Remembering 2015

15 of the best photographs of Singapore in 2015

The year 2015 was an eventful one, where Singapore celebrated its Golden Jubilee, mourned the death of a founding father, went to the polls, battled the haze and a lot more. Here are 15 of the best photos from the year picked by The Straits Times Picture Desk.

Six F-16C Fighting Falcons of the Republic of Singapore Air Force Black Knights display their topside red-and-white livery during a photo shoot over the South China Sea on Aug 1, 2015.  ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN

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Twenty F-16 fighter jets, forming the number 50 in the air, rehearse in public for the first time on May 27, 2015, for the nation's 50th National Day Parade. ST PHOTO: DESMOND FOO

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The queue for members of the public waiting to pay their respects to the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew lying in state at Parliament House started at 7am on March 26, 2015 at the Padang. ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN

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The Singapore flag adds some colour to a tearful crowd who came to see the state funeral procession and pay their last respects to the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew outside the NTUC Building on March 29, 2015. ST PHOTO: LAU FOOK KONG

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(From left) Mr Tan Chuan-Jin, Mr Edwin Tong (hidden), Dr Fatimah Lateef, Mr Goh Chok Tong and Mr Seah Kian Peng from the People's Action Party (PAP) hugging after hearing the general election results for Marine Parade group representation constituency (GRC) on Sept 12, 2015.  ST PHOTO: CAROLINE CHIA.

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Haze shrouding Singapore causing discomfort to pedestrians near Rivervale Plaza at about 7pm on Sept 14, 2015. Raging forest fires in Indonesia pushed air quality to unhealthy levels in Singapore and Malaysia. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

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Ugandan acid attack victim Namale Allen at the Salvation Army in Singapore on Sept 26, 2015. With the help of online donations, Ms Allen, a mother of two, was able to fly to Singapore on Sept 14 for treatment. ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

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A bullet hole is seen on the front windscreen of a car which was involved in a police shooting when it illegally bypassed a checkpoint at Shangri-La hotel, on May 31, 2015. The Singaporean driver was killed and the two passengers charged with heroin trafficking. ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

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An installation incorporating a blown up version of the Portrait of Lee Boon Ngan by Singaporean artist Chua Mia Tee gets a touch up outside National Gallery Singapore on Nov 19, 2015. The long awaited National Gallery Singapore opened its doors to the public on Nov 24, 2015. ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM 

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A kite in the shape of human legs, silhouetted against the blazing sun at the Marina Barrage on June 4, 2015. ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

Mr Guo Yang spends a quiet moment with his son Jeremy on the morning of Saturday Aug 1, 2015, just before the two of them went into the operating theatre for a liver transplant operation.  ST PHOTO: WANG HUI FEN

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Singapore football legend Fandi Ahmad (right) and his son Irfan embark on the final leg of the torch relay during the 28th SEA Games opening ceremony at the National Stadium on June 5, 2015. ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

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Danh Hoa of Vietnam leaps into the pool as his team’s last swimmer during the 8th Asean Para Games men's 4x50m medley relay finals to anchor the win for his country on Dec 6, 2015. ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

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Singapore's Joseph Schooling sets a new games record of 48.58s at the Men's 100m freestyle on day two of the 28th Sea Games on June 7, 2015. ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN

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Flowers from the public placed at a tribute site set up in Tanjong Katong Primary School on June 9, 2015. Seven students, two teachers and a guide died in an earthquake while on a study trip to Mount Kinabalu in Sabah. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

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