17 Jul '11, 2am

Time for a Malay President

Being the 3rd generation Singaporean, I have seen Singapore develops from 3rd world country to a major world player; from meagre economic follower to one of main economic trendsetter. With changes in spectrum of economical, political and social landscapes, it is only imperative to look back on how Singapore’s magnitude achievement on these areas. It stems down to its people; multi-racial people. Yes, the leadership of the governance can be applauded for these achievements, but its people who makes things happened, it unwavering support to the government of Singapore for which spun more than 50 years spoke itself until the recent election. The people too decided the outcome of the election. Choosing a good governance, the people too have a vocal choice to determine the survival of future Singapore. Similiarly, to the issue of Elected President. Majority of Singapore feels t...

Full article: http://theonlinecitizen.com/2011/07/president-must-be-pot...

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