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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.

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The weather TODAY: Slightly hazy. Showers with thunder expected in the late morning and early afternoon mainly over southern, central and eastern Singapore. High tide 7.15 am 2.3m  9.24 pm 2.3m  Sunrise 7.01 am Sunset 7.10 pm Moonrise 3.46 pm  Moonset 3.21 am   PSI: 43 (good) Temp: 25-33  degrees Celsius (updated daily at 6am Singapore time)    

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Moneycast.com.sg has an online stock game in which you can win a grand cash prize of S$10 000. The Game is divided into 6 weekly contests and starts on 17 Apr 2000. 

Venomclub.com has been launched. You can now view the action in this nightspot without leaving your computer. Six cameras pan the dance floor and lounge areas from 10.30pm - 3am, Tuesdays to Sundays.

Eyeball.com.sg or the print version, a morning tabloid, Project Eyeball, is a new newspaper set to hit the streets and the cyber-highways in the middle of the year. Coming to you from Singapore Press Holdings (SPH). 

GettingHere.com, which offers listings of short-haul tour packages tour operators want to sell off quickly, will be launched in Apr 2000. Click GettingHere.com for a preview.

New AsiaBuilders.com to provide comprehensive listings and product catalogues for the construction industry. To be launched end Apr 2000. Click AsiaBuilders.com for a preview.

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

We are now 451 pages thick and growing.

New! The new Cartier boutique has opened at Ngee Ann City #01-33 & #02-04. Tel: (65) 734 2427.

New! The new Louis Vuitton shop has opened at Ngee Ann City.

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Singapore High Commission in London has launched its website.

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The 17-storey Cathay Building, which houses Cathay Cinema (opened on 3 Oct 1939), is to make way for a new 15-storey shopping-office-cinema complex. It was completed in 1941.

EscapeArtist.Com  The website on overseas living for international job seekers and expatriates.  

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Today Friday 14 Apr 2000

In Singapore

A new part-time scheme, which hopes to draw former trained teachers to return to teaching, will start in June. Announcing the move yesterday, Education Minister Teo Chee Hean said that the " flexible and attractive" terms would allow the ministry to tap a pool of trained and experienced former teachers.

Two former state boxers, including a seven-time national champion, were yesterday convicted of stabbing a man each at a party in Aljunied 18 months ago. R Yoganathan, 35, was sentenced to four years' jail and 12 strokes of the cane for stabbing newspaper delivery man Chandrasekar Vadivelu, 33. Mr Chandraskar died of an asthmatic attack on the same day. Former national champion Jagdew Singh, 34, was sentenced to two years' jail and six strokes of the cane for stabbing technician Anandan Joseph, 25.

Asia 

Jakarta: The Indonesian government closed in on former President Suharto yesterday, banning him from leaving the capital and treatening house arrest.

Around the world

Detroit: A former sailor accused of strangling four prostitutes here may be linked to similar murders in three other states and in several countries visted by the US Navy ship on which he served, Detroit's police chief said.

Courtesy of The Straits Times

News updated by 8.00 am daily.