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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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The WEATHER on THURSDAY: Showers with thunder over
many areas in the afternoon. WEATHER
OUTLOOK: FRIDAY & SATURDAY: With light and variable winds
favouring strong convection, the next two days are likely to experience
thundery showers in the afternoon. WATER TIDES
(this month) High tide 9.33am 2.7m 9.48pm
2.7m SUN Sunrise
6.47 am Sunset 6.51 pm MOON Moonrise
4.54pm Moonset 4.30am PSI: 54 (moderate) 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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The Millennium Motorshow in Singapore
motorshow takes place at Suntec City from tomorrow, 10th, to
19th Nov 2000. On the first day, the exhibition is open to trade
visitors, invited guests as well as the media. Members of the
public can visit the show after 5pm that day.
organisers have brought in a Monster Truck (see picture
on left) to draw in the crowds. You can take a picture with the
Monster Truck for S$6. Proceeds go to the Rainbow Centre - a
charity for children with special needs.
highlights include the Harley Davidson Apparels Fashion Show
which features the latest collection of Harvey Davidson motor
clothes and a "live" broadcast on 11 Nov 2000 by Class
95 DJs Vernetta Lopez and Vernon A.
Opening hours of
Mon - Thu
11am - 10pm
Fri - Sun: 10.30am
Tickets at S$6
(adult), S$3 (child 12 yrs & below)
information, click Motorshow.
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Singapore will be ONE year old on 28 Nov 2000
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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.
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.
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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.
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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
Adventures Of Pinocchio
Staged by Haerbin Children's Arts Theatre 11 Nov 2000. 8 - 9pm Golden Theatre,
6001 Beach Rd. 12 Nov 2000
3.30pm - 4.30pm Golden Theatre, 6001 Beach Rd Tickets at S$15,
S$20, S$25 (adult) Tickets at S$12, S$15, S$18
Tickets from SISTIC at Tel: (65) 348 5555 or click SISTIC
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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10 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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15ml Cherry Brandy
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.