13 Sep '17, 11am

First Malay woman declared new president-elect of Singapore

First Malay woman declared new president-elect of Singapore

Halimah Yacob. By e_chaya . – Cropped from File:Opening Reception, APEC Women and the Economy Forum 2012.jpg , original source Flickr : Catherine Palace, Pushkin ., CC BY 2.0 , Link Halimah Yacob has been declared Singapore’s eighth president on Wednesday after a “walkover” election that saw no vote after no other contenders ran for the position. Yacob, 63, had been the only candidate deemed eligible to stand in the country’s Elections Department, having held a key public position as speaker of parliament for three years. The other two contenders, Salleh Marican and Farid Khan, were both denied eligibility, having fallen short of a constitutional rule that required any candidate from the private sector to have led a company with shareholder equity of at least 500 million Singapore dollars (372 million dollars). Following the announcement, Yacob thanked her supporters in a ...

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