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Monday with the Editor: Apologies for delay in replies to e-mails.
noticed that more students from the tertiary institutions
here in Singapore, as well as in some other countries, have
come into our website in search of information on Singapore.
that these chaps, in surfing the Internet for whatever they
are looking for, are looking out for information needed for
their curriculum projects.
of these students have e-mailed me to get assistance. I have
tried my level best to respond to some of their e-mails, but
as I am running this website on minimal resources, I have
had, in the past, sort of eh "forgotten" to reply
to some of the e-mails.
I wish to apologise whole-heartedly. At this juncture, I
still find it very difficult to spare time to respond to all
the e-mails that we receive here. And I still have this bad
habit of conveniently forgetting to reply to e-mails. What
makes things worse is we can't hire staff. Why? To be frank,
we haven't made a profit from this website to date. Our
income in 1999 & 2000 was just a little over a hundred
dollars. In 2001, up till today, we have only received one
order for goods/services, and even then, we made a loss on
see, running a dot.com business is not a lucrative business
at all. However, there are some of us out there who seem to
harbour this delusion that a dot.com business is a gold
mine. I would say this to them - Stop Dreaming!
one, have not been paid a single cent in salary or
commission or any other form of reward or incentives, call
them by whatever name you choose, up till today.
may ask, do I choose to go on giving this free service? You
may have been aware that Getforme.com is all about
Singapore. Being a Singaporean, and a proud one at that, I
think it's my duty to provide the information that I have
collected and collated here for your convenience, whether
you are a local or a foreign visitor.
joy to share such knowledge. I am also proud that the
information we have put up here is useful to those who surf
by our website. We know so. We started with getting just 400
hits a day back in November 1999. Now, we are getting an
average of 13,000 hits a day.
be a pittance compared to the biggies, such as Lycos and
Yahoo. Even then, we are quite happy with the response to
our hard work. Today, this website is 3054 pages thick. It
is not a plaything anymore. Updating the webpages is pure
hard work. We are struggling along so if you notice that we
have been slow in updating certain sections, it is because
we do not have enough hands to do the updating quickly. Bear
with us. We appreciate your understanding. To those of you
who have written in, I have this to say - I will try to
reply as soon as I can. If you need to know something
urgently, just keep sending e-mails to me.
is a new website for computer gamers launched by Lycos Singapore,
a Net portal here. Called Khabal, it offers myriad services for
players, including the all-important public game servers. It is
currently hosting 19 game servers locally with popular games such
as Counter-Strike, Quake Arena and Day of Defeat.
Partners offers unique and effective leadership training and strategic planning
workshops in Asia-Pacific area.
More than 24,000 titles from the National Library Board's (NLB)
collection of e-books, e-magazines, CD-Roms and videos are now
available online at this website launched on 7 Sep 2001. It will
offer the content direct to home and office computers with an
Internet connection. Membership in the eLibraryHub is free.
Andy Tan's Personal Homepage. View my photos, interesting links
and about me. Hi there - I'm 28, a Chinese Singaporean guy looking
for more friends.
is about the original branch of Taijiquan - Chen Style. With
write-ups on Taijiquan, and renowned Masters (from China),
training venues, events, e-shop of Taijiquan stuff, forum for
is the premier b2b portal on Printed Circuit Boards industry In
Monitor, TV, Printer, VCR, Hi-Fi,
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Energy Field Healing.
Alternative medicine, Complementary medicine, Wholistic a non-invasive
treatment of the body physically, mentally, emotionally and
spiritually. Providing healing sessions and Healing courses and
- women's couture resale - Very gently worn, women's authentic couture clothing and accessories, Vintage
and current, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Hermes, Valentino.
is the website of the Air France airlines in Singapore, offers on
line booking, international flights schedules, frequent flyer
services, baggage tracking, and more...
World66.com is the open-source
travel portal. Interactive guides to hundreds of destinations,
Singapore Lawyers - William Lai & Alan Wong. The firm is
privileged to serve you and prestigious Banking & Financial
institutions both local and foreign.
Click New Websites for the rest of the
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The Singaporean website community Set up your company's
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the next public holiday. It falls on 14 Nov 2001.
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A NUS graduation
festivity showcasing the best of home-grown talents.
by Stella NG, Pam OEI & Peculiar Remedies
2001 The Theatre, University
Cultural Centre 8pm
your varsity days, from orientation to exams,
friendships forged, love lost and found and finally
graduating... to a new beginning. A rising star in
Taiwan, Stella will perform with her acoustic
guitar. Also taking centre stage will be Pam
OEI, an established actress and her talented band,
the Peculiar Remedies, performing a mix of folk,
rock and pop original songs and covers.
Recital by Dennis LEE & TOH Chee Hung
2001 The Hall, University Cultural
|Based in London,
Dennis LEE and TOH Chee Hung have won numerous
international awards and have thrilled audiences all
over the world, including Europe, USA, Canada,
Australia, China, Malaysia and Singapore. This
critically-acclaimed husband-wife duo will return to
Singapore to display their individual artistry as
well as combined skills and brilliant musicianship.
The varied concert programme will include solo piano
and 4-hand works by Mozart, Kuhlau, Liszt, Debussy,
Moszkowski and Dvorak.
tickets available at all SISTIC outlets from 20 Aug 2001.
(S$1 SISTIC charge applies) Tel: (65) 348 5555 or click HERE!
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