Tag Archive: presidency

PAP Put Spotlight On Race When They Reserved This Presidential Election For Malays

Don’t talk about their Malay-ness, discuss their capabilities instead. This is generally what many PAP supporters are saying. They remind us not to focus on the race. Excuse me! In the first place, who made this election about race? Malay…
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Marine Company Chairman Farid Khan Born In Geylang Serai Is Running For Presidency

An entrepreneur of Pakistani descent yesterday announced his bid to become the next president. Mr Farid Khan Kaim Khan, 62, the chairman of marine services provider Bourbon Offshore Asia Pacific, said he intends to stand in the upcoming presidential election…
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Damanhuri Abas: The Malay Reserved President Is A Done Deal

The Malay Reserved President is a done deal no matter how much Dr Tan Cheng Bock try to argue for an Open Election. He will be admired for his tenacity and resolve to truly serve the people he love. So…
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Contradictions On The Slippery Slope Towards The Reserved Elected Presidency

This is a summary of my thoughts that I shared at a Discussion Session with undergraduates from the University Scholars Program at Cinnamon College, NUS on 3 Apr 2017. I was asked to broadly comment on the following issues: Given the varying responses…
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New Panel To Certify Ethnicity Of Presidential Hopefuls

Potential candidates running for the presidency will need to have their ethnicities certified by a new Community Committee, under proposed legislative amendments tabled on Monday (Jan 9) for the new hiatus-triggered model to ensure the country has a minority President…
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