Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew remains critically ill in intensive care

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Posted: Mar 18, 2015 11:35 PM

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore's first prime minister, remains critically ill in intensive care, the prime minister's office said on Thursday.

The founding father of modern Singapore, Lee, who turned 91 last September, has been in hospital with severe pneumonia since Feb. 5. The prime minister's office said on Wednesday he remained critically ill in intensive care and had deteriorated further.

(Reporting by Anshuman Daga and Rujun Shen; Editing by Robert Birsel)