Singapore Pays Tribute as Lee Kuan Yew’s Body Lies in State

March 25, 2015 6:34 AM

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Singapore Pays Tribute as Lee Kuan Yew’s Body Lies in State

SINGAPORE—Lines stretched for more than two miles outside the Singapore Parliament Wednesday where the body of former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew was lying in state, as many took a day off work or school to pay tribute.

“I never had a chance to see him in real life. I want to send him on his last journey,” said Belinda Yap, 51, who had been in the queue at Parliament since around 8 a.m., more than two hours before Mr. Lee’s body arrived. “He is very important to me because without him I wouldn’t be where I am today...

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