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WILL YOU TELL YOUR CHILDREN ABOUT LESSONS FROM THIS NON-ELECTION?

SDP's Damanhuri Bin Abas seems reluctant to accept the EP results and outlined lessons learnt from this Presidential 'election'. Some points include abuse of the word meritocracy, realities of racism in Singapore, lack of democracy and voiceless Malay community.

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FARID KHAN THANKS SUPPORTERS, SAYS HE STEPPED UP FOR MALAYS AS ONLY FEW COULD QUALIFY

Farid Khan thanked people for their support despite being disqualified from running for Presidency. He said he stepped forward because he saw a duty to do so for the Malay community, given the limited number of candidates who potentially qualify under the amendments.

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OPPOSITION POLITICIAN WRITES OPEN LETTER, TELLS HALIMAH NOT TO SUBMIT NOMINATION PAPERS

Opposition politician Goh Meng Seng wrote an open letter to Halimah Yacob to tell her not to submit her nomination papers tomorrow. He said the Reserved Presidency has already harmed the Malay community and thinks she will not be respected if she accepts the role.

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SYLVIA LIM CAN'T TALK ABOUT ELECTED PRESIDENCY IN PARLIAMENTARY SITTING, TOPIC GOT BALLOTED OUT

The Workers' Party's Sylvia Lim will not be able to speak about the reserved PE in the upcoming Parliamentary sitting. She had earlier filed a motion but lost out on a ballot that ended up with Murali Pillai's topic on community sentencing and rehabilitative options.

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JAPANESE CLUB ALBIREX WANTS TO BECOME LOCAL TEAM, DOES COMMUNITY OUTREACH

The duo, 12 year old Danial Feroz and 13 year old Tan Yu Hen, will attend the Yuhua Albirex Football Academy (Yafa) training tour from Sept 2-10 to train at Albirex's parent club in Niigata, Japan. Their trip, worth $3,000, is sponsored by the Albirex Sports Development Fund, an initiative from the club to develop sports in Singapore. Both teens are secondary students, and they will spend the week in Niigata to experience the football training there and experience first hand the Japanese culture.

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ABSURD TO HAVE RESERVED PRESIDENCY BUT DENY HONG LIM PARK SPEECH DUE TO "RACIAL ISSUES"

A netizen thinks it is absurd to deny people from speaking about the upcoming PE at Hong Lim Park. "In reserving a Malay candidate for the presidential election, it is inevitable that race will be part of the subject matter should we want to openly call out on the government's policy. Hence, it can never get debated publicly by citizens due to existing regulations."

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