Lee Kuan Yew
1923 - 2015
Some 1.2 million people have paid their last respects to Mr Lee at Parliament House and community sites, as the public mourning period comes to an end.
Public 'strongly advised' not to join Parliament House queue as crowds swell Friday; visit community sites insteadSINGAPORE - Members of the public are strongly advised not to join the queue at Parliament House to pay their last respects to Mr Lee Kuan Yew, said an updated statement at 6am, Friday, March 27.
SINGAPORE - People continued to turn up overnight to join the queues outside Parliament House to pay their last respects to former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew.
SINGAPORE - The funeral service for the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew will be held at the University Cultural Centre, National University of Singapore, on Sunday, March 29, from 2pm to 5.15pm.
SINGAPORE - Ten of the 18 community tribute centres that were set up islandwide to allow people to pay their respects to Mr Lee Kuan Yew will operate round the clock from Wednesday to Sunday.
SINGAPORE - Former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew had taken Singapore from Third World to First, but the work is not done yet, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Wednesday night at a ceremony to pay tribute to the late leader.
The public will be able to pay their respects to Mr Lee Kuan Yew round the clock daily till 8pm on Saturday, as a massive queue formed around Parliament House and the civic district.
SINGAPORE - Mr Mark Soh and his family were prepared for a long wait to get to pay their last respects to the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew at Parliament House on March 25, but they didn't mind.
SINGAPORE - The choir of St John's College, Cambridge, sang the iconic National Day Parade song Home at the Lying in State on Wednesday as a tribute to the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew.
SINGAPORE- MRT train services will end later on Saturday night to cater to members of the public...
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- The Straits Times Soldiers begin clean up operations at Padang after queue to pay respect to #LeeKuanYew closes t.co/7K7eRXnb4a t.co/WLpqBBq5DV
- The Straits Times Volunteer trash collectors Ms Nora Neo & Mr Jay Lamkin cleaning up at the Padang #LeeKuanYew t.co/n8ebuRlsaQ t.co/DyULxdGhaN
- The Straits Times Snapshots of PM Lee visiting people in the Padang queue on Sat evening #LeeKuanYew t.co/n8ebuRlsaQ t.co/Di5Mjk27eO
- The Straits Times Over 3,000 foreign workers visited a #LeeKuanYew tribute corner at Tuas View Dormitory on Sat t.co/n8ebuRlsaQ t.co/B5gqLTMIdf
- The Straits Times Former MP Dr Tan Cheng Bock pays tribute to Mr #LeeKuanYew as 'true son of the soil' t.co/82GUNMd6ej t.co/LIG6pzOki4
- The Straits Times Bangladeshi workers in #Singapore hold memorial service for Mr #LeeKuanYew t.co/CqnC5b1W4J t.co/2K7eF357yr
- The Straits Times Trains, buses and land checkpoints to observe minute's silence for #LeeKuanYew's state funeral t.co/5tFv1y4QKI t.co/AweZbB9gby
- The Straits Times Army personnel dismantling the tents set up on the Padang field #LeeKuanYew t.co/njbgKYSAiC t.co/godffUlqIY
- The Straits Times The Padang crowd at 9pm waiting to pay their respects to Mr #LeeKuanYew in Parliament House t.co/njbgKYSAiC t.co/4AfLXRTKnb
- The Straits Times Get to know the 10 people delivering the eulogies for Mr #LeeKuanYew on Sunday t.co/m4ChEg5ul9 t.co/3xFOF8I33y
SINGAPORE- Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong posted on his Facebook page a note of thanks to all the musicians presenting musical tributes at the Lying-in-State for Mr Lee Kuan Yew at Parliament House.
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