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SECOND CHANCE CEO SALLEH MARICAN WANTS TO RUN FOR PRESIDENT

The Second Chance CEO said that he was moved by PM Lee's call that candidates will step forward. He also said that he had done well in business, and this was his way of giving back to the society in a much larger way. He also added that as a businessman, he possesses two qualities that may set him apart from his opponents: good judgment and good emotional intelligence. However, he faces one challenge, as the recent changes to the eligibility criteria for standing in the presidential election state that candidates with private sector experience must have run a company with at least $500 million in shareholder equity, to automatically qualify. His company, the first owned by a Malay to be listed on the Singapore Exchange, had shareholder equity of between $254.3 million and $263.25 million in the past three financial years.

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INDRANEE RAJAH ASKS SINGAPOREANS TO GIVE ANTON CASEY A SECOND CHANCE

Anton Casey caused quite a stir when he posted rude and offensive remarks online about 'poor people' who take public transport. Now, Senior Minister of State for Law and Education Indranee Rajah has said that "everybody deserves a second chance." She explained that with social media, everyone must be careful of what they write as it impacts a wide audience including current and potential employers.

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