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Estimated population of Singapore citizens and permanent residents - 3,163,500 as at June 1998.

Chinese            77%

Malays             14%

Indians            7.6%

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.

 

 

What's New on our website

World War II Compensation for ex-POWs

New Parliament House

DATING: Unfaithfully Yours by Lisa Chong

Update on HIV/AIDS situation in Singapore

Pets Websites

Clinics

Death & Dying

Travel

Cancellation of registration - Schools

World War 2 - An Important Message

Singapore Driving Schools

Addresses of Police Stations/NPP

Internet Services Websites

Rental Rooms wanted

Rental Apartments Wanted

Water-Tide Table For Singapore

Members of the Housing & Development Board

Mail Box Service

New Justices of Peace

Local Talents (Comedy/Music/ Writing) Siva Choy

Local Talents (Vocal) Sun Yan Zi

The WEATHER on SUNDAY: Showers with thunder over many areas in the late afternoon and early evening. WEATHER OUTLOOK: MONDAY & TUESDAY: Afternoon showers with thunder can be expected.  WATER TIDES (this month) High tide 4.11am 2.4m  2.46pm  2.6m  SUN Sunrise  6.53am  Sunset 6.56pm MOON Moonrise 12.34pm  Moonset 12.07am  PSI: 31 (good) TEMPERATURE: 24-32  degrees Celsius (The weather is updated daily before 8am Singapore time) For more information, call Meteorological Service Singapore Tel: (65) 542 7788.

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      View Orchard Road "LIVE" On The Internet

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  ' Tis the Christmas season and Orchard Road is abuzz with shoppers and beautiful Christmas decorations, especially the light-up from 7pm daily till mid-night.
  Nowadays, we have the Internet, as well as the good sponsors of cameras, to thank for bringing us up close to Orchard Road "LIVE" all without leaving the comfort of home. Those of us who can't be in Singapore at this time of the year also need not have to miss out on the fun totally. 
  By clicking on ViewLive.net, we get to see different parts of Orchard Road "LIVE". There are altogether 28 cameras trained on different locations outside the following buildings:
- The Heeren
- Paragon
- Specialist Centre
- Ngee Ann City
- Wheelock Place
- International Building
- Pacific Plaza
- Orchard Parade Hotel
  It's best to go online in the evening, Singapore Time, as the light-up will be on then. These cameras broadcast pictures "LIVE" 24 hours a day from now till 5 Jan 2001. Go ahead and enjoy the view!

We received our 700,000th hit on 16 Nov 2000!

Get For Me Singapore is now ONE year old

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NEW WEBSITES

Ethelon.com is the website of Icon.Net, an Application Service Provider which delivers business tools and applications over the Internet for small and medium sized Asian businesses under the brand name of Ethelon.

Ecourts.com.sg is the website of Courts, the lifestyle store which lets you buy furniture, furnishings, appliances and computers on hire purchase.

World66.com is the open-source travel portal. Interactive guides to hundreds of destinations, including Singapore.

Tech-genesis.com is the website of Tech Genesis Solutions, a young, fast moving e-Business integrator delivering time-to-market e-Business solutions. Through speed, innovation and efficiency, Tech Genesis Solutions delivers quality solutions that respond to the changing business needs of the new economy.

SPCA is the website of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in Singapore.

Petshop is an online pet-lovers' community. You can exchange tips, buy, sell or adopt your pet here.

Lien Clinic For Women Singapore Gynaecologist practising in Mt Elizabeth Hospital. Doing minimally invasive surgery for endometriosis fibroids, infertility and abortion.

PropBuzz.com is a new property portal which lets you tap the combined resources of blue-chip developers and consultants. Its shareholders are Pidemco Land, CB Richard Ellis, Jones Lang Lasalle, City Developments Ltd and MCL Land.

Wlawan.com is the website of William Lai & Alan Wong Advocates & Solicitors - Singapore Lawyers.

Click New Websites for the rest of the list.

BANKmates: Get a Personal Assistant to do your errands in Singapore.

SporesCity www.sporescity.com 

The Singaporean website community Set up your company's website here. More...

We are now 1,637 pages thick and growing.

Public Holidays CHRISTMAS DAY is the next public holiday. It falls on Monday 25 December 2000.

11 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.

GOVERNMENT NOTICES
New Societies Registered:
*Universal Football Club   80 Marine Parade #02-46/47 Parkway Parade Singapore 449269 (9 Nov 2000)

*Debate Association (Singapore)   157 Ceylon Road Singapore 429719 (13 Nov 2000)

*Sin Kee Basketball Club   6001  Beach Road #B1-35 Golden Mile Tower Singapore 199589 (14 Nov 2000)

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.

GOVERNMENT MATTERS

Singapore Government Website   Police Ministry Of Education  Consular Matters & Migrating (known as permanent residency)

Setting up a business? Do a free Name Search first to see whether the name you want is available. Click RCB.

The Singapore Economy

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Sam's Pet Gallery - An Exhibition    22 Nov - 6 Dec 2000   12pm - 9pm   NTUC Hougang Mall Atrium Level 1.    Exotic fishes and aquatic animals, the latest tank set-up, various breeds of small and furry animals - rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters and mice, customised photography session with exhibits or your pet. Highlights: Free Pet Photography - you are only required to pay for the merchandise on which the picture is printed, eg. T-shirts, mugs, etc.

Romeo And Juliet  Choreography: Goh Choo San  Presented by Singapore Dance Theatre  13*, 14, 15 & 16 Dec 2000  8pm  Kallang Theatre *Ballet Ball - Donation of S$300, S$500, S$1000 per seat. Tickets at S$48, S$42, S$36, S$28 & S$18. Tickets from SISTIC at Tel: (65) 348 5555 or click SISTIC. For more information, please click SDT.

Christmas On Ice 2000  19 - 22 Dec 2000 Singapore Indoor Stadium  2pm, 5pm, & 8pm. 18 Dec 2000 Mandarin only 5pm, 8pm. Admission is free. Tickets from SISTIC at Tel: (65) 348 5555 or click SISTIC (after 5 Dec)

 See Entertainment for more information on local happenings!

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WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

Low Lying Areas In Singapore  Lists the flood-prone areas in Singapore.

Things you should know  Tells you things you need to be aware of - disasters, drowning cases, Hotel New World...
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10 MUST VISIT places

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 SINGAPORE SLING

30ml Gin

15ml Cherry Brandy

120ml Pineapple Juice

15ml Lime Juice

7.5ml Cointreau

7.5ml Dom Benedictine

10ml Grenadine

A dash of Angostura Bitters

Garnish with a slice of pineapple & cherry

The Singapore Sling was created by Raffles Hotel bartender Mr Ngiam Tong Boon.