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Estimated population of Singapore
citizens and permanent residents - 3,163,500 as at June 1998.
Other ethnic groups 1.4%
Working Language: English
Other official languages: Mandarin,
Malay & Tamil.
Planners expect the
population of Singapore to reach 5.5 million by 2040 or 2050, taking
into account an expected increase in the number of foreigners working
here. From just 3 million in 1990, the number has swelled to 3.9 million
today, including 700,000 foreigners.
A high-level working
committee is now looking at ways to encourage more couples to have
babies. Demographer Saw Swee Hock says that if the fertility rate
continues to stay below two, the population here, minus the foreigners,
will peak at about 3.3 million in 2025 and then begin to drop.
Singapore's water is
clean and safe to drink from the tap. There is no need to boil it.
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Members of the Housing & Development Board
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New Justices of Peace
Local Talents (Comedy/Music/
Writing) Siva Choy
Local Talents (Vocal) Sun Yan Zi
Local Talents (Music) Budak Pantai
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Singapore Power on hike in power
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Nanyang Technological University Vital
Statistics for 2000
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New Motorcycles for Sale
Rooms for Rent
Used Motorcycles for Sale
Top 50 Schools (Express)
Speakers' Corner at Hong Lim Park
Pioneer Class of 2000: Singapore
Abstract of Currency Notes & Coins In
Singapore National Songs
The WEATHER on THURSDAY: Showers in the late
morning and late afternoon. WEATHER
OUTLOOK: FRIDAY & SATURDAY: Afternoon showers. WATER TIDES
(this month) High tide 3.07am 2.5m 1.50pm
2.7m SUN Sunrise
6.47 am Sunset 6.51 pm MOON Moonrise
11.33am Moonset 11.52pm PSI: 60 (moderate) TEMPERATURE:
25-31 degrees Celsius (The weather is updated daily at 8am Singapore
time) For more information, call Meteorological Service Singapore Tel:
(65) 542 7788.
Yesterday November 2000 Jul-Sep 2000 Jan-Jun 2000 1999
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Singapore Airlines' first fatality crash in its
Singaporeans woke to a morning of
shock and disbelief when they heard the news that Singapore
Airlines' flight SQ006 had crashed in bad weather at Taipei's
Chiang Kai Shek International Airport on 31 October 2000 at
11.18pm Taipei local time. The plane was carrying 159 passengers
and 20 crew. To date, 81 people are confirmed to have died, 67
are injured and 31 unhurt.
It was Singapore Airlines' first crash case
involving fatalities in its 28-year history. The airline that
prided itself as the airline that even other airlines talked
about was quick to calm investors' fears. Its chairman Michael
FAM told the media that the crash was an unfortunate accident
and should not affect the confidence of SIA's shareholders.
Conflicting reports on the number
of fatalities dominated the day's news reports as Singapore
Airlines' official count was 68 dead against Taiwan media's
count of 78 fatalities. However, yesterday evening, the official
body count stood at 79 dead.
Getforme.com has set up a virtual
Public Memorial at Singaporecemetery.com
for the public to post their condolence messages. We will
inscribe the names of the deceased passengers and crew once we
have got hold of them.
In the meantime, visitors to our website
will be able to view the complete list of passengers and crew
for flight SQ006 by clicking HERE.
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TheFatSpot.com.sg is a
home entertainment website. You can rent DVD videos from them @
S$5 per disc. Free home delivery if you order 3 or more discs.
Otherwise you can pick them up at any of their authorised local
Net-temps.com A world
of jobs, neatly packaged
is a new banking website launched by Bank of Singapore. It
currently offers online business checking accounts and business
tools, such as a virtual office.
is a new educational website for students, parents and teachers.
PalmCasino.org is an online
My-Marriage.com is a new
wedding website launched on 14 Oct 2000. It provides information
on wedding planning and tells you where to get gowns,
photography, wedding car rental, confectionery, etc.
is a non-profit professional puppetry company.
is the website to visit for hand-built and die-cast model
ArabicCasino.com an arabic casino - online casino.
d-finder.com is a one-stop
source of information on discounts and other special promotions
available in Singapore.
was launched on 28 Sep 2000. Arts enthusiasts can now book their
favourite shows online at TicketCharge's new website.
Previously, TicketCharge customers could only buy tickets via
phone or at their outlets.
or the print version, a morning tabloid, Project Eyeball, is a new newspaper
which hit the streets
on 12 Aug 2000. Brought to you by Singapore Press Holdings (SPH).
is a legal website which was officially launched on 21 Sep 2000. It provides
a one-stop centre for people to find lawyers.
Click New Websites for the rest of the
BANKmates: Get a Personal Assistant to do your errands in
The Singaporean website community Set up your company's
website here. More...
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Holidays CHRISTMAS DAY is
the next public holiday. It falls on Monday 25 December 2000.
Madam Kang's Kitchen Message
Cemetery Warren Message Board
Registration for national
service for all male Singaporeans and permanent residents born between
13 Dec 1982 and 12 Mar 1983 started on 31 Jul 2000 and ends on 29 Sep
2000. For those born between 13 Mar 1983 & 12 Jun 1983,
registration starts on 2 Oct 2000 & ends on 24 Nov 2000.
EscapeArtist.Com The website on overseas living for international
job seekers and expatriates.
expatriates planning to relocate to Singapore. Provides excellent
information on Singapore.
Step-by-step guide to applying for a job, flying into Singapore, getting an employment
pass, and applying for visas for your spouse and children.
Services Relocating to
To The West - A Legendary Children Drama Presented by Arts Theatre of
Singapore Ltd 3, 4, & 6 Nov 2000 8pm Victoria Theatre. 4 & 5 Nov 2000 3.30pm
Victoria Theatre Tickets
at S$16, S$18, S$20, S$22 Tickets from SISTIC at Tel: (65) 348 5555
or click SISTIC
Performances from 2 Nov 2000 Singapore Indoor Stadium Tickets at S$120, S$85, S$55
for 8pm shows. S$100,
S$75, S$45 for 2.30pm shows. Student tickets available at S$45 for matinee
& S$55 for evening shows. Tickets from SISTIC at Tel: (65) 348 5555 or
Presented by Act 3 7 - 25 Nov 2000 Act 3
Theatre, 126 Cairnhill Rd Singapore 229707 Tickets at S$12 (best suited
for 4 years and above) Tickets from SISTIC at Tel: (65) 348 5555 or
click SISTIC For enquiries,
please contact Act 3 at Tel: (65) 734 9090
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8 and still counting That's the number of MediaCorp Studios artistes
so far to have resigned to cross over to rival MediaWorks set up
by the SPH group.
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The Straits Times' history
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120ml Pineapple Juice
15ml Lime Juice
7.5ml Dom Benedictine
A dash of Angostura
Garnish with a slice of
pineapple & cherry
The Singapore Sling was
created by Raffles Hotel bartender Mr Ngiam Tong Boon.