The WEATHER on WEDNESDAY (18 Sep 2002):
Generally hazy. Showers with thunder in the early afternoon mainly over northern,
southern and western Singapore.
OUTLOOK: THURSDAY & FRIDAY:
hazy. Late morning
and early afternoon showers are expected. WATER TIDES (this
month) High tide 10.31am
2.4m 9.30pm 2.5m
SUN Sunrise 6.56am
Sunset 7.03pm MOON
Moonrise 4.53pm Moonset
4.24am PSI: 52 (moderate) TEMPERATURE:
Celsius (The weather is updated daily before 8am Singapore
time) For more information, call
Meteorological Service Singapore Tel: (65) 6542 7788.
to happen sooner or later. We have to levy a fee
for answering requests for information addressed
So we thought we might as well start charging
today, our Web site charges a fee of USD10 or S$15
for responding to our Web site's visitors' basic
queries. In fact, yesterday was the last day we
got answers to queries for our visitors free of
the day this Web site was launched, we have been
answering all sorts of queries from visitors to
our Web site. These range from asking us to trace
WWII records to looking for research notes. And we
have been doing these things Free Of Charge - that
is, till today.
can't continue to provide such a service for free
as we have limited manpower resources and
moreover, we need income to support the
maintenance of this Web site.
you need to use our Help Desk, you will have to
pay a fee. We have three tiers:
Basic query: USD10 or S$15 fee*
Advanced query: USD20 or S$30 fee*
Comprehensive query: USD30 or S$45 fee*
queries will fall within the Basic Query fee rate.
When we receive a request for information from
you, we will send you an e-mail detailing the fee
involved and the method of payment. You just need
to make payment and we will get the answers for
you within five days. For more urgent requests, we
will respond within two days.
sorry we can't oblige special cases for waival.
It's because once we make an exception, we have to
make a line of exceptions. That won't do at all.
If that happens, we won't be able to make ends
meet on our Web site. And we may have to close
If you are a SingNet customer, you can order prints of your
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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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