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Watch highlights of State Funeral of Mr Lee Kuan Yew online
MediaCorp broadcasted Farewell to Lee Kuan Yew, our live coverage of the State Funeral of Singapore’s first Prime Minister, yesterday afternoon. In response to overwhelming requests from the public, we are showing highlights of the proceedings on http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/specialreports/rememberingleekuanyew/videos, toggle.sg and the Toggle app.
The highlights on video include the procession of the gun carriage bearing Mr Lee’s body along an estimated 15.4km route from Parliament House to University Cultural Centre (UCC), National University of Singapore, passing significant landmarks in the city and heartland areas and crowds who had gathered to bid Mr Lee farewell. These are followed by videos of the State Funeral at the UCC, during which ten eulogies were delivered and a moment of silence was observed.
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