Three presidential hopefuls join railway buzz

July 18, 2011 by  
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By Qiuyi Tan and Evelyn Choo, Channel NewsAsia, 17 July 2011.

It’s the last day the full 26-kilometre stretch of the KTM Railway from Tanjong Pagar to Woodlands is open to the public.

And adding to the buzz on the tracks were three presidential hopefuls – Tan Cheng Bock, Tan Kin Lian and Tan Jee Say.

When asked, Dr Tan Cheng Bock said he was checking out what he called a “hot topic”.

“As presidential candidates, you don’t discuss the issues. We only have to abide by the Constitution, and that is safeguarding the reserves and appointment of special top echelon leaders in the civil service. But that does not preclude me from taking an interest,” said potential presidential candidate Dr Tan Cheng Bock.

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Source: Channel NewsAsia

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