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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%

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       FLIGHT INFORMATION                    ASTROLOGY ZONE® by Susan Miller

The weather TODAY: Cloudy. Showers with thunder over many areas in the late morning and afternoon. High tide 10.37 am 2.8m  -  Sunrise 7.09 am Sunset 7.12 pm   Moonrise 6.34 am Moonset  6.53 pm   PSI: 39 (good) Temp: 23-29 degrees Celsius 

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Singapore: A Pictorial History 1819-2000

By Gretchen Liu

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The road shown on the front cover was Holloway Lane. It has recently gone the way of the Dodo and in its place is an open ground awaiting redevelopment. In the background is St Joseph's Church in Queen's Street.

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News Flash             Today,  Thursday  6  Jan  2000

In Singapore

Singapore stocks suffered their third largest-ever loss yesterday after an overnight plunge on Wall Street.

A 8-year-old woman who called herself Datin Sharinah and pretended she was Brunei royalty conned a diamond merchant out of S$7.2 million of jewellery and pawned it to support her lavish lifestyle.

6-year-old school girl Xie Yangyang's first day at school turned into a nightmare when she had to spend the night locked in a school bus.

Kim Eng office raided by CAD. 

Asia 

Tokyo: Japan's Aum Shinrikyo cult, already in the grip of tough new legislation, now faces a wide tax investigation into its lucrative computer businesses.

Around the world

Washington: Struggling Israel-Syria peace talks nudged on by Clinton.

Somersworth: VP Al Gore has won the endorsement of Senator Edward Kennedy, a US political icon, as he fights former Senator Bill Bradley's challenge for the Democratic Party's 2000 presidential nomination. 

Courtesy of The Straits Times

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