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Estimated population of Singapore citizens and permanent residents - 3,163,500 as at June 1998.

Chinese            77%

Malays             14%

Indians            7.6%

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.

 

What's New on our website

Public Utilities Board Estimates for 2001

World War II Compensation for ex-POWs

New Parliament House

DATING: Unfaithfully Yours by Lisa Chong

Update on HIV/AIDS situation in Singapore

Pets Websites

Clinics

Death & Dying

Travel

Cancellation of registration - Schools

World War 2 - An Important Message

Singapore Driving Schools

Addresses of Police Stations/NPP

Internet Services Websites

Rental Rooms wanted

Rental Apartments Wanted

Water-Tide Table For Singapore

Members of the Housing & Development Board

Mail Box Service

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The WEATHER on TUESDAY: Showers with thunder expected in the late afternoon and early evening affecting most areas. WEATHER OUTLOOK: WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: Late afternoon and early evening showers are expected.   WATER TIDES (this month) High tide 11am 3.2m  -  SUN Sunrise  6.57am  Sunset 7.00pm MOON Moonrise 8.05pm  Moonset  7.37am  PSI: 35 (good) 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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      Flights.com (Tiss.com) now on this website

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  Tiss.com, now renamed Flights.com, is a well-known online travel booking website. It has been a major player in the global air travel market since 1995.
  In 1995, over 55,000 bookings were made at www.tiss.com. Get For Me Singapore is pleased that Flights.com has registered it as an affiliate partner.
  Affiliation with Flights.com means many benefits for our visitors who until now could not complete a travel booking with us. Now, visitors can click on the Flights.com logo, which is shown in our Travel section, as well as other major sections of our website, to check out the various flights available real-time and book their flight.
  Visitors get to choose from different airlines and compare prices before they commit. Flights.com has taken the hassle out of the booking process with its 2-click booking process.
  Do hop over to our Travel section for a look or click the Flights.com logo above..

NEW WEBSITES

Soshinagift.com provides professional gift-giving advice when shopping for business, for an individual or for yourself. Business gifts including namecard cases, namecard holders, desktop sets and golf accessories. Offer best-in-industry 30-day return policy, personal monogram service, free gift-wrap and customised gift message tags. Free delivery in Singapore.

Ethelon.com is the website of Icon.Net, an Application Service Provider which delivers business tools and applications over the Internet for small and medium sized Asian businesses under the brand name of Ethelon.

Ecourts.com.sg is the website of Courts, the lifestyle store which lets you buy furniture, furnishings, appliances and computers on hire purchase.

World66.com is the open-source travel portal. Interactive guides to hundreds of destinations, including Singapore.

Tech-genesis.com is the website of Tech Genesis Solutions, a young, fast moving e-Business integrator delivering time-to-market e-Business solutions. Through speed, innovation and efficiency, Tech Genesis Solutions delivers quality solutions that respond to the changing business needs of the new economy.

SPCA is the website of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in Singapore.

Petshop is an online pet-lovers' community. You can exchange tips, buy, sell or adopt your pet here.

Lien Clinic For Women Singapore Gynaecologist practising in Mt Elizabeth Hospital. Doing minimally invasive surgery for endometriosis fibroids, infertility and abortion.

Wlawan.com is the website of William Lai & Alan Wong Advocates & Solicitors - Singapore Lawyers.

Click New Websites for the rest of the list.

BANKmates: Get a Personal Assistant to do your errands in Singapore.

SporesCity www.sporescity.com 

The Singaporean website community Set up your company's website here. More...

We are now 1,684 pages thick and growing.

Public Holidays CHRISTMAS DAY is the next public holiday. It falls on Monday 25 December 2000.

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.

GOVERNMENT NOTICES
New Society Registered:
*Hong Lim Athletic Association  6 Lorong 36 Geylang Rd Singapore 398141 (21 Nov 2000)
Change of Addresses of Societies:
*Asia-Pacific Risk And Insurance Association  9 Temasek Boulevard #14-01/02/03 Suntec Twr 2 Singapore 038989 (18 Nov 2000)
*Singapore Business And Professional Women's Association   20 Kramat lane #02-04 United House Singapore 228773 (21 Nov 2000)
Registration for national service for all male Singaporeans and permanent residents born between 13 Jun 1983 and 18 Sep 1983 starts on 12 Feb 2001 & ends on 16 Mar 2001. Click for details.

GOVERNMENT MATTERS

Singapore Government Website   Police Ministry Of Education  Consular Matters & Migrating (known as permanent residency)

Setting up a business? Do a free Name Search first to see whether the name you want is available. Click RCB.

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Romeo And Juliet  Choreography: Goh Choo San  Presented by Singapore Dance Theatre  13*, 14, 15 & 16 Dec 2000  8pm  Kallang Theatre *Ballet Ball - Donation of S$300, S$500, S$1000 per seat. Tickets at S$48, S$42, S$36, S$28 & S$18. Tickets from SISTIC at Tel: (65) 348 5555 or click SISTIC. For more information, please click SDT.

Taipan Circus - The Modern Art of Circus  Opens 16 Dec 2000 Taipan Big Top (fully-airconditioned) in The Park at Bugis Village. Tue to Fri 8pm Sat and Sun 2.30pm & 8pm (No performances on Mon)  Tickets at S$40 (Cat 1), S$30 (Cat 2), S$25 (Cat 3), S$19 (Cat 4)    Tickets from SISTIC at Tel: (65) 348 5555 or click SISTIC

Christmas On Ice 2000  19 - 22 Dec 2000 Singapore Indoor Stadium  2pm, 5pm, & 8pm. 18 Dec 2000 Mandarin only 5pm, 8pm. Admission is free. Tickets from SISTIC at Tel: (65) 348 5555 or click SISTIC (after 5 Dec)

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Low Lying Areas In Singapore  Lists the flood-prone areas in Singapore.

Things you should know  Tells you things you need to be aware of - disasters, drowning cases, Hotel New World...
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 SINGAPORE SLING

30ml Gin

15ml Cherry Brandy

120ml Pineapple Juice

15ml Lime Juice

7.5ml Cointreau

7.5ml Dom Benedictine

10ml Grenadine

A dash of Angostura Bitters

Garnish with a slice of pineapple & cherry

The Singapore Sling was created by Raffles Hotel bartender Mr Ngiam Tong Boon.