5 by 5: S R Nathan suffers stroke, Shisha ban and more headlines

TL;DR – Everything you need to know, summarised for you daily at 5pm.

1) Former President S R Nathan suffers stroke

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It happened this morning and is in critical condition in the Intensive Care Unit at Singapore General Hospital.

Get well soon, Sir.

2) Shisha ban to take effect today

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This includes sales and import of shisha via the publication of the Prohibited Tobacco Regulations made under Section 15 of the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act.

3) Skydiver first to jump 25,000 feet without a parachute

Luke Aikins jumped without a parachute CREDIT: MONDELEZ INTERNATIONAL

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Luke Aikins, 42, has made history by becoming the first person to jump 25,000 feet without a parachute.

4) If you have been following the recent spat of NUS events…


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5) Heaven over hospital: 5-year-old Julianna Snow dies on her terms

Warning: Be prepared to cry. Tons.

The Snow family: Michelle Moon, Steve Snow, Alex and Julianna.

[/media-credit] The Snow family: Michelle Moon, Steve Snow, Alex and Julianna.

Julianna Snow, the 5-year-old girl who sparked an international conversation about wrenchingly difficult decisions for terminally ill children, has passed away.

And then there was this his painful conversation between Julianna and her mother Dr. Michelle Moon,

Michelle: Julianna, if you get sick again, do you want to go to the hospital again or stay home?
Julianna: Not the hospital.
Michelle: Even if that means that you will go to heaven if you stay home?
Julianna: Yes.
Michelle: And you know that mommy and daddy won’t come with you right away? You’ll go by yourself first.
Julianna: Don’t worry. God will take care of me.

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Author: Flora Lim

Instagram addict, military wife and chocoholic down with a serious case of wanderlust, Flora spends 97% of her time building her business and the other 3% on her blog floraisabelle.com


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