FORMER SPEAKER HALIMAH YACOB TO BE NEXT SINGAPORE PRESIDENT

FORMER SPEAKER HALIMAH YACOB TO BE NEXT SINGAPORE PRESIDENT. Halimah Yacob speaks to reporters as she leaves the Elections Department in Singapore on Sept 11, 2017. The Elections Department announced that Halimah, a former speaker of Parliament and ruling People's Action Party (PAP) politician, will be declared Singapore's first female president on Sept 13, as the two other potential candidates fell short of the qualification criteria. Photo courtesy CNA

Last Updated: 2017-09-12

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