29 Aug '11, 2am

'High five, excessive blinking hurt Tan Kin Lian's campaign' #SGPresident #SGelections

'High five, excessive blinking hurt Tan Kin Lian's campaign' #SGPresident #SGelections

After Mr Tan Kin Lian went online to ask for feedback, espondents cited as positives his sincerity, willingness to help people, focus on public service, ideas and ability to speak in four languages. -- PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO By Elgin Toh He should, perhaps, have cut down on the 'high five' greetings and been more conscious of his excessive blinking. Former NTUC Income chief Tan Kin Lian, a losing candidate in the presidential race, listed these 'negative points' of his campaign, culled from an online feedback exercise he conducted. 'I was disappointed with my low score in the presidential campaign. Please share your feedback in this survey,' he said on his blog at 2.15am yesterday - before the official results were announced, and nearly four hours after he conceded defeat. Background story 'The high five is not suitable for adults - handshakes are better.' Mr Tan Kin Lian, s...

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