The first Chinese daily in Singapore and the Nanyang was the Lat Pau (Le Bao), started on 10 December 1881 by See Ewe Lay. The Lat Pau continued for 52 years before folding in March 1932, making it the longest running pre-war Chinese daily.




The Singapore Science Centre (now known as Science Centre Singapore) situated in Jurong, at 15 Science Centre Road Singapore 609081, the centre has held many science and technology-related exhibitions and programmes since its opening on 10 December 1977. On 4 April 2008, the Urban Redevelopment Authority announced plans to relocate the Science Centre next to Chinese Garden MRT Station in ten to 15 years. During his speech at the National Day Rally 2014, the prime minister of Singapore, Lee Hsien Loong said that by 2020, the Science Centre will be relocated to the north shore of Jurong Lake, beside Chinese Garden MRT Station.



Clarke Quay Festival Village, the biggest conservation project for the Singapore River, was developed and officially opened on 10 December 1993.



On 10 December 1998, Singapore Airlines took delivery of its first Boeing 777-300, a lengthened -200ER configured in a three-class, 332-seat configuration.