Lee Kuan Yew
1923 - 2015
SINGAPORE - The queue for Mr Lee Kuan Yew's lying in state at the Parliament house has been temporarily closed for the safety and well-being of those in line.
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 - The Singapore Armed Forces will join the nation to bid farewell to former prime...
SINGAPORE - All train services, both MRT and LRT, will operate overnight on Friday, at frequencies...
- The Straits Times WATCH: Further scenes from the Padang as the queue to see #LeeKuanYew is temporarily closed. t.co/POfhZG51mr t.co/XBbc4UbCVi
- The Straits Times VIDEO: Queue temporarily closed for safety and well-being of those already in line #LeeKuanYew t.co/POfhZG51mr t.co/2LilQiGcn4
- ST Sports Desk RT @STsportsdesk: Swimmers from Swimfast Aquatic Club pay tribute to #LeeKuanYew today. #RememberingLKY #RIPLKY t.co/PfV8oN79VX
- The Straits Times The #Padang is full and not accepting anymore people. #LeeKuanYew t.co/leoaC7FctJ t.co/7bJwCG80UC
- The Straits Times Decal Singapore is handing out free wearable decals for people in the queue. #LeeKuanYew t.co/leoaC7FctJ t.co/UmIwT054HS
- The Straits Times Queue within the queue. People paying their last respects to #LeeKuanYew are also lining up at the portable toilets. t.co/iPcXQvjkE6
- The Straits Times Road closures on Sunday for state funeral of Mr #LeeKuanYew t.co/UmS1sIpcAY t.co/1MSpPP9QZq
- The Straits Times The crowds are back. Here is the view of the queue at 9pm from Swissotel. #LeeKuanYew t.co/leoaC7FctJ t.co/1O5D6NefpB
- The Straits Times #Britain's Queen, PM Cameron send letters of condolence over death of Mr #LeeKuanYew t.co/v8Mw2lq8GK t.co/8YJNnViPyd
- The Straits Times Philippine President Benigno Aquino signs #LeeKuanYew's condolence book at embassy in #Manila t.co/qOQsdzOhYP t.co/oKk03FfWkS
SINGAPORE - The Singapore Armed Forces will join the nation to bid farewell to former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew on Sunday, giving him "the highest honours" on land, air and sea.
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