13 Sep '17, 9am

Singapore gets its first female president ever and she even has her own emoji

Singapore now has its first female president ever. 63-year-old Halimah Yacob, a former speaker of parliament, was declared the country's latest president on Wednesday. SEE ALSO: Asia's newest mobile wallet may actually get the region to go cashless, finally She was the only candidate to qualify for the presidency, a largely ceremonial role, which was this year reserved for candidates from the Malay community. In celebration of her win, Twitter launched a special emoji for her — the first for a female head of state anywhere in the world. Not gonna lie, it's pretty adorable. Image: twitter/supplied She can be seen here decked out in a red headscarf and a white top — Singapore's national colours. She also gets a little star pin on her headscarf, a prominent symbol in the country's flag. So if you're hashtagging your tweets with #HalimahYacob, #PresidentHalimah or #MdmPresiden...

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