Last night, the news broke that Singapore’s former president S.R Nathan had passed away peacefully at the age of 92.
And Singaporeans took to remembering our longest-serving president the way we know how - in digital tributes. Here’s how he’ll always be remembered.
Image: Today Online
RIP, S.R.Nathan. You have been a selfless public servant for most of your life. S'pore is blessed to have had you as one of our leaders.
— Mr. J (@justinleewl) August 22, 2016
Mr S R Nathan had such a grandfatherly, caring aura I like him so much :( I'm glad I grew up seeing his photo in the halls of my schools.
— FOR S(C)I(EN)CE (@keikokitagawas) August 21, 2016
Vale, S.R. Nathan. You were one badass civil servant brave enough to swap yourself for hostages https://t.co/D23vwPq5SV
— Mr Miyagi (@miyagi) August 22, 2016
'A diplomat par excellence': MFA pays tribute to S R Nathan - Channel NewsAsia: Channel NewsAsia'A diplomat p... https://t.co/Fneifd3IRE
— Singapore News Links (@dlSingapore) August 23, 2016
— Nicholas Yong (@incoherentboy) August 23, 2016
Good morning. ☁️☁️ Today we remember a hostage negotiator, a friend of the people and our longest serving president - S. R. Nathan
— THELIONCITYBOY (@thelioncityboy) August 23, 2016
— Elaine (@elxine) August 22, 2016