SINGAPORE (July 24): Boris Johnson has won the race to be the next British prime minister. But with the incoming prime minister having just 100 days to negotiate a new Brexit deal with the European Union before the end of October, Johnson now faces a race against time.

Even as potential horrors loom with the Halloween deadline, all eyes will now be on how Johnson behaves his first few weeks in office.

Observers say Brexit negotiations could hinge on whether Johnson sticks to his hitherto hardline stance on Brexit or adopts a softer approach.

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