(Call no. The Singapore Free Press and Mercantile Advertiser (Weekly), p. 55. Gerald Ford Jan 20, 1981. George H.W. Lyndon B. Johnson Aug 9, 1974. On his release, he again became active in the trade union movement, as Secretary of the Singapore Factory and Shopworkers' Union. Encik Yusof took up appointment as Yang di-Pertuan Negara of Singapore on 3 December 1959. In 1959 he joined the Straits Times as Deputy Editor (Singapore), heading the editorial department in Singapore. The last Yang di-Pertuan Negara, Yusof bin Ishak, became the first President. (1993, September 2). Toward a better future : education and training for economic development in Singapore since 1965 (2017). In 1938, he resigned from the 'Warta Malaya', and with a few close friends, established the 'Utusan Melayu Press Ltd'. Mr Ong was appointed Second Deputy Prime Minister in 1985 and held this post until 1990. Mr Ong had a varied career before becoming President. Politicians 1862 – d. 1951, London, England) was the only Governor of the Straits Settlements ... Aw Boon Haw (b. After a career ... Shenton Thomas Whitelegge Thomas (Sir) (b. Singh, S. (1986). The Straits Times, p. 1. The President is responsible for safeguarding the national reserves and the integrity of the public service. Saying goodbye: President Tony Tan's last day in office. 8 June 1907, Twickenham, Middlesex –d. Lee Kuan Yew was the first prime minister of Singapore from 1959 to 1990 and retired on 26 November 1990. We all know the greats such as George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Franklin D. Roosevelt and also those at … Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia Numismatic Society, p. 450. (2017, September 15). Besides official functions, the President actively supports community and social causes. In 1951 he was detained by the British authorities as part of a general drive against anti-colonial activities and remained under detention until April 1953. He was a school prefect and was co-editor of the 'Rafflesian'. : RSING 737.49595 SAR)4. The president of Singapore appoints as Prime Minister a member of Parliament (MP) who, in his or her opinion, is most likely to command the confidence of a majority of MPs. Ronald Reagan Jan 20, 1993. Singapore: Govt. The New Paper, pp. The encyclopaedia of the coins of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei 1400–1986. Printer. Public officers--Singapore From 1948 to 1950, he served on the Film Appeal Committee. SINGAPORE - Amid increased spending and an unprecedented four budgets totalling $92.9 billion this year, Singapore expects to record its biggest deficit since the country became independent in 1965.. Dr Sheares was born on 12 August 1907 in Singapore. (1959, June 5). Subsequently, he held the Communications, Culture and Labour portfolios. He received his early education in St Patrick's School and St Joseph's Institution. 3 July 1924, Singapore–22 August 2016, Singapore), commonly known as S. R. Nathan, served as ... Goh Chok Tong (b. Encik Yusof was the eldest son in a family of nine. 27 July 1824, Southsea, Hampshire, England–d. (Call no. Except for three and a half years during the Japanese occupation of Singapore and ten and a half years as High Commissioner to Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur and Ambassador to Japan and the Republic of Korea in Tokyo, Dr Wee has worked in the news media. The encyclopaedia of the coins of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei 1400–1986. Mr Yusof served as Yang di-Pertuan Negara after Singapore gained self-government in 1959, and as president from independence in 1965 until he died in office in 1970, aged 60, from a heart attack. He passed away on 2 May 2005. The son of a former Public Works Department Technical Supervisor, he rose to become Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Malaya in Singapore, a holder of five degrees, and one of the most highly respected men in his field. While in Kuala Lumpur, Encik Yusof was elected President of the Press Club of Malaya. Dr Sheares received his early education at the Methodist Girls' School, and later at St Andrew's School and Raffles Institution. The government gazette. The encyclopaedia of the coins of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei 1400–1986. 29 March 1902, London, England) was the second ... Cecil Clementi Smith (Sir), (b. Historical dictionary of Singapore. He played badminton, table tennis, basketball and soccer. His father, Encik Ishak bin Ahmad, was the Acting Director of Fisheries, Straits Settlements and Federated Malay States. etrieved from NewspaperSG.19. Nathan sworn in as sixth president. The encyclopaedia of the coins of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei 1400–1986. Dr Tan started his career as a lecturer with the Physics Department of the University of Singapore in 1964, after obtaining his Master of Science degree. Henson, B., & Zuraidah Ibrahim. 10 May 1909, ... David Saul Marshall (b. (Call no. In January 1930, at the age of 15, he left Raffles Institution after only two years to join the Straits Times as a clerk in the circulation department, later moving to advertising and reporting. Personalities He had also been active in social services serving in various clubs and associations. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 20540-4730 Under Dr Tan’s guidance, university education in Singapore became more globalised and was made accessible to more Singaporeans regardless of their family or financial background. He was an outstanding student during his school career. It is not intended to be an exhaustive or complete history of the subject. (1993, September 2). During the attack on Malaya and Singapore, he served in the ARP (air raid precautions). As a Normal Trained teacher, he taught at St Joseph's Institution and later, at St Andrew's School. 7 February 1940, Singapore–) was the seventh president of Singapore (2011–17). In early 1957, he went to Japan to inspect the latest machinery which the 'Utusan Melayu' had ordered. In 1951, Dr Sheares spent the remainder of the Queen's Fellowship due to him in several leading universities in the United States of America which concentrated on teaching post-graduate Obstetrics and Gynaecology and in research work in these subjects. He acquired his post-graduate degree of Master of Civic Design (Town Planning) from University of Liverpool, United Kingdom in 1967. Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam. Singh, S. (1986). Dr Tan rejoined the Cabinet in August 1995 and was appointed Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence. He has honorary doctorates from the Loughborough University, Murdoch University, The University of Sheffield and The University of Adelaide. Its inaugural issue was published on 1 January 1824. When his civil-servant father was posted to Singapore in 1923, Encik Yusof accompanied his parents and studied at the former Victoria Bridge School until December 1923. (Call no. 2 May 2005, Singapore) was the fourth president of Singapore, serving ... Raffles' Bust, a marble portrait of Sir Stamford Raffles, was originally designed and cast by Sir Francis Legatt Chantrey ... Lim Bo Seng (Major-General) (b. He also covered the official visits of Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew to Indonesia and to several countries in Eastern Europe. 12 March 1908, Singapore–d. : RSING 941.0840924 SHE.M)9. He served as Assistant Secretary and rose to be Deputy Secretary before being appointed Acting Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Home Affairs in January 1971. While in school, Encik Yusof joined in practically all forms of sport played by boys. In 1954, Mr Nair was one of the convenors of the People's Action Party and became a member of the Central Executive Committee. On 17 August 2005, Mr Nathan was re-elected and he was sworn-in for his second term of office on 1 September 2005. The Straits Times, p. 1. The PAP has been the only ruling party to form the government since then. Retrieved 2017, October 3 from The Istana website: http://www.istana.gov.sg/the-president/former-presidents/dr-tony-tan-keng-yam; Chia, L. (2017, September 1). The office of the President is one of Singapore's most heavily altered institutions, and it is still being re-made today. Mr Nathan began his career in the Singapore Civil Service as a medical social worker in 1955. Retrieved 2017, July 4 from SPH websites Singapore: http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/life-and-times-of-yusof-ishak-singapores-first-president14. 12 August 1907, Singapore–d. Gan, L. K. (2011, August 31). In 1972, Mr Ong was elected to Parliament and served as a Member of Parliament for 21 years. The president of Singapore appoints as Prime Minister a member of Parliament (MP) who, in his or her opinion, is most likely to command the confidence of a majority of MPs. Born in Singapore on 4 November 1915, he received his early education at Pearl's Hill School. From eRepublik Official Wiki. : RSING 737.49595 SAR)11. In the same year, he was appointed Chairman of the Prisons Inquiry Commission and launched the Adult Education Board, becoming its first Chairman, serving from 1960 to 1964. Singh, S. (1986). Dr Tan was also awarded the Great Gold Medal by Comenius University (Slovakia) and the King Charles II Medal by the Royal Society of United Kingdom. In 1966, Dr Wee was the first Singaporean journalist to enter Jakarta during Confrontation and interview Lieutenant-General Suharto and Foreign Minister Mr Adam Malik when President Sukarno was still confined to the palace in Bogor. Historical dictionary of Singapore. 22 January 1936, Singapore–d. Recent studies have verified that lions have never roamed Singapore. Dr Wee got married in 1936 to Madam Koh Sok Hiong and had seven children – one son and six daughters. (Call no. Biography of the president. Retrieved from NewspaperSG.17. He began his six-year term from 1 September 1999. Singaporean history, more broadly, is a history that inherently begins somewhere else. : RSING 737.49595 SAR)6. Singh, S. (1986). The Straits Times, p. 11. It is estimated that abound 400 people have been hanged since 1991. Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia Numismatic Society, p. 450. As a personal obstetrician and gynaecologist to some members of the Malaysian royal families, he was made a Dato of Kedah and of Kelantan for his services. Retrieved from NewspaperSG; President’s Office. The President often graces events organised by grassroots, community and welfare groups, as well as ethnic and religious organisations. In 1971, he left the civil service and set up his own practice. He was a Malay of Sumatran descent and could trace his lineage on the paternal side to Minangkabau, and on the maternal side to Langkat. Raffles and Hastings: Private exchanges behind the founding of Singapore. President’s Office. The draft was completed in April 1971. Retrieved from NewspaperSG.8. 9. Dr Wee was appointed Ambassador to Japan in September 1980 and concurrently Ambassador to the Republic of Korea in February 1981. Between November 1990 and August 1993, he was Deputy Prime Minister. The encyclopaedia of the coins of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei 1400–1986. Although Lee felt that the FCO had done a “first-rate job”, he rejected it upon further reflection. The Straits Times, p. 2; Sir Frank Swettenham’s retirement. In May of the same year, he moved to Kuala Lumpur to supervise the construction of the Utusan Building. (1990, November 28). 15 January 1962, London, England), more ... Lee Siew Choh (Dr) (b. (1990, November 28). See you, Mr President. Mr S R Nathan was born in Singapore on 3 July 1924. Personalities>>Biographies>>Colonial Administrators He passed away on 12 May 1981. Independent Singapore was admitted to the United Nations on 21 September 1965, and became a member of the Commonwealth of Nations on 15 October 1965. (Call no. In Politics. Born on 22 January 1936 in Singapore, Mr Ong entered school late because of the Japanese Occupation of Singapore. He joined the King Edward VII College of Medicine in 1923, and qualified with the degree of L.M.S. : RSING 959.57 BUC-[HIS])3. Prior to this, he led the Singapore trade union movement, transforming the trade unions into a well-knit and forward-looking force dedicated to the welfare of labour under the principle of joint labour, management and government partnership. After the war, whilst working, he completed his secondary education through self-study and entered the University of Malaya (then in Singapore) where he graduated in 1954 with a Diploma in Social Studies (Distinction). The information in this article is valid as at, Sir Cecil Clementi resigns the governorship, The crash of ‘81’: ‘We’re not to blame: Now he’s President Nair, President Ong to work with govt to shape political system, VIPs to witness historic swearing-in of new PM, President to ask DPM Lee to form new govt, Personalities>>Biographies>>Colonial Administrators, Law and government>>Public administration>>Ministries of state, Law and government>>Public administration>>Cabinet (Government Councils), Law and government>>Political process>>Leadership. They first settled in Penang and later, Perak. Lee preferred to retain the constitutional arrangements that had worked for Singapore since its separation from the Federation of Malaysia in 1965. (2014, August 18). 4 November 1915, Singapore–d. In February 1966, Mr Nathan was transferred to the Foreign Ministry. Resignation of Mr C. V. Devan Nair President of the Republic of Singapore (Vol. 6–7. The encyclopaedia of the coins of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei 1400–1986. It replaced the office of Yang di-Pertuan Negara, which had been created when Singapore attained self-government in 1959. In his younger days, Dr Wee was an active sportsman. Mr Nathan resigned as Ambassador-at-Large and Director of IDSS on 17 August 1999 and was elected President of the Republic of Singapore on 18 August 1999. In July 1959, he was appointed Chairman of the Public Service Commission, Singapore. (1901, February 21). During the occupation of Singapore, he worked as a clerk in Japanese military establishments. Encik Yusof received his early education in a Malay school in Kuala Kurau, Perak. 5 August 1923, Jasin, near Malacca, Malaysia –d. 20 May 1941, Singapore–) was Singapore’s second prime minister (PM), serving in the office from 28 ... Robert Brown Black (Sir) (b. From 1983 to April 1988, Mr Nathan was Chairman of the Hindu Endowments Board. Eight months before the outbreak of the Pacific War (1941), he resigned from the Straits Times and joined the United Press Association, an American news agency, which set up its office in Singapore for the first time. However, no presidents since Yusof bin Ishak (1965–1970) have lived there. He held a directorship in the Singapore International Media Pte Ltd between September 1996 and August 1999. The President of the Republic of Singapore is the country's head of state. The PAP, led by Lee Hsien Loong (centre) has won every election in Singapore since independence in 1965. Dr Wee also served as a member of the Singapore delegation to the United Nations General Assembly in 1977. Richard Nixon Jan 20, 1977. 29 June 1944, Perak, Malaya) was a prominent ... Suppiah Dhanabalan (b. Singapore: Oxford University Press, p. 141. He was a member of the Nature Reserves Committee for a year, and also of the Malayanisation Commission. He joined the Planning Department, Ministry of National Development, in 1967 as an architect-planner. In 1948, Encik Yusof visited Britain as a member of the First Press Delegation. In 1988 Dr Tan was awarded the NTUC Medal of Honour by the National Trade Union Congress. When Singapore became an independent nation on 9 August 1965, the seat of Head of State was renamed Office of the President and Yusof bin Ishak, Singapore’s first Malayan-born Yang di-Pertuan Negara appointed since 1959, became the first president of the Republic of Singapore. The President also receives foreign dignitaries, officiates at state functions and performs other ceremonial and community duties. On his return from the US, Mr Nathan was made Ambassador-at-Large and was concurrently Director of the Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies (IDSS) at the Nanyang Technological University. Dr Wee Kim Wee was appointed the President of the Republic of Singapore on 30 August 1985. Spanning over 40 ha, it is located along Orchard ... Gog Sing Hooi (b. The New Paper, pp. Buckley, C. B. Singapore has been described as ... Biden enters White House as 46th US president. He continued as a Member of its Board of Trustees until April 1988. Colonial administrators Mulliner, K., & The-Mulliner, L. (1991). D Litt (Hon Causa), (University of Singapore), 1970, Star of the Republic of Indonesia Adipurna (Indonesia), 1974, Honorary Fellow, Royal Society of Medicine, 1975, Ancient Order of Sikatuna (Raja), (Republic of the Philippines), 1976, Honorary Fellow, Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists, 1976. Henson, B., & Zuraidah Ibrahim. (Call no. SURVIVAL ECONOMICS, SURVIVAL-DRIVEN EDUCATION, 1965-78 Since the 19 50s, industrialization has been widely acknowledged by the pro­ capitalist, independent states of Southeast Asia as the key to survival and economic growth. An anecdotal history of old times in Singapore, 1819–1967. Jan 20, 1969. Encik Yusof also held many distinguished public appointments with the Singapore Government. 18 July 2002, Singapore), a Cantonese, was a former ... Temenggung Abdul Rahman (d. 8 December 1825, Singapore), also known as Dato’ Temenggung Seri Maharaja Abdul Rahman or ... Wee Kim Wee (Dr) (b. For several years, he was chairman of SATA (Singapore Anti-Tuberculosis Association). ... Benjamin Henry Sheares (Dr) (b. Although it has faced difficulties, including more race riots in 1969 and the East Asian financial crisis of 1997, it has proved overall a very stable and prosperous little nation. 1954, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA), whose name means “gentle tiger”, was also nicknamed ... Abraham Logan (b. Colonial administrators--Singapore During most of the period of the Japanese Occupation (1942-1945), Encik Yusof remained in Malaya and on the capitulation of the Japanese Forces, he returned to Singapore on 3 September 1945, and immediately resumed publication of the 'Utusan Melayu'. In 1969 with his term in the Malaysian Parliament over, he decided to return to Singapore to help modernise and expand the labour movement. From October 1983 to January 1985, Dr Tan served as the Minister for Finance and concurrently as the Minister for Trade and Industry. The current president is Halimah Yacob, who is the Singapore's first female president, who was elected unopposed at the 2017 presidential election. In 1937, he was junior singles badminton champion of Singapore. Bastin, J. S. (2014). He was its first Secretary-General. 7 February 1916, London) was the governor and commander-in-chief ... William Allmond Codrington Goode (Sir) (b. Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia Numismatic Society, p. 450. Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia Numismatic Society, p. 449. Thereafter commenced Singapore's struggle to survive and prosper on its own. He also initiated the establishment of the NTUC insurance co-operative INCOME, the taxi co-operative COMFORT and the WELCOME chain of co-operative supermarkets. Retrieved from NewspaperSG; Mulliner, K., & The-Mulliner, L. (1991). I have feedback on this infopedia article: Past and present leaders of Singapore, Resident and Commandant of Singapore (East India Company), 1819–1823, Resident of Singapore (East India Company), 1823–1826. He was seconded to the UNDP (Special Fund) Assistance in Urban Renewal and Development Project to lead a local team in the comprehensive transportation and land-use planning of Singapore's central area. In 1965, the Republic of Singapore became a fully self-governing, autonomous state. Heads of State (Yang di-Pertuan Negara), 1959–1965 12 3 Jun 1959–2 Dec 1959: William Goode 3 Dec 1959–21 Dec 1965: Yusof bin Ishak Presidents of Singapore, 1965– 9 Aug 1965–23 Nov 1970: Yusof bin Ishak 13 2 Jan 1971–12 May 1981: Benjamin Henry Sheares 14 24 Oct 1981–28 Mar 1985: Chengara Veetil Devan Nair (C. V. Devan Nair) 15 : RSING 737.49595 SAR)12. Life and times of Yusof Ishak, Singapore's first president. Thus, the name Singapore comes from the Malay words “Singa” for lion and “Pura” for city. After the Japanese surrendered, he became the first Singapore-born doctor to be appointed acting Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the King Edward VII College of Medicine. During the Japanese Occupation of Singapore, he was Head of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Kandang Kerbau Hospital, and also Medical Superintendent of the Hospital for the local patients' section. As of 2007, almost one-third of all the constitutional amendments since Singapore became independent in 1965 consisted of changes to the President's office. But the task was not easy because long periods of colonialism had produced Singh, S. (1986). He was appointed Chairman of NTUC Investment and Cooperative Committee in 1979 and served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of NTUC Income from 1980 to 1991. In Javanese inscriptions and Chinese records dating to the end of the 14th century, the more-common name of the island is Tumasik, or Temasek, from the Javanese word tasek (“sea”). Since 1789 and the election of George Washington, America's first president, 44 individuals have served as the chief executive of the United States (Grover Cleveland was elected for two nonconsecutive terms, so he served as the 22nd and 24th president). Dr Tan was elected as a Member of Parliament in 1979 and was appointed Senior Minister of State in the Ministry of Education. He was a founding member of the Singapore Indian Development Association (SINDA), and was its Term Trustee until August 1999. Languages: More languages: Can't see your own? 7 December 2005, Canada ), better known ... Ong Teng Cheong (b. Singh, S. (1986). List of presidents of Singapore. He left OCBC in 1979 to enter politics. Dr Benjamin Henry Sheares was appointed as President of the Republic of Singapore on 2 January 1971. Member’s profile: Lee Hsien Loong. The president's official residence and office is the Istana. : RSING 959.5703 BAS-[HIS]); Solomon, E. (1996). 20 December 1873, Penang, Straits Settlements) ... William Henry Macleod Read, K.C.N.L., C.M.G., affectionately known as WH, (b. (Call no. On 22 December 1965, it became a republic, with Yusof bin Ishak as the republic's first President. 23 September 1986 ), or William A. He joined the University again as a lecturer with the Department of Mathematics after obtaining his doctorate in 1967. William Farquhar’s life in the Far East: A chronology. She is first Malay head of state in 47 years since the death of Yusof Ishak, Singapore's first president.. Singapore has a parliamentary system of government. In 1921, he began his English studies at King Edward VII School, Taiping. Dr Tan championed the development of higher education in Singapore as Minister for Education, Minister-in-charge for National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technological Institute (1981-1983) and Deputy Prime Minister overseeing higher education (1995-2005). In 1956, he was again detained by the British and remained in custody until 1959 when the PAP came to power and appointed him Political Secretary to the Minister for Education. 23 November 1970, Singapore), commonly referred to ... Sir Laurence Nunns Guillemard (b. Singapore hasn't had a Malay president since the country's first President Yusof Ishak, who served as head of state from 1965 to 1970. In December 1991, Dr Tan stepped down from the Cabinet to return to the private sector as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of OCBC. The Central Sikh Temple, or Central Sikh Gurdwara as it is known to the Sikhs, is a place of worship for the Sikh community ... Elected presidency was legislated in Singapore in 1991 to help safeguard Singapore’s national reserves and ensure the ... Sir Cecil Clementi (b. This is the list of citizens who served as Presidents of Singapore. Wee sworn in as president. The office of President was created in 1965 after Singapore became a republic upon its secession from the Federation of Malaysia that year. Encik Yusof bin Ishak was married to Puan Noor Aishah and had a son and two daughters. Chronological List of Presidents, First Ladies, and Vice Presidents of the United States Selected Images From the Collections of the Library of Congress. 8 August 1937, Singapore–), also known as S. Dhanabalan or just Dhana, is a banker and former ... Sultan Hussein Mohamed Shah (b. Dr Tan retired from the Cabinet in September 2005 and was appointed Deputy Chairman and Executive Director of the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation Private Limited (GIC), Chairman of the National Research Foundation and Deputy Chairman of the Research, Innovation and Enterprise Council, and Chairman of Singapore Press Holdings Limited (SPH). Date President Party 05/03/2009 Arbryn: Singapore Republican Party: However, the original legend was that a long time ago, a 14th century Sumatran prince spotted an auspicious beast upon landing on the island after a thunderstorm, which he was told was a 'lion'. 1 November 1917, Kuala Lumpur, Malaya–d. Cabinet swearing in today at City Hall. Montgomery, B. The portraits of President Halimah and her spouse, Mr Mohamed Abdullah Alhabshee, are displayed in public buildings. He passed away on 7 December 2005. Retrieved 2017, July 4 from Parliament of Singapore website: https://www.parliament.gov.sg/mp/lee-hsien-loongThe information in this article is valid as at 3 October 2017 and correct as far as we are able to ascertain from our sources. VIPs to witness historic swearing-in of new PM. Mr Nathan received his early education in several schools – Anglo-Chinese Primary and Middle School, Rangoon Road Afternoon School and Victoria School. (1999, September 2). 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