15 Jul '11, 9pm

Tan Jee Say joins the fray

SINGAPORE - As Mr Tan Jee Say drew attention to the fact that he is the only presidential hopeful with no links to the ruling party, fellow possible candidate Tony Tan - a former Deputy Prime Minister in the PAP Government - reiterated the need for the President to be above partisan politics. Said Dr Tony Tan, 71: "He has to be above politics and needs to work with all government parties, civic and social organisations, and he cannot take a partisan view ... What is most important is that in the execution of his duties, the President must act independently, he must consider the issues on their own merits, make up his own mind and exercise his authority accordingly." Dr Tan was speaking at the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry Distinguished Speakers Lecture Series, where he was asked a question on whether it would hurt or help a presidential candidate to be...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Singapore/EDC110716-0000043/Ta...

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