Tag Archive: Reserved Presidential Election

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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Recognisably Malay, Tudung-Clad Lady Experienced ‘Casual Racism’ Likened To Controversial Reserved PE

I was at the fitness corner at Bishan Park doing my workout and minding my own business when a senior citizen remarked jokingly and loudly, “Halimah coming! Halimah coming!” I was the only ‘Malay’ there. I just gave him a…
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Commentary: Why Only Protest Against An EP Reserved For Malays? It Involves Only One Job Opportunity..

SENSITIVE! BUT I AM SAYING IT AS A MATTER OF FACT: Some people are organising a protest against Reserved Presidential Election tomorrow @Hong Lim Park. They claim it is for fairness & an open system. This year’s EP was RESERVED…
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Osman Sulaiman: Dilemma Of A Malay Voter On Reserved Presidential Election

Dilemma of a Malay voter this coming reserved Presidential Election (PE) What participation means for the Malay voters. 1. Reserving the PE only for Malay candidates is against the grain of meritocracy. The central tenets that our country is built…
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Commentary: I’m Indian Muslim And That Defines My Trail Of Thoughts

The upcoming PE has definitely once again throw the spotlight on Malays and Indian Muslims. In Singapore context, Indian Muslims have always been the sandwich race. We are sandwich between our Malay living lifestyle and our identity. Mendaki double standard…
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