17 Apr '17, 5am

Othman Wok, key member of the Old Guard, dies at age 92

Othman Wok, key member of the Old Guard, dies at age 92

SINGAPORE — Mr Othman Wok, a key member of the Old Guard whose unflinching support for the Government’s multi-racial stand helped the People’s Action Party (PAP) secure the Malay ground during the turbulent 1960s, has died at the age of 92. Mr Othman, who had been a journalist, a union leader, a politician and an ambassador, passed away at Singapore General Hospital at 12.21pm on Monday (April 17), leaving behind four daughters from his two marriages. He had been ill for some time. Related News Singapore Othman Wok: The man who built the National Stadium April 17 Singapore Ensuring the welfare of the Malay community April 17 Singapore Ong Pang Boon, Jek Yeun Thong remaining members of S’pore’s first Cabinet April 17 Singapore Tributes pour in for the late Othman Wok April 17 In a statement, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) described Mr Othman as “a key member of Mr Lee Ku...

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