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The Straits Times, 3 April 1971

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  • Masthead [Title Section]
    AVERAGE DAILY CERTIFIED SALE EXCEEDS 200,000 The National Newspaper The Straits Times Estd 1845 SATURDAY, APRIL 3, 1971 20 CENTS M.C. (P) No. 2507  (24 words)
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  • Bringing up Audi [Articles + Illustrations]
    Bringing up Audi If he misbehaves he will get his share of spanking... 9 -BY HIS FATHER PENANG, Friday PENANC boy millionaire, five-year-old Audi Chung Peng Oon, will continue to live a normal life and receive the same treatment as his 11 -year-old brother, Peng Hoy. But his future will...  (755 words)
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  • TWO great features for your Sunday reading [Articles]
    TWO great features for your Sunday reading In tomorrow's Sunday Times Jackie's husband the first instalment of a true-life, rags-to-riches drama in the new Sunday Times fe a t v r e 'Leisure.' Khrushchev's Memoirs Part One of a lively political document, in the new look Asia Magazine.  (48 words)
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  • Calley (freed by Nixon) is back in his flat [Articles]
    Calley (freed by Nixon) is back in his flat PORT BENNING, r (Georgia), Fri. Lieut. William Calley, ordered released by President Nixon after a furore over the officer's life sentence in the My Lai massacre case moved around his four-room apartment here today a relatively free man. The 27-year-old Calley...  (338 words)
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  • Dutch bank rate cut [Articles]
    Dutch bank rate cut AMSTERDAM, Frl. The Dutch bank rate was cut from six per cent to s'« per cent with effect from Monday, the Dutch Central Bank said today. In ROME, the Treasury announced today that Italy will lower the bank rate from 5.5 per cent to five per...  (54 words)
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  • Jordan under shelling from Syria [Articles]
    Jordan under shelling from Syria AMMAN. Frl. Jordan came under heavy firing: from Syrian territory early today, an Interior Ministry spokesman said here. He said in a statement that the barrage began after dawn and included ma-chine-ran fire, rockets and mortar shelling Some of the rockets fell in northern Ramtha,...  (97 words)
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  • 'Mujib in West Pakistan' [Articles]
    'Mujib in West Pakistan' RAWALPINDI, Friday §HEIKH Mujibur Rahman, leader of the defiance against the military regime in Hast Pakistan, is being held in army custody in West Pakistan, informed sources here said today. They disclosed that Sheikh Mujib was flown from East to West Pakistan on March 26 the...  (763 words)
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  • Races in KL to go on despite syces' go-slow [Articles]
    Races in KL to go on despite syces' go-slow IT- UA L A LUMPUR, Fri. Racing in Kuala Lumpur will carry on this weekend despite a go-slow of syces employed by the Malaysian trainers. This assurance was given by the chairman of the Selangor Turf Club, Dato Sir Clough Thuraisingham,...  (287 words)
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  • Bomb youths jailed [Articles]
    Bomb youths jailed HONG KONG. Frl. A Hong Kong court today jailed two Chinese youths lor 11 months each (or possession of a simulated bomb as the bomb scare swept the colon> for the seventh day. Reuter. (See Pace 13)  (40 words)
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  • Saigon troops take back base [Articles]
    Saigon troops take back base CAIGON, Frl Tenacious South Vietnamese troops, battered in two days of continuous battle with a North Vietnamese assault force, have recaptured Fire Base Six. They lost the artillery base near the Laos border to a North Vietnamese assault two days ago. Twenty South Vietnamese soldiers...  (331 words)
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  • Armstrong is 'weaker' [Articles]
    Armstrong is 'weaker' NEW YORK. Frl Jazz trumpeter Louis Armstrong was today reported in weakened condition in Beth Israe! Hospital here where he Is being treated (or a heart a'lment A mid-morning bulletin said the TO-ycar-old musician '■spent a restless night, with Increased respiratory difficulty Hi:- general condition has weakened."...  (51 words)
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  • Strike ballot [Articles]
    Strike ballot LONDON. Frl. Ford workers he!d a secret ballot at 22 factories across Britain today to decide whether to end a nlne-week-olc! strike which has delayed dt liveries In Europe. North America and Asia Reuter.  (36 words)
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  • Hotpants ban [Articles]
    Hotpants ban BRUSSELS Frl Belgian Postal Minister Edouard Anseele today bar. ned girl post office staff from wearing hotpants to work. Reuter.  (22 words)
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  • 3a.m. ROUNDUP

    • PAK WARNING TO INDIA [Articles]
      PAK WARNING TO INDIA NEW DELHI, Fri—Pakistan today warned India of "dangerous consequences" which it said could result from Indian interference in Pakistan's internal affairs. Radio Pakistan reported tonight—Reuter. (See this pace).  (32 words)
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  • Page 1 Advertisements

  • Four 'L' airgirls lose their jobs [Articles]
    Four 'L' airgirls lose their jobs- CINGAPORE, Fri. Malaysia-Singapore Airlines today confirmed that it had dismissed four probationary air hostesses. They are three Malaysians and a local girl who were undergoing the final stages of their training programme when they were told by the management that their services had been...  (138 words)
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  • Industrial relations review urged [Articles + Illustrations]
    Industrial relations review urged MTUC: SYSTEM UNSATISFACTORY KUALA LUMPUR. Friday ]y|TUC president, Mr. Yeoh Teck Chye, today called for a complete review of the "unsatisfactory" industrial system in Malaysia. The present method of handling industrial disputes, he said, was far from satisfactory. The basis and guiding rules of the whole...  (319 words)
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  • ROY DROPS CHARGE FOR RETURN POSTAGE [Articles]
    ROY DROPS CHARGE FOR RETURN POSTAGE SINGAPORE. Fri—Motorists renewing road tax by post from Monday will no longer be charred 75 cents return postage for the forwarding of registration cards and insurance certificates. A Registry of Vehicles statement today said that since Aug. 1 last year motorists had been asked...  (77 words)
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  • Five years jail for robber [Articles]
    Five years jail for robber SINGAPORE. Fri. Ang Beng Ouan, 22, was Jailed for five years today for robbing tax-driver Tan Kirn Seng of $25, a driving licence, idenUty card and watch in Kirn Tian Road on March 29. Ang, with six previous convictions, had three other similar charges taken...  (72 words)
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  • 'Pirate' loses his car [Articles]
    'Pirate' loses his car SINOAPORE. Fri Pirate taxi driver Ang Kirn Chow was fined $250 today when he pleaded guilty to using his car for hire without a valid pubUc service vehicle licence on Sept. 21 last year at Jalan Toa Payoh. His car was confiscated.  (46 words)
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  • Charity sale [Articles]
    Charity sale ZINOAPORE, Fri. The Society For Aid to the Paralysed Mrfll hold an Easter sale at Sunny way Kindergarten at No. 1. Balmoral Park, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon tomorrow.  (32 words)
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  • Airport chief resigns [Articles]
    Airport chief resigns SINGAPORE. Fri. Singapore airport manager, Mr. Peter Low, has resigned to join the private sector. He was with the Department of Civil Aviation for four years. Mr. Roland Nlcollch. formerly secretary of Outram Hospital, i: the new manager.  (41 words)
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  • Tourist's death probe [Articles]
    Tourist's death probe SINOAPORE, Fri. Police Investigating the death of Australian tourist Garry Eames. 21, in Johore Road on Wednesday, have ruled out foul play. Police today said the tourist, of Woollongong In Sydney, died of natural causes  (38 words)
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  • Magazine banned [Articles]
    Magazine banned KUALA LUMPUR. Fri Last December's issue of "Suara Slswa" the official publication of the National Union of Malaysian Muslim Stu- dents has been banned under the Internal Security Act. People in possession of the magazine should surrender It to the police.  (43 words)
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  • GARDAM, QC, ADMITTED TO STORE BAR FOR CIVIL CASE [Articles]
    GARDAM, QC, ADMITTED TO STORE BAR FOR CIVIL CASE CINGAPORE. Fri Mr David Gardam, QC, was admitted today to the Singapore Bar by Mr. Justice D'Cotta for a civil appeal to be heard here in September. Lawyer Mr. K. S. Chung will appear with him in the appeal for businessman...  (197 words)
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  • The four C's that are essential in life [Articles + Illustrations]
    The four C's that are essential in life CINGAPORE. Fl 1 Conscience, operation, compeb and commitment these are the four ••C"s essential in litt The Rev. T.R Doraiv principal of the Tea* Training College. Mid today. Speaking at the Pr terian Boys' School q day. he defined science" as the...  (257 words)
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  • Trade fair [Articles]
    Trade fair KUALA LUMPUR. Pi The Made-in-MalavMa Trade Pair, scheduled to open tomorrow at Stadium Negara. has been postponed to May 22  (22 words)
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  • Page 2 Advertisements

    • Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
      SCHOOL CERTIFICATE AND HIGHER SCHOOL CERTIFICATE 1971 EXAMINATIONS Approved training facilities Faculty of Specialists and Graduates Approved laboratory facilities Modern training facilities for Commerical Subjects Daytime and evening classes. ADMISSION NOW OPEN CITY SCHOOL OF COMMERCE Dept of Arts Commerce Oept. of Science, 218 Queen St., Singapore. 169-B Selegie Rd.,...  (294 words)
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    • Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
      The word fit means a lot to Berlei. It means that a bra is perfectly designed to make the most of your shape. Not force you into the way the bra wants to go. It means that it will always stay comfortable, because it's designed to fit your body. It...  (185 words)
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  • Page 2 Miscellaneous

    • Page 2 Miscellaneous Column 1 [Miscellaneous]
      Bugs Bunny By Ralph Heimdahl WHAT'S /THE FIRST TIME LE'S HAVE A LOOK A VER I HAD THIS HAT HAVE YA TJ9IEP I BEEFy II CLEANED IT j Ifcrft*-. STRETCHIN' i ELMER^/ S^SHWUNK!/ B\V, J IT^> I ArvrTt^rviFMT^ 1/ vML s \C^-'^7i II AiAl Uo 1 tAtti lo II Tcsfe...  (64 words)
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  • No hope of reprieve for woman told to leave Australia [Articles]
    No hope of reprieve for woman told to leave Australia SYDNEY, Friday JHERE is no hope of a reprieve for a 30--year-old Malaysian woman who h;is been told to leave Australia after living in this coontry for 12 years. An immigration Department spokesman today said the woman, an accountant who...  (341 words)
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  • Former PC crossexamined at inquiry [Articles]
    Former PC crossexamined at inquiry SINGAPORE. Fri. Fori.ier police constable William Low Kiap Pat. 29. was cross-examined for two hours by defence counsel in a magistrates court today. Low is a prosecution witthe preliminary inquiry in which two men Tan Kok Ping. 22. a shop assistant, and Lee Hock Chye,...  (105 words)
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  • BARGIRL TELLS POLICE: FIVE MEN RAPED ME [Articles]
    BARGIRL TELLS POLICE: FIVE MEN RAPED ME IPOH. Fri. A 21-year-old bargirl told police here yesterday that she was raped by five men in an empty house on the Tasek bypass on Wednesday night. Five customers in the bar had invited her out for supper at 10 p.m. and she...  (77 words)
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  • Smashing! [Articles + Illustrations]
    Smashing! PIANO-CHOPPING RACE TO SWELL EX-SOLDIERS' BENEVOLENT FUND SINGAPORE. Friday rniIESK pianos are not X for playing. Instead, they will be smashec! to pieces in a piano-smashing race at the funfair to be held at the Dover Road stadium tomorrow to raise funds for the British Army Locally Enlisted Personnel...  (201 words)
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  • Page 3 Advertisements

    • Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
      SHOE Of THE MONTH H^^design 29 Design 29 For the man of today. For the casually stylish dresser on that stylishly casual date. A bold yet simple design with the forward look. Sizes: 4 10,61-9*  (35 words)
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    • Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
      A 5 minute drive can last you yeans. The New Corolla. This is the new Corolla 1200' And you'll like the attractive You'll like it enough to want to handsome, sleek, trendy. interior; the wall-to-wall carpeting; drive it for years. You'll like the longer nose, the and the matching dashboard....  (93 words)
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  • Page 3 Miscellaneous

    • Page 3 Miscellaneous Column 1 [Miscellaneous]
      Straits Times Crossword ACROSS blended (8). 1. He goes round after Uie 8. Answers members of press, race (7). including Don Turner (8). 5. Olrl liable to panic, some l ml B nt hel ln he might say? (7) balance against gold (4. 6). 8. Bird shows compunction, 15 Emulous...  (260 words)
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  • Scotland Yardtrained Mr. Yeoh is now No. 2 in Police Force [Articles + Illustrations]
    Scotland Yardtrained Mr. Yeoh is now No. 2 in Police Force SINGAPORE, Fri. Senior J Asst. Commissioner Yeoh Bin Cbiat, 52, has been promoted to the No. 2 post in the Police Force. His appointment as Acting Deputy Commissioner was officially announced by the police this evening. Mr. Yeoh succeeds...  (141 words)
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  • Complaint to husband's mother wrecks marriage [Articles]
    Complaint to husband's mother wrecks marriage SINGAPORE, Fri. An electrician railed at his wife and turned her out after she complained to his mother about all-night gambling sessions. Mrs. Teng Le« Mln. 32, said this today when she successfully sued her husband for a divorce on the ground of constructive...  (117 words)
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  • New tug Donna needed in such a hurry... [Articles]
    New tug Donna needed in such a hurry SINGAPORE, Fri. The Straits Engineers' new tug Donna was so badly needed that she sailed here on her own steam from Sri Racha, Thailand despite the north-east monsoon and her captain sustaining two broken ribs on the way. Normally tugs the size...  (162 words)
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  • Third postponement will be 'last of its kind' [Articles]
    Third postponement will be 'last of its kind' SINGAPORE. Fri rIE trial of 11 women most of them elderly charged with demonstrating outside City Hall on Feb. 2, was postponed for the third time in a month, to May 12 and 13. DPP Mr. Chta Quee Kee sought the assurance...  (213 words)
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  • Homes in the new office buildings in city [Articles]
    Homes in the new office buildings in city TAN WANG JOO Architects unhappy over govt ruling By SINGAPORE, Fn GOVERNMENT directive that major com martial projects should provide resident ial space is causing a great deal of unhappiness among Singapore architects. As a result of the ruling aimed at bringinp;...  (470 words)
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  • Page 4 Advertisements

    • Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
      New TEP Liquid TOILET BOWL CLEANER aims up.. .cleans everywhere... even the problem area under the rim. TEP Toilet Bowl Cleaner with Its ex- X (I) elusive spout cleans and disinfects Exclusive f*~y more effectively than ordinary granular spout -K cleansers. I for those hard to fcws tt I reach...  (354 words)
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  • Page 4 Miscellaneous

    • Page 4 Miscellaneous Column 1 [Miscellaneous]
      llh'ft Oop By l.r. Ha mi in U— g «,MOUroMKNB». JJ *W BALONEY, WI7ER.' I I OUACKERV/? I I 5? rUHAWIYIOUKNOW O*A >. YOU'RE NOTHING BUT VWdoLs k *P> K\ MY BUSINESS AINT LEGITIMATE A PRACTITIONER OF ,1/^*7^ 5f jW D^ MUMBO- JUMBO.' PBOFeSStOWIi QUACKERY AN' WE /J VJI' VT...  (102 words)
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  • Straits Times photoman robbed of his car [Articles]
    Straits Times photoman robbed of his car DETALING JAVA, Fri Straits Times photographer Soong Hon Sin was robbed of his car and $21 by two armed men last night. Mr. Soong, who was surprised by the robbers as he was about to leave his car after parking it at Medan...  (255 words)
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  • 'Co-ops will not help much to curb price hikes' [Articles + Illustrations]
    'Co-ops will not help much to curb price hikes' HIGHER LIVING COST INEVITABLE- SM A BOSS 3 basic reasons why cost of living has gone up SINGAPORE, Friday THK chairman of the Singapore Manufacturers Association, Mr. Whang Tar Liang, today doubted if the formation of consumers associations or co-operative supermarkets...  (715 words)
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  • DR. TAN AGAIN QUERIES WELFAREFUND CUT [Articles]
    DR. TAN AGAIN QUERIES WELFAREFUND CUT SINGAPORE, Fri.— Dr. Aucustine H.H. Tan. MP for Whampoa who questioned the cut in social welfare funds in the recent budget debate, re-stated his case tonight. He argued that economic development in Singapore was shifting the burden of social welfare "from kindred and clan...  (182 words)
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  • Page 5 Advertisements

    • Page 5 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
      I*""" KHKAtCO'S IT'S THE BIG ONE! FAT SAVINGS!! EVERYTHING IS A NEW OR FURTHER REDUCTION. DON'T MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY TO BUY THE REAL BEAUTIFUL THINGS. BE EARLY. TEXTILES UP NOW 1. Doc/Cotton Voil 44" 2.90 p. yds. 1.40 p. yds. 2. Printed Jocquord Cotton 36" 3.60 2.90 Italian Printed Linen...  (308 words)
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    • Page 5 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
      SPEEDO i& Jetstream swimwear THE CHOICE OF OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS 1968 OLYMPIC GAMES 27 OUT OF 29 GOLD MEDALS WON IN SPEEDO Mi Agcntt ror Spore Shalome Associates JcO Orchard Rood. Tel XXXXX2, SINGAPORE 9 The people -shaped car. The New Corolla. c des '9 ned the new Corolla Or stand...  (174 words)
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  • The Straits Times Saturday Forum

    • NOT TOO LONG OR SHORT [Letters]
      NOT TOO LONG OR SHORT ...Like before in the SAF? 0N March 24 my brother came home from camp and was beyond recognition. Keason: He had been dragged to the army barbershop by the Military Police to have his hair cut, at a ridiculous height, despite his pleas to give...  (428 words)
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    • Untitled [Letters]
      ■■■■■■■IMB CAN the Joo Chlat com- munity centre authorities do something to improve the centre's basket- < ball court? The floor Is cracking and rough, the nets are all torn, and the rings shaky. BASKETBALLER. Singapore, 15.  (36 words)
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    • Spare some thought for your poor students [Letters]
      Spare some thought for your poor students EDUCATORS TOLD: JT is all very easy for the Ministry of Education to stress extra cumeular activities and for school principals and teachers to compel pupils to go to school several tunes in a week outside school hours for ECA. Do these ladies...  (398 words)
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    • Storm over a report [Letters]
      Storm over a report rUR write-up by Nancy Byramji on the Sikh seminar (ST.. March 31) is largely Inaccurate. To call Sikhs who disregard any one of the five X's (pillars) of the faith as "mini-revolutionaries" is, to say the least, chronic. (ED. We didn't. Some Sikh elders did.) As...  (343 words)
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    • Untitled [Letters]
      yOUR mini-reporter (Nancy 1 Byramji) focused her attention on a mini-point to give It a maxl-headlng ("Debate on future of Sikh turban" S.T., March 31). In her mlnl-orlentated enthusiasm she failed to mention, the titles of the papers to be submitted at the seminar. (EO: But she listed the topics...  (369 words)
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    • $599 mil profit? That's way off the mark [Letters]
      $599 mil profit? That's way off the mark IREIER to the lettet headed "How (im eminent will make the fantastic- profit of million." (ST. March 27). The writet refers to .m article published in the New Nation on March '.'1 >tatinn that Gr eminent is acquiring more th.in 200 acres...  (207 words)
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    • Untitled [Letters]
      I AM one of the unsuccessful candidates In last year's Senior Cambridge and will be sitting for the Singapore Cambridge at the end of this year. Most of the present Secondary Four students are using four literature books "Julius Caesar," 'Animal Farm." "Mocking Bird" and "Hard Time Last year we...  (93 words)
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    • Untitled [Letters]
      I AM prompted to draw the attention of the authority concerned that the toilet annex to the National Library lecture hall is also padlocked all the time. As there are sufficient toilet facilities at the mair. library. I see no reason why the library staff should be so selfish. When...  (112 words)
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    • CALLING UP THE 'OLD' SOLDIERS? [Letters]
      CALLING UP THE 'OLD' SOLDIERS? ITNDER THE present national service law recruits are drawn from those born between Nov. 1936 November 1942. This year the youngest registrants for national service are 59, and the oldest 35. Next year the youngest registrants will be 30 and the oldest 36. It seems...  (111 words)
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    • SYCES: LET CHARITY BEGIN AT HOME [Letters]
      SYCES: LET CHARITY BEGIN AT HOME THE solution to the claims by the Race Course General Employees Union of Malaya appears simple. Last year one of the associated clubs of the Malayan Racing Association donated $900,000 to charity. A deserving charity Is the Improvement of the salaries of syces. A...  (94 words)
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    • Untitled [Letters]
      TF "F" of Alor Star is not interested in the weekly Cantonese film on TV Malaysia he can switch off and go to bed earlier. FAN II Kuala Lumpur  (29 words)
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    • Let's have more 'old masters' on the screen [Letters]
      Let's have more 'old masters' on the screen OTHERS POINTS ON T.V...: IT IS TIME we had more classical music on TV Malaysia. For example, the "Dondang Sayang," with a little bit of creation and re-com-position with added wind and string instruments, would certainly be a hit with both young...  (119 words)
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    • Untitled [Letters]
      ft A WORD of appreciation for TV. Malaysia's "Master Class" series, which has just ended. I do not pretend to understand the music played by the masters and their pupils but I do appreciate them. In today's world of dedication to self-interest such surrender of self to beauty is inspiring....  (77 words)
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    • Untitled [Letters]
      SINGAPORE'S progress In many fields Is admirable. However, one important point seems to have been overlooked. It would be a good idea, at the time when Singaporeans reach the age of 12 and apply for their identity cards, that they are also tested for their blood groups. The group should...  (85 words)
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    • Untitled [Letters]
      IT WOULD be a great help if Radio, and Television Malaysia could remind audiences to lower the volume of sets after 9 p.m. This is the time when babies are fast asleep, students are doing their studies and some are trying to finish their office work; others may Just need...  (56 words)
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    • Untitled [Letters]
      HOW ABOUT T.V. Malaysia re-screening "The Time Tunnel" instead of "The Lands of the Giants" every Sunday night? FED UP Seremban  (21 words)
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    • Untitled [Letters]
      UEARTIEST congratulations to TV Malaysia for screening such good and educational Cantonese films during the past month. FILM FAN Kuala Lumpur  (21 words)
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    • Untitled [Letters]
      "EAN OF Alor Btar (B.T. March 29) expresses a selfish point of view. Cantonese Is. In fact, the most common dialect among the Chinese clans. And as for Mandarin, only those who have been to Chinese schools, can understand it. But what about the old folks? Many of them don't...  (70 words)
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    • Untitled [Letters]
      I REFER to the. complaint by T.V.L. of Klann (ST. March 31) and shall be grateful If he will forward the relative cover so that, we can ascertain the delay. ABDULLAH BIN ELAM DIN Pengawal Pos Selanror  (37 words)
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    • Less polish and more 'aid' [Letters]
      Less polish and more 'aid' J^ GRAND display by a largo number of youths of the uniformed organisations at the recent Muhibbah rally at Johore Bahru was marred by an unfortunate incident. A member of the Boys' Brigade fell unconscious. The first alders of the St. John's Ambulance Brigade dashed...  (220 words)
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    • A 'secondhand' service? [Letters]
      A 'secondhand' service? rpHERE ARE some disturbing aspects to the postal "ser- vice" in my neigh bourtiood. It has become the practice of postmen to deliver letters to any Tom, Dick or Harry who happens to live near the i addressee's bouse. I su.illy, such pas-sers-by promise to deliver then...  (83 words)
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    • Deaf ear [Letters]
      Deaf ear HERE IN Puchong we're only 14 miles from Kuala Lumpur but we might as well be in the middle of the jungle In terms of official consideration. The area is badly developed and worse than the wildernesses of Pahang. And our pleas for electricity service get th»» same...  (59 words)
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    • HOW PUPILS ARE STREAMED FOR SUBJECTS [Letters]
      HOW PUPILS ARE STREAMED FOR SUBJECTS I REFER to your editorial comment "Channelling Pupils" (ST. March 16). Both your editorial and the statement made by the principal of the school concerned give the impression that only the best pupils were channelled from secondary two Into technical three. They were both...  (317 words)
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      Nyal makes you want to smile! That's because Nyal Fluoride Toothpaste brightens i your teeth better than ever before. It contains a m I M dental detergent which foams instantly /^^y m\ whisks away food particles and dulling film. jg rtf'Ml And Nyal Toothpaste works to provide an anti- -Mr...  (133 words)
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      1 iini 'I i {£.11 Un^^^RSSPs*/ V C«» ikj OUR DOORS ARE OPEN. The red carpet is spread. We will be pleased to have you as our house guest. IA/e are not big in structure but big in service. Have a cocktail in THE AQUARIUM any time from 11. am...  (127 words)
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      CONGRATULATIONS BEST WISHES to Tidewater Marine Services Inc. on the Christening of their 'INDO TIDE" "MALAY TIDE" today. From GREAT ASIA SUPPLY CO., 125-A. Cecil Street. Singapore 1 Tels: XXXXX XXXXX Ver46* you need It The New Corolla. If you're over 46" and you drive as a single unit. To...  (189 words)
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  • Cold, wet palms at those clammy cocktails [Articles]
    Cold, wet palms at those clammy cocktails ...And one thafs swell but not so different JT whs one of those glittering social occasions when even YIPs were left standing. It was Saturday last week, around 3.30 p.m. And happily, to grace the afternoon with their presence, were more than a...  (869 words)
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  • Carmen the resident singer... [Articles + Illustrations]
    Carmen the resident singer... HER first stint abroad was a six-month holiday in Hong Kong which took her 11 years to complete! Yes. when Carmen Perina (right) first left home and Manila to sing abroad, she had actually planned to be in Hong Kong for six months. But she stayed...  (144 words)
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  • THIS IS ROCK [Articles + Illustrations]
    THIS IS ROCK JOHN LENNON: HE WAS THERE But now I'm John And so. dear friends You just have to carry on. The dream is over IT was expected anyway, but the finality of those j words in "God sung by John Lennon still created shocx waves. Sung, often spoken...  (792 words)
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  • The Christie—and also Jack Jones [Articles]
    The Christie— and also Jack Jones ]V|ORE big news to ifl come Watch it, folk! This time you're going to hear your "Yellow River" live and straight out of the horse's mouth, as the saying goes. Vis, sir. the Christie, who roi ked the younger generation with the song "Yellow...  (162 words)
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      FOOD FOR THOUGHT For every mood and every occasion Pick the restaurant of your choice. PfVfc ty.Tfc»B?^Wß ph«rt ol luxurious and tlcglnt setting. Dine and JL H <*tnc« lo tht music ol Mrno and hii smxtional C Mlv^l B D|«ng9*r Bill Quartet with vocalist Oolm j GoktenPtioeiiix |HHPijß^sl^cS Feast on...  (170 words)
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      BvA/4 llpr^^^J VIEWS EXPRESSED IN OUR COFFEE HOUSE ARENOTNECESSARI'YOUR OWN Sometime! we have thoughtful type or two. around 3 a.m., catting very grave aspersions on the Theory of Relativity, to equally thoughtful companions. Just because they do it while they drink our coffee does not mean that we endorse or...  (127 words)
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  • Submission of 'not admissible' is overruled [Articles]
    Submission of 'not admissible' is overruled STATEMENTS TO THE CPIB SINGAPORE, Fri DISTRICT Judge Mr. K. T. Alexander today overruled a defence submission that all voluntary and involuntary statements made to CPIB officers were inadmissible in court. The decision came at the end of a legal wrangle between Senior State...  (704 words)
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  • Joint venture to make 'unique' bus bodies [Articles]
    Joint venture to make 'unique' bus bodies SINGAPORE. Frl. Cycle and Carriage Ltd. today announced a $2 million Joint venture with two foreign companies to manufacture bus bodies locally. Its two partners are Daimler-Benz AO of West Germany and Indophing of Indonesia. An agreement among the three partners was signed...  (288 words)
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      Wa hove a wide (election of NORITAKE Chmawarc, Silver Stainless Cutlery, Crystal in sets or loose pieces Dinner Coffee sets on sale at very reasonable prices. We also undertake to despatch under full guarantee to any port of the world any of the above items. GIFT EMPORIUM (Changi Noritake Shop)...  (176 words)
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      "organisation LAST DAY) 11 am, 1.45, 4.00, 6 10 ft 9 IJ MARLON BRANDO "BURN" in COLOR (United Artists). Opens Tomorrow! Gii/iono Gemma "Tl»« Prk« Or Power" Scope Color (SB), g B^*T^^^^B^^^^B^^^^^B^B^B^^^^^T^^^^^M NOW SHOWING No Free LUt! m Horn, 1.10, 4.00, «.4S 1 9.10 Cheng Pei-pei Lo Lieh pj "THE...  (619 words)
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  • The girl who is set on enjoying her work... [Articles + Illustrations]
    The girl who is set on enjoying her work... BAILYNE SUNG By CINGAPORE, Fri. 13 Chic Chiqui Sones, 25, is a girl who believes firmly in enjoying her work. Chlqui, a trained recep-tionist-guide who flew in from the Philippines today, said. "Even though people have tight schedules and they meet...  (240 words)
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  • Are the minibuses only for pupils? [Articles]
    Are the minibuses only for pupils? SINGAPOBE, Frl. A magistrate's court was today asked if special conditions were attached to a mini-bus licence prohibiting the bus carrying passengers other than school children. Mini-bus driver. Quek Hian Siew was charged in the Tenth Magistrate's Court with permitting his mini-bus to be...  (169 words)
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  • Urbanisation and drop in worm infestation [Articles]
    Urbanisation— and drop in worm infestation SINGAPORE, Fri. rpHE number of child- ren and adults seriously troubled by worms is decreasing thanks to rapid urbanisation in Singapore. Still, said a paediatrician today. Uie forthcoming anti-worm campaign in Siglap is "very worthwhile." The paediatrician, who wishes to lemain anonymous, said people...  (198 words)
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  • Youth problem and guilty adults [Articles + Illustrations]
    Youth problem and guilty adults Grown-ups have failed in their task of educating the young: Raja SINGAPORE. Frl TODAY'S so-called "youth problem" has come al)out because adults have failed in their tasks of educating and training the young to grow smoothly into manhood. Pointing this accusing finger at adults tonight...  (388 words)
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  • BIDS CLOSE ON CAR Nos. SQ 2001 TO 6000 [Articles]
    BIDS CLOSE ON CAR Nos. SQ 2001 TO 6000 SINGAPORE. Fri The Registry of Vehicles today said that bids for motorcar registration numbers bearing numbers S(| 2001 to 6000 were closed. Those wishing to bid for numbers from SQ 6001 to SQ 9999 may do so un forms obtainable from...  (77 words)
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  • 800 British troops to leave this month [Articles]
    800 British troops to leave this month CINGAPORE. Fri. 3 About 800 members of the British forces will leave Singapore this month us part of the military rundown First to leave will b< Third Commando Brigade of the Royal Marines, boginning with men of th 14th 20th King.- I! RAF...  (140 words)
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  • Esso's launch is for ferrying staff [Articles]
    Esso's launch is for ferrying staff SINGAPORE. Fri I newly-acquired 39-foot (11.7 metres) launch Harimau Chawan will be used to ferry stall to and from its refinery at Pulau Aver Chawan. off Jurong. An Es-so spokesman, clarify Ins a Straits Times report today, said the launch was multipurpose He said...  (75 words)
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  • Ganja offence [Articles]
    Ganja offence SINGAPORE. Frl. Mohamed All bin Ahmad. 20. unemployed was Jailed for three months by a magistrate* court today afiei he admitted having two ounces of ganja in Syed Alwi Road yesterday.  (33 words)
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  • Girl hotel agents who 'tout' for tourists warned [Articles]
    Girl hotel agents who 'tout' for tourists warned ARTHUR RICHARDS By CINGAPORE. Fri.— J Girl agents of leading hotels who canvass passengers in and out of Singapore airport's arrival hall, have been warned by their bosses. This follows a report that airport police were keeping a look-out for several of...  (288 words)
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  • $50m super drydock under review [Articles + Illustrations]
    $50 m super drydock under review 1 SINGAPORE, Fri. PLANS for a S5O million super drydock at Sembawang Shipyard are now under review 14 months after the scheme was shelved. This was revealed today by Mr. R.E. Butler, the shipyard's managing director, when President Sheares toured the yard. Mr. Butler,...  (265 words)
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  • Eight pass B.Sc exam for botany [Articles]
    Eight pass B.Sc exam for botany SINGAPORE. Fri.— Eight candidates have passed he B.Sc. with Honours examination for botany held in January. They are: SECOND CLASS HOXOIRS (IPPER DIVISION): Miss Koh Yah Lee. Lee Van Tuck. Miss Low Chye Tin. Ong Eng Tian. Miss Seeloh Hoy Cheng. SECOND CLASS HONOURS...  (63 words)
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  • Pahang's first MB buried [Articles]
    Pahang's first MB buried KUANTAN. Fri Pahang's first Mentrl Besar. Dato Mahmud bin Mat. 77. who died yesterday, was burled at the royal cemetery at K&mpong Merhum In Pekan about 35 miles from here this morning. He was accorded the full traditional honours of a state chieftain.  (47 words)
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  • Support in Malaysia for trade mission to Peking plan [Articles]
    Support in Malaysia for trade mission to Peking plan KUALA LUMPUR. Fri.— Chinese businessmen and industrialists here today supported a move by the United Chambers of Commerce to organise a Malaysian trade mission to mainland China. The annual general meeting of the Selangor Chinese Chamber of Commerce agreed to back...  (169 words)
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  • Wallet found in taxi [Articles]
    Wallet found in taxi SINGAPORE, Fri. Taxidriver Lim He Liat, 30, of Sembawang Road, is anxious to return a wallet which he found on the rear floorboard of his taxi early this morning. The wallet has the naval identity card of Mr. Tre- I menheer Geoffrey Hugh, of the Australian...  (80 words)
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      FIRST SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL BOOK FAIR April 2-7 Open 9 A.M- 6 P.M. Daily including Saturday Sunday at the Sky Room of the SEA VIEW HOTEL, KATONG. See this international selection of 10,000 titles on all subjects from 800 publishers today. ADMISSION FREE INTRODUCTORY OFFER! fcj MARCH 25 APRIL 10 j...  (146 words)
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      The problem-solver of the year. For safety when you ride your scooter you wear a safety helmet. For comfort when you leave your scooter you can now leave your helmet too. Only Vespa gives you free a neat, lockable compartment for two helmets. It's fitted directly 4 iLio^ behind the...  (335 words)
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  • The Straits Times

    • RUIN IN PAKISTAN [Articles]
      RUIN IN PAKISTAN The news from East Pakistan is less appalling only because there is less fighting. This is a considerable change for the better, but the rest of the news is anything but reassuring. There are eyewitness stories of bombing, of the pursuit of refugees making their way to...  (434 words)
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    • A LOOK AT THE POST [Articles]
      A LOOK AT THE POST About time, too, is fair comment on the news that Singapore's postal services are to be re-organised. The first stafie in this process began when two experts frcm the National Productivity Centre moved into Fullerton Building to begin their study. Relays of experts will continue...  (257 words)
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    • CASINOS FOR TOURISTS [Articles]
      CASINOS FOR TOURISTS Having received parliamentary approval, casinos will soon begin coining paoney in Malaysia, starting with the resort at Genting Heights. Nobody has visions of Malaysia competing with Las Vegas or Monte Carlo, but that people are willing to invest in casinos in this country shows confidence in their...  (289 words)
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  • ALLIANCE SEEKS A DECISIVE MAJORITY [Articles + Illustrations]
    ALLIANCE SEEKS A DECISIVE MAJORITY DAHARI ALI: KUALA LUMPUR THE KAPAR BY-ELECTION I BY THE Alliance is determined to win today's Kapar parliamentary by-election in Selangor with an impressive majority. It expects about 70 per cent of Kapar's 26,370 electorate (13.182 Malays, 9,916 Chinese 2.967 Indians and the rest others)...  (655 words)
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  • LETTERS

    • Action against the felling of trees [Letters]
      Action against the felling of trees REFER to recent statements in the Straits Times about forest areas in Rompin, Pahang. Investigations have been carried out and it was found that some Illegal felling has been committed in this area. The Forest Department has, therefore, taken action to deal with persons...  (101 words)
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    • TRYING TO PAY A BILL [Letters]
      TRYING TO PAY A BILL PAYING ONE'S water bill In the Sltlawan area Is practically a blood, sweat and tears operation. To do so, a consumer has to lake time oft from work ar.d travel to the Lumut J.K.R. office, seven miies away. The distance Is greater for some these...  (100 words)
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    • Dentistry [Letters]
      Dentistry IN REPLY to Tooth- Ache, Trengganu, who complained that there has been no dental officer In Kemaman for nine months, I wish to state that a dental officer has been posted there with effect from March 20. DR. DHARAM SINGH Ketua Pegawai Perubatan dan Krsihatan Trengganu  (47 words)
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    • Untitled [Letters]
      rE Government's Intention to prohibit the sale of all types of medicines by pedlars (ST., March 30) should be reviewed, because this proposal if Implement- ed would affect the livelihood of those who sell such medicines from house to house. Some pedlars sell locally made medicines known as Malay herte,...  (83 words)
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    • Parking [Letters]
      Parking ("AR OWNERS are a cursed" class when it it comes to finding a parking place in Kota Bharu. Round and round we go, especially on market days, loonklng for a vacant spot. All the space 1s taken up by bicycles and motor cycies parked so selfishly that it is...  (67 words)
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    • CLEANING UP FLATS [Letters]
      CLEANING UP FLATS CONCERNED (ST. March 3) complained of the insanitary condition of the flats belong- > Ing to the Malayan Railway Authority and surrounding areas at Kampong Bahru Road and suggested that Government take over the upkeep of the area. It is not government policy to take over the...  (87 words)
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  • Calley -criminal or army scapegoat? [Articles]
    Calley -criminal or army scapegoat? WILLIAM MILLINSHIP MURDER TRIAL MAY INCREASE AMERICAN IMPATIENCE TO END WAR IN VIETNAM By Washington PRESIDENT Nixon has ordered that Lieutenant Calley be released from his prison stockade and permitted to live In officers' quarters until he has exhausted appeals against his life sentence. TH...  (1006 words)
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  • WORLD NEWS

    • Sadat renews offer to open Canal [Articles]
      Sadat renews offer to open Canal CAIRO. Friday. PRESIDENT SADAT has renewed an earlier offer to reopen the blocked Suez Canal for navigation immediately after a partial withdrawal by Israeli forces from the waterway's east bank. The President reiterated his proposal in a comprehensive review last night of Eevot's attitude...  (378 words)
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    • Israeli David against Soviet Goliath: Mrs. Meir [Articles]
      Israeli David against Soviet Goliath: Mrs. Meir TEL AVIV, Fri. Prime Minister Mrs. (iolda Meir portrayed brad last night :is l)a\id standing f.i>t iii:ain-,i the Soviet (.ninth in the Middle I .Ist "Man] thousand Soviet soldier:), including officers .in;l many dozen neneruls, art- Nt.indini; on our Egyptian and Syrian borders.'*...  (245 words)
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    • Three with fake bomb charged [Articles]
      Three with fake bomb charged IJONG KONG, Fri.—Po- lice yesterday charged three Chinese youths with possession of what a spokesman described as a simulated bomb as u.e widespread bomb reports in Hong Kong passed the 100 mark. The police spokesman said the young men. who reported to a police post...  (117 words)
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    • Britain rejects 'diplomat framed' note by Russia [Articles]
      Britain rejects 'diplomat framed' note by Russia LONDON, Fri. Britain last night formally rejected a Soviet protest note claiming a provocation against a member of its embassy in London. Tne Soviet Embassy had said that one of Its diplorr.ats ellegedly involved In a shoplifting Incident in London was framed. The...  (245 words)
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    • Dame Kathleen dies, 68 [Articles]
      Dame Kathleen dies, 68 LONDON. Fri— Dame Kathleen Lonsdale. indefatigable lighter for peace, science and women's rights, died yesterday ufter a prolonged illness. She was 68. The daughter of an Irish village postmaster, she travelled and lectured througout the world. Four years ago she became the first woman president cf...  (63 words)
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    • New race Bill: Callaghan calls it a massive swindle [Articles]
      New race Bill: Callaghan calls it a massive swindle LONDON. FriEleven Pakistanis who flew in here saying thty were an ice hockey team were put aboard a return flight to Pakistan today. They had no hockey sticks and an airline official said their story certainly sounded as if they were...  (232 words)
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    • Firing squad for three [Articles]
      Firing squad for three TEKERAN. Fri Three heroin smusft'-en- were executed by firing squad here yesterday, it was announced. According to the new antidrug l.tw. anyone in possession of more than two kilo.s 0< opium or more than ten kilos of heroin, morphine or cocaine faces death by firing squad.—...  (51 words)
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    • River mishap [Articles]
      River mishap BANGKOK. Fri. A ferry on the Chao Phya River yesterday rammed a taxi boat, hurling su screaming passengers into the water. Two schoolgirls were missing and presumed dead. UPI.  (31 words)
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    • Graft Bill [Articles]
      Graft Bill JAKARTA. Fri. President Suharto has signed an antu corruptlon Bill under which offenders are liable to jail for life for misusing State funds. Reuter.  (26 words)
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    • A THAI MOVE TO STARVE REDS [Articles]
      A THAI MOVE TO STARVE REDS BANGKOK, Friday. THE Chief of Staff of the Supreme Command said yesterday mountainous parts of three provinces would be declared restricted areas, in an effort to cut off supplies of food and weapons to communist terrorists Air Chief Marshal Dawee Chullasapya announced the move...  (177 words)
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    • Kidnap bid: Woman journalist is held [Articles + Illustrations]
      Kidnap bid: Woman journalist is held BONN. Ftida DOLICE in Cologne yesterday arrested Mrs. Beate Klarsfeld. a freelance Journalist, on a charge of participating in the attempted kidnapping last week of the man who was the Gestapo chief in Paris during its occupation by Nazi forces In World War 11....  (295 words)
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      With Swissair to the heart of Europe in one day's light Swissair introduces: Daylight Flights I Swissair's Daylight Flights to the to the heart of Europe. Twice each week heart of Europe we leave Singapore in the morning and fly in Monday \\e~ c..:.y full daylight all the way to...  (184 words)
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  • WORLD NEWS 2

    • 70,000 lose homes in big fire [Articles + Illustrations]
      70,000 lose homes in big fire MANILA. Fri ITI One of the Philippines' bigtest fires in postwar years rased through the ni^ht yesterday up to early this morning, leveiiac some 15 blocks in the Tondo district of Manila and rendering about 70.000 people homcle>s An unidentified old man reportedly died...  (157 words)
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    • AGNEW CALLS CRITICS 'HOME FRONT SNIPERS' [Articles]
      AGNEW CALLS CRITICS 'HOME FRONT SNIPERS' WASHINGTON, Friday. yiCE-PRESIDENT Agnew called critics of the war in Indo-China '"home front snipers" yesterday and accused them of having fostered a negative attitude toward American combat veterans. Mr. Agnew said the war had been described almost daily as worthless and lmmoial by "some...  (298 words)
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    • New Marshal of RAF [Articles]
      New Marshal of RAF LONDON, PrL Air Chief Marshal Sir John Orandy h»s been promoted to Marshal of the RAP on relinquishing his appointment as Chief of Air Staff, the Defence Ministry announced. He is succeeded by Air Chle: Marshal Sir Denis Spctswood a* Air Btaß Chief. Reuter.  (48 words)
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    • China issues 489th warning against Americans [Articles]
      China issues 489th warning against Americans UONG KONG. Fri. —The 11 Chinese Foreign Mi nlstry has accused the United States of carrying out military provocations against its country, the New China News Agency reported today. A U.S. warship intruded into China's territorial waters in the southern Chinese province of Kwantitung...  (104 words)
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    • Ali's case up for hearing [Articles]
      Ali's case up for hearing WASHINGTON. Fri. The Supreme Court here will hear argument on Muhammad Alls military drait evasion conviction on April 19. The one-hour hearing will be divided between All's lawyers and those for the Justice De- j partment. The key issue is whether the rormer heavyweight boxing...  (67 words)
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    • Pact with China [Articles]
      Pact with China HONO KONO. Fri. China and Mauritania have signed an economic and technical co-opera-tion agreement in Peking, the New China news agency reported today. Reuter.  (27 words)
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    • Murder plot woman gets life [Articles]
      Murder plot woman gets life MANILA. Fri. A I imprisonment for hiring a i?unmu to kill a bank City, ju.-t outside Mani--1». in Febi v Judge Wilfndo De Los Al of the Qur<!on City coui: that hi' had imposed th< sentence instead o! tin- dra h penalty on Miss Cecilia...  (77 words)
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    • Menuhin helps BBC fool the listeners [Articles]
      Menuhin helps BBC fool the listeners I ONDON. Fri. Violinist Yehudl Menuiiln helped the BBC fool millions of radio listeners yesterday with a carefully arranged April Fools Day joke, It waa disclosed today. The Bishop of Southwark, Dr. Mervyn Stockwood. and British pianist and composer Donald Swarm also joined in....  (110 words)
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      RRR^RRR^RJL they shrank and shrank. Shrinkage is Jm\^ an expensive word. You can avoid it by %»< J looking for the trademark 'Sanforized. When you buy work clothes, or any i* other garments made of cotton or cotton blended with man-made fibers, be sure the label says 'Sanforized. It is...  (524 words)
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  • WORLD NEWS 3

    • Poseidon sub now within striking distance of Russia [Articles]
      Poseidon sub now within striking distance of Russia WASHINGTON. Friday I yHE first U.S. submarine to be equipped with multi-warhead Poseidon missiles was on patrol in the Atlantic today, boosting the punch of America's undersea strike force within range of the Soviet Union. The Defence Department disclosed that the nuclearpowered...  (395 words)
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    • 45 hurt in collapse [Articles]
      45 hurt in collapse PIACENZA (Italy*. Fri. Forty-five women were injured when the floor of a cemetery chapel collapsed during a service yesterday hurling them Into the crypt The collapse occurred at the cemetery of Ponte Dell-Ogho In Val dl Nure near Placenza, during a weekly memorial service. Two were...  (53 words)
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    • A $500,000 to research [Articles]
      A $500,000 to research MELBOURNE. Fri— Property owner Frederick Oillet who died of cancer last year at the age of 61 has left more than A&CC.CM in bJi v. io cencer research. His brother. Mr. Sydney Gillet, said after the will was published here today: "He made his will long...  (59 words)
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    • EASE UP CALL TO AUSSIE UNIONS [Articles]
      EASE UP CALL TO AUSSIE UNIONS pERTH. Fri. Japanese Industrialists yesterday appealed to Australian trade unions to soften their attitude towards imported Japanese workers. At a Press conference here, Mr. Shinpei Omoto, deputy leader of the Japanese Government economic mission to Australia, said: "I understand there is some difficulty of...  (196 words)
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    • FAULKNER WINS APPROVAL TO SMASH THE IRA [Articles + Illustrations]
      FAULKNER WINS APPROVAL TO SMASH THE IRA TONDON, Fri. Northern Ireland's New Prime Minister, Brian Faulkn<r, won British approval yesterday for toucher measures against gunmen of the Irish Republican Army (IRA). But, In talks with Prime Minister Edward Heath. Mr. Faulkner (above) agreed that the crackdown could be carried out...  (281 words)
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    • Tax cause of man's suicide [Articles]
      Tax cause of man's suicide FLORENCE. Pri. Millions of Italians manage to dodge the tax man. but for 53-year-old bruns Giacinti the buruen was too g:eat. He committed sucide by poisoning himself yesterday. A note found beside the body read: "Taxes, taxes, taxes higher than my earnings. Now take me...  (53 words)
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    • Why men lose out to their wives in US [Articles]
      Why men lose out to their wives in US SANTA BARBARA, Fri.— Seven years a.TO a leading British Dsvchiatrist canie to the United States and reported that he found American men henpecked. Now he's back and says things are worse. "I must say I'm terribly disappointed since I arrived in...  (246 words)
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    • MAN PAYS $350,000 FOR WIFE'S RELEASE [Articles]
      MAN PAYS $350,000 FOR WIFE'S RELEASE CHICAGO, Friday. BANKER handed over US$llB,OOO ransom to a woman motorist here yesterday after a man entered his home, tied up his wife and threatened to kill her. The FBI. after a citywide search, today announced the arrest of two men and a woman....  (275 words)
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    • Guards at schools after rape of girl, 9 [Articles]
      Guards at schools after rape of girl, 9 I ONDON, Fri. Securit> guards have been placed at two primary schools in London's East End borough of Hackney and may be placed at more following the rape of a nine-year old girl. In addition, school principals in the area have been...  (136 words)
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    • Six die in rail disaster [Articles]
      Six die in rail disaster JAKARTA. Fri. Six people were killed and 21 mtured when six rail coaches were derailed at Tebmg Tinggi in South Sumatra. the Communication Ministry said today. Local authorities were investigating the incident. which occurred on March 25. the MiDistry said. Reuter.  (46 words)
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  • TIMES CITY DESK

    • CHIEF PRICE CHANGES [Articles]
      CHIEF PRICE CHANGES RISES Roxy $2.14 B. Raya $0.49 Sel Dredge $3.28 Wilkinson $3 48 A G $0.79 rractor $2.30 FALLS Wearnes $2.63 .09 .08 .08 .06 .05 .04 —.10 retalinr $3.38 —.06 A. Flour $1.48 —.04 k'eneer $1.51 —.04 »rima $1.66 —.04 Pan. El. $0.97 —.03 [si. Hotel $0.31...  (65 words)
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    • Straits Times Indices [Articles]
      Straits Times Indices Apr. 1 Apr. Industrials: 147.52 147.01 I HoUls: 69.11 69.J1 •Properties: 111.91 111.9: t Tin*: 90.U1 90.0) rubbers: 114.35 114.3: Dee. 30. 1966 100 'Dec. 31, 1968 100 tDec. 29, 1862 100  (35 words)
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    • WEEK ENDS ON QUIET NOTE [Articles]
      WEEK ENDS ON QUIET NOTE THE Stock Exchange of Malaysia and Singapore closed the week on a quiet note with slightly easier tendency prevailing in most sections. Lower investment following was apparent, causing a half-point drop in the Straits Times Industrial Ordinary Share Index. The speculative build-up noted in Borneo...  (225 words)
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    • Asian Dollar [Articles]
      Asian Dollar THE following Asian Dollar rates were quoted yesterday by Bank of America. The rates are for deposits of U5525,000 and above. One month 4 15 16p.c. Two months 415 16p.c. Three months 5 3 16p.c. Six months 5 5/8 p.c. Nine months 5 7/8 p.c. Twelve months 6...  (51 words)
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    • CLOSING PRICES [Articles]
      CLOSING PRICES 810 AND OFFER PRICES OFFICIALLY LISTED AT THE CLOSE OF BUSINESS IN THE SINCAPORE AND KUALA LUMPUR TRADINC ROOMS OF THE STOCK EXCHANGE WITH PRICE MOVEMENTS IN BRACKETS YESTERDAY WERE: UNIT TRUST (Alia Unit Ttult) (Manager!' price* 1* AprH 5) Mai. Invest Fund 129 1.34 Mai Ptok Fund...  (1095 words)
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    • BUSINESS DONE [Articles]
      BUSINESS DONE rjUSINESS in and leported to D the Singapore and Kuala Lumpur trading rocms of the Stock Exchange yesterday with the number of shares traded shown In brackets In lote of 1,000 unless otherwise specmea. INDUSTRIALS Acma (1) $142. Alcan (1) $138. B. Kawat (2) $116, (1) $116 D....  (903 words)
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    • Kempas suffers setback [Articles]
      Kempas suffers setback 17EMPAS (Malaya) suffered a setback in 1970 on lower rubber prices But for a sizeable rise in investment income, the downturn might have been more severe. Pre-tax profits dipped 5.2 per cent from 1969's $5.6 million to $5.4 million last year. However the actual damage caused by...  (474 words)
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    • Exchange rates [Articles]
      Exchange rates rE Association of Banks in Malaysia-Singapore announced these best agreed merchant rates as at April 2. >r Foreign Currency Sterling Pound \ustralian Dollar *Jew Zealand Dollar south Arabian Dinar J.S. Dollar Ixxral dollars to 100 units )f Foreign Currency 3elgian Francs 3urmese Kyats Ceylon Rupees Danish Kroner Deutsche...  (159 words)
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    • Untitled [Articles]
      CHERSONESE (F.M.S.) Estates achieved pre-tax profits of £301,463 lor 1970, up 26 per cent from the £239.903 for 1969. Chief revenue contributor Is oil palms, which improved the 1969 performance of £44,796 almost three-fold to give £123,036 to total profits. Profits from coconuts were slightly down at £90,245, while those...  (73 words)
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    • Exchange rates

      • Tin is down again [Articles]
        Tin is down again rE Straits tin price In Penang yesterday shed $2.37 i to $644 per plcul on an official offering down 29 tons to 256 tons. The overnight London metal price wasiJlso easier and fell £4. The market was barely steady with moderate buying support from the United...  (224 words)
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      • PRODUCERS' VOTES REVISED [Articles]
        PRODUCERS' VOTES REVISED rE International Tin Council's (ITC) redetermlned percentages and votes of producing members under the third International Tin Agreement became effective from Thursday. The new structure Is as follows with the previous redetermlnatlon made on Sept 17. 1968 In brackets: Bolivia percentage 18.737 (17.474) votes 187 (179)Congo Kinshasa...  (80 words)
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      • WORLD GOLD PRICES [Articles]
        WORLD GOLD PRICES (1) Export prlct In non-rterllng trtti la U.S. dollirs per ounc*. (2) Local dealcri prlc«a In Blncapor* dollan per tael. Thofirt.y WtdfMMay •U.S. tut M.SO M.575 k'rot UNCH 38.28 longkonc 40.20 40.23 Zurich M.MB M.HSB 59.00S M»SS ■»ni W. 19 39 1} I'pore (1) 40.423 40.35 I'pore...  (53 words)
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      • PRODUCE PRICES [Articles]
        PRODUCE PRICES /"■MINIS! PRODUCE EXCHANGE V SINCAPORE NOON CLOSINC PRICES PER PICUL YESTERDAY. Coconut Oil: bulk SS7 sellers, drum tset sellers. Copra: Mixed ifo.b) loose Apr May UK Com. MS B Pepper: Muntok ASTA white fob lim M.W SITS sellers. Sarawak white f.o.b. 96 NLW $165 sellers. Sarawak ipecial black...  (111 words)
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      • CLOSING PRICES [Articles]
        CLOSING PRICES APRIL 2. RUBBER 107.00 cents per kilo (up 0.75 cent). TIN: $644.00 (d0wn 52.37.J Official offering 256 tons (down 29 tons).  (23 words)
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      • PLAM OIL [Articles]
        PLAM OIL In London on Thursday the price of Malayan 5 per cent CIF UK N. European port* in bulk, sterling per long ton May June was quoted at UKUIS i Com. »275, sellers.  (34 words)
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    • RUBBER GAINS [Articles]
      RUBBER GAINS OPENING prices In the rubber market yesterday were quoted about unchanged from Thursday's close. It ruled quietly steady on demand for April and May RSS One which met with a reserve of sellers. After mid-day, values Improved a further 0.50 cent per kilo but turnover was limited. Physicals...  (453 words)
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    • Trading slows down [Articles]
      Trading slows down 'T'RADINO slowed down this week, say Singapore rubber and produce brokers Green Collier In their weekly rubber report. April paper ranged from an Impregnable low of 106 to a high of 1074 cents. May passed at between l'-j cei.ts and 1 cent premium to A^iil. Forwards were...  (222 words)