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CASINOS TO CLOSE ON SUNDAY AS A SIGN OF RESPECT TO LKY

The Resorts World Sentosa and Marina Bay Sands announced that their casinos will be shut between 2PM and 6PM on Sunday, 29th March, as a mark of respect to the late Lee Kuan Yew. RWS will also suspend most business operations in its other attractions, including Universal Studios Singapore, S.E.A. Aquarium, Adventure Cove Waterpark, and restaurants and rooms for 5 minutes between 2PM to 2.05PM. The TVs in its premises will screen the live telecast of LKY's state funeral.

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LKY’S STATE FUNERAL: WHAT TO EXPECT ON SUNDAY

The state funeral of the late Lee Kuan Yew will commence on Sunday, 12.30PM, and cover a distance of 15.4KM to the University Cultural Center at the National University of Singapore where a funeral service will take place from 2PM to 5.15PM.

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21-GUN SALUTE FOR FOUNDING FATHER MR LEE KUAN YEW ON SUNDAY

The SAF will bid Mr Lee our final farewell with the highest honours. As the gun carriage carries Mr Lee’s body from Parliament House, there will be a 21-gun salute fired by four ceremonial 25-pounder guns as the procession journeys around the Padang. Four RSAF Black Knights will also salute Mr Lee as his body passes City Hall with a "Missing Man" formation where one Black Knight breaks off. As Mr Lee’s body crosses the Esplanade Bridge, Patrol Vessels RSS Dauntless and RSS Resilience will conduct a ceremonial sailpast off the Marina Barrage as our final salute.

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TAXI UNCLE OFFERS FREE MIDNIGHT RIDES TO THOSE WHO PAID RESPECT TO LKY

Probably one of the nicest taxi uncle I've met. He was telling me that Mr Lee has given so much for this country, consider this as us giving it back to him. He told me that he put up this sign because he knew that SMRT would not be offering 24 hours service hence, he's going to take 4 hours of his time from 12-4 am, going to and fro the parliament house to offer free taxi rides home to those who went to pay their respect to Lee Kuan Yew.

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WHAT TO EXPECT IF YOU INTEND TO QUEUE UP FOR LKY’S FUNERAL

I think the organisation for the mourners were fantastic, of course safety is always placed first priority. This is followed by consideration for the comfort of the mourners, especially under the hot sun. All along the way, the personnel deployed were friendly and helpful. Water and snacks were handed out on various points along the path. Medical evac points were also spotted along the way. Kudos to the ops planners. It was a hot day but your plan was really smooth and well-run. Cheers!

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THOSE WHO DISRESPECT LEE KUAN YEW SHOULD BE PUNISHED BY THE AUTHORITIES

I have heard many disrespectful jokes and opinions regarding Mr Lee Kuan Yew over the past few weeks. With his death, let all Singaporeans stop tolerating such disrespectful comments made against Mr Lee and take the individuals who make them to task, by raising the issue with the relevant authorities or the individuals' respective professional or governing bodies.

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