Singapore’s new president, Halimah Yacob, with husband Mohammed Abdullah Alhabshee. Photo: AFP

Why did Singapore PM gamble popularity on ‘double minority’ President Halimah Yacob?

Lee Hsien Loong’s decision to reserve the election for a Malay candidate threatens his following even among those who support the Lion City’s first woman president

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Singapore’s new president, Halimah Yacob, with husband Mohammed Abdullah Alhabshee. Photo: AFP
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