27 Mar '15, 2am

update: Waiting time to pay respects to Mr #LeeKuanYew is now 8 hours

update: Waiting time to pay respects to Mr #LeeKuanYew is now 8 hours

SINGAPORE - As the queue to get into the Parliament House to pay last respects to Mr Lee Kuan Yew swelled on Friday, authorities are asking the public to visit community sites islandwide instead. As of 2pm on Friday, the waiting time was eight hours for people in the burgeoning queue. The public are "strongly advised not to join the queue at the Padang", said the Remembering Lee Kuan Yew website . There are 18 community sites in different parts of Singapore, including at community centres, the People's Association headquarters and the Botanic Gardens. Here is a map of all the community sites. Ten centres are operating for 24 hours: 1. Tanjong Pagar Community Club, 101 Cantonment Road. 2. Hong Lim Park, next to Telok Ayer Hong Lim Green Community Centre, 20 Upper Pickering Street. 3. Open space @ Bedok Town Centre, in front of 209 New Upper Changi Road, Singapore 460209. Th...

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