08 Jun '11, 9pm

Tan Kin Lian to rely on social media

SINGAPORE - Despite having first come into public prominence as the champion of small investors during the 2008 Lehman Minibond saga - drawing crowds at Speakers' Corner - presidential hopeful Tan Kin Lian (picture) will be relying less on his oratorical skills than the power of social media in his bid to become Singapore's next Elected President. Should the Presidential Elections Committee give him the green light to contest, Mr Tan will be using his popular blog - which was started in the aftermath of the Lehman saga as a resource centre for affected investors - as his primary campaigning tool. In an interview with Today, the former NTUC Income chief executive - who also reiterated his pledge to donate most of his President's salary should he be elected - noted that doing so will be most cost-effective. "We are not talking about one constituency. We're talking about the ...

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