Can Singapore Elect An Independent President?
Chong Ja Ian, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, NUS
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Singaporeans on 1 September will elect their 9th President. There are 3 candidates to choose from, with Former senior minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam touted as the front-runner in the race. But with the People Action Party’s clean image taking a hit from recent scandals, will this have any bearing on voters' decisions? We speak with Chong Ja Ian, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, National University of Singapore, about the key issues on the minds of Singaporeans when they go to the ballot box.
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Produced by: Mark Tan
Presented by: Wong Shou Ning, Mark Tan, Philip See
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