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The weather TODAY: Cloudy. Showers expected in the late morning and late afternoon affecting most areas. High tide 0.22 am 2.6m  11.09 pm 2.9m  Sunrise 7.10 am Sunset 7.12 pm   Moonrise 7.23 am Moonset  7.42 pm   PSI: 29 (good) Temp: 23-29 degrees Celsius 

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        Get for me: Buy spices on the internet

     Yes! Within the next two weeks, you should be able to log onto the internet to order your favourite spices and then get your order shipped to where you are living outside Singapore. A local company, The Global Grocer Pte Ltd will soon launch its website which puts up for sale at its new website at up to 10 000 different non-perishable groceries from spices and bak kut teh ingredients to egg noodles. Payment is by credit card.

     Within the next few months, the company also plans to install Internet kiosks at Tangs Department Store so that shoppers at Tangs can buy online groceries not available at the store.

        Get for me: New Books


Singapore: A Pictorial History 1819-2000

By Gretchen Liu

Price: S$61.70  (excludes shipping)

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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.

The picture of the front cover of the book has been posted here with the kind permission of the publisher, Editions Didier Millet Singapore.

     Pacific Internet has revised its pricing for its plans.

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     The Great Southern Hotel at the corner of Eu Tong Street and Cross Street was completed in 1936 by the architect Swan & Maclaren.

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News Flash        

Today,  Friday  7  Jan  2000

In Singapore

Asian bourses hurt by US tech stocks.

Long queues for Hello Kitty collectible dolls at McDonald's.

First drug ring busted this year; 20 held.


Jakarta: 5 000 in holy-war march in Jakarta.

Beijing: China snubs Vatican and ordains 5 bishops.

Tokyo: Japan's police chief calls it quits.

Around the world

Washington: Pentagon to include cyber warfare as standard tactic.  

Courtesy of The Straits Times

News updated by 8.00 am daily.