30 May '11, 5pm

Netizens list their choice for S’pore’s next President | SingaporeScene - Yahoo! News

Netizens list their choice for S’pore’s next President | SingaporeScene - Yahoo! News

Netizens say Singapore's next President should be non-partisan and a non-PAP member. When Yahoo! Answers asked netizens who they would like to have as Singapore's next President, many suggested ex-Foreign Affairs Minister George Yeo , former Deputy Prime Ministers Dr Tony Tan and Professor S Jayakumar, and ex-Member of Parliament Dr Tan Cheng Bock . Over 700 responses was received to the question posed: "Who should run for President?" Among the names suggested by netizens, George Yeo's name was top on the list despite his retirement from politics. Mr Yeo has held office at the Ministry of Finance, Trade and Industry and Foreign Affairs in the last 23 years. However, he said in an earlier interview that he is a "free spirit" and "not temperamentally suited for the role", when asked if he will consider running for President. In the past, walkovers for the Presidential Electi...

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