28 Mar '15, 11pm

Singapore

Singapore is bidding farewell to its founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, who died on Monday aged 91. Despite torrential rain, tens of thousands lined the streets to view the funeral procession carrying Mr Lee's coffin through the city-state. A state funeral then took place attended by world leaders, ahead of a private family cremation ceremony. About 1.5m people paid tribute to Mr Lee at sites around the country this week the government said. In his eulogy, Mr Lee's son, the current Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, said his father had "lived and breathed Singapore all his life". "The light that has guided us all these years has been extinguished," he said. Crowds lined the entire funeral route through the city despite pouring rain The funeral procession began on Sunday at 12:30 (04:30 GMT) as Mr Lee's body was taken from Parliament House on a gun carriage. A 21-gun salute...

Full article: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-32102686

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