriers yet again after being elected as the first female Speaker of Parliament in 2013. THE ROAD TO PRESIDENCY The youngest ...

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