13 Sep '17, 3pm

Halimah Yacob Breaks Record, Elected Singapore’s First Woman President https://t.co/hUdHMACPqo

63 year old Halimah Yacob has been declared Singapore’s eighth president on Wednesday. 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, after falling 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 speech, calling it “a proud moment for Singapore, for multiculturalism and multi-racialism.” Yacob is Singapore’s first Malay president in 47 years and the first woman to occupy the president’s office. While some have applauded the historic moment, the election ...

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