Singapore’s Member of Parliament Halimah Yacob is front runner to be the city state’s next president. Photo: AFP

Hopes for first female president grow as front runner emerges ... in Singapore

Observers back parliamentary speaker Halimah Yacob after government confirms plans to reserve contest for ethnic Malays

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Singapore’s Member of Parliament Halimah Yacob is front runner to be the city state’s next president. Photo: AFP
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