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Presidential hopeful Halimah quits as Speaker, leaves PAP

Madam Halimah, with her husband Mohammed Abdullah Alhabshee, speaking to reporters after announcing her candidacy for president at the Marsiling National Day dinner on Sunday.


A DAY after declaring her intent to contest next month's presidential election, Halimah Yacob vacated her official positions as Speaker of Parliament and a member of parliament.

The 62-year-old also tendered her resignation from the ruling People's Action Party (PAP), a...

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