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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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     When the clock strikes midnight tonight in Singapore, SingTel 001 and SingTel ICC international calls will be reduced by 50%. This promotion is valid on Sunday from 0000 hours to 2359 hours for SingTel 001 and ICC 1898 calls made from Singapore only and applicable to residential fixed lines, mobile phone lines and personal ICCs.

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News Flash        

Today Saturday 8  Jan  2000

In Singapore

Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong wishes all Muslims Selamat Hari Raya Adilfitri.

Four youths were charged in court yesterday with bashing a lawyer who told one of them to stop carrying on a mobile-phone conversation in a cinema. They were Teo Bee Keong, 21, Soh Wee Ping, 20, Yong Thiam Hock, 19, and Kwek Chen Siang, 18, all full-time national servicemen.

Computer owners in Singapore will have to be asked before an Internet Service Provider can scan its customers' terminals to check for any risk of hacking.

S888.com was fined S$5000 yesterday for illegally offering an interest in the company to the public.

Climbers reach the top of Antarctica.

Asia 

Jakarta: Muslim leaders appear at Jakarta protest.

Around the world

Washington: Silicon Valley fights hackers with hackers.

Manchester (New Hamshire): VP Al Gore splits with govt on Cuban boy's fate.

Courtesy of The Straits Times

News updated by 8.00 am daily.