25 Mar '15, 2am

Singapore's founder Lee Kuan Yew's body moved to parliament to lie in state

A huge queue has formed in central Singapore as thousands wait to pay tribute to late statesman Lee Kuan Yew lying in state in parliament. As of 15:00 local time (07:00 BST), the waiting time was eight hours. Officials are discouraging people from joining the queue but said the viewing will now be open 24 hours. Mr Lee, who died on Monday aged 91, was Singapore's prime minister for 31 years and is seen as its founding father. His funeral is on Sunday. Singapore is observing a week of mourning for his death. The viewing will end on Saturday night and his body will be moved the next day to a cultural centre for the funeral. Many stood in the hot sun, shielding themselves with umbrellas, as they waited to enter Parliament House Officials said in a statement they were taken aback by the "overwhelming response" from the public. The viewing was meant to end at 20:00 local time b...

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