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The Straits Times, 25 November 1980

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  • Masthead [Title Section]
    The Straits Times Estd. 1845 TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 1986 35 CENTS M.C.(P) No. 111/1/80  (14 words)
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  • HDB PUTS EAR TO THE GROUND [Articles]
    HDB PUTS EAR TO THE GROUND GOH LEE KHAUAN and WENDY YANG Pilot 'live-in' scheme helps residents By SOME Housing Board spies are at work day and night but only to help those they are spying on. This hush-hush spying saga involves several HDB architects and engineers who have descended...  (561 words)
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  • Protest strike and walkout by Poles [Articles]
    Protest strike and walkout by Poles WARSAW. Mon RAIL workers staged a two-hour walkout on commuter lines in Warsaw and Gdansk today and the assembly department of the giant Ursus Tractor Factory outside the capital went on indefinite strike in protest against the jailing of a union worker. A spokesman...  (258 words)
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  • Arrest order [Articles]
    Arrest order MANILA. Mon President Ferdinand Marcos has ordered the arrest of 1> people, inrkud in* MM K.-ipin. miUuwuires aad a uoiiceiai allegedly en cued m hijackin* of imported  (29 words)
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  • Halting traffic to drive home message [Articles + Illustrations]
    Halting traffic to drive home message STOPPING traffic la a Kaad cmuc, these traffic paUcemea were on daty In Jalan Boklt Mrrah yesterday to hand oat the first at 1I,*M leafleta an geed road discipline and eaurte*y. TV 1 majar arterial raad llakiag tkc city to Jaraag has beea loeadfled...  (226 words)
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  • Schmidt plea to Russia and US on arms curbs [Articles]
    Schmidt plea to Russia and US on arms curbs BONN, Monday WEST German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt today strongly appealed for fresh efforts by the Soviet Union and United States to curb strategic arms a goal he said US President-elect Ronald Reagan shared. Mr Schmidt, in a major policy speech to...  (296 words)
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  • Flood ravage [Articles]
    Flood ravage JAKARTA, Mon Thousands of homes in the west Sumatra provincial capital of Padang were inundated today with flood-waters rising mure than one-metre deep and two-thirds of the city under water follow ing continuous rain, officials reported. No casualties had been reported. Reuter  (44 words)
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  • SOVIETS WARN POLISH UNION [Articles]
    SOVIETS WARN POLISH UNION MOSCOW, Mm. la •me the m«st direct M«ae*w waralags m far U Pslaad'a Solidarity trade uaiaa, the •fflcUJ Saviet mwi Meacy Taaa MM today that a ge«eral traaaavrt strike "cnM toarh *a aiH»a«l aad deteace iatereaia." Taa«, which far the first time referred U Solidarity by...  (70 words)
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  • Times' sack notices go out [Articles]
    Times' sack notices go out LONDON, Maa. The Times af Laadaa, the Soaday Times aad their three sspplemeats today began Issalac rtlnmlsfial aatices to all \JM staff, having anaaaaced thai they will elaae In March a buyer Is not fannd. A spalwamaa said ail the aattces waald he issaed by...  (95 words)
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  • Sweden visit [Articles]
    Sweden visit STOCKHOLM, Mon. Thai Deputy Foreign Minister Arun Bhanupongse today began a two-day visit to Sweden during which talks are expected to focus on the situation in Kampuchea. AFP.  (30 words)
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  • Kasuri faces charges [Articles]
    Kasuri faces charges RAWALPINDI, Mon. Police have filed charges against the acting head of Pakistan's centrist Tehrik-I-Istiqlal Party, Mr Mahmud Ali Kasun. for holding a political meeting, banned under the country s martial law regulations. Mr Kasuri, a prominent lawyer from Lahore, is running the party while the party leader,...  (61 words)
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  • Second worst plunge [Articles]
    Second worst plunge HONGKONG. Mod. The stock market here today suffered its second worst plunge on record following Saturday s rtfMon to raise the prime lending rate by 2 to 16 per cent from tomorrow. The Hang Seng index dropped 87 points to fall below the 1.500 barrier and finished...  (71 words)
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  • Execution by the needle [Articles]
    Execution by the needle ALBUQUERQUE (New Mexico), Moo. A man convicted of murdering a married couple could be the first person in the United States to be executed by a lethal Injection, New Mexico court officials said yesterday. William Gilbert. 31, was sentenced by District Judge Richard Traub, on Saturday...  (61 words)
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  • It's hair-splitting! [Articles]
    It's hair-splitting! HONGKONG, Mon. A Chinese artist has engraved an ancient, 28-character poem on a strand of human hair five millimetres long, China's Xinhua news agency reported yesterday. The artist, 31-year-old Shen Weizhong of the Suzhou Arts and Handicrafts Research Institute, Jiangsu Province, did the engraving with the aid of...  (60 words)
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  • 770 die in big Italy quake [Articles + Illustrations]
    770 die in big Italy quake Rescue officials fear toll may top 1,000 ROME. Monday A VIOLENT earthquake the strongest to hit Italy since the turn of the century has spread disaster in the south of the country, killing more than 770 people and injuring about 1,000. Rescue officials tonight...  (527 words)
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  • 3 SIA flight crew queried [Articles]
    3 SIA flight crew queried AHMAD OSMAN By TWO Singapore Airlines pilots and a flight engineer were called up by the company yesterday to explain their decision not to work beyond 12 hours on Thursday on flight SQ 53D after it landed in Taipeh on a flight from Seoul. Sources...  (383 words)
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    • Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
      50 pages today PASSCARD FOR POSB DEPOSITORS Fag* 11 CHINA opera troupe held (or smuggling 2 NO END in sight in Aussie gas, oil dispute 4 'FIRE precautions in many Vegas hotels inadequate' S SHELL to test storage tanks support t MINISTRY calls for visor ban review IS BOX office...  (154 words)
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  • AROUND THE WORLD

    • China opera troupe held for smuggling [Articles]
      China opera troupe held for smuggling JUDY WALKER By Our Hongkong reporter $100,000 WORTH OF GOODS FOUND AMONG BELONGINGS HONGKONG, Mon. Members of a Chinese opera troupe which visited Singapore and Hongkong nave been arrested and charged with smuggling, according to a report in the South China Daily in Guangdong....  (574 words)
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    • Brooke's own 'shields'... [Articles + Illustrations]
      Brooke's own 'shields'... AMERICAN Actress Brooke Shields p*dig recently with two moppets that she created herself for the first time. Ami from the looks of the moppets, she seems to hive done very well although she said modestly: "They're pigs, sort •f." Miss Shields became interested In puppetry after taping...  (79 words)
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    • 104-year-old priest dies [Articles]
      104-year-old priest dies VATICAN CITY, Mon. Vatican Radio has announced the death of a 104-year-old West German priest, believed to be the oldest Roman Catholic clergyman in the world. The radio said the Rev Eligius Kastentolz. who held daily masses in his parish near Cologne, died early yesterday. IJPI.  (49 words)
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    • Asean's steady progress despite world crisis [Articles]
      Asean's steady progress despite world crisis MANILA, Mon ASEAN continues to make steady political and economic progress despite living through a period of "continuing turmoil and crisis," senior officials from the five-member group were told today. Philippine acting Foreign Minister Jose Ingles told the Asean standing committee comprising ambassadors from...  (202 words)
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    • Spore ship two convicted of gold smuggling bid [Articles]
      Spore ship two convicted of gold smuggling bid JAKARTA, Mon. Two crew members of a Singapore ship, the Kota Bin tang, nave been convicted by the North Jakarta Economic Court for involvement in a gold smuggling attempt. Second engineer Ho See Lin, 51, of Singapore, was sentenced to 6 months'...  (130 words)
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    • Kidnap of chief's daughter sparks riots [Articles]
      Kidnap of chief's daughter sparks riots JAKARTA, Mon. Indonesian troops have been flown to the remote island of Sumbawa, east of Bali, where at least nine people were reported killed and 55 injured in riots, the Merdeka newspaper reported today. The trouble erupted on Nov 9 after a bank executive...  (153 words)
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    • 4 held after train crash [Articles]
      4 held after train crash ROME, Mon. Four men have been arrested following investigations into a threetrain collision on Friday near Lamezia Terme, Calabria, in which 28 people were killed and 112 injured. Those arrested were the station master and a railroad employee at EcceUente, where the accident occurred, and...  (63 words)
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    • Bomb attack [Articles]
      Bomb attack MANILA, Mon. A grenade was lobbed at the house of town judge Abraham Alagar in Bacoor yesterday but he and his family were unhurt, a military report said today. UPI.  (32 words)
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    • Suharto raps protectionist policy at C-Plan talks [Articles + Illustrations]
      Suharto raps protectionist policy at C-Plan talks JAKARTA, Monday PRESIDENT Suharto today criticised several advanced nations saying their protectionism policy is harmful to developing countries. "We have clearly seen the protectionism imposed by several advanced nations which brings about bad effects to the world, particularly the developing countries, because it...  (299 words)
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    • Unlucky eight [Articles]
      Unlucky eight BANGKOK. Mon Eight people were killed and more than 10 injured on Saturday night during the nationwide Thai Loy Krathong Festival to ask the gods for luck and health. Last year, morr than 20 people were killed and about 100 injured. AP.  (44 words)
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    • Oil search [Articles]
      Oil search FUNABASHI (Japan). Mon. A Japanese survey ship, the Hakurai Maru, left Funabashi near Tokyo today for the Antarctic with 20 scientists to look for possible oil deposits Reuter  (30 words)
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  • AROUND THE WORLD 2

    • Chinese stop work on $9.8b steel plant [Articles]
      Chinese stop work on $9.8 b steel plant TOKYO. Mm CHm !>»- 1 -a 1 mgfngnr the samss 1 aiiif cumxtrarttaa w*rk tt tfce nice 1854.7 M milllM isHjsa minus) b»«- steel mill la Shaagfcal. The JurUUs ww Ike first lß4lr»tlMi that ChiM'o ■■tirshMtlii pr*Kraaime may he la tr*aMe. It...  (188 words)
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    • Sadat: Arab states are financing Iraq's war [Articles + Illustrations]
      Sadat: Arab states are financing Iraq's war CAIRO, Monday PRESIDENT Anwar Sadat charged yesterday that Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates are helping to finance Iraq's war against Iran. I In a nationally televised speech to Parliament, Mr Sadat said Iraq received US$3 billion (SW .3 billion) for...  (318 words)
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    • Dr K: PAK HAS VITAL ROLE IN GULF DEFENCE [Articles]
      Dr K: PAK HAS VITAL ROLE IN GULF DEFENCE PARIS, Mon PARIS, Mon. Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said yesterday the United States and its allies in Westein Europe should devise an eiu-otive strategy for the defence of the Gulf, and added that Pakistan could play an important role....  (275 words)
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    • New base [Articles]
      New base JEDDAH. Mon King Khaled of Saudi Arabia today opened a US$534 million (31 11 bUlioo) naval base in the eastern province to»ii of Jubail The base it named after King Abdul Aziz, the taMder of modem Saudi Ara bat -Reuter  (42 words)
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    • On a slow dhow to China [Articles]
      On a slow dhow to China MUSCAT, Mon. i BRITISH writer, Mr Tim Severia, set sail today la aa Arab dh*w to fall** a trade raate opened mare than I M$ years agt tram the PenUa Galf to Chi**, Tea £arapeaas aad II Omaals farm the crew af the beat...  (134 words)
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    • Death toll rises to 16 [Articles]
      Death toll rises to 16 SEOUL, Mon. The death toll from last Wednesday's crash of a Korean Airlines' boeing 747 aircraft roae to 16 today when a woman passenger died in hospital, the Transport Ministry said. Noh Moyong-Suk. 28, a Korean resident in Los Angeles, was injured when the jumbo...  (75 words)
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    • Boy found hanged [Articles]
      Boy found hanged SYDNEY, Moo. A 10-year-old boy was found dead here last night, the fourth child to die by hanging in Sydney in the last three months. Police said Terry Wallace was found by his family, hanging from a bunk bed by a belt. They said he was a...  (63 words)
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    • Frame-up: Wang blames Mao's widow [Articles + Illustrations]
      Frame-up: Wang blames Mao's widow BEIJING. Mon. "GANG of Four" member Wang Hongwen turned on the late Chairman Mao Zedong's widow and another fellow gang member in court today to save himself. The dramatic development came on the third session of the most important trial in the history of communist...  (513 words)
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    • Iraqi oil in the pipeline again to Turkey — Report [Articles]
      Iraqi oil in the pipeline again to Turkey Report BAHRAIN, Mon. Iraq began pumping oil through a pipeline to the Turkish Mediterranean port of Ceyhan last Thursday after a twomonth stoppage caused by the Gulf war, the authoritative Middle East Economic Survey (MEES) reported today. Turkish oil industry sources in...  (245 words)
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    • CHINA CLEARS MYSTERY SURROUNDING LIN BIAO'S COUP BIN [Articles + Illustrations]
      CHINA CLEARS MYSTERY SURROUNDING LIN BIAO'S COUP BIN HONGKONG, Monday BEIJING has for the first time revealed the most detailed account of the late Defence Minister Lin Biao's abortive attempt to assassinate Mao Zedong and stage a coup in 1971 in a report reading like a James Bond thriller. Entitled...  (578 words)
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    • Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
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  • AROUND THE WORLD 3

    • 'Russia willing to have arms talks' [Articles]
      'Russia willing to have arms talks' MOSCOW, Mon, AN AUTHORITATIVE Soviet commentary, Pravda, today called for full-scale resumption of East-West arms talks and reiterated Soviet willingness to discuss "any weapon." The commentary, believed by Western diplomats here to represent Soviet Foreign Ministry thinking, stopped short of openly agreeing to re-ne-gotiation...  (187 words)
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    • No end in sight in gas and oil dispute [Articles]
      No end in sight in gas and oil dispute LIM SAY BOON By Our Melbourne Reporter MELBOURNE, Mon. A solution to the twoweek old dispute which threatens the country's oil and gas supplies still appears distant. Late last week, striking workers rejected a peace plan formulated after days of talks...  (724 words)
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    • 5 opposition parties team up against Lanka govt [Articles]
      5 opposition parties team up against Lanka govt COLOMBO, Monday FTVE opposition parties agreed to set aside their differences yesterday to launch a united fight against the government's economic and human rights policies The agreement, made at a public rally in the northern district capital of Jaffna, was underscored by...  (235 words)
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    • Artist forged 'classics' [Articles]
      Artist forged 'classics' GHENT (Belgium). Moo. An Italian painter was arrested on Saturday, after he admitted forging a number of paintings attributed to modern masters including Chagall. Mlro, Asger Jom. Hans Hartung and Wilfrid" Lam, police sources said. Til* arrest wax made after the curator of the Ghent Modern Arts...  (77 words)
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    • 16 cities in Europe dearer to live in than N.Y. [Articles]
      16 cities in Europe dearer to live in than N.Y. NEW YORK, Mon. Time magazine says 16 European cities are more expensive to live in than New York. A poll carried out for Time by the Brussels research firm Management Centre Europe showed that London moved from being 35 per...  (151 words)
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    • Toll rises [Articles]
      Toll rises TOKYO. Mon. Rescue workers today recovered the body of the 44th victim of Japan's worst postwar hotel tire that razed the Kawaji Prince Hotel in Tochigi Province, 130 kms north of Tokyo, four days ago. -UPI.  (38 words)
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    • PARTY THAT ENDED IN SHOOTING 'GAME' [Articles]
      PARTY THAT ENDED IN SHOOTING 'GAME' PAEIS, Mm. The Sataraay lalealgkt party la reataaraat at VUleaeave-le-Bai, «Mt M kerc, ni hut nke uy atker uttl the hait a«rUea that everyba«y ihaala play Raaaima raalette with kin revalvcr "to aee wUefe a( u la Ike kraveat." The "game" la pUyed hy...  (99 words)
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    • WHALE OF A TASK FOR WILDLIFE EXPERTS [Articles + Illustrations]
      WHALE OF A TASK FOR WILDLIFE EXPERTS 808 Bondr of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, using an axe yesterday to remove far research purposes the jawbone of one of U-n dead sperm whales found on a beach in St Augustine, Florida. AlUugh scientists don't exactly know why the...  (80 words)
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    • Labour against new defence plan [Articles]
      Labour against new defence plan CANBERRA, Mon. The opposition Labour Party today voiced its disagreement to a revitalized fivepower defence arrangement with Singapore Malaysia, New Zealand and Britain. Party deputy leader Lionel Bowen described the plan as "a half-baked idea." He said the practical problems of revitalizing the five-power arrangements...  (176 words)
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    • 40 relive life in a 'Nazi prison camp' [Articles]
      40 relive life in a 'Nazi prison camp' WEYHILL, (England), Mon. Forty Britons who like vacations with a difference spent the weekend shivering, acutely short of food, and being shouted at as prisoners of war in a Nazi-style camp reconstructed near this village. The camp, a gloomy collection of buildings...  (212 words)
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    • Clashes in Assam [Articles]
      Clashes in Assam NEW DELHI. Mon Clashes broke out today in India's north-eastern state of Assam after civil servants started a strike to back a long drawnout agitation against illegal immigrants. The press Trust of India (PTI) said one person was killed in the fighting between two groups at Kalapanar...  (56 words)
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  • AROUND THE WORLD 4

    • 'Fire precautions in many Vegas hotels inadequate' [Articles]
      'Fire precautions in many Vegas hotels inadequate' LAS VEGAS, Monday MANY hotels here do not meet the latest fire code requirements, the director of the city's Building and Safety Department, Mr Robert Weber, said today. Mr Weber told reporters that fire officials are cam- j paigning to step up safety...  (481 words)
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    • Euthanasia assn chief on trial [Articles]
      Euthanasia assn chief on trial LONDON, Monday THE general-secretary of Exit, the voluntary euthanasia organisation, went on trial today on six counts relating to aiding and abetting suicide. Nicholas Reed, 33, faced two charges of assisting people to commit suicide and four charges, along with Exit member Mark Lyons, 69,...  (178 words)
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    • MANSLIDES DOWN GATEWAY TO DEATH [Articles]
      MANSLIDES DOWN GATEWAY TO DEATH St. LOUIS (Mkmarl), Mm. The wife M a veteraa paraehatlst stood Bear the gateway area to Him ker hasband hat to her hmr she watched aim laad atop the nmiimit and slide nwfe taan 183 m to his death. Keaaeth Swyers, died Satariay after he...  (91 words)
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    • Computer comes up with language surprise [Articles]
      Computer comes up with language surprise LONDON, Mon. A British linguist has fed one million words into a computer and come out with a surprise: Americans use the English language more correctly than the English. Based on a comparison of printed material ranging from newspapers to novels and government documents,...  (211 words)
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    • Touching show of faith [Articles + Illustrations]
      Touching show of faith THE faithful reaching ont to torch the »ntstretehed hands of Pope John Paol II ma he entered the Paul IV audience hall hi Vatican City last Sunday. The Pontiff was greeted by Ujm people from the Catholic ''Renewal In the Spirit" movement. He celebrated his first...  (65 words)
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    • Bike 'champs' [Articles]
      Bike 'champs' PARIS, Mon. China is the world's biggest producer of bicycles, having turned out 11 million machines so far this year, according to a study by the French National Bicycle and Motorcycle Organisation. AP.  (35 words)
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    • Garbo 'yes' [Articles]
      Garbo 'yes' GENEVA, Mon Greta Garbo, famous for her line "I want to be alone," has agreed to end 40 years of seclusion and make a new film, an author who published a book about her says. UPI.  (38 words)
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    • Health fear strikes bitter note for beer [Articles]
      Health fear strikes bitter note for beer LONDON, Mon BRITAIN'S most cherished traditions pubs, beer and afternoon tea with cakes are facing trouble from a growing obsession with slimming, fitness and health. A survey of the drinks industry shows that this year it suffered the biggest drop in beer consumption...  (267 words)
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    • 26 drown [Articles]
      26 drown JAKARTA, Mon. Twentysix people drowned and seven were severely injured when they fell into a waterfall in the east Java town of Nganjuk yesterday, the afternoon daily Sinar Harapan reported today -AP.  (34 words)
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    • 'Army had vital role in Polish Govt decision' [Articles]
      'Army had vital role in Polish Govt decision' WASHINGTON, Mon. The Polish army played a discreet but important role in the decision by the authorities to accept the terms set by the independent union. Solidarity, tovernment specialists on lastern Europe said toda>. Polish Defence Minister I Wladyslaw Jaruzelski was "one...  (222 words)
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  • Resisting the Russians [Articles]
    Resisting the Russians Q: What is the present state of unity or disunity in the Afghan resistance movement? A: You have to divide the resistance into two parts. Firstly there are some six political parties which act as liaison between the internal resistance and external aid in money, equipment or...  (1563 words)
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  • Exclusive interview with an Afghan rebel emissary [Articles]
    Exclusive interview with an Afghan rebel emissary TAN LI AN CHOO By in Madrid SADI'DMN BHPOON wu a prafeaaar at Af Chan UfcT»tare la Kabul (alveraltv aad later aec*me a (alto* Natton* lafaraatlaa •fllcer In the Afghan capital. Hia ancat was arderPd by the Tarakl gavcnuneat la Beptomaer last year,...  (188 words)
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  • Where should Solidarity go from here? [Articles + Illustrations]
    Where should Solidarity go from here? THE arrest of a member of Solidarity over the weekend haa led the Polish union's leaders to threaten selective strikes. The strike threat weapon helped them win their recent confrontation with the Party, but will it work again? This editorial from the London ECONOMIST...  (1213 words)
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  • Photocopy machines for police stations [Articles]
    Photocopy machines for police stations LESS paperwork wtll mm be the »«kr the <U> la all p«IW tatlaaa. Ph*toc«pylag marklin are ■PUig fimvi IVs Ml right dlvtatoMl *ta11mm, a m«vr pr*mptrd bv AvUniI pMt* Wttk Umw machine*, thr stotlMi's aamlMlstrstiM sUfl wUl d« laagpr carkwi paper to prcdnrr c«pi«i. Lawyers...  (103 words)
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  • 505 motorists booked [Articles]
    505 motorists booked TRAFFIC police booked 505 motorists (or road abuse between Nov 17 and 22 Seventeen of them were given warnings The motorists were booked (or dangerous, inconsiderate and careless driving They were also booked (or speeding and road hogging  (41 words)
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  • Night tour [Articles]
    Night tour THE Toa Payoh community centre is organising a midnight tour covering a visit to Nanyang Slang Pao, a midnight show, a visit to the fish market, vegetable market and the East Coast Lagoon, on Dec 13. For further details, call XXXXX49  (43 words)
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  • Too much leisure: The price of progress [Articles]
    Too much leisure: The price of progress A SURFEIT of leisure can be a problem for individuals and for society if we fail to prepare for it. Call it a price one pays for progress. Mr Lee Khoon Choy, deputy chairman of the People's Association and Senior Minister of State...  (346 words)
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  • WOMEN'S ASSN TO HELP DISABLED KIDS [Articles]
    WOMEN'S ASSN TO HELP DISABLED KIDS THE Singapore Women's Welfare Association will concentrate on expanding its services to handicapped children and their mothers next year. "Next year is the Year of the Disabled. We really want to make it special not only for such children, but also their mothers," said...  (127 words)
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  • Beijing probably doing a rethink says Dhana [Articles + Illustrations]
    Beijing probably doing a rethink says Dhana CHINA'S leaders are probably re-thinking their policy of supporting communist parties in South-east Asia, the Foreign Affairs Minister, Mr S Dhanabalan, said last night. This is the impression he had as a member of Prime Minister Mr Lee Kuan Yew's delegation visiting China...  (310 words)
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  • Jail for man who cheated with dud cheques [Articles]
    Jail for man who cheated with dud cheques A FORMER salesman was jailed (or a total of 32 months yesterday (or cheating (our people of $9,400 worth of goods. Chua Kim Min, 36, originally faced a total of, 47 cheating charges but the prosecution proceeded on four charges, withdrew 10...  (248 words)
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  • Seven-day tour [Articles]
    Seven-day tour THE Public Employee Alumni will organise a seven-day tour to Genting, Penang, Haadyai Songhla and Kuala Lumpur from Dec S to 12. The charm are $240 for members. 1250 for others. Those interested should contact Mr S. Krishnamoorthy at telephone XXXXX3 or call at 296 Upper Paya Lebar...  (56 words)
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  • Teh's date [Articles]
    Teh's date THE Minister (or National Development, Mr Teh Owing Wan, will attend the Annual Report Award presentation dinner of the Singapore Institute of Management and the Singapore Society of Accountants at the Shangri-La Hotel tomorrow at 8 p.m.  (39 words)
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      POSB introduces the PASSCARD Your personal alternative to the passbook POSB now brings you yet another If you are 1 8 years of age and above Empress Place Branch pace-setting service for more banking you can apply for a Passcard Account. Jurong Town Branch convenience the PASSCARD. Your Depositors already...  (254 words)
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  • Shell to test storage tank supports [Articles]
    Shell to test storage tank supports CYNTHIA WEE By INVESTIGATIONS into sub-standard concrete foundations for Shell's $400 million hydrocracker installation on Pulau Bukom have been extended to the concrete supports of four liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) storage tanks near ing completion. This precautionary' measure is carried because the LPG storage...  (245 words)
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  • MP's query on earlier withdrawal of CPF savings [Articles]
    MP's query on earlier withdrawal of CPF savings THE MP for Changi. Mr Teo Chong Tee, will ask the Lab