President of Singapore: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

President Halimah Yacob dissolves Parliament, 2020 Singapore General Election will be held on 10th July

Published: June 24, 2020

In the midst of a global pandemic, the Elections Department of Singapore had announced on 23rd June 2020 that the 2020 General Election will be held on the 10th of July 2020. This announcement came after President of Singapore, Halimah Yacob had dissolved the ongoing 13th Parliament of Singapore earlier on the same day. The ..

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J Y Pillay appointed as acting President of Singapore

Published: September 3, 2017

J Y Pillay, an Indian-origin veteran civil servant, has been appointed as the acting president of Singapore. He succeeded Tony Tan Keng Yam, who completed a six-year term. He will act as the president until after polling day on Septemeber 23 – or after nomination day on September 13, if a candidate is elected unopposed. ..

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