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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.
A high-level working
committee is now looking at ways to encourage more couples to have
babies. Demographer Saw Swee Hock says that if the fertility rate
continues to stay below two, the population here, minus the foreigners,
will peak at about 3.3 million in 2025 and then begin to drop.
Singapore's water is
clean and safe to drink from the tap. There is no need to boil it.
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Members of the Housing & Development Board
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New Justices of Peace
Local Talents (Comedy/Music/
Writing) Siva Choy
Local Talents (Vocal) Sun Yan Zi
Local Talents (Music) Budak Pantai
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National Arts Council Members
Singapore Broadcasting Authority (SBA) Members
Singapore Power on hike in power
Food Stalls Suspended From
Motor-vehicle COE Insurance
Nanyang Technological University Vital
Statistics for 2000
Free Domain Search
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New Motorcycles for Sale
Rooms for Rent
Used Motorcycles for Sale
Top 50 Schools (Express)
Speakers' Corner at Hong Lim Park
Pioneer Class of 2000: Singapore
Abstract of Currency Notes & Coins In
Singapore National Songs
The WEATHER on SUNDAY: Showers
with thunder are expected in the morning, affecting most parts of
Singapore. Partly cloudy thereafter. WEATHER
OUTLOOK: MONDAY & TUESDAY: Late morning and early
afternoon showers with thunder can be expected. WATER TIDES
(this month) High tide 12.15am 3.0m
11.48am 2.9m SUN Sunrise
6.47 am Sunset 6.51 pm MOON Moonrise
8.15am Moonset 8.35pm PSI: 41 (good) TEMPERATURE:
24-32 degrees Celsius (The weather is updated daily at 8am Singapore
time) For more information, call Meteorological Service Singapore Tel:
(65) 542 7788.
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New e-mail group for our Dating Club
Club section has been in place on this website for about two
weeks, but so far there has been little response from visitors
to our website.
From daily statistics, we know a number of
our visitors visit the Dating Club section - one even left a
test message - but were less inclined to take up our invitation
to use the message board to find a love match. Some of these
visitors found there way here through search engines, such as
google and yahoo.
So, we have today included an e-mail
group in the Dating Club section to facilitate exchanges
between like-minded parties who want to join a Dating Club. Membership
is FREE and open to all. There is no need for us to approve
your membership at all. All you need do is click onto the e-mail
group, register to join as a member, and you are in instantly.
We hope you will take up our offer
and partake in the process of finding your love-mate. It may be
like looking for a needle in the haystack, but if you make a
start, you are already ahead. You will be among the first to use
this facility so the place will look new and empty. But, if you
persevere, you may find more people coming in and one of them
may be whom you are looking for. Try it now! Click DatingClub.
received our 600,000th hit on 21 Oct 2000!
Letters to the Editor
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TheFatSpot.com.sg is a
home entertainment website. You can rent DVD videos from them @
S$5 per disc. Free home delivery if you order 3 or more discs.
Otherwise you can pick them up at any of their authorised local
Net-temps.com A world
of jobs, neatly packaged
is a new banking website launched by Bank of Singapore. It
currently offers online business checking accounts and business
tools, such as a virtual office.
is a new educational website for students, parents and teachers.
PalmCasino.org is an online
My-Marriage.com is a new
wedding website launched on 14 Oct 2000. It provides information
on wedding planning and tells you where to get gowns,
photography, wedding car rental, confectionery, etc.
is a non-profit professional puppetry company.
is the website to visit for hand-built and die-cast model
ArabicCasino.com an arabic casino - online casino.
d-finder.com is a one-stop
source of information on discounts and other special promotions
available in Singapore.
was launched on 28 Sep 2000. Arts enthusiasts can now book their
favourite shows online at TicketCharge's new website.
Previously, TicketCharge customers could only buy tickets via
phone or at their outlets.
or the print version, a morning tabloid, Project Eyeball, is a new newspaper
which hit the streets
on 12 Aug 2000. Brought to you by Singapore Press Holdings (SPH).
is a legal website which was officially launched on 21 Sep 2000. It provides
a one-stop centre for people to find lawyers.
Click New Websites for the rest of the
BANKmates: Get a Personal Assistant to do your errands in
The Singaporean website community Set up your company's
website here. More...
We are now 1,467 pages thick and growing.
Holidays CHRISTMAS DAY is
the next public holiday. It falls on Monday 25 December 2000.
Madam Kang's Kitchen Message
Cemetery Warren Message Board
Registration for national
service for all male Singaporeans and permanent residents born between
13 Dec 1982 and 12 Mar 1983 started on 31 Jul 2000 and ends on 29 Sep
2000. For those born between 13 Mar 1983 & 12 Jun 1983,
registration starts on 2 Oct 2000 & ends on 24 Nov 2000.
EscapeArtist.Com The website on overseas living for international
job seekers and expatriates.
expatriates planning to relocate to Singapore. Provides excellent
information on Singapore.
Step-by-step guide to applying for a job, flying into Singapore, getting an employment
pass, and applying for visas for your spouse and children.
Services Relocating to
To The West - A Legendary Children Drama Presented by Arts Theatre of
Singapore Ltd 3, 4, & 6 Nov 2000 8pm Victoria Theatre. 4 & 5 Nov 2000 3.30pm
Victoria Theatre Tickets
at S$16, S$18, S$20, S$22 Tickets from SISTIC at Tel: (65) 348 5555
or click SISTIC
Performances from 2 Nov 2000 Singapore Indoor Stadium Tickets at S$120, S$85, S$55
for 8pm shows. S$100,
S$75, S$45 for 2.30pm shows. Student tickets available at S$45 for matinee
& S$55 for evening shows. Tickets from SISTIC at Tel: (65) 348 5555 or
Presented by Act 3 7 - 25 Nov 2000 Act 3
Theatre, 126 Cairnhill Rd Singapore 229707 Tickets at S$12 (best suited
for 4 years and above) Tickets from SISTIC at Tel: (65) 348 5555 or
click SISTIC For enquiries,
please contact Act 3 at Tel: (65) 734 9090
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8 and still counting That's the number of MediaCorp Studios artistes
so far to have resigned to cross over to rival MediaWorks set up
by the SPH group.
Tourist Arrival Statistics
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please click HERE.
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Sunday 29 Oct 2000
Singapore Cable Car (SCC),
which runs the 26-year-old Mount Faber Cable Car Station, has drawn up
an ambitious S$9.5 million plan to turn Mount Faber into a magic
mountain, complete with toboggan runs, chairlifts, a network of tree
houses and restaurants and shops. This was disclosed by its general
manager Kelvin HO in an exclusive interview with The Straits Times.
A Ministry of Defence (Mindef)
car smashed into a bus shelter near Pine Grove condominium in Ulu Pandan
Road at about 5.30pm on Friday - injuring four people who were taking
refuge from the rain.
A teenaged student who was
having a shower had a shock when she realised that her landlord was
watching her by using a mirror he held over the bathroom door. The man,
LAU Bak Lim, 37, had stood on a chair outside the bathroom and slipped
the mirror through the gap between the top of the door and the ceiling.
LAU, who pleaded guilty to a charge of intending to insult the modesty
of his tenant, was fined S$2000 by a magistrate court on Friday.
Pilots of the Republic of
Singapore Air Force (RSAF) will visit Europe next year to test a new
fighter plane, the Eurofighter Typhoon, in the search for a substitute
to replace the ageing A4 and F5 jets.
Jakarta: The United States
Embassy accused Senior Indonesian officials on Saturday of spreading
disinformation, and warned that trade and tourism between the two
countries could be seriously affected.
Cebu, Philippines: Vice-
President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has rejected a proposal for her to
share power with President Joseph Estrada, after disclosing that her
"unified opposition" group was already preparing a programme
for her first 100 days as the next President.
Around the world
Philadelphia, USA: A pig
flew first class on USAirways, and the airline, now embarrassed, said it
is never going to let it happen again. Airline officials confirmed that
they allowed a 130-kg pig to fly in the first class cabin on 17 Oct
2000, on a flight from Philadelphia to Seattle, Washington. The pig sat
on the floor in the frist row of the first-class section. The animal
became unruly as the Boeing 757, with 200 passengers on board, taxied
towards the airport terminal. FAA officials in Seattle promised to
investigate the incident.
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15ml Cherry Brandy
120ml Pineapple Juice
15ml Lime Juice
7.5ml Dom Benedictine
A dash of Angostura
Garnish with a slice of
pineapple & cherry
The Singapore Sling was
created by Raffles Hotel bartender Mr Ngiam Tong Boon.