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Presenting the May Day Awards to 55 individuals and companies was labour chief Lim Swee Say.
Temasek Holding's outgoing CEO, Ho Ching was awarded the Medal of Commendation - Gold for her contributions to the labour movement and promoting harmonious labour-management relations.
Receiving the same award was Wing Tai's Senior Advisor, James Lee - who is a strong supporter of NTUC's social enterprises and served on the Council of the Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF) for many years.
Two companies GlaxoSmithKline and Shimano Singapore received the Plaque of Commendation - Gold.
Also present at the dinner was Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Cabinet ministers, MPs and tripartite partners. - CNA /ls