02 Jun '11, 12am

George Yeo 'thinking hard' about presidential run

George Yeo 'thinking hard' about presidential run

FORMER foreign minister George Yeo is mulling over a run for the elected presidency. He sparked off immediate online discussion with just two short lines posted on his Facebook page in mid-afternoon yesterday. 'Many Singaporeans from different walks of life, young and old, have asked me to reconsider my decision on the Presidency, some impassionately,' he wrote. 'Thinking hard about it and praying for wisdom.' By last night, his post had attracted more than 2,000 'likes' and more than 700 comments from netizens, most of whom supported his being a candidate in the upcoming election. Mr Yeo had previously ruled himself out as a presidential candidate, despite numerous calls for him to run after he lost his seat in Parliament in the recent General Election. His People's Action Party (PAP) team was defeated by the Workers' Party in Aljunied GRC. Asked about running for preside...

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  1. 02 Jun '11, 1am

    And what are YOU thinking hard about today? :)

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