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Singapore: A Pictorial History 1819-2000

By Gretchen Liu

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The road shown on the front cover was Holloway Lane. It has recently gone the way of the Dodo and in its place is an open ground awaiting redevelopment. In the background is St Joseph's Church in Queen's Street.

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News Flash        

Today Thursday 13  Jan  2000

In Singapore

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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