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The Straits Times, 20 August 1989

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A million feet in Swing Street [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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A million feet in Swing Street JULIA GOH We have the best port in the world. We have the best airport in the world. Tonight, we have the best party in the world. Tonight, we show the world we don't just work hard, we play hard! Let's swing it, Singapore!

Foolish to try to change racial mix, says Dhana [ARTICLE]

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Foolish to try to change racial mix, says Dhana 'One dominant race good for Singapore' SINGAPORE'S current population mix has served it well and it would be foolish to try and change it, National Development Minister S. Dhanabalan said yesterday. Speaking at the Kallang Community Centre's National Day celebration last

PM addresses N-Day Rally [ARTICLE]

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PM addresses N-Day Rally PRIME Minister Lee Kuan Yew will be addressing the National Day Rally at the Kallang Theatre tonight. He will be speaking in Malay, Mandarin and English. The Singapore Broadcasting Corporation will present live coverage of the speech at 8 pm over Channels 5 and 8 and

Parliament [ARTICLE]

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Parliament PARLIAMENT will sit on Thursday, Aug 31, at 12.30 pm, the Clerk of Parliament announced yesterday.

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IDaiwal I More reports: Pgs 20, 21 HOT OFF THE PRESSES: Everything that happened at the biggest street party of the year. (let your Swing Special for only 50 cents at these places from noon today: Times The Bookshop, 7-Eleven stores, MRT stations, bus interchanges, selected outlets and newsstands. And

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Competition for talent in Asia will heat up: P. Chiam hits out at immigration policy: P. 12

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NEWS FOCUS

AT A GLANCE [ARTICLE]

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AT A GLANCE INQUIRING YOUTHS: Recent social and political issues here seem to have captured the attention of Singapore youth, judging from the many questions they asked at a seminar yesterday. This they did at a National Day Seminar organised by Youth Challenge, which was attended by about 700 youth

How Dr Seet came to Singapore thanks to open policy [ARTICLE]

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How Dr Seet came to Singapore thanks to open policy DR Seet Ai Mee, the Minister of State for Community Development and Education, gave a personal slant to the issue of the Government's new immigration policy at a National Day dinner at the Bukit Gombak Community Centre last night. She

Competition for talent in Asia will heat up: Dr Tay [ARTICLE]

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Competition for talent in Asia will heat up: Dr Tay 'Greater mobility of such people in response to market demands and pulls' THERE will be growing competition, not only for markets and investments, but also for skilled and talented people as economies in Asia develop, Dr Tay Eng Soon the

Australian Embassy in Beijing sheltered dissident singer [ARTICLE]

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Australian Embassy in Beijing sheltered dissident singer BEIJING The Australian Embassy in Beijing revealed yesterday that it had given refuge to a dissident Chinese pop star for 10 weeks but that nobody else on the run from the authorities was sheltering in the compound. It had been widely rumoured that

Bomb planted in Indian bus explodes, killing 15 [ARTICLE]

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Bomb planted in Indian bus explodes, killing 15 NEW DELHI A bomb planted in the luggage rack of a passenger bus exploded as the vehicle entered a north Indian town on Friday, killing at least 15 people and wounding 30, police said. The victims of the bomb blast, which occurred

'S'pore's economic base will broaden with HK entrepreneurs [ARTICLE]

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'S'pore's economic base will broaden with HK entrepreneurs SINGAPORE'S economic base and potential will be broadened if it can attract Hongkong entrepreneurs to settle here, Dr Augustine Tan said last night. Speaking at a National Day dinner at Whampoa Community Centre, the MP for Whampoa said that although the economy

Japan Socialists will endorse US-Japan Treaty, say major papers [ARTICLE]

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Japan Socialists will endorse US-Japan Treaty, say major papers TOKYO In a move to form a coalition to topple the ruling party, the Japan Socialist Party will endorse the US-Japan Security Treaty and promise to maintain Japan's armed forces, major newspapers reported yesterday. The new Japan Socialist policies, which represent

Iran hangs traffickers [ARTICLE]

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Iran hangs traffickers NICOSIA Iran executed 79 drug dealers yesterday including two women, the Iranian news agency Ima reported. The executions took place in the Iranian capital Teheran and 21 provincial cities. Reuter

Solidarity PM to herald new political era for Poland [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Solidarity PM to herald new political era for Poland Kiszczak's resignation accepted WARSAW After 45 years of Communist rule, Poland ushered in a new political era yesterday with President Wojciech Jaruzelski proposing Solidarity editor Tadeusz Mazowiecki as the next Prime Minister. According to the official news agency PAP, Gen Jaruzelski

Sihanouk makes abrupt turnaround on power-sharing proposal [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Sihanouk makes abrupt turnaround on power-sharing proposal PARIS Only a day after indicating he was agreeable to a French proposal on pow-er-sharing in Cambodia, Prince Norodom Sihanouk rejected its essence, according to a document made available here. Under the proposal, outlined on Thursday, the resistance leader and Mr Hun Sen,

Ex-'Kentucky Chicken King' Loo, 56, dies of cancer in US [ARTICLE]

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Ex-'Kentucky Chicken King' Loo, 56, dies of cancer in US KUALA LUMPUR Millionaire Loo Cheng Ghee, the former owner of Kentucky Fried Chicken franchises in Malaysia and Singapore, died of cancer in the US last Sunday He was 56. Family members who confirmed his death refused to give other details

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STATISTICS THAT SHAPE THE COUNTRY Shrinking farmland Just 10 years ago, one-sixth of Singapore was farmland. In 1978, licensed farms, excluding rubber and coconut plantations, took up 16 per cent of land. By last year their share had gone down to 3 per cent. SB) km km sq km gg

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Showers in several areas in the late morning and early afternoon. TEPP. (C) up to 6 a.m. tomorrow: 31 max., 25 mm SUNSET today: 7.12 pm; SUNRISE tomorrow: 7.03 am. TRAVELLERS' WEATHER Amsterdam 12 24 C Clear Madrid 19/33 C Clear Athens 22/35 C Clear Manila 25/30 C Rain Auckland

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FOREIGN NEWS

Rafsanjani drops hardline Interior Minister [ARTICLE]

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Rafsanjani drops hardline Interior Minister NICOSIA Iranian President AH Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has ignored a plea by a majority of parliamentary deputies to retain anti-Western hardline Interior Minister Ali Akbar Mohtashemi in his Cabinet. The Iranian news agency Irna said Mr Mohtashemi, regarded as the leading Islamic purist within the

Roh wins by-election test of support [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Roh wins by-election test of support SEOUL A candidate from South Korea's ruling party has won a big victory in a fiercely contested by-election that was seen as a test of public support for President Roh Tae Woo's 18-month rule. Election officials said yesterday that a former deputy prime minister,

45 killed in Sri Lanka in day of violent political clashes [ARTICLE]

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45 killed in Sri Lanka in day of violent political clashes COLOMBO At least 45 people were killed in Sri Lanka in a day of some of the worst political violence the country has seen, official sources said. Thirty-five people were shot dead in Sinhalese-populated southern areas on Friday and

2 m Hungarians strike over planned hike in meat price [ARTICLE]

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2 m Hungarians strike over planned hike in meat price BUDAPEST About two million workers staged a warning strike of 30 to 60 minutes' duration on Friday to protest against planned increases in the price of certain meats, Hungarian radio reported. The increases were expected to go into effect tomorrow.

AZT 'delays onset of Aids significantly' [ARTICLE]

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AZT 'delays onset of Aids significantly' ONG MING SEING By Washington Correspondent But lIS study says it must be used early for full benefit WASHINGTON The United States government has released a major study that shows the most positive results so far in the war against the deadly disease Aids.

Anti-Lee feelings simmer in Taiwan assembly: Paper [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Anti-Lee feelings simmer in Taiwan assembly: Paper EVEN though Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui had assured senior delegates of the National Assembly that retirement was entirely up to them, an "anti-Lee" undercurrent seems to prevail in the National Assembly, said the China Times newspaper in Taiwan. The Nationalist Party met on

Voyager 2 picks up radio signals from Neptune [ARTICLE]

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Voyager 2 picks up radio signals from Neptune PASADENA (California) Tho Voyager 2 space probe has detected intense radio emissions from Neptune, indicating the planet has a magnetic field, US space scientists said on Friday. The discovery, made by a team at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory here, increases the chances

Dow Jones

Index up for seventh week [ARTICLE]

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Index up for seventh week NEW YORK Stocks advanced on Friday in continued subdued trading, with the Dow Jones industrial average tacking on 8.34 points to close at 2,687.97. For the week, the Dow eked out a gain of 3.98 points. It was the seventh consecutive weekly gain for the

Britain and Argentina to start talks on Oct 17 [ARTICLE]

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Britain and Argentina to start talks on Oct 1 7 UNITED NATIONS Britain and Argentina have agreed to set aside their rival claims over the Falkland Islands and start substantive talks on restoring diplomatic relations in Madrid on Oct 17. Ties between the two countries were severed at the start

Presidential poll candidate killed in Colombia [ARTICLE]

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Presidential poll candidate killed in Colombia Drug cartel believed responsible for shooting BOGOTA Colombia's leading presidential candidate was shot and fatally wounded on Friday, the day President Virgilio Barco went on television to announce severe measures to combat the country's powerful drug barons. Mr Luis Carlos Galan, a campaigner against

Man kills wife after six-hour ordeal [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Man kills wife after six-hour ordeal STOCKTON (California) A man just out of jail for child abuse held his wife and eight children hostage for more than six hours, terrorising them by playing Russian roulette, before killing the woman and himself, police said. The children, between one and 13 years

PEOPLE

Heath to make music in S'pore [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Heath to make music in S'pore ALAN HUBBARD THE MUSICALLY-INCLINED former British prime minister Edward Heath (right), 73, who has been striking a discordant note with his Tory successor Margaret Thatcher for over a decade, brings his conductor's baton to Singapore for a fund-raising concert with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra

Sondheim made Oxford professor [ARTICLE]

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Sondheim made Oxford professor ALAN HUBBARD AMERICAN lyricist and composer Stephen Sondheim has been appointed the first visiting professor of drama and music at Britain's Oxford University in an attempt to revitalise student interest in the theatre. Mr Sondheim, 59, who wrote the lyrics for West Side Story, will take

20 years of Filipino wit and song [ARTICLE]

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20 years of Filipino wit and song ABBY TAN THE APO HIKING SOCIETY, the Philippines' most durable singing group, celebrated its 20 years in show-business with a sell-out concert in a sports stadium. The trio Danny Javier, Bong Garovillo and Jim Paredes is known for its catchy and witty political

Philippine Speaker goes croc hunting [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Philippine Speaker goes croc hunting ABBY TAN SPEAKER Ramon Mitra (left) led a party of journalists to a crocodile hunting party in Surigao, north Mindanao after reports that a 9.1-metre-long reptile had been terrorising residents of a seaside village. He boasted he used to catch the big crocs in Palawan

Edgy Phnom Penh prepares to resist Khmer Rouge [ARTICLE]

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Edgy Phnom Penh prepares to resist Khmer Rouge PHNOM PENH It is a measure of the uncertainty about the future here that officials in the Phnom Penh regime and ruling party have drawn up contingency plans for underground resistance should the Khmer Rouge succeed in returning to power in Cambodia,

Thai officials Yap UN team for too much sightseeing' [ARTICLE]

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Thai officials Yap UN team for too much sightseeing' International Conference on Cambodia THAI Foreign Ministry sources have criticised the United Nations fact-finding team for doing too much sightseeing in Cambodia, The Bangkok Post reported. Foreign Minister Siddhi Savetsila has privately expressed disappointment at the statements by the team that

'Arrested' minister shows up for funeral [ARTICLE]

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'Arrested' minister shows up for funeral BEIJING Defence Minister Qin Jiwei, reported in the West to have been under arrest, was shown on state television yesterday attending a funeral service for a veteran revolutionary. Mr Qin was among senior leaders, including Communist Party chief Jiang Zemin and hardline Premier Li

Li Peng calls for greater China-Japan contacts [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Li Peng calls for greater China- Japan contacts BEIJING Premier Li Peng has called for the expansion of Sino-Japa-nese relations, saying the move would benefit iiol only Beijing and Tokyo but Asia and the whole world. Mr Li invited Japanese from all walks of life tc visit China and called

Cancer-stricken Deng 'may only live till November' [ARTICLE]

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Cancer-stricken Deng 'may only live till November' THE condition of China's paramount leader Deng Xiaoping, stricken with cancer, is worsening, and doctors think he may only live till November, the Shin Min Daily News yesterday quoted diplomats in Bangkok as saying. According to the paper, the diplomats said that even

S. Korean airliner flies to China for first time [ARTICLE]

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S. Korean airliner flies to China for first time SEOUL The first South Korean airliner to fly to China arrived in Shanghai yesterday. Transportation Ministry officials said. They said a chartered Korean Air Lines Boeing 727 took off from Kimpo airport in Seoul with 148 passengers, including athletes taking part

48 killed in mine blast [ARTICLE]

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48 killed in mine blast BEIJING Forty-eight miners were killed in a gas explosion in two adjoining coal mines in northern China this week, the China Daily said yesterday. The newspaper said the explosion ripped through the mines, one of them run by the military, in Datone. Reuter

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ASEAN NEWS

Aquino places judicial officials on probation [ARTICLE]

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Aquino places judicial officials on probation Speed up handling of criminal cases or be fired, she warns MANILA President Corazon Aquino has threatened to fire her Justice Secretary, placed the Justice Department on "probation" and said she was also studying the performance of other departments. Mrs Aquino, in a statement

CPM guerillas in Thailand expected to surrender in few months, says report [ARTICLE]

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CPM guerillas in Thailand expected to surrender in few months, says report ALL 1,250 guerillas of the Communist Party of Malaya (CPM) still in hiding in the jungles of southern Thailand are expected to surrender to Thai a thorities within a few months, a Thai negotiator has told The Nation

Bandung institute's rector condemns student protest against minister [ARTICLE]

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Bandung institute's rector condemns student protest against minister JAKARTA Indonesia's prestigious Bandung Institute of Technology has harshly criticised a recent student demonstration in the West Java city of Bandung. In a press statement issued on Saturday, the institute's rector, Mr Bana Kartasamita, said he was "shamed by the attitude and

Thailand not reviving nuclear plant project: Chatichai [ARTICLE]

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Thailand not reviving nuclear plant project: Chatichai PRIME Minister Chatichai Choonhavan has denied that Thailand was trying to revive a project to build a nuclear power plant to cope with the country's future energy demands. He said a nuclear plant was not necessary for the country which has an abundant

Reactions to Singapore statement on US bases [ARTICLE]

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Reactions to Singapore statement on US bases The announcement that Singapore was prepared to allow the United States tc set up some military facilities in the Republic was made on Aug 4 by the Minister of State for Finance and Foreign Affairs, Brigadier-General (Res) George Yeo. He told Parliament that

Nine-year phase-out for US bases proposed [ARTICLE]

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Nine-year phase-out for US bases proposed MANILA A Filipino congressman has filed a Bill recommending a nine-year phase-out of American military bases in the Philippines. The transition period would give the US time to relocate its forces to Guam, Saipan, Singapore and other places, said Mr Jose de Venecia, a

S'pore offer could create rift within Asean, warns Kukrit [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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S'pore offer could create rift within Asean, warns Kukrit FORMER Thai Prime Minister Kukrit Pramoj has voiced his opposition to Singapore's offer, warning that it could create a rift within Asean, the Bangkok Post reported on Friday. He said a rift could be opened up because Asean was committed to

Jakarta paper raps 'assertion of sovereign right' [ARTICLE]

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Jakarta paper raps 'assertion of sovereign right' AN INDONESIAN newspaper yesterday criticised Singapore's assertion of its sovereign right to offer military facilities to American forces. The English-language Indonesian Observer said in an editorial that while it appreciated Singapore's state-craft, economic growth and other achievements, "we find it hard to swallow

Golkar MP urges govt to press for more details [ARTICLE]

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Golkar MP urges govt to press for more details JAKARTA A Member of Parliament from the ruling Golkar party has urged his government to press for details of the kind of military facilities Singapore wanted to offer to the United States. Indonesia should seek clarification over whether Singapore would offer

Thai army will step into politics 'only for sake of security' [ARTICLE]

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Thai army will step into politics 'only for sake of security' Nation is democratic only in form: Chavalit aide THE Thai army will only interfere in the politics of the country if national security warrants its intervention, the Bangkok Post quoted an aide of Army Commander-in-Chief General Chavalit Yongchaiyudh as

Top Thai officials to map out strategy to control spread of Aids [ARTICLE]

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Top Thai officials to map out strategy to control spread of Aids THE Thai government, worried about the worsening Aids problem in the country, has said that top officials would meet soon to map out a strategy to control the spread of the disease. The Bangkok Post quoted Public Health

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ACROSS THE CAUSEWAY

Boom awaits Johor end of proposed Spore link [ARTICLE]

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Boom awaits Johor end of proposed Spore link SEGAMAT (Johor) Johor Mentri Besar Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin yesterday said the Johor end of the proposed second link with Singapore would be developed with new industries, tourist and other economic projects. Speaking to reporters after opening the Segamat Umno division delegates'

Local property investors who wait and see will lose out to foreigners: Daim [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Local property investors who wait and see will lose out to foreigners: Daim KUALA LUMPUR The wait-and-see attitude of local investors will only lead to foreigners snapping up more prime property in the country, Finance Minister Daim Zainuddin said yesterday. And foreigners, who generally have more financial resources, would only

Varsity lecturer suspended for bias, against non-bumiputras [ARTICLE]

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Varsity lecturer suspended for bias, against non-bumiputras KUALA LUMPUR The University of Malaya has suspended an associate professor and prohibited him from entering the campus for discriminating against non-bumiputra students. According to the university's vice-chancellor, Professor Syed Hussein Alatas, the senior lecturer in the Malay Studies Department refused to teach

KL 'willing to study proposals to make defence equipment' [ARTICLE]

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KL 'willing to study proposals to make defence equipment' KUALA LUMPUR The Malaysian government is prepared to consider proposals by local manufacturers to produce defence equipment, Defence Minister Tengku Ahmad Rithauddeen said yesterday. But the manufacturers must commit themselves to such ventures and not just be agents for foreign defence

Tussle for leadership cost Umno $365m [ARTICLE]

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Tussle for leadership cost Umno $365m KUALA LUMPUR Umno suffered a loss of Mssoo million (XXXXX million) including properties like the Umno headquarters building as a result of the tussle for the party leadership in 1967, Umno deputy president Ghafar Baba said yesterday. Addressing a Petaling Jaya Umno divisional meeting,

MIC calls for govt plan to end poverty [ARTICLE]

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MIC calls for govt plan to end poverty SHAH ALAM (Selangor) The Malaysian Indian Congress yesterday urged the government to create a national development policy aimed at eradicating poverty in the country. Party president Datuk Seri S. Sarny Vellu said the new policy should consider "society as a human resource

Musa named CHOGM envoy [ARTICLE]

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Musa named CHOGM envoy KUALA LUMPUR Former deputy prime minister Datuk Musa Hitam and former foreign affairs minister Tan Sri Ghazali Shafie have been appointed special envoys by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Mahathir Mohamad to meet Commonwealth leaders who" have yet to respond to the invitation to attend the

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Chiam: HK migrants may steal skilled jobs [ARTICLE]

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Chiam: HK migrants may steal skilled jobs SUMIKO TAN By SDP chief also has reservations on Spore's offer of facilities to US THE influx of foreigners who will enter Singapore under the Government's new liberal immigration policy might adversely affect the livelihood of skilled Singapore workers, Singapore Democratic Party leader

Factory worker gets jail and cane for molesting girl, 3 [ARTICLE]

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Factory worker gets jail and cane for molesting girl, 3 A FACTORY worker was yesterday sentenced to three years' jail and six strokes of the cane for molesting a three-year-old girl in a public toilet at a market. A district court heard that Nagarajan Su bra mania m, 31, used

President Wee stretches visit to chat with Red Cross Home folk [ARTICLE]

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President Wee stretches visit to chat with Red Cross Home folk PRESIDENT Wee Kim Wee was scheduled to spend one hour officially opening the Red Cross Home for the Disabled yesterday but so deeply engrossed did he become talking to residents and their relatives that his visit eventually stretched to

Youth leaders inquire into government policies [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Youth leaders inquire into government policies National Day Seminar National songs and immigration laws two issues brought up RECENT social and political issues here seem to have captured the attention of Singapore youth, judging from the many questions they asked at a seminar yesterday. This they did at a National

Be all-rounded — how young S'poreans can cope with a changing world [ARTICLE]

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Be all-rounded how young S'poreans can cope with a changing world YOUNG Singaporeans were told yesterday that their best bet in coping with a changing world and uncertain future is to be "all-rounded Singaporeans". This means being good at whatever they do best and at the same time, having the

Money changer stabbed and robbed of $2,190 [ARTICLE]

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Money changer stabbed and robbed of $2,190 A 56-YEAR-OLD money changer was stabbed and robbed of M53,000 (552,190) at Sembawang Shopping Centre on Friday. Mr Amir Bacha Mohammad Ismail told police four men approached his counter at about 9.15 pm on the pretext of changing some money. While Mr Amir

Muis may employ religious teachers for drug inmates [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Muis may employ religious teachers for drug inmates THE Islamic Religious Council (Muis) may engage full-time religious instructors to teach and counsel Malay/ Muslim inmates at drug rehabilitation centres, president of Muis, Mr Ridzwan Dzafir, said yesterday. This was just one example of the total approach that the Malay community

Aluminium handrail along MRT track stolen [ARTICLE]

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Aluminium handrail along MRT track stolen RAV DHALIWAL By SINGAPORE MRT officials are stumped over the recent theft of more than 100 metres of aluminium handrail on the viaduct which crosses Seletar Reservoir. The thieves had painstakingly unscrewed the handrail section by section before making off with them. Each section

Sellers of private property can buy HDB resale flats immediately [ARTICLE]

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Sellers of private property can buy HDB resale flats immediately PEOPLE who have sold their private residential properties can now buy HDB or HUDC resale flats on the open market immediately. They do not have to wait 30 months a requirement previously in force before acquiring their flat. This is

Ngee Ann sets up liaison network with schools [ARTICLE]

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Ngee Ann sets up liaison network with schools LINKS this is the network, the latest in Ngee Ann Polytechnic's efforts, to reach out to secondary schools in Singapore. The polytechnic yesterday launched Links, or Liaison Network with Schools, under which one Ngee Ann lecturer will be attached to each of

Govt reviewing plan for Orchard Road [ARTICLE]

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Govt reviewing plan for Orchard Road GERRY DE SILVA By THE Government is reviewing the planning strategy for the entire Orchard Road area to study the extent of commercial developments that will be permitted in residential areas around it. The review is being carried out by the Chief Planner, and

14 MPs for Aipo meeting in Manila [ARTICLE]

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14 MPs for Aipo meeting in Manila FOURTEEN Members of Parliament will be attending the 10th Working Committee and General Assembly of the Asean Inter-Parliamentary Organisation in Manila from tomorrow until Aug 26. The delegation will be •ed by Deputy Speaker Abdullah Tarmugi, the MP for Siglap. Other members in

GPC rejects criticism of Hindu board [ARTICLE]

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GPC rejects criticism of Hindu board THE Government Parliamentary Committee for Education has rejected criticism from the Hindu Advisory Board that its reasons for wanting Religious Knowledge to be scrapped as a compulsory subject contradicts its proposal to make it an optional subject. The GPC had recommended the switch in

Businessman jailed 4IA years for cheating credit card firms of $1 m [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Businessman jailed 4I A years for cheating credit card firms of $1 m ELENA CHONG By A BUSINESSMAN who cheated credit card companies of almost $1 million in five months by submitting false charge slips for purchases which were never made was yesterday jailed 4'/2 years for fraud. District judge

3 boys caught again for illegal hawking [ARTICLE]

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3 boys caught again for illegal hawking THREE boys have been caught by officers from the Environment Ministry for persistently hawking illegally following a report in The Straits Times two weeks ago. Several shoppers contacted The Straits Times Newsline to complain about being pestered by children at Joo Chiat Complex

S'pore to host Asean talks on airport development [ARTICLE]

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S'pore to host Asean talks on airport development THE Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore is hosting a two-day meeting, starting tomorrow with Asean airport authorities to promote regional airport development. The Bth Asean International Airports Association meeting will be held at the Pan Pacific Hotel. It will be opened by

Bunting vandal jailed [ARTICLE]

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Bunting vandal jailed A MAN who set On to National Day bunting along Hendemeer Road was sentenced to six months' jail and six strokes of the cane yesterday for vandalism. Labourer Ho Say Whatt, 41, admitted vandalising the colourful bunting hanging on six lamp posts at about 4.40 am on

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Little dancing dynamos [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Little dancing dynamos SEVEN-YEAR-OLD Sharon Avshalon stole many hearts last night when she boogied away in her luminous green Swing outfit. Wearing her tight midriff top and skirt specially bought by her mother for the street party, tiny Sharon wriggled, twisted and swirled to the delight of others who stopped

Hotting it up with 'cool' [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Hotting it up with 'cool' These were really cool guys (above) until the party got hot. Dressed in leather jackets and pants, gloves, hats, studs, and even boots, they were ready to groove the night away. Warm gear for a sultry night. Some of their names are equally cool too.

Electric swingout [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Electric swingout K. F. TANG Report by Orchard Rd engulfed in a sea of live-wire boogieing ORCHARD ROAD from Forum Galleria to Meridien Hotel became "Swing Street" last night as 500,000 revellers engulfed it to party from dusk to early morn. The mood of electric excitement was sustained throughout the

YOUNG PIZZAZZ [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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YOUNG PIZZAZZ Only six, but swinging a flag-waving, hip-swaying Lee Jun Xiang, 6, letting the rhythm get to him. Three's a company mechanic Jimmy Wong, 31, making it al in the famly with wife Sophia, 30, and 2 1 /2-year-old son, Reuben. Never too young to boogie seven-year-old Azri bin

Riding high on wave of revelry [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Riding high on wave of revelry Going overboard skateboarders and their fellow revelers in high spirits and partying mood. Hand-standing ovation a daring young man breakdancing to the beat and the applause of his appreciative audience. Action Kne a chain of youths having a food time doing the "elephant walk"

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The Sunday Times VIEW

Give baby love room to bloom [ARTICLE]

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Give baby love room to bloom SOME parents' anxiety hit a high note the other day when they heard messages on the radio which unabashedly declared their senders' love for another, because these were sent by listeners as young as children in upper primary school. These parents felt that Singapore

25 YEARS AGO [ARTICLE]

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25 YEARS AGO What The Straits Times reported on Aug 25, 1964 WASHINGTON Administration officials have moved to counter unfavourable reaction to a Central Intelligence Agency document indicating that victory may not be possible in South Vietnam. The report said: "The counter-guerilla effort continues to flounder, partly because of the

Who needs fancy pants? [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Who needs fancy pants? Honesty is the best policy. So renowned American architect PAUL RUDOLPH will only say he loves our Benjamin Sheares Bridge The influence of Paul Rudolph, widely regarded as the foremost American architect of the 1950s and 60s, is being debated today. Admired as an old maestro

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Bright clays are ahead, says the Owl to the people [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Bright clays are ahead, says the Owl to the people Tan Sai Siong The new rules on immigration and the retrofitting of HDB estates would put a solid plank of additional growth averaging 2.5 per cent under the 4 to 6 per cent already forecast A FRIEND of mine the

China's salvation could lie with the NIEs in Asia [ARTICLE]

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China's salvation could lie with the NIEs in Asia Mike Yeong For Beijing, Asian countries, particularly the newly industrialising economies, could act as a sieve through which Western technology and know-how would continue to filter into China but minus Western bourgeois values CHINA, in the aftermath of the bloody crackdown

Send hard cases to a Devil's Island [ARTICLE]

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Send hard cases to a Devil's Island Ruth Limmer Why pay for the upkeep of lawless, violent people? Banish them to a cold, distant, uninhabited colony for criminals. ENOUGH statistics, okay? Let's just agree that crime, justice, jails, rehabilitation all present mind-boggling problems. Fine, now let's move ahead. We can

The foggiest idea at the beach [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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The foggiest idea at the beach WHEN the two Wong brothers in my office rented a holiday chalet at East Coast Park for the weekend, they naturally invited their parents and six siblings to share it with them. It was a touching gesture, and it proved to be a very

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To MBA or not to MBA? [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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To MBA or not to MBA? Singaporean executives, like their counterparts in the West, especially the United States, scramble for the magic letters "MBA" as a passport to the top of the corporate ladder. What exactly does a manager study through a Masters in Business Administration course and how influential

RK can continue, but as optional subject [ARTICLE]

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RK can continue, but as optional subject LETTERS I Religious knowledge IN your recent report (GPC's reasons for scrapping religious knowledge not at odds with its proposal, The Sunday Times, Aug 11) about the public-dialogue session covering the teaching of RK in our schools, Mr Sat Pal Khattar, from the

RACING

Iron Man has strong claims [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Iron Man has strong claims Ron Teo By SINGAPORE PREVIEW LAST-START winner Iron Man, who is vying for a berth in the $100,000 Pesta Sukan Cup next Sunday, can be backed with confidence in Race 6 at Bukit Timah this afternoon. Three weeks ago at Penang, the four-year-old New Zealand

MUDLARKS [ARTICLE]

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MUDLARKS RACE 1: Indomitable. RACE 2: Pearl's Bay, African Boy, Silent Knight. RACE 3: River Jordan, Toppan Show. RACE 4: Americo 11, Khaluiz, Ruby Kid, Toshin. RACE 5: Ma-Cherie. RACE C: Gasing, Iron Man. RACE 8: Dragon Year 111, Shatin Lad, Smooth As Silk, O'Darling, Entertainment XI, Bestest. RACE t:

WHAT THE TIPSTERS SAY [ARTICLE]

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WHAT THE TIPSTERS SAY lace Frederick Quek Ron Teo Ten Thean Loon Denny Khoo Martin Tey 3M__TABtE 3MNMTAB_ 9 SKYER TONGUE 6 S EMULOUS I BMJNN6 1 7 ASTERtX 1 BALDING 4 LUCKY VENTURE 3 INOOMITABLE 4 LUCKY VENTURE 4 LUCKY VENTURE 6 S EABULOUS 3 fNOOMITABLE 4 S_f»«__U 7

TODAY'S SINGAPORE RACE CARD [ARTICLE]

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TODAY'S SINGAPORE RACE CARD Best bet: KHALUIZ (Race 4) Best outsider: SMOOTH AS SILK (Race 8) Going forecast YIELDING DAPC "I 145pm CLASS 4 DIVISION B: 1,200m short course nMvC I RATINGS IV 73-57 STAKES $20,500 1 29 BALDING 57 (73) VeluOwner 4ag +4.5 (1200m). Trailed home 9th of 11

Ismadi resumes a winner [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Ismadi resumes a winner SINGAPORE ROUND-UP I FOUR-DIGIT DRAW Aug 19th 1989 FIRST 9092 SECOND 1806 THIRD 3159 STARTERS 3821 3540 5642 3730 8674 2627 1710 7138 5443 6961 CONSOLATIONS 5835 1688 9103 8358 0612 3061 9810 2301 4382 3200 JOCKEY Ismadi Ismail celebrated his return to the saddle after

Nasir gets three days [ARTICLE]

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Nasir gets three days APPRENTICE T. Nasir was suspended three race days effective from tomorrow for careless riding yesterday. The stewards ruled that approaching the 400m in Race 9 he permitted Ribbons For Us to shift in when not sufficiently clear of Eastern Collection, causing horses who were following to

YESTERDAY'S SINGAPORE RACE RESULTS [ARTICLE]

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YESTERDAY'S SINGAPORE RACE RESULTS RACE 1 CLASS 4 DIV G 1,200m 5 TRYMEBEST ■52 (16 5) I Azhar (3) 1 1 1 8 COLOUR MY WINGS 48 5 (XXXXX) M Gopal (7) 3 3 2 2 BOSS* 55.5 (33 10) M Mchtawa (4) 2 2 3 6 TOP GUNS 50.5

SCORES AND STATISTICS [ARTICLE]

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SCORES AND STATISTICS ATHLETICB Berlin Grand Prix Men's IMm Ist oeriea: 1 Lee McNeil (US) 10.37 2 Bruni Surin (Can). 2nd series: 1 I^eroy Burrell (US) 10.08 2 Linford Christie (Brit) lltm hurdles: 1 Roger Kingdom (US) 13.02 2 Colin Jackson (Brit). 2Mm: 1 Robson da Silva (Bra) 20 28

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Underdogs reckon rivals barking up the wrong tee [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Underdogs reckon rivals barking up the wrong tee GOLF By Tay Cheng Khoon THE Singapore quartet are eagerly waiting for the Games golf championships to tee off at the Saujana Country Club on Wednesday. They are straining at the leash, waiting to bite back at the opposing teams who have

Carrying Samson's Weight [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Carrying Samson's Weight Samson Glmson should be shouldering the major responsibility for Singapore in the Sea Games golf tournament starting on Wednesday, it was therefore a welcome change for him when someone else carried his weight at The Mall yesterday. The elephant ride was part of a Thai exhibition for

1991 hosts Manila to spend almost $12m [ARTICLE]

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1991 hosts Manila to spend almost $12m THE Philippines expect to spend about US$6 million (about $12m) when they host the next Sea Games in 1991. Manila was confirmed as the venue by the Sea Games Federation Council when they met at the Pan Pacific Hotel yesterday. Governor Jose Sering,

Malaysia expect 50 golds [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Malaysia expect 50 golds J. RAJENDRAN By MALAYSIA'S chef -de-mission Kamalul Ariffin expects his country to win at least 50 gold medals, with ace swimmer Nurul Huda Abdullah leading the way with the biggest haul. The Malaysians, who won 36 gold medals in Jakarta two years ago, are banking on

GAMES SNIPPETS [ARTICLE]

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GAMES SNIPPETS COMPUTERS, like humans, are not infallible least of all the one at the main press centre. The machine does not have Malaysian Golden Girl Nurul Huda Abdullah on its list of swimmers, while her compatriot Jason Khoo appears twice. As it turned out, the Brisbane-based Nurul has arrived

A mighty meet that has stood the test of time [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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A mighty meet that has stood the test of time Godfrey Robert kjhkk THERE have been several hiccoughs since the South-east Asia Games (then the South-east Asia Peninsular Games) was inaugurated in Bangkok on Dec 12, 1959. The novel idea of bringing together the sporting populations of South-east Asian nations

Tall order for Wing Cheok [ARTICLE]

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Tall order for Wing Cheok J. RAJENDRAN BADMINTON LAU WING CHEOK has been given a tough task in the first round of the badminton singles competition Thailand's Surachai Makkasasithorn. On form, the going will not be easy for the Singaporean. Surachai staged a remarkable comeback to beat Hamid Khan who

SPORT IN SHORT

Fifa ban Chile as hosts [ARTICLE]

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Fifa ban Chile as hosts The International Football Federation have slapped an indefinite ban on Chile's national stadium in Santiago from staging any international soccer matches following incidents in last Sunday's World Cup qualifier against Brazil. Fifa also said that Chile's World Cup home tie against Venezuela next Sunday must

Offensive plan [ARTICLE]

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Offensive plan Venezuela national coach Carlos Moreno says his squad have "nothing to lose" and will try to surprise Brazil with an offensive game in their World Cup qualifying match at Sao Paolo today. "If we play defensively we will certainly lose by at least 5-0. So we will pressure

'Clean' clause [ARTICLE]

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'Clean' clause Carl Lewis and Ben Johnson's possible showdown in a US$l million 100-metre race after Johnson's ban for steroid use expires in September next year can only take place if it was proven beyond doubt that Johnson no longer used drugs, Lewis' manager Joe Douglas said on Friday.

Broken ribs [ARTICLE]

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Broken ribs Glasgow Rangers manager Graeme Souness cracked three of his ribs when he collided with former Aston Villa player Neale Cooper during training on Friday.

Inquiry [ARTICLE]

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Inquiry Britain's Amateur Athletic Association on Friday ordered an independent inquiry into allegations by Steve Ovett that he was offered money to run against Sebastian Coe in the AAA championships last weekend.

Gooch OK [ARTICLE]

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Gooch OK England batsman Graham Gooch confirmed on Friday that he would be available for the Sixth and final Test against Australia at The Oval next week.

Thai wonder [ARTICLE]

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Thai wonder James Wattana, an unranked 19-year-old from Thailand, caused a major upset in the Asian Open snooker championships in Bangkok on Friday when he beat Britain's world No. 6 Mike Hallett 6-3 in the first round.

Star traded [ARTICLE]

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Star traded Flamboyant Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon, who led the Bears to a Super Bowl victory in 1986, was traded to the San Diego Chargers on Friday for a 1990 draft choice.

Only one spot [ARTICLE]

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Only one spot Spanish clubs gained a fourth berth in next year's Uefa Cup European soccer tournament while England retained only one spot due to their clubs' continued ban from continental competition, Uefa said on Friday.

US in final [ARTICLE]

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US in final The United States gained a berth in the final of the world polo championships in West Berlin on goal difference with a 6-6 draw agaiast Chile on Friday.

Cyclist dies [ARTICLE]

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Cyclist dies Dutch cyclist Bert Oosterboack has died at the age of 32 after a heart attack. Oosterbosch captained the Dutch amateur quartet to the world 10U km time trial title in 1978.

Manager fired [ARTICLE]

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Manager fired Dallas Green, manager of American baseball team New York Yankees, was fired in the first year of a two-year contract on Friday and replaced by Bucky Dent for the i cat of the season.

Plan scrapped [ARTICLE]

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Plan scrapped Holland has temporarily scrapped an identity card system designed to control soccer violence after fans rioted and local authorities warned they could not implement. The plan turned into a fiasco after its launch last weekend.

Players kick the first own-goal of season [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Players kick the first own-goal of season Alan Hubbard khkk khkk WELL, they have kicked off the new season, but even before the first whistle had been blown and the first "Wot, me ref?" uttered in disbelief, the funny old game had demonstrated its unique propensity for kicking itself in

Gilbert ousts Chang in marathon battle [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Gilbert ousts Chang in marathon battle FOREIGN TENNIS CINCINNATI Brad Gilbert beat French Open champion Michael Chang in a marathon quarter-final match on Friday that was halted three times by rain. Chang, the fourth seed, fell to the fifth-seeded Gilbert 3-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 in a 2hr 55min match that

Langer grabs lead [ARTICLE]

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Langer grabs lead FOREIGN GOLF MALMO (Sweden) Bernhard linger edged towards his second Ruropean golf tour victory of the season and automatic Ryder Cup selection with a six-birdie second round of 66 in the PLM Open at Bokskogen on Friday. The 31-year-old West German, who wants automatic selection to the

On top of their worlds

Arturo's dream realised [ARTICLE]

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Arturo's dream realised PROFILE: Arturo Barrios WEST BERLIN A boyhood dream came true for Arturo Barrios on Friday when he became the first Mexican to break a world track record. "I had always had a dream about breaking a record," Barrios said after smashing the world 10,000 metres record. "Tonight

Gillingham equals 200m breaststroke mark [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Gillingham equals 200m breaststroke mark EUROPEAN SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS BONN Olympic silver medallist Nick Gillingham equalled the world 200 metres breaststroke record on Friday to give Britain their second world mark of the European swimming championships. Gillingham clocked 2min 12.905ec to match the mark set in Los Angeles on Aug 3

Barrios shatters 10,000m record [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Barrios shatters 10,000m record ATHLETICS WEST BERLIN Arturo Barrios, of Mexico, setting a blistering pace early in the race, smashed the men's 10,000 metres world record with a time of 27min 08.235ec at the ISTAF Mobil Grand Prix meet on Friday. Barrios slashed more than five seconds off the mark

Jeannie's home win [ARTICLE]

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Jeannie's home win CYCLING LYON (France) Jeannie Longo landed the first gold medal for the host nation at the world track cycling championships on Friday when she won the women's 3 km individual pursuit title. The Frenchwoman won a close and exciting final against East Germany's Petra Rossner by just

Janet's jolly jaunt [ARTICLE]

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Janet's jolly jaunt PAN PACIFIC SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS TOKYO Olympic champion and world record-holder Janet Evans slowed down after a torrid first half but still won the women's 400 metres freestyle in a meet record time at the Pan Pacific swimming championships yesterday. The 17-year-old Californian clocked 4 min 04.53 sec,

Republic's boys will battle for pride [ARTICLE]

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Republic's boys will battle for pride Joe Dorai By ASIAN SCHOOLS SOCCER SINGAPORE, who have virtually no hope of reaching the semi-finals of the Asian Schools soccer tournament, are determined to win tonight's match against Thailand at Jalan Besar Stadium at Bpm for pride and prestige. The Republic's team, faced

TABLES [ARTICLE]

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TABLES GROUP A P W D L F A Pts Thailand 3 3 0 0 12 0 6 S. Korea 3 2 0 19 2 4 Spore 3 2 0 18 5 4 Macau 4 10 3 3 7 2 Philippines 3 0 0 3 1 19 0 GROUP B

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321 Deaths 321 Deaths 321 Deaths [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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321 Deaths 321 Deaths 321 Deaths CHAN KEE TONG 8.8.M. MANAGING DIRECTOR, KING'S SHOE MANUFACTURING PTE. LTD. AGE: 74 passed away peacefully on 18-8-89, 6:05 p.m. leaving behind: WIFE: Llm Alk Chai SONS: DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW: Chan Sen Fock, Jimmy Ong Poh Choo, Ivy Chan Sen Meng Ong Mun Yong Chan Slan

321 Deaths [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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321 Deaths Sardar Ranjit Singh Age 67 Vlllaoa: Dhallsks Passed away suddenly on 17.8.80. For cremation details call XXXXX08 or XXXXX31.

322 Acknowledgements 322 Acknowledgements [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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322 Acknowledgements 322 Acknowledgements f Ths tawHty of Ww laf MOM. LOOK YUEN THONCJ Ago: 81 Departed: 17-8-«« wishes to express their heartfelt thanks a appreciation to all relatives, friends a colleagues tor their kind attendance, assistance. condolences, donations A wreaths during thair recent > berssvsmsnl J Tho family of

323 Condolences 323 Condolences [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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323 Condolences 323 Condolences rWith deepest sympathies A condolences to the family of the late MISS TAN CHEK WEE P.P.A i Who pasted away on 18 August 1989 i From: Directorate Members A Staff of Public L Works Department. Sadly missed by friends A colleagues. The Executive Chairman Hie Straits

325 Requiems [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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325 Requiems ATHMA SANTHI POOJA GOVINDASAMY ARUMUGAM NAIDU Departed 10.8 89 Karumathi Prayers will be hold on 20.8.89 at Blk. 62 Circuit Road #01-2M and Athma Santhi Poo, a will bo hold at Sri Srinivaaa Perumal Temple. Serangoon Road at 11am. on 21.8.89. ATHMA SHANTI POOJA MDM. V. AGAVALLI Departed

323 Condolences 323 Condolences 323 Condolences 323 Condolences 323 Condolences [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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323 Condolences 323 Condolences 323 Condolences 323 Condolences 323 Condolences m With deepest sympathies and condolences to T the former Senior Minister (PMO) MP for Kampong Glam I MR. S. RAJARATNAM on the demise of his heloved wife MRS. PIROSKA RAJARATNAM who passed away on 18th August 1989 FROM £v.

324 In Memoriam 324 In Memoriam [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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324 In Memoriam 324 In Memoriam In Eva* Loving Mamory of MR. K.V. MATHEWB Departed 20 Aug. M Daarly mltsad by balovad wilt. Cfworvfi, granocnitaran wn wna on#a, Mamortal aanrtca at Church of Our Lady, B*mbawang at Spm today. Ood chooses a time for everything A time to plant a

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The Sunday Times Sportsfront

Barlow triumphs over Borwick [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Barlow triumphs over Borwick TENNIS AUSTRALIA'S Russell Barlow not only earned US$lO,OOO ($19,500) when won the Hon-da-Kah Singapore men's Open tennis final yesterday, he also gained revt nge against compatriot Neil Borwick. Barlow, who won 7-6 (7-2), 4-6, 6-3 at the Singapore Island Country Club, had been beaten in straight

SEA GAMES XV KUALA LUMPUR 1989 [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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SEA GAMES XV KUALA LUMPUR 1989 THE 15th South-east Asia Games open In Kuala Lumpur today in the colourful cauldron of the Merdeka Stadium. From tomorrow, the competition in 24 sports begins with athletics. The Straits Times will be there to catch the action in words and pictures. Timesport's team

Golden Grandma out for hat-trick [ARTICLE]

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Golden Grandma out for hat-trick Wilfred Yeo PROFILE by KUALA LUMPUR Anyone meeting Malaysia's Golden Grandmother Pearly Chong for the first time goes away with a lasting impression or a souvenir. Or both. The lasting impression is that of a friendly bowling champion and the souvenir is an equally durable

Keglers kick off war with medal forecasts [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Keglers kick off war with medal forecasts Wilfred Yeo BOWLING By KUALA LUMPUR The war of words is on at the Kent Bow!, where the Sea Games bowling events will begin on Tuesday. The verbal battle started yesterday when the Filipinas, who arrived here the day before, laid claim to

Japan stint for four fighters [ARTICLE]

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Japan stint for four fighters Joe Dorai BOXING by FOUR top Singapore boxers will be sent to Japan for training later this year, a boxing promoter announced yesterday. Dunoo's Promotion, who are organising two World Boxing Council title fights at the World Trade Centre on Saturday, believe Singapore boxers have

Laos back in Games fold after 16 years [ARTICLE]

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Laos back in Games fold after 16 years Peter Khoo FOCUS ON LAOS by KUALA LUMPUR Laos' decision to take part in the 15th South-east Asia Games after a 16-year break will probably be permanent. The head of the Laotian delegation, Mr Thongsavath Praseuth, said they decided to take part

THE LATE NEWS

United crush champions [ARTICLE]

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United crush champions Mai Chester United gave their new owner, property developer Michael Knighton, an immediate return on his £20 million (s6lm) investment yesterday by crushing Division One champions Arsenal 4-1 at Old Trafford on the first day of the new English League soccer season. Last season's runners-up Liverpool had

Germans win [ARTICLE]

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Germans win West Germany retained the Junior World Cup hockey title after beating Australia 4-2 in a penalty shoot-out in Ipoh last night. The teams were 1-1 after extra time.

KL on top [ARTICLE]

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KL on top Kuala Lumpur emerged Group Two champions in the President's Cup soccer competition in Kota Kinabalu when they beat Singapore 2-0 at Likas Stadium.

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TODAY'S EVENTS I ATHLETICS Mobil Marathon 25km Progressive Run (National Stadium West Entrance, 6.30am). CRICKET Dlv 1: IA v SCC (IA), SCC n v SCRC (SCC) Both at 10.30am. Dlv 2: SGS V TT (SCRC, 1.30pm). MOTOR SPORT Castrol Pesta Sukan Motorcross championships (Loyang Ave, 9am). RUGBY SRC U-23 third-place:

TV PLUS

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TV PLUS The Sunday Times, August 20, 1989

When sex mixes with politics [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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When sex mixes with politics Christine Keeler (right), whose affair with a British Cabinet Minister is the subject of a current film, Scandal, is one of many women whose charms have ended political careers. Could a Profumo affair occur in Singapore? And how woulcl the average voter react to a

COVER STORY

Caught in the flesh [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Caught in the flesh JACQUELINE WONG By THE most memorable sex scandals over the past 25 years have had the same ingredient: big-name customers who thought they could get away with their indiscretions until they were found out. However, the politicians involved did not pack more sex appeal than other

SCENE & MUSIC

Around the world with Mehtaand his men [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Around the world with Mehtaand his men What is it like moving the 106-strong New York PNlharmonic from concert haH to concert hall, from country to country? JUMPER FOO calls orchestra manager Allison Vulgamore in New York to find out. The Director ZUBIN Mehta, 52. music director of the New

Untitled [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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TOP OF THE POPS Britain 1.(1) Swing th« Mood live Bunny and the 6.(16) Losing My Mind Liza Minetd Mastermixes 7.(25) Blam* Hon tt» Boogte Big Fun 2.(2) Fronch Klm Lil Louis 8(15) You'r* History Shakespear's Sister 3.(3) Wouldn't Chang* Thing Kyhe Minopie 9 (23) Do tho Right Thing Redhead

TV EYE

Twilight twists and other temptations [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Twilight twists and other temptations KEN JALLEH JR ON*TV IT is past the witching hour in this, the month of the hungry ghosts and the writer is chewing his nails raw to the core, his mind a mirror of the blank computer screen before him. His cholesterol count generated by

Young Life

Hello kids [ARTICLE]

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Hello kids DO YOU often complain about how boring life is or how unexciting things are? Do you constantly want things to happen to you? I suspect television contributes to this feeling of boredom. We compare the exciting events on TV with our daily lives. We go to school or

INGRID KRISTIANSEN:Norwegian marathon runner [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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INGRID KRISTIANSEN:Norwegian marathon runner Women champions SHE is sometimes called the "running housewife" but she shows that competitive sports and motherhood can be combined successfully. She holds various records for distance running, including the fastest time for the women's marathon. She aims to bring this time to below 2 hrs

A beady crab [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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A beady crab There are lots of uses for beads. You can sew them on your blouse, pencil case or shoes. You can also string them together to make an ornament. Tie the crab to a safety pin and pin it to your schoolbag or tie it to a present.

CINEMA

Just the place for film [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Just the place for film Here to scout the region, American film-maker Peter Wang tells JACQUELINE WONG why Singapore can become a regional tinsel town SINGAPORE is opening more than cinema doors for American film-maker Peter Wang. The critically-acclaimed director of A Great Wall and Laser Man was in town

Sweet and sour history of a good-time girl [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Sweet and sour history of a good-time girl TAY YEK KEAK By SCANDAL At Lido and Changi 2 TRUTH can be stranger than a soap opera. Back in the early days of the XXXXX, Britain's Minister of War John Profumo (Jack to all his friends) would visit, in the stealth

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Secrets or Saint Laurent [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Secrets or Saint Laurent This is the face of a genius: the greatest living fashion designer in the West. But there is a dark side to Yves Saint Laurent. And the man who knows more about it than anyone else has had nearly as much to do with his success

STYLE

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Me and my filofax The love affair with filofaxes is gathering steam. JANICE SEAH follows the trail of the aficionados. CALL it a diary, and nobody bats an eyelid. Say "time planner" and the user is viewed with new respect or ragged silly by cynics. Does the filofax user carry

How five learnt the fax of life [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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How five learnt the fax of life KISHORE MOHINANI, the youthful 40-year-old Managing Director and owner of Movitex and Movigraph, a graph and chart company, started using a time planner five years ago. Today, "if I lost mine I would feel somewhat naked. I have it with me everywhere, even

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A fond (mostly) farewell THIS is it the last time you will have to put up with this drivel. Yes, I know. A few of you are weeping, more of you are cheering and most of you are still wondering what in tarnation I have been mumbling about in this

BEHIND THE BINOCULARS [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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BEHIND THE BINOCULARS Well, here he is Don Reeder, and the woman better known to readers of his Spectator column as TLILW (The Lady I Live With). With 36 years of journalism under his belt, Don, 60, has been an editor worth more than his weight in gold. Hired as

Nightmare world of sleep disorders [ARTICLE]

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Nightmare world of sleep disorders Different types of sleepwalking have been identified by doctors in recent years. ERICA E. GOODE of US News World Report describes some of the terrors in the land of Nod and the help modern medicine can offer Sleep eaters wake in the morning to find

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sunday LUNCH Teochew treats GOURMET CHAOZHOI Tang Court, Dynasty Hotel: IMM HONGKONG chefs innovate with Chaozhou (Teochew) cuisine but retain classic dishes like steamed pomfret. Baked lobster in superior tooth and superior sharksfin soup live up to the Chaozhou boast that food should keep its natural flavours as much as

A nose for good lamb [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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A nose for good lamb The Australians are pushing low-odour lamb for delicate souls. MARGARET CHAN samples some barely seasoned chops EATOUT LAMB without the stink is like durian without the thorns. You cannot have one without the other or can you? Two Australian sheep breeders say yes. It is

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Instant jellies: sop to a child LEE GEOK BOI By hjkhjk THEY come in various hues, some pretty, some revolting. But only a child could possibly appreciate the instant jellies and puddings that have flooded the supermarket shelves. Moaned taste panelist Jenny Chak at the end of our session: "My

A touch of crunch [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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A touch of crunch LEE GEOK BOI Just a handful of nuts will turn plain rice into a festive dish, thicken soup, and make an excellent meat substitute, raves kkhk Nuts keep better in the fridge, and taste richer if toasted first THESE days, I buy my walnuts and almonds

Recipes [ARTICLE]

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Recipes 100 Almond Chicken Curry Serves six 1 1.5 kg chicken, chopped into pieces 8 cloves garlic, pounded 2 slices fresh ginger, pounded 200 g grated coconut 1 Tbs tamarind mixed with 2 Tbs water 4 large onions, sliced finely 6 Tbs ghee or oil 100 g almonds, ground 2

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A palace fit for the workers An office version of Louis XlV's palace at Versailles has taken shape in the shadow of its inspiration. PAUL GOLDBERGER describes the spectacular architectural experience. The complex, the most elaborate suburban corporate headquarters in Europe, makes every modern suburban office building look like a

When less tax is bad news [ARTICLE]

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When less tax is bad news PHILIP MOTHA By khjk THE reduction in property taxes for commercial and industrial premises as well as for residential property from July next year may seem like good news but it is not necessarily so. For what is popularly referred to as business property

TRAVEL

Head over hills [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Head over hills Is there respite from the tropical heat beyond Cameron Highlands and Fraser's Hill? LEE 6EOK 801 gives the thumbs up for some cool, lofty alternatives Visitors to Tana Toraja can get to see the unique Toraja tombs over which life-size effigies keep watch. TAKE to the hills

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SWING SINGAPORE 89 SPECIAL EDITION

JUST MAGIC! [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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JUST MAGIC! IT WAS bigger, it was better and it was beautiful. Over 500,000 people the most ever assembled in one place in the nation's history and about twice last year's surprising turnout delivered that ringing verdict for last night's second Swing Singapore celebration. Delighted people of all ages, races

ACTI READY' 6pm-8pm STEADY...

THE CONCEPT [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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THE CONCEPT Wf HAT a marvelous bash it was! Music, dancing, comedy, surprises, glitz and pizzazz they were alfthere in last night's second version of an exuberant street celebration that brought out Singaporeans' wildest partying instincts. Here is every chapter the READY, STEADY phase in the preliminaries and early going,

BLAST-OFF! [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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BLAST-OFF! THE party people were ready long before the party was. All afternoon, eager throngs poured into the Orchard Road area and built up steadily, straining at the barricades. By 6 pm more than an hour before the official kickoff of Singapore's 24th birthday bash, they were all set to

LET'S DANCE [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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LET'S DANCE WHO says 500,000 people packed into one street leaves little room for dancing? Even as the crowd grew in size, the flow of human bodies created little gaps. And close to the midnight hour, in front of Wisma Atria, Mr Ng Hong Ngiap, 22, found enough space to

BOOM TOWN [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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BOOM TOWN hkhk BOOM boom boom. Scream scream scream. It was 9 o'clock, and the Swing Singapore party was really swinging. Hollering was the order of the night to sing, to cheer or merely to communicate to the person standing six inches away as huge speakers belched out a disco

ANY WHICH WAY [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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ANY WHICH WAY There was the boogie, the jive, the twist...and the bangra which was what a 16-year-old Pakistani student (right) holidaying in Singapore wowed the swingers with last night. The bangra, said the student, who did not want to be identified, is a traditional dance in his country.

BODY HEAT [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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BODY HEAT LONG past midnight and the party was still going strong. Sweaty bodies pushed against other equally sweaty bodies, but nobody complained. The revellers just loved it all: the beat, the heat, everything. And when the DJs asked if they were tired, the ever-energetic crowd shouted a resounding "NO!".

HOMEWARD [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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HOMEWARD 1 LOG BOOK I IT was the most amazing performance of the evening the way the police, army and cleaners cleared Orchard Road after the Swing Singapore party as if they had waved a collective magic wand. Right up to the 2 am closing time, thousands of people kept

PEOPLE WATCH

Swing out sisters [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Swing out sisters JENNIFER Ng, (fourth from left) who helps her mother with her chicken rice stall, was at the party with about 40 friends. Jennifer, 17, and a few good "sister" friends were doing their own version of the Orchard Swing. She said: Orchard Swing is very nice. But

Kick, rattle and roll [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Kick, rattle and roll YVONNE Aw, (right) 13, and Debbie Koh, 12, both Secondary 1 students at Dunearn Secondary School were caught partying hard. Debbie said: "I'm not scared of being molested. They won't dare to chee ko (molest) me I'll kick them!"

Reaching out [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Reaching out TIME out to give this young man a gentle pat on the £ead...and BG Yeo reaches out to make contact with Singapore's future To his left is Mr Steven Goh, the Second Vice-Chairman ol the Swing Singapore Executive Committee.

Caught on film [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Caught on film brought along her uncle's video camera. The moment the road was closed to traffic, these friends created their own private space just outside Wisma Atria by forming a large circle. "This may be a very public party, but it is also our special get-together," Dominque said. FOR

Keep on dancing [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Keep on dancing These party animals from Braddell Secondary School moved from one conventional indoor disco to a huge and very unconventional outdoor dance. (From left) Imtiaz Ahmad, 15; Steven Sim, 16; Sam Yang, 15; and Vince Shee, 16, spent their afternoon at a tea dance at Bubbles in Grange

Sexy is special [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Sexy is special Jasmine Chew, 14, (left) and her friend Priscilla, 16, both felt that to dress sexy is to be special. "We also wore short skirts last year and nothing happened," Jasmine recalled. "Wearing real short skirts will make us look sexy, and it also helps us to keep