06 Feb '11, 3pm

#Singapore: River Hongbao welcomes one millionth visitor: A FAMILY of six became the millionth-visitor at the Ri...

#Singapore: River Hongbao welcomes one millionth visitor: A FAMILY of six became the millionth-visitor at the Ri...

A family of six became the millionth-visitor at the River Hongbao 2011 carnival on Sunday evening. -- ST PHOTO: RAJ NADARAJAN A FAMILY of six became the millionth-visitor at the River Hongbao 2011 carnival on Sunday evening. Among the prizes they received were $1,000 worth of dining vouchers at Chinese restaurant Tanyoto, VIP seats at the evening's cultural performance, and a reception with VIP, foreign minister George Yeo. Engineer Choo Wee Boon, 43, said that he was surprised and happy to be greeted with the news as he stepped through the carnival entrance near The Esplanade with his wife and four boys. They were greeted by the carnival's organising committee chairman, Yio Chu Kang MP Seng Han Thong, amid a continuous stream of people that thronged the Marina Bay floating platform. Mr Choo told reporters that he has come to the River Hongbao carnival for more than 10 yea...

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