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Today Sunday 13 Feb 2000
Philip Yeo, one of Singapore's most accomplished and colourful government officials, is in talks to join HK tycoon Richard Li's Pacific Century group in Singapore, Business Times reported yesterday, quoting unnamed sources.
Minor-league gambling syndicates here are being forced to pool their resources in a bid to retain their clients. The underground industry, which sees millions of dollars changing hands every week, has been hard-hit by a succession of raids that has led to more than 3800 arrests in the past two years.
A man dozed off on the Pan-Island Expressway, crashed into the expressway's central divider-sending his car spinning 180 degrees - then emerged unscathed. No one was hurt.
Jakarta: Wiranto will quit or lose post, says Gus Dur.
Canberra: Computer hackers could face years in prison for sabotaging websites under tough new proposals released yesterday by the Australian government.
Around the world
Los Angeles: Some of the hackers who crippled some of the world's most popular Internet sites broke into university computers in California to target CNN, the network said on Friday.
Courtesy of The Straits Times
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