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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.

 

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School Holidays 2001

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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

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Cancellation of registration - Schools

World War 2 - An Important Message

Singapore Driving Schools

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Water-Tide Table For Singapore

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The WEATHER on TUESDAY: Showers with thunder in the late afternoon and early evening over most areas. WEATHER OUTLOOK: WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: Wind conditions continue to favour late afternoon and early evening showers with thunder.   WATER TIDES (this month) High tide 6.07am 2.5m  5.45pm  2.5m  SUN Sunrise  7.01am  Sunset 7.03pm MOON Moonrise 1.45am  Moonset  2.08pm  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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      Hill Street Food Centre to close on 31 Dec 2000

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Mdm Kang's Kitchen Chilli Crabs

  Come 31 Dec 2000, Hill Street Food Centre will close for good. The food centre occupies the first two floors of Hill Street Centre which was built in 1984.
  It is a favourite haunt of lovers of good food. Popular stalls are the Zhen Xiang Teochew Porridge & Rice Stall, run by the Gohs, and Heng Gi Roasted Goose & Duck Rice Stall, run by the Yeos. The Gohs will retire while the Yeos will relocate to Block 665 in Buffalo Road. Out of the 140 stalls in the food centre, only 41 are still operating. The rest have moved out.
  The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) has yet to decide what is to become of the site, which is just next to the 91-year-old Central Fire Station building. 
  We paid a visit to the place in the evening and took some pictures. To take a look at the pictures, click HERE.

NEW WEBSITES

ThomsonJazz.com is the website of Thomson Jazz Club, the only organisation dedicated to the promotion of jazz music. It is home to the Thomson Big Band - the premier large-scale jazz ensemble in the country.

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.

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 1,712 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:
*Bangladesh Language and Cultural Foundation 38A Jalan Mat Jambol #01-05 Singapore 119509 (5 Dec 2000)
*Southern Cross Dragons Swim Club 201 Ulu Pandan Road Singapore 596468 (7 Dec 2000)
*Nature Photographic Society (Singapore)   1 Preston Road Singapore 109339 (8 Dec 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.

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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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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

Indian Expressions Art Exhibition   15 - 20 Dec 2000  Orchard Point Level 4 Exhibition Hall  Time: 11am - 8pm    Admission is free. All are welcome     Appreciate 46 pieces of Museum Grade Collectors' Items on varieties of typical Indian culture, Paintings of Oil on Canvas.

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)

Chang & Eng  Opens 5 Jan 2001     Kallang Theatre  Presented by Action Theatre  Tickets from SISTIC at Tel: (65) 348 5555 or click SISTIC

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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.