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Yip Pin Xiu & Abbas Ali Mohamed Irshad: Nine new Nominated MPs picked for 2½-year term

17 Sep 2018

SMU alumna Paralympic swimmer Yip Pin Xiu is set to be the youngest person to take up the post of Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP) at the age of 26. She is among the new batch of nine NMPs that have been selected. The second youngest NMP in the new batch to be selected is SMU alumnus Abbas Ali Mohamed Irshad, founder of inter-religious non-profit group Roses of Peace. He was formerly the founding president of SMU’s Apolitical Society, where students discussed issues on politics and civil society.


The Straits Times, pA6 

The Straits Times Online


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Zaobao Online


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The New Paper, p14 

The New Paper Online


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Berita Harian, p2 ico_pdf

Berita Harian Online


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Channel NewsAsia Online (Sep 17) ico_pdf

Channel NewsAsia Online (Sep 17)


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Today Online (Sep 17) 

Today Online (Sep 17)

Last updated on 19 Sep 2018 .