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Other ethnic groups 1.4%
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Singapore: A Pictorial History 1819-2000
By Gretchen Liu
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Did You Know?
The Chinese High School in Bt Timah Road was completed in 1919 by the architect Swan & Maclaren.
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Today Thursday 13 Jan 2000
A youth, who got hold of two credit-card numbers that were being circulated on the internet and used them to go on an e-shopping spree, pleaded guilty to five counts of cheating.
Two SIA engineering staff died after the elevated platform they were standing on collapsed on Monday. They were Indonesian national Edwin Dewanto, 29, and Singaporean Lau Fook Soon, 44.
Kuala Lumpur: 3 arrested in KL swoop on opposition.
Around the world
Phoenix, Arizona: 172 year jail sentence for violent mum who shook her four babies.
Washington: Teen on trial for threatening girl on the net.
Courtesy of The Straits Times
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