Record $8.3m raised at President's Star Charity 2018

A musical performance by President Halimah Yacob and her husband Mohamed Abdullah Alhabshee was among the highlights of the President's Star Charity show last night. The event raised about $8.3 million - a record since the event began in 1994. Presid
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A musical performance by President Halimah Yacob and her husband Mohamed Abdullah Alhabshee was among the highlights of the President's Star Charity show last night. The event raised about $8.3 million - a record since the event began in 1994. President Halimah and her husband performed with The Purple Symphony, an orchestra that includes musicians with special needs. Proceeds will go to the 59 charities under the President's Challenge 2018.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 15, 2018, with the headline 'Record $8.3m raised at President's Star Charity 2018'. Print Edition | Subscribe