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The Straits Times, 26 August 1988

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The Straits Times Estd. 1845 FRIDAY, AUGUST 26, 1988 50 CENTS MCI (P) 92/12/87

Rangoon frees top dissident [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Rangoon frees top dissident General strike, new demos hit capital RANGOON The Burmese capital was m the grip of a general strike and fresh demonstrations yesterday, as the country's rulers capitulated to popular demands and freed political prisoners, including top dissident Aung Gyi. The government appeared to be rudderless with

JB by-election latest [ARTICLE]

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JB by-election latest JOHOR BARU Datuk Shahrir Abdul Samad, who symbolises the opposition to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Mahathir Mohamad, was early this moming heading for a clear-cut victory m the Johor Baru parliamentary by-election. At press time, the counting had not been completed, but based on the sorting

SPECIAL ISSUE [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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SPECIAL ISSUE ONLY one day left before the BIG, BIG party. The Sunday Times will publish a special issue of the Swing Singapore party along Orchard Road m a handy, tabloid format barely hours after It is over. You can get a copy from midday on Sunday at Times The

Keep election campaign out of party: Police [ARTICLE]

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Keep election campaign out of party: Police SHARON LIM By HAVE fun at tomorrow's Swing Singapore party but keep the electioneering out m the interest of public safety. That was the message police had yesterday for all political parties. The police said Swing Singapore, which is the climax of this

Nine rallies kick off campaign for votes [ARTICLE]

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Nine rallies kick off campaign for votes THE campaigning for votes m General Election 88 began yesterday with the first volley fired by the Workers' Party at a lunch-time rally m Fullerton Square. In the evening, the People's Action Party replied with a mass night rally, led by First Deputy

Employment (Amendment) Act effective today [ARTICLE]

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Employment (Amendment) Act effective today THE Employment (Amendment) Act, 1988, which has received the President's assent, comes into effect today. The (Amendment) Act, which was passed by Parliament on Aug 11, essentially allows companies to give variable payments to workers. It provides the legal basis for the introduction of flexible

Siew Choh apologises to the PM [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Siew Choh apologises to the PM BEN DAVIDSON Retracts remarks made m last polls By FORMER Barisan Sosialis leader Lee Siew Choh apologised to the Prime Minister m the High Court yesterday for defaming him at two rallies m the 1984 general election. Mr Lee Kuan Yew was present when

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Home [ARTICLE]

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Home Building up the mood THE party will begin at 9.30 pm tomorrow but the (un will begin even earlier about 7 pm. That is when 17 entertainers including snake charmers, magicians, stilt- walkers, a fire-eater, an egg-walk-er and moving statues will be keeping the early birds at Orchard Road

Comment [ARTICLE]

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Comment THE STRAITS TIMES SAYS: JAPAN'S Prime Minister Noboru Takeshlta is In China. The Investment protection treaty which he will sign there represents a significant effort by the both sides to overcome some of the difficulties of doing business In China. The US$l billion (SSI2 billion) loan which he will

Forum [ARTICLE]

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Forum WHAT'S A TRUE SINGAPOREAN? A READER says the Aug 21 article about "Negative Western influences in Singapore" expresses ''the author's very subjective ana Judgmental opinion of certain Singaporeans she categorises as geh angmd' (fake Europeans). He says one point the author overlooked is that we are an immigrant society

Around the world [ARTICLE]

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Around the world 'Breakdown m govt' REPORTS have been reaching Rangoon over the past few days of a breakdown of formal government m several centres, as demonstrators continue to press for a democratic political system. In Victoria Point town, anti-government demonstrators were m effective control yesterday after troops and other

Timesdollar [ARTICLE]

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Timesdollar SHANGRI-LA PRE-TAX EARNINGS TO HIT NEW HIGH SHANGRI-LA HOTEL LTD, the operator of the world-renowned hotel m Orange Grove Road, Is all set to ring m the best ever earnings m its 18-year history. In the first six months of this year, Shangri-La had already chalked up $25.6 million

Around Asean...and Across the Cauesway [ARTICLE]

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Around Asean...and Across the Cauesway Thailand to stress ties THAI Prime Minister Chatichai Choonhavan presented a policy platform to parliament yesterday stressing improved relations with the Asean countries and neighbouring Indochina. The Premier said his government would boost political, economic and social co-operation with neighbouring countries, especially with fellow Asean

Buyers' Guide [ARTICLE]

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Buyers' Guide SECTION II Classifieds Sect. II 10 28 Appt Notices Stct. I 37 40 Appt Notices Sect. 1130-33 Cinema Sect. II 8 Comics Sect. !l 29 Product Advertiser Section/Pate Mrfews SIA 4 Vh I Crafts Hua Shi Oriental N 9 Audb Philips I 43 Asia Sound Equipment I 48

Timesport [ARTICLE]

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Timesport Tyson wants Green WORLD heavyweight champion Mike Tyson wants to fight Mitch Green m the ring. Tyson, who fractured his right hand m a street scuffle with the former contender, said he was ready to whip Green any time, anywhere and at any place. In the scuffle with Green,

Section Two [ARTICLE]

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Section Two Bolshoi sell-out THE Bolshoi Ballet troupe flies m for a one-night, sell-out, once-in-a-lifetime show at the Kallang Theatre on Sunday. In a letter to its prima ballerina, Natalia Bessmertnova, CHRISTINE KHOR welcomes the 38--member touring group on their first visit to Southeast Asia. The group includes Bessmertnova's husband

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Takeshita announces $12b loans for China [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Takeshita announces $12b loans for China Japanese PM hopes for new phase m ties with Beijing BEIJING Japanese Prime Minister Noboru Takeshita yesterday announced loans of 850 billion yen (5112.92 billion) for Chinese development projects, and pledged continued support for China's modernisation drive. Mr Takeshita, m a meeting with Chinese

Polish riot police storm two coalmines [ARTICLE]

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Polish riot police storm two coalmines WARSAW Polish riot police stormed two coalmines m Upper Silesia and attacked strikers, reliable sources said yesterday, as authorities called an emergency meeting to discuss the situation. Units of zomos riot police forced their way on Wednesday into the Moszczenica mine at Jastrzebie and

Champagne bath in New Yorknightclub for 'Passion Flower' [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Champagne bath in New Yorknightclub for 'Passion Flower' NEW YORK Romina Danielson. who made headlines last year when she testified during the Joan Collins-Peter Holm divorce trial, is carried into a giant champagne bubble bath at Cave Canem, a New York night spot. The party was held to promote the

Japan to boost defence budget to counter Soviet threats [ARTICLE]

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Japan to boost defence budget to counter Soviet threats TOKYO Japan's Defence Agency applied yesterday for a 6.1-per-cent increase m defence spending for the next financial year to counter what it called a growing Soviet military threat m East Asia. The agency said worldwide moves to improve East-West relations had

Iran, Iraq begin first face-to-face talks [ARTICLE]

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Iran, Iraq begin first face-to-face talks GENEVA Iran and Iraq yesterday began their first face-to-face talks on a permanent settlement of their eight-year-long war. Foreign ministers Tareq Aziz of Iraq and Ali Akbar Velayati of Iran met at the United Nations' European headquarters m Geneva for talks chaired by UN

Man killed as fire guts historic district in Lisbon [ARTICLE]

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Man killed as fire guts historic district in Lisbon LISBON A huge fire raged through a historic shopping district yesterday, gutting dozens of 19th-century buildings, killing an elderly man and injuring at least 27 people, officials said. "This is a real catastrophe," said President Mario Soares, who toured the charred

People power in Burma

'Govt breakdown in some towns' [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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'Govt breakdown in some towns' Protesters press on for democratic system VICTORIA POINT Reports have been reaching the Burmese capital of Rangoon over the past few days of a breakdown of formal government m several centres, as demonstrators continue to press for a democratic political system. In one such centre,

Economy's only hope 'in black market' [ARTICLE]

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Economy's only hope 'in black market' RANGOON The only hopeful sector m Burma's moribund economy after 26 years of General Ne Win's socialist rule is its black-market economy, the Far Eastern Economic Review reports. According to the weekly, the estimated total value of the smuggled trade (excluding drugs) is commonly

Burmese in Thailand stage protest outside embassy [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Burmese in Thailand stage protest outside embassy BANGKOK Some 200 Burmese residents staged a demonstration outside the Burmese Embassy here for the second day yesterday, demanding that the government resign and abolish the ruling Burma Socialist Programme Party (BSPP). During the peaceful protest lasting slightly more than an hour, the

Millions in China may lose their jobs: Report [ARTICLE]

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Millions in China may lose their jobs: Report New farm technology and overcrowded factories the main reasons BEIJING Chinese factories have between 10 million and 20 million workers too many while millions of peasants may soon face unemployment due to new agricultural technology, the official Chinese press reported. Labour Minister

Eight held after IRA attack on army bus [ARTICLE]

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Eight held after IRA attack on army bus BELFAST Eight men have been arrested m the bombing of a British Army bus that killed eight soldiers as British government officials plotted strategy on how to thwart the Irish Republican Army's upsurge m violence. The eight detainees, known advocates of a

Japanese businessman buys Rust's Cessna [ARTICLE]

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Japanese businessman buys Rust's Cessna FRANKFURT A Japanese businessman has bought the single-engine Cessna that West German Mathias Rust landed m Red Square last year, a television station has reported. The Kremlin landing on May 28 last year sparked a shake-up of the Soviet mili- tary command after the i

Florida's first museum of death [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Florida's first museum of death SOME may find death macabre, but not Mr Fred Hunter, seen here with some items from Florida's first funeral museum, one of a handful m the United States. A third-generation funeral director, Mr Hunter inherited some of the displays. Here he shows off a 1917

Taiwan's aborigines want land returned [ARTICLE]

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Taiwan's aborigines want land returned TAIPEI About 1,500 Taiwanese aborigines marched through Taipei yesterday to demand the return of ancestral land they claim was annexed by the government. The demonstrators ended their four-hour march at the Executive Yuan, or Cabinet office, where they handed a petition to a government representative.

Canada church allows gays to be ministers [ARTICLE]

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Canada church allows gays to be ministers I don't think there are going to be very many of us for the next 10 years at least who will stand up and say: 'I'm lesbian or gay. I'm seeking ordination or commissioning.' The Rev Eilert Frenchs. a member of a national

'East bloc spy ring in W. Germany exposed' [ARTICLE]

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'East bloc spy ring in W. Germany exposed' Western military secrets passed on for at least 10 years, says paper WASHINGTON American and West German officials have uncovered a German-based spy ring that has been supplying East bloc intelligence agents with Western military secrets for at least 10 years, the

Chinese soccer fans riot after team's defeat [ARTICLE]

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Chinese soccer fans riot after team's defeat BEIJING Several hundred soccer fans, angered at their team's defeat, ihrew bricks and attacked security officials m the third violent clash between civilians and police reported m China m three days, the Legal Daily News said yesterday. Fighting first broke out among soccer

Israel clamps curfew on West Bank and Gaza Strip [ARTICLE]

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Israel clamps curfew on West Bank and Gaza Strip TEL AVIV Israeli soldiers confined 200,000 Palestinians to their homes m the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip yesterday after widespread clashes m which at least 18 demonstrators were injured. The army said it clamped a curfew on the 80,000 residents

Sizzling Monroe [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Sizzling Monroe A BRIGHT orange wall thermometer made to promote Marilyn Monroe's 1959 film. Some Like It Hot, fetched a sizzling £4,600 (about 5515,600) at a London auction on Wednesday. The 1.2-metre-long thermometer, which shot past its expected £800 price tag, was sold to a private collector. Reuter picture

Chile govt lifts state of emergency [ARTICLE]

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Chile govt lifts state of emergency SANTIAGO Chile's military government announced it was ending its emergency powers yesterday, six weeks before a plebiscite on continued military rule, officials said. The state of emergency, m effect almost since the armed forces seized power under President Augusto Pinochet m a 1973 coup,

Burundian army slaughtering Hutu people, say refugees [ARTICLE]

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Burundian army slaughtering Hutu people, say refugees NGENDA (Rwanda) The Burundian army is killing Hutu tribesmen m an increasingly large area of northern Burundi, refugees and Rwandan officials said at this remote frontier village. "The killings are still going on," Mr Aloys Rugenera, the administrator of Ngenda district said on

'Even small amounts of lead can retard kids' [ARTICLE]

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'Even small amounts of lead can retard kids' BOSTON Even small amounts of lead appear able to permanently retard a child's development, according to a new study of over 500 youngsters born to women living near a lead smelter. The study, conducted by a group of Australian researchers, tested blood

Controversial vice-presidential candidates [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Controversial vice-presidential candidates 1152: RICHARD NIXON allegedly accepted bribes from wealthy businessman. 1172: THOMAS EAGLETON raised eyebrows with revelations that he had had shock treatment tor emotional problems. 1184: GERALDINE FERRARO was questioned abont her husband's finances.

Quayle's woes show problem of picking No. 2 [ARTICLE]

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Quayle's woes show problem of picking No. 2 He is latest running mate to face controversy WASHINGTON Republican presidential candidate George Bush's running mate Dan Quayle is the latest m a line of controversial vicepresidential candidates who have plagued their political parties. Senator Quayle joins Richard Nixon, Thomas Eagleton, Robert

Majority of America's unions back Dukakis [ARTICLE]

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Majority of America's unions back Dukakis ONG MING SEING By Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON Organised labour has officially committed itself m America's presidential election, putting its weight behind Democratic nominee Michael Dukakis. Eighty-eight of the AFL-ClO's affiliated unions joined its president, Mr Lane Kirkland, m backing the Massachusetts governor on Wednesday.

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King bestows multiple honours on Prem [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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King bestows multiple honours on Prem TAN LIAN CHOO By Bangkok Correspondent BANGKOK Former Prime Minister General Prem Tinsulanonda is being bestowed with multiple honours m recognition of his work as one of the lon-gest-serving premiers m recent Thai history as he celebrates his 68th birthday today. King Bhumibhol Adulyadej

Chatichai spells out new govt's policies [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Chatichai spells out new govt's policies BANGKOK Thai Prime Minister Chatichai Choonhavan presented a policy platform to Parliament yesterday, stressing improved relations with the Asean countries and neighbouring Indochina. Mr Chatichai, 66, outlined the policies of his government during a 30--minute speech m Parliament, broadcast live by state-owned radio. The

Aussie minister designate to visit Indonesia [ARTICLE]

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Aussie minister designate to visit Indonesia Yang Razali Katsim By Jakarta Correspondent JAKARTA Australian Foreign Minister-designate Gareth Evans will be visiting Indonesia m October amid a visible warming of ties between the two mutu-ally-suspicious neighbours. Antara news agency, reporting from Brisbane, quoted Mr Evans as saying he would be m

Opposition says policies are vague [ARTICLE]

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Opposition says policies are vague BANGKOK Opposition MPs have criticised the Thai government for its vague policies, which they said did not focus on specific ways of addressing urgent issues confronting Thailand. During a day-long policy debate m the 357-seat Lower House on Prime Minister Chatichai Choonhavan's policy speech, more

9 refugees rescued [ARTICLE]

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9 refugees rescued MANILA Nine Vietnamese refugees were rescued by Filipino fishermen off Zambales province near here after an 11-day sea voyage, the official Philippine News Agency said here yesterday. The Vietnamese said they set off from southern Vietnam aboard a motor boat on Aug 14. AFP

Man in 'kidney sale' probe [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Man in 'kidney sale' probe OSAMU Kurihara, 55, a Japanese, being investigated at the Philippine immigration headquarters m Manila on Wednesday after he was detained for aUegedly running an illegal business allowing JaDanese Datients to buy kidneys of Filipinos for transplant. AFP picture.

Roh plans to visit Asean, Japan [ARTICLE]

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Roh plans to visit Asean, Japan SEOUL South Korean President Ron Tae Woo wants to visit the Asean countries and Japan, probably around November, authoritative sources here said yesterday. Foreign Minister Choi Kwang Soo told newsmen that nothing official had been decided yet, but said the government had been planning

Manila move to block Marcos' bid to return [ARTICLE]

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Manila move to block Marcos' bid to return MANILA Solicitor-Gen-eral Francisco Chavez said yesterday that he will file a petition next week seeking to block former ruler Ferdinand Marcos from returning from Hawaiian exile to attend a special hearing m November. Mr Chavez challenged a petition by the Marcos" family

16 rebels killed [ARTICLE]

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16 rebels killed MANILA About 200 communist rebels attacked a town hall and soldiers pounded a guerilla c>mp with mortar bombs m fighting that killed 16 rebels m the northern Philippines, the military said yesterday. A spokesman said army helicopters strafed the mountain province town of Sadang yesterday after rebels

Enact law against subversion: Murdani [ARTICLE]

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Enact law against subversion: Murdani JAKARTA Indonesian Defence Minister General Benny Murdani has called for the enactment of a national security law to deal with subversion m the country. The Jakarta Post reported yesterday. He made the appeal when receiving Mr Albert Hasibuan, chairman of the Indonesian Lawyers Association, according

Soviet diplomat thrown out of Afghan meeting [ARTICLE]

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Soviet diplomat thrown out of Afghan meeting JAKARTA A Jakartabased Soviet diplomat intruded into an international conference on Afghanistan which ended here yesterday but was thrown out by its Indonesian organisers. The diplomat, a second secretary, tried to sneak m again later but was stopped, causing a brief distraction outside

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Polling ends amid complaints of electoral irregularities [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Polling ends amid complaints of electoral irregularities ISMAIL KASSIM The Johor Baru by-election But Election Commission denies allegations By National Front candidate Masud Abdul Rahman (above) gets a friendly pat on the back by a supporter of Independent candidate, Datuk Shahrir Abdul Samad, at the polling booth at Sekolah Menengah

More than 60 per cent cast votes [ARTICLE]

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More than 60 per cent cast votes JOHOR BARU More than 60 per cent of the 60,292 voters had cast their ballots m the Johor Baru parliamentary by-election when the polling stations closed at 6.30 pm yesterday. In the 1986 general election, there was a voter turnout of 62 per

New unit to check noise pollution in Malaysia [ARTICLE]

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New unit to check noise pollution in Malaysia KUALA LUMPUR The Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment plans to set up a vibration and noise control unit to check noise pollution m the country. Its Minister, Datuk Amar Stephen Yong, said yesterday that two West German experts had rec- ommended

Agong's note [ARTICLE]

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Agong's note KUALA LUMPUR The Yang di-Pertuan Agong sent a congratulatory message to the President of the Republic of Uruguay, Dr Julio Maria Sanguinetti, on the occasion of the republic's Bernama

Malaysia likely to be NIC by 1995: Don [ARTICLE]

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Malaysia likely to be NIC by 1995: Don KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia is likely to attain the status of a newly industrialising country (NIC) by 1995 and definitely by the next century, a university professor said yesterday. Prof Fong Chan Onn of the University of Malaya's Division of Applied Economics said

Tertiary institutions 'capable of tackling drug problem' [ARTICLE]

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Tertiary institutions 'capable of tackling drug problem' IPOH The drug menace m Malaysian institutions of higher learning is not a major problem and could be checked, an educationist said yesterday. The higher education adviser m the Education Ministry, Prof Tan Sri Awang Had Salleh, said: "Only a small number of

Injunction on papers: Hearing put off [ARTICLE]

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Injunction on papers: Hearing put off KUALA LUMPUR The hearing of applications by the New Straits Times (M) Bhd and Utusan Melayu (M) (Bhd), to set aside an interim injunction stopping them from publishing articles which may injure two former Umno members, was postponed yesterday to a date to be

Higher fees for 9,000 studying in Australia [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Higher fees for 9,000 studying in Australia No more medical benefits for another 1,000 there KUALA LUMPUR Malaysian and other foreign students m Australia will have to pay higher fees from next year following the Australian government's decision to cut education subsidies. According to The Malay Mail, more than 9,000

Two doctors suspended for six months [ARTICLE]

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Two doctors suspended for six months KUALA LUMPUR Two doctors have been suspended for six months each by the Malaysian Medical Council for abusing their professional privileges. They are Dr Tune Teang Teng alias Tune Peang Teng and Dr Ganesparan s o Nagalingam, said MMC president Tan Sri Dr Abdul

'Half of pupils in rural schools undernourished' [ARTICLE]

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'Half of pupils in rural schools undernourished' j KUALA LUMPUR i About half of the children j m primary schools suffer from malnutrition, a recent survey showed. The survey, conducted m selected rural schools, showed that these pupils were either underweight or stunted m growth. The survey, undertaken by the

Banker's call [ARTICLE]

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Banker's call KUALA LUMPUR Islamic Development Bank president Dr Ahmad Muhammed AH yesterday called on Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Mahathir Mohamad at his office here. Bernama

Villagers find bridge gone overnight [ARTICLE]

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Villagers find bridge gone overnight PASIR PUTIH (Kelantan) Hundreds of people have flocked to Kampung Kubang Telaga, 12 km from here, where a wooden bridge is said to have suddenly disappeared last Thursday night. The bridge links Kampung Kubang Telaga and Kampung Pohon Barat. To add to the mystery, water

Saudis warn of plot to liberate' holy cities [ARTICLE]

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Saudis warn of plot to liberate' holy cities KUALA LUMPUR Saudi Arabia has charged that an international conspiracy is being hatched to "liberate" the holy cities of Mecca and Medina from Saudi Arabia. And the movement has even spread to Malaysia, said Saudi Ambassador Sheikh Fouad Abdul Hamid al-Khateeb. He

Closer ties in more areas with Brunei [ARTICLE]

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Closer ties in more areas with Brunei KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia and Brunei have agreed to step up co-opera-tion m language, education and the literary and cultural fields. Education Minister Anwar Ibrahim disclosed this at a dinner m honour of his visiting Brunei counterpart, Pehin Datuk Abdul Rahman Mohamed Taib, here

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Early bird entertainers [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Early bird entertainers JUDITH TAN They will keep the crowd amused before the big party begins tomorrow By THE party will begin at y.30 pm tomorrow but the (un will start even earlier about 7 pm. That is when 17 entertainers including snake charmers, magicians, stilt-walkers, a fire-eater, an egg-walker

Party to be held the next day if it rains heavily [ARTICLE]

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Party to be held the next day if it rains heavily THE 150,000 people who are expected to attend the Swing Singapore party tomorrow can carry on dancing and singing m light rain if they so wish. But if the drizzle turns to a downpour of thunderstorm proportions, the party

All set for the Orchard Road boom [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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All set for the Orchard Road boom MATHEW PEREIRA By ORCHARD ROAD last night reverberated to the "big boom sound" of high-powered music from clusters of speakers m strategically located stations. The sound level was kept within 90-100 decibels. This is wha 1 you will hear m a typical disco.

Local firms urged to tie up with software leaders [ARTICLE]

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Local firms urged to tie up with software leaders LOCAL software developers should seek strategic alliances with leading international companies so that the best computer programs of these "biggies" can be further developed m Singapore. By doing so, local firms can build up expertise which will allow them to better

Most postal outlets closed on Polling Day [ARTICLE]

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Most postal outlets closed on Polling Day MOST Telecoms service outlets and post offices will be closed on Polling Day, Sept 3. There will also be no delivery of mail that day. Those who need to send telegram, telex and telefax messages or make international telephone calls may do so

The man who lost his dream home

Shell to hold re-draw for flat [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Shell to hold re-draw for flat LESLIE SIM Disqualified winner may get 'token prize' as a gesture of goodwill By Esso contest: No bar on staff "OUR Cash-On-Friday $10,000 Draw is open to everyone, including employees. As long as you are a consumer you are eligible to enter the draw,"

Fake perfumes: Singapore 'exploited by syndicate' [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Fake perfumes: Singapore 'exploited by syndicate' TOH CHONG By SINGAPORE has been identified as a distribution centre for the re-export of fake top-grade perfumes to the Middle East, Africa and other parts of Asia. This followed a major joint crackdown by police, private investigators and the European distributors of the

Shell has every right to withdraw prize, say lawyers [ARTICLE]

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Shell has every right to withdraw prize, say lawyers SHELL has every right to withdraw its "dream home" from Mr Ng Hung Kwang, according to lawyers contacted yesterday. As an employee with a participating Shell station, he was disqualified right from the start, and by taking part, he had breached

Lessons come alive for NZ visitors [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Lessons come alive for NZ visitors SOME milked cows, and some made hay. Others worked at the supermarket or babysat. For 18 months, 33 children from New Zealand did all that on their weekends to raise money (or a trip to Singapore. Said their tour-leader, Mr Rob Mcmurray: "These kids

Jurisdiction poser for S'pore court [ARTICLE]

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Jurisdiction poser for S'pore court YAW VAN CHONG Is judge empowered to hear Aussie fraud case here? By TWO Queen's Counsel locked legal horns m a magistrate's court on Tuesday and again yesterday over whether the judge before them was empowered to hear the case that had come up. "Yes,"

Hunt for man behind gems heist hotting up [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Hunt for man behind gems heist hotting up BRENDAN PEREIRA By POLICE have intensified their hunt for the Singaporean "mastermind" and two other suspects involved m this year's biggest goldsmith heist. The Straits Times learnt that several raids were conducted last night to flush out the man behind the $1.2-million

Project body to look into Medinet soon [ARTICLE]

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Project body to look into Medinet soon A PROJECT organisation is expected to be formed shortly to study the feasibility of MediNet and to look into its functional requirements. Announcing this yesterday, Mr Tan Chin Nam. chairman of the National Computer Board (NCB), said an NCB team has been gathering

Policeman jailed three years for killing wife [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Policeman jailed three years for killing wife BEN DAVIDSON By I A HAPPILY married man went into the kitchen one day, saw his wife standing by the sink and stabbed her to death. Airport policeman Teo Khay Hua, 39, was unable to give any reason for the slaying, deputy public

Illicit sex and procurement charges [ARTICLE]

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Illicit sex and procurement charges A 20-YEAR-OLD man was charged yesterday with having carnal relations with an underage^ girl and procuring her as a prostitute. Hoh Tan Seng allegedly had carnal relations with the girl m a house at Sims Avenue m July last year. The law forbids sexual intercourse

Skilled workers draw high-tech investors: Dr Tay [ARTICLE]

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Skilled workers draw high-tech investors: Dr Tay HIGH-TECH investors are attracted to Singapore because of its pool of skilled workers, despite labour costs which are higher than those m other developing countries. Dr Tay Eng Soon, the Minister of State (Education), said this on Tuesday when he noted that this

Caterer's case put off [ARTICLE]

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Caterer's case put off THE case against a foodstall owner, summoned to court for not having a catering licence, was yesterday adjourned to Sept 22 as his lawyer had just been briefed. Oh Kee Eng, 48, catered (or a wedding dinner at the Marsiling community centre after which about 400

Man to go on trial for armed robbery with gun [ARTICLE]

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Man to go on trial for armed robbery with gun A FORMER worksite supervisor will be tried m the High Court for a robbery while armed with a gun at a Tanjong Katong goldsmith, involving $219,000 worth of jewellery, m 1985. Khor Boon Kheng, 27, a Malaysian, allegedly committed the

Youth charged [ARTICLE]

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Youth charged A YOUTH was yesterday charged with using criminal force on a girl with intent to outrage her modesty Lee Chin Wee, 17, allegedly kissed and caressed the girl on July 23 at 10.45 pm m Ang Mo Kio West Garden. He was also accused of fondling her on

A fourth tourist board executive resigns [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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A fourth tourist board executive resigns SENIOR tourist board executive Emile Thai has resigned, bringing to four the number of key officers who have left the Singapore Tourist Promotion Board this year. Mr Thai, who was appointed to his present post of regional director (Asia) only m June, will join

Semi-nude photos case: Jail terms of two men and woman reduced [ARTICLE]

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Semi-nude photos case: Jail terms of two men and woman reduced ELENA CHONG By TWO men and a woman who were originally jailed for five months each for drugging a woman and making her pose seminude had their jail terms reduced on appeal to the High Court yesterday. Mr Justice

10-year-old beard to go — to raise school funds [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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10-year-old beard to go to raise school funds A TEACHER who has had a beard for 10 years has decided to shave it off for money money for the school, of course. And he will do it during Tanjong Katong Secondary Technical Schools 33rd food and fun fair on Sunday.

Call for central training body for the disabled [ARTICLE]

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Call for central training body for the disabled SHARON SIMON Panel also seeks back-up services like vocational guidance, placement By A CENTRAL co-ordinating body to look after the training needs of the disabled should be set up as a matter of urgency, says a committee m a report to the

Ads watchdog goes on the offensive [ARTICLE]

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Ads watchdog goes on the offensive RAY DHALIWAL It will have its own staff to do job full-time By SINGAPORE'S watchdog body on advertising is to go on the offensive on its own against unethical advertisements. The Advertising Standards Authority of Singapore, set up m 1976 to regulate advertisements, plans

S'pore survivor of Butterworth tragedy returns home [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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S'pore survivor of Butterworth tragedy returns home A SINGAPOREAN housewife who survived the Butterworth Jetty tragedy returned home after three weeks m a Penang hospital. Madam Goh Hock Hong, 50, is still nursing a fractured pelvis. Family members yesterday said Madam Goh, a mother of three, still finds it difficult

Police seek relatives of two dead men [ARTICLE]

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Police seek relatives of two dead men POLICF arelooking (or the relatives of two elderly men who died last Friday. Foui nlay has been ruled out m both incidents. AN UNIDENTIFIED Chinese man was found dead m a vacant house at Malay Street, off Victoria Street, at about 8.40 am.

Chinese minister here for five-day visit [ARTICLE]

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Chinese minister here for five-day visit CHINESE State Councillor and Minister of MachineBuilding and Electronics Industry, Mr Zou Jiahua, is visiting Singapore as a guest of Brig-Gen (Res) Lee Hsien Loong, the Trade and Industry Minister and Second Minister for Defence (Services). During his five-day visit, starting today, Mr Zou

Waitress jailed for flinging bag from flat [ARTICLE]

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Waitress jailed for flinging bag from flat DISTURBED from her sleep at 3 am, a bar waitress threw down an empty plastic bag. A group of people below, who were preparing a wedding feast, ignored it and carried on with their activity. Teo Geok Buay, 34, then aimed a water-filled

Bus SSI to operate for 2 more hours [ARTICLE]

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Bus SSI to operate for 2 more hours GOOD news for Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) commuters m Yishun New Town. Since yesterday, the Trans-Island Bus Service SSI which plys between the Yio Chu Rang MRT Station and Yishun New Town has extended its operation for another two hours until 9.30

NUS hostel's dinner for hall master [ARTICLE]

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NUS hostel's dinner for hall master THE alumni of Kent Ridge Hall, a hostel at the National University of Singapore, will be having a farewell dinner for the master of the hall. The dinner for Professor I,ee Soo Ann, who is going on sabbatical leave, will begin at 7.30 pm

Caring and sharing pay off [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Caring and sharing pay off Two Ngee Ann graduates are tops m their courses CARING and sharing paid off in gold for Mr Low Yew Seng and Mr Liow Seow Poh when they graduated top of their class yesterday Both gold medallists are among the more than 800 diploma and

Boy, 7, hit by car on way to granny's flat [ARTICLE]

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Boy, 7, hit by car on way to granny's flat A PRIMARY 1 pupil was seriously hurt when he was knocked down by a car after school on Tuesday. Mohd Hazuli bin Abdul Halid, seven, was walking to his grandmother's flat when the accident occurred along Tiong Bahru Road at

Man jailed for sex offences [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Man jailed for sex offences THE High Court yesterday jailed a man four years for sodomising a then 10-year-old schoolboy m an empty flat more than two years ago. Sikendar Sellamarican, 28, a hawker's assistant, had denied committing two offences against the boy m a flat at Block 23, Norfolk

$125 m-a-year gain for civil service [ARTICLE]

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$125 m-a-year gain for civil service That's how much it has benefited from computerisation THE civil service made a net return of $1.71 for every dollar it spent on computerisation. Having made an annualised investment of $73 million into the Civil Service Computerisation Programme (CSCP), the civil service reaped a

Teargas' robber gets four years and 12 strokes [ARTICLE]

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Teargas' robber gets four years and 12 strokes THREE men ended up misty-eyed on Valentine's Day this year. But it was not tender thoughts which brought tears to their eyes. A court heard yesterday that a spray resembling teargas was used by three robbers on the men, who were carrying

Asean booths to get choice sites at fair [ARTICLE]

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Asean booths to get choice sites at fair ASEAN participants at Travex 89 (Travel Exchange) will be given a choice location of booths next year. They will be stationed m the front half of Hall 4 m the World Trade Centre. A ballot will be held to allocate the location

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Plainly speaking, Lucy is tops in the Pacific [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Plainly speaking, Lucy is tops in the Pacific MISS LUCY TAY, daughter of Dr Tay Eng Soon, the Minister of State for Education, is the overall winner of the First Pacific International Final for the Plain English Speaking Award (Pesa) 1988 held m Melbourne on Wednesday. The competition comprised three

Get set for a charity ride [ARTICLE]

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Get set for a charity ride SINGAPOREANS will have to part with about $4,980 (A53,000) if they want to ride m a London cab when it is here on a stopover of the Great Canon Taxi Ride from London to Sydney. However, a less expensive way to contribute to charity

Orange haze over S'pore [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Orange haze over S'pore AN ORANGE haze was spotted over the eastern part of Singapore yesterday morning. Miss P. K. Lye, an assistant manager, called the News Line to say visibility was poor from her office on the 33rd floor of UIC Building m Shenton Way. "My office faces Marina

Peeping Tom nabbed [ARTICLE]

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Peeping Tom nabbed A PEEPING Tom who had talked his way out of a tight spot returned to the scene of his "crime" and was caught. A court heard yesterday that on Aug 15 at 10.30 am m Plaza Singapura, a woman clerk saw Leong Sai Kai lying on the

Toto's biggest jackpot won [ARTICLE]

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Toto's biggest jackpot won SINGAPORE Totos biggest jackpot of almost half a million dollars has been won by a lucky punter at the 7-Eleven store m Tai Thong Crescent. All the seven numbers which he betted 13, 35, 06, 24, 31, 32 and 27 were winners m last Thursday's draw,

Stretch of Keppel Road to be closed to traffic [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Stretch of Keppel Road to be closed to traffic Traffic alert THE stretch of Keppel Road between Telok Blangah Road and Nelson Road, and Ayer Rajah Expressway between the entry and exit slip roads, will be closed to traffic from lam to sam tomorrow. This is to enable the Public

Blaze at electronics company [ARTICLE]

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Blaze at electronics company A FIRE gutted the production line of an electronics company m Upper Bukit Timah Road yesterday. The blaze on the third floor of Hock Soon Building started at about 2.30 am. Firemen took 30 minutes to bring it under control. No one was hurt and preliminary

One in four S'pore males short-sighted [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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One in four S'pore males short-sighted MICHAEL LIM Link between education and myopia By ONE OUT of four male Singaporeans is shortsighted and the better educated they are, the greater the chances that they wear glasses. These were the findings of three doctors who studied the eyesight of 320,409 Singapore

Harris of US buys GE's semi-conductor plants here [ARTICLE]

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Harris of US buys GE's semi-conductor plants here SIVAM SUBRAMANIAM By A MULTI-billion-dollar American electronics giant, Harris Corporation, will make its presence m Singapore with the purchase of GE's two semiconductor plants here. This is part of a package deal which Harris worked out with General Electric USA earlier this

Woman vanishes after commotion, arson attempt on son's flat [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Woman vanishes after commotion, arson attempt on son's flat DAVID MILLER By A WOMAN has disappeared after she reportedly tried to torch her son's Housing Board flat m Jalan Kayu following a morning family quarrel yesterday. Police said the woman, m her mid-60s, fled soon after she burnt a pile

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Chok Tong to voters: Bear this in mind [ARTICLE]

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Chok Tong to voters: Bear this in mind PAP rally Voters shouldn't assume PAP will come back into power on Sept 3 \jyT\ THE People's Action Party's \\yj re-election campaign kicked L^^-i off last night with assistant secretary-general Goh Chok Tong outlining some home truths the electorate should bear m

Jeya opens campaign with question on merger [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Jeya opens campaign with question on merger Workers' Party rallies O^T] THE Workers' Party, launch- Qgl ing its campaign with a lunchL^?_l time rally at Fullerton Square yesterday, challenged the Government on several counts its terms for the 1963 merger with Malaysia, its use of the Internal Security Act, its

'Have TV debate on elected President proposal' [ARTICLE]

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'Have TV debate on elected President proposal' THE proposal for an elected President came under fire from several Workers' Party candidates at their Fullerton Square rally yesterday. Secretary -general J. B. Jeyaretnam challenged the People's Action Party to a television debate on the issue. Veteran politician Lee Siew Choh, the

The 'walk-in, walk-out' Opposition candidates [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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The 'walk-in, walk-out' Opposition candidates TODAY they walk out of one party, tomorrow they walk into another. Mr Goh Chok Tong isn't sure whether to call them walk-in or walk-out candidates. Last night at a PAP rally, he named several opposition candidates whose shifting party loyalties made it difficult for

Speakers take govt to task over elected Presidency [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Speakers take govt to task over elected Presidency SDP rallies ■7^l DENYING the People's ff 1 Action Party a twolE^ 1 thirds majority m Parliament was the central theme of the Singapore Democratic Party's first four rallies last night. This was necessary to prevent the PAP from changing the Constitution

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RALLY QUOTES What running the country is like "It's like the housewife preparing a meal for her family. Some members will like the dishes she cooks, others not. It is not easy to please everyone. "So, it is not possible for a government to score 100 marks every year Singapore

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Food and fun the stuff to please the spirits IRENE ANG Feasts and auctions m month of 'hungry ghosts' By DUSK falls, and a boisterous spirit pervades as the sound of feasting and auctioneering ring out. It is the Feast of the Hungry Ghosts, a time when many Chinese celebrate

Speeches aplenty at first CC toastmasters club 'do' [ARTICLE]

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Speeches aplenty at first CC toastmasters club 'do' GOH YUE YUN Thomson By THE dinner guests came from all walks of life among them, a used car dealer, a dental nurse, a housewife. But they all had one thing m common: the desire to stand up before an audience and

On the go from choir practice to qigong [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Explaining Japan's case [ARTICLE]

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Explaining Japan's case JAPAN'S Prime Minister Noboru Takeshita is m China. It is the first visit by a Japanese head of government since Mr Yasuhiro Nakasone went there m 1986. On the surface the purpose of the visit appears primarily economic. In Beijing, Mr Takeshita will sign an investment protection

Golkar 'heading for a tough October congress' [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Golkar 'heading for a tough October congress' YANG RAZALI KASSIM Indonesian Vice-President Sudharmono acknowledged this week that the political temperature m Indonesia was rising m the run-up to the coming Golkar congress. At the same time, Armed Forces Commander General Try Sutrisno told a local magazine that it was not

No. 1? No, the Japanese should try harder to be No. 2 [ARTICLE]

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No. 1? No, the Japanese should try harder to be No. 2 YOICHI FUNABASHI By > TOKYO A new awareness of Japan as a world economic superpower is emerging. To some extent, this enhanced economic influence translates into political power because of the relative erosion of the leadership of the

'Singapore is indeed a modern miracle' [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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'Singapore is indeed a modern miracle' REV. GEORGE P. CARLIN Viewpoint By Commentary published m the July 28 issue of the Philippine Leader a Manila weekly. SINGAPORE is a delight. It proves that a city can be clean, safe, pollu-tion-free, with fast-moving and orderly traffic patterns, a courteous and self

Prem's tenure an era of stability for Thailand [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Prem's tenure an era of stability for Thailand TAN LIAN CHOO By Bangkok Correspondent BANGKOK General Prem Tinsulanonda's tenure as Thailand's Prime Minister coincided with the most prosperous years the country had seen m recent times. On the eve of the general election last month, Gen Prem had confidently predicted

Children flying alone viewed as a growth market [ARTICLE]

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Children flying alone viewed as a growth market ROGER COLLIS Airlines woo a younger set of passengers By International Herald Tribune One airline's research found that the children "hate being patronised, labelled as children, talked down to". They complain that duty-free is too expensive and that there's nothing for them

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Insurance plan unfair to safe drivers [LETTER]

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Insurance plan unfair to safe drivers I SEE from your Aug 22 report that a new car insurance system is being worked out. It is stated that younger and reckless drivers, salesmen, hawkers and journalists would pay more but women, married and older drivers would pay less. In my view,

What makes a true Singaporean? [LETTER + ILLUSTRATION]

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What makes a true Singaporean? I WOULD like to respond to Tan Sai Siong's Aug 21 article about "negative Western influences" m Singapore. The article expresses the author's very subjective and judgmental opinion of certain Singaporeans she categorises as geh ungmo (faking as whites). One point that Ms Tan overlooked

Treasure vessel was Albuquerque's flagship: Expert [LETTER + ILLUSTRATION]

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Treasure vessel was Albuquerque's flagship: Expert I REFER to the letter "Is treasure ship really the flagship?" by Mr B.J. Fernandes. (ST, Aug 23). Our historian and expert m ancient maritime history, Dr Paul Andell, has researched the history of the ship Flor-de-la-Mar. over a period of 10 years m

Why sweep and mop when people are eating? [LETTER]

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Why sweep and mop when people are eating? I AM writing this letter after an unpleasant incident m a fast food restaurant m Lucky Plaza. My husband and I were about to have what we thought would be a quiet dinner. It was not to be the case. We had

Caterer provided poor quality food [LETTER]

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Caterer provided poor quality food RECENTLY, my husband and I found a slip of paper advertising a home catering service. Since we are working (and living away from our parents) we de^ cided to give it a try. We telephoned the nuniber given and were told the monthly rate for

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Children cared for [LETTER]

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Children cared for I REFER to the letter "Help man who poses a danger to own kids" by "Concerned". (ST, Aug 18). We wish to thank the writer for his concern for the welfare of the children. The ministry takes a serious view of child abuse. Our primary focus m

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Prices end losing run [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Prices end losing run SHARE prices m Singapore closed higher yesterday for the first time m 12 days. The Straits Times Industrial Index moved up by 5.82 points to close at 1,070.85. Turnover was an extremely thin 25.5 million units, worth $46.18 million, a fall from the previous session's 33.06

Sesdaq [ARTICLE]

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Sesdaq CJosirtf Cfunfe Yd ('000) AmM Enfrf 20c 143 +1 21 Fuji OHstt 20c 0 89 +15 63 G8 Mdft 10c 1.48 unch 17 Mttabck 2Sc 0 85cd +0 5 59 Nat Kap sOc 1 09 —2 26 Smfapore Mabonal hMtre 50c 236 -1 5 S^atraict 20c 1.12 +2 97

Gold [ARTICLE]

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Gold In Singapore, gold gained US$2.BO to UXXXXX.00 an ounce.

Simex [ARTICLE]

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Simex Eurodollar: Lost one tick to 91.27 a contract. Deu tsche mark: Gained 59 ticks to 0.5344 a contract. British Pound: Gained 124 ticks to 1.6884 a contract. Japanese yen: Gained 50 ticks to 0.XXXXX9 a contract. Nikkei: Gained 90 points to XXXXX a contract. Gold: Gained US$4.5O to UXXXXX.70

INDICES – Highs & Lows [ARTICLE]

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INDICES Highs Lows Straits Tines Business Tines Industrial Composite 1987 High XXXXX0 (26/8/87) 1327.69 (11/8/87) 1986/87 Low 563.34 (28/4/86) 470 92 (28/4/86) Ml time High XXXXX0 (26/8/87) 1327.69 (11/8/87) All time Low 74.75 (17/9/64) 470.92 (28/4/86)

Exchange crossrates [ARTICLE]

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Exchange crossrates DM V FT 8| HKI USf USf 1 &82? 133 83 unq XXXXX 7 8035 XXXXX 1.8744 XXXXX XXXXX XXXXX XXXXX 1.6910

Forex [ARTICLE]

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Forex THE US dollar lost 221 ticks to close at DM1.8744 m Singapore.

Shangri-La pre-tax gain set to break record [ARTICLE]

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Shangri-La pre-tax gain set to break record LIM ENG HAI By SHANGRI-LA HOTEL LTD, the operator of the world-renowned hotel at Orange Grove Road, is all set to ring m the best ever earnings m its 18 years of history. In the first six months of this year, Shangri-La had

SNP proposes 1-for-l rights and 26 % jump in profit [ARTICLE]

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SNP proposes 1-for-l rights and 26 jump in profit SHARON LAU By SESDAQ-LISTED Singapore National Printers Ltd yesterday announced a I-for-I rights issue and a 26 1 -per cent rise m pretax pro*it to $1.38 million for the six months ended June. But group bottom-line earnings slipped 4.5 per cent

Bank loans and advances rise further in May [ARTICLE]

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Bank loans and advances rise further in May BANK credit m May continued its recovery from the downturn following the October stock market crash. According to statistics from the Monetary Authority of Singapore, total loans and advances (including bills financing) extended by banks rose by $378 million to $38.37 billion

Improved trading and associate earnings boost Yeo's results [ARTICLE]

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Improved trading and associate earnings boost Yeo's results DAMIEN LIM By BETTER trading conditions and increased contributions from its associated companies has helped food and beverage group Yeo Hiap Seng Ltd post higher earnings for the first six months of this year. After-tax profit rose more than a third to

ECICS net surplus for first half hits four-year high [ARTICLE]

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ECICS net surplus for first half hits four-year high R. R A JENDR AN By THE Export Credit Insurance Corp of Singapore Ltd has turned m its best interim results since 1984 with a net surplus of $12.2 million for the first six months of this year. The figure is

Transmarco sets up holding company in Hongkong [ARTICLE]

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Transmarco sets up holding company in Hongkong TRANSMARCO LTD, the up-market retailing subsidiary of Metro Holdings, has incorporated a 60-per cent owned subsidiary m Hongkong, Welltime Services Ltd (WSL). WSL has an issued and paid-up capital of HKJ4S million (551.17 million). Its main activity is that of investment holding, and

How your stocks performed [ARTICLE]

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How your stocks performed AH shares quoted have a par value of $1, unless otherwise specified. Adjusted for scrip/rights. N Tax-exempted x dividend P/E ratios reflect the last annual consolidated results Trustee stocks under CPF Approved Investments Scheme, t Margin stocks ABN is traded m lots of 10 shares each,

Business done in Kuala Lumpur [ARTICLE]

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Business done in Kuala Lumpur INDUSTRIALS A|inomoto (262/265) Alcom (96/97) 95 (2) 94 (5) 96 API (46/47) 45 5 (3) 45(1) 47 (4) 46 (23) AISB 1 28 1 29) 1 25 (43) 1 26 1 3) 127 (22) 124 (7) 124 (1) 129 (24) 130 (2) 128 (5) 129

Commodities, Finance

Bank rates [ARTICLE]

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Bank rates OCBC OUB UOB DBS TLB DEPOSIT RATES Saving:, daily 3 2 l -t 2 1 2 2*4 3 Monthly ?< 4 Autosave 3 Fixed deposit 1 month 3 3 2'« 2MI) 3(6) 2 months 3 2*4(1) 3(6) 3 months 3 3 2 4 2 1 4<1) 3 6

FOREIGN EXCHANGE [ARTICLE]

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FOREIGN EXCHANGE Interbank Over the counter Foreign Local dollars to Foreign currency currency one unit of to Ss!o foreign currency Australian dollar 1 6644-1 6672 6.08—5.94 Canadian dollar XXXXX XXXXX 6.11—6.01 NZ dollar 1 3010 1 3036 7.82—7.60 Sterling pound 3.4398-3 4435 2.94—2.90 US dollar 2.0360—2.0370 4 94-4.89 Local doiiars

Forex [ARTICLE]

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Forex THE US dollar closed easier against most major currencies at 3 pm yesterday. Against the Singapore dollar, it closed easier at 2.0363 69 m erratic trading. It traded within 2.0380 and 2.0365 after opening at 2.0380 90. Against the deutschemark, the greenback opened at 1.8830 37 and closed at

Gold [ARTICLE]

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Gold THE kiiobar market traded between 5528,540 and 5528,620 yesterday. In the Far East market, gold opened at UXXXXX.20 434.60. It locked m a fairly narrow range between US$434 434.40 and UXXXXX.40 434.80 m quiet morning market and closed for lunch at UXXXXX.35 434.75. It reopened m the afternoon at

Rubber [ARTICLE]

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Rubber i Rubber Closing prices cents kilo Singapore 249 50 September up two cents Malaysia XXXXX September up one cent i

Gold market [ARTICLE]

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Gold market GOLD USS/oz Thus Wed Singapore 435 00 435 50 432.00 432 40 Hongkong 434 80—435 30 432 10—432^0 Wed lues Nfew York 434.50 435.00 432.00 432.50 London 434 20—434 70 432 25 432 75

Unit trusts [ARTICLE]

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Unit trusts Managers prices for August 26 Singapore Unit Trust The Commerce 0 99—1 (ft The Savings Fund 0 87-0 93 Spore Prog Fund 0 41—0 45 Spore Sec Fund 0 65— 0 70id S pore Invest Fund 0 69—0 74 S pore Equity Fund 0 49—0 53 Asia Unit

Tin [ARTICLE]

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Tin Tin Closing prices Xl Tin 19.68 up two cents Turnover 65 tonnes down 27 tonnes

Copper [ARTICLE]

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Copper Ctoinf prices Copper tore* M Spot 1373 00 1374 00 (1366 00-1368 001 3 months 1358 00—1359 00 (1353.00—1354 00) Market tone Firm Sales: 8.310 tonnes

Silver [ARTICLE]

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Silver Qotmf prictt Silv.r IBS troy oj Ttan «M Singapore 6 78—6 83 6 71-6 76 tun New rork 6 76 681 6 70—6 75 Source Credit Suisse Spore

Aluminium [ARTICLE]

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Aluminium i Ctaatf prices Aluminium £/toraw Ned Spot 1764 00—1766 00 (1680 00-1685 00) 3 months XXXXX0—1612 00 (1580 00—1582 00) Market tone Steady Sales 10.300 tonnes

Palm oil [ARTICLE]

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Palm oil Crude MS/tome palm ofl August 980 (south) XXXXX (central) September 985 (south) Refined palm oil US$/tames RBD palm oil Aug/Sept Oct 397 50 (sellers) RBD Stearin October 395 (sellers) RBD Olem Aug Sept 400 (sellers) October 410 (sellers) No v/ Dec 410 (sellers) Crude stearin Neutralised Unq palm

INSURANCE FUND [ARTICLE]

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INSURANCE FUND Income Bond Policy 1 7S 1 81

Eurodollar — 3-month deposit [ARTICLE]

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Eurodollar 3-month deposit (100 implied interest rate) Open High Low Sett Est Vol Sept 88 91.28 9128 91.26 91.27 543 Dec 90.78 90.79 90.76 90.77 2243 M»rBJ 90.78 90.78 90.75 90 77 414 Jon*' 90.62 90.62 90.61 90.61 30 Sept 90.49 90.49 90.49 90 49 2 D« 90.39 Mmr* 90.33

Deutschemark [ARTICLE]

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Deutschemark <L'S dollar Deutschemark Open High Low Sett Est Vol Sept 88 0.5323 0 5349 0.5320 0.5344 904 Dec 0.5368 0.5395 0.5367 0.5387 19 Mar 89 0.5429 Open Int (Wed): IMS. Art V*l (Wed): 1123.

British pound [ARTICLE]

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British pound (British Pound) Open High Low Sett Est V«l Sept 88 1.6806 1.XXXXX 1.6806 1.6884 7 ■W 1.6760 Mm 81 1.6658 Open Ist (Wed): *8. Act Vol (Wed): 21.

Japanese Yen [ARTICLE]

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Japanese Yen (Japanese Yen) Open High Low Sett Est V«l Sept 88 0.XXXXX9 0.XXXXX0 0.XXXXX9 0.XXXXX9 584 Df* XXXXX56 0.XXXXX4 0.XXXXX6 0.XXXXX9 16 MuN 0.XXXXX6 Open Ist (Wed): 51M. Art Vol (Wed): int.

Nikkei Stock Average [ARTICLE]

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Nikkei Stock Average (Nikkei Stock Average Index) Open High Low Sett Est Vol Sp»t XXXXX.50 XXXXX.93 XXXXX.85 XXXXX.44 Sept 88 XXXXX 870 XXXXX XXXXX XXXXX 1576 Dee XXXXX XXXXX XXXXXA XXXXX 104 MarB» XXXXX8 XXXXX June XXXXX8 XXXXX Open Int (Wed): 111(8. Art V.I (Wed): ZS*.

Gold [ARTICLE]

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Gold l'Ss per troy ounce) Open High Low Sett Est Vol Ad* 88 436.70 Open Int (Wed): NU. Act Vol (Wed): Ml.

Deutschemark Options [ARTICLE]

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Deutschemark Options Thursday, August 25 1988 W 8» colt. S*p< M p<.t> High Loo S«ft M^d Loo S*tt 50 3A 2 52 11 11 13 53 671 71 37 37 42 54 991 30 30 107a 103 55 M -12 IMA I*4 56 263* 250 57 H 1 59 CAI

Japanese Yen Options [ARTICLE]

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Japanese Yen Options S*t>. 88 coH, W'Upvi H<«ti La. |M M^t, Lo- Wi 71 -2 72 3 73 2181 223 8a S 74 1321 136 26 22* 22 75 658 69 S3* 49 76 221 17 22 I 12a 108 77 9 9 9 193A 189 78 4 2SBA 283

Eurodollar Options [ARTICLE]

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Eurodollar Options S«p» M colh S*pt U pun Nig* Lo- i.f High Low Wti 9)00 2 2 2 9125 10 9 9 9 7 9 9150 3 3 3 25 9175 1 48 9200 1 73 9225 CM -98 9250 CAI 123 9275 CA» 14* 9300 CAI 1721 173 9325

Stock markets round-up

Slight price rises across the board [ARTICLE]

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Slight price rises across the board SINGAPORE prices rose slightly across-the-board yesterday, with the Straits Times Industrial Index posting a 5.82-point gain to end at 1,070.85. It was a welcome change for the Index which had suffered 11 consecutive declines. The broader-based Business Times Composite Index also rose, but by

New York [ARTICLE]

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New York Auf 24 USJ Chant* Akoo sO*» +t*i Allied S.g 33<-« Amox Inc 21H H Arm Corp 43>-« IH Art 25 +W B«thtehem Stl 21<4 Boeing Co 56H +2 Coterp*or Co 56Vi +1 Cho»« Monhtn 28H +W Chrysler Cp 22H H Cihcorp 23*4 +\k Corn Not Got 37H Consol

INDICES [ARTICLE]

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INDICES i i i -i 1,1 NST Index Thursday 1,756.34 (1,760.08) Hongkong Hang Seng ->0 Thursday 2,520.86 (2,520.29) Australian All-Ordinaries Thursday 1,636.30 (1,633.30) Nikkei Stock Average Thursday 27,870.44 (27,799.67) Financial Times Industrials Wednesday 1,467.50 (1,466.10) Dow Jones Average o_'ffi Wednesday 2,026.67 (1.989.33) P- (Figures m brackets refer to those of

Hongkong [ARTICLE]

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Hongkong At* 25 HKS Ounce Auoc kit! Hotah 3 00 0 02! Bonk Of Eott A*»o 16 90 +0 I Capitol Corp 0 830 +0 01 Cothoy Pocrf« A* 8 255 +005! Ch«ung Kong 7.15 unch Owvj light 1600 +0 1 Oty Rmoutcm I ISN Crow Horb Tunnrt 15 10

Tokyo [ARTICLE]

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Tokyo *"t 25 Yen Chante A»nomoto 2900 unch Ako. 615 +10 Amodo 1260 -10 Aiohi Ch«fn 1060 unch Asohi Gla\i 1880 +30 Bonk Of Tokyo 1550 -20 Bndo«%ton« 1280 -30 Canon 1490 -10 Covo Compuitr 1470 +10 Citizen 811 +1 D Nip Prmt 2600 +20 0 Nippon Scr««n 1080 -10

Sydney [ARTICLE]

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Sydney Aut 2b Cents Chjnje mm A N I 208 +3 Ab«rfoyl« 570 unch A(>c Amcor 516 +4 Ampol Exp 255 unch Ampol P«t Aru 506 voch Anodn* Au»t 18 unch Aihfon 153 unch BHP 834 +4 B«och P«trol«um 26 unch M Group 240 -22 Bood Corp 217 +2 Borol

London [ARTICLE]

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London *°f 2* Pence Change INDUSTRIALS Atdo MFI 154 -1 All*d L,on 416 2 Am»< 380 uo<h mr nc 275 -4 korcloyi 408 -3 Boocfcom 477 4 BICC 344 3 Blim Circle 4SB 2 BOC Group 40S +3 Boom 216 5 Bo»ot*' 42S -2 MTS 437 +11 B Airwoyt '.8

Ships in port [ARTICLE]

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Ships in port Vessel Berth Arr Dep Keppd Wharves to*' K35 as.de 31 08 G Mountain K36 aside 27 08 Gydmsky Kosy K3O aside ?6 08 Karl M Stadt K2B aside 27 08 Kota Mutiara K3l aside 29 08 Kris Madura K?4W a side 27 08 L Petahn R K22

Exports enable Rothmans to earn 9% more [ARTICLE]

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Exports enable Rothmans to earn 9% more ROTHMANS Industries Ltd has found some consolation m the export and duty-free markets as it continues facing an unfriendly anti-smoking climate m Singapore. By building up export and duty-free sales, the cigarette manufacturer was able to increase group pre-tax profit 9 per cent,

Tin shines again after its crash [ARTICLE]

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Tin shines again after its crash KUALA LUMPUR Tin is at last shrugging off the effects of a crash nearly three years ago. It is shining once more m commodity markets, buoyed by strict supply quotas and renewed world demand. "There is a growing realisation that there is a deficit

Amcol Holdings suffers 27 % decline in its operating profit [ARTICLE]

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Amcol Holdings suffers 27 decline in its operating profit ELECTRONICS manufacturer Amcol Holdings Ltd, which recently spent $48 5 million boosting property activities, yesterday reported a 27 per cent fall m operating profit to $5.98 million. It attributed the lower result for the first half to the inclusion of surplus

Commercial paper facility breaks new ground for S'pore [ARTICLE]

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Commercial paper facility breaks new ground for S'pore SINGAPORE Nomura Merchant Banking, the local banking arm of the world's largest securities firm Nomura Securities, has arranged a commercial paper facility for the Singapore branch of Italian bank Banca Nazionale Del Lovoro (BNL). The Bull and Bear Asian Commercial Paper (CP)

Sing Investments reports poorer first-half results [ARTICLE]

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Sing Investments reports poorer first-half results FINANCE company Sing Investments Finance has turned m lower earnings for the half-year ended June 30. Interim operating revenue dropped about 10 per cent to $6.56 million from $7.33 million previously, but pre-tax profit fell a heftier 17 per cent to $2.4 million after

Companies Desk

Goodwood Park Hotel [ARTICLE]

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Goodwood Park Hotel ESTATE FINANCE Ltd, Tan Sri Khoo Teck Puat's listed vehicle m Hongkong, has increased its stake m Goodwood Park Hotel by 1.55 of a percentage point to 8.27 per cent. The increase arose from the purchase of 700,000 shares m Goodwood for $7.35 million, or an average

Sime Darby [ARTICLE]

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Sime Darby THE board of Sime Darby Bhd will meet on Sept 3 at 10 am to consider the company's preliminary announcement of results for the year ended June 30 and to recommend the payment of a final dividend.

Dah Yung Investment [ARTICLE]

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Dah Yung Investment L A HOLDINGS PTE LTD has increased its stake m Dah Yung Investment Ltd. Between July 19 and Aug 15, L A Holdings purchased 812,000 Dah Yung shares from BIL (Asia) Nominees Pte Ltd. As at Aug 20, it holds 3.32 million Dah Yung shares.

Hexza Corp [ARTICLE]

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Hexza Corp KUALA LUMPUR— Hexza Corporation Bhd has entered into an agreement to buy 375,000 ordinary shares of Msl each m Norschem Latex Products (M) Sdn Bhd (NLP) from Rejuneva Enterprise Co Ltd. The purchase, which represents 25 per cent of the paid-up equity m NLP, cost M 5521,600 or

Dutch Baby [ARTICLE]

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Dutch Baby KUALA LUMPUR Dutch Baby Milk Industries (M) Bhd has recorded a 3-per cent increase m pre-tax profit to M 53.11 million (552.38 million) for the half-year ended June 30. Dutch Baby said turnover was M 589.12 million aeainst M 568.59 million previously Bernama

KFC (S) proposes new name to better reflect its activities [ARTICLE]

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KFC (S) proposes new name to better reflect its activities KENTUCKY Fried Chicken (S) Ltd (KFC) yesterday announced a proposal to adopt "Inno-Pacific Holdings Ltd" as its new name. KFC feels the new name will better reflect the company's activities, which are that of a holding, management and investment company.

Bata posts interim pre-tax earnings of $4.3m [ARTICLE]

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Bata posts interim pre-tax earnings of $4.3 m KUALA LUMPUR Bata (Malaysia) Bhd made a pre-tax profit of M 55.62 million (554.3 million) for the six months ended June 30, compared with MJS million m the previous corresponding period. Bata said m a statement here on Wednesday that its turnover

Greenback at right levels — say US officials [ARTICLE]

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Greenback at right levels say US officials -WASHINGTON The Reagan administration sees the current value of the US dollar as acceptable and would not like to see it continue rising. Government officials said on Wednesday. The greenback, whose two-year decline helped the US come to grips with a massive trade

UK firms boost their capital investments [ARTICLE]

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UK firms boost their capital investments LONDON Capital has been pouring into British industry after years of sparse investment when its factories lagged behind many others m Europe m efficiency. "Industries are seeing an enormous renaissance of profit," said economist Bill Martin, who works with London stockbrokers Phillips and Drew.

VW setting up road for expansion via new China venture [ARTICLE]

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VW setting up road for expansion via new China venture FRANKFURT Volkswagen, the West German motor group, is aiming to expand m China and the Far East through an agreement with a Chinese automobile concern. It could lead to a new factory producing 150,000 cars a year. VW and First

NYSE chief appeals for standard market rules [ARTICLE]

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NYSE chief appeals for standard market rules TOKYO New York Stock Exchange Chairman John Phelan Jr on Wednesday called for international rules and definitions of insider trading on the world's stock markets. Different rules and definitions were hindering control over insider trading m equity markets around the world, he told

Japanese banks in move to curb insider dealing [ARTICLE]

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Japanese banks in move to curb insider dealing TOKYO Japanese banks, m this week adopting a new code of regulations designed to root-out insider dealing, have followed other financial institutions m responding to complaints that standards m Tokyo are too lax. After Tuesday's approval of the voluntary code by the

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Club won't budge on on WFA format [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Club won't budge on on WFA format MALCOLM BASTIANS Almost certain loss m Trophy race on Sunday By PENANG The Penang Turf Club is almost certain to suffer loses m the $150,000 Penang Sprint Trophy race on Sunday, but the club will not change the weight-for-age classic to a handicap

Ice On Fire latest to return positive swab [ARTICLE]

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Ice On Fire latest to return positive swab JACK ELLIOTT PERTH A horse owned by one millionaire Robert Holmes a Court, who won the 1984 Melbourne Cup with Black Knight, has joined the list of horses showing a positive test to methylprednisolone here. Ice On Fire, trained by Frank Maynard,

Piggott visits injured wife [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Piggott visits injured wife LONDON Former champion jockey Lester Piggott, who is currently serving a three-year prison term for tax evasion, was allowed to leave prison on Wednesday to visit his seriously injured wife m hospital, the Home Office said. He was escorted by police from Highpoint Prison m southern

1985 winner who lost his will' to race put down [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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1985 winner who lost his will' to race put down IT IS Penang Sprint Trophy time again, but the occasion is marked with a tinge of sadness. For the 1985 winner of the Trophy, Happiness n, has been put down following a mishap m which he fractured a leg The

Mardi Gras has much in reserve [ARTICLE]

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Mardi Gras has much in reserve ON THE TRACK with MALCOLM BASTIANS PENANG Mardl Gras II sped over 600 m m 40.8 sec m his winding-up gallop yesterday, finishing full of running. Apprentice T. Jaffari was astride. The going turned soft after overnight rain and fast work was done on

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Lapping up the racing drama [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Lapping up the racing drama Pictures by Posh finish. ..ltalian Formula One driver Andrea de Cesaris has to posh his Brabham-BMW towards the finish to secure third place m last year's Belgian Grand Prix. De Cesaris ran oat of fuel a few hundred metres before the line. REUTER Traffic problem.

Germans banking on awesome trio [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Germans banking on awesome trio In the absence of the East bloc countries from the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, West German athletes reaped a hefty haul of gold medals. But m Seoul next month, their expectations are more modest. Their search for honours will fall squarely on the laps of

Biondi eyes Spitz's seven-gold feat [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Biondi eyes Spitz's seven -gold feat PARIS Ever since Mark Spitz and Shane Gould overshadowed the swimming competition m the 1972 Munich Olympics, everyone has eagerly awaited a repeat perfomance of such legendary proportions. Spitz won a record seven gold medals m one Games, and although Shane collected only three,

Drug abuse worse in US — doctor [ARTICLE]

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Drug abuse worse in US doctor COLORADO SPRINGS Five years after American sports officials declared war on drug abuse by athletes, the use of banned substances is probably worse m the United States than m East bloc countries, according to the US Olympic Committee's chief medical officer. "To say that

Chinese divers ready to to challenge Americans [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Chinese divers ready to to challenge Americans BOSTON The competition between China and the United States is expected to be fierce for the Olympic medals m diving at next month's Games m Seoul. The US have long been the dominant nation. At the 1984 Los Angeles Games, the US captured

OLYMPIC CAPSULES [ARTICLE]

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OLYMPIC CAPSULES LESS than a month away from the Games, Brazil's soccer squad are m disarray with key players m open dispute with the Football Association. Coach Carlos Alberto Silva said on Wednesday he was close to quitting, tired of acting as the go-between m an unending dispute between the

Usha's Seoul ambitions gloomy [ARTICLE]

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Usha's Seoul ambitions gloomy Indian star hampered by injury NEW DELHI India's star athlete. P.T. Usha, skipped an Olympic warm-up competition here on Wednesday because of injury, deepening speculation that she may miss the Seoul Games. Usha, 24, stayed away from the Masters athletic meet because of the same heel

Johnson may train in Japan for Olympics [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Johnson may train in Japan for Olympics TORONTO World 100 metres record holder Ben Johnson is thinking of leaving for Japan next week to complete his Olympic rebuilding after two shattering defeats m Europe. In order to combat the 14-hour time difference with South Korea, he said he was thinking

US, Russia to renew basketball rivalry [ARTICLE]

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US, Russia to renew basketball rivalry THEY have not met m 16 years nor competed m the same Olympics since 1976, yet the men's basketball rivalry between the United States and Soviet I'nion not only has survived, but grown m recent years. Teams from the two countries are the favourites

Rules should not be bent for ex-Olympian Coe [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Rules should not be bent for ex-Olympian Coe ALAN HUBBARD FIRST PERSON By 41 live in a part of the world where people have to work for what they get. It's not appreciated when people have something handed to them on a plate. Cram, on Coe THEY are gathering for

Tyson and Green want ring action [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Tyson and Green want ring action BOXING NEW YORK Mike Tyson hit me and ran like a sissy. His hand is a licensed weapon. I want to m settle this like a gen- tleman. WORLD heavyweight champion Mike Tyson, who fractured his right hand m a street scuffle with former

Lendl warms up for US Open [ARTICLE]

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Lendl warms up for US Open ON THE TENNIS SCENE JERICHO (New York) Ivan Lendl gave himself a rave review after drubbing Jakob Hlasek, of Switzerland, at the Hamlet Challenge Cup on Wednesday m his opening dress rehearsal for next week's United States Open championships. Lendi, the top seed here

Pate sprints away to end Japan's domination [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Pate sprints away to end Japan's domination CYCLING picture GHENT (Belgium) Stephen Pate, a 24-year-old bricklayer from Melbourne, powered his way to the World cycling professional sprint title on Wednesday. The muscular Australian beat reigning champion Nobuyuki Tawara, of Japan, m the semi-finals and then polished off the experienced Italian,

SPORT IN SHORT [ARTICLE]

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SPORT IN SHORT BASEBALL Kevin Mcßeynolds capped a two-run eighth inning with a sacrifice fly m the National League m Los Angeles on Wednesday, sending the New York Mets to a 2-1 victory and a three-game series sweep of the LA Dodgers. Other results Chicago 3 Houston 2. Montreal 7

Lawless against lawbreaker [ARTICLE]

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Lawless against lawbreaker LONDON Terry Lawless, Britain's most respected boxing manager, on Wednesday voiced disappointment m undisputed world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson, injured m a street brawl m New York early on Tuesday morning. Lawless, manager of Tyson's next challenger. Frank Bruno, said: "I'm disappointed with him. ..l can imagine

Velasamy signs the wrong card [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Velasamy signs the wrong card TAY CHENG KHOON Disqualification costs him possible victory By S. VELASAMY was yesterday close to claiming his first tournament win after about 10 years of professional golf only to be disqualified for failing to sign his scorecard. That spared M. Murugiah the necessity of a

Meshiai's birdie blitz [ARTICLE]

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Meshiai's birdie blitz smMACHO (Japan) Hajime Meshiai, posting seven birdies on the back nine, shot a 65 yesterday to take a one-stroke lead m the opening round of the 50 million yen ($779,520) KBC Augusta Golf Tournament. Meshiai, winner of the tournament m 1985, collected one birdie and one bogey

Rush may miss first game of the season [ARTICLE]

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Rush may miss first game of the season LONDON lan Rush, Liverpool's star re-signing from Juventus, may miss the first game of the season at Charlton Athletic tomorrow because he is short of match fitness. The Welsh goal ace had his first training session with his new team on Wednesday

Singapore's chance to make amends [ARTICLE]

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Singapore's chance to make amends MAHMOOD GAZNAVI By AFTER their lacklustre showing m the recent Razak Cup tournament, the Singapore hockey squad have the chance of making amends when the Pesta Sukan inter-state quadrangular gets underway today. The Republic finished a dismal ninth m the 14-team Razak Cup tournament m

SOCCER SHORTS [ARTICLE]

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SOCCER SHORTS Franco bald: A disappointing French side struggled to continue their unbeaten run m 1988 when they drew 1-1 with Czechoslovakia m a friendly international m Paris on Wednesday. Young striker Stephane Paille gave France the lead m the 52nd minute but Jan Daniek grabbed a deserved equaliser (or

Republic's boxers skip championships [ARTICLE]

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Republic's boxers skip championships A. SURENDREN By THE Singapore Open Boxing Championships, which start at Toa Payoh Sports Hall today, provide evidence of the parlous state of the sport m Singapore. The championships were originally scheduled to last three days, but the disappointing entry list has meant that the programme

Kiwi team's second victory [ARTICLE]

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Kiwi team's second victory THE visiting New Zealand Te Puke High School volleyball team beat hosts Victoria Junior College 15-5, 16-14, 15-4 at Marine Parade yesterday. It was the Kiwis' second win m three matches. They beat Whampoa Secondary School but lost to Hwa Chong Junior College. They will meet

Twin force for Malacca match [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Twin force for Malacca match JOE DORAI Jamal and Nasar receive special training By 4 In the next two day*, I'll have to monitor their form and response to training before deciding whether or not to field them. ..These two players have the ability to contrib- ute to the task.

Last pair boost Sri Lanka [ARTICLE]

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Last pair boost Sri Lanka LONDON An unbeaten last-wicket stand of 54 between Ravi Ratnayake and Graham Labrooy helped Sri Lanka recover to 184-9 at tea yesterday on the first day of the cricket tourists' only Test against England at Lord's. Ratnayake was unbeaten on 59 with Labrooy on 34

Australian date in Pakistan changed [ARTICLE]

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Australian date in Pakistan changed ISLAMABAD The first two matches of Australia's cricket tour of Pakistan, beginning early next month, have been brought forward a day to avoid playing on a sensitive national holiday. Pakistan Cricket Board secretary Arif Abbasi said the opening three-day match against a President's XI m

Li Ping steers Shing Wah to team title [ARTICLE]

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Li Ping steers Shing Wah to team title SHIRL YNN HO By NATIONAL champion Koh Li Ping flirted dangerously with defeat before overcoming Phang Bee Choo m a crucial reverse singles match to help Shing Wah A retain their title m the national senior women's inter-team table tennis championship at

Weng Yew and Benjamin labour [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Weng Yew and Benjamin labour PETER KHOO By NATIONAL snooker champions Benjamin Choo, of Malaysia, and Lav Weng Yew, of Singapore, had to labour for their places m the semi-finals of the RPM Carlsberg Triangular International at the Singapore Billiards and Snooker Council Clubhouse yesterday. Benjamin had to come back

New skipper if Selangor lose [ARTICLE]

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New skipper if Selangor lose TODAY'S CUP FIXTURESKELANTAN v PERLIS (Kota Bahru, 8.45pm) KEDAH v SELANGOR (Alor Star, 8.30pm) PAHANG v PENANG (Kuantan, 8.30pm) ALOR STAR Anything less than a victory over Kedah here today could see a new Malaysia Cup soccer skipper for Selangor, who are searching for points

Martins come to grief in second round [ARTICLE]

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Martins come to grief in second round AUCKLAND Australia's three Martins Rodney, Brett and Michelle had more m common than their names yesterday, all departing from the New Zealand Open squash championships with sec-ond-round defeats. As defending champion and fourth seed, Rodney Martin was at least expected to reach the

Bankers come through on penalties [ARTICLE]

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Bankers come through on penalties MAHMOOD GAZNAVI TWICE they trailed. And twice Hongkongßank came back to eventually secure a semi-final berth m the Singapore Business Houses Football League senior knockout competition. After a 3-3 scoreline at full-time against Consumer Electronic, the bankers squeezed into the last four with a 9-8

Wing Cheok loses after line call [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Wing Cheok loses after line call BEIJING Singapore's national champion Lav Wing Cheok frittered away two match-points and lost 15-10, 7-15, 14-15 to England's Mathew Smith m the second round of the Dunhill China Open badminton championships m Shanghai yesterday. Wing Cheok had led 4-1 m the opening game before

Sidek trio to face tough opponents [ARTICLE]

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Sidek trio to face tough opponents KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia's Sidek brothers Misbun, Razif and Jalani who fizzled out m the recent Hongkong Open, will face tough openers m next week's 555 World Cup badminton championships m Bangkok. The trio must brace themselves for a difficult start. The fixtures list just

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321 Deaths 321 Deaths [OBITUARY + ILLUSTRATION]

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321 Deaths 321 Deaths PAUL CHIA BAH CHEE AOC:M CalUd to our Lord on 24th AugtMt M teavtng bohind: Balo»ad WWo: Maria Choo Kwal Kong Sona: Daughlara In tow. Chee Seng, Adrian Daisy Tan Suat Keng Chee Heng, Michael Jennifer Tan Choong Aye Joseph Daughter*: Bono In law: Sal Qek,

322 Acknowledgements 322 Acknowledgements 322 Acknowledgements [OBITUARY + ILLUSTRATION]

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322 Acknowledgements 322 Acknowledgements 322 Acknowledgements The Family of the late I DATO DR CHOO JOO KONG I AGE: 81 I DEPARTED on 21 AUGUST 1988. I Wish to express their heartfelt thanks and B appreciation to Prof. Seah Cheng Siang, staff I of ward 45 Singapore General Hospital, Elder

323 Condolences 323 Condolences 323 Condolences [OBITUARY + ILLUSTRATION]

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323 Condolences 323 Condolences 323 Condolences With Deepest Sympathies And Condolences To The Family Of The Late MR. CHING KWONG LUM The Board of Directors of National Aerated Water Co. (Pte.) Ltd. Wishes To Express Its Condolences To MR. CHING KWONG YEW On The Death Of His Brother on 22

324 In Memoriam [OBITUARY + ILLUSTRATION]

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324 In Memoriam W« thank our OOD upon ovary TONY TAN AH TAY Cefted Home M AJKT Not by works of righteousness which we have done, out accordIng to HU mercy He saved ua. Titus 3:5 Psapjymlsssd by Roeo, Lauronoe i In vw##t M#ftiory of MR. T. RAMANATHAN Departed August

324 In Memoriam 324 In Memoriam [OBITUARY + ILLUSTRATION]

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324 In Memoriam 324 In Memoriam IN FONDEST MEMORY OF MR. P. MARIMUTHOO (Departed August 26, 1987) Dearest Dad, we knew nothing of grief till you left us, Breaking the family circle, leaving us all alone, We know no words that can pen down the deep wound In our hearts.