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Tens of thousands of mourners braved torrential rain, howitzers fired a 21-gun salute and jet fighters screamed across the sky Sunday as Singapore staged a grand farewell for its founding leader Lee Kuan Yew.
 

Trade unionist G. Muthukumarasamy thanked Lee Kuan Yew for increasing the income of the Indian community in his eulogy for Singapore's founding father on Sunday.
 

The “Missing Man” formation by the Republic of Singapore Air Force's Black Knights, one of the most anticipated elements of the state funeral procession for Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, was not performed on Sunday.
Singapore Air Force not able to perform formation during funeral

 

Tens of thousands of Singaporeans undeterred by heavy rains lined a 15 kilometer (9 mile) route through the Southeast Asian city-state to witness an elaborate funeral procession Sunday for longtime leader Lee Kuan Yew.
Singapore bids farewell to Lee Kuan Yew in elaborate funeral

 

More than 415,000 people, equivalent to over 12 percent of Singapore's citizens, have visited parliament to pay their respects to former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, officials said Saturday.
 

SINGAPORE - Overwhelmed by the huge crowds who have turned out to pay respects to founding leader Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore tried Friday to discourage citizens from joining the queues but many said they were undeterred by the up to 10-hour wait.
Singapore overwhelmed by huge crowds mourning Lee

 

Singaporeans stood in silence Wednesday as Lee Kuan Yew's coffin traveled on a ceremonial gun carriage a short distance from the presidential palace to parliament, where thousands waited for hours to pay respects to the city-state's founder before a funeral this weekend.
Lee lies in state as Singaporeans bid farewell

 

To call Lee Kuan Yew my friend would not be quite right. More accurately, we were colleagues. I don't think he had many friends, because he was so focused on doing what was good for the nation, and that would require him sometimes to act against his friends. If he was too friendly with anyone, that could color his decision, so he was very careful.
 

When all is said and done, my father has led a rich, meaningful and purposeful life
A man who lived life with no regrets

 

Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has paid tribute to Singapore former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew in a eulogy published in the Washington Post.
Knowing Lee 'one of the great blessings of my life': Kissinger

 

Singapore's population is less than 0.5 percent of China's, but its founding father Lee Kuan Yew wielded significant weight with the Asian giant as model, adviser, critic and geopolitical realist.
 

Singapore was plunged into mourning and world leaders united in tribute Monday after the death of Lee Kuan Yew, the iron-fisted politician who transformed a colonial backwater into a world financial center.
Singapore mourns as first PM Lee dies

 

Lee Kuan Yew, one of the commanding figures of Asia's post-war economic rise, was an authoritarian leader who transformed Singapore from a sleepy British imperial outpost into a global trading and financial center.
Lee Kuan Yew: feared founder of modern Singapore

 

Lee Kuan Yew brought prosperity to Singapore with an authoritarian system designed to outlast him, but that legacy may be ill-suited for the 21st-century challenges facing the tropical city-state.
Lee's style may no longer fit modern Singapore

 
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