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Halimah • Singapore’s first Indian woman speaker

Halimah Binte Yacob (born 23 August 1954) is a politician from Singapore. Halimah Yacob (58) is set to become the first woman Speaker of Singapore’s Parliament. Halimah was educated at Singapore Chinese Girls’ School and Tanjong Katong Girls’ School, before going on to the University of Singapore where she completed an LLB (Hons) degree in 1978. She was called to the Singapore …

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