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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 12.28 am 2.7m 12.39
pm 2.6m Sunrise 7.08 am Sunset 7.15 pm Moonrise 9.08 pm Moonset
8.42 am PSI: 52 (moderate)
Temp: 24-31 degrees Celsius (updated daily at 6am Singapore time)
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Singapore Currency Notes
Magix Broadband Zone opens at
The Singapore Census of Population is here
220 000 randomly selected households
representing one-fifth of the household population here are
being sent notification letters in six batches from 21 Mar 2000
till May 2000.
census reports will be released to the public from late August
Statistician, Paul Cheung, pointed out at a media briefing on 17
Mar 2000 that one in every four people here is now a
non-Singaporean. This has lots of implications on social
interaction. The number of marriages between Singaporeans and
non-Singaporeans is more than 20% of all marriages.
Zone has opened
at Suntec City. It's a one-stop centre where you can experience
for yourself the superior benefits of broadband technology.
With 35 terminals set
up for Internet surfing, and even video-conferencing, you'll be
able to try out the super fast speeds of broadband technology.
As the shop is set up
by SingTel Magix in partnership with First Mobile, there are
handphones, such as those from Siemens, Nokia, Ericsson and
Motorola, on sale. Visit them now at 3 Temasek Boulevard, #03-026B
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Standard Chartered Bank has tied up with
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AsiaBuilders.com to provide comprehensive listings and product
catalogues for the construction industry. To be launched end Apr 2000.
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A new website which
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We are now 345 pages thick and growing.
New! The new
Cartier boutique has opened at
Ngee Ann City #01-33 & #02-04. Tel: (65) 734 2427.
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.
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Internet Photo Printing
Services at Suntec City
Digital photo printing 3R
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|BUILDINGS TO BE PULLED DOWN
NATIONAL LIBRARY BUILDING: National Development Minister
Mah Bow Tan told Parliament on 7 Mar 2000 that the National Library
Building in Stamford Road would have to go.
Save the ACS (Anglo Chinese School) clock tower An appeal for
Government Website Police
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.
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take in the sights.
Our maiden trip takes place this Saturday 25 Mar 2000,
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Today Wednesday 22 Mar 2000
Chief Justice Yong
Pung How rejected the appeal of 18-year-old student Edwin Lim Zhaoming
who had hacked into a Television Corporation of Singapore website and
doubled the boy's jail sentence to 10 months yesterday.
United Overseas Bank
(UOB) and DBS Bank will issue corporate credit and purchasing cards to
government staff for free. The two banks have been appointed as card
issuers for two years initially, with an option to extend the
arrangement for another two years.
transit or waiting to board a plane at the Changi Airport can log onto
the Internet free of charge using their own laptops. This new service is
now available at the departure and transit lounges of both airport
terminals. Modems can be purchased at shops in the airport for S$288 or
rented at S$4 per half hour at certain shops.
Auxilliary outriders were charged in a district court yesterday with
corruption, bringing the tally so far to 19.
New Delhi: No more
nuclear arms tests, says PM.
Amman, Jordan: Pope John
Paul II led around 70 000 worshippers yesterday at Jordan's first papal
mass, overjoyed that his millennium pilgrimage was now taking him to
lands where Christ lived and travelled.
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Singapore's water is
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