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the new paper FRIDAY, MAY 9, 1997 I MfTA(P) 064/P4*7 60 CENTS A

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0 Tenants yak, but landlord claims prize worth at least $20,000 OptJ) Actress Vivian Wu: "I did it because nudity was my biggest fear as an actress, and I had to challenge it" on her role in the Pillow Book (above). Singapore Press Ho/dings

THENEWSTODAY

Give me a break [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Give me a break After 16years, Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Mahathir Mohamad said he would be taking a two-month holiday beginning May 19. This has led to speculation that Dr Mahathir, 71, is either sick or is planning to retire. But judgingfrom his remarks it looks like he

FIRST TIME [ARTICLE]

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FIRST TIME DATUK Seri Anwar Ibrahim, 50, will act as Prime Minister for the first time. Analysts note Dr Mahathir did not allow former deputies, Datuk Musa Hitam and Tun Ghafar Baba, to act as prime minister when he took short leave then. Some press reports said Dr Mahathir's move

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Leisure Showtime: Pages 46,47, 48 51 TV: Page 52 Movies Guide: Pages 43. 44 45 Comics: Pages 38 39 GIVE YOUR HAIR A NEW LEASE OF LIFE I I r )ih Hair loss? Thinning hair? Damaged hair? Premature greying? Scalp dermatitis? Dandruff? Jl m Anniversary Sales Our caring hair therapists

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No one wants to hang out with me [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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No one wants to hang out with me B > -Q T3 Q) L. O M C O CL </> </> 0> o> a a. 4> -a ■4J -M a a> -p I'M a 13-year-old who has some problems. First, I don't feel accepted at school. Everyone I know hangs

jUsT Be your self [ARTICLE]

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jUsT Be your self CHARLENE: Don't try to be accepted by that group of people. If they don't accept you for what you are, they aren't good friends. Always be yourself, and let people admire you for that. Try to socialise more, and expand your circle of friends. About your

I fear I am about to fail [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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I fear I am about to fail I have big trouble! I'm in Secondary one and my mid-year exams are coming up. This is the first time I'm sitting for eight subjects. I'm so afraid I'm going to fail. Stella Ng, 13. VENGA: Having so many subjects is one of

my attitude on teen love [ARTICLE]

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my attitude on teen love Hi, I'm 17 and I believe in having my own style and my own attitude. But when I was younger, I was really quiet, unlike my bubbly self now. It was because of a silly relationship I had. I had no freedom and often cried

Write write write! [ARTICLE]

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Write write write! Jaslina Yassin wins a $50 Levi's voucher this week. So, how do you fee about young love? Or anything else? You too could win a $50 voucher or a Levi's sling pouch if we publish your letter. So, write to: The Attitude Page The New Paper 390

fEED bACK [ARTICLE]

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fEED bACK We asked you to tell us what you thought of a curfew for teens. Here 3 some of your letters: I'm totally against it! I'm usually veiy supportive of the Government's laws —but not this one. Perhaps they could try some other ideas? RmMLM The right people to

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When’s a gift a bribe? [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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When’s a gift a bribe? LANDMARK RULING ON CORRUPTION k hot J Hone owner Chan Wing Seng, 62, was lined $60,000 in October last year for bribing two jot Keys wtth $3,000 each. The Jockeys bad ridden Ms horse to victory in r>r 1 M IAQJ races ww in iw

DOW JONES [ARTICLE]

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DOW JONES The Dow Jones industrial average was up 50.97 points, closing at 7.136.62 yesterday. Volume on the New York Stock Exchange was about 537 million.

CATCH OF THE DAY

Children’s A and E [ARTICLE]

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Children’s A and E AN accident and emergency department for children opens tomorrow morning. The 24-hour clinic at the KK Women's and Children's Hospital will also cater to teenagers up to the age of 16. It can handle about 150 cases a day. About 10 to 15 per cent of

Oil running out [ARTICLE]

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Oil running out THE world will begin to run out of oil in 20 years and governments must start planning for this now, a geologist has warned in the New Scientist magazine. The geologist said predictions that oil reserves might last another 60 years were unrealistic. Some reported reserves might

Employers banned [ARTICLE]

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Employers banned ABOUT 100 people will not be able to hire foreign maids again. They were caught and fined for making their maids work outside their homes, mainly in hawker stalls and cofifeeshops or as maids for other people. The ban also applied to the spouses of those blacklisted. The

Ministers resign [ARTICLE]

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Ministers resign THREE Taiwanese Cabinet members resigned yesterday amidst rising public anger over worsening social and economic conditions. Mr Ma Ying-jeou, Minister of State and a popular politician, Interior Minister Lin Feng-cheng and Mr Tjiu Mau-ying, chairman of Taiwan's Council of Agriculture, all tendered their resignations to Premier Lien Chan.

Hit-and-run arrest [ARTICLE]

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Hit-and-run arrest POLICE have arrested the driver who allegedly hit 16-year-old foreign student Ken Bogaert in January and sped off without stopping. The 60-year-old American man, believed to be an engineer and Singapore permanent resident, was arrested on Wednesday evening and released on $10,000 police bail. The student suffered leg

HEADLINERS [ARTICLE]

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HEADLINERS Tlm Urate Times: CJ'S corruption ruling The Business Times: Strong liquidity will boost region's bourses Uanhe Zaobao: Easing controls over dialect TV programmes BeritaHartan: Kids' emergency unit opens RCS morning news: PAP lawyers complete submissions BBC news: Boost from Zaire President Mobutu.

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Lef’s hear it from Tony's girls [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Lef’s hear it from Tony's girls THENEWSTODAY Source: USA Today, wire services. NEVER before has the mother of all parliaments has had to play host to so many "daughters" 120 of them to be exact. And 101 of these MPs are from the party of Labour Prime Minister Tony Blair,

SINGAPORETODAY

LANDLORD takes the prize [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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LANDLORD takes the prize They yakked, yakked, yakked and paid phone bill but... BY Bernard Pereira THEY had a warm relationship with their landlord. So the three Filipino flatmates shrieked with delight and hugged Francis Joseph B'Rose when they got the news from him that the number had won the

WHAT TENANT SAYS [ARTICLE]

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WHAT TENANT SAYS The landlord is very unfair and selfish. He thinks only about himself. He offered to buy us roast chicken as a treat! Why couldn't he give us something more, especially since he said he's selling the air tickets. Staff nurse Marites Dumlao

WHAT LANDLORD SAYS [ARTICLE]

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WHAT LANDLORD SAYS They used the convenience of my phone to make those calls. It was my phone and my number. lam not greedy. This was a lucky draw. And I was lucky. Retired civil servant Francis Joseph D'Rose, 73, who said he owed his tenants nothing.

SINGTEL [ARTICLE]

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SINGTEL It was clearly stated in the rules and regulations... that 'prizes would only be given to the registered subscribers as reflected in SingTel's records at the time of the draw'. We had therefore awarded all the prizes accordingly.. A Sing Tel spokesman

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4 •Do you think the f Jt landlord is right? Or should he share the prize? Or should he give it all to the Filipino nurses? Call Hotline Plus at with your views j

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Help your child to talk [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Help your child to talk SINGAPORETODAY DO you have children with speech problems? If so, make a date tomorrow with the Down Syndrome Association. It will be holding a two-hour session on Enhancing Speech and Language Development for children with special needs at the Sennett Club House, 175 MacPherson Road,

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If he had got it two years ago, He would have been dead today [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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If he had got it two years ago, He would have been dead today Bone marrow transplants for leukaemia patients can sometimes turn deadly, if the donor marrow attacks the patient's organs. But doctors treated three such cases successfully this year with a new cure. NG WAN CHING speaks to

WHY DIP IN DEATHS [ARTICLE]

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WHY DIP IN DEATHS THE new treatment is working wonders. Fewer than 5 per cent of Dr Tan's patients have died from donor bone marrow attacks on their organs since he and his team startecl using the new treatment in 1992. Earlier, 10 to 15 per cent of patients who

WHAT’S WHAT [ARTICLE]

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WHAT’S WHAT AML: It presents with fever, bleeding of the skin, gums and sometimes from the gastro-intestinal tract, loss of weight and appetite. CGL: It is a slow but vicious disease. Sometimes presents with an enlarged spleen, the patient may feel a draggy feeling over the abdomen. It becomes acute

Leukaemia cure rates shoot up [ARTICLE]

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Leukaemia cure rates shoot up FROM PREVIOUS PAGE EARLY bone marrow transplants now offer over 80 per cent cure rates for leukaemia patients. Those who fear transplants and opt for chemotherapy should re-think their options, said Dr Patrick Tan, senior consultant and head, Haematology Department, Singapore General Hospital. More transplant

He kicked it, thanks to them [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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He kicked it, thanks to them This year's National Smoking Control Campaign will not be nagging at smokers or scaring them with pictures of blackened lungs. The pressure now is on their family and friends to get them to quit...by showing they care. JILL LlMspeaks to one hardened smoker for

THE BEST PRESENT FOR YOUR MUM [ARTICLE]

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THE BEST PRESENT FOR YOUR MUM GIVE your mum something precious for Mother's Day this Sunday. No, not chocs or flowers. Give up smoking. Cut out the coupon in The New Paper tomorrow and take it, and your mum, to a Ministry of Health booth, either at Clarke Quay (The

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Teacher hit by truck in Vietnam [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Teacher hit by truck in Vietnam BY Augustine Pang SHE went to teach in Vietnam but came back a few weeks before she planned. Miss Lily Lee, 40, was hit by a military truck from behind at a busy roundabout in Hanoi about two weeks ago. She flew oflf her

I plead guilty, now can I have the money? [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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I plead guilty, now can I have the money? By Chan Seet Fun HE stole. He got caught. He confessed. Then he asked: "Can I keep the money?" Peruvian Walter Orlando Manrique Torreblanca, 37, probably thought: If I'm paying for my crime, why shouldn't my crime pay for me? Speaking

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‘That’s hypocrisy ...’ [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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‘That’s hypocrisy SINGAPORETODAY Yesterday, the lawyers for the PAP men presented the last of their closing statements in the suits against Tang Liang Hong. They include Mr KShanmugam, representing PM Goh Chok Tong, who says Mr Tang's words were different from his actions. Or to use Mr Shanmugam's words: Hypocrisy.

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SLAP! THEN PARANG ATTACK [ARTICLE]

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SLAP! THEN PARANG ATTACK Schoolboys fight but someone else gets involved SINGAPORETODAY JAILED Those convicted of shoplifting can be jailed up to seven years and also fined. Those convicted of rioting can be jailed up to five years and also caned. By Chan Seet Fun A BOY slapped a classmate

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32 killed in south China plane crash [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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32 killed in south China plane crash Source: Wire services. A SOUTHERN China Airlines Boeing 737 crashed in Shenzhen, just across from Hongkong, last night. It was carrying 65 passengers and nine crew from Chongqing, Sichuan province. At least 32 people were killed and 29 injured in the crash. The

FIRST CRASH IN THREE YEARS [ARTICLE]

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FIRST CRASH IN THREE YEARS CHINA has not had a serious accident for nearly three years. This was a record credited to improved precautions. They were taken after a Russian-made Tu-polev-154 exploded in June 1994, killing 160 people. It was the worst reported accident in China's aviation history. The crash

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Mastermind jailed [ARTICLE]

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Mastermind jailed BCCI CRASH: BIGGEST BANKING FRAUD IN HISTORY Reuter. FORMER shipping tycoon Abbas Gokal has been jailed for his part in the biggest banking fraud ever. A British court in London yesterday sentenced the Pakistani businessman, 61, to a total of 14 years in jail, in connection with the

FIVE-MONTH TRIAL [ARTICLE]

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FIVE-MONTH TRIAL GOKAL was found guilty last month, after a five-month trial. BCCI and the Gulf Group had always been deeply involved, with Gokal enjoying close personal ties with bank founder Agha Hasan Abedi.

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a mother is a tough job. On this Mother's Pay, we would like to pay tribute to their tremendous contributions. Mothers will receive 50% off admission tickets when they visit Singapore Disccovery Centre this weekend. What's more, mothers are entitled to a HH 24K gold-plated pin absolutely FREE, upon presentation

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Don't lecture us, we won't bully you [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Don't lecture us, we won't bully you AUSTRALIAN PM TELLS ASIA... Reuter. Australia win not be a "human rights bully". Prime Minister John Howard assured Asian nations of this in a speech at the AustralAsia Centre of the United States Asia Society. The centre is a non-govern-ment institution in Sydney.

ABOUT-TURN [ARTICLE]

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ABOUT-TURN MR Howard announced yesterday that Chinese Vice Premier Zhu Rongji would visit Australia later this month. Last month, Australia's year-old conservative government agreed to hold formal human rights talks with China. It reversed Australia's long-standing support for a United Nations motion censuring Bering for human rights abuses.

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Enter Mrs Shy [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Enter Mrs Shy Source: Wire services. AFTER years of shying away from power, India's most famous widow has finally said "yes". Mrs Sonia Gandhi, 50, the widow of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi and standard bearer of the Gandhi surname, joined her late husband's Congress Party yesterday. The Italian-born widow

STATE OF THE CONGRESS PARTY [ARTICLE]

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STATE OF THE CONGRESS PARTY MRS Gandhi's entry will lift the fortunes of the Congress Party. It would "electrify" the Congress weakened by in-fighting and corruption scandals. Congress suffered its worst electoral defeat last year. It is also unpopular for throwing India into political turmoil last month. It withdrew support

‘Mum is a mum, at any age’ [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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‘Mum is a mum, at any age’ V When is a woman too old to be a mother? That debate has been revived fallowing news thata63*yearold woman in Los Angeles has given birth to a baby girl recently. Previous record holder Italian Rosanna Delia Corte speaks of her experience THE

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A pack of lies, says ship's captain STOWAWAY TWINS STORY WORLDTODAY THEY'RE liars." That's what the captain of the Malaysian ship on which twin sisters stowed away in February claims. The New Zealand women told police they jumped ship north of Brisbane, Australia, on April 20 with Malaysian crewman Ja'afar

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Balloon loans may burst your budget Banks are wooing car buyers with balloon and easy-to-pay step-up schemes with low initial payments. But is there a catch? Life Planning Associates' Benny Ong shares some pointers about both schemes with RACHEL TAN i YOU pay low fixed rates for all the instalments

TRADITIONAL LOANS [ARTICLE]

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TRADITIONAL LOANS FLAT RATE: Interest is charged on the whole term of the loan. This plus the principal is then divided into equal monthly instalments so you pay a fixed rate each month. For example, if a flat interest of 3 per cent is charged for a seven year loan

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MONTHLY REST INTEREST is charged based on the amount still owed each month. Each instalment is calculated in such a way that you pay off the loan by the end of the term. For a $100,000 loan, with an interest charged at 3 per cent restjrhe monthly instalment would be

COSTS OF A CAR [ARTICLE]

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COSTS OF A CAR THE price of a car is Hot its only cost. There are other costs. Depreciating cost: Buy the car today and sell it a week later and the price could fall by $10,000. A car depreciates fast after its fifth year. Operating cost: This is not

MORE VARIATIONS? [ARTICLE]

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MORE VARIATIONS? WITH the race to attract car-buyers, more variations of the loan schemes are being seen. Now you can buy your car for seven years and return it debt-free with no hefty final lump-sum payment. Car distributor Motor Ultima modified the "balloon payment" loan scheme'for its Audi A 41.6

Nice to be Not Nice sometimes [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Nice to be Not Nice sometimes Etcetera WITH CAROL LEONG AND the meek shall inherit the earth, is the saying. Hah. Sometimes, there is a pounding, teeth-baring need to be evangelical about Not Being Nice. Danger: Nice Person At Work! Recently, I heard through the New Agey grapevine how two

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85 years of gambling now ends IRTHE^^ACA^ASINQ^IE^I By Rachel Tan MACAU'S gambling king, Mr Yip Hon, died of a heart attack on Wednesday. The gambling tycoon, who is estimated to be worth $540 million, co-founded the casino business in the Portuguese colony of Macau. He started gambling at seven and

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WON BIG IN LAS VEGAS MR Yip visited Las Vegas twice a year to have a go at the tables. His visits there are legendary. In 1988, he sat at the baccarat table at Caesar's Palace for 32 hours straight. He lost US$2 million, rested for four days and won

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Sorry girls, Mulder is married ITS the naked truth X Files star David Duchovny has married. Agent Fox Mulder's alter-ego Duchovny, 39, wed actress Tea Leoni, 24, on Tuesday. Leoni is the star of the comedy series The Naked Truth, which screened in Singapore recently. The couple tied the knot

SHORT ROMANCE [ARTICLE]

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SHORT ROMANCE THE TV stars met at the Golden Globe. Awards in January. They have been inseparable since. Previously, Duchoyny, who once said he was a playboy and addicted to sex, had dated model Suzanna Lanza and actresses Perry Reeves and Winona Ryder. But since having time only for Leoni,

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Cathay: Fri Sat only 6.45pm, midnight; Riverside: Fri, Sat Sun I.30pm, 6.30 Stars: Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Palin, John Cleese and Kevin Kline Eastpoint Fri, Sat Sun 4.45pm, 7 Stars: Alec Baldwin, Whoopi Goldberg and James Woods A young lawyer reopens a notorious case considered -impossible to win with the

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I will never do another nude film again! By. Jessica Leow HERE'S something for those who watched the movie, The Pillow Book, to think about. It's the only time you'd ever get to see actress Vivian Wu in the nude. "I will never do another nude film again!" declared the

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Which witch is which one? THte: The Crucible Start: Daniel Day-Lewis, Winona Ryder Scenario: Set in the Salem witch-hunt trials in 1692, a group of teenage girls fake demonic possession and gets rid of their enemies by accusing them of being witches Screening: Now showing Rating: By Edwin Yeo THE

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2648 Administrative/ 2648 Administrative/ Clerical Position. Clerical Positions —wm^^l-B|—mmmm Singapore Citizens are invited to apply for the post of: CORPORATE SUPPORT OFFICER GRADE V Eusmin (i) 5 GCE '0' Level Passes including either English Language or Mathematics; or (ii) 3 GCE '0' Level Passes including either English Language or Mathematics;

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P" I An established company I urgently requires a GENERAL CLERK No experience is needed, but knowledge of computer is preferably Pis. call or come personelly for interview et 782 North Bridge Rd 8(XXXXX0) T?y£^4_J| CLERK required Salary $1200 above Experience preferred Interested pis call 293 0996 509 Sarangoon Rd.

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2648 Administrative Clerical Positions Property AOMIN. ASSISTANT Basic 13th month variable bonus other benefits. GCE "N*/ *0' Level Computer literate. Independent initiative. 4 mins from Kallang MRT. Intfrvtttd pltii# call XXXXX66 or pg. XXXXX786 Shipping company g, requires SHIPPING CLERK I *4 Chinese, Female preferred Able to type Experience not

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2654 Technical Positions 2654 Technical Positions An established construction/ shipping co. requires: Civil Engineer Mm. 3-4 yrs. relevant experience in Civil Engineering Works v Degree in Civil Engineering PC literate Quantity Surveyor Diploma in Building Science or Equivalent Min. 2-3 yrs. relevant experience in Civil Engineering Works Ship Repair Superintendent

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2654 Technical Positions lAn Engineering Company located at Ang Mo Kio requires: Must have tom«V knowledge of written and 1 1 spoken English 1 1 Possess Class 3 driving V licence I j Must have knowledge of olectrlcal control panel Salary around $1300 neg 1 1 Interested, call 458-5008 V

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2654 Technical Positions needed urgently Experience in concreting ft re ber for construction S'porean ft PR holder only Interested please call XXXXX27. 2657 Production Positions An Injection Moulding Co. in Hillview requires: 1) PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR j Min. 3 yrs experience. 2) OPERATORS Male/ Female (Full time). Pis. fax your resume

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2663 Warehousing/ Inventory Posts xnu a unique furniture and lightings company has immediate vacancy for: 1. WAREHOUSE ASSISTANT 2. DEUVERYMAN/ DRIVER Singaporean, age 20-35 Physically flt hardworking Salary including allowance above $1,000 For position 1: Preferably staying in Jurong Interested applicants please call: 336-4664 (Lynn) Copter/to CO. requires t Chinese

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2666 Security Position* wanted Please call 467-0526/ 9310-5664 between 9am-Ipm. 2669 Cloanor Positions URGENTLY REQUIRED 1) MALE FULL-TIME CLEANERS 2) FEMALE PART-TIME CLEANERS (work in Bedok area) Call 339-2329/ Pg: 9707-5486 Cleaning Company Urgently Require* 1. MALE FLOAT TEAM CLEANERS. (With or without driving 1 licence) 2. MALE/ FEMALE CLEANERS.

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2683 Part-Tima/ Temp. Positions CONTRACT STAFF required 1 year contract. Able to speak English Mandarin Valid class 3 driving licence. $1200 p/mth Fringe benefits bonus. Please call XXXXX18/ XXXXX17 for mora details. FLEXIBLE HRSM! I Part-time/ Temp. I Any age. I SUCCESS IDEAS, I 390 Victoria St. I #02-14 Golden

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2689 Other Positions 2689 Other Positions 2689 Other Positions k MERSTAR, a leading Singapore Air Sea Freight forwarder with a world-wide network, invites applications for the following positions:1) MANAGER OCEAN DIVISION 2) SALES EXECUTIVES TRAINEES 3) SALES CO-ORDINATORS 4) AIR CUSTOMER SERVICE OFFICER 5) AIR EXPORT CLERK 6) AIR IMPORT

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SECURITY OFFICERS CARPARK ATTENDANTS Knowledge of security or cashier duties Salary $900 above per mth. 7 day* annual leave 12 hrs. shift per day 20 working day* 10 off days Medical benefits provided Meal* laundry allowance provided Incentive awarded to staff with full attendance 1 mth. AWS 1 mth. merit

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2689 Other Positions MNC in J'jrong is urgently looking «or QUALITY ASSURANCE ASSISTANTS (Salary $822 $967 p/rr-^ Mm 3 GCE 0/ 5 SPM Able to work in English Computer know* s a* advantage Tracing will be prov We offer 5 days work week,' mea' Subtly transport O'OV'Crf ••rested aoo 'can's,

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2689 Other Positions 2689 Other Positions 2689 Other Positions 2689 Other Positions 2689 Other Positions Walk-In Interview Friday, 9 May 1997, 9.00 am 5.00 pm 82 Genting Lane News Centre Level 6 Human Resources Here's an opportunity for you to join Singapore Press Holdings, one of the leading publisher of

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2689 Other Positions J 2689 Other Positions I nri P Language Centre Bg HI"I I 30, Orange Grove Road, I H IILLU Singapore XXXXX2 M B —(Next to Shangri-La Hotel) GCE 'O' or 'A' level I Proficient in computer software I Good typing skills flj Age below 30 preferred Completed

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‘Better than gold’ [ARTICLE]

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‘Better than gold’ When the Singapore National Olympic Council's annual sports awards were announced last night, the top woman's prize went to table-tennis, while the nation's bowlers hit three strikes, taking the Sportsman, Coach and Team of the Year awards. GERARD WONG reports SHE was Singapore's most successful player at

Double joy for shy Sam [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Double joy for shy Sam OTHER WINNERS Best Team: Men's bowling team (Jack Wong, Tan Yong Seng, Adam Chew, Ricky Ng, Sam Goh and Tommy Ong) Best Coach: William Woo (bowling) Merit Awards: Tommy Ong (bowling), Roger Koa (water-skiing), Picasso Tan (wushu), Thum PingTjin (swimming), Gerald Koh (swimming), Tan Paey

Sharpshooters take aim [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Sharpshooters take aim SUNDAY'S BjG MATCH MAN UNITED WEST HAM INFOLINE Forthe results call 1900-912-0013 after 6.30 am on Monday. Calls cost 30 cents per minute. LIVE ON TV The Leeds v Boro match on Premiere 12 at' 11pm. Sunday By Lan Brown REPORTING FROM ENGLAND THREE unlikely striking heroes

REST OF SUNDAY’S ACTION [ARTICLE]

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REST OF SUNDAY’S ACTION ASTON VILLA 1 SOUTHAMPTON 1 A point will probably be good enough to keep Saints alive and kicking in the Premiership. Leading player Egil Ostenstad, claims: "There's no reason we won't avoid relegation and then do better next season." The unsung hero has been at the

Collymore’s farewell? [ARTICLE]

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Collymore’s farewell? SHEFFIELD WED 0 LIVERPOOL 1 If only Liverpool had tried its new 4-4-2 formation a few months ago. Stan Collymore's boots shirt went into the Kop last week, a gesture (he denies) of significance? No one would have profited more from swifter despatch of the ball to utilise

SOCCERLINE [ARTICLE]

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SOCCERLINE STUART PEARCE: The England international has pledged his playing future to Nottingham Forest after stepping down as caretaker-manager of the relegated Premier League club. "Playing for Forest and England still means everything to me," said the 35-year-old international who failed to prevent Forest from going down during his five

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EAGLES v RAMS [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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EAGLES v RAMS TIGER BEER MATCH OF THE PAY VENUE: Bedok Stadium DATE: Tomorrow■ HME:7.3OpmB TICKETS: Adults $6, cnildren $2; Stadium office— Today (10am-6.30pm); Tom (lOam-match time) CONTEST Keep track of the Match of the Day in the Tiger Beer S-League and you could w:n a handphone. Details below. REPORT

Committed to the cause [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Committed to the cause Stories/ Ernest Li us 0 THERE are now four of them. And the Iranians are really starting to make waves. So what makes them tick? After six weeks of the Tiger Beer S-League, they seem to improve with every match, unlike some other foreign players. At

NO HOLIDAY [ARTICLE]

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NO HOLIDAY NIGHTLIFE, smoking and drinking are not considered important to the Iranian imports. Said Abol: "They're not here for a holiday. They're here to do a job. "Some might think they're boring but they have to be more dedicated here. "They are so far away from home. That's why...over

Abol sparks Iranian revolution [ARTICLE]

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Abol sparks Iranian revolution SO how did the S-League's Iranian connection come about? When the S-League started last year, 38-year-old businessman Abol Fazl decided to get involved. He has been living here for the last 13 years and is married to a local with three children. Said the former Iranian

SCORELINE [ARTICLE]

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SCORELINE Wire services. Results of yesterday's international sports: SOCCER Italian Cup final: Napoli 1 Vicenza 0. Dutch Cup final: Roda JC Kerkrade 4 Heerenveen 2. World Cup qualifier Asian zone (group seven): Kuwait 2 Lebanon 0 (Kuwait leads the group with six points. Sinagpore is second with one point and

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SPORTS

Robson left to rue gamble [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Robson left to rue gamble BLACKBURN 0 BORO 0 Crowd: 27.411 By Lan Brown REPORTING FROM ENGLAND THIS fixture has proved to be a double-whammy for Middlesborugh. Failure to fulfil the fixture in December resulted in a three-point penalty. Failure to take a positive approach last night meant Boro had

RELEGATION BATTLE [ARTICLE]

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RELEGATION BATTLE THE fight to stay in the Premier League has become a little clearer after last night's 0-0 draw between Blackburn and Middlesbrough. The draw means Blackburn has secured its place. And, with Boro only earning one point, it now means that West Ham and Everton are also safe.

Evans: We'll be back [ARTICLE]

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Evans: We'll be back ROY Evans has vowed to redouble Liverpool's efforts to win the Premiership next season. "You only get so many goes at it," Evans said. 'That's why next season becomes important to me. "Realistically, we didn't think we could win it for a couple of seasons before,

What the devil, it's partytime [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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What the devil, it's partytime MAN UNITED 0 NEWCASTLE 0 Crowd: 55,236 I'M a true-blue Newcastle United fan. I've been one for the last 24 years. I've never liked Manchester United. Not one bit. But I almost became one last night. No, it wasn't United's performance against Newcastle which nearly

‘We shall not be moved’ [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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‘We shall not be moved’ FANS IN FULL VOICE AFP. MANCHESTER United fans were in jubilant mood at Old Trafford as they celebrated the club's fourth title in five years. The crown had already been clinched on Tuesday when Liverpool lost at Wimbledon and Newcastle drew with West Ham. "We

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