Funeral procession to pass through historical landmarksMr Lee Kuan Yew's State Funeral procession to pass significant markersFrom Istana to Parliament HouseNational mourning: The public phaseMr Lee Kuan Yew: His life and times, 1923-2015
The State Funeral Procession from Parliament House to University Cultural Centre tomorrow (March 29) will go past significant landmarks representing notable milestones in founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew’s personal and political journey. These include his imprint on a unique way of managing labour relations, rooting out corruption and bringing Singapore’s education system to world-class standards. Others stand as monuments that witnessed numerous historic political moments, such as the Republic’s founding.
15.4km route will start from Old Parliament House, pass old HDB estates to service at NUS
In pictures, the first day of the public mourning phase for the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew
The casket bearing the body of former Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew will leave Sri Temasek at the Istana today (March 25) and move to Parliament House, where the public can pay their last respects, to lie in state for four days. The route, running about 2km, will pass through Bras Basah and North Bridge Road.
The casket bearing the body of former Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew will leave Sri Temasek at the Istana today (March 25) and move to Parliament House, where the public can pay their last respects, to lie in state for four days. The route, running about 2km, will pass through Bras Basah and North Bridge Road.

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Funeral procession to pass through historical landmarks

The State Funeral Procession from Parliament House to University Cultural Centre tomorrow (March 29) will go past significant landmarks representing notable milestones in founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew’s personal and political journey. These include his imprint on a unique way of managing labour relations, rooting out corruption and bringing Singapore’s education system to world-class standards. Others stand as monuments that witnessed numerous historic political moments, such as the Republic’s founding.

World leaders attending the funeral

Leaders from all corners of the globe will be in town to attend the State Funeral tomorrow, signifying the respect for Mr Lee's efforts in nation building and his role as a senior statesman. Here are some of the delegation heads who will be at the funeral.

National mourning: The public phase

The casket bearing the body of former Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew will leave Sri Temasek at the Istana today (March 25) and move to Parliament House, where the public can pay their last respects, to lie in state for four days. The route, running about 2km, will pass through Bras Basah and North Bridge Road.

More S’poreans overseas, but brain drain concerns dissipate

While much attention of late has been focused on the inflow of foreigners to the Republic’s shores, its diaspora has been steadily growing year on year: As of last year, 212,000 Singaporeans were living overseas, compared with 157,800 in 2004, increasing by more than a third over the past decade.

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