Halimah Yacob is favoured to become Singapore’s first female president next month. File photoHalimah Yacob is favoured to become Singapore’s first female president next month. File photo
Halimah Yacob is favoured to become Singapore’s first female president next month. File photo

Halimah Yacob’s presidency bid: a milestone for Singapore’s women, for race relations ... not so much?

The People’s Action Party stalwart is widely expected to succeed Tony Tan after a vote in September, but new rules reserving the position for ethnic Malays threaten to distract from her achievement

Topic |   Singapore
Halimah Yacob is favoured to become Singapore’s first female president next month. File photoHalimah Yacob is favoured to become Singapore’s first female president next month. File photo
Halimah Yacob is favoured to become Singapore’s first female president next month. File photo
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