19 Aug '11, 3am

Tony Tan: Why I resigned from jobs I love, to run for President

Tony Tan: Why I resigned from jobs I love, to run for President

Presidential candidate Dr Tony Tan said he feels that Singapore needs someone with 'deep experience and a steady hand', especially at a time when the global economy is facing grave difficulties. -- ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN Presidential candidate Dr Tony Tan said he feels that Singapore needs someone with 'deep experience and a steady hand', especially at a time when the global economy is facing grave difficulties. At the National Day Observance ceremony of financial clusters of NTUC on Friday morning, he continued on this point: 'The next President will oversee a Singapore with very real challenges, some of them economic. I resigned from jobs that I love, to run for President, because I felt that we need someone with deep experience and a steady hand.' He stressed that in this climate, the custodial responsibilities of the President are therefore 'an extremely important p...

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