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PAP focuses on Tang Liang Hong threat [ARTICLE]

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PAP focuses on Tang Liang Hong threat Chinese-stream MPs rap candidate for divisive views' Tang threatens to sue PM, SM WORKERS' Party candidate Tang Liang Hong (Cheng San GRC) has threatenedto sue Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong and Senior Minister Lee Kuan Yew for defamation if they do not retract

Chaos reigns in South Korea... [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Chaos reigns in South Korea THIS could be a scene straight out of the Akira Kurosawa movie Ran (Chaos), except that this is for real. Some 6,000 South Korean workers, marching down a busy thoroughfare in Seoul to Myondong Cathedral in the city centre in protest against a tough new

Uneasy calm in West Java [ARTICLE]

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Uneasy calm in West Java Meanwhile, in the riot-rocked West Java district of Tasikmalaya yesterday, a tense calm reigned as the military imposed a night curfew and sent in more troops, while workers began cleaning up the debris from two days of unrest. See Page 3

No New Year bang for soldiers [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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No New Year bang for soldiers "Good news it's safe to fly over Philippines' army bases during our migration on 1 Jan, 1997!" ■lIWIII ■MMIIMIIMIIIWMMIIWIII MMMIMMIIMII II ■■■IIirWHH— ITH ITMimiM MANILA Philippine soldiers have been warned that they risked expulsion from the armed services if they fired their guns to

Upgrading: PAP sends out open letter to S'poreans [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Upgrading: PAP sends out open letter to S'poreans THE People's Action Party is sending out an open letter to explain the upgrading programme. This issue has emerged as the hottest so far in the election campaign, with opposition candidates attacking the PAP's use of upgrading as vote-buying and threatening people

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Stand up against foreign interference PM Goh: Page 3 More reports: Pages 17-21

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Fujimori widens emergency rule; wins support for stand [ARTICLE]

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Fujimori widens emergency rule; wins support for stand Peru hostage crisis LIMA President Alberto Fujimori has widened emergency rule in Peru and won solid backing from home and abroad for refusing to make concessions to Marxist guerillas holding 103 VIP hostages at the Japanese ambassador's residence here. A special session

N-S Highway has 7 deadly stretches [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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N-S Highway has 7 deadly stretches Malaysia's Civil Defence staff will patrol these parts to help motorists PETALING JAYA Seven stretches along Malaysia's North-South Highway nave been identified as particularly dangerous and motorists using them have been urged to be extra vigilant, particularly during this festive season. Billboards have been

Anson Chan to continue as head of civil service after July handover [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Anson Chan to continue as head of civil service after July handover By Wang Hui Una m Hongkong Correspondent CHIEF Secretary Anson Chanyesterday ac- cepted an invitation from Chief Executive-des-ignate Tung Chee Hwa to continue heading the civil service after the transition to Chinese sovereignty next July. Her acceptance came

Issue of US meddling

Stand up for Singapore against foreign interference, says PM Goh [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Stand up for Singapore against foreign interference, says PM Goh PRIME Minister Goh Chok Tong on Saturday urged Singaporeans to join nim in standing up against foreign interference in domestic politics. Singapore would be "finished" if he did not stand up to the United States when it meddled in the

S'pore Govt has right to offer programme: Jakarta paper [ARTICLE]

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S'pore Govt has right to offer programme: Jakarta paper AN INDONESIAN newspaper has come out in support of the Singapore Government's right to offer upgrading programmes and make pledges to win popular support. Commenting on American criticism of the PAP's strategy of linking voter support to HDB upgrading programmes, Harlan

Reuter report of the US comment that started it all [ARTICLE]

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Reuter report of the US comment that started it all WASHINGTON The United States criticised Singapore Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong on Tuesday for warning voters that their neighbourhoods would become slums if they elected opposition candidates in voting on Jan 2. Mr Goh said on Sunday he would respect

Indonesia's military imposes curfew in trouble-hit province [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Indonesia's military imposes curfew in trouble-hit province West Java riots By Susan Sim Indonesia Correspondent JAKARTA A tense calm prevailed in the riot-rocked West Java district of Tasikmalaya yesterday as the military imposed a night curfew and sent in more troops while workers began cleaning up the debris from two

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In the footsteps of Washington [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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In the footsteps of Washington JAMES Gallagher as George Washington (left) crossing the Delaware River on Christmas Day. The Revolutionary War Crossing Re-enactors were performing the 44th annual replay of the historic crossing in 1776 by the American general, ahead of the Battle of Trenton, one of the first notable

Hoarders left holding Elmo as stuffed toy loses its market tickle [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Hoarders left holding Elmo as stuffed toy loses its market tickle NEW YORK The Tickle Me Elmo market f-r^hai crashed. People selling the crimson stuffed doll on the black market said on Friday that they were not getting more than US$2OO (Ss2Bo) for the toy, which fetched several thousand dollars

Black tea may help keep skin cancer at bay, says scientist [ARTICLE]

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Black tea may help keep skin cancer at bay, says scientist MELBOURNE A cup of tea could become the next weapon in Australia's high-profile fight against skin cancer, according to government scientists who said yesterday that black tea had halved rates of the disease in mice. In a study by

Lebed launches new party in bid for the Kremlin [ARTICLE]

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Lebed launches new party in bid for the Kremlin 'We must become an alternative to both the communists and the present democratic apparatchiks.' Gen Lebed. He claims backing from banks MOSCOW Two months after he was forced out abruptly as President Boris Yeltsin's national security adviser, a confident and defiant

Sydney goes Jurassic [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Sydney goes Jurassic picture. A BALLOON measuring 30 m, shaped like a Tyrannosaurus Rex dinosaur, is maKeuvred into position at the official opening of The Dinosaur World Tour ExHtion at Sydney's Darling Harbour yesterday. The exhibition from CaJSIa features 40 complete dinosaur skeletons. Reuter

Meeting with Clinton the bait for donors [ARTICLE]

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Meeting with Clinton the bait for donors Strategy raised an unprecedented $10m from Asian-Americans WASHINGTON A White House official and a leading fundraiser for the Democratic National Committee helped devise a strategy to raise an unprecedented US$7 million (Ss9.B million) from AsianAmericans, the committee's records showed. This was done party

Where have they gone?

Surfing dog Max stolen [ARTICLE]

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Surfing dog Max stolen LONDON A reward has been offered for the return of Max, the surfing dog, after it was stolen from outside a supermarket while its owner was buying it a steak, newspapers reported yesterday. Mr Pete Bounds, a former captain of the British surfing team, spent the

Misprinted US stamps labelled 'stolen goods' [ARTICLE]

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Misprinted US stamps labelled 'stolen goods' WASHINGTON If the US Postal Inspection Service has its way, one of the country's most recent stamp errors the 160 upside-down Richard Nixon commemoratives will soon disappear from stamp collections across the country. That is because federal prosecutors have branded the misprinted stamps "stolen

US firms find new ways to bar smokers despite anti-bias laws [ARTICLE]

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US firms find new ways to bar smokers despite anti-bias laws NEW YORK The sign at the entrance to Kimball Physics is unambiguous. Smoking is prohibited in the building. What is more, the company's policy and its sign state that people cannot enter the building if they have smoked a

IT,S DARN COLD [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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IT,S DARN COLD Flon the terrier peering out from under her woollen blanket faff on the Feldberg mountain m the Taunus region near Frankfurt on Friday. The weather m Germany is expected to keep between minus 7 deg C and minus 25 deg C for the next couple of days.—

Gold snap grips Europe [ARTICLE]

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Gold snap grips Europe PARIS —Ice formed on «3 Venice Lagoon, Siberian cold threatened the French Riviera with snowfalls and the number of homeless reported dead in Poland, Romania, France and elsewhere rose into the dozens as winter gripped Europe remorselessly. In Italy, temperatures plunged to as low as minus

US regrets France's quitting allied mission in north Iraq [ARTICLE]

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US regrets France's quitting allied mission in north Iraq Baghdad says move shows Paris believes imposition of no-fly zone is illegal WASHINGTON The United States has expressed regret at France's decision to withdraw from a five-year-old allied airreconnaissance operation aimed at safeguarding Kurdish civilians in northern Iraq. A spokesman for

Guatemalan govt and guerillas to sign peace pact [ARTICLE]

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Guatemalan govt and guerillas to sign peace pact GUATEMALA CITY The Guatemalan government and left-wing guerilla leaders will sign a peace treaty today ending the longest-running civil war in Central America. President Alvaro Arzu said on Friday that the peace accord was just a first step towards reconciliation of the

Violence voted as 'Man of the Year' [ARTICLE]

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Violence voted as 'Man of the Year' LAGOS Two Nigerian private newspapers yesterday voted violence as their "Man of the Year", a strange choice as their usual candidates are individuals who have taken major steps affecting tyThis Day and Vanguard newspapers announced that their boards of editors had chosen "Mr

Investors shrug off guerilla action to push stocks up 2.4% [ARTICLE]

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Investors shrug off guerilla action to push stocks up 2.4% Peru hostage crisis MIAMI Can this be right? Peru's stock-market index gained 2.4 per cent last week while rebels of the Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement (MRTA) held 103 people hostage at the home of the Japanese ambassador. In a sign

Scientists find answer to 'why alcohol causes drunkenness' poser [ARTICLE]

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Scientists find answer to 'why alcohol causes drunkenness' poser Reaction between liquor and tatty acids the cause LONDON Scientists believe they have answered a question which has bothered humans for as long as they have been drinking beer and wine why does alcohol make us drunk? The Daily Telegraph, in

WORLD FILE

7 DIE IN STORE BLAST [ARTICLE]

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7 DIE IN STORE BLAST I children and three adults died in an explosion at a northern Mexico candy store that fronted as a clandestine fireworks warehouse, the authorities said t on Friday. Six others were injured in the blast in Monterrey late on Thursday. Reuter

28 HOSTAGES FREED [ARTICLE]

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28 HOSTAGES FREED All 28 foreign crew members' of an oil barge, held hostage since Monday off Eket in Nigeria by port workers demanding pay rises, have been freed by the Nigerian Navy, diplomatic sources said yesterday in Lagos. They were all taken on Friday to the naval base in

EBOLA-VIRUS ALERT [ARTICLE]

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EBOLA-VIRUS ALERT France 1 has revived safety measures for 1 travellers flying in from Gabon on Friday after the WorldHealth Organisation I reported two deaths from the Ebola virus |r in Libreville. Bl Airline passengers were given >f fipformation leaflets on the symptoms of We disease headaches, high Itemperature and

3 KILLED IN COPTER CRASH [ARTICLE]

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3 KILLED IN COPTER CRASH I* Cattle rustlers shot down an army helicopter hunting them in northern Kenya, killing a government official and two army officers, Nairobi newspapers reportedyesterday. A rocket hit the helicopter as it was flying low tracking the rustlers and it exploded on hitting the ground. Reuter

80 TRAPPED IN TUNNEL [ARTICLE]

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80 TRAPPED IN TUNNEL Rescue teams worked yesterday to unearth 80 people trapped in a tunnel in the Caucasus mountains in southern Bussia after avalanches blocked roads in g)e area, Interfax news agency reported. On Friday, some 300 people and their !£0 vehicles were trapped in the 4-km loksky tunnel

MEDICAL KITS STOLEN [ARTICLE]

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MEDICAL KITS STOLEN I Thieves made off with over US$l5,OOO (S$21,000) of US medical equipment intended for a Russian children's hospital, Itar-Tass news agency said on The head of the hospital in Tambov, 500 km south of Moscow, said the losses were discovered when a container sent from Miami was

ROW OVER GANG HITMEN [ARTICLE]

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ROW OVER GANG HITMEN f scandal over Turkey's alleged use of gangsters as political hitmen deepened on Friday after an official testified. Former government adviser Korku t Eken said mobster Abdullah Catli had worked with security officials. Reuter

One phone, prayer books — and an Uzi [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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One phone, prayer books and an Uzi A JEWISH settler, armed with an Uzi sub-machine gun and holding prayer books and a mobile phone, carrying his son past a shuttered Arab store on Friday into a Jewish settlement in the heart of Hebron, the last major West Bank town still

Devotees set for world Islamic meet [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Devotees set for world Islamic meet MUSLIM devotees settling down on Friday near the suburban Bangladesh town of Tongi for the annual Biswa Ijtema or world congregation, said to be the second-largest Islamic gathering after the Haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia. Organisers said the three-day congregation, which began yesterday, was

DATELINE:ASIA

Taiwan star has bypass surgery [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Taiwan star has bypass surgery LEESAN CHOUY All's well for actor who I plays the father m Lee Ang films TAIWAN Acclaimed Taiwanese actor Lang Hsiung (above) was recuperating after a four-hour bypass i operation on Friday, local press reports said. < Lang, the quintessential Chinese father m award-winning Lee

Press club is Hashimoto's bane [ARTICLE]

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Press club is Hashimoto's bane KWAN WENG KIN JAPAN Japanese Prime Minister Ryutaro Hashimoto, who has been harping on the need to reform 1 his country's administrative, economic and social systems, is in despair over the prospect of ever reforming the Japanese media, according to a report by the influential

Take it easy, Aquino tells Ramos [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Take it easy, Aquino tells Ramos LETICIA PEREZ PHILIPPINES: When Mrs Corazon Aquino (above) was President of the Philippines, she was known to balk at unsolicited advice. But this was what she gave President Fidel Ramos on Christmas Day when she visited him in hospital. She told Mr Ramos, who

Draw of the written word [ARTICLE]

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Draw of the written word HO WAH FOON MALAYSIA: Dr Tan Seng Giaw, a national vice-chairman of the opposition Democratic Action Party, is known to be a studious person and a "copycat". The 54-year-old skin specialist, who is conversant in Chinese, Malay and English and is familiar with the Jawi

Working at cross purposes [ARTICLE]

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Working at cross purposes SUSAN SIM I NOON ESI A: Dr Saparinah Sadli's colleagues often allege that she is "sleeping with the enemy". The professor of women's studies and newly-elected member of the Indonesian Commission for Human Rights has been married for 42 years to economist Prof Mohammed Sadli. He

US fears solar flares will hit military communications [ARTICLE]

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US fears solar flares will hit military communications Sun's energy outbursts in year 2000 may also cripple radar WASHINGTON Extreme solarflare activity is expected to begin in March 2000 and will have potential-ly-crippling effects on US military communications and intelligence, according to Defence News weekly. It said in its Dec

Gruesome rumours spark night of violence in Bangladesh [ARTICLE]

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Gruesome rumours spark night of violence in Bangladesh DHAKA Police in a Bangladesh town fired shots and teargas to disperse a mob angered by rumours that municipal sweepers and morgue staff members took bones from unclaimed bodies, local officials said yesterday. The violence in coastal Bhola town on Thursday night

Police club anti-govt protesters in Belgrade [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Police club anti-govt protesters in Belgrade Action comes as European monitors urge go vt to honour election verdict BELGRADE Serbian police attacked anti-government protesters here at the weekend. The demonstrators were cheering a statement by international observers that the opposition had been robbed of victory in recent elections. The announcement,

Domestic-violence law may force some lIS officers to hang up guns [ARTICLE]

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Domestic-violence law may force some lIS officers to hang up guns WASHINGTON A new United States federal guncontrol law is forcing law-en-forcement agencies around the country to search for officers who may lose their right to carry firearms because they have committed domes-tic-violence offences. The nation's basic guncontrol law, on

Palace sees red over ad featuring Diana in leather wielding a whip [ARTICLE]

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Palace sees red over ad featuring Diana in leather wielding a whip LONDON A newspaper advertisement featuring Princess Diana in leather and wielding a whip sparked a protest by Buckingham Palace, which said it violated a rule prohibiting the use of images of the Royal I Family for commercial pur-

Dow soars 14 points to new record high [ARTICLE]

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Dow soars 14 points to new record high NEW YORK Stocks rose modestly on Friday, pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average to a record. Bonds and the dollar also ro»e. > Blue-chip stocks gained as investors snapped up big, well-known issues before the ye^ir-end. The 30-share Dow average soared 14.23

First suspect in Rwanda's genocide trial pleads not guilty [ARTICLE]

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First suspect in Rwanda's genocide trial pleads not guilty KIBUNGO (Rwanda) The first trial in Rwanda of suspects linked to the country's 1994 genocide has opened here with the accused entering a not guilty plea after saying he confessed to massacre charges under torture. Among the 11 counts against him,

Bearing glad tidings for the New Year [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Bearing glad tidings for the New Year picture. YOUNG Romanians dressed as bears in the streets on Friday. Performances of such traditional dances are believed to bring good luck and wealth in the New Year.-" Reuter

Marvel comics group caught in takeover struggle [ARTICLE]

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Marvel comics group caught in takeover struggle NEW YORK Marvel Entertainment Group, the company that brought Spiderman and the Incredible Hulk into millions of homes around the world, filed for protection in bankruptcy court on Friday, a victim of overexpansion and of a bitter fight between two Wall Street takeover

Italian court slams raids against former graft buster [ARTICLE]

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Italian court slams raids against former graft buster BRESCIA (Italy) —An Italian > court has ruled that police raids earlier this month on the home and offices of former an-ti-graft investigator Antonio Di Pietro were unjustified and illegitimate. The court, m the northern town of Brescia, on Friday ordered piles

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Lien Chan may be allowed US stopover [ARTICLE]

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Lien Chan may be allowed US stopover Taiwanese V-P wants to attend inauguration of Nicaraguan President-elect WASHINGTON The State Department said that it was considering a request that Taiwanese Vice-President Lien Chan be allowed to stop over in the United States on his way to Nicaragua next month. Such a

Washington concerned over Jailing of Tibetan for spying [ARTICLE]

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Washington concerned over Jailing of Tibetan for spying WASHINGTON The United States said it was concerned with China's sentencing of a Tibetanborn former Fulbright scholar to 18 years in prison on espionage charges. "The United States is quite concerned" about the reported prison term handed down to Ngawang Choephel, 30,

Russian and Chinese PMs to meet twice a year [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Russian and Chinese PMs to meet twice a year MOSCOW Chinese Premier Li Peng and Russian Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin have agreed to meet each other twice a year to monitor progress on building up relations. Mr Li said that his twiceyearly meetings with Mr Chernomyrdin would "promote trade, economic

Taiwan President sets up 3 new advisory bodies [ARTICLE]

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Taiwan President sets up 3 new advisory bodies One will handle cross-strait relations By Lee San Chouy Taiwan Correspondent TAIPEI Taiwan's President Lee Teng-hui yesterday announced the setting up of new advisory bodies including one on cross-strait relations under his office to follow up on conclusions reached at the National

China to increase retail ventures with foreigners [ARTICLE]

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China to increase retail ventures with foreigners BEIJING China said yesterday that it would expand co-operation with foreigners in the nation's retail sector and that big companies from the US and Europe would be given priority. But the official China Daily said that Beijing wanted to ensure that Chinese firms

Strikes in S. Korea turn violent as workers battle riot police [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Strikes in S. Korea turn violent as workers battle riot police SEOUL Strikes engulfing South Korea turned violent for the first time yesterday as rock-throwing workers backed by students fought pitched battles with riot police in Seoul. Police unleashed barrages of tear gas at about 6,000 workers to stop them

Nissan to launch sale of cheaper cars on Internet next year [ARTICLE]

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Nissan to launch sale of cheaper cars on Internet next year TOKYO Nissan Motor Co would take the lead in selling cheaper passenger cars on the Internet next year, the business daily Nihon Keizai Shimbun reported yesterday. Internet users will be able to buy a car from the comfort of

EAST ASIA FILE

JAPAN'S CHEMICAL ARMS: [ARTICLE]

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JAPAN'S CHEMICAL ARMS: Japan plans to build plants in China to dismantle chemical weapons left behind by Japanese troops at the end ofWorldWarll. Tokyo will propose the idea to Beijing at the first meeting of their joint working group on the subject to be held early next year, Jyi Press

MEN OF THE YEAR [ARTICLE]

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MEN OF THE YEAR Hongkong news weekly Yazhou Zhoukan has named Diaoyu activists as the magazine's Men of the Year, reported Ming Pao Daily News yesterday. It said that despite being ordinary people, the activists had an extraordinary spirit. This Chinese community mass movement's "immense explosive force" had never before

MAYOR JAILED [ARTICLE]

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MAYOR JAILED Pingtung mayor Huang Ching-han has been sentenced to life imprisonment for corruption, Taiwan's China Times reported yesterday. Huang, who was charged together with 12 others in connection with bid-rigging and bribery in several construction projects, was also fined NT$3 million (551.53,900).

MINISTER PENALISED [ARTICLE]

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MINISTER PENALISED China's Defence Industries-Minister Ding Henggao's recent retirement was related to a number of failures in satellite launches, Hongkong's Ming Pao Daily News yesterday quoted a source as saying. Mr Ding, 65, was said to have been replaced by People's Liberation Army Deputy Chief of the General Staff Cao

Hopes rise in Seoul for Pyongyang apology over sub incursion [ARTICLE]

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Hopes rise in Seoul for Pyongyang apology over sub incursion SEOUL Hopes rose in South Korea yesterday that North Korea would deliver an apology over the incursion of a submarine which could ease military tensions on the Korean peninsula. South Korean state radio added to expectations of an imminent breakthrough

Lawmakers call for tighter control of PLA [ARTICLE]

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Lawmakers call for tighter control of PLA They want absolute party leadership over military to be strengthened BEIJING Chinese lawmakers have urged the ruling Communist Party to tighten control over the nation's armed forces, saying new defence legislation was essential to bring law to the military. Members of the Standing

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Number of death-row inmates up in Philippines [ARTICLE]

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Number of death-row inmates up in Philippines MANILA The number of death-row inmates in the Philippines rose 163 per cent this year to 282, the main author of the death-penalty law said yesterday. Of the 175 to receive the death penalty this year, 15 were sentenced this month, including six

Jakarta bans street rallies and convoys in "97 polls [ARTICLE]

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Jakarta bans street rallies and convoys in "97 polls JAKARTA Indonesia has issued a new campaign rule for next year's election, banning the popular street rallies and convoys of previous campaigns, The Jakarta Post newspaper reported yesterday. Attorney-General Singgih was quoted as saying that the regulation, issued on Tuesday, stated

THE DAY AFTER [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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THE DAY AFTER picture. Two Tasikmalaya residents cycling past burnt-out vehicles on Friday, the day after a mob rampaged through the town attacking shops, homes, buildings and churches owned by ethnic Chinese or Christians. The rioting followed reports of alleged police mistreatment of three Islamic religious teachers. Reuter

West Java violence maybe rooted in frustration [ARTICLE]

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West Java violence maybe rooted in frustration Susan Sim Economic woes coalesce with anger against 'police brutality' News Analysis By Indonesia Correspondent JAKARTA Till the mid-80s, Tasikmalaya was a sort of "sleepy hollow", as famous for its high-quality handwoven cloth as for the gentle nature of its people. Nestling in

Cambodian military to enforce ban on timber exports [ARTICLE]

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Cambodian military to enforce ban on timber exports PHNOM PENH Cambodia's two prime ministers have announced that the military will be used to enforce a Dec 31 timber-export ban. Extra control in the border areas was central to the measures the government would use against illegal loggers, they said in

REGIONAL FILE

ASEAN BID [ARTICLE]

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ASEAN BID Myanmar is ready to join Asean as its tariff structure is in line with the grouping's trade-liberalisation programme, a government official said on Friday Ms Theingi Tin, a senior official in the Office of the Myanmar Investment Commission, said about 60 per cent of Myanmar tariffs were in

RAPE CASE [ARTICLE]

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RAPE CASE The Philippine Supreme Court nas rejected the plea of a legislator accused of statutory rape of an 11-year-old girl to quash the charges against him and retract an order for his arrest. The court, saying it has no jurisdiction over the case on Friday, sent the petition of

RELICS SHOW [ARTICLE]

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RELICS SHOW Sacred relics of the Buddha from India will be on display in the Thai province of Nakhon Pathom from today till Febl6in commemoration of Thai Kingßhumibol AduTyadej's 50th year on the throne, the Education Ministry has announced. India agreed to loan the recently discovered relics as part of

TOMB VISIT [ARTICLE]

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TOMB VISIT Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi left her home on Friday for the first time in about three weeks to visit her mother's tomb on the eighth anniversary of her death. A statement from military intelligence in Yangon, received in Bangkok, said that she was accompanied by

Thai central bank wants $2b in spending shelved [ARTICLE]

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Thai central bank wants $2b in spending shelved But military to press ahead with purchases BANGKOK The Bank of Thailand has said that plans to spend 40 billion baht (552.2 billion) on weapons, airliners and unnecessary infrastructure projects must be shelved if the government is to implement an effective austerity

Thai juvenile crime wave blamed on amphetamine use [ARTICLE]

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Thai juvenile crime wave blamed on amphetamine use BANGKOK Thailand is experiencing rapid growth in juvenile drug addiction and crime due to increasing amphetamine use. Drug-addiction rates for youths aged between 15 and 25 especially for amphetamines have increased dramatically in the last few years, said Mr Pinyo Thongchai, an

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MALAYSIA

Hopes fade for 200 lost in Sabah storm [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Hopes fade for 200 lost in Sabah storm Grieving relatives seek only their bodies for a decent burial, says rescuer KOTA KINABALU Hopes dimmed yesterday of finding survivors among an estimated 200 people believed to be still entombed in the debris left by a tropical storm that killed at I*,

Mohamed calls for review of weather warnings [ARTICLE]

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Mohamed calls for review of weather warnings KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia's weather forecasters came under fire yesterday as senior government figures called for a review of the country's weath-er-warning system. Information Minister Datuk Mohamed Rahmat said that many people failed to understand the technical warnings issued. He said: "We have to

Selangor MB is innocent until proven guilty, says Mahathir [ARTICLE]

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Selangor MB is innocent until proven guilty, says Mahathir Muhammad was stopped from leaving Brisbane airport last Sunday with A51 .26 million (Ssl .4 million) in Malaysian, Singapore and New Zealand dollars. Under Australian law, people leaving the u country must declare and justify any amount over A55,000 taken out.

Students in Australia in no danger, says Najib [ARTICLE]

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Students in Australia in no danger, says Najib MACHANG -jffc Education Ministry has received a report from the Malaysian Students Department in Australia saying that Malaysian students are in no danger despite the reported upsurge in anti-Asian sentiment there, said Education Minister Datuk Sen Najib Tun Razak. He said the

MALAYSIA FILE

PROTON MILESTONE: [ARTICLE]

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PROTON MILESTONE: Malaysia's first national-car manufacturer, Perusahaan Otomobil Nasional (Proton), is set to roll out its one millionth unit tomorrow. The guest of honour at the ceremony at the company's plant in Shah Alam will be Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Mahathir Mohamad, the mastermind behind the car project. He

TAKEN FOR A RIDE [ARTICLE]

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TAKEN FOR A RIDE About half the 155 cars stolen in Perak this year were eld, some of over 20 years' vintage, leading police to believe that joy rides could be a prime motive. State Criminal Investigation Department deputy chief Chong Mun Phing said many of the 52 cars recovered

SOLDIERS RETURN [ARTICLE]

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SOLDIERS RETURN The third batch of Malaysian Contingent II troops 305 members, including 15 officers returned to Kuala Lumpur yesterday after a six-month tour of duty in Bosnia-Herzegovina. The previous two Malcon II batches, also comprising 305 soldiers each, arrived home last Sunday and Tuesday. The final batch of 293

EXTRA CLASSES [ARTICLE]

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EXTRA CLASSES Johoris allocating Ms2 million (Ssl.l million) to the state Education Department for additional classes for students next year. Mentri Besar Datuk Abdul Ghani Othman said this was double the amount allocated for this year as the state government felt more students should benefit from the programme. NST

CHILDREN'S ACCOUNTS [ARTICLE]

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CHILDREN'S ACCOUNTS Banks and financial institutions have agreed on common features in children's accounts to facilitate the opening of accounts under the National Savings Campaign. They include setting a Msl (Singapore 55 cents) minimum deposit, with a coin box given to the child opening the account. Interest will be multi-tiered

BETTER PASS RATE [ARTICLE]

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BETTER PASS RATE rate for the Penilaian Menengah Rendah or Lower Secondary Assessment Examination improved by 3.3 percentage points to 53.9 per cent this year compared to 50.6 per cent last year. Education Minister Datuk Serf Najib Tun Razak, who announced the results, said 179,634 of the 332,187 candidates who

Chafe not, there is 'gold' in rice husk [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Chafe not, there is 'gold' in rice husk 4* UNWANTED rice husk that has been transformed into saleable items sujjh as a Roman pillar and a lamp post. These are just some of the things that Bernas Dominals Sdn Bhd in Sfch Alam has recycled from the discarded product. Said

Malaysians can remain at Bangalore college [ARTICLE]

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Malaysians can remain at Bangalore college PETALING JAYA Malaysia and India have resolved a problem caused by a court order over 85 Malaysian students in a medical college in Bangalore, who can now continue their studies ih the southern Indian metropolis. The affected Malaysians, ranging from second- to finalyear students,

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'Open' exams Lighter load [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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'Open' exams Lighter load In this contest, we will fight all the way. 'We are by no means intimidated by the opposition We stand on our record. Our strength is that we will deliver what we promise.' Education Minister Lee Yock Suan (above). More computers I XHIS is what education

Education Minister says: Our strength is that we will deliver what we promise [ARTICLE]

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Education Minister says: Our strength is that we will deliver what we promise Leong Ching Ching By EDUCATION Minister Lee Yock Suan said yesterday that while he may not thump tables and shout loudly, he could be tough. "In this contest, we will fight all the way," declared the usually

BG Yeo calls SDP a 'master of distortion' [ARTICLE]

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BG Yeo calls SDP a 'master of distortion' 7 to 10 pm PAP (Jalan Besar GRC): Jalan Besaf Stadium, Tyrwhittßoad PAP (Potong Pasir): Open field bounded by Upper Serangoon Road, Meyappa Chettiar Road and Potong Pasir Avenue 1 ■WP (Hougang): Open field bounded by Hougang (pa Avenue 7 and Upper

PM releases documents, explains why he must be firm with Tang [ARTICLE]

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PM releases documents, explains why he must be firm with Tang PRIME Minister Goh Chok Tong last night released documents which showed that Workers' Party candidate Tang Liang Hong held dangerous views on Chinese language and culture. He explained that it was important for him to be "very firm" with

PAP candidates speak out against Tang [ARTICLE]

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PAP candidates speak out against Tang Workers' Party candidate Tang Liang Hong continued to be an election issue on Day Five of the campaign as several PAP candidates and ministers took him to task for his views on Chinese language and culture. Below is a summary of their views: TWO

English education, religion don't affect duties: Dr Tan [ARTICLE]

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English education, religion don't affect duties: Dr Tan DEPUTY Prime Minister Tony Tan said that being English-ed-ucated and a devout Christian did not matter when he carried out his duties as a minister. Speaking to reporters after a walkabout in Chua Chu Kane yesterday morning, he said: "When we are

Key themes in election contest becoming clear [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Key themes in election contest becoming clear Warren POLL WATCH by Fernandez fHE campaign for the Jan 2 General Election crossed the midway mark last night, and with four more days at the hustings, the key themes on which the contest is likely to turn now seem clear. The People's

PAP veteran Cheng Bock vs 'a nobody' [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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PAP veteran Cheng Bock vs 'a nobody' Joanne Lee CLOSE UP: Ayer Rajah By Here I am a nobody. Nobody knows me.' -Mr Sin Kek Tong(tott). INSIDE the pale blue Hasanah Mosque, the faithful pay more heed to the call to prayer than to the odd campaign lorry winding around

Focus: PAP rallies

Speakers at MacPherson rally focus on Chee's character [ARTICLE]

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Speakers at MacPherson rally focus on Chee's character PAP will win these 3 wards: PM THE People's Action Party is confident of winning the single-seat wards of MacPherson, Bukit Gombak and Nee Soon Central in the General Election, Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong said last night. Giving his assessment at

Special treatment for supporters fair: SM [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Special treatment for supporters fair: SM &VIN& qpecial treatment to those who support you is not unusual, Senior Minister Lee Kuan Yew said last flight. aHe cited thft, National Trades Unionrv^Congress (NTUC) as an organisation wJiich rewarded, members with perks. .aWhen the NwIJC bargains with employers and is successful jn

Confident about West Coast [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Confident about West Coast THE PAP is confident of winning the West Coast GRC as there is little evidence of the Workers' Party's work there and the PAP MPs had served residents well, said Mr Lim Hng Kiang yesterday. The National Development Minister, who was visiting some flats in Clementi

Focus: Opposition rallies

Govt's 'responsibility' to give subsidies for basic medical care [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Govt's 'responsibility' to give subsidies for basic medical care NSP THE National Solidarity Party last night said that it was the Government's social responsi--1 bility to provide subsidies for basic medical care, and that it should not transfer this burden to the people. Party president Tan Chee Kien, speaking at

Nee Soon Central flats: Cheo asks how $50,000 figure was arrived at [ARTICLE]

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Nee Soon Central flats: Cheo asks how $50,000 figure was arrived at TWO opposition parties said last night that they had been told by the authorities to remove their candidates' biodata from their Internet websites. The parties were the Singapore Democratic Party and the National Solidarity Party. Speaking at a

'Don't let Government misuse funds' [ARTICLE]

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'Don't let Government misuse funds' WP THE Workers' Party yesterday urged Singaporeans not to allow the Government to use their money to serve the interests of the People's Action Party. Mr Low Thia Khiang, who is defending his seat in Hougang, made the call at its rally at Yio Chu

Chiam: Important for people to know PAP's national programme [ARTICLE]

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Chiam: Important for people to know PAP's national programme SPP IT WAS important for Singaporeans to know the People's Action Party's national programme for the next fiv* years, Mr Chiam See Tong, secretary/ general of the Singapore People's Party said last night. ,u At a rally in Bukit Gombak, he

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Alcohol abusers in their 20s and 30s on the rise [ARTICLE]

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Alcohol abusers in their 20s and 30s on the rise Chong Chee Kin By KATE (not her real name) was 13 when she had her first bourbon coke at a club. The tall and slim girl, now 19, told The Sunday Times that it was not difficult buying the drinks

SBS bus skids on wet road, crashes into office block [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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SBS bus skids on wet road, crashes into office block AN SBS bus crashed into the wall of Wywy House in Hoy Fatt Road yesterday afternoon, while trying to avoid a car. The driver of the car, a Proton Wira, suffered head injuries. The bus driver and about 20 passengers

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RACING

Raphael Gold gives rivals no chance in clay's feature [ARTICLE]

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Raphael Gold gives rivals no chance in clay's feature PENANG ROUND-UP RAPHAEL GOLD, a galloper imported with the classics in mind, showed his mettle with a runaway win in the Msloo,ooo ($8&,000) Penang Festival Cup over 1,200m yesterday. handsome grey, with Sa*mee Jumaat aboard, improved on his form of last

YESTERDAY'S PENANG RACE RESULTS [ARTICLE]

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YESTERDAY'S PENANG RACE RESULTS RACEI RES TERMS DIVI 1,200m 11 LIGHTNING SWEEP 52.5 (7-6) Cropp (4) 2 2 1 6 PEACE SEEKER 57 c54 (65-1 2) Alias (5) 1 1 2 8 SUNSHINE CITY 57 c54 (28-7) Tal (6) 6 6 3 Others in finishing order: Why Worry 111 (1

TODAY'S PENANG RACE GUIDE [ARTICLE]

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TODAY'S PENANG RACE GUIDE GOING FORECAST: GOOdI Res Terms Div 2 1,200 m Stakes $20,000 1.» Bumper Crop 111 8 (3nzgSH Tan-Auric) Oo 57 2^ 8 Broken Arrow 5 (3nzg HH Lim-ST Yeo) Wan 57 3 Counting Stars 6 (3ag Yeoh-Mahcesy) Doleuze 57 433 Johnny Henry 3 (3nzg Landers-Come On

TIMESPORT SELECTIONS [ARTICLE]

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TIMESPORT SELECTIONS RON DANNY MALCOLM MARC TAN TEO KHOO BASTIANS 6 Race Fighter 8 Steel Knight 8 Steel Knight 3 Counting Start 1 8 Steel Knight 3 Counting Stars 6 ftace Fighter 4 Johnny Henry 4 Johnny Henry 6 Race Fighter 3 Counting Stars 6 Race Fighter 7 Jupiter Prince

STIPE'S REPORT [ARTICLE]

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STIPE'S REPORT RACE 1: Leong Kar Wah replaced Sam Subian, who was certified unfit, on Millionaire Beggar. Sunshine City jumped outwards, carrying Tuff Arch onto Special Delivery. Texan Glory was slow to begin. Why Worry 111 jumped awkwardly. At about the 900m, Great Advantage had to steady from Sunshine City

Chavez may not be around next year [ARTICLE]

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Chavez may not be around next year Malcolm Bastians By PANAMANIAN Oscar Chavez, who has already clinched the jockeys' championship, may not ride on the local circuit next year. The 22-year-old rider's application for a licence in the new season was approved in principle by the Malayan Racing Association at

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OBITUARIES

850 Deaths 850 Deaths 850 Deaths 850 Deaths 850 Deaths [OBITUARY + ILLUSTRATION]

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850 Deaths 850 Deaths 850 Deaths 850 Deaths 850 Deaths HEAH SWEE LONG Age: 89 passed away peacefully on 28-12-1996. Wives: (Lim Siang Huay, deceased) Goh Hong Ngor Goh Siang Ngor Sons: Daughters-in-law: Grandsons: Heah Huang Sean Chia Boy Hong Heah Kwang Le Heng Choon Ngee Heah Hang Seng YeoJooKiow

850 Deaths 850 Deaths 850 Deaths 850 Deaths 850 Deaths [OBITUARY + ILLUSTRATION]

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850 Deaths 850 Deaths 850 Deaths 850 Deaths 850 Deaths 1 1 QUAH SWAY CHOK 1 1 Age 72 I I Passed away peacefully on 27/12/96 leaving behind I I WIFE TEO CHOU ENG I I SONS DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW: QUAH TIONG LEONG ONG Al LING QUAH TIONG HWEE NG BUAY HENG

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OBITUARIES

880 Deaths 850 Deaths 850 Deaths [OBITUARY + ILLUSTRATION]

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880 Deaths 850 Deaths 850 Deaths /am the Resurrection and the Life. Whoever believes in Me Will Live, even though he dies; and whoever lives and believes in Me will never die. John 11:25:26 SOH YOKE PECK Age: 67 was called home to be with the Lord on 28 Dec

852 Acknowledgements [OBITUARY + ILLUSTRATION]

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852 Acknowledgements The Family of The Late ONG PENG HENG wishes to express their heartfelt thanks and appreciation to all relatives, friends, pastors, church friends, doctors and nurses (TTSH Ward 42) for their kind attendance, prayers, condolences, assistance, donations wreaths during their recent bereavement.

852 Acknowledgements [OBITUARY + ILLUSTRATION]

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852 Acknowledgements The Family of th« Late SIM LIANG HOW Departed on 24-12-96 wish to express their gratitude to all relatives and friends for their kind assistance, attendance, condolences, wreaths and generous donations during their recent bereavement.

856 In Memoriam [OBITUARY + ILLUSTRATION]

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856 In Memoriam JULIE CHEOK Departed: 29.12.93 The years may wipe out many things But this they'll wipe out never. The memory of those happy days. Which we had spent together Always remembered by family and all who lovd har.

856 In Memoriam 856 In Memoriam 856 In Memoriam [OBITUARY + ILLUSTRATION]

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856 In Memoriam 856 In Memoriam 856 In Memoriam YUEN WENG KONG Departed 29.12.9S Although a year has passed the depth of sorrow we cannot tell. Your love remains with us forever. Always missad and fondly remembered by: Father: Yuen Kam Hoi Mother: Cheong Fong Ngan Brother: Alfred Yuen Weng

856 In Memoriam 856 In Memoriam 856 In Memoriam 856 In Msmoriam [OBITUARY + ILLUSTRATION]

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856 In Memoriam 856 In Memoriam 856 In Memoriam 856 In Msmoriam MEMORIAL SERVICE In Loving Memory of Late Venerable Yen Pei, BBM Departed on 10 November 1996 &n loving memory of late Yen Pei, bbm Committee members of the Memorial Service and all related disciples cordially invite all honourable

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SPORT

There is no room for part-time athletes and officials in this era of professional sport [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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There is no room for part-time athletes and officials in this era of professional sport Godfrey Robert looks back at the year in local sport, not necessarily with joy rt ytr i i ■'Athletics: Girls' relay team's brpnze in Asian Junior Championships. Bodybuilding: Mohamad Said Suib (lightweight) and Augustine Lee

Reflections on divine interventions and blabber-mouths [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Reflections on divine interventions and blabber-mouths WILFRED YEO FOR CRYING OUT LOUD 'Gilbert doesn't like anybody, that's not a secret. Gilbert never liked me, thatf s not a secret, either. I think Andre is the same. That? s always been his problem. If you have somebody talking to you like

Trouble, trouble and more trouble in soccer [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Trouble, trouble and more trouble in soccer SPORTS if! FOCUS l ln tsg dg t t 'I told the Executive Committee of my decision this morning. It is my own decision and it is final. The most important thing is not to know when to arrive but when to leave.

ALL ABOUT BOSMAN RULING [ARTICLE]

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ALL ABOUT BOSMAN RULING BELGIAN midfielder Jean-Marc Bosman rebelled against Uefa after he was denied a transfer to French club Dunkirk from Standard Liege in 1990, even though his contract had expired. He sued and the European Court of Justice ruled last December that any player whose contract had expired

EUROPE [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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EUROPE Buzz in England over Euro'96 SOCCER came home to England with the hosting of the European Championship, but it was Germany which ran away with the title. The English set abuzz the nation with some stirring early victories, but their dreams were dashed in a penalty shoot-out loss to

ASIA [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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ASIA Middle-East teams score SAUDI ARABIA won the quadrennial Asian Cup competition, beating host United Arab Emirates in the final after a keenly-contested penalty shoot-out Defending champion Japan, 1-0 conqueror of Brazil at the Atlanta Olympic Games in July, surprisingly crashed out in the quarter-finals, as did 1994 World Cup

AFRICA [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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AFRICA Africans ready to rule the world NIGERIA'S fairy-tale triumph at the Atlanta Olympics, where it defeated Brazil and Argentina en route to the gold medal, only served to reaffirm beliefs that the continent could well rule world soccer in the next millennium. Over 300 Africans played in the top

THE AMERICAS [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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THE AMERICAS Major League enjoys success THE United States, following up on its successful staging of the World Cup finals in 1994 and its performance where it qualified for the second round kicked off its professional Major Soccer League to tremendous success. Crowds of 60,000 and more were not uncommon

A final flourish, but some pros must examine conscience [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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A final flourish, but some pros must examine conscience TAY CHENG KHOON TEE TO GREEN '...AS one who has followed them around Asia without much success to report, it was nice to hear finally of Singapore pros finishing right up or at least near there.' SINGAPORE'S professional golfers ended the

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Gill and Pack pile up points to lead Nets past Pacers [ARTICLE]

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Gill and Pack pile up points to lead Nets past Pacers BASKETBALL: NBA EAST RUTHERFORD (New Jersey) Kendall Gill poured in 31 points and Robert Pack added 22 points and 13 assists as the New Jersey Nets pulled out a 105-94 win over the Indiana Pacers on Friday in the

Thais dominate as local hope Goh false-starts [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Thais dominate as local hope Goh false-starts S. Murali BOARDSAILING By THAILAND'S Arun Homraruen and Phanuthat Ruans swept to the top of the leaderboard in dominant fashion after the first day of races in the Singapore Boardsailing Open off the East Coast Sea Sports Club yesterday. In medium winds, Southeast

Abdul Halim appointed secretary-general of world body [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Abdul Halim appointed secretary-general of world body SEPAK TAKRAW TO MAKE Singapore a sepak takraw superpower. That is the lofty ambition of newly-ap-pointed International Sepak Takraw Federation secretarygeneral Abdul Halim Kader. He hopes to entrench the Republic as one of the premier nations in the fast-growing sport, the 13-nation body

Wong, Nurul for double duty [ARTICLE]

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Wong, Nurul for double duty Santokh Singh By ATHLETICS NATIONAL high-jumper Wong Yew Tqng and woman sprinter Nurulaini Ariffin will take on an additional discipline each for next October's South-east Asia Games in Jakarta. Wong will compete in the 10-event decathlon while Nurulaini will double up as a hurdler. This

Donald hands India crushing blow [ARTICLE]

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Donald hands India crushing blow CRICKET DURBAN Superb fast bowling from Allan Donald payed the way for a comprehensive South African victory over India, which made just 66 in its second innings in the First cricket Test yesterday. South Africa won by 328 runs after Donald, who took 5-40 in

SPORT IN SHORT

Malaysians prove too strong [ARTICLE]

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Malaysians prove too strong THE Malaysian senior sepak takraw team trounced Singapore 3-0 while its juniors won 2-1 in the play-off for the Khir Johari ana Yaacob Mohamad Oscars yesterday. In the junior competition for the Yaacob Mohamad Oscar, the Malaysians, who brought only two regus instead of the regulation

Betting allegations [ARTICLE]

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Betting allegations THE Cyprus Football Association is conducting an investigation into newspaper reports that national team players had betted against their own side in a recent World Cup qualifier. A CFA inquiry is underway into allegations that an unspecified number of international players placed bets on Bulgaria to beat Cyprus

Maleeva to retire [ARTICLE]

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Maleeva to retire BULGARIAN tennis star Katerina Maleeva will retire from the Corel WTA Tour next week, her management company Advantage International said. The 27 year-old middle sister of the three tennis-playing Maleevas won 11 singles titles during her 13-year career and represented Bulgaria at four Olympic Games. Her older

Rams to hold soccer trials [ARTICLE]

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Rams to hold soccer trials S-LEAGUE soccer dub Woodlands Wellington will conduct youth trials today at Blk 367, Yi shun Ring Road The Under-14 trial will be held from 2pm to 4pm with the Under-18 trial to start at 4pm.

SCORES

BASKETBALL [ARTICLE]

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BASKETBALL NBA: Miami 101 Charlotte 86, Cleveland 94 Milwaukee 86, New Jersey 105 Indiana 94. Washington 100 Toronto 82, Portland 102 LA Clippers 98, LA Lakers 109 Boston 102.

CRICKET [ARTICLE]

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CRICKET Australia v West Indies, 3rd Test, 3rd day: Australia 219 and 122 (S. Waugh 37; Ambrose 4-17), Windies 255 and 87-4 (S. Chanderpaul 40). Windies won by 6 wkts. South Africa y India, Ist Test, 3rd day: South Africa 235 and 259, India 100 and 66. S. Africa won

ICE HOCKEY [ARTICLE]

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ICE HOCKEY NHL: NY Rangers 3 Anaheim 2, Dallas 6 Boston 4, Toronto 3 St Louis 2, Phoenix 7 Vancouver 4, Philadelphia 6 Edmonton 4.

THE LATE NEWS

United in second spot [ARTICLE]

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United in second spot MANCHESTER United moved into second spot behind English Premiership soccer leader Liverpool, following a 1-0 win over Leeds yesterday. United is level on 37 points with Arsenal, which drew 2-2 with Aston Villa. Results: Arsenal 2 Aston Villa 2, Chelsea 2 Sheffield Wednesday 2, Coventry v

Selangor's Cup on penalties [ARTICLE]

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Selangor's Cup on penalties SELANGOR retained the Malaysia Cup when it defeated Malaysian League soccer champion Sabah 5-4 on penalty kicks in the final at the Shah Alam Stadium yesterday. The teams had been deadlocked at 0-0 after extra-time.

IT'S TWO-OUT-OF-TWO FOR SINGAPORE RUGBY [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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IT'S TWO-OUT-OF-TWO FOR SINGAPORE RUGBY Juniors outclass Malaysians SINGAPORE crushed Malaysia 29-0 (two goals and three tries) in its annual rugby Friendship Shield match at the School of Physical Education field yesterday. Played in a light drizzle, the Under-23s ran riot over a smaller-built and less-organ-ised Malaysian defence. Except for

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1 TODAY'S EVENTS I BASKETBALL SBL Tiger Beer Challenge: Typhoon v Prince (Geylang Indoor Std, Bpm). BOARDSAILING Singapore Open (East Coast Sea SC, 11am).

SUNDAY REVIEW

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Cover Story

Moving men and mountains at Three Gorges [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Moving men and mountains at Three Gorges 1992: Parliament approves project, resettlement begins. 1994: Construction starts. 1997: Completion of diversionary channel and closure of Yangzi. 1998: Building main section of dam. 2003: Final phase; first stations start generating electricity. 2009: Project to be fully operational. From Page 1 So fierce

Yichang: Hydropower city of China [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Yichang: Hydropower city of China YICHANG is the birthplace of the poet and martyr Qu Yuan, who is honoured every year by the Chinese community worldwide during the Dragon Boat Festival. Yichang is abuzz with activity to establish itself as China's "Hydropower City". In fact, hydroelectricity has given the city

Resettlement message top priority [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Resettlement message top priority "RESETTLEMENT hand in hand with development", is the message being pushed by officials in charge of relocating some 1 .2 million people affected by the Three Gorges Project. Resettlement is given top priority, with Premier Li Peng calling it the touchstone for the success or failure

Viewpoints

The Sunday Times [ARTICLE]

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The Sunday Times I Televising the kampung spirit *JCAMPUNG TV, Tampines' community television, is *>n innovative idea that should reinforce its communi<£n spirit by offering residents a new way of looking at surroundings and themselves. Anonymity is not Jjjfnly a fact of urban life, but paradoxically, it grows the greater

25 years ago [ARTICLE]

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25 years ago On this day A TOTAL of 4,713 science graduates and 2,451 engineers will be needed m the next decade to ac- commodate further i growth m Singapore's inj dustries. In addition, 21,375 technicians will be needed m the industries for the same period. These projected figures for

Larger GRCs have made opposition improve quality of candidates [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Larger GRCs have made opposition improve quality of candidates IF A week is a long time in politics, three months must seem like an age. And what a difference that period has made to the reaction to the policy of expanding Group Representation Constituencies from four to as many as

Cantonese squawks mix with Mandarin screeches [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Cantonese squawks mix with Mandarin screeches HAVING spent nearly four months in Hongkong, I can now order for myself a Sausage McMuffin from McDonald's in Cantonese at last. It is a big relief. No more will I suffer the slings and arrows of outraged scorn and cold stares. When I

Money on Sunday

Asian-role doubts over Brierley's Fairfax play [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Asian-role doubts over Brierley's Fairfax play Brierley *s South-east Asian investors unlikely to be prime movers in taking over major piece of A ustralian media, reports FLORENCE CHONGfrom Sydney Analysts are openly questioning Brierley 's strategy for a number of reasons, not least of all, the high price. MEMBERS OF

Careful planning can help cut your business tax burden [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Careful planning can help cut your business tax burden CHENGWEI LIANSOOSEE and EFFECTIVE tax planning ca*n improve your bottom line and relieve cash-flow problems during the initial years ofyour business operations. Jt is therefore always advisable to conduct a year-end review ofyour business operations with your accountant to consider how

Profile

Is terrorist leader a 'vicious killer'? [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Is terrorist leader a 'vicious killer'? Peru 's most wanted man has planned many kidnappings and outrages while giving his Marxist organisation a Robin Hood image 7 was surprised by his level of sophistication. Mr Manuel Romero Caro, freed hostage THE leader of the Marxist guerillas holding the hostages in

Focus

It's home, sweet home, despite the drawbacks [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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It's home, sweet home, despite the drawbacks Filipino professionals are beginning to go back Philippine Correspondent NIRMAL GHOSH reports on the factors that draw them home. 'The most important thing is intangible. In the US I always felt like a tourist, here I feel there's no place like home. DrMarkCua,

The best and brightest go back as new opportunities open up [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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The best and brightest go back as new opportunities open up 'They feel better about going back to Manila because it's home. Ms Candace Claraval WITH the Philippine economf in its third year of growth and hitting a tigerish stride with a 7 per cent gross national product surge this

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305 BMW For Sale 4/93 5201A 24 valve. 1 owner. Like new, 60,000 km. Leather seat, OMV $47K, $129K neg. 734-2002 8/82 BMW 315 3-dr. Full accessories. COE 1/2002. Downpayment $4500. Loan 4 yrs. 280-7155 '82 BMW 318 (SCA, nice no.). COE 12/2001. Beautiful cond. $18,900. 2nd owner. XXXXX13 '87/

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313 Ford For Sale IST PAYMENT $6200. $48^90 1(V90 Telstar 2.0 auto. PARF $29 4 dr. S/rims. 2 owners. Tax 3/9 Lot 72 Kallang Auto. Offer 3 dai 2/89 ft 2/88 FORD Laser 1.3G 5 door. Hatchback. Full access ries 100% well kept. $16,900 $25,800 0.n.0. Easy loan. XXXXX9 EARLY

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316 Honda For Sato 1 1 1 1 8/89 HONDA CONCERTO. Auto. 2 owners. Tax 4/97. Original condition. $30,800. Pg. XXXXX662 5/92 CIVIC ESi auto. 2 owners. Tax 4/97. Maroon. Nice no. plate. Tip top cond. XXXXX26 Tely Auto. 8/88 HONDA CIVIC IS GL. F/auto. Beautiful white. S/rims. Tip-top cond.

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349 Other Makes For Sale 1 OWNER. 7/'B9 Lada Samara. O«"pfeciation $117 p/rnWi. $1800 deposit Pg. XXXXX-53CPoh. 1877 MORRIS MINI, Shop Front, Mrims., bucket seats, aircon. Must view! Pg. XXXXX714 2-UNITS LADA 3-dr. 5-dr. Fully modified with warranty. Tip top c*hd. Call XXXXX06/ XXXXX472 4f91 LADA S/WAGON. 1.5, deiwopayment $2500,

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391 Vans For Sale 8/'B3 DAIHATSU 880 Van. COE paid. New tax paint. Aircon. Hifi Downpayment $1800. Call XXXXX11 '79 DAIHATSU VAN. COE 6/2000. Tip top cond. $2500. Lot 22 Aljunied Used Car Ctr. 8/'94 TOYOTA HIACE diesel 5 door. White. Like new cond. Loan avail. XXXXX26 Tely Auto. '81

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404 DO9-10 Orchard/ Tanglin/ Holland PTE APTS Rent D.09 (NEW) RICHMOND Pk. 1259 sq.ft. Bright. High fir. 2+l. S/pool. Gym. Children's playground. Tennis Ct. Behind Paragon. Walking distance to Orchard MRT. P/furn. Immed. Rental $7400. Call: 3444-759/ 9-XXXXX62 F&W. D.IO BALMORAL CONDO. Exclusive low rise apt. 3+l bdrm. Bright spacious

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410 Dl 5-16 East Coast PTE APTS Rent D.16 THE BAYSHORE. High fir. 2 bdrms. 1000 sq.ft. Full facilities. $4.3K. Gateway XXXXX710 D.16 THE BAYSHORE. Open hse. 2-6pm. Twr. 1A #03-03. 2 rms. Fountain view. Tel. XXXXX49. D.16 THE BAYSHORE 2/3 rms. Reasonable rent. F/furn./ aircon. Good view. XXXXX340 Malpore

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424 Service Apts 424 Service Apts BRAND NEW FURNITURE, FULLY AIRCON, MEALS, LAUNDRY, GUARDIANSHIP CAN ARRANGE FOR TUITION UPPER THOMSON, NEAR THOMSON PLAZA CONTACT TELEPHONE: 454-1661 426 Rooms For Rent 440 DOl-08 City South West INDIAN TENANTS others HOUSES Sale Rms. avail in all dist. With/ with- SSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS out cooking.

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445 DO9 10 Orchard/ Tanglin/ Holland HOUSES Sale D.lO Holland Rd. Vicinity Majestic Nao Classical 2/Storey Bunglw. Land 12,000/ Built-in 7850 sq.ft. 9+l rooms 1 Basement Home Theatre Only 2 years old Inground pool, koi pond, natured garden autogate Only $8.5M Sola Marketing Ag«nt Challenger Properties Willy Wong Pg. XXXXX234

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.---141 DOl-08City 441 DOl-08 City 441 DOl-08 City 441 DOl-08 City 441 DOl-08 City 455 Dl2-14 Balestier/ 460 Dl5-16 Ea.l l Coatt 460 Dl5-16 Ea.l TCoart 460 Dl5-16 i Ea.l Coart P 460 Dl5-16 Eart Coart <-00, .South-west South West South-West South West South-West Macphemon/ Geylang HOUSES Sale HOUSES Sale

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CHILTERN DR. BRAND new 2 storey bunglw. Land 5200/ 4200 r: r~ KF W VAT F TOT TFf TIOIV :ondition. $1.3M. 9-XXXXX34 DW. I Prestige 3-Storey Terrace/SemiDetached/Bungalons j^>i___i^ _?^i _r" 1 _fm #T tTj v TTT"I Mps_F^7^3_^^mß!^ V-^JB._ V_r_ JLJR_/-B_r If J Jo I 111 r^PwV_M_oJw_n____G_!w. It m ||l I

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460 Dl5 16 East Coast HOUSES Sale D.16 SALAM WALK 2 storey »emi-d. 3900/ 24Oft-eq.ll. 3+2 rms. Immaculate cond. Near MRT/ food ctr. Hurry! Pg. XXXXX766 HSR MERA TERRACE INTER. F'hold. Hse. noj.lol Seagull Walk. 4+l rm. Z All attached bath. Viewing 2:30--s:3opm. Contact owner: 9314-2074 2 OPEN H'SE MERA

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461 DIB-16 East Coast PTE APTS Sale aaaasss—— The best unit in AVILA GARDEN Brand new, 3+l, f/furn. with premium quality furniture fittings D.16 TANAH MERAH Mans. Spacious 3500 sq.ft. F'hold. 2-sto-rey. 4 bdrms. apt. F/aircon. Designer unit/ twin balconies. Near MRT/ food/ sch. Valued for money at $1.65M 0.n.0.

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~465 017-18 Changi/ 465 Dl7-18 Changi/ 465 Dl7-18 Changi/ 465 Dl7-18 Changi/ 465 Dl7-18 Changi/ 465 Dl7-18 Changi/ Pasir Ria Pasir Ris Pa r Ri» Pasir Ris Ri Pasir Ri HOUSES Sale HOUSES Sale HOUSES Sale HOUSES Sale HOUSES Sale HOUSES Sale The Straits Times Classified PROPERTY GUIDE (PRIVATE RESIDENTIAL)

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470 Dl9-20 SerangooiV Thomson HOUSES Sale SALE BY COURT ORDER NO. 9 JLN. RABU 256 storey semi-detached above road level 3 bdrms., 2407 sq.ft. F'hold, Vacant Possession Auction Sale on 19/12 JLW XXXXX927 ANNIE CHAN D.19 MEI HWAN Rd. Huge d/storey bunglw. Basement s/pool. 6+l rms. 9021/ 4700 sq.ft. F'hold.

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470 019-20 Serangoon/ Thomson HOUSES Sato D.19 OPEN HSE. 2-SPM. 63A FLORENCE RD. 2 yrs. Big 3-storey inter terr. 2280/ 2750 sq.ft. I s+l rms. All attached F'hold. S.E. facing F/renovated/ aircon/ autooate Exclusive yet convenient Bank valued $1.6M $1.65M Urgantl All Offers Welcome SALEASE REALTY NETWORK 9-donoooy 9-XXXXX22 D.19

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475 D22-28West 475 D22>-28 West 475 D22-28 West ft North ft North ft North HOUSES-Sale HOUSES-Sale HOUSES-Sale r SEMBAWANG SEMI-DETACHED Plot size 2688 3019 sq. ft. e Plot size 3927 3650 sq. ft. S^J Plot size 2744 4450 sq. ft. l| KiilliJlZi^jmSljftH^AlSllijii^l For enquiry call Jamesphoon Ell Hp (9) 671

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476 D22-28West North PTE APTS -Sale D.23 PRESTIGIOUS CONDOMINIUM 999 yrs. Serene and convenient location. Spacious 3+l/ 4+l bdrms. Area approx. 1300 sq.ft. above. Marble flooring/ parquet Pool, sauna, playroom, roof terrace. BBQ pits, security, car park. Highly competitive pricing. Foe mofe information pag* 9306-9479. CASHEW HGTS. CHOICE units. 1647

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492 HDB Apts For Sala (Ang Mo Kio) 8 'I' CORNER Pt. Blk. A.M. Kio Ave. 6. High fir. Near mkt./ MRT/ sch./ amenities. Newly renovated. Unblocked. Valuation $435K. Good buyl View to offer. 9-XXXXX14 TP. EXTRA-LARGE 3-RM. +3 RM. (knock through) Blk. 176. Nice renovation. Near scbj mkt. 3

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493 HDB Apts For Sale (Badok/ Chai Chaa) LOW CASHI CORNER 4 NG' Bedok North. High fir. Simple. MRT/ amenities. Genuine offer secures. Immed. regn. Hurry! XXXXX81 agt. 3 NG' BLK. 128 Bedok N. High fir. Unblock/ windy. Mins to MRT. Next to corner. Facing stadium. Near mkt/ sch. XXXXX770

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494 HDB Apts For Sale (Bishan) AVAIL. NOWI 7 Rm. Jumbo. High fir. Best orientation. 5 bdrms. Huge hall access. Split aircon. Open house 3 pm. XXXXX46 C&H BISHAN EXEC. MAIS. (Open house) St. 22 Blk. 261. High fir. No blockage. MRT, amenities. Valued $621K. Owner 9314 4903 CASH SBKI

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496 HDB Aptt For Sale (Bukit Batok) EXEC MAIS. BT. Batok blk. 535. No blockage. Well-kept Price neg. Near amenities. GIC 9500-9908 LOW CASHI 8 'A' Corner b1k.170. well renovatedl Don't Missl UniTrend 735 2711 sole agt 3 "A* BT. Batok Blk. 176. High fir. Renovated. Can contra, all races.

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500 HDB Apts For Salt/ {Choa Chu Kang/ Bukit Panjang, _n. A GUARANTEED LOVE AT IST SIGHT UNIT lit EXEC. MAM. FAJAR RD. 422 Almost sold 111 Attractively priced to sell A Very cosy ST Tastefully renovated Can contra r Very convenient/ near LRT Call today 111 Don't misa 111

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The Straits Times Classified PROPERTY GUIDE (HDB ESTATES) LimChuKang S jig /^^>r^3 'I f/' XS' Bukit Paniang I VAngMo^X /T\_ -T 7 A X" I y7\ i—^^^'l 492 ,J V Pa^rßis/Changi SH I** 6 V) 494 Chu Kang^^^ Tampines/ y 7 808 \ciementi/| C* »16 /->^6o^^^^) IICA >-v 1 i^^i

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505 HDB Apts For Sale (Jurong) EXEC. MAIS. JURONG E. St. 31, mid fir. Renovated, amenities, price neg. Pg. 9-XXXXX09 Fait GOOD LOCATION. 4 *NG" Blk. 105. Jurong East. Renovated. Well kept. Near MRT. 9-XXXXX33 ERA. MRT JURONG E. Biggest mais. 1660 sq.ft. Breezy. New sports complex/ amenities. XXXXX004 CJ

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506 HDB Aptt For Sale (Kallang/ Whampoa) EXEC. MAIS. JLN. Rajah. Blk. 105/ 106/ 108 (6 units). High/ low fir. Renovated. XXXXX742 Mera EXEC. MAIS. BLK. 106 Jin. Rajah. Mid fir. No blocking. Convenient. Price neg. 9319-0998 C&H. PRIME LOCATION 3 "N.G' blk.B Tronoh Rd. marble fir. Valued $193K. Charlie

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512 HDB Apts For Sale (Pasir Ris/ Changi) 4 'A' BLK. 484 Pasir Ris. Move in cond. High fir. Lift level. Unblock. Hurry! XXXXX951/ XXXXX081 Upland 4 'A' PASIR RIS. Beautiful design blk. 421/ 426. MRT/ amenities. Unblocked. $3SOK only. XXXXX322 UFI 4 'A* PASIR Ris. Blk 476. Low cashl

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514 HDB Apts For Sale (Tampines/ Simei) VERY LOW CASH!! Exec. apt. Tampines blk. 427. Low fir. Spacious. Near sch./ MRT/ amenities. Albert XXXXX316 ERA 4 'A' TAMPINES Blk. 162. High fir. Unblock. Renovated. Mins. to MRT. Near shpg. ctr. Valued $318K. Donacrest XXXXX528. 8 "I' Corner Blk. 864A with

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514 HDB Apts For Sale (Tampines/ Simei) 4 'NO' BLK. 158. Tampines. Fuffy" renovated. Near amenities. View to offer. Pg 9594-9677 AR. 4 'NG' TAMPINES Blk. 811. High fir. Brand new flooring. 100% move-in cond. Multiplex XXXXX56/ 4 -NG" TAMPINES St. 21 blk 256. High fir. Amenities. Unblocked. Valued $275K.

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517 HDB Apts For Sale (Woodlands/ Sembawang) 4 'NG7 'S' Blk. 105/ 327 Woodlands. Walk to MRT. S/pool. Amenities. Good buy! 9316-1597 NR 4 RM. MARSILING Dr. Blk. 8 high flr. Near sch., amenities. No blocking. XXXXX722 C&H 4 '87 8 'A' WOODLANDS blk. 337/ 303. F/renovated. Unblocked. Can contra.

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518 HDB Apts For Sale 527 HUDC/HDB Apts (Yishun) Wanted (Rent/ Buy) LOW CASHI 4 "A' corner blk. 1 439. Mid fir. Unblocked. Well kept. fIjPP fIjCTGS PTE LTD Mk.7 pkV amenities. XXXXX181 fW MUST SELL! ASKING at valua LUente Ne: AD 041-XXXXX tion up. Open Hse. 3-6pm at 51

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Sittins pretty: Do American women have more power now? Would 3eese lay a golden egg for Anna Paquin? Community's COmlDdt ■HH^B||HB^HRanderup the wrong stairca^H against K^H^H Two years after it was formed, the Bj^Btt "^M National Council Asainst Drus Abuse, a voluntary body that acts as the link between Government

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Firms roped in to help inmates gain confidence COMMUNITY'S COMBAT AGAINST DRUGS 'We are heading In the right direction, but we aim to do more.' Chairman of the National Council Against Drug Abuse, Mr Urn Hock San CLAUDETTE PERALTA THE report is out and the Minister of Home Affairs Wong

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It's never too late to I, M m \\^vmk\m\^v*\*w\\ liIhUIUU VUUI jUUe the folloiviM pamkage jT% WLILJIm.ILJ Jan 1995 Formation of the National Council Against b 9 9 J W l^ M-ff I Drug Abuse Choose from 72 Career Opportunities. Send for fre fects. Get your Career purchase CO mes

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You can now take your wife to Keong Saik Road Old-fashioned stirrers, homemade fruit juices TONG AH EATING HOUSE 36, Keong Saik Road. Tel: 223-2864. Built in 1939, this triangular coffeeshop at the junction of Keong Saik and Teck Lim roads is popular with taxi-drivers and businessmen alike. It has

Furnishings for retro-lovers [ARTICLE]

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Furnishings for retro-lovers THE JOHN ERDOS GALLERY 32, Bukit Pasoh Road Tel: 220-8636 Housed in a tow of shpphouses which won an Architectural Heritage Good Effort Award two years ago, this furniture and home accessories shop is a retro-lov-er's dream come Jrue. Antique pieces from India < and Indonesia are

How happy are US women with their so-called clout? [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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How happy are US women with their so-called clout? It was the women who put Mr Bill Clinton in the White House again. And both political and business elites jostle to cater to them. But do American women really have more power now? STEVEN HOLMES THREE years from the end

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What it's like to have a little genius in the family JOANNA COLES It's 9,192,631,717 cycles of radiation, corresponding to the transition between the two hyperfine levels of the ground state of the caesium 133 atom!' Ruth Davies on the definition of a second HELLO, would you like to know

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If you can't beat the big video stores, be nice 'We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone or to terminate any account at any time for any reason. The management/ A sign on the wall at Kim's Video, Two Boots' chief competitor ADD this to the list of

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Kl M O L U B B^ Hkl presents ■Kw NEW YEAR'S EVE CARNIVAL 96 1996 HAS BOUGHT US SOME OF THE BIGGEST AND BEST PARTIES TO DATE. USHER IN 1997 WITH THE WILDEST YEAR END CARNIVAL! WE ARE OPEN 'TIL 4AM! PARTY WITH GUEST DJ LISA LOUD (UNITED KINGDOM).

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Istanbul has palaces, castles and 4,000 shops under one roof 'We suffer from an identity problem. Many Europeans tend to see us as Orientals, while most Asians regard us as Europeans/ A Turkish guide LAM PIN FOO IF YOU have a keen interest in history and ancient monuments and would

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Squeals for pigs in a blanket What trendy New Yorkers are eating, wearing and drinking in party mood and festive fare 'TIS the season for year-end thirties. Tradition notwith■standing, each year sees new •Crpnds for party-goers the world over. 0 This is what New Yorkers some of the world's trendfftSßt

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Ringing in the new year with an old-fashioned tipple IS THERE a place on today's New Year table for eggnog? Decadent, possibly danger- bus eggnog? Can eggnog be made safe for the world? This mixture of eggs, cream, sugar and rum or oth- «ff. spirits, a 200-year-old American adaptation of

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Welcome 1997 with James Bond guns, music MAGDALENE LUM I BITES USHER in the New Year James Bond-style at Siggi's Restaurant at The Beaufort in Sentosa on Tuesday night. The eatery is holding a Goldfinger New Year's Eve Extravaganza, featuring a Goldfinger Gala Buffet Dinner with Maine lobsters, live Atlantic

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THE Y IN PICT EAR URES Singapore 1996 Picture by Picture by Picture by -Picture by Picture by Picture by Picture by Picture by Picture by Picture by i •Picture by Picture by Picture by Picture KISS AND TELL (above): The wedding of soccer darling Fandi Ahmad and South African

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Geese may lay a golden egg for Paquin The Piano's award-winning young actress hopes her career will soar again, while jealously protecting her privacy TWO years after her Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in The Piano, 14-year-old Anna Paquin is hoping her new film, Fly Away Home, will send her

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THEATRE XIN YUN '97 Victoria Theatre. Sat: 8 pm. Drama, darices, cross-talk, Chinese orchestra and songs staged by National University of Singapore Chinese Society. Tickets: 10 and $1 2 from The Substation (tel: 337-7800) or page Shufang on 959 1-8045. JIGSAW PUZZLE Drama Centre, Fort Canning Rise. Fri nest Sun:

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