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The WEATHER on MONDAY (24 Feb 2003): Generally fair, except for showers with thunder in the late afternoon over western and northern Singapore.  WEATHER OUTLOOK:  TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY: Occasionally windy conditions with afternoon showers expected.     WATER TIDES (this month)  High tide   3.52am  2.7m   5.26pm   2.2m  SUN Sunrise  7.16am    Sunset  7.21pm   MOON  Moonrise  1.07am   Moonset  1.29pm    PSI: 42 (good)   TEMPERATURE: 24-33 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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Every Tuesday in the month of March, Alliance Française will present movies coming from the French-speaking countries namely, Canada, Belgium, Switzerland, France and Africa.

Tuesday, MARCH 4 2003 - 9pm

Crème glacée, chocolat et autres consolations (2001)

Directed by Julie Hivon

97 min / Comedy / Color / Canadian film

Cast:  Dorothée Berryman, Geneviève Bilodeau, Isabelle Brouillette, France Castel

Synopsis

In Act One, Samuel was sleeping with Ambre, Suzie had a cat and Judith was shopping around for a new religion. Life was simple. In Act Two, winter was marked by wet snow, spoiled parties, painful memories and grim days waiting for the next unemployment cheque. Life started getting very complicated.

 In Act Three, Judith went elsewhere to look for God, Ambre stopped sleeping with Samuel, Suzie got angry, the cat was hit by a car, and both the phone and power were cut off. In short, everything fell apart. The only ones left were Samuel and Suzie. Ice cream and chocolate weren’t comfort enough: they had to find solace, lurking in a hidden corner of their lives.

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4 March 2003

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Last year, 167 parents filed beyond parental control complaints - a 44 per cent increase on the previous year - and the problem coincides with rising juvenile crime. Statistics released by the police last week show that the number of youngsters 15 years old and under arrested in 2002 shot up by 55 per cent, compared to 2001. In 2002, 45 youngsters were sent to institutions, such as the Toa Payoh Girls' Home and the Singapore Boys' Home. (1)

Only nine shop units out of the 34 shop units in the Ten Mile Junction shoppping centre are occupied. Its landlord, the Singapore Land Authority (SLA) is planning to reposition the centre, which opened in 1999, as a one-stop learning centre. (4)

In 2002, the Central Narcotics Bureau's (CNB) haul of 13,000 Ecstasy pills was just a little over half the 24,000 pills seized in 2001. In the five years between 1996 and 2001, the number of known Ecstasy abusers here plunged from 661 to 151. (H3)

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