Sweltering heat, meandering queues dont hold back crowds
SINGAPORE ��� The sweltering heat, the meandering queues that never seemed to end, the warnings from the authorities that waiting times were as long as eight hours ��� none of this held back the tens of thousands that went to Parliament House today .
Over 300 Hong Leong Group employees join queue to pay respects to Mr Lee.
They walked from the groups headquarters in Republic Plaza in Raffles Place to join the long queue leading to Parliament House, where Mr Lees body is lying in state. Carrying stalks of white flower, the employees braved the afternoon heat as they.
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Three-hour wait? No problem says family who paid their last respects to Mr Lee.
Even though some people cut the queue, people did not seem to mind, he said. Seven undergraduates from the Singapore Institute of Management joined the long queues at about 3pm on Wednesday. They finally entered Parliament House at about 7pm .
More cleaners, bins deployed as rubbish piles up along.
More cleaners, bins deployed as rubbish piles up along queue to Parliament House. TODAY reports: The availability of free drinks and snacks for those waiting to pay their respects to the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew are causing��.
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OF all the things United States visitors in Europe can do and see, there are three which seem to have the greatest appeal year after year. These are (1) listening to a debate during a regular session of Parliament in London; (2) attending a papal audience at the Vatican or the Popes summer residence; (3) visiting a fashion show staged by one of Paris world-famous couturiers.
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Grieving Singaporeans pay respects to Lee Kuan Yew
QUEUE FOR LKY. Members of the public queue to pay their respects to Singapores late former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew near Parliament House where he will lie in state for public viewing ahead of his funeral in��.
My Final Respect to Lee Kuan Yew at Parliament House.
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Public strongly advised not to join Parliament House queue as crowds swell.
SINGAPORE - Members of the public are strongly advised not to join the queue at Parliament House to pay their last respects to Mr Lee Kuan Yew, said an updated statement at 8am, Friday, March 27. They are urged to wait for further updates. As at 5am on .
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MediaCorps Zoe Tay, Xiang Yun and Zheng Geping among celebs spotted in.
MediaCorp celebrities Zoe Tay, Hong Hui Fang, Xiang Yun, Chen Hanwei, Zheng Geping were among the thousands of people waiting in the queue to pay their last respects to the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew. In an interview with Channel NewsAsia, Zoe Tay said: .
Centrelink plus Australia Post equals one hell of a long queue
People hate queues. Theres always that one person who talks just a little too loudly about their personal life. Then theres the neck-breather who cant seem to grasp the notion of personal space. Theyre always standing just a little too close to you.. At this point it is usually just before the office closes, and you have to go home and come back the next day... That is external to the Official mail services that exist in parliament house for parliament house business.
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Good Samaritans: Businesses offer free drinks to those in Lee Kuan Yew queue
SINGAPORE: As queues to Parliament House, where the body of the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew is lying in state, continue to grow, some eateries along the way are putting business interests aside to offer liquid respite for those waiting in the hot, humid weather.
Condolence boards set up at Istana, Parliament House for last tributes to Mr.
Similar condolence boards will be set up in front of Parliament House from noon on Monday until Sunday, said a statement from the Prime Ministers Office on Monday. People who wish to leave flowers for Mr Lee can also do so at these two areas.
Capping and culling the migration queue ��� Inside Story
Introducing the bill in the House of Representatives, the parliamentary secretary for multicultural affairs, Laurie Ferguson, said it would give the minister ���greater power to effectively manage the migration program��� by dealing��.
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Hats off in Parliament #politics - The Flaneur
Back in the queue for the House of Lords the policeman slowed slightly as he went on his way somewhere and said, as though he was a 19th century town crier announcing a new government policy,. Hats off in Parliament!.
Foreign Affairs; Frances Crisis -- Shadow and Substance
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Huge queues in Singapore to view Lee | OnlyDailyNews.com
Members of the public queue to pay their last respects to founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Many stood in the hot sun, shielding themselves with umbrellas, as they waited to enter Parliament House. A huge queue has formed��.
Queues ease on second day for mourners waiting to pay respects to Mr Lee.
SINGAPORE - The crowds waiting to pay their respects to Mr Lee Kuan Yew eased on Thursday, the second day that the late founding Prime Minister lay in state at the Parliamant House. The estimated waiting time as at 10am was 1.5 hours. Ms Maureen .
Community tribute sites for Mr Lee Kuan Yew remain popular even as thousands.
For Madam Ramairthan Muthukrishnan, 72, Mr Lee Kuan Yew was more than just the nations founding father - he was also the man who helped her family own a home of their own. The retiree had wanted to join the queue at Parliament House, but could not .
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Lee Kuan Yews death will set the people free | The Online.
Lee Kuan Yew isnt the policeman walking around or the MPs in Parliament, hes gone, the system is still around. This isnt a. Alan still queuing ah? TOC is not quite the same without your trenchant insights and masterful analyses! liangjwc1. The waiting time in the queue is reported to be 8 hours long���.BLJ must be still in the queue, so quiet here. Just keep.. You want curry rice to be delivered to your home or the Sim Lim Kopitiam as you indicate earlier? Well, as i��.
News Clips: Members of public queue overnight to pay.
Compared to the crowd on Wednesday, when queues to Parliament House reached as far as Fort Canning and Boat Quay, the overnight queues were relatively shorter and fast moving. Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT)��.
BRITAIN IS BUYING 10 U. S. AIRLINERS; Cabinet Lets B.O.A.C. Order DC-7Cs Until Domestic Britannia Is Ready
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(Lee Kuan Yew 1923-2015) Overwhelming display of.
The queue of several kilometers starts at the Padang, an open field in Singapores downtown, crosses a park and snakes along the Singapore River to Parliament House. Dozens of tents have been erected in the Padang to��.
Police advise against joining queues to Parliament House
SINGAPORE ��� With waiting times to pay their final respects to the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew at Parliament House stretching as long as eight hours, the police have advised members of the public against joining the queues. As the authorities extended.
25% OF BRITISH ILLS ARE LAID TO QUEUES
LONDON, March 1 (Reuter)-- More than 10,000,000 British housewives wait on an average of one hour a day in queues outside or inside 600,000 food shops. According to the medical experts at least 25 per cent of the common ailments afflicting the British public during the winter are directly attributable to lowered vitality caused prominently by queuing.. Brit med experts attribute 25% of pub ills to queuing
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8-hour queue expected at Parliament House: Public advised not to join now
. 25 is 8 hours, according to a statement from the state funeral organising committee. Members of the public are advised not to join the queue now and to check www.rememberingleekuanyew.sg and www.facebook.com/rememberingleekuanyew for updates.
Lying in state now open 24 hours until Saturday, 8pm
The Straits Times had reported that the queue went past Fullerton Hotel and OUB Plaza, reaching Boat Quay around 12pm. The police said security screening stations have been set up at the Promenade next to Parliament House for the Lying in State.
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As we passed the houses of parliament I noticed a queue of 5 or 6 vehicles waiting to leave the premises but being prevented from doing so by a couple of cops until wed all passed by (this put a smile on my face). We were��.
People queuing to pay last respect - The title of your home.
Lee Kuan Yew - People queuing to pay last respect. I made a trip down to the Padang and Parliament House to take some photos on the people turning up to pay their last respect to LKY. The photos run in sequence from the��.
Mr Lee Kuan Yew : Lying in State @ Parliament House (25.
Due to overwhelming queues at the Parliament House where the waiting time is 8 hours to pay our last respect, the Lying In State timing has been extended to 24 hours till Saturday, 28 March 8pm. There is no need to rush��.
4pm Friday update: 9-hour waiting time at Parliament House; public urged to.
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 5pm on Friday, the waiting time was 10 hours for .
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Boris Nemtsovs funeral takes place in Moscow as EU.
The Polish foreign ministry said its Senate speaker, Bogdan Borusewicz, was refused entry by Moscow in reprisal for EU sanctions against Russias upper house of parliament speaker, Valentina Matviyenko. The Latvian MEP Sandra Kalniete told Agence France-Presse she. The queue of those waiting to pay their respects on an icy Moscow morning stretched for hundreds of metres along the road. Inside the room, people were ushered past the open coffin as close��.
PM Lee Greets Singaporeans Queuing up to Pay their.
Singaporeans have flocked to Parliament house to pay their respects to Lee Kuan Yew and it is reported that the long queues are over 8 hours long while visiting hours have been extended to 24 hours a day until Saturday.
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Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, front, and Singapores Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, rear, greet school children as they enter the Marble Hall of Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012.
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More cleaners, bins deployed as rubbish piles up along queue to Parliament.
On Thursday (Mar 26), rubbish piled up along various parts of the queue to Parliament House - where Mr Lees body is lying in state - despite an army of cleaners being deployed on the ground. Although rubbish bins were readily available - at some.
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Crowds urged to visit community tribute sites
Those looking to go to Parliament House to pay their respects at the lying-in-state of the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew are strongly advised to visit the community tribute sites around the island instead. This is because there is a waiting time of about eight.
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bbc.com Singaporeans have been queuing for up to eight hours to view the body of Lee Kuan Yew, the former prime minister, which lies in state in the citys Parliament House. Officials were taken aback by what they called an overwhelming response by.
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