Singapore’s founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew recently passed away, and casinos in Singapore and other places will be closed for a certain period of time. Lee Kuan Yew’s state funeral will take place on Sunday afternoon, during which casinos will be closed and paid their respects. Resort World Sentosa will be closed from 2-6 p.m., and Marina Bay Sands will be closed for the same time. Closures are subject to regulatory approval.
The funeral ceremony, which begins at 12:30 p.m. before the funeral ceremony begins, will be covered through the broadcast, and will travel 15.4 kilometers before arriving at the funeral site, and the funeral will be held from 2 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. After the funeral, the prime minister will move to the Mandai crematorium for cremation, and the cremation will be held behind closed doors.
Lee Kuan Yew received much respect from his compatriots and the international community, and he was affectionately known as the “Lion King” to many citizens.”