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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.
& Services Tax Board of Review
Timah Town Council Members
Tourism Board Members
Talent - Tanya Chua (singer & songwriter)
- Explore the world
Utilities Board Estimates for 2001
|World War II Compensation for ex-POWs
|New Parliament House
|DATING: Unfaithfully Yours by Lisa
Life Sciences @ The Courtyard (National Library)
With the impending
completion of the Human Genome Project (HGP), we will soon
possess the full genetic blueprint of life. The potential
applications of this knowledge are boundless.
However, the human genetic revolution has
clearly outpaced its moral and ethical evolution and we
face perplexing questions, like Who owns your genes?
and How can people enhance the quality of future
Get clued in on the
remarkable story of the HGP as it unfolds. Speaker A/Prof
Kong Hwai Loong, Associate Professor of Medicine, NUS;
Consultant Medical Oncologist, NUH &
Director, Singapore Genomics Program, will kick off the
series with the topic: What the Human Genetic
Revolution means to You on Tuesday, 16 January 2001,
7.00 - 8.00pm at The National Library Courtyard, Stamford
Road. Admission is free and all are welcome.
This new series is
jointly organised by the National Library Board and the
Alumni Association of Singapore (ICAAS). It is
supported by the Singapore Genomic Program
and the EDB. Held every 3rd Tuesday of each month at
the Courtyard, the talks will be a 'gentle' introduction
to the next wave - Life Sciences. Explore the
subject with some of
our most notable researchers.
Arts Pte Ltd is an event organiser, eg. latin festival, jazz
festival, musicals, a cappella concerts.
has the aim of revolutionising the student's experience and is
committed to providing unbiased and objective viewpoints on
school policies, campus life and events from the perspective of
the student community. It offers the individual student's
perspective on campus life, providing students with independent
forums to express their views.
Waffen SS Homepage is all about a new SS Re-enactment group
based in Singapore.
is a website dedicated to talented local singer & songwriter
Tanya Chua. Learn all about her here.
enables users to compare quotations from several insurance
companies, and then purchase online an insurance policy using a
credit card. It now offers motor insurance, but eventually will
also offer travel, medical and home owner's insurance.
is the website of the new S$400 million Fullerton Hotel in
is the website of Thomson Jazz Club, the only organisation
dedicated to the promotion of jazz music. It is home to the
Thomson Big Band - the premier large-scale jazz ensemble in the
World66.com is the open-source
travel portal. Interactive guides to hundreds of destinations,
is the website of William Lai & Alan Wong Advocates &
Solicitors - Singapore Lawyers.
Click New Websites for the rest of the
BANKmates: Get a Personal Assistant to do your errands in
The Singaporean website community Set up your company's
website here. More...
We are now 1,870 pages thick and growing.
NEW YEAR is
the next public holiday period. It falls on Wednesday 24
& Thursday 25 January 2001.
12 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.
Opens 5 Jan 2001 Kallang Theatre
Presented by Action Theatre Tickets from SISTIC at Tel: (65) 348 5555 or click SISTIC
Choreography by Thierry Malandain Presented by Singapore Dance
Theatre 11 Jan 2001 Victoria Theatre 8pm Tickets from SISTIC at Tel: (65) 348 5555 or click SISTIC
From 22 Mar 2001 Kallang Theatre Tickets from SISTIC at Tel: (65) 348 5555 or click SISTIC
From 10 Apr 2001 Kallang Theatre Tickets from SISTIC at Tel: (65) 348 5555 or click SISTIC
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