10 tribute centres open 24 hours

Ten of the 18 community tribute centres set up islandwide to allow people to pay their respects to Lee Kuan Yew will operate round the clock until Sunday.

As of 9pm on Wednesday, about 220,000 people have visited the community sites, which opened in batches in the last few days.

The centres will screen a live telecast of Sunday's state funeral at the National University of Singapore's University Cultural Centre at 2pm.

The 10 centres that will be operating for 24 hours are:

Tanjong Pagar Community Club, 101 Cantonment Road.

Hong Lim Park, next to Telok Ayer Hong Lim Green Community Centre, 20 Upper Pickering Street.

Open space @ Bedok Town Centre, in front of 209 New Upper Changi Road. The space is outside the Sheng Siong Supermarket.

Tampines Community Plaza, 10 Tampines Central 1. This is in front of Tampines 1 mall.

Kovan Hub, 206 Hougang Street 21; near Heartland Mall.

Ang Mo Kio Central Stage @ Ang Mo Kio Town Centre. The stage is between 712 and 709, Ang Mo Kio Avenue 8.

Hardcourt at 749, Yishun Street 72.

Woodlands Civic Centre open space, 900 South Woodlands Drive.

Hardcourt opposite Choa Chu Kang MRT Station, Choa Chu Kang Loop.

Canopy (the pavilion between JCube shopping centre and Jurong Regional Library), Jurong East Street 13.

This article by The Straits Times was published in MyPaper, a free, bilingual newspaper published by Singapore Press Holdings.