SINGAPORE – You may be entering the weekend with too many pineapples – or perhaps struggling to get your hands on the spiky tropical fruit – after President-elect Tharman Shanmugaratnam stomped to victory at the Sept 1 polls.
The former senior minister’s campaign symbol was a pineapple, and he was often presented with pineapples and greeted with chants of “ong lai” and “huat ah” during the hustings.
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