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

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