Singapore, Indonesia Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. SINGAPORE: Singaporeans struggle to contain emotions during funeral procession of LKYRead the original story

    Saturday | Asia News Network

    Crowds that had lined the streets hours before Lee Kuan Yew's state funeral procession was scheduled to begin, braving the heavy downpour, struggled to contain their emotions as the cortege passed them by. They cheered, clapped and chanted the name of Singapore's first Prime Minister as the procession went by.

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  2. Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew, Korea's Park Chung-Hee -- Two...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Forbes.com

    I have reported from Asia since covering the "Year of Living Dangerously" in Indonesia, 1965-66, and the war in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos in the late 1960s-early 1970s for newspapers and magazines, including the Chicago Tribune and the old Washington Star. I also wrote two books from that period, "Wider War: the Struggle for Cambodia, Thailand and Laos" and "Tell it to the Dead."

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  3. Singaporeans struggle to contain emotions during funeral procession of Mr Lee Kuan YewRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Straits Times

    Members of the public line the streets to pay their respects as Singapore's founding father Mr Lee Kuan Yew's body leaves the Parliament House for the University Cultural Centre on March 29, 2015. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN Members of the public pay their last respects to the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew as the cortege drives past.

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    Saturday | Bangkok Post

    The coffin bearer party is now outside Parliament House, loading the coffin onto a gun carriage - a legacy of British colonial rule. Four armed contingents from Singapore's military and police forces will lead the funeral procession.

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  5. Singapore holds Lee Kuan Yew funeralRead the original story

    Saturday | The Daily Star

    Despite torrential rain, thousands are lining the streets to view the funeral procession carrying Lee's coffin from parliament, where it has been lying in state, across the city. More than half a million people - 12 percent of Singaporean citizens - visited Parliament House to see Lee's coffin, while at least 850,000 others went to community sites to pay tribute.

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  6. Singapore Turns Out for Lee Kuan Yew's FuneralRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Wall Street Journal

    In Singapore, people line the streets in the rain waiting for the start of the State Funeral Procession for the Lee Kuan Yew on March 29, 2015 in Singapore. SINGAPORE-Singaporean leaders and dozens of foreign dignitaries gathered Sunday to bid a final farewell to Lee Kuan Yew, the country's founding prime minister , in a grand funeral ceremony with scale and pageantry unprecedented for this island city-state.

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  7. Lee Kuan Yew's funeral procession beginsRead the original story

    Saturday | Nerve News

    The funeral procession of Singapore's founder prime minister Lee Kuan Yew has started on Sunday. Lee died at the age of 91 on Monday after a long battle with pneumonia.

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  8. Singaporeans bid final farewell to founding father LeeRead the original story

    Saturday | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    Tens of thousands of people braved heavy rain and lined the streets of Singapore on Sunday to catch a last glimpse of founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew as his funeral procession wound through the country he helped build. Booms from a 21-gun salute reverberated around the country's business district, fighter jets flew overhead in a "missing man" formation and two navy ships near the marina made an 'L' 'K' 'Y' signal with their flags as Lee's coffin was taken by gun carriage from the country's parliament to his state funeral.

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  9. Lee Kuan Yew makes final journey across SingaporeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Star Online

    Members of the public wait in the rain for the passing of the funeral procession of the late Lee Kuan Yew in Singapore, 29 March 2015. EPA SINGAPORE - Singapore's founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew has embarked on his final journey through Singapore.

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  10. Tight security for Lee funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Reuters

    NO REPORTER NARRATION Security was tight in Singapore on Sunday ahead of the funeral procession for former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew. Lee's funeral procession will begin at about 12.30 pm and cover 15.4 km to the National University of Singapore, where funeral services will be held.

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  11. Singapore Bids Farewell To Longtime LeaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | LBC 97.3

    Thousands of Singaporeans and world leaders are lining the streets to pay their respects to the country's founding prime minister. Lee Kuan Yew, who served as prime minister for 31 years, died on Monday at the age of 91. He had been suffering from pneumonia.

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  12. Thousands turn out to farewell to Singapore's Lee Kuan YewRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | ABC News

    Thousands of people have braved heavy rains to line Singapore's streets for a final farewell to founding leader Lee Kuan Yew, who will receive a rare 21-gun salute before a state funeral attended by world dignitaries. Officials said more than 450,000 people had paid their last respects to the 91-year-old, who served as prime minister for 31 years, before his public wake ended in parliament on Saturday night.

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  13. Residents in heartlands make plans to commemorate Mr Lee Kuan YewRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Straits Times

    They may not live in areas where Mr Lee Kuan Yew's state funeral procession is scheduled to pass through, but members of the public in other heartlands are commemorating the day's event in their own way. The Lee family, who live in Toa Payoh, are dressed in black as a "mark of respect" to Singapore's first prime minister.

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  14. On the streets for Lee's funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Newsday

    Heavy rain and a gun salute have marked the beginning of the funeral of Singapore's founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew. The BBC's team in Singapore has been on the streets talking to people who have turned out for one of the biggest public events the country has ever seen.

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  15. LKY's final journey through SingaporeRead the original story

    Saturday | Asia News Network

    The endless queue of visitors lining up to pay their respects to the country's founding Prime Minister was finally closed last night, setting the stage for Singapore to give Lee Kuan Yew a final farewell today. Some 1,000 Singapore Armed Forces servicemen were deployed to clear the Padang.

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  16. SINGAPORE: Dignitaries pay their respects, hail Lee Kuan Yew's legaciesRead the original story

    Saturday | Asia News Network

    Dignitaries singled out Singapore's corruption-free society, education system and the Government's succession planning for praise yesterday, saying these were the legacies of founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew. They were speaking to reporters at Parliament House, after paying their respects to Lee yesterday, the last day of the lying in state.

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  17. Singapore bids farewell to Lee Kuan Yew in elaborate funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Cybercast News Service

    Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, center, is accompanied by Ho Ching, right, wife of Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, second left, as he pays his respects to the late Lee Kuan Yew, Saturday, March 28, 2015, in Singapore. Lee, 91, died Monday at Singapore General Hospital after more than a month of battling severe pneumonia.

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  18. Chew gum? I came to S'pore to escape corruption, injustice & dirty waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Malaysia Chronicle

    It must be nice to judge from afar a grieving and poorly understood nation that is often confused with China. As Singapore came to terms this week with the loss of a titan, the country also came under scrutiny, a great deal of which was admiring in a back-handed way.

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  19. Members of the public wait in the rain for the passing of the funeral ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | South China Morning Post

    Members of the public wait in the rain for the passing of the funeral procession of late Lee Kuan Yew in Singapore, 29 March 2015. Photo: EPA Thousands of people today lined the streets of Singapore ahead of the state funeral of the nation state's first premier, Lee Kuan Yew, who died on Monday at the age of 91. Crowds braved torrential rain to witness Lee's final 15-kilometre journey, from Singapore's Parliament House to the University Cultural Centre at the National University of Singapore, where a state funeral will take place this afternoon.

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  20. Showers across various parts along Mr Lee Kuan Yew's funeral procession routeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Straits Times

    Members of the public line the streets near the Parliament House to pay their respect as Mr Lee Kuan Yew's body leaves the Parliament House for the University Cultural Centre on March 29, 2015. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN People waiting in the rain for the state funeral procession at Esplanade Bridge on March 29, 2015.

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