Mr Lee’s final journey
In the end, it all boiled down to four simple words: "Thank you, Mr Lee." After nearly 2-1/2 hours of heartfelt eulogies at a moving state funeral service at the University Cultural Centre (UCC), those four words summed up the thoughts of the 10 speakers, at times personal, poetic or profound.
The late Mr Lee Kuan Yew had developed Parkinson's disease three years ago which severely limited his mobility, said his only daughter Lee Wei Ling at the family's private cremation service.
Mr Lee Kuan Yew's family said farewell to him on Sunday evening, in an emotional ceremony at Mandai Crematorium.
SINGAPORE - Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Sunday shared personal insights about what it was like to be the son of Mr Lee Kuan Yew, a great leader but also a father figure who cared about him deeply.
SINGAPORE - Crowds that had lined the streets hours before Mr Lee Kuan Yew's state funeral procession was scheduled to begin, braving the heavy downpour, struggled to contain their emotions as the cortege passed them by.
His grandfather showed him he could make a difference and do it "with your head held high...
Mr Lee Kuan Yew loved his role as a doting grandfather, said Li Shengwu, one of the grandsons of...
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SINGAPORE - Passengers walked along the train tracks of the Bukit Panjang LRT after service was disrupted on Monday evening.
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