LEE KUAN YEW: SINGAPORE SET FOR FUNERAL PROCESSION

LEE KUAN YEW IS HUGELY RESPECTED IN THE REGION SINGAPORE IS BIDDING FAREWELL TO ITS FOUNDING PRIME MINISTER LEE KUAN YEW, WHO DIED ON MONDAY AGED 91.

MORE THAN 415,000 PEOPLE, OR 12 OF SINGAPOREAN CITIZENS, VISITED PARLIAMENT HOUSE TO SEE MR LEE'S COFFIN, WHILE AT LEAST 850,000 OTHERS WENT TO COMMUNITY SITES TO PAY TRIBUTE.

Lee Kuan Yew is hugely respected in the region Singapore is bidding farewell to its founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, who died on Monday aged 91.
More than 415,000 people, or 12 of Singaporean citizens, visited Parliament House to see Mr Lee's coffin, while at least 850,000 others went to community sites to pay tribute.
Two Singaporean navy vessels will conduct a sail-past of the Marina Bay barrage - the massive water conservation project spearheaded by Mr Lee.

Singapore is bidding farewell to its founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, who died on Monday aged 91. A funeral procession will carry Mr Lee's coffin from parliament, where it has been lying in state in parliament- across...

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