Guests, including beneficiaries from the Ang Mo Kio - Thye Hua Kwan Hospital watched as Italian Luminarie light sculptures lit up the Gardens.
Big commercial airlines are overhauling their premium products to expand their suite of offerings, while industry watchers said private jet travel is also taking off for short-haul flights around the region.
Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen thanked the seniors at the Pioneers' Appreciation Night. He said it is important to look back at what Singapore has achieved in the 50 years of its independence, and to pass down values to the next generation.
The 33-year-old is suspected of having stolen milk powder from supermarkets in Redhill and Telok Blangah.
Wages also improved, with low-income earners now taking home 12 per cent more compared to five years ago. Residents in full-time jobs also earned more - their median monthly income grew by 0.4 per cent to S$3,770.
The superintendent, chief engineer and 3rd engineer of a Singapore-registered vessel are suspected of misappropriating about 67 metric tonnes of marine gas fuel on board.
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The society raised nearly S$1 million with the help of 600 donors at the dinner. Artworks, timepieces and jewellery were also auctioned off.
Australia's Busways Group and the United Kingdom’s Go-Ahead are conducting commuter surveys before submitting their bids. They have about a month before the close of tender for Singapore's first public bus route package under the new contracting model.
Speaking at celebrations to mark SIM's 50th anniversary, Trade and Industry Minister Lim Hng Kiang said SIM must ensure its programmes maintain its relevance to industry needs.