Fireworks over Boon Lay town at one of the largest heartland countdown parties

Fireworks over Boon Lay town at one of the largest heartland countdown parties

SINGAPORE - The countdown began the typical way, as residents chanted the last 10 seconds of 2013 away. But it ended with a bang, as fireworks erupted over Boon Lay town. Bright gold, red and blue streaked the sky for 90 seconds as party-goers cheered their way into 2014.

PM Lee joins 1,000 Ang Mo Kio residents at grassroots countdown party

By Charissa Yong

SINGAPORE - Arriving around 10.45pm, he shook residents' hands and took photographs with them, and at one point even told the performing band in Mandarin that they were doing fantastically.


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