Darjah Utama Bakti Cemerlang

The Darjah Utama Bakti Cemerlang (Distinguished Service Order) was instituted in 1968. It is awarded to any person who has performed within Singapore any act or series of acts constituting distinguished conduct. In special circumstances, the order may be awarded to any person who has performed outside Singapore any act or series of acts constituting distinguished conduct.

Darjah Utama Bakti Cemerlang
Darjah Utama Bakti Cemerlang medal.png

Darjah Utama Bakti Cemerlang ribbon (from 1996).png
Medal and ribbon
Awarded by Singapore
TypeOrder of Honour
EligibilityCitizens of Singapore
Awarded forDistinguished conduct
StatusCurrently issued
Statistics
Established1968
Precedence
Next (higher)Sijil Kemuliaan
EquivalentDarjah Utama Bakti Cemerlang (Tentera)
Next (lower)Pingat Kehormatan
Darjah Utama Bakti Cemerlang ribbon (1968–1996).png
Ribbon prior to 1996

The medal of the Darjah Utama Bakti Cemerlang is worn as a neck decoration pendant from a ribbon. Recipients are entitled to use the post-nominal letters DUBC.

The Darjah Utama Bakti Cemerlang (Tentera) is the military equivalent award.

DescriptionEdit

  • The obverse of the medal consists of a bronze enamelled circle depressed inwards on a 4 opposite points with the words "DARJAH UTAMA BAKTI CEMERLANG" in letters of gold inscribed thereon. A laurel wreath in green enamel surrounds the circle. In the centre of the circle is a red shield on a white enamelled background bearing a crescent and 5 stars with a scroll below carrying the inscription "MAJULAH SINGAPURA".
  • The reverse bears the State Arms.
  • The ribbon consists of a red centre band flanked on each side by a white stripe with a narrow stripe followed by a red band and a white band, in that order.

RecipientsEdit

Year
awarded
Recipient
2019 Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun, 11th Inspector-General of the Royal Malaysia Police[1]
2018 Philip Ng Chee Tat, Former Chairman, Singapore University of Technology and Design[2]
2018 Wong Ngit Liong, Former Chairman, NUS Board of Trustees[2]
2017 Ho Kwon Ping, Chairman, Singapore Management University, Board of Trustees[3]
2017 Chin Siat Yoon, Former Ambassador to Japan[4]
2016 Peter Ho Hak Ean, Chairman, Urban Redevelopment Authority[5]
2015 LG (RET) Winston Choo Wee Leong, Ambassador (Non-Resident) to Israel[6]
2015 Tee Tua Ba, Ambassador (Non-Resident) to Switzerland[6]
2015 Dr Liu Thai-Ker, Chairman, Centre for Liveable Cities Advisory Board[6]
2015 Dr Tan Wee Kiat, Chief Executive Officer, Gardens by the Bay, Advisor, National Parks Board[6]
2015 Ch'ng Jit Koon, Former Adviser to Tiong Bahru, Bukit Merah and Tanjong Pagar Grassroots Organisations[6]
2015 Sidek Saniff, Former Adviser to Aljunied Grassroots Organisations[6]
2014 Chua Thian Poh, President, Singapore Federation of Chinese Clan Associations; Chairman, Ren Ci Hospital; Chairman, Business China; Chairman, Board of Trustees of Chinese Development Assistance Council; Honorary President, Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry[7]
2013 Timur Pradopo, Chief of the Indonesian National Police[8]
2013 Pehin Dato Hj Hasrin, Commissioner of Police of the Royal Brunei Police Force[9]
2013 Tan Sri Haji Ismail Bin Haji Omar, Inspector-General of the Royal Malaysia Police Police[10]
2012 Peter Seah Lim Huat, Chairman, DBS Group Holdings Ltd; Chairman, Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd; Chairman, Singapore Health Services Pte Ltd
2012 Tan Chin Tiong, Ambassador-at-Large
2011 Chan Heng Chee, Ambassador, Singapore Embassy in Washington, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2011 Wee Cho Yaw, Founding President, Singapore Federation of Chinese Clan Associations and Pro-Chancellor, Nanyang Technological University
2010 Tan Gee Paw, Chairman, Public Utilities Board, Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources
2009 Fock Siew Wah, Group chairman, PSA International Pte Ltd
2009 Musa Hassan, Inspector-General of Royal Malaysia Police[citation needed]
2008 Chao Hick Tin, Judge of Appeal, Supreme Court[11]
2008 Mick Keelty, Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police[citation needed]
2008 Koh Boon Hwee, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Nanyang Technological University
2007 Cheng Wai Keung, Chairman, Neptune Orient Lines Ltd
2007 Lim Chee Onn, Executive chairman, Keppel Corporation Limited
2007 Lee Seng Gee, Chairman, Lee Foundation
2006 Al-Muhtadee Billah, Crown Prince of Brunei[citation needed]
2006 Lee Ching Yen, Stephen, managing director, Great Malaysia Textile Manufacturing Company Pte Ltd
2006 Teo Chan Seng, Eddie, Singapore's High Commissioner, Canberra, Australia
2003 Norian Mai, Inspector-General of Royal Malaysia Police[citation needed]
2003 Cham Tao Soon, University Distinguished Professor, President's Office, Nanyang Technological University
2002 Andrew Chew Guan Khuan, Chairman, Public Service Commission
2002 Yeo Ning Hong, Chairman, PSA Corporation
2001 Lee Seng Wee, Chairman, OCBC Ltd, Prime Minister's Office
2001 Alan F C Choe, Ex-Chairman, SDC and chairman, Sentosa Cove Pte Ltd, Ministry of Trade and Industry
2000 Lim Pin, Vice-chancellor, NUS and Prof, Dept of Medicine, NUS, Ministry of Education
2000 Lim Chong Yah, Chairman, National Wages Council, Ministry of Manpower
2000 Lee Ek Tieng, Group managing director, GIC Private Limited and Deputy chairman, MAS, Ministry of Finance
1999 Haji Ya'akub, Commissioner of Police of the Royal Brunei Police
1999 Chan Sek Keong, Attorney-General, Attorney-General's Chambers
1999 Ngiam Tong Dow, Chairman, HDB and CPF Board, Ministry of Finance
1990 Tommy Koh, academic, Dean of the Faculty of Law, Ambassador[citation needed]
1990 Lee Khoon Choy, author, artist, politician, Senior Minister of State and ambassador[citation needed]
1978 Tan Boon Teik, Attorney-General of Singapore[citation needed]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "President confers Distinguished Service Order on Malaysia's top cop". The Straits Times. 16 April 2019. Archived from the original on 5 May 2019. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
  2. ^ a b "National Day Awards 2018". Retrieved 22 July 2019.
  3. ^ "Another feather in the cap for SMU chairman". Archived from the original on 19 July 2019. Retrieved 19 July 2019.
  4. ^ "Fitting end to ex-envoy's 40 years of public service". Archived from the original on 19 July 2019. Retrieved 19 July 2019.
  5. ^ "National Day Awards 2016". Retrieved 22 July 2019.
  6. ^ a b c d e f "National Day Awards". Retrieved 22 July 2019.
  7. ^ "National Day Awards 2014" (PDF). The Straits Times. Archived (PDF) from the original on 1 May 2015. Retrieved 16 October 2014.
  8. ^ "S'pore President confers Distinguished Service Order on Indonesian police chief". Archived from the original on 9 December 2014. Retrieved 22 November 2013.
  9. ^ "RBPF chief gets top Singapore honour". Archived from the original on 13 November 2014. Retrieved 22 November 2013.
  10. ^ "Malaysian police chief conferred Distinguished Service Order". www.msn.com. Archived from the original on 5 May 2012. Retrieved 22 November 2013.
  11. ^ "National Day awards". Archived from the original on 9 March 2012. Retrieved 22 July 2019.

External linksEdit

Official website