Former Singapore prime minister Lee Kuan Yew died early Monday at the age of 91. Lee was Singapore’s leader from 1959 until 1990, but remained a highly influential figure and a strategist on the city state’s economy.
A vendor hands out a special edition of the local newspaper featuring the life of the late Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore, March 23, 2015.
Members of the public light candles to form the acronym "R. I. P." at a local community club, Singapore, March 23, 2015.
Mourners gather at the consulate-general to pay respects to late Singapore founder Lee Kuan Yew in Hong Kong, March 23, 2015.
Sarah Kee, 61, wipes away her tears at an area set aside for tributes to former Singapore prime minister Lee Kuan Yew at the hospital where he passed away, Singapore, March 23, 2015.