Tag Archive: Halimah Yacob

President Halimah Yacob’s Campaign Spent $220,875, Raised $800,000 From 6 Individuals And A Marine Company

President Halimah Yacob’s campaign spent $220,875 in total – most of it on promotional materials, according to papers she filed with the authorities this week. The expenses included $73,000 for 10,100 campaign posters, as well as $36,400 for 1.28 million…
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PM Lee: Why Didn’t Malay Candidates Come Up In PE2011? Cause They Knew Non-Chinese Have No Chance

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong made it plain that he knew the reserved presidential election would be unpopular and would cause the ruling party to lose votes, but said it had to be done because it was the right thing…
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Commentary: I Think Halimah Has What It Takes To Be People’s President

I can understand the unhappiness expressed by some Singaporeans with the Presidential Election, as they felt that they had been deprived of a choice (Hundreds protest against reserved Presidential Election; Sept 16, online). A contest would have been good, as…
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Commentary: Why Are Some Malays Proud Of The Outcome Of A Clearly Tainted Process? What Are We Exactly Proud Of?

It troubles me that some segments in the Malay community celebrate President Halimah’s selection as a victory for the Malays. I am perplexed. What are we exactly proud of? Yes, Madam Halimah is a good person – I will readily…
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Commentary: Madam President, I Hope You Can Proof Your Critiques Wrong, Walk The Talk, Show You’re People’s President

DIVIDE AND CONQUER? Our president? No she is not? It is truly sickening and saddening to see this whole circus turning into a racial mud sling like no other. It‘s purely the Malay feeling slighted cause the Majority Chinese and…
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