Tag Archive: religion

Will Malay-Muslim Officers In Frontline Public Service Roles Be Allowed To Wear Hijabs If Halimah Yacob Becomes President?

The online sphere is especially interested in establishment favourite Halimah, who finally announced her intention to take part in the race after months of speculation, last Sunday. Questions on Halimah’s ‘malayness’ and whether she can really participate in an election…
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Don’t Wait The Malay EP, Singaporeans Must Start Changing Attitudes On Inclusivity

It’s the eve of National Day and perhaps it’s timely that I’ve been thinking about the Presidential Elections (which I was supposed to be on duty for until I decided to leave the service). This whole PE debacle seems to…
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No By-Election If Mdm President Halimah Yacob (Minority MP) Leaves GRC, Explained Chan Chun Sing

If a minority candidate leaves his group representation constituency (GRC), a by-election will not be called, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office Chan Chun Sing said in February 2017. That was the response he gave to the opposition Workers’ Party’s…
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Halimah Yacob Confirms What Everyone Already Knows – She Will Contest PE 2017

Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob has announced that she will next month’s Presidential Election (PE). Announcing her candidacy at a National Day dinner for the Marsiling-Yew Tee Group Representation Constituency on Sunday (Aug 6), she said: “I have served a period of…
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