25 Mar '15, 2am

Singapore founder Lee lies in state

Thousands of people in Singapore are queuing to pay tribute to late statesman Lee Kuan Yew as he lies in state in parliament. His body was moved by gun carriage on Wednesday morning from his official residence and through the city. Mr Lee, who died in hospital on Monday aged 91, led the city-state to independence and served as its prime minister for 31 years. Singapore is observing a week of mourning ahead of Sunday's funeral. A new breed of orchid named after Lee Kuan Yew is displayed by his coffin in Parliament House Huge queues have formed in the area around Parliament House Mr Lee's body has been resting at the Istana - the compound which houses the president's official residence and the prime minister's office - for a private family mourning period. Thousands have already left flowers and message at its gates and signed books of condolence. His flag-draped coffin, acc...

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