Halimah Yacob


Halimah Yacob is a Singaporean politician who is the current President of Singapore. Former member of the country's governing People's Action Party


Tributes pour in for Singapore on its 57th National Day

Singapore’s national day parade returned to mark the country’s 57th birthday, after two years of muted celebrations.


US House Speaker Pelosi holds talks with Singapore officials during her Asian tour

US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi held talks with officials in Singapore at the start of her Asian tour. She possibly stops...


Singapore President, Speaker, Minister contract COVID

Singapore President Halimah Yacob, Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin, and Minister Edwin Tong have tested positive for the coronavirus.


Singapore, India can collaborate to tap green power: President Halimah Yacob

Singapore President Halimah Yacob has told an Indian business community that both the countries jointly work for green economy to resist the...

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President Halimah Yacob confers eight artists with Singapore’s top arts accolades

President Halimah Yacob confers eight artists, two cultural medallions and six young artists awards, for their contribution to the...


President's Star Charity to feature Stefanie Sun, Tamil singer Stephen Zechariah this year

This year's President's Star Charity (PSC) event will feature a strong ensemble of local and international top talents, including...


Singapore, India forged closer ties despite COVID-19: President Halimah Yacob

Wishing India on its 75th Independence Day, Singapore’s President Halimah Yacob said the two nations have managed to forge even closer...


Singapore President calls for ground-up drives to aid vulnerable groups

Singapore President Halimah Yacob yesterday reiterated that ground-up initiatives play a key role in empowering and supporting vulnerable...


Singapore President expresses concern about online poll sexualising female Muslim teachers

Singapore President Halimah Yacob and Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs Masagos Zulkifli expressed concerns about an online poll...


Singapore's President Halimah Yacob named 37th most influential Muslim in the world

Singapore's President Halimah Yacob ranked 37th most influential Muslim in the world.


President's Star Charity 2020 raises over SGD10.4 million

This year's President’s Star Charity (PSC) – Mediacorp’s flagship fundraiser under the President’s Challenge – garnered SGD...


In Pics: President Halimah reviews commissioning parade of SAF officers

A total of 418 cadets were commissioned as officers of the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) on December 15.


Interactive book on Singapore history launched

Singapore History: A new online interactive history book will be introduced to supplement the current curriculum in secondary schools and...


President Halimah Yacob extends Chinese New Year greetings to Singaporeans

President of Singapore Halimah Yacob has extended warm greetings to the people of the country on the occasion of Chinese New Year which...


All in the eyes: Dr Rupesh Agrawal working to make a brighter tomorrow

The Indian-origin doctor was declared the winner in the ‘Individual: Adult’ category of the 2018 President’s Volunteerism &...

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Record SGD8.3 million raised in Singapore President’s Star Charity 2018 programme

President of Singapore Halimah Yacob took to the stage to perform along with her husband in a special programme in Singapore to raise funds...


President Halimah Yacob honours teachers for commitment to students

Recognising their contribution to the development of children and better future of the country, about eight educators from various...


President's Star Charity 2017 raises SGD7.66 million for helping underprivileged people in Singapore

To help the underprivileged sections of society, President’s Star Charity was organised in Singapore which raised SGD7.66 million in a...


Speaker Halimah Yacob of Indian and Malay descent to run for elections, could become Singapore's first female president

Should Mdm Halimah Yacob, 62, be elected to become the next President of Singapore, she would be set to make another first in the country's...


NUS Law students launch Syariah Law guidebook

Students from the National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Law introduced a new guidebook on Muslim Law and successfully organised...