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The Straits Times Estd. 1845 MONDAY, DECEMBER 24, 1979 30 CENTS M.C.(P) No. 142/1/79

BIG VIET PUSH 'AT ANY HOUR' [ARTICLE]

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BIG VIET PUSH 'AT ANY HOUR' Half million refugees threatened BANGKOK, Sunday EIGHT Vietnamese divisions comprising 48,000 troops have completed taking up position for a major offensive against Khmer guerillas and are now ready to move "within the hour" of an order being given, diplomatic sources said today. They said

Mochtar-Kriangsak talks today [ARTICLE]

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Mochtar-Kriangsak talks today BANGKOK, Sun. Talks between Indonesian Foreign Minister Mochtar Kusumaatmadja and Thai Prime Minister Kriangsak Chomanan are scheduled for tomorrow, a Thai Foreign Ministry spokesman said today. Mr Mochtar will also hold talks with his Thai counterpart, Mr Upadit Pachariyangkun. and other senior Thai government officials. The talks

Marriage — Asean style [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Marriage Asean style Ktl X traditional marriage ceremonies from four different countries under one roof on the same night. It happened on Saturday at Hotel Merlin. The four couples from Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, and the Philippines went through their "nuptial rites" before the IMP for Telok Siangan, Mr Rohan kamls,

Backfire [ARTICLE]

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Backfire LISBON, Sun. Julio Goncalves Teixeira, a 50-year-old bar owner, fired off a rocket to celebrate his USUOO.Oon (Ss6so.noo> win on the state Christmas lottery yesterday and blew off the fingers of his right hand, police said today. Reuter.

Defiant march by thousands in Salisbury [ARTICLE]

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Defiant march by thousands in Salisbury SALISBURY, Sunday THOUSANDS of guerilla sympathisers marched here today in defiance of police while preparations for a ceasefire in Zimbabwe's seven-year-old war accelerated. In squatter camps and in black townships, supporters of guerilla leaders Robert Mugabe and Joshua N'komo chanted in the streets and

Unrest in 9 China provinces: Army called in [ARTICLE]

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Unrest in 9 China provinces: Army called in BEIJING, Sunday WORRIED Chinese authorities have called on the army to impose law and order in nine provinces and further executions have been carried out in a bid to control an outbreak of crime. Radio and other sources spoke today of "a

Underground N-test [ARTICLE]

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Underground N-test UTRECHT, Sun The Royal Netherlands Meteorological Observatory today recorded a Soviet underground nuclear explosion The Observatory said thai the earth tremor produced registered seven on the Richter scale and was centred near Semipalatinsk in Kazakhstan. AFP

Punished for being unruly [ARTICLE]

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Punished for being unruly NEW YORK, Sun Professional stockholder John Gilbert met his match last week in Benedict P. Cutrone the new president of Chock Full O Nuts. Mr Gilbert well known on New York's Wall Street as a minor stockholder with a penchant for disrupting stockholder meetings disrupted Mr

New fees from Feb [ARTICLE]

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New fees from Feb I THE revision of parking fees at all Urban Renewal Authorities and Housing Board carparks in the Central Business District will take effect from February. Motorists will pay a flat rate of 40 cents for every half hour based on the new rates.

Girl to hang? [ARTICLE]

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Girl to hang? PERTH, Sun. A West Aus tralian court has quashed the appeal of a 16-year-old girl sentenced to death for murdering a policeman and she could be hanged unless the sentence was commuted. Amanda Wilbraham of Geraldton. north of Perth, was found guilty on Oct 31. for the

Violent nature [ARTICLE]

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Violent nature ALGIERS, Sun. More than 30.000 people have been forced to leave their homes by violent storms which have battered Western Algeria in the last five days, Algerian newspapers reported today. Heavy rain and snow had caused flooding of many roads id brought down telephone lines, the newspapers said.

2 S'pore women held hostage [ARTICLE]

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2 S'pore women held hostage TOKYO, Sun. A MAN, described as a drug addict by police, held two Singapore women hostage at gunpaint In a ear la Glfu province today after aa argument with the conwner of his restaurant over management pall- cles, police said. Kyoji Baba, 31, was threatening

43 feared dead as jet crashes in fog [ARTICLE]

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43 feared dead as jet crashes in fog ANKARA, Sun A TURKISH Airlines passenger plane crashed on a fog-bound hill near Ankara today, and unconfirmed reports said all 39 passengers and four crew were feared dead. The aircraft crashed near Gucuk, a village about 30 km from here, shortly before

His luck ran out [ARTICLE]

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His luck ran out DUBLIN. Sun. An Ulster police reservist was shot dead tonight in an ambush just after crossing into the Irish Republic to do some ChriMmas shopping, police sources said. Mr Stanley Hazelton, 50. died as 12 bullets were fired into his car by a group of men

GRENADE BLAST KILLS SIX [ARTICLE]

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GRENADE BLAST KILLS SIX ZAMBOANUA CITY, San. A hand grenjuto exploded inside a bar in mid town Zamboanga tonight, killing six prrsons and wounding 23 others, police said. The grenade blast <-losel\ followed a warning by the army that Muslim rebels were preparing to step up terrorist activity during the

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L Shot/rooms 341 3d Floor Plaza Singapura Tel Isi Floor Thomson Piaia factory 38 Kallang Pudding Road Tel XXXXX2 38 pages today KEEPING A TIGHT REIN ON XMAS SPENDING Page 6 POL Pot still alive: Khmer radio S 'GREATEST threat is from within' warns Sudomo 4 FRENCH tongue gets a

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Somali Govt offers US use of Berbera base [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Somali Govt offers US use of Berbera base WASHINGTON, Sun. i I i j I j j THE Somali Government has offered the United States access to the former Soviet naval i and air base at the Port i of Berbera on the Ara- j bian Sea, according to I

'Shah had world leaders on his payroll' [ARTICLE]

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'Shah had world leaders on his payroll' LONDON, Sun EGYPTIAN journalist Mohammed Heikal said in an article published today that he had seen documents showing the ousted Shah of Iran gave large sums of money to politicians around the world. "I have, for instance, seen three royal orders giving Bishop

Emergency ordered in Baluchistan [ARTICLE]

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Emergency ordered in Baluchistan ZAHIOAN (Iran), Sunday THE central government in Teheran declared a state of emergency in Baluchistan last night and sent troops here to restore law and order. A revolutionary militiaman was killed and three seriously wounded by sniper fire as ethnic tensions between the minority Seistani and

MacBride arrives in Teheran for talks [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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MacBride arrives in Teheran for talks I DAY SO TEHERAN, Sun FORMER Irish foreign minister Scan Macßride has arrived in Teheran to discuss the detention of 50 American hostages in the US embassy, officials said today. Mr Macßride arrived last night and went to the foreign ministry for four hours

Row over his stint as cheerleader [ARTICLE]

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Row over his stint as cheerleader DALLAS, Sunday THE Dallas Cowboys, unamused by the antics of a man impersonating a cheerleader during last Sunday's football game, have gone to court to have him banned for life from Cowboy Stadium. The team went to court on Friday seeking to have insurance

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Rome's old glory goes Into 'hiding' [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Rome's old glory goes Into 'hiding' THK big cover-np goes on in Rome. Very soon, the ancient monuments testifying to Rome's glorious days will be shielded from public eye all for the sake of protecting them from air pollution. Scaffolding is erected around the buildings which are already showing signs

Pol Pot still alive: Khmer radio [ARTICLE]

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Pol Pot still alive: Khmer radio BANGKOK, Sunday The ousted Kampuchean Khmer Rouge regime today denied its leader, Mr Pol Pot, had been assassinated. Its radio, believed operating from southern China, said a report indicating Mr Pol Pot had been assassinated "is a most bad and mean trick of the

Sri Lanka perfect for spaceport, says science writer [ARTICLE]

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Sri Lanka perfect for spaceport, says science writer COLOMBO. Sun. The famous science fact and fiction writer, Arthur C. Clarke, has said Sri Lanka could provide the perfect site for an international spaceport for commercial space operations. Writing in a Sri Lanka Government publication to promote its free trade zone,

...and in Cairo [ARTICLE]

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.and in Cairo CAIRO, San. Workmen are fashioning a new limestone corset for the great Sphinx of (iiza to try and combat the erosion that experts fear may one day topple the head of the I.6H-yi-ar-old marvel. The problem Is that the onre-solld limestone from which the sphinx was carved

BILL TO STOP KISSING IN CINEMA [ARTICLE]

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BILL TO STOP KISSING IN CINEMA MANILA, Sun. Kissing and embracing by couples and wearing of shorts by "sexy" women inside cinemas will be prohibited if a proposed legislation is passed in Cagayan de Oro City, southern Philippines. City consultative assembly member Abeto Salcedo, who sponsored the unprecedented ordinance, said

Nepal bans 5 for unauthorised climb [ARTICLE]

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Nepal bans 5 for unauthorised climb X 1 MM \M)I Sun. The Nepales*- Government today banned three Austrian and two West German mountaineers from Nepal for five yean for scaling a Himalayan peak without permission last year. The H,|j3-tnetrf Mount Cho Oyu, on Nepal's northern border with Tibet, has been

Soviet buildup a threat to Pakistan and Iran: US [ARTICLE]

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Soviet buildup a threat to Pakistan and Iran: US WASHINGTON, Sunday UNITED States officials said yesterday the Soviet Union's growing Afghanistan military buildup is a long-term threat to neighbouring Iran and Pakistan. But they said the US does not see any connection between the Kremlin's military moves in Afghanistan and

Leader of Saudi rebels vanishes [ARTICLE]

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Leader of Saudi rebels vanishes BEIRUT, Sun. The head of a secret opposition group in Saudi Arabia nas disappeared in Beirut and a spokesman for the organisation alleged today he was abducted by Saudi agents. The spokesman said Nasser Al-Said disappeared last Monday. He had been staying in Beirut with

'Nato may use N-arms if attacked' [ARTICLE]

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'Nato may use N-arms if attacked' COPENHAGEN, Sun. The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation may use nuclear arms even if a potential enemy uses only conventional weapons, Danish Defence Minister Poul Soegaard said yesterday. Answering a question from a Socialist MP. Mr Soegaard said the use of nuclear weapons is a

Alert for killer [ARTICLE]

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Alert for killer PARIS. Sun. Police at French airports and border posts were on the lookout today for a man aged about 25 who yesterday shot and killed the director of the Turkish government tourist office here. Mi Yilmaz Colpan was killed by three bullets in the Champs Elysees amid

100 tipsy [ARTICLE]

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100 tipsy COPENHAGEN, Sun More than 100 motorists here face fines and suspension of their driving permits after being arrested in recent days for driving in various states of drunk i-nnovs AFT

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Aquino is allowed home for Christmas [ARTICLE]

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Aquino is allowed home for Christmas MANILA. Sun. Philippine Presidi-nt Ferdinand Marcos has granted a 16day Christmas holiday to his arch political enemy, former Senator Benigno Aquino Jr. detained seven years on murder and subversion charges. Highly authorititative sources who asked not to he identified said Mr Aquino, 47, was

Amin out of Libya [ARTICLE]

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Amin out of Libya I PARIS. Sun Deposed Ugan- dan Icadri Idi Ancin has left his place of exile in Libya, Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi said in an interview published here yesterday. Interviewed by the Conservttlve daily newspaper, Le Figaro. Colonel Caddafi did not say when or where Amin had

Death threat [ARTICLE]

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Death threat SAN SALVADOR. Sun Th.Marxist People's Liberation Front (PLF) yesterday warned it would execute by Wednesday or Thursday. South African Ambassador Archibald Dunn, kidnapped on Nov 28. unless world newspapers publish two PLF proclamations. AFP.

'Greatest threat is from within' warning by Sudomo [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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'Greatest threat is from within' warning by Sudomo JAKARTA, Sun. The main threat confronting Indonesia at present is extremist groups at home which disagree with the state ideology of Pancasila (Five Principles) of belief in God, humanity, democracy, social justice and nationalism. These groups and elements are religious extremists as

No Vatican blessings for bishop [ARTICLE]

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No Vatican blessings for bishop VATICAN CITY, Sun. The consecration of a new bishop by the Cath- j olio Church of Beijing without the consent of the Holy See was illegal and hurt John Paul II "very deeply", a Vatican spokesman said yesterday. The spokesman also j said that the

Golden pyramid of Krugerrands [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Golden pyramid of Krugerrands SOUTH Africa ha* camplained that It is running out of Its parr-gold KrngerrandK because of hoarding by misers and collectors, bat the Las Vegas Hilton Hotel has a pile of them worth 13)1.5 million (5J3.2 million). Here, Mr Barraa HUUa, bead M Ike HUWn chala, piaees

Japanese govt 'yes' to austerity budget for 1980 [ARTICLE]

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Japanese govt 'yes' to austerity budget for 1980 TOKYO, Sunday THE Japanese Cabinet gave its approval yesterday to what was described as an i austerity budget for 1980, designed to deal with a deficit-ridden economy. The budget for the fiscal year starting April 1 is characterised by a drastic shift

I SPY NO 1 [ARTICLE]

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I SPY NO 1 JOHANNESBURG. Sun. A brilliant young South African academic has been arrested on suspicion of spying and is soon to be charged with passing South African nuclear secrets "to enemies of the country," it was reported here today. The Sunday Times, auoting security police sources, said the

I SPY NO 2 [ARTICLE]

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I SPY NO 2 LONDON, Sun. Former top foreign office and treasury official John Caimcross has confessed that he was a member of the Cambridge University communist cell and supplied diplomatic and political material to Soviet spy Guy Burgess, the Sunday Times said today. Mr Caimcross told the Times that

Heavy flood hits Venice [ARTICLE]

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Heavy flood hits Venice VENICE, Sun Most o( Venice went under water yesterday in the worst Hooding since 1966 when the lagoon city suffered vast damage. Also snow storms blanketed the Alps triggering killer snowslides Gale-force winds battered most of Italy, from Sicily to Naples and Rome, unroofing buildings, uprooting

'Tarzan' ill [ARTICLE]

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'Tarzan' ill ACAPITIX'O. Sun. Johnny WeiMnulJer. the original Tarzan of the movies, is now seriously ill in hospital with a turnout and pneumonia, his doctor said AP.

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New way to remove wool [ARTICLE]

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New way to remove wool "GIVE your sheep anticancer medicine and you can remove wool from a sheep with your hands about 10 days later," says a Japanese livestock researcher. Mr Michio Otake, 43, of the Saitama Prefectural Livestock Experimental Centre, hit upon the idea about three years ago when

Two fine themselves [ARTICLE]

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Two fine themselves TWO directors of a factory in southern China have fined themselves for not fulfilling the factory production plan for the third quarter of the year, Xinhua news agency said today. The directors of the Kunming milling machine factory had their wages for October cut by 5 and

'No sir, I won't salute' [ARTICLE]

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'No sir, I won't salute' A CIVILIAN guard at the Oakland Naval Supply Centre protested an order by a new commanding officer requiring civilians to salute navy officers arriving at the base. The order was issued by Capt John Ruehlin who said a salute is a courtesy, a gesture of

Diving record [ARTICLE]

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Diving record AURORA (Colorado). Sun Jim Stevens' feet looked more like dried prunes than human appendages. That bothered him. and even hurt some, but he decided the penalty was worth the cause. Stevens spent 144 hours. 7 minutes and 30 seconds about six days, submerged in a large tank of

Priest's tickets win $191m for parishioners [ARTICLE]

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Priest's tickets win $191 m for parishioners MADKID, Saa. A priest was the hero of a small Catalan town yesterday alter tickets he had distributed won about 5.8 billion pesetas (about S$I»I million) for his parishioners in Spain's Christmas lottery. The series of tickets rather Joan Samper sold In Granollers,

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Last of the Hollywood movie moguls dies [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Last of the Hollywood movie moguls dies SUrs don't make picture*. Pictnres make stars. Darryl F Zanuck who claimed hr disliked film stars I" AIM SPRINGS (California), Son. Darryl Zanuck (left), the last survivor of the big Hollywood film moguls, died here last night aged 11, a hospital spokesman said.

Haig opts out of the political game [ARTICLE]

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Haig opts out of the political game PHILADEI PHIA, Sun. Genii.ie ni'i.'i I .'.Grander Haig, said to be a possible presidential or senate candidate, an nounced yeslenl.iy he had decided not to enter poUticm, at least for now. "1 have decided not to enter political life. the former White House

New IRA cell in Europe mailing letter bombs [ARTICLE]

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New IRA cell in Europe mailing letter bombs LONDON, Sunday SCOTLAND Yards antiterrorist chiefs believe a spate of Christmas letter bombs to prominen' Britons is the work of a new and increasingly active Irish Republican Army cell based in j European cities. The esMneoce of an IRA unit in West

Convict's escape bid that didn't take off [ARTICLE]

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Convict's escape bid that didn't take off RICHMOND (VIRGINI A). Sun. A ronvirted murderer tried t« fly out of the state penitentiary with an improvised hang glider and crashed into the Prison's outer wail, reaklng several bones. prison officials said yesterday. Officials said inc.-nt Rau lings worked hard to build

French tongue gets a lashing from English [ARTICLE]

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French tongue gets a lashing from English PARIS, Sunday THE most successful British export ever, the English language, is making deeper and deeper inroads into the French-speaking world. The alarm was sounded in a series of articles in I* Monde this month, which found the French tongue in a state

Hole in wing [ARTICLE]

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Hole in wing MOSCOW, Sun. A Soviet airliner with 152 people aboard survived an electrical storm which blasted a hole in its winjj. it was learned yesterday. Reuter

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Shoppers keep tight rein on spending [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Shoppers keep tight rein on spending THERE is bad news this year from the Christmas shopping front for turkeys and Kift stores in general, but good news for jewellers and all those who have been urging Singaporeans to save. A check with stores and shopiM>rs has shown that unlike previous

HOSPITAL GRAVES TO BE EXHUMED [ARTICLE]

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HOSPITAL GRAVES TO BE EXHUMED ALL graves at tke Tan Took Sens Hospital burial ground at Plantation Avenue will be exhumed as the cemetery is iii ht' affected by a Housing Board project. The HDB's resettle- ment department will exhume all the remains for cremation at the Mount Vernon Crematoria.

Don: Govt policy has reinforced materialism [ARTICLE]

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Don: Govt policy has reinforced materialism THE government's policy of stressing the economic aspects of almost all major activities of its departments, statutory bodies and private organisations has reinforced Singaporeans' materialistic attitudes. This point was made in a paper, Cultural Change and Social Value, by Associate Professor Ho Wing Meng,

NOL plan for trained staff team [ARTICLE]

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NOL plan for trained staff team THE national shipping company, Neptune Orient Lines, aims to build a highly trained and specialised team of staff to meet the fast-changing shipping operational needs and to ensure its viability in the competitive international market. NOL's managing director, Mr Lua Cheng Eng, who was

Trees contest [ARTICLE]

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Trees contest THE Parks and Recreation Department will hold a prize presentation ceremony of the Know Your Roadside Trees Contest and the Keep your Environment Green and Beautiful competition at the Ministry of National Development building in Maxwell Road on Friday at 2.30 p.m.

Association officers [ARTICLE]

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Association officers MR ROGER Wee has been elected president of the Singapore Tae Kwon Do Gymnasium. Other officials are Messrs Steven Tan. vice-president; Tan Tuck Fook. secretary; Michael Tan. asst. secretary; Stephen Koh. treasurer; Michael Son, asst. treasurer; Alan Cheang, Teum Yeen Wah. Ricky Koh. Terry Yeo. Hah Poh Choon

Court told how man was cut by woman [ARTICLE]

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Court told how man was cut by woman PURSUED by two men who wanted her to be intimate with one of them, a woman got hold of a vegetable knife and in the struggle, one of the men was cut on his chest and palm, a district court heard. This

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Quality control circle plan for factories [ARTICLE]

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Quality control circle plan for factories QUALITY control drdei I in which shop floor people help to wore out quality control problems and motivate workers towards quality consciousness may make their debut in Singapore Boon The circles air alicaily a success in Japan and adopted by many Euro[H'an and American

New Year dinner [ARTICLE]

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New Year dinner I'HK Kampung Kapor community centre women's subcommittee and youth group »ill hold a New Year dinner mil dance at the Hotel Grand L'entral on Deo 31. The (unction is open to the iHiblic and tickets are at {22 MCfc. For details, tel XXXXX86 letween 3 p.m. and

Yoga for women [ARTICLE]

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Yoga for women THE Joo Chiat community centre will hold courses on yoga (or women, table tennis, swimming, tae kwon do, tai rhi chuan and others from next month. Those interested should ring XXXXX6 or XXXXX7

Curry class [ARTICLE]

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Curry class THE Kampung Eunos community centre will hold couraes on elementary cakemaking, tim sum, nonya kueh, flower-making, padang curry, restaurant cooking, piano and yoga soon. For details call XXXXX09 between 3 p.m. and 10 p.m.

Two firms may share SBS orders [ARTICLE]

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Two firms may share SBS orders THE Singapore Bus Service has decided to split its intended purchase of 400 single-deck buses worth $55 million between Volvo Far East and Cycle and Carriage. Volvo Far East will provide 200 of its Volvo buses while 200 Mercedes-Benz buses will come from Cycle

Houses gutted [ARTICLE]

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Houses gutted FIRE yesterday destroyed six empty attap houses at Jalan Bukit Merah. The occupants had already been resettled recently. No one was injured Cause of the (ire was not established.

The disco beat catches on at the CCs [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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The disco beat catches on at the CCs MORE and more community centres have caught the disco fever and are now reverberating with music once considered out of place in these premises. The change may appear stark to those who have long associated community centres with old folks without television

Hon off to sign trade pact in Beijing [ARTICLE]

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Hon off to sign trade pact in Beijing SINGAPORE and hina may set op trade offices In earn other's countries to step up two-way trade and economic links. The Finance Minister. Mr Hon Sui Sen, said this before he left for China yesterday with a 15-member team to sign a

Pool buffet [ARTICLE]

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Pool buffet THE youth group of the Changi community centre will hold a poolside buffet to celebrate its 10th anniversary at the Big Splash on Saturday at 7 p.m. For tickets and details ring the centre at XXXXX07.

Rise in cargo [ARTICLE]

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Rise in cargo SINGAPORE ports handled 64.9 million tonnes of cargo from j January to October, com- I pared with 59.6 million I tonnes for the same period last year. In October, the ports handled 7.6 million tonnes, compared with 6.3 million tonnes for the same month last year. During

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Why it's vital for Chinese parents to speak Mandarin [ARTICLE]

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Why it's vital for Chinese parents to speak Mandarin CHINESE parents, particularly mothers, were yesterday urged to create a Mandarin-speaking environment to help their children cope with the bilingual stress in education. Making the call, the Parliamentary Secretary (Culture), Dr Ow Chin Hock, said a parent's influence on the child

Doctors seek revision of night duty payment [ARTICLE]

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Doctors seek revision of night duty payment I UK Slanmre Government Medical, DenUl and Pharmaceutical Officers' Association has asked the Health Ministry to consider higher allowances for officers who do night duties. It has proposed that $75 per night duty be paid to medical and dental officers, $1M for rf

Call for more volunteers [ARTICLE]

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Call for more volunteers THE MP for Boon Lay, Mr Ngeow Pack Hua, yesterday called for more volunteers to take part in community development work. Laying the foundation stone of the Boon Lay community centre at Boon Lay Place, Mr Ngeow said the area's resident committee needs more workers to

Questions on schizo film 'poorly balanced' [ARTICLE]

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Questions on schizo film 'poorly balanced' THE Health Ministry's questionnaire issued on Saturday after Friday's television documentary on schizophrenia, raised some eyebrows yesterday because of its "poorly balanced line of questioning." Those interviewed by the Straits Times said section two questions, directed to those who had not watched the documentary,

Get-together [ARTICLE]

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Get-together THE Bedok community centre youth group will hold a Christmas gathering at the Bedok South area office on Saturday. For details, ring XXXXX17.

GOVT TO TAKE OVER 129,000 sq m OF LAND [ARTICLE]

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GOVT TO TAKE OVER 129,000 sq m OF LAND THE government has decided to take over 129,027 square metres of land in the city and other parts of the island for housing and general development. The area, to be taken under the Land Acquisition Act, covers part of the city,

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Straits Times Crossword ACBOH 6 Soldtan (ace the possibility 0 1 Wayfarer «bo keeps going' (6- '*££2«l£ trUl about w„. OgaUoos materiaUsiin with loud hanb9 Han with a following travels ne— (iqV about telling in j^^ M^r («A5) UrU. f rte»ce.ar.rto u««(s) TSo^bnak12 Ufttn. Brown died; an em- aWe p,^,

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Plan for postal complex being revised [ARTICLE]

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Plan for postal complex being revised ALICE WONG By A THREE-YEAR old plan for the Singapore Postal Services complex is being revised to include features to permit mechanisation, in line with government policy. It is among the first government buildings to bo renovated to accept mechanisation, so as to minimise

Citizen status of 19 S'poreans revoked [ARTICLE]

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Citizen status of 19 S'poreans revoked NINETEEN people have had their Singapore citizenship revoked by the government since Dec 4, says the latest government gazette. They are: Pal Kaur d,o Kala Singh now known as Mrs Pal Kaur Carewel of Southall. Middlesex; Teo Loo Song alias Chang Loo Sng alias

Making merry at Nurses Fair... [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Making merry at Nurses Fair... MERRYMAKERS were wight In the featlvr mood they went through rounds of fan and iMghter at the annual Nonce Ffclr held at Singapore General Hospital on Saturday. Starting at II a.m., the nones coped with a continuous stream of relative* Meads, and other members of

See non-smoking as social norm, urges WHO [ARTICLE]

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See non-smoking as social norm, urges WHO THE World Health Organisation has recommended that non-smoking be regarded as the social norm and that governments act to develop this I attitude. This is one item in a list of WHO anti-smoking recommendations, addressed to all countries, reprinted in the latest issue

Varsity buys 22 homes in Pandan Valley [ARTICLE]

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Varsity buys 22 homes in Pandan Valley THE University of Singapore has bought 22 homes In the Paadaa Valley condominium In anticipation of an Increase In overseas staff. These units will also help to ease the housing problem of visiting staff, the nnlverslty's vice-chancellor, Mr Kwan Sal Kheoag, says in

Role of residents' committees [ARTICLE]

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Role of residents' committees RESIDENTS of highrise i flats in the housing es- I tates are not communicat- I ing well with one another and the role of residents' committees is to bring them together. Explaining the formai tion of residents' committees to his constituents at a children's Christmas party

Circulars now only for grads who ask for them [ARTICLE]

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Circulars now only for grads who ask for them FEW University of Singapore graduates care to keep links with their alma mater through their Guild of Graduates. For an average of only 34 graduates a year attended guild meetings in the past three years, though its membership stood at 15,743

Horticulture course [ARTICLE]

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Horticulture course THE Havelock community centre will hold an eight-week interior horticulture course at its premises from Jan 11 to Feb29. The course will t« on Vridays from 5. J0 p.m. o 6.3 C p.m. The fee is $15.

CC courses [ARTICLE]

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CC courses SIGLAP community centre will be holding courses in basic and intermediate aeromodelling and swimming for adults and children, and car maintenance and tune-up. Ring XXXXX5 between 3 p.m. and 10 p.m. for details.

YMCA disco night [ARTICLE]

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YMCA disco night THE YMCA of Singapore will hold a disco night at its Orchard Road premises tonight and on New Year's Eve from 8 p.m. Tickets are available at its office at $12 per couple for members and Sl5 per couple tor non-members.

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The Straits Times MONDAY, DECEMBER 24, 1979

COLD COMFORT [ARTICLE]

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COLD COMFORT SAUDI Arabia took a gamble when, on the eve of OPEC's fourth pricing session this year, it raised the price of its oil by 33 per cent. The Saudis had hoped thereby to head off demands for much higher increases from radicals like Iran and Libya. They failed.

RAISING STAKES [ARTICLE]

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RAISING STAKES THE Russians are raising their stakes in Afghanistan. In recent weeks, the Soviet Union has increased its military presence there by 50 per cent and in addition, has mobilised some 30,000 men on its side of the Russo-Afghan border. The build-up, American officials say, is similar to preparations

Overview of Singapore towards the year 2000 [ARTICLE]

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Overview of Singapore towards the year 2000 Excerpts of a paper presented at the seminar, Singapore Towards the Year 2000, from Dec 20 to 21 by DR CHAN HENG CHEE of the University of Singapore 4 The need for expression is already evident in the letter columns of the English

Across the Causeway... [ARTICLE]

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Across the Causeway... EXCERPTS of editorial comment from Malaysian newspapers this week. Ol'R universities are under pressure, not only to absorb the ever-increasing numbers of applicants for places for which they qualify, but also to produce practically trained graduates relevant to our growth needs. This is quite apart from whatever

Latest round of talks yielding Sino-Soviet thaw? [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Latest round of talks yielding Sino-Soviet thaw? DAVID BONAVIA By in Hongkong who reports on China tor the Straits Times RECENT straws in the wind from Moscow suggest that the new round of Sino-Soviet political negotiations there may be about to yield small but important progress. As is usually the

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Association's work goes on [LETTER + ILLUSTRATION]

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Association's work goes on I REFER to the letter, "What has this body done for pensioners?" from "Another Pensioner" (ST, Dec 12) suggesting that if the Government Pensioners' Association wishes to gain the understanding and support from its members and the pensioners in Singapore in general, then it might be

Unable to meet that bus request [LETTER]

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Unable to meet that bus request WITH REFERENCE to the letter, "Extend service," by "Rainy Days" (ST, Dec 6), we regret that we are unable to accede to the request to extend SBS Service 111 from Queenstown to Punggol Road as there is insufficient space for another service to terminate

Go to some other body for help [LETTER]

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Go to some other body for help I REFER to the letter "How can pensioners hope to cope with living costs, of "Pensioner Anon" (ST. Dec 7. My view is that pensioners should not turn for redress to the Government Pensioners' Association which during its 33 years of existence has

Meeting Japan halfway on skills transfer [LETTER]

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Meeting Japan halfway on skills transfer THAUNG MYINE By Datuk Mahathir's vision of manufacturers of intermediate goods transferring operations from Japan to Malaysia is feasible, given our disciplined low-wage labour force and price stability. But it will also require an upgrading of infrastructure communications, ports and shipping. New Straits Times.

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TIMES CITY DESK

WEEKLY SHARE ANALYSIS [ARTICLE]

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WEEKLY SHARE ANALYSIS AS A service to readers. Straits Times publishes weekly a detailed analysis of shares on the Stock Kxchange of Singapore. The years high and low, are followed by the week's movement in prices, the dividend, the net price earnings ratio and the volume of l*7t Hlfk Low

Money and exchanges

DOMESTIC [ARTICLE]

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DOMESTIC THE US dollar fluctuated narrowly against major currencies in the Singapore forex market last week, with no major new factors affecting trading and with most banks and other participants having already squared their books ahead of the Christmas and New Year holidays. The minimum increase in oil price to

DISCOUNT [ARTICLE]

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DISCOUNT THE INTERBANK overnight rale shot to a record nign of 30 per cent last Wednesday and lluciuated wildly .iunnj; the week between 8 and 30 percent Short-term rates l>lowed sun. firming sharply by about 1 per cent hvm Monday's opening levels wiih One md Two Months closing at 10'

Local money market [ARTICLE]

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Local money market THK IXJMtSTIC interbank rate increased by about 7 per ceni last «ek The l.ighest done was 29 per vnl on Wednesday The mode lor the week was between 15 and 17 per cent Overnight* closed at 1211 16 per cent on Friday The let m rate shot

ASIAN CURRENCY RATES [ARTICLE]

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ASIAN CURRENCY RATES ASIAN mrrrnrv >vrri|<r drpasll rates for the week eaded Deefl: USt (Bid priew) Hi(k Ln 1 days 157/16 13 > 1 month 14. 132 months 14 13/16 14 5/16 3 months U. 14S/16 0 months 14 14 5/16 9 months 13' i 13' 12 months 131/16 12

Short-term money [ARTICLE]

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Short-term money FOR THE week ended Saturday Dec 22. the range of call rate received from from Short Deposits (M) Bhd was as follows: Baak fui: 2.5 per cent to 4 per cent. Geaeral fsaa- 3 per cent to 4 per cent Maveateats ol funds totalled J734

Banks' Prime Lending Rates [ARTICLE]

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Banks' Prime Lending Rates BANK'S prime lending rates as at the close of business on Friday, Dec a BANK'S JPLE Algemene Bank 9' 2 American Express 9' Amsterdam Rotterdam Bank 9 Asia Commercial 9 Asien Pazifik 9' 1 &ui Hin Lee Bank 9 Banca CommercuUe 9'. Bpoco Do Brasil 9.

LONDON STOCKS [ARTICLE]

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LONDON STOCKS LOOTX)N, Fri- Share prices closed narrowly mixed in quiet trading, dealers said and the FT index was down 0.6 at 419.6 points at the close. ICI was* down 4p to 365p while ICL gained 4p to 466 p. Gold mining shares were quietly mixed following the sharp (alls

New York [ARTICLE]

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New York NEW YORK, Fri Proffi-tak-ing in the energy sector and year-end tax selling combined to depress prices and the stock market retreated in active trading. Analysts also cited a sharp rise in the price of gold In New York. Some traders grew cautious ihna.il of a presidential statement due

Amsterdam [ARTICLE]

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Amsterdam AMSTERDAM, Fri- Share prices closed mixed with BaymJ Date* 0.80 guilders up in higher Dutch internationals, dealers said. I in 21 tH Ahold Mini HMEV ustu IMnrot Bank Brrcou B*rk Boh Borsuml] Byrnkorr lalvr Drift Mil Mij Kord tiistbroc liithjin Hagrmryer ffc 315 50 .2 T7«0 »0« 23 40

DIVIDENDS ANNOUNCED [ARTICLE]

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DIVIDENDS ANNOUNCED Carreat H*M 69JI rbo»pr 4', I BmBM 1M Interim. DMc Dec 29 Dec 31 Dec 31 TiUllir the year MR 6', 4', 7.12, Trial far prevtaai yi 209; 12% 39*

S'pore produce [ARTICLE]

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S'pore produce TRADING on the Singapore produce market last week was generally dull and featureless with dealers mostly adopting a wait-and-see attitude lor want of Inducement from overseas For the beat part of the period, prices moved sideways, so to speak. Based on deals written on squaring account, prices finished

Prices [ARTICLE]

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Prices HINKSK I'KOIII K EXCHANGE, MNGAPOSE, NOON CLOSING PKK'KK PER Pin 1. ON SATI'BDAY: Cmal ail: Bulk 1108 sellers, ok) drum $114 sellers, new drum 1118 sellers Ctfn: Mixed (kme) UK Coat 163 00 buyers. Pepfer: Muntok AST A while lab 100- NLW US 00 aeUen. Sarawak while lob Wi

Tokyo [ARTICLE]

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Tokyo TOKYO, Sat.- Share prices closed lower on reports thatIran will withdraw its deposits from banks in London, dealers said. The Dow Jones average fell 28 05 to close at 6,507.89 points, with a volume of 240 million shares. The New Index closed at 456,73, down 1.68 points. Oil and

Zurich [ARTICLE]

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Zurich ZURICH. Fri.- Shares closed hare!-' steady in a thin session with banks trading in a narrow range apart from Baak Lea kearer and PaiMiSflllls O» Ufleate and GattMrthaak- pmtttrlptttaa ecrtHlea** which were among few higher issues. In flnaodals and insurances losses slightly outnumbered gains with MstiTamplfh, Seata•lar, Laatts, and

Indices [ARTICLE]

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Indices FINANCIAL TIMES INDUSTRIALS Friday 41».« Thursday 430.2 Week Ago 431.0 DOW JONES AVERAGE INDUSTRIALS Friday 838.91 Thursday 84SJ4 Week ago 842.75 H.K.HANG SENG Friday 831.01 Thursday 828 84 Week ago 7»«.78 SYDNEY INDUSTRIALS Friday SSS.O7 Thursday 597 JS Week ago SfIOJO ALL ORDINARIES Friday 721.09 Thursday 718.88 Week ago

GOLD [ARTICLE]

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GOLD IN the Far East, with the professional dealers In a holiday mood, the market was declared closed on Saturday. It re-opens on December 27. Gold was fixed In London on Friday at U5M74.90. Trading was dull with the second fix at 1473.10 which proved to be the low of

S'pore exchange [ARTICLE]

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S'pore exchange DESPITE the maay aaeertoiatles h»aglng over the market, last week saw much speealattM oa the Stock Exeaaage of Stngapare. Price* fluctuated vlo> leatly la aa apparent sqaeeae aa the short-sell-ers. Sentiment continued to receive a baont from the highly volatile Hongkong market which weat tram strength to strength.

Kuala Lumpur [ARTICLE]

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Kuala Lumpur THE bulls were in full cry on the Kuala Lumpur stock market but week, taking share prices to singnificantly higher levels. Trading was active, even hectic at times as investors went on a buying spree. The other sectors of the market also closed on a (airly steady note,

LOCAL STOCK INDICES

SINGAPORE [ARTICLE]

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SINGAPORE ~BT Index: •Industrials nPlnane* ••Hotels: •Properties ■Minings: 'Plantations SOCBC: USES Ind OS 77 425 88 785 52 339 64 266.45 239 HI 723.22 «6» 375 08 2855 92 429 41 768 43 340 26 267 14 239.81 724.42 407.55 377 98 2842.14 428.08 763 55 338 42 265 76

MALAYSIA [ARTICLE]

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MALAYSIA Dw II Dull Dee 1* Dae M Dertl ••BT index 4178.01 •Industrials: 462 39 675.93 ••Hotels: 302 05 •Properties 262 01 •Tins. 243.78 •IRubhers 836 20 4378 90 4*7.19 680.22 302.62 263.08 245 51 837 56 XXXXX3 4538.77 464.61 470.37 675.67 679.02 XXXXX 305.09 260.07 XXXXX XXXXX XXXXX 837.03

Overseas markets [ARTICLE]

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Overseas markets LONDON: Gold shares featured the stock market lastweek with sharp gains reversed by substantial proHt-taking late in the week, dealers said. Most heavyweights were mainly up to 200 cents lower on the week as in P Steyn though Vaal Reefs and Amgold gained 338 cents and 325 cents

COMMODITIES ROUNDUP

Turnover slows down [ARTICLE]

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Turnover slows down TURNOVER slowed down ahead of the festive season and levels slipped hack in quiet trading before recovering finally to post a fractional C. says BMMay, CMtr, aaa in its review of the Singapore and Malaysian rubber markets lor the period Dec 13 to Dec 20 Stale bull

Rubber steady [ARTICLE]

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Rubber steady LONDON: Rubber Futures were steady in the afternoon on pre-Christmas holiday covering on Friday, closing at or near session's highs with on balance gains of mostly 0 40 to 070p per kilo. Prices were finally slightly up from the morning's higher levels Rubber Futures ended the morning quietly

Tin price eases [ARTICLE]

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Tin price eases THE STRAITS tin price fell another $10 to {2,101 per picul in Penang on Saturday on an official offering down 29 tonnes to 164 tonnes. LONDON: Tin ended the morning up £35 for Cash and £10 for Three Months standard while High Grade was up £25 and

COPPER [ARTICLE]

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COPPER LONDON: Copper (soon) prices on Friday (prrvtoui in brackeu). Winter Spot U.OlttlOHl Kllm £1,017 (U.015). Three Month buycri C1.011 (£1.010). tellers •1.012 (LI, Oil) MartotHae: InrguUr. Him: 1.C00 toniM

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II EMPLOYMENT 31 Situations Vacant c) Sales ft> FOSTER require* 1 SALES EXECUTIVE (Mala) a Possess minimum quill Mcatlons Polytechnic/ Ngee Ann a Must be bilingual and able to speak local dialects a Agr 23 -28 years c With class 3 driving lla Completed NS a Preferably with basic Sales

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LAND/ HVDROCRAPHK SURVEY INO Kirm Invites applications rrnm Secondary 4 scheol leavers for post of Trainee Survey AsI slstants Commencing salary I 5220 plus $30 transport allowj ance Call personally with recent photograph at Room 1101 1102. Tunas Bldg. Anson Road. Spore EBJI HITACHI CHEMICAL (S) PTE LTD 20. Bedofc

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II EMPLOYMENT Metal Box Singapore Limited requires Requirements Posti NTC II in Machining /Grinding 2 3 years working experience in a toolroom Post 2 NTC 111 in Maintenance Fitting 3 years relevant experience Must be prepared to work shift Pott 3 NTC 111 in General Fitting or Bench Fitting 3

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SURVEYORS URGENTLY REOUIR.- j ED by established Piling Company Minimum 3 years' experience and must be capable of working Independently Interested please reply stating salary expected and telephone number lo S.T Box AXXXXX TECHNICIANS required by an large company a Possess some experiences In repairing and servicing of copier/ calculator

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II EMPLOYMENT ■VfrPPfl for=>E j ORDNANCE DEVELOPMENT ENGINEERING COMPANY OF I SINGAPOREIPTEILTD invites applications from suitably qualified can didates for the posts of:MACMIHISTJ I Milling or (.rinding! Requirements: a NTC Grade 2On ideate in either MILLING or GRINDING I 4 years workshop practice in milling grinding tool and cutter grinding

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II EMPLOYMENT IMMEDIATE VACANCIES lor FEMALE PRODUCTION OPERATORS a Above 18 years c Singaporeans/ Mala) scans Please call personally for interview on DECEMBER 24m. 2Bm and 31st from 1.00 a.m. to 5 00 p.m. at Employee Rotations OMoe GENERAL ELECTRIC (U.S.A.) HOUSEW ARES PTE. LTD. Singaporean. TefcBHTS Buses to Factory:

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111 VEHICLES BOATS 48 New Vehicle Directory Ads o> the m MA2DA. PEUGEOT. SKOOA ur loclc *Ofl«th«r —in Come and view these New Vehicles arrange Test drive at our showroom classifieds, lor 9, Leng Kee ßoad Spore 0315 Tel: XXXXX4. XXXXX11 Ournles personnels .111 attend ,ff«>ctiV.n.Bß EUROCARS PTE LTD IV

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IV ACCOMMODATION PROPERTIES DIST. 10 TOP EXECUTIVE apartment In exclusive block with swimming pool Comprises 3 Honed), servant's amenities Available partly/ fully furnished. $2,700 upwards For viewing contact: Victor Chla Partners XXXXX26 DIST. S. WEST COAST Park, fully furnished, luxurious terrace i apartment with swimming pool I and tennis court

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BRAOOELL HEIGHTS. SINGLESTOREY detached bungalow for sale Area 13.000 sq.ft Extensively renovated 5 bedrooms, large patio Ring: XXXXX5. OIST. 10. MING TECK Park, double-storey semi-detached. 4 bedrooms/ servant's amenities, terrazzo/ parquet 3.800 sq ft $350,000 Meng Housing XXXXX49 OIST. 11 OLIVE ROAD. 2-slorey luxurious detached bungalow on elevated land Area

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IV ACCOMMODATION PROPERTY JERVOIS CLOSE 2 units flats for sale 6 bedrooms and 2 halls Area 2.700 sq fl Selling prire $430,000 Enquiries Tel XXXXX1 NO. (1) LUXURIOUS APARTMENT at Katong First class interior j floor Selling $150,000 No (2) new terrace at Coral Park 3 bedrooms, attached baths Selling

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IX OBITUARIES

140 Acknowledgements [OBITUARY + ILLUSTRATION]

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140 Acknowledgements «M P.K. VAYLOO (PANA) ot Raf■f In Hotel passed away peacefully on 23 1279 at 250 am leaving behind beloved father Mr V •Paklrlsamy JH, wife Kamala. dauithters Sharminl and ejhiamala and son Oman fYematlon look place on the lame date All friends and relatneir kind attendance and

144 In Memoriam [OBITUARY + ILLUSTRATION]

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144 In Memoriam IN LOVING MEMORY OF MR X SUTHEYVALL 3 YhAKS IIAVK PABBED BUT MEMORIES ill- YOU LINGER ON DEARLY MISSED BY BELOVED FAMILY 24TH DEC. 1977 Sari ..nil mi. Kirn •UMicall, His »Udd«1 death surprised us all it if ul lift- rarne a muIilen t'nii He died as

IN MEMORIAM [OBITUARY + ILLUSTRATION]

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S'pore tycoons believed to be behind big land deal [ARTICLE]

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S'pore tycoons believed to be behind big land deal CHRISTINA RODRIGUES By Why trio paid $113 m for choice HK site THREE Singapore property men are behind the company which forked out a cool $113.5 million for only 1,500 sq metres of land in Hongkong recently. They are believed to

Courses at centre [ARTICLE]

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Courses at centre THE Bukit Merah community centre will hold classes in pianica, children's Chinese cultural dances, pugilistic art, guitar-playing, fruit and vegetable carving, folk dancing, dress making, cake making, and cooking. Application forms are available from the community centre daily from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Get-together [ARTICLE]

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Get-together A working committee of members from the management committee of Onn Lok Old Folks Home, and the residents' committees (Zones A and B) of Potong Pasir constituency will hold a senior citizens' get-together evening at Macßitchie Primary School on Dec 29 at 5 p.m.

High deposit interest rate a boon [ARTICLE]

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High deposit interest rate a boon CONSUMERS are having a good deal despite higher interest rates in Singapore. They are getting more interest for their deposits and paying a reasonable interest rate on loans. This is because the lending interest rate, especially from finance companies, has not gone up as

VITB to hold trade tests for tailors [ARTICLE]

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VITB to hold trade tests for tailors TAILORS and dressmakers will have a chance of assessing their skills against the national standard when the Vocational and Industrial Training Board holds public trade tests in February. These tests will be conducted at National Certificate Grade Three level in dressmaking and men's

For Mr Yeo, 66, it's never too late to learn [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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For Mr Yeo, 66, it's never too late to learn ACiK has taken Its toll on S6-ypar-<>ld Yen h»<i Hin's once agile movements, bat not his keen and sharp mind and a spirit which won the respect of all, even that of top student Jimmy Hsu, 27. When many retired

Fund-raising movie [ARTICLE]

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Fund-raising movie THE Serangoon Gardens youth group will screen a film, I The Majestic Cat. at Cathay cinema on Sunday at 8.30 a.m. as a fund-raising project. Tickets atjl.so, $2.50 and $3.50 are available at the centre.

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Bringing Up Father By Bill Kavanagh Hal Camp YES, AND 11= YOU ASKED NOW SHE'S —AHDI'M TOO TIMIP SO MAG&E WAS SHE WAS I HER A QUESTION, THE ONE WO 1 TO ANSWER THEM J 16 VVWEN YDU^/\VERy'C>tJ)ET'/ SHE WAS TOO ASKS THE \v Blondie By Chic Young W 1

ACROSS THE CAUSEWAY

Report paints bright future for Malaysia [ARTICLE]

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Report paints bright future for Malaysia 6 THE Islamic aspirations of the Malays are very much a fact of life. Of coarse, too much can be made of all this. In the streets the young people walk as freely as anywhere not one girl In a hundred has her hair

SAFETY GLASS SOON FOR RAIL COACHES [ARTICLE]

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SAFETY GLASS SOON FOR RAIL COACHES KUALA LUMPUR, Sun. Glass windows in all railway coaches will be replaced by safety class from next year, the Malay Mail reported. A railway official says this will be effected within the next three months. The administration is at present studying the type of

$2 million loss in godown fire [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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$2 million loss in godown fire NO amount of water could retrieve the $2 million which went up In smoke from a godown in Petaling Jaya on Saturday. The (ire was fuelled by the highly combustible contents of the godown butane gas for cigarette lighters, chemicals and Industrial Roods like

Launch on fire: Close shave for seven [ARTICLE]

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Launch on fire: Close shave for seven PORT KLANG, Sun. Seven people, including five Japanese passengers, narrowly escaped death when their passenger launch caught fire about one-and-a-half kilometres from the passrnger jetty here yesterday. The passengers and the boat crewman were saved by a passing boat before the launch driver

Drug abuse in police [ARTICLE]

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Drug abuse in police KUALA LUMPUR, Sun. CID Director Datuk Abdul Rahman bin Ismail said yesterday the police force was very concerned over reports of drug abuse among a small number of its officers and men. He urged those who took drugs to come forward for medical treatment before it

Wrongful sacking: Doctor awarded $500,000 [ARTICLE]

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Wrongful sacking: Doctor awarded $500,000 KUALA LUMPUR, Sunday THE Industrial Court yesterday ordered the Assunta Hospital to pay its former Director 1 of Radiology, Dr A. Dutt, more than half a i million dollars in compensation for wrongful dismissal. The compensation is believed to be the larg- est award made

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MAJUIKAN LEMBAGA KEMAJUAN IKAN MALAYSIA KENYATAAN T A WAR AN Tawaran adalah dipelawa daripada Pemborong yang berdaftar dengan Jabatan Parit Taliair atau Jabatan Kerja Ray a dala m Kolas 'BX untuk: PROJEK TERN AKAN IKAN/ UDANG AIR PA YAH DI TAN JONG DAW AI, KEDAH Contract No: M AJl'IK A

TIMESPORT PAGE ONE

STIPE'S REPORT [ARTICLE]

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STIPE'S REPORT THE stipendiary steward's report on Saturday's races in Penang: State of the going: Good. Race 1: Five Luck Champs (A. Razak) and Champion II (D. Kwong) were both slow to begin. Bronco (B. Raymond) left the starting stalls awkwardly, rolling towards the rails onto Spring Water (C.H.Ooi). Rounding

BIG SWEEP [ARTICLE]

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Harris-Allan triumph in Pesta Cup [ARTICLE]

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Harris -Allan triumph in Pesta Cup FAIRWAY By LEADING jockey Noel Harris and trainer Ivan Allan renewed partnership on a triumphant note in Penang yesterday when they won the Penang Pesta Cup with Pleasanton Lady. I Harris, heading for his first jockey premiership, gave a fine display to bring home

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WG move into the European Nations' finals [ARTICLE]

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WG move into the European Nations' finals GELSENKIRCHEN, Sun. West Germany won the remaining place in the finals of the European Nations' soccer championship in Italy in June when they beat Turkey 2-0 here yesterday in a Group Seven match. Already qualified are England, Belgium, Spain, Holland, Czechoslovakia, Greece and

Junior league [ARTICLE]

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Junior league PERPIGNAN, Sun. Australia won the junior rugby league international here yesterday when they defeated a local regional side 19-H AFP.

Results, tables [ARTICLE]

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Results, tables Derby 1 Liverpool 3, Everton l Manchester City 2. Manchester United 3 Noiiinxham Forest 0 P W D L F A Pt Ijverpnol X 12 t 2 45 14 30 Man United 21 12 C 3 33 14 30 Annul 21 7 10 4 26 16 24 Suuthamplon

STIPE'S REPORT [ARTICLE]

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STIPE'S REPORT JOCKEYS Razmy and P. Lee were each suspended three race days by the Penang Turf Club stewards (or inconsiderate riding yesterday. Razmy was suspended for his handling of Music-Maker in Race 1 and P. Lee on the winner. Song Writer, in the last race. Lee was also fined

Liverpool, United in match of the season [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Liverpool, United in match of the season Holiday crowd to watcK top clubs in private battle LONDON, Sun. The computer that draws up the English Football League fixture list could hardly have arranged things better Liverpool against Manchester United on Boxing Day. A huge holiday crowd is certain to cram

Ajax subdue stubborn Hearts for title [ARTICLE]

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Ajax subdue stubborn Hearts for title ABIDJAN, Sun. Dntcb First Division clab AJax Amsterdam won the International Christmas football tournament when they beat Hearts ef Oak, ef Ghana, M lit hardfought final here yesterday. At half-time the scere was 1-1. Watched by seme 11,- spectators at the Felix Honphoaet-Bolßny Stadium,

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Hana is youngest woman winner in NSW Open [ARTICLE]

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Hana is youngest woman winner in NSW Open SYDNEY, Sun. Hana Mandlikova, of Czechoslovakia, won the New South Wales Open tennis title here today when she beat American Bettina Bunge in the final. Hana won 6-3, 34, 6-3 to become the youngest woman champion in the 94-year history of the

One-sided contest [ARTICLE]

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One-sided contest LEON, Sun. Spain's European featherweight champion Roberto Castanon knocked out his Italian-Brazilian opponent Eleno Ferreira in the third round of a one-sided boxing contest here last night Ferreira. a last-minute substitute when Castanon's title contender Salvatore Meluzzo. of Italy, had to withdraw because of illness, was floored twice

SPORT IN BRIEF Azhar hits out at umpires [ARTICLE]

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SPORT IN BRIEF Azhar hits out at umpires KARACHI KM. Azhar. chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Control Board, was yesterday reported to have said that }>oor umpiring by Indian officials had caused Pakistan's defeat in the third Test in Bombay last week In an interview with the prestigious English language

China beat Thomas Cup champions [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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China beat Thomas Cup champions HONGKONG, Sun. China beat their archrivals, Indonesia, in both the men's and women's events in the Hongkong badminton invitation tournament here yesterday. The Chinese girls won the two final matches against Indonesia to score a perfect 5-0 victory. They clinched an unbeatable lead of 3-0

Ring death boxer was a drug 'enforcer' [ARTICLE]

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Ring death boxer was a drug 'enforcer' NEW YORK, Sun. Willie Classen, the fighter whose death from injuries suffered in the ring resulted in a suspension of boxing in the state, had been arrested in July as an "enforcer" for a reputed drug dealer, it was learned yesterday. The complainant

Koreans in search of honours [ARTICLE]

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Koreans in search of honours BAHRAIN, Sun. China and South Korea clash today for honours to represent Asia at the men's volleyball finals in Moscow next year, after beating all opposition during qualifying rounds in the Asian championship here. They maintained their lead on the penultimate day of the 15-nation

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Talib first to win eight in-a-row [ARTICLE]

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Talib first to win eight in-a-row ERNEST FRIDA By TALIB HARON is a golfer with tremendous abilities. Yesterday, he became the first man in Singapore to win a club championship eight times in-a-row. Haron, who has been an i automatic choice of the Singapore team since 1973, won the Keppel

Penang's Malaysia Cup absentees get warning [ARTICLE]

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Penang's Malaysia Cup absentees get warning PENANG, Sun. Penang's Malaysia Cup soccer preparations are in a shambles all because of poor response from trainess. And an angry Yaakob Syed, their team manager, has warned absentees to attend training or "count themselves out of the squad." Yaakob had a surprise on

Team, manager banned [ARTICLE]

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Team, manager banned Xl ALA LUMPUR, Sun. Youngstars, a Dlvlslon One soccer team, have been banned for one year from Football Association of Selangor competitions. In addition, their I team manager Masa Ahmad has been suspended from holding office in the club and as referee of the FAS for one

Middle East teams oppose verification of players' ages [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Middle East teams oppose verification of players' ages JOE DORAI By A MOVE to introduce birth certificates as documentary proof, instead of passports, to certify the ages of players eligible for next year's Lion City Cup under-16 soccer competition, was rejected by three Middle East coun- j tries yesterday. Those

Toa Payoh crash in warm-up [ARTICLE]

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Toa Payoh crash in warm-up II >A I'AYOH UNITKDs hopes for next year's Nalional Football league Division One title, start ing next month, did not look too bright last night they were beaten 4-2 by Selangor's PKNS in their friendly match at the National' Stadium, reports nil DOKAI. But Toa

TODAY'S EVENTS [ARTICLE]

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TODAY'S EVENTS SOCCKK Singapore Airlines (.ruup inU-r-departmrn 1 Div I l/r»)!ur: Technical Supplies A v Boeing Maintenance, Div 3A: Plant and Equipment v Quality Control. Div IB: Flight Operations B v Engineering Area 4 B (Tanglin); luronic inUT-r«mpan> Unrnament s«-ml-nn«l: Marathon Letnurneau v Chemical Marine (Jurong Stadium), matches at 5.15

Asean schools: two additions [ARTICLE]

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Asean schools: two additions KUALA LUMPUR. Sun Basketball and sepak takraw have found "homes" in the Asean schools' sports programme at last. The first basketball championships will be held in Singapore from Dec. 19-21 next year. Thailand will host the sepak takraw tournament from Sept. 3-7. The basketball championships were

West Indians maul England [ARTICLE]

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West Indians maul England BRISBANE. Sun. The West Indies' power hitters, Gordon Greenidge and Viv Richards, mauled England here today to give their side a crushing nine-wicket win in their 50-overs-a-side cricket match. They both finished 85 not out as the West Indies made 218 for one in 46.5 overs

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Dontbea heartbreaker Give your heart a chance For many years heart diseases have held the unfortunate position of being the highest cause of death in Singapore. Any publication which helps the man-in-the-street to understand better the functions of the heart, the causes of its malfunction, the diseases to which it

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Heavy rains so hunt for lost jets put off [ARTICLE]

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Heavy rains so hunt for lost jets put off ABBY TAN By our Manila Correspondent MANILA, Sun. Bad weather stopped today'l search the three missing Skyhawk fighter jets of the Republic of Singapore Air Force. Hopes thai the four-man Cl c« would tx- found alive are dim. It has been

Santa the disco dancer [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Santa the disco dancer SANTA CLAUS sets the pace at a pulsating disco "do" at Toa Payoh community centre on Saturday night. The dance, to mark Christmas, was organised by the centre for its members. Santa here is Mr Joseph Sim, a member of the centre's youth group. Disco dancing,

DON'T BE SHY! [ARTICLE]

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DON'T BE SHY! IK \nl can speak Mandarin and are about to use dialeei again, stop yourself and start In Mandarin. The other person may know Mandarin but may also be shy. Be the initiator:

GUNMEN OPEN FIRE AT HOME OF ENVOY [ARTICLE]

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GUNMEN OPEN FIRE AT HOME OF ENVOY DAMASCUS, Sun UNIDENTIFIED gunmen attacked the home of the Syrian ambassador in Teheran early today, exchanging fire with the Iranian guard before escaping, the official Syrian news agency Sana reported. In a despatch from the Iranian capital, the agency said the armed men

Mediation denied [ARTICLE]

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Mediation denied PARIS. Sun. Libya today denied the existence of any mediation attempt between it and the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) The Libyan information agency Jana quoted an official Libyan spokesman as saying reports of mediation were "unfounded" and "lies." AFP.

'Some hostages may be freed' [ARTICLE]

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'Some hostages may be freed' TEHERAN, Sun. Some of the hostages in the US Embassy here could be released shortly, their student captors told an Italian priest who visited them. Father Alfredo Picchioni, who speaks Persian, said after his visit yesterday that the students expects to free several hostages "swiftly"

'China move on long range missiles' [ARTICLE]

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'China move on long range missiles' NEW YORK, Sun. China will begin deploying inter-continental ballistic missiles in its territory i next year or in 1961, giving it a possibility for the first time of hitting tar- gets deep inside the Soviet i Union, Newsweek magazine said yesterday. Quoting American intelligence

DEATHS [OBITUARY]

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DEATHS MRS. LEOW CHEONG HUP (nee Chua Kee Neo) age 82 passed I away peacefully on 22 12 79 leaving behind sons, daughters, sons-in-law and daughters-in-law Mr ti Mrs: Leow Ah Bee. Mr <i Mrs Leow Ah Soon, Mr i Mrs Leow Kek Thong. Mr <i Mrs Leow Kek Hoe.

3 cashiers shot dead [ARTICLE]

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3 cashiers shot dead PARIS, Sun Three women cashiers were jiiiinliji found shui dead, eaai with a bullet in tho head in the strongroom Of .i suiHM market in Bofcrt, Boutb-wM France PoMcc said thei'e appeared In bo no witnesses to tho killings and they rould not say immediately whether

Bushfire [ARTICLE]

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Bushfire SYDNEY. Sun A fierce bushfire is posing the most serious threat in 20 years to ihe heavily-wooded blue mountains, about 70 km west of Sydney. Reuter.

Five stabbed to death [ARTICLE]

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Five stabbed to death NEW DELHI. Sun. Five people were killed today in violence between tribesmen in India's troubled northeastern Meehalaya State. The Press Trust of India said the victims were dragged out of a bus and stabbed to death about 40 kms from curfew-bound Shillong. capital of the state.

US warns Russia on sanctions against Iran [ARTICLE]

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US warns Russia on sanctions against Iran Message given in 'strongest terms' WASHINGTON, Sun THE United States has told the Soviet Union in the strongest diplomatic terms that any Soviet effort to block the United Nations Security Council from imposing economic sanctions against Iran would be regarded by Americans as

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The good life, but... What sort of life will you have in the 1980s? The third part of our series, Into the '80s, says you will generally have a good life. But our writer also forsees some disturbing trends that have already begun to emerge. Find out what these are

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Simplified characters mm THE illustrated word is pronounced dan or din, c"a e r?? ing t0 Sh°Ulder °r l° It has been reduced to eight strokes from its regular form, in brackets, f |B| a* LC I W^M Rl^^^BV H|h^a^Ha^a^a^aMH Here are some common combinations of the word: j-g yp^

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I Make Mandarin the rommon tongue of the Chinese eommunity.

Brains against brawn [ARTICLE]

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Brains against brawn Proverbial anecdotes EMPEROR Zhao Kuangyin, the founder of the Song dynasty, was a rascal in his young days. On top of gambling he also lied and cheated. He would fly into a temper and beat the other person up should he lose in his gambling or fail

Fun with Chinese Characters [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Chinese without tears [ARTICLE]

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Chinese without tears FANG fongwu house fongke tenant sdufang study (room) fangdong landlord M For example, you may tongzu rent sa y_ Zri". house W *?K: i> 1 Ta de fangjian hen da. I! J meaning, "His room is fongjian room very big.

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INSIDEA Child psychiatry M M m w Jw j* jt Growing op Isn't easy, especially (or the sensitive child. We take a look at Singapore's Child Psychiatry Clinic, and give you a few pointers to help yon identify U yonr child needs help. Pago 6 Under the Sycamore Tree A

PICK of the DAY [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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PICK of the DAY JOHN DE SOUZA By IT'S Christmas Eve. and iho highlight of the day is also the latest programme. So why not stay i 1 1 for it and enjoy the first glimpse of the last Christmas of the decade 1 The Christmas Sperial HS starts at

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/&rtk Diamond Wear /x. A Backed By Years fc^ 1 )Of Experience y>ct Kings^ Expert sentiQ Gem Counsellors Royal Jewellers Estd 1914 38 40. High Street. Singapore 0617 Tel: XXXXX l Branch LGII4. Lucky Piaia. Orchard Road. l(S) Singapore 0923 Tel XXXXX50 TAKE CARE OF YOUR EYES Do no regard

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HANDICRAFTS EXHI- sea, tides, canoeing and BITION at the National the ports of Singapore Museum Young Peo- and Hamburg at the pie's Gallery from 10.30 PS a Maritime Museum am to 7 p.m. On till a sentosa at 10 a.m., 11 ART 19 featurine 160 am l2 noon 3 and

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TV and Radio SINGAPORE 5 3.00 PM Opening followed by Maya Tha- 7.30 News (Malay) laimurai (Tamil, repeat) 7.45 Sandiwara. a Malay drama 3.35 Diary of Events (English) R" m ah K" Duma Ku 3.40 AfterNoon Matinee Westward Ho 8.20 Sports Magazine 4.35 Intermission 9.30 News and Newsreel (English) 6.00

REVIEWS

Radio would be better medium [ARTICLE]

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Radio would be better medium UNDER THE SYCAMORE TREE University of Singapore Society Cultural Centre; Dec 19-22 Reviewed by MARLENE KITTS THK world of the ant is the sotting for Samuel Spewack't Under the Sycamore Tree. Written in America in 1952, during the Eisenhower period, there are clear references to

LEISURE

Li Li Hwa: All charm and grace [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Li Li Hwa: All charm and grace GERALDINE TANG By FORMER Asian movie queen, Li Li Hwa, who once said part of her secret to looking youthful is to "take things easy," has not been taking things too easily since she flew in last week to perform at a nightclub

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Is your child toying with danger? [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Is your child toying with danger? In the wrong hands, any toy can be dangerous. This article was first published by Case in support of the International Year of the Child, with the hope that parents will take more care to protect their children from potential toy hazards. The standard

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I CEEDMS) opens (OPPOSITE HN6 COURT HOTll) TAHAV H 11AM, 1.30, 4.00.6.45*9 15PM IUUHT S A SUPER CHRISTMAS Entertainment for ALL! IF THE TRAM CAN'T BE STOPPED ..< 200WH10IE! VERA MILES -MARIfN MILNER I B[N MURPHY ED NELSON-DARLEEN CARR-LEE H MONTGOMEfiy i R Produced and Directed by DAVID LOWELL RICH

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Merry Christmas *§§5 8 Happu New fear *§X iMoonliqht (Bowlinffi i. on I g X mas Eve &Chinese New Year Eve I 8.00 pm. to 2.00 am respectively Only $15/- per lane per hour Lots of attractive prizes to be won I For every one hour you book you'll get

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Featuring: jtm\ H\ M ud V An A *hanta Tsai The little lady with the B-I-G voice. IW-^»- I >^"^ A peppery and bounty performer. I Lanie possesses a brand or theatre W^ M magic all her won. You'll be enchanted! Hi H^ The Neptune v^ Jasmine Ismail Faridah DollaJi

OUTLOOK

Growing-up pains that spell trouble [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Growing- up pains that spell trouble SHIELA CHEONG By A TEENAGE schoolgirl X spends about two hours a day at her bath. Not too unusual, you might say, for a youngster to spend time splashing around. But then again, in her case, it is no mere love of water it

New premises for child clinic? [ARTICLE]

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New premises for child clinic? NESTLED in a "colonial" I part of Singapore in Alex- andra Park is the Child Psychiatric Clinic a j two-storey pre-war buildI ing which was once part ,of the British Military I Hospital. The place is hardly inviting and one which children would look forward

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JMBH^ SORELLA sF^mi tojoinanew j^ graceful b, ***< tVelegant generation j£ Sorella's soft beautifully designed bras panties give you the perfect feeling of style and comfort. Sorella's latest creations add much grace to your feminine self anytime, any place ')> you really feel the difference. KSSSSSVH SING TSU FANG PTE

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fffo BETHLEHEM SINGAPORE BETHLEHEM SINGAPORE, a well established Oil Rig Builder invites applications from suitable candidates to be part of its recognised team for the following trades:1. MAINTENANCE ELECTRICIANS Secondary education preferably with NTC Grade 3 in Electrical Fitting and Installation and have experience in maintenance of electrical system in

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yjj i\v PHILIPS Career Opportunities I We invite applications from suitably qualified persons for the I I following positions: 1) Planning Engineer (Workshop) I The job holder mutt have a Polytechnic Diploma in Mechanical Engineering I I and at least 4-5 years experience in a workshop environment using precision I

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A leading international marine engineering and construction company invites applications from Singapore citizens for the position of PROCESS PIPING/STRUCTURAL DRAFTSMAN DUTIES I To prepare piping and structural shop drawings QUALIFICATIONS a EXPERIENCE The successful candidate should have a minimum of 3 years' experience in Process Piping and Structural drawings, and

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Dv Pont Far Eost Inc Singapore Branch a world leading chemical compony m Singapore invites applications from highly qualified and experienced personnel to fill the position of TECHNICAL SALES REPRESENTATIVE (X'RAY PRODUCTS) in the expanding X'Ray Products Division The Candidate: Singapore citizen, who has completed National Service with a degree

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ASEA Applications are invited for the following vacancies. PROJECT EXECUTIVES A) To liaise with clients, Consultants and relevant authorities and to lead execution of projects undertaken Applicants should possess a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Singapore or other recognised institutions. Those who have some experience in the

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f Due to rapid expansion GM Singapore Pte. Ltd. now requires QC Supervisors Diploma or degree in any engineering field or its equivalent Must have 1 to 2 years experience in supervising hourly QC operators. Those with background in TV/radio board assembly preferred Must be able to communicate effectively Production

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WORKS (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. Fast expanding American manufacturer of oilfield drilling equipment seeks additional personnel in the following positions:(A) MACHINISTS Ability to set and operate lathes, boring and milling machines. Preferably with VITB Trade Certificate in Metal Machining (B) Q C INSPECTORS VITB Trade Certificate in Metal Machining preferably with

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11l PRINTED CIRCUITS > Hi INTERNATIONAL Id GROUP OF COMPANIES We are a leading manufacturer of PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAYS and LCD MODULES with corporate head office in Singapore. We offer challenging and rewarding careers for: 1 MARKETING RESEARCH EXECUTIVE The incumbent will assist in marketing, planning and

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i i.UIiMI UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE (1) ASSISTANT LIBRARIANS (2) TRAINEE LIBRARIANS Applications are#jnvited tor appointment to the above posts QUALIFICATIONS Post 1 University graduates with recognized professional library qualifications Post (2) University graduates Preference will be given to those with (a) A good Honours degree in History, Law or Chinese

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FIREMEN LEADING FIREMEN (DRIVER) Apphcotions tor the above appointments in the Singapore Fire Brigade Civil Aviation Dept are invited from citizens and permanent residents of Singapore who hove passed Primary 6 in a Government or Govt-Aided school, hove good physique and eyesight, and be between the age of 17 26

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m m am corona mfSm MANUFACTURERS W M (PTE)LTD. An affiliate of SCM Corporation, USA, manufacturing electric typewriters invites applications for the following positions in its Management Information System Department: 1. PROGRAMMER Requirements Age 22 to 25 years University degree in Science or its equivalent At least 2 years' experience

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(LDI ItKI)EVEIA)PMK\T VCM AITHOHITY FACTORY PREMISES TO LET BY TENDER Tenders are invited for the letting of Factory premises on the Ist Floor (Block 2) at Kallang Avenue Industrial Centre, Kallang Avenue/ Kallang Bahru, off Lavender Street Tenderers ars required to poy a Tender Deposit as shown in the Tender

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IN THE HIGH < Ol HI OF THE REPUBLIC OP SINGAPORE CMBPUIee WlmtlnK-1 p n*. im in*. IN THE MATTER OF THE COMPANIES ACT (CHAPTER IM) AND IN THE MATTER OF SOI TH EAST ASIA CANNING MANUFACTURERS (PTE.) LIMITED ADVERTISEMENT OF PETITION Notice is hereby given that a Petition for

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IN Mil IIK.M CO! KT OF I III KEPI »LI( OKSIMiiPOKK (omp>nr> Winding I p No. lit of IJ7S In the Matter of thr Companies Act (Chapter IKS) MB In thr Matter ut Horn K.K RECORD ITK. LTD. ApVERTISKMKNT OK PETITION NOTICE is hereby given that a Petition for the

CONDOLENCE [OBITUARY + ILLUSTRATION]

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CONDOLENCE The Chairman, Board of Directors, Management and Staff express their Heartfelt Condolence to the family of the late Vice Chairman, South East Asia Insurance Berhad and Managing Director, Korean Reinsurance Company, Seoul on their bereavement over his untimely demise on 19th December 1979. South East Asia Insurance Berhad Mr.

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I THE COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL I SECURITY CORPORATION I We are the leading security organisation I in Singapore. We wish to invite suitably I qualified Singapore Citizens for the I following vacancies in our newly I created Technical Services Section. Senior Technical Officer I Qualifications: I Poses a Technician Diplome

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COMPLETE COMPUTER SYSTEMS NCR Malaysia, a leading distributor of a complete range of computer equipment and peripherals and with 14 branches I in Malaysia invites applications from suitably qualified i f candidates for the following positions: I A SEMOR MARKETMG PERSONNEL B MARKETMG REPRESENTATIVES C SALES REPRESENTATIVES The persons we

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EYEWEAB PTK LTD am* COMPANIES ACT, CAP IK (SECTION tH (I)) APPOINTMENT OF PROVISIONAL LIQUIDATORS At a Meeting of the Board of Directors of the above Company held on the 20th December 1979 the following Resolution was passed"It was resolved that it had been proved to the satisfaction of this

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I KUALA LUMPUR S j^jl KEPONG BEHHAD J SHAREHOLDERS YEAR ENDED 30th SEPTEMBER ,1979 TURNOVER AND PROFIT I The unaudited results of the Group and the Company for the year ended 30th September. 1979 together I with the audited comparative results tor the previous year are as follows Group Company

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KEMENTERIAN PERTANIAN MALAYSIA (Bahagian Perikanan) KENYATAAN T A WAR AN Tawaran adalah dipelawa daripada Pem-borong-pemborong yang berdaftar dengan Jabatan Kerja Raya, Semenanjung Malaysia dalam Kelas 'BX' dibawah Tajuk II, Tajuk Kecil 2,untuk: PUSAT PERIK AN AN AIR PAYAU Dl GELANG PAT AH, JOHOR Contract No. X Construction of Staff Quarters,

DEATH [OBITUARY + ILLUSTRATION]

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DEATH Yop Kan aim Yip Kon, °9* 40, poiwd owor on 22/12/79 oH« o lho,, ,lhins b^.^j i>.io.ed X" To w "**< *f m Kum Son, Kum W«no,, 3 doughtcu. Yokt Png. Yo» Una.. Yoke m«. Ttc L"« °"d 9'<"Kf Cortto* In.h Blk 408 Clem.ni, A.. lon 26/12/79 ol Ipm

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ffTT| LAM SOON Ffrft 01 SOAP MF G ■UP SDN BHD requires.a. qualified and experienced person to join us as MARKETING MANAGER THE JOB: As Marketing Manager responsible for our sales operation in Djakarta with abilities to plan and operate independently the distribution of branded consumer products at wholesale and

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r||j FEDERAL PUBLICATIONS A leading publisher of edurationol books invites suitably qualified applicants for the post of 1) ASSISTANT BOOK EDITOR 2) SALES CANVASSER 1) Assistant Book Editor The successful candidate should be effectively bilingual in Chinese and English and have at least a good G.C.E 'A' Level Certificate A

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TheTlmes Organisation the largest publishing group in Southeast Asia, is looking for marketing brains The Times Organisation is now in an exciting phase of development, poised for expansion horizontally and vertically. The people we're looking for will form the nucleus of a small but highly mobile marketing team which will

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A leading inter-decor furniture Co., in East Malaysia (Sabah) is looking fore 1. a suitable, qualified Interior Designer (male or female) 2. to be based in Kota Kinabalu. 3. experiences advantageous but not necessary. 4. car and lodging provided. 5. free medical care. 6. attractive salary on commission basis. 7.

A scoop of Arabian Fantasy, a dash of spirit and thou... [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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A scoop of Arabian Fantasy, a dash of spirit and thou... NANCY CHNG By TREAT yourself to an Arabian Fantasy this Christmas. But before you get visions of swaying belly-dancers with bells on their ankles, let me describe what it really is. It's "a scoop of pistachio almond ice-cream cooling

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AN INVITATION FROM MR. SAN FRANCISCO "COME HAVE A MERRY SWENSEN'S CHRISTMAS" THE OLDE ICE-CREAM SHOPPE IS OPEN j > ON CHRISTMAS /I OUR X MAS TREATS CV^ f "X CAROLLING ON N J[t\ CHRISTMAS EVE, V f f/\\f\'' L MONDAY, DEC. 24, iW rjilypx 9p m iopm \sC j