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Estimated population of Singapore
citizens and permanent residents - 3,163,500 as at June 1998.
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.
The weather TODAY: Showers with thunder
in the afternoon over many areas. High tide 0.05 am 2.7m
Sunrise 7.09 am Sunset 7.16 pm Moonrise 8.21 pm Moonset
7.56 am PSI: 30 (good)
Temp: 24-32 degrees Celsius (updated daily at 6am Singapore time)
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Today Tuesday 21 Mar 2000
Two engineers, Bill
Hong Keng Chee and Joseph Huang Wei Liang, were yesterday given the
maximum fines for defective design and work lapses which had led to a
roof collapse during the construction of Compassvale Primary School in
June last year.
The deputy managing
director of public-listed Eltech Electronics, Lee Tat Meng, 49, has been
charged with insider trading, by dumping his shares when he learnt that
the company was facing worse-than-expected losses.
domestic exports rose by an unexpectedly strong 18.8% last month to
S$7.8 billion, signalling a return to fast-track expansion after
January's slow growth.
An internet poll in
which 647 persons responded by 6pm yesterday identified Ngee Ann
City Civic Plaza as the leading choice for the Speakers' Corner,
followed by the Padang.
A man who secretly
filmed a woman showering and another using his master bedroom toilet was
fined a total of S$2000 yesterday. Albert Tay Beng Guan, 35, a market
research manager, pleaded guilty to two charges of insulting their
modesty and was fined S$1000 on each count.
A 17-year-old boy
was beaten and stabbed outside the Mandarin Hotel on Sunday and is now
fighting for his life.
stock market yesterday suffered severe selling pressure amid political
uncertainty as protesters continued to demand President Lee Teng-Hui's
resignation as Kuomintang (KMT) chairman.
A woman charged with raping a man walked free from court on Monday after
the alleged victim decided against proceeding with the complaint.
London: The new
independent counsel in charge of various long running probes connected
with President Bill Clinton has declared he is hiring more investigators
to determine whether to seek criminal charges in matters, including the
Monica Lewinsky affair.
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