14 Jul '11, 5am

Presidential hopeful Dr Tan Cheng Bock has taken leave from his medical practice to concentrate on his campaign

SINGAPORE: Presidential hopeful Dr Tan Cheng Bock has taken leave from his medical practice to concentrate on his campaign. The former MP told Channel NewsAsia that he had to make sure his elderly patients were taken care of before making the move to do so. "They were quite worried that I was going to leave them hanging, so I had to do some summary work and introduce new doctors. It's my responsibility," he said. Dr Tan, who has been practicing as a doctor for the past 40 years, said his patients are supportive of his decision to run for president. As for his campaign, he said his team is ready. He is also looking at ways to leverage on new media, which he said will "feature in the elections to a large extent". "My team is ready - we have volunteers from different sections. Every level that we need to cover, we'll try to cover," he said. Dr Tan is one of four presidential ...

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