TODAY: Institute to Host Exhibition on Life of Mr Yusof

TODAY published the article “Institute to Host Exhibition on Life of Mr Yusof” on 13 August 2015.

Excerpts from the article:

“The newly-renamed ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute will host a permanent exhibition on the life of Singapore’s first President.

Sited in the ISEAS library in the National University of Singapore, the exhibition will showcase photographs and quotes about Mr Yusof.”

“A book, Yusof Ishak — Singapore’s First President, was also launched yesterday. It was written by ISEAS fellow Norshahril Saat, who trawled through old editions of Malay newspaper Utusan Melayu — first circulated by Mr Yusof and his friends in 1939 — and conducted oral interviews with Mr Yusof’s widow Puan Noor Aishah for his research.”

“A separate book on the history of ISEAS was also launched — ISEAS: Studying Southeast Asia by veteran journalist Lee Kim Chew.”

Read the full article here