For Singaporeans, Biden presidency a relief even as some regret Trump's exit

Mr Joe Biden greets a patron during a surprise visit to the Adam Road hawker centre on July 26, 2013. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - Relief. That was all Mr Brian Suresh Charles felt as Mr Joe Biden, uttering the words "so help me God", was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States earlier this week.

"At last, after four painful years of watching an absurd political farce unfold in the US," said the 32-year-old university teaching assistant.

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