President-elect Halimah Yacob takes the oath of office. Photo: EPA President-elect Halimah Yacob takes the oath of office. Photo: EPA
President-elect Halimah Yacob takes the oath of office. Photo: EPA
Singapore

Singapore swears in first female president amid criticism about restrictions on candidates and lack of vote

Halimah was a member of parliament for the ruling People’s Action Party for nearly two decades before resigning to contest the presidency

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President-elect Halimah Yacob takes the oath of office. Photo: EPA President-elect Halimah Yacob takes the oath of office. Photo: EPA
President-elect Halimah Yacob takes the oath of office. Photo: EPA
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