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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.
The weather TODAY: Showers with thunder in the morning affecting most areas. High tide 1.18 am 2.7m 12.48 pm 3.1m Sunrise 7.16 am Sunset 7.21 pm Moonrise 9.44 pm Moonset 9.20 am PSI: 40 (good) Temp: 23-32 degrees Celsius
Get For Me: Mariah Carey - The Rainbow Tour
Stop Press! Our favourite pop diva, Mariah Carey, is hopping into Singapore for a ONE NIGHT ONLY concert on 13 Mar 2000 at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.
Don't miss her performance! Tickets are now available at SISTIC as follows:
Stadium Seats: S$60
Side Stadium Seats: S$105
Pitch Sky Boxes: S$155
Pitch (Front) VIP Boxes: S$260
NEW LAUNCH: G.K. Goh has announced the launch of their online stock trading site. Click GOHDIRECT.
COMING SOON: A new website which has an auction mall, shopping plaza and more. Click i-mall21.com for a preview.
COMING SOON: A new website IP3000.com which claims to have over 7 000 000 websites indexed, including Europe and Asia. It says it is the largest information and media search engine on the web. Click Internet Portal 3000 to get a preview now.
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NEW: New M1 shop opens at #B1-19/20 Paragon Shopping Centre. Other branches are at #B1-18-19 Tampines Mall and #01-16-17 West Mall.
NATIONAL SERVICE: Central Manpower Base (CMPB) National service registration starts on Monday 31 Jan 2000 for all male Singapore citizens and permanent residents (PRs) born on or between 14 Jun 1982 and 12 Sep 1982, and ends on 10 Mar 2000.
GET FOR ME: Save the ACS (Anglo Chinese School) clock tower An appeal for support.
BOOKS: Top Ten KINOKUNIYA Bestsellers Top Ten MPH Bestsellers Top Ten BORDERS Bestsellers Top Ten TIMES Bestsellers Shows the top ten fiction and non-fiction titles sold at these bookstores last week.
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EXPATRIATES: EscapeArtist.Com The website on overseas living for international job seekers and expatriates. ExpatSingapore For expatriates planning to relocate to Singapore. Provides excellent information on Singapore. ContactSingapore Step-by-step guide to applying for a job, getting an employment pass, remuneration structure and corporate culture.
GET FOR ME: New Books
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Singapore: A Pictorial History 1819-2000
By Gretchen Liu
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The road shown on the front cover was Holloway Lane. It has recently gone the way of the Dodo and in its place is an open ground awaiting redevelopment. In the background is St Joseph's Church in Queen's Street.
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Today Tuesday 22 Feb 2000
A fire which occurred yesterday in an HDB flat in Blk 564 Ang Mo Kio Ave 3 left four people dead and another four in ICU at the hospital. Police suspect that the fire was started deliberately. The death toll may rise. There were altogether 11 people staying in the flat, including 8 Indonesian students in their 20s.
STI plunges 61 points to its lowest level in more than three months, hurt by Friday's sell-off in the US stock markets ad weak trade data at home.
Phnom Penh: Two men who pinched a woman's bottom narrowly escaped death at the hands of a vigilante mob after the victim yelled 'stop thief', police in the Cambodian capital said yesterday.
Around the world
London: The two boys who murdered toddler Jamie Bulger are to be given new identities and round-the-clock police protection when they are freed from prison which could come as early as next year, according to a report here.
Washington: Historians yesterday dealt a blow to President Bill Clinton's hopes for an illustrious legacy, ranking his presidency average and his moral authority the lowest among US presidents, just behind President Nixon's.
Courtesy of The Straits Times
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