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Threshold increased for candidates from private sector

Presidential hopefuls must have held most senior executive position in a company with shareholders' equity of at least S$500m

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Under new eligibility criteria proposed by the Constitutional Commission, individuals who have held the most senior executive positions in at least 691 private-sector companies - including 94 listed companies - could run for President.

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UNDER new eligibility criteria proposed by the Constitutional Commission, individuals who have held the most senior executive positions in at least 691 private-sector companies - including 94 listed companies - could run for President.

With the revised terms, presidential...

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