2015 in Singapore Last updated July 21, 2018 Statistics Births
There were 42185 births in Singapore.
There were 19862 deaths in Singapore
Events March 23 March – Former Singapore Prime Minister and also "Architect of Modern Singapore" Lee Kuan Yew, died at the age of 91 in Singapore General Hospital at 3:18 am. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has declared a seven-day period of national mourning and the funeral will be held on March 29. The state flags on all government buildings would be flown at half-mast for the mourning period, which starts on March 23, and ends on March 29. 25 March – Lee Kuan Yew's funeral The funeral procession of Lee Kuan Yew from the Istana to Parliament House. Thousands of Singaporeans queued to pay their last respects to former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, who lay in state at Parliament House. 29 March – Lee Kuan Yew's funeral August 7 August to 10 August – Singapore celebrated its 50 years of independence (National Day Weekend). 7 August 2015, is also declared as a public holiday. 9 August – Singapore celebrates its Golden Jubilee. 18 August – Set of six SG50 commemorative notes unveiled by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) 25 August – Parliament dissolved, paving way for General Elections. October 25 October – The second phase of the Downtown Line has now begun testing. December 27 December – The second day of the Downtown Line is now open to public. 27 December - Last Bus and Train Fares Revision in Singapore. Deaths Lee Kuan Yew 14 February – Koh Lip Lin – Ex-PAP MP and Education Pioneer 23 March – Lee Kuan Yew – Former Singapore first Prime Minister and also "Architect of Modern Singapore" (b. 1923).  7 August – Lee Seng Wee – Ex-OCBC Bank chairman and billionaire banker 14 October – Miranda Yap – Executive Director of the Bioprocessing Technology Institute at the Agency for Science, Technology and Research of Singapore (A*STAR) 28 December – Tiffany Leong – Ex- MediaCorp actress
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