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The WEATHER on TUESDAY (8 Oct 2002): Slightly hazy. Showers with thunder in the late morning and early afternoon mainly over northern, western and central Singapore.    WEATHER OUTLOOK:  WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: Slightly hazy with late morning and afternoon showers expected.    WATER TIDES (this month)  High tide   12.00pm  3.0m   -      SUN Sunrise  6.50am    Sunset  6.55pm   MOON  Moonrise  8.21am   Moonset   8.45pm    PSI: 57 (moderate)   TEMPERATURE: 25-32 degrees Celsius (The weather is updated daily before 8am Singapore time) For more information, call Meteorological Service Singapore Tel: (65) 6542 7788.

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Cockpit Hotel becomes history

  

The disused Cockpit Hotel, in Penang Road, is being demolished even as our story goes to press. As I write, only the podium level remains. In a day or two even that will be no more. The building was completed in 1972 by the architect Yang Tai Tye. There were 230 guest rooms, a nightclub, a swimming pool, function rooms, recreational facilities, offices and restaurants.

The name Cockpit Hotel was given to the original hotel building - a mansion sited behind the present building - by one of its earlier operators, a former pilot of Dutch airline KLM. The next owner tore down the mansion and built the present building.

History remembers that mansion as being the Oxley Rise Station of the Japanese military police, the Kempeitai, during the Japanese Occupation in World War II.

The hotel site will be used for a new commercial-cum-residential project to be developed by Wing Tai Holdings. The company received permission in 2001 to build 234 apartments on the 150,889 sq ft freehold site. It has been reported that there are plans to construct an 11-storey office tower with more than 173,000 sq ft of gross floor area next to the condominium.  

 

 

 

 

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photosprint.singnet.com.sg  If you are a SingNet customer, you can order prints of your digital shots in three easy steps online at this Web site - jointly run by SingNet & HP - and get your prints mailed to you in special reinforced packaging within three days. Best of all, pay for it at the end of the month through your SingNet account so there's no hassle of worrying about using credit cards online to pay for your purchase.

asdsingapore.com  is the Web site of a non-profit society called Action For Singapore Dogs that has been established since Dec 2000. The society helps stray and abandoned dogs in Singapore find homes. Their mission is to improve the lives of these animals, through re-homing, education and sterilization.

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