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  1. Private wake for former President S R Nathan underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Channelnewsasia.com

    The wake at Mr Nathan's home on Ceylon Road will last for two days before his body is moved to Parliament House, where it will lie in state. SINGAPORE: The wake of former President S R Nathan is being held at his home on Ceylon Road, with friends and politicians visiting to pay their respects.

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  2. Prime Minister Lee's podium wobble exposes uncertainty facing Singapore's leadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    One of Singapore's greatest strengths is its predictability: in a region where coups and economic meltdowns are not uncommon, it has long been a haven of stability for investors and businesses. But when Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong almost collapsed during a National Day speech on Sunday, it brought into focus concerns that have been simmering for months about the future of the wealthy city-state.

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  3. Singapore's former President SR Nathan to get state funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | DNA India

    Indian-origin former Singapore President S R Nathan, who passed away last night, will be given a state funeral on Friday, the Prime Minister's Office here said today. As a mark of respect to the 92-year-old Nathan, the State flag on all government buildings will be flown at half-mast till Friday.

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  4. S R Nathan's life 'exceptional story of fortitude, courage, service': Esm GohRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: The late former President S R Nathan was an "esteemed friend and colleague" and a man whom Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong had the highest regard for, he said in a condolence letter to Mrs Nathan on Tuesday . Mr Nathan was a "loyal son of Singapore who dedicated his life to serve his country and countrymen."

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  5. Longest-serving president dies at 92Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gleaner

    Widely known as S.R. Nathan, he was hospitalised in critical condition after suffering a stroke on July 31. It was his second stroke in less than two years. "The late Nathan passed away peacefully at Singapore General Hospital on Monday," the Prime Minister's Office said in a statement.

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  6. Tributes flow after death of former Singapore president S.R. NathanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mashable

    ... president, he held top positions in the public service and was high commissioner to Malaysia in 1988. Nathan was Singapore's ambassador to the U.S. between 1990 and 1996. During his time in Ministry of Defence (Singapore), he risked his life in the ...

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  7. Modi condoles former Singapore President Nathan's deathRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, Aug 23 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday condoled the death of former Singapore President S.R. Nathan saying the country has lost a distinguished leader. "Saddened by the demise of former Singapore President S.R. Nathan.

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  8. Singapore's longest-serving president S.R. Nathan diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | White Lake Beacon

    In this Friday, March 17, 2006 file photo, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, left, stands next to Singapore's President S.R. Nathan, right, after a welcome ceremony held during her arrival at the Istana, or presidential palace, in Singapore. Sellapan Ramanathan, Singapore's sixth and longest-serving president, died Monday, Aug. 22, 2016 at age 92, the government announced.

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  9. S R Nathan 'a true son of Singapore': PM Lee in letter to Mrs NathanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Channelnewsasia.com

    The late former President was a man guided by a deep sense of duty to the nation, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong wrote in a condolence letter to Mrs Nathan. SINGAPORE: Former President S R Nathan was a "true son of Singapore" - a man guided by a sense of duty to the nation, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong wrote in a condolence letter to Mrs Nathan.

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  10. 'Serve with compassion, heart': Civil Service head on S R Nathan's legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Channelnewsasia.com

    "As we mourn the loss of Mr Nathan, let us reflect on his contributions to Singapore and his unwavering dedication and tenacity in serving our country," says Mr Peter Ong to all public officers. SINGAPORE: The late former President S R Nathan was an "extraordinary founding leader and a dedicated public officer" who played a significant role in Singapore's nation building, said Mr Peter Ong, head of Civil Service, in an open letter to public officers on Tuesday .

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  11. Remembering S R Nathan, the People's PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Channelnewsasia.com

    From obliging three boys' hopes of taking a photo to being accessible to the Singapore Women's Everest Team, Singaporeans recount their personal encounters with the former Singapore President. Mr S R Nathan, then Singapore's President, obliging for a photo with three eager boys during a dinner in 2009.

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  12. Industry leaders pay tribute to the late S R NathanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Channelnewsasia.com

    Industry leaders in Singapore paid tribute to the late President S R Nathan, who passed away peacefully on Monday evening at the Singapore General Hospital. SINGAPORE: Industry leaders paid tribute to the late former President S R Nathan as a man who championed Singapore business by "expanding Singapore's international space".

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  13. 'Our people's leader': Organisations pay tribute to late former President S R NathanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... his support to several other organisations. Many of them paid tribute to him after his death on Monday (Aug 22). SINGAPORE: Former President S R Nathan held a number of roles across trade unions and associations, and lent his support to several ...

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  14. a 'people's President': Politicians pay tribute to S R NathanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Channelnewsasia.com

    "I will remember him as a witty person, always speaking to me with a twinkle in his eyes on the occasions we met." SINGAPORE: Local politicians took to social media to pay tribute to former President S R Nathan and express their condolences to his family, after Mr Nathan died at the age of 92 on Monday .

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  15. Wake for former Singapore President S R Nathan at his homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Channelnewsasia.com

    The wake at Mr Nathan's home on Ceylon Road is a private affair which will last for two days before his body is moved to Parliament House where it will lie in state. Mr Nathan died on Monday evening at the age of 92 at Singapore General Hospital after suffering a stroke.

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  16. Singapore's ethnic groups send tributes to S R NathanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: Tributes have poured in from Singapore's ethnic groups for former President S R Nathan who died on Monday at the age of 92. Singapore Indian Development Association said in a media statement that his passing is a "great loss to the nation" adding that "the Indian community in Singapore is greatly indebted to him." Mr Nathan was instrumental in setting up SINDA and served as a Board Trustee till 2000, when he was elected the sixth President of Singapore.

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  17. PM Lee's health scare exposes Singapore's leadership uncertaintyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Reuters

    Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is helped off the stage after taking ill during his National Day rally speech in Singapore August 21, 2016. Wee Teck Hian/TODAY/via FILE PHOTO Singapore's Prime Minister and Secretary-General of the People's Action Party Lee Hsien Loong celebrates with supporters after the general election results at a stadium in Singapore September 12, 2015.

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  18. SEACAT Enhances Cooperative Maritime Security Between Navies in Southeast AsiaRead the original story

    Yesterday | San Diego NewsCape

    The 15th annual Southeast Asia Cooperation and Training exercise commenced at the Republic of Singapore Navy's Multinational Operations and Exercises Centre today. SEACAT focuses on regional cooperation to address shared maritime security challenges like smuggling, piracy and other illicit activities at sea by bringing together liaison officers from Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Bangladesh, Cambodia, and the United States to collaborate and execute practical maritime responses to multiple realistic scenarios.

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  19. Singapore: PM Lee put on week-long medical leave after taking ill during speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Asian Correspondent

    DOCTORS have given Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong a clean bill of health but have advised him to take a week-long break after the leader suddenly fell ill during his National Day Rally speech on Sunday. The Straits Times reported that Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean will stand in for the 64-year-old Lee while he is away.

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  20. 'a strong proponent of inter-religious harmony': Religious groups pay tribute to S R NathanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Channelnewsasia.com

    Religious groups in Singapore paid tribute to the late former President S R Nathan, who died on Monday at the age of 92. SINGAPORE: Religious groups in Singapore paid tribute to the late former President S R Nathan, who died on Monday at the age of 92. In a media statement, the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore said that Mr Nathan was "well-known among the Singaporean Muslim community as a head of state who was close to the people". "During his two terms as the president of Singapore, he graced numerous Muslim events, displaying his closeness and rapport with the community," said Muis.

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