08 Jun '11, 7am

No decision yet on seeking third term: President SR Nathan #Singapore

No decision yet on seeking third term: President SR Nathan #Singapore

President SR Nathan said that he has not made any decision whether he will seek another term in the coming election … President SR Nathan has revealed that he has not made any decision on whether he will be seeking a third term in the coming presidential contest , due by 31 August. Speaking to reporters at the end of his four-day state visit in Mauritius, he hinted that one factor which could sway his decision is his age. "I have got another one and a half months to decide. I am at the moment preoccupied with my work," said Mr Nathan, who turns 87 next month. "I have to think of my age. People say, 'This old man, why the hell is he still there, wanting to do it?' Some others think I am doing nothing, so it is a waste of time for them to think of me. "But all this noise will always be there in the world. You have a sense of what you want to do and you just do it because if ...

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