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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.
Parade Town Council Members
& Services Tax Board of Review
Timah Town Council Members
Tourism Board Members
Talent - Tanya Chua (singer & songwriter)
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Utilities Board Estimates for 2001
|World War II Compensation for ex-POWs
|New Parliament House
|DATING: Unfaithfully Yours by Lisa
Manpower Ministry opens one-stop career centre
is a prototype career centre set up by the Ministry of
It offers a convenient, one-stop advisory and information
service to help Singaporeans meet their immediate
employment and training needs and enhance their long-term
The centre was
officially opened yesterday. Its main focus is on
self-help as its emphasis is on promoting personal
responsibility in career planning and learning. The launch
centre is timely in meeting the challenges and uncertainty
brought about by the New Economy, which provides for
greater opportunities for job enlargement and
advancement, but at the same time, raises threats of job
redundancy and job
For workers, CareerLink@mom
provides important labour market information relating to
growth industries and emerging skills demands, offers
career counselling and job search skills training, gives
advice on suitable training
courses, as well as, job matching assistance. For
employers, the centre helps them to meet their manpower
needs and facilitate their recruitment and development of
located at the Ministry of Manpower, 18 Havelock Road,
Level 1, Singapore 059764.
Operation hours are :
Monday to Friday - 8.30 am to 5.30 pm
Saturday - 8.30 am to 1.00 pm
For a comprehensive
list of the new centre's services, click More.....
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 1,878 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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