In Lees death, Singapore efficiency shines through

March 25, 2015 12:20 PM

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SINGAPORE: Singapore is internationally renowned for its efficient organisation, and planning around the death of the city-state's first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, is no exception.

Within a few hours of his death at 3:18 am on Monday the government had confirmed the traffic arrangements for his state funeral and sent out invitations. Community centres around the country had glossy photo exhibitions of the former leader ready to roll out.

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