Halimah Yacob

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

 

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...

Singapore

Presidential abode Istana to open for public on February 6 in celebration of Chinese New Year

People of Singapore can witness the grandeur of the Presidential abode Istana as it will be opened to the public on February 6 from 8.30am...

Singapore

Indian diaspora, missions celebrate Republic Day with patriotic fervour

The Republic Day was celebrated with much fanfare and patriotic fervour at various Indian missions spread across the world. Members of...

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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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Singaporean society’s streak of caring and giving come to the fore at the PVPA 2018 awards

The inexplicable feel and inherent joy and warmth of giving was quite palpable in the evening as the President of Singapore Halimah Yacob...

Singapore

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...

Singapore

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...

Singapore

In pics: Day 2 of PM Modi's visit to Singapore

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a hectic schedule on the second day of his Singapore visit. He met country top officials including...

Singapore

Magnificent precinct of Singapore’s Presidential abode Istana to remain open to public today

Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) and people who have recently relocated to Singapore now get a chance for a brush with history as the magnificent...

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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...

Singapore

JY Pillay sworn in as chairman of Council of Presidential Advisers in Singapore

JY Pillay has been once again sworn in as the chairman of the Council of Presidential Advisers (CPA) in a simple ceremony organised at the...

Singapore

Self Help Groups hail Halimah Yacob on becoming President of Singapore

The elevation of Halimah Yacob from humble beginnings to the top post of the President of Singapore has been widely hailed by the Self Help...

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History created as Halimah Yacob declared President-elect of Singapore

History has been created in Singapore as Halimah Yacob has been declared President-elect of the Republic. The declaration was made by...

Singapore

Halimah Yacob set to become Singapore’s first woman President

History will be created in Singapore as former Speaker Halimah Yacob is set to become nation's first woman President, after the Elections...

Singapore

Former Speaker Halimah Yacob submits papers for Presidential elections

Former Speaker of Singapore Parliament Halimah Yacob filed her application forms for contesting the Presidential elections scheduled to be...

Singapore

‘Do Good, Do Together’ to be campaign slogan for Presidential hopeful Halimah Yacob

As the day for the Presidential election of Singapore has been announced on September 23, presidential candidates have started their...

Singapore

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...

Singapore

Speaker Halimah Yacob 'thinking about' running for Singaporean President this election

As Singapore gears up for the election of a new President in September, Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob said that she is thinking about...

Singapore

Families receive financial help during Ramadan ceremony in Singapore

In the true spirit of ‘giving’ in the ongoing holy month of Ramadan, about 600 needy families received cash and vouchers worth...

Singapore

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...

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