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The Straits Times Estd. 1845 THURSDAY, JANUARY 21, 1993 50 CENTS MITA (P) 527/12/92

Clinton to Americans: Help us take strong steps [ARTICLE]

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Clinton to Americans: Help us take strong steps New President speaks of 'new spring' in inaugural speech WASHINGTON President Bill Clinton yesterday summoned the United States of America to help a new generation of leaders "face hard truths and take strong steps", vowing in his inaugural address: "We will not

Rulers lose unwritten privileges [ARTICLE]

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Rulers lose unwritten privileges Ismail Kassim Mahathir govt steps up pressure on sultans By KUALA LUMPUR The Cabinet yesterday withdrew from the nine hereditary Malay rulers all the perks and privileges which are not provided for under the Constitution. The move came a day after the Dewan Rakyat passed the

Yunnan treat for President Wee [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Yunnan treat for President Wee THE Yunnan Song and Dance Troupe entertained President Wee Kim Wee with a spirited yet graceful performance at the Singapore River Hong Bao Special '93 last night. The men pranced about, brandishing their swords and beating out rhythms on tree trunks. As cymbals clashed, the

Father arrives home to see his son falling from flat [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Father arrives home to see his son falling from flat Anthony Thomas By A NEWSPAPER vendor who returned to his Housing Board apartment block yesterday saw an object fall to the ground just a few metres away. He took a closer look and discovered to his horror that it was

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IN SUMMARY [ARTICLE]

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IN SUMMARY What people look for in a spouse Ideal husbands should earn at least $2,000 a month while ideal wives should be just pretty, pleasant and yes, not too fat. Private marriage bureaus say these are what women and men look for in an ideal mate. Home, Page 16

Israelis can now have contacts with PLO members [ARTICLE]

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Israelis can now have contacts with PLO members JERUSALEM The Israeli Parliament has voted to lift a ban on contacts with the Palestine Liberation Organisation, legalising meetings with members of the group. Lawmakers voted 39-20 to repeal a 1986 law prohibiting Israelis from meeting PLO members. The change was supported

Youths with handphone foil break-in [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Youths with handphone foil break-in Joan Bungar By TWO alert youths foiled an attempt to break into a shop yesterday by calling the police on a handphone which one of them received as a birthday gift from his father. Boyhood friends, Mr Alvin Ng, 20, and Mr Daryl Gee, 21,

Chinese-Filipino students flocking to Singapore [ARTICLE]

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Chinese-Filipino students flocking to Singapore Tan Hsueh Yun By THERE has been a steady flow of Chinese-Filipino students to Singapore, with many of them believed to be dodging kidnappers who have been preying on the community in the Philippines. And inquiries continue to pour in, by facsimile or by telephone,

Iraqi ceasefire holds; UN to start flights to Baghdad [ARTICLE]

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Iraqi ceasefire holds; UN to start flights to Baghdad BAGHDAD A truce declared by Iraq appeared to be holding yesterday and the United Nations announced it would take up an Iraqi offer to resume flights by weapons Inspectors into Baghdad. t Iraq's ceasefire in the north Mid south was declared

DEMOCRATIC PARTY [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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DEMOCRATIC PARTY Mr Bill Clinton took to the stage in Landover, Maryland, with Barbra Streisand, Michael Jackson, Bill Cosby, Judy Collins and a host of show business luminaries who toasted him with an inaugural gala drenched in music, cheers and laughter. "Beginning tomorrow, we do our best to be faithful

Former ambassador to China to be named Clinton's policymaker on Asia [ARTICLE]

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Former ambassador to China to be named Clinton's policymaker on Asia WASHTJMGTON A day before his inauguration as US President, Mr Bill Clinton filled senior State Department posts and announced his intention to name Mr Winston Lord, a former envoy to Beijing, as his top Asia policymaker. Mr Lord will

Patten: No softening of stand on HK proposals [ARTICLE]

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Patten: No softening of stand on HK proposals Mary Kwang By Hongkong Correspondent HONGKONG Governor Chris Patten has maintained that he had not changed his stand on his constitutional proposals for Hongkong, saying he had been misunderstood. In an exclusive interview published in the Hongkong Economic Journal yesterday he also

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I WILL NEVER STARE AT ANYONE AGAIN Says victim after staring incident led to parang attack. LAW PAGE Checklist for investors venturing abroad At The Bar: CONRAD RAJ on piracy and illegal photocopying of law books PLUS Innovation Technology: Milestone for drug research in Singapore IBeritaHarian JMflf ILLUMI Hundreds paid

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Wealth gap causa of kidnappings, says Cardinal Sin: Page 13 Wishing You HafSe-s^LPj.os^itVjiThisllunar New Year Dragon City Sichuan Restaurant <fcSfcs*\Cr}>s^ J Pte Ltd and Grand City Chinese Restaurant Pte Ltd will be closed on the \vxv eve of the Lunar New Year (Friday, 22nd January) and on Lunar New Year

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WORLD

US-led attacks open cracks in Gulf war coalition [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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US-led attacks open cracks in Gulf war coalition Conciliatory moves by Baghdad help ease tensions UNITED NATIONS The recent Americanled military confrontation with Iraq appears to have opened some fissures in the coalition which fought the Persian Gulf war. This was evident on Tuesday as the United Nations Security Council

Iran joins Arab states in condemning air strikes [ARTICLE]

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Iran joins Arab states in condemning air strikes NICOSIA Iraq's old foe Iran has joined the growing chorus of Arab nations condemning the allied air raids. Iranian Deputy Parliament Speaker Hassan Rowhani on Tuesday said: "Where does the UN charter stipulate that missile and bombing raids by Western countries should

Saddam 'almost ousted in coup last year' [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Saddam 'almost ousted in coup last year' WASHINGTON A plot to oust Iraqi President Saddam Hussein came "pretty close" to success last year but failed because of efficient security, outgoing National Security Adviser Brent Scoweroft was quoted as saying yesterday. The Washington Post quoted him as saying that the plot

UK panel urges ban on tobacco ads except at point of sale [ARTICLE]

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UK panel urges ban on tobacco ads except at point of sale LONDON Britain should ban tobacco advertising except at the point of sale and embrace a European Community directive aimed at eliminating it across the Community, a parliamentary committee said yesterday. The Health Committee said there was evidence that

Japanese mum held for allegedly killing 8 babies [ARTICLE]

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Japanese mum held for allegedly killing 8 babies TOKYO A 38-year-old mother had been arrested on charges of killing and abandoning eight babies because she thought they would be too difficult to raise, police in northern Japan said on Tuesday. The bodies were recovered near and under the home of

Cathay shifting crews to other Asian cities to evade picket lines [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Cathay shifting crews to other Asian cities to evade picket lines HONGKONG Strike-bound Cathay Pacific said yesterday it was shifting crews to other Asian cities to evade picket lines at Hongkong's airport, in a scramble to keep its planes flying over the Lunar New Year. Telling a news conference that

Clinton visits graves of Kennedy brothers [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Clinton visits graves of Kennedy brothers Handover of US presidency WASHINGTON Mr Bill Clinton knelt on Tuesday at the graves of President John and Mr Robert Kennedy, his biggest political heroes, as he counted down the final hours before assuming the cares and responsibilities of the US presidency. Mr Clinton

Clinton seen as key to Gatt deal [ARTICLE]

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Clinton seen as key to Gatt deal Any delay in accord will put global system at risk, says Dunkel GENEVA Senior negotiators are meeting to discuss progress towards a long-overdue 108-nation trade accord, uncertain whether the incoming American administration will boost or dash chances for a deal. General Agreement on

Six Cabinet choices confirmed [ARTICLE]

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Six Cabinet choices confirmed Senate to clear a few more after inauguration WASHINGTON Six of President Bill Clinton's Cabinet choices, including Mr Warren Christopher for the post of Secretary of State, cleared committees on Tuesday, and Senate leaders were planning to confirm at least a few key officials within hours

Two Deng rivals back party line on TV [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Two Deng rivals back party line on TV BEIJING Two rivals of China's senior leader Deng Xiaoping, Communist Party veterans Chen Yun and Peng Zhen, appeared on television yesterday to give their backing to the current party line. The meeting in Shanghai between Mr Chen, 88, and the city's party

Bush spends final day in White House seclusion [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Bush spends final day in White House seclusion WASHINGTON President George Bush spent the final day of his presidency in seclusion with friends and advisers at the White House on Tuesday. There was no farewell address to the public that voted him out of the country's highest office. But in

Retirement gifts cimong assets listed in fin£incial disclosure [ARTICLE]

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Retirement gifts cimong assets listed in fin£incial disclosure WASHINGTON A barbecue pit, shotguns and golf clubs were among gifts disclosed by President George Bush, according to financial figures issued on Tuesday showing he also borrowed up to US$lOO,OOO (*****.000> Mr Bush, whose net worth is well over US$2 million, took

Pavarotti copied 3 of my works in his pedntings, says author of how-to-draw book [ARTICLE]

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Pavarotti copied 3 of my works in his pedntings, says author of how-to-draw book LOS ANGELES The author of a how-to-draw book claimed opera star Luciano Pavarotti, who called painting his secret passion, copied three of her works in his paintings, the Los Angeles Times reported yesterday. His works Venezia,

Rebel Serbs back Geneva peace plan [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Rebel Serbs back Geneva peace plan Broad support for pact which divides Bosnia into 10 autonomous provinces PALE (Bosnia) Bosnia's rebel Serbs backed a Geneva peace plan yesterday, supporting leader Radovan Karadzic by an unexpectedly wide margin. The rebels' self-styled Parliament voted for the first stage of a Geneva peace

US human-rights report hits out at Serbian atrocities [ARTICLE]

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US human-rights report hits out at Serbian atrocities WASHINGTON Atrocities by Serbian forces in the Bos-nia-Herzegovina civil war "dwarfs anything seen in Europe since Nazi times", the outgoing Bush administration concluded in its final humanrights report on Tuesday. The report, which is issued annually by the State Department and covers

Taipei restaurant fire: Arson suspected [ARTICLE]

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Taipei restaurant fire: Arson suspected TAJPEI The Taiwanese authorities said yesterday they suspected a restaurant fire which killed 33 people and injured 21 was set deliberately. "Evidence collected and the testimony of witnesses point to arson but we have no suspects yet," Taipei's deputy fire chief, Mr Yen Chen-chia, told

Taiwan leaders 'adjourn talks on reshuffle' [ARTICLE]

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Taiwan leaders 'adjourn talks on reshuffle' TAIPEI Taiwan's President Lee Teng-hui and Premier Hau Pei-tsun agreed to settle their differences on an expected Cabinet reshuffle after the Lunar New Year holidays, local newspapers reported yesterday. The mass-circulation China Times, quoting unnamed sources, said Mr Lee and Mr Hau settled their

BRIEFS

US police hunting man who was filmed killing ex-wife [ARTICLE]

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US police hunting man who was filmed killing ex- wife MIAMI (Florida) Police are hunting a man who was fumed by a television crew shooting and killing his ex-wife at the graveside of their daughter. A camera crew was filming Emilio Nunez, 34, on Monday as he placed flowers on

Marines leave Somalia [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Marines leave Somalia MOGADISHU (Somalia) The first American combat troops flew home from Somalia on Tuesday. The 556 Marines who left for Camp Pendleton, California, were jubilant as they departed, happy to be out of harm's way and the heat, disease and dust of Somalia. Another 500 troops were scheduled

Boy killed for poisoning mum [ARTICLE]

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Boy killed for poisoning mum BEIJING An eight-year-old only child who poisoned his mother when she refused to buy him a toy car was killed by his enraged father who then committed suicide, a regional newspaper said. The killings took place on Nov 2 in Shandong province, the Jan 9

UN admits two republics [ARTICLE]

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UN admits two republics UNITED NATIONS The Czech and Slovak republics, successors to the former Czechoslovakia, have been admitted to the UN, bringing its membership to 180 nations. The UN had only 51 members when it was established in 1945, with Czechoslovakia as a founder-member. Czechoslovakia ended its 74-year existence

Back from space mission [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Back from space mission picture. A scientist at the Instltate of Medical and PJological Problems in Moscow examining a macaqae monkey en Tuesday after It returned from a liday space flight. It lest weight and suffered from dehydration, but was generally well. Reuter

Pollution in Athens critical [ARTICLE]

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Pollution in Athens critical ATHENS Hundreds of people suffering respiratory and heart problems swamped Athens hospitals as air pollution in the city reached critical levels. A total of 670 people were admitted to hospitals on Tuesday suffering from effects of the pollution between Monday morning and Tuesday midday, the Ekav

Russia has become a world Mafia power, says Yeltsin [ARTICLE]

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Russia has become a world Mafia power, says Yeltsin President declares all-out war against crime and corruption MOSCOW President Boris Yeltsin, declaring an all-out war on crime and corruption, has said that Russia had become a world "Mafia power". Addressing security chiefs at a special Kremlin meeting on Tuesday, he

General held for using planes to run flight business [ARTICLE]

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General held for using planes to run flight business MOSCOW A Russian air-force general had been arrested for running a multi-million-rouble business from his Far East airbase, flying businessmen and cargoes to and from China in military aircraft, Izvestia newspaper said on Tuesday. It quoted Major-General Vladimir Rodionov, arrested by

German MPs act against judges who freed Honecker 'for political reasons' [ARTICLE]

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German MPs act against judges who freed Honecker 'for political reasons' MUNICH (Germany) German parliamentarians have started legal proceedings against the judges who freed former East German leader Erich Honecker. Honecker, who faced manslaughter charges relating to Berlin Wall killings, was freed last week. He flew back to his family

Communist Party 'being restored; 500,000 members expected' [ARTICLE]

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Communist Party 'being restored; 500,000 members expected' MOSCOW The once-monolithic Communist Party is rebuilding its grassroots base in Russia and organisers said they expected to enrol 500,000 members by a planned party congress next month. "We have every reason to say now that the process of restoring the Communist Party

Pretoria, ANC in secret 5-day talks [ARTICLE]

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Pretoria, ANC in secret 5-day talks Bid for accord on Constitution to speed up transition to democracy JOHANNESBURG The white-minority government and the African National Congress (ANC) yesterday went into a secret five-day huddle aiming to speed up South Africa's transition to democracy. The teams, led by Constitutional Development Minister

Miyazawa warns of drastic economic measures [ARTICLE]

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Miyazawa warns of drastic economic measures Kwan Wang Kin He reiterates pledge to bring about political reform By Tokyo Correspondent TOKYO Japanese Prime Minister Kiichi Miyazawa told a ruling-party convention here yesterday that he would not hesitate to take drastic measures to resuscitate Japan's sluggish economy. Describing economic recovery as

Japan's Socialists elect secretary-general as new leader [ARTICLE]

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Japan's Socialists elect secretary-general as new leader TOKYO Japan's Socialist opposition has formally picked a new chairman who is committed to open debate on such thorny issues as the country's -no-war Constitution and its firmed forces. "We won't lay a taboo on anything, but will start with a clean slate,"

Sharks! There's money to be made from pests [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Sharks! There's money to be made from pests Bangladeshi fishermen in Chlttagong processing hundreds af blue-water sharks netted In the Bay of Bengal on Monday. They say sharks infest offshore areas near Chlttagong part, especially In winter, and drive away Oah, resulting In paar catches and a decline In their

US probes Nazi past of new head of world medical body [ARTICLE]

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US probes Nazi past of new head of world medical body NEW YORK The United States Justice Department has begun a probe on Dr Hans Sewering, the German president-elect of the World Medical Association, to 9ee if ha should be barred from entering the US because of his Nazi past

Tokyo plans Asian arms talks on export control [ARTICLE]

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Tokyo plans Asian arms talks on export control TOKYO Japan is stepping up its drive for a greater political role in the region with plans for an Asian arms conference this year to promote strict export control. An official of the International Trade and Industry Ministry's Security Export Control Office

Miyazawa eighth richest among Cabinet ministers [ARTICLE]

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Miyazawa eighth richest among Cabinet ministers TOKYO Prime Minister Kiichi Miyazawa is a millionaire, but only eighth richest among Japan's 21 Cabinet ministers, based on reports of their assets made public on Tuesday. Although it is not required by law, Cabinet ministers have been declaring their personal assets including real

UN chief calls for treaty to ban N-weapons tests [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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UN chief calls for treaty to ban N-weapons tests GENEVA UN SecretaryGeneral Boutros Ghali has urged arms negotiators to press for a global treaty banning all nuclear-weapons tests, saying this would give "further impetus to the objective of total nuclear disarmament". In a message to Tuesday's opening session of a

Cairo meeting on Islam opens with call to counter Muslim extremism [ARTICLE]

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Cairo meeting on Islam opens with call to counter Muslim extremism CAIRO Scholars and religious officials from all over the world have begun a conference in Cairo to "enlighten" their people on the meaning of Islam as part of an offensive to stamp out Muslim extremism. Religious ministers and leaders

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ASEAN

Wealth gap cause of kidnappings., says Cardinal Sin [ARTICLE]

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Wealth gap cause of kidnappings., says Cardinal Sin 'Social revolution' needed to solve problem MANILA The Philippines' Roman Catholic Church leader, Cardinal Jaime Sin, has said that the widening gap between the rich and the poor is to blame for a wave of kidnappings, with two Spanish nuns and a

Thai attache found smuggling relics may be expelled [ARTICLE]

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Thai attache found smuggling relics may be expelled ISLAMABAD A military attache at the Thai embassy here found to be involved in smuggling antiques abroad faced expulsion from Pakistan, diplomatic and official sources said yesterday. Pakistani Customs officials on Tuesday recovered five statues of Buddha and a stone-plate engraving of

Thai police under attack over corruption [ARTICLE]

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Thai police under attack over corruption Pressure mounting for action against errant officers BANGKOK Thai police, widely criticised for being corrupt, have come under unprecedented criticism recently for their age-old habits. Two foreign governments have fired broadsides at the men in brown, and the one with clout Saudi Arabia has

Myanmar man held 'for using child labour in Bangkok' [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Myanmar man held 'for using child labour in Bangkok' A 25-YEAR-OLD Myanmar man was arrested on Tuesday and charged with using child labour in Bangkok in violation of Thai labour law, according to a report in the Bangkok Post. The newspaper said that action was taken after the Crime Suppression

Khmer Rouge 'will not rejoin peace process' [ARTICLE]

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Khmer Rouge 'will not rejoin peace process' Tan Lian Choo Hun Sen paints bleak picture as deadline to register for polls nears By Bangkok Correspondent BANGKOK Phnom Penh Premier Hun Sen yesterday ruled out the return of the radical Khmer Rouge facUon to Cambodia's fragile peace process. Speaking to reporters

Gen Try and Sudomo advise against making public protests [ARTICLE]

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Gen Try and Sudomo advise against making public protests JAKARTA Armed Forces Chief General Try Sutrisno and Co-ordinating Minister for PoUtical Affairs and Security Sudomo have called on Indonesians to refrain from making public protests and engaging in criticisms. Gen Try was quoted as saying in a speech at the

Higher wages needed with price hikes — Jakarta unionist [ARTICLE]

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Higher wages needed with price hikes Jakarta uni onist AN INDONESIAN union leader has suggested that the ideal minimum daily wage for workers should be 5,000 rupiah (SJ4) a day instead of 3,000 rupiah, according to a report in The Jakarta Post on Tuesday. The newspaper quoted Mr Salam Sumangat,

Use 'approved' helmets, Thai bikers told [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Use 'approved' helmets, Thai bikers told THAI motorcyclists who bought crash helmets some time ago will have to buy new ones or risk a 500-baht (Ss32) fine, according to a report In the Bangkok Post. This is because their old helmets will not have the official seal of approval issued

Rebellion 'will plague Philippines unless salaries of troops are raised' [ARTICLE]

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Rebellion 'will plague Philippines unless salaries of troops are raised' MANILA Junior officers in the Philippine armed forces warned that military rebellion would continue to plague the country until soldiers' salaries were raised, the group said in a statement presented to senior officials yesterday. "We need to have our voices

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MALAYSIA

Move not for political gain but to protect citizens, says Ghafar [ARTICLE]

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Move not for political gain but to protect citizens, says Ghafar 'There is no benefit in having a democratic government in this country iff it does not do something to protect the people's lives. We do not want to see rulers victimising the people by hiding behind the immunity granted

Johor palace renovations cost Ms31m over 12 years [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Johor palace renovations cost Ms31m over 12 years JOHOR BARU The Istana j,;. Bukit Serene, the official resi■r dence of the Sultan of Johor, has undergone renovations 5- and improvements at a cost of more than Ms3l million (5519.8 million) over the past 12 years. These expenditures are in addition

Sultan cornmitted 15 criminal acts in 20-year period, reports NST [ARTICLE]

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Sultan cornmitted 15 criminal acts in 20-year period, reports NST THE Sultan of Johor committed 15 criminal acts between March 1972 and November last year, the New Straits Times reported yesterday. It said five of them were committed when he was the Raja Muda. It published details of the misdeeds

Lee Hsien Yang in Sabah for two-day goodwill visit [ARTICLE]

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Lee Hsien Yang in Sabah for two-day goodwill visit KOTA KINABALU Singapore Defence Ministry's Director of Joint Operations and Planning, Brigadier-General Lee Hsien Yang, arrived here yesterday for a two-day goodwill visit. He was met on arrival at the International Airport by the Fifth Malaysian Infantry Brigade Commander, Briga- dier-General

Muhyiddin questions state secretrSiiy's behaviour [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Muhyiddin questions state secretrSiiy's behaviour 'Civil serv«ants being dr-agged into controversy' JOHOR BARU Johor Mentri Besar Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said yesterday he viewed with serious concern the behaviour of Johor State Secretary Datuk Rahim Ramli, who, according to him, was dragging civil servants into the controversy involving the rulers.

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Ideal husbands: Women go for financial security [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Ideal husbands: Women go for financial security Kamisah Yusof Men will choose pretty mates, say dating bureaus By IDEAL husbands should earn at least $2,000 a month while ideal wives should be just pretty, pleasant and yes, not too fat. Private marriage bureaus say these are what women and men

'Idol-dispensers' the rage with students [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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'Idol-dispensers' the rage with students WHO says 20 cents cannot get you anything these days? That sum, and a turn of the lever, can bring you face-to-face with your favourite star printed on a card, of course, complete with song lyrics on the reverse side. Never mind that you may

S'pore firm edits movies before making laser disc versions [ARTICLE]

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S'pore firm edits movies before making laser disc versions Lee San Chouy By A SINGAPORE company has taken the initiative of editing movies according to the specifications of the Board of Film Censors before having them made into laser discs in Japan for the Singapore market. Previously, movies passed with

Local firms urged to invest in PNG [ARTICLE]

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Local firms urged to invest in PNG THE visiting Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, Mr Paias Wingti, yesterday invited Singapore firms to invest in his country and help develop it into a major supplier of raw materials in the region. The country, he said, has the largest gold mine

Queues .as motorists rush to get cars serviced by Lunar New Year [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Queues .as motorists rush to get cars serviced by Lunar New Year THERE is nothing worse than a stalled car on the first day of the Lunar New Year and no taxis in sight. And to prevent this, motorists are queueing up at workshops to get their cars serviced. Car

S'pore doctor wins British award for research work [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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S'pore doctor wins British award for research work Heidi Yeo By D OVERTURNING existing theories about a rare but often fatal children's liver disease has won a local doctor a prestigious international award. Dr Carolyn Tan, 37, a paediatric surgeon with the Singapore General Hospital, won the British Association of

Mum who is pgirt-time student tops class [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Mum who is pgirt-time student tops class Trine He By nWHEN 13-year-old Jasmine Yong was mugging for her PSLE examination, her mother was also hitting the books for her first-year examinations at the Singapore Polytechnic. Jasmine's mother, Madam Jessie Lau Piak Hwee, 35, is a business administration student in the

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Sparc to sell poly to would-be students [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Sparc to sell poly to would-be students THESE Singapore Polytechnic students will use their poise and polish to sell their campus to potential students next month. The Singapore Polytechnic Ambassadorial Relations Corps (Sparc) is a group of 50 model students who will play, guide to about 6,000 secondary school-leavers eager

Quiz for the Lunar New Year [ARTICLE]

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Quiz for the Lunar New Year A QUIZ on Chinese customs is among the programmes to promote inter-ethnic understanding planned for the Lunar New Year. A statement from the Ministry of Community Development yesterday said that the National Community Organisations Council (NCOC) is encouraging grassroots and ethnic organisations to promote

Third bus service to Sentosa [ARTICLE]

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Third bus service to Sentosa A NEW bus service to Sentosa's newly-opened Asian Village began yesterday. SBS Service C, a daily service, leaves the Tiong Bahru MRT station at 10-minute intervals between 7 am and 11 pm for Sentosa's central areas. Its stops include the Ferry Terminal, Rare Stone Museum

NS man hurt in hit-and-run [ARTICLE]

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NS man hurt in hit-and-run A YOUTH was seriously hurt in a hit-and-run accident on Tuesday (Jan 19). Police said Mr Ho Su Huan, 21, a national serviceman, was crossing Yishun Avenue 6, near Block 285, at about 10.25 pm when a vehicle hit him. It is believed to be

Temasek Poly trainee gets to know his onions on the job [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Temasek Poly trainee gets to know his onions on the job Julie Goh By Industrial attachments offer tourism students taste of working life HE WAS reduced to tears on his first day at work. But Mr Anasri T. Onn wept not because he was unhappy with his job. Weeping was

9 foreigners arrested in Pasir Ris drug bust deported [ARTICLE]

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9 foreigners arrested in Pasir Ris drug bust deported NINE foreigners who were among 145 people arrested recently by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) at construction sites in Pasir Ris have been deported. They were six Malaysians, who were tested positive for drugs, and three Thais. During the raids on

Make the sport safer: Coroner [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Make the sport safer: Coroner Yeo Kim Song Inquiry into woman water-skier's death "Misadventure verdict recorded as he urges relevant authorities to look into the matter By Expert witness: The personal safety of water-skiers rests on themselves.' Mr Willy Goh, the president of the Singapore Water Ski Federation. Boatman: 1

Want skiers do not know hand signals, guidelines [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Want skiers do not know hand signals, guidelines UNKNOWN 9»H&RE ap§4Bhd signals and SiidSffl^stor water-skiers, Wit mH tt are ignorant of gem hajCTrtr they pick up jjjne sport tttflk friends. 3* Of the IvBK) people who Jjjjave tried Tenter-skiing here, iißajore than hat picked up the sport from their friends,

Man acquitted of abetment in trafficking case [ARTICLE]

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Man acquitted of abetment in trafficking case A HOSPITAL worker was acquitted by the High Court yesterday without having to give his defence on a capital charge of abetting his colleague in trafficking heroin. Judicial Commissioner M. P. H. Rubin said he was not satisfied that the prosecution had made

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Peeping Tom fined $600 [ARTICLE]

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Peeping Tom fined $600 A HARDWARE salesman who used a mirror to peep at a sub-tenant who was bathing in his kitchen toilet was fined $600 yesterday. Cheong Geok Koy, 39, committed the offence against the 35-year-old woman at his flat in Block 546, Jurong West Street 42, on April

Driver fined for rash act [ARTICLE]

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Driver fined for rash act A MAN who had been given a summons for illegal parking drove his pick-up towards two parking wardens who refused to cancel the ticket. Housing Board carpark warden Tan Ook Choo, 45, and her colleague, Madam Karisnah Abdullah, were at the carpark of Block 284,

Used empty flat as love nest [ARTICLE]

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Used empty flat as love nest TWO lovers who thought they could use a vacant HOB flat as a love nest were caught by the police. Noraini binti Abdullah, 29, a housewife, was charged in court yesterday. Noraini and her lover, Chew Leng Keong, 54, a renovation worker, were found

Stabbed noiaSem.aker to death [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Stabbed noiaSem.aker to death A JOBLESS man, irritated by the noise Jide by a man rpark below iished down bed him to ring a scuffle ut 2 am on Oct Mr Quok Siong 3, a painter estranged wife, started obscenities *e from the of Block 105. irmei Road, lived on

Jail, cane for manslaughter [ARTICLE]

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Jail, cane for manslaughter A WELDER, originally accused of murdering a coffeeshop owner, has been sentenced to 10 years' Jail and 18 strokes of the cane for manslaughter and robbery Wong Oon Cheong, 35, pleaded guilty to the reduced charge of manslaughter by causing the death of Mr Ling Ha

Jail warden charged with graft [ARTICLE]

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Jail warden charged with graft A PRISON warden was accused on Tuesday of receiving money and sexual services from a prostitute, in return for supplying a prisoner with cigarettes. Asian bin Jahangir Khan, 29, allegedly obtained almost $200 from Sim Lai Seng, who had been jailed at the Moon Crescent

Salesman hit man over parking dispute [ARTICLE]

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Salesman hit man over parking dispute A SALESMAN was convicted yesterday of breaking a businessman's nose over a parking incident. Wong Boon Haw, 31, was found guilty of causing grievous hurt to Mr Poh Teck Huat, 30, at Defu Lane on Dec 3, 1991, after a four-day trial. He was

RSAF medical centre's research work pays off [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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RSAF medical centre's research work pays off Dominic Nathan Its physiological training programme recognised by US Air Force Reports by In Part 1 of The Straits Times series on the research capabilities of the Singapore Armed Forces Medical Services, we looked at the army's search for the "perfect soldier". In

Centre keeps an eye on improving pilots' eyesight [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Centre keeps an eye on improving pilots' eyesight THERE is more to vision than meets the eye at least in the air force. Eyesight is one area of research conducted by the Aeromedical Centre which has benefited every aspect of pilot training. Lt-Colonel (Dr) Peng Chung Mien, air force medicine

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A maturity Germany seeks [ARTICLE]

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A maturity Germany seeks SHOULD Germany play an active military role in support of peacekeeping and peace-making operations in Europe and other regions? Chancellor Helmut Kohl certainly thinks so and wants to amend his country's post-war constitution, which prohibits a military role beyond self-defence or obligations under the North Atlantic

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2 QUOTES "We claim to be sending a message that Saddam ought to behave, but we're the ones who are getting the message or ought to be that his regime cannot reform." A European policymaker, on the West's policy towards Iraq. "I did not run for this job just to

China's new revolution: Will it last? [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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China's new revolution: Will it last? Goh Keng Sweo By Country's annual GNP growth averaged 9% in past decade is big and events in China often strike people as strange and contradictory. Take a simple example. What is China's per capita GNP? The figure for 1990 estimated by the World

Faced with a great variety of choices, can Clinton take tough decisions? [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Faced with a great variety of choices, can Clinton take tough decisions? Jurek Martin By Financial Times President Clinton will not be disconnected, as Mr Reagan was in his second term, nor selective in his interests, Mr Bush's great failing, nor inclined to moralise, Mr Carter's fatal tendency. Just because

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Gambling revenue no excuse to open casinos in S'pore [LETTER+ILLUSTRATION]

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Gambling revenue no excuse to open casinos in S'pore If the argument stands, does it then mean that because some Singaporeans visit prostitutes in Thailand and Batam, prostitution should therefore be legalised here and brothels set up to tap the 'prostitution revenue'? THE logic behind the argument put forward by

No valid reason why neon signs should go [LETTER]

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No valid reason why neon signs should go I REFER to the report "PWD: Neon signs are a blight on the skyline" (ST, Jan 18). Have we forgotten that besides business, one needs pleasure as well? A country must have everything to attract more businesses to it. A tourist or

Backbenchers do a lot of work behind the scenes [LETTER]

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Backbenchers do a lot of work behind the scenes MR NG WEI JOO, writing in the Power Watch column (ST, Jan 16) wondered aloud why so few PAP backbenchers took part in the last few Parliamentary sessions. He can be assured that we are not sleeping on the job. On

No Farecard receipts: Paper jam may be cause [LETTER]

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No Farecard receipts: Paper jam may be cause I REFER to the letter "Fare card machines on some buses not issuing receipts" by David Kwok Ng Kan (ST, Dec 25). Before leaving the depot, all Farecard machines are checked to ensure the availability of paper rolls The machine also has

Beauty contestants help sell S'pore as tourist destination [LETTER]

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Beauty contestants help sell S'pore as tourist destination SINGAPORE'S representative to Miss World 92, Miss Jennifer Wong, had every right to deem herself beautiful in the SBC trailers leading to the show on Sunday, Jan 3. The comments made by Mr Cherian George in Sunday Plus, TV Times (SunTimes, Jan

Money from numbers bidding put to good use to public's benefit [LETTER]

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Money from numbers bidding put to good use to public's benefit I REFER to the columns by Sia Cheong Yew (ST, Jan 6) and Tan Sai Siong (ST, Jan 9) and Tan Khia Fatt's letter "Lucky numbers madness" (ST, Jan 12). People bid for telephone and car registration numbers for

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Fandi denies report of FAS' $17,000 offer [ARTICLE]

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Fandi denies report of FAS' $17,000 offer SOCCER FANDI AHMAD has denied a report that he had been ottered a monthly remaneration at $n,Nt to don the Singapore Jersey far the Semi-Pro League ■easaja which starts la July. According to Malaysian newspaper Utnsan Malaysia, Fandi, whose contract with Pahang expired

Thai coach tips Lions for Sea Games final [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Thai coach tips Lions for Sea Games final Tay Cheng Khoon Singapore outplays Bangkok Bank 3-0 in friendly By Tve seen the current Singapore. Thai and Malaysian national sides and I feel that Singapore should easily make the final. The only question is who would join them? I believe that

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Perak FA ends import Jung's deal [ARTICLE]

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Perak FA ends import Jung's deal The Perak Football Association has decided to terminate the contract of its Korean defender Jang Jung for the new season because of indiscipline. PFA vice-president Dr Safri Nawawi said: "We do not need him for this year and our lawyer will take the neccessary

Negri confident of Abbas 'yes' [ARTICLE]

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Negri confident of Abbas 'yes' Negri Sembilan is confident that former Johor striker Abbas Saad will accept its offer to play for the team In the SemiPro football league this season. Negri Semi-Pro squad chairman Yahya Hassan said this was in view of Selangor closing its door on the Leba-

Aussies Lunn, Dibnah favourites for JAL Open [ARTICLE]

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Aussies Lunn, Dibnah favourites for JAL Open TWO in-form Australians Karen Lunn and Corinne Dib--1 nah are the early favourites for the Singapore JAL Ladies' Open golf championship at the Tanah Merah Country Club from Feb 4-6. About 120 professionals and nine amateurs from 18 countries have signed up for

Samson in JW Classic .and Shoot-out [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Samson in JW Classic .and Shoot-out TAY CHENG KHOON GOLF SAMSON GIMSON'S patient wait to play in the £400,000 ($1 million) Johnnie Walker Golf Classic at the Bukit Course from Feb 4-7 has been rewarded. The talented Singaporean professional has been offered a slot in the tournament proper as well

Jansher first to claim four titles [ARTICLE]

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Jansher first to claim four titles SQUASH ZURICH Jansher Khan became the first squash player to earn four major titles when he won the the inaugural Super Series final here on Tuesday. The 23-year-old Pakistani beat world No. 2 Chris Dittmar 15-10, 10-15, 15-13, 15-8 to follow the World Open

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Hamid out in second round [ARTICLE]

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Hamid out in second round Singapore's Hamid Khan had a mixed day at the Korea Open badminton championships in Seoul yesterday. He defeated Hongkong's Wong Wai Lap 15-11, 5-15, 15-9 in the first round but was eliminated 15-7, 15-7 by England's Darren Hall in the second.

Malaysia loses [ARTICLE]

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Malaysia loses Malaysia ended its whirlwind Australian soccer tour on a losing note, beaten 3-1 by Brisbane United yesterday. Scorers Brisbane: John Brown (22nd minute), Frank Pimblett (54th), Alan Hunter (65th). Malaysia: Zainal Abidin (44th).

Wheaton sends Chang crashing out [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Wheaton sends Chang crashing out Third day of the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne Seeds Novotna, McNeil are beaten TWO women's seeds fell by the wayside yesterday, the Czech Republic's Jana Novotna (No. 8) being the first to fall, going down 4-6, 7-5, 6-2 to American Robin White. Later

2NP-RD RESULTS [ARTICLE]

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2NP-RD RESULTS (Pre<ix number denotes seeding) MEN'S SINULRB I- Jim Courier (US) bt Robbie Weiss (US) 6-2 7-5 6-4, Andrei Medvedev (Ukr) bt Iju-s Koslowski (Cer) 60 6-1 6-0 Chris Garner (US) bt John Fitzgerald (Aust) 6-2 7-5 6-3, Jamie Morgan (Aust) bt Martin Damm (Cze) 7-5 44 64 6-1.

-Champ fumes over line-calls and makes rude gesture at umpire [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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-Champ fumes over line-calls and makes rude gesture at umpire The match should have been over and here I was still out there. I kept getting the wrong calls. Every close ball I hit was called out. Every close ball he hit was called in.' Courier NORMALLY placid world No.

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Virus floors Capriati [ARTICLE]

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Virus floors Capriati FEVER caused by a stomach virus forceAmerica's Jennifer Capriati out of the women's doubles yesterday. Capriati, 16, was to have partnered Germany's Steffi Graf but they scratched before a first round match against Americans Jessica Emmons and Ginger Helgeson. "Jennifer has a fever and a stomach virus

Injury jars Swede Jarryd [ARTICLE]

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Injury jars Swede Jarryd SWEDE Anders Jarryd had his Australian Open euphoria swiftly curtailed yesterday when he was forced to withdraw with a calf injury just two days after knocking out fourth seed Boris Becker. Jarryd retired from his second-round match against Australian Todd Woodbridge when trailing 6-1, 6-1, 2-0

Swiss files complaint [ARTICLE]

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Swiss files complaint SWISS Davis Cup captain Dimltri Sturdza has broken his silence about verbal abuse against his players by the American team during last month's final in Texas. Switzerland lost 3-1 but Sturdza said on Tuesday he had made an official complaint to the match referees' and to American

Today's top games [ARTICLE]

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Today's top games CENTRE COURT: Mary Joe Fernandez (US) v Wang Shi-ting (Tai), Laura Gildemeister (Peru) v Arantxa Sanchez Vicario (Spn), Magnus Larsson (Swe) v Pete Sampras (US), Jennifer Capriati (US) v Florencia Labat (Arg), David Prinosil (Cze Rep) v Stefan Edberg (Swe). Court One: Thomas Muster (Aus) v Brett

Pierce makes debut [ARTICLE]

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Pierce makes debut MARY PIERCE, of France, is finally fit for an Australian Open. The Canadian-born daughter of a French mother and American father is into the third round as 10th seed in her debut at Flinders Park. Pierce, who turned 18 last week, missed last year's edition with a

A brush-off for US [ARTICLE]

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A brush-off for US JOHN MCENROE, who helped the United States beat Switzerland 3-1 In the 1992 Davis Cup finals, apparently Is not Interested in playing on the American squad again, according to a published report. McEnroe, passed over for the captain's position when the US Tennis Association reappointed Tom

It's getting tougher [ARTICLE]

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It's getting tougher THE Grand Slams have been good to World No. 1 Monica Seles. The top seed, comfortably Into the third round, had a 15-0 won -loss record heading into the Australian Open. That mark has been bettered by two sin e the start of the week. At the

Keil is flying high on 747 [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Keil is flying high on 747 Despite his low rajikirig, he is happy with earnings j KEIL'S FACTFILE Barn: June 3. 1967 Ban: California Uvea: Tampa, Florida Height: 1. 85m Weight: 77kg Began playing tennis: 7 Turned pro: 1968 Plays: Right-handed Singles ranking: 747 Dnantes ranking: 55 Year-end rankings 1991:

Courtroom battles are growing trend in sport [ARTICLE]

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Courtroom battles are growing trend in sport lOC plans to stop athletes from seeking legal recourse by asking them to give up rights of appeal ATHLETICS 'One option an lOC working party is looking at is asking all potential Olympic competitors to sign a contract binding them to accept the

Ping-pong boss wants game cut to 11 points [ARTICLE]

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Ping-pong boss wants game cut to 11 points TABLE TENNIS TOKYO International Table Tennis Federation president Ichiro Ogimura wants games reduced from 21 points to 11 to make the sport more attractive to spectators. Ogimura said his executive council would give ITTF member nations two years to study a new

SCORES AND STATISTICS [ARTICLE]

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SCORES AND STATISTICS BADMINTON Santa Korea Open, Men's tat rd: Alan Budi Kusuma (Indon) bt Ronald Magnaye (RP) 15-1 15-3, Dong Jiong (Chn) bt Norio Imai (Jpn) 15-18 15-3 154, Anders Nielsen (Eng) bt Lin Wei-chen (Tal) 12-15 15-10 15-8, Kim Dong Moon (SK) bt Ernesto de la Torre (Mex)

Fuming Reynolds to make return at Millrose Games [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Fuming Reynolds to make return at Millrose Games NEW YORK Not even the U5527.3 million ($45.3 million) owed to him by track and field's world governing body can heal the wounds Inflicted on Butch Reynolds. Money which has been lacking the past one-and-a--half years but could come In a windfall

No money, no race — athletes [ARTICLE]

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No money, no race athletes RALEIGH (North Carolina) Olympic gold-medallists Mike Conley, Michael Johnson and Gwen Torrence will boycott the lAAF world indoor championships in March unless the world governing body begins awarding prize money to top finishers, their agent said on Tuesday. The athletes, including Olympic silvermedallist Mike Powell

Kunalan predicts sub-40 relay time [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Kunalan predicts sub-40 relay time Hakikat Rai Present lot better than record-breakers in Teheran ATHLETICS By SINGAPORE is all geared up to stamp its class in the men's 4xloo metres relay at the South-east Asian Games from June 12-20. Man-for-man, the present lot of sprinters Muhamad Hosni Muhamad, Hamkah Afik,

China 'should come clean' [ARTICLE]

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China 'should come clean' SWIMMING WELLINGTON An international sports medicine official yesterday challenged the Chinese to prove their women swimmers are free of perfor-mance-enhancing drugs. Despite denials from Chinese authorities, Dave Gerrard, chairman of New Zealand's Federation of Sports Medicine and member of the medical committee of the International Swimming

Electronic device 'is the secret' [ARTICLE]

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Electronic device 'is the secret' BEIJING Chinese media, eager to counter suspicions of drug use in the medal-winning performances of the nation's women swimmers, reported that a Chinese Olympic champion used a secret electronic device to build her muscles. Zhuang Yong, the bulky swimmer who won the women's 100 metres

Indian boss bars women from rooms [ARTICLE]

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Indian boss bars women from rooms CRICKET NEW DELHI Indian cricket manager Ajit Wadekar has declared his players' hotel rooms off limits to women in a tough code of conduct he has drafted for the home series against England. "No woman/ girl will be allowed in the hotel rooms of

Andretti expects a lecirning year [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Andretti expects a lecirning year MOTOR RACING MADONNA Dl CAMPIGLIO (Italy) Michael Andretti, who gave up glory in IndyCar racing for the unknown in Formula One, said on Tuesday that his first season with the McLaren Grand Prix team will be mostly a learning year. The American driver, however, added

SPORT IN SHORT

South Africa to host '95 World Cup [ARTICLE]

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South Africa to host '95 World Cup South Africa will host the 1995 rugby union World Cup, sport administrators confirmed on Tuesday after the African National Congress pledged support for the tournament and promised to help ensure it would be free of political protests. "The World Cup will take place

Johnson's title again [ARTICLE]

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Johnson's title again Reggie Johnson, using strong right jabs and left hooks to the head and body, stopped challenger Ki-yun Song in the eighth round on Tuesday night to retain the World Boxing Association middleweight title in Boise, Idaho. Johnson hurt Song in the seventh round when he got the

LeMond to miss Tour [ARTICLE]

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LeMond to miss Tour Greg LeMond will miss this year's Tour Du Pont in his native America as he seeks extra insurance for his latest attempt for a fourth Tour de France win. The Z team with whom he won his last Tour has been taken over by French insurance

Larsen on loan [ARTICLE]

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Larsen on loan English Premier League soccer club Aston Villa on Tuesday signed Danish international midfielder Henrik Larsen on loan for the remainder of the season. The move comes after the players Italian club, Second Division Pisa, dropped demands that Villa pay £100,000 ($250,000) for the loan period.

Nawaz goes on trial [ARTICLE]

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Nawaz goes on trial Former Pakistan Test cricketer Sarfraz Nawaz was on Tuesday committed for trial at the Old Bailey, accused of imprisoning a dancer against her will. Fast bowler Nawaz, 43, is also alleged to have stolen a dancing costume belonging to Azra Rauf, 32, and £200. The prosecution

Bears picks new coach [ARTICLE]

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Bears picks new coach The Chicago Bears on Tuesday named Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Dave Wannstedt as its new head coach. Wannstedt, taking time off from preparations for the Super Bowl against the Buffalo Bills, was introduced at a news conference as the choice to succeed the sacked Mike Ditka.

Bowl goes to Berlin [ARTICLE]

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Bowl goes to Berlin For the fourth successive year, the National Football League will play one of its American Bowl pre-season games in Berlin, the League announced on Tuesday. The date and competing teams for the game in Berlin, where previous NFL pre-sea-son games have averaged more than 60,000 in

lowa eager killed [ARTICLE]

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lowa eager killed Chris Street, starting forward for lowa's basketball team, was killed in an automobile accident on Tuesday night. He was 20 years old. Street died when the car he was driving was hit by a snowplow. He had been returning from a team meal at a hotel restaurant

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OBITUARIES

850 Deaths 850 Deaths 850 Deaths [OBITUARY+ILLUSTRATION]

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850 Deaths 850 Deaths 850 Deaths MDM. ONG HONG GEOK wife of the late Mr. Khoo Teck Imm AGE: 80 passed away peacefully on Jan. 20 1993. Deeply mourned by:- Daughter.-.n-law Khoo Chong Guan Ng Ah Geok Khoo Chong Yew Khoo Chong Quan Mary Lim Khoo Chong Gay Loretta Wong

851 Acknowledgements 851 Acknowledgements [OBITUARY+ILLUSTRATION]

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851 Acknowledgements 851 Acknowledgements THE FAJWLY OF THE LATE STEVEN SUNG FOO YIN DEPARTED: 16TH JAN 1993 Wishes to express their heartfelt thanks and appreciation to relatives, friends, management and staff of Caltex Asia Ltd, Caltex Group of Companies World-wide, business associates In Singapore and World-wide, S'pore Island Country Club

851 Acknowledgements [OBITUARY+ILLUSTRATION]

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851 Acknowledgements AL-FATIHAH THE FAMM.Y Of THE LATE HJ HASHIM (AMIR) BIN ABOULRAB TALIB DEPARTED ON 19.1.93 Wishes to express their heartfelt thanks and appreciation to relatives and friends for their kind attendance, assistance, condolences, donations and wreaths during their recent bereavement. MUKMIN RESTAURANT MUKMIN MINIMART SHA TRAVEL AND TOUR

850 Deaths 850 Deaths [OBITUARY+ILLUSTRATION]

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850 Deaths 850 Deaths LIM TU ENG AGE: 83 passed away peacefully on 20/1/93 80HS DAUGHTERS IN l AW Thla Teng Wut Tan Teck Ngoh Thla Ting Tlew Margaret Au Toong Kam Thla Teng Swan Thta Teng Woo Lim Hul Leng DAUGHTERS SONS IN-LAW Thla Jul Chin Tan Chuan Yee

853 In Memoriam 853 In Memoriam [OBITUARY+ILLUSTRATION]

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853 In Memoriam 853 In Memoriam In Loving Memory G Pit LAI MATHAVAADI AMMAL PAKKIAM THERE 0 A Deperted: 21.1.02 Deported 104.01 There's s SAD but SWEET remembrance There is s —BOM FOND 0 true Always remembered by Family

854 Requiems 854 Requiems [OBITUARY+ILLUSTRATION]

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854 Requiems 854 Requiems THALAI THE VAS AM In everloving memory of M. KANNIAPPEN MOM. KATHAYEE AMMAL 9.180 21.1J2 Sadly misood and always remembered by lovad onee. A prayer -m bo hold on Monday. 8 2 93 botwoon gam and 11am at Blk SS. Whampoa Drive #04-2M, 5(1232). Please tree!

851 Acknowledgements [OBITUARY+ILLUSTRATION]

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851 Acknowledgements Tha family of rhe lata MDM. KOH QA TIANG Departed i« 1 1953 wishes to express their heartfelt thanks gratitude to relatives L friends for their kind assistance, attendance, condolences, wreaths 4 donations during ihelr recent bereavement

853 In Memoriam [OBITUARY+ILLUSTRATION]

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853 In Memoriam E MMM Mama- <X CHEN CHIN FENG (departed 21.1JI) fondly ramam oared and HiiM#<j oy ALL LOVED ONES

953 In Memoriam [OBITUARY+ILLUSTRATION]

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953 In Memoriam in loving nvamory of Ist Annhroraary WONG POH Departed 21 Jan. 99 His life u earnest, his actions U kind. A generous hands; an active mind. A loving rather; a faithful husband; a good training officer. Always ramambarad by da araal wifa Vong Laa Kuan ten: Wong

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SPORTS/RACING

Barkley awaits NBA action for misconduct [ARTICLE]

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Barkley awaits NBA action for misconduct NBA BASKETBALL NEW YORK Charles Barkley will have to wait another day to hear what the price of his latest breach of the National Basketball Association's behaviour code will be a fine, a suspension, or both. Rod Thorn, the League's vicepresident of operations and

Mavericks surprises Pistons to score third win of season [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Mavericks surprises Pistons to score third win of season DALLAS The hapless Dallas Mavericks managed to avoid a franchise-record 16 losses in a row by finally picking up its third win of the season on Tuesday. The Mavericks ended a 15-game losing streak by surprising the Detroit Pistons 113-103 in

Late penalty rescues Ipswich Town [ARTICLE]

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Late penalty rescues Ipswich Town ENGLISH SOCCER LONDON A Steve Whitton penalty strike on Tuesday earned Ipswich Town a second chance in its English League Cup soccer quarter-fi-nal against Sheffield Wednesday. Bulgarian Bontcho Guentchev went down under a challenge from Peter Shirtliff seven minutes from time. Ipswich was successful with

Dutch to act against racism [ARTICLE]

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Dutch to act against racism ROTTERDAM Dutch soccer officials promised on Tuesday they would tackle racism in the sport following a dramatic move by Amsterdam authorities at the weekend to turn back trainloads of visiting fans chanting racist slogans. The Dutch Soccer Union (KNVB) said it would reveal it plans

Japan still for sudden-death despite Fifa's disapproved [ARTICLE]

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Japan still for sudden-death despite Fifa's disapproved JAPANESE LEAGUE TOKYO Despite disapproval of the governing body of world soccer, Japan wants to go ahead with a plan to end every game in its new league with a win, a league official said yesterday. A spokesman for the Japan Professional Football

Houllier ends quibbling in France's Cup squad [ARTICLE]

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Houllier ends quibbling in France's Cup squad FRENCH SOCCER LISBON French coach Gerard Houllier acted on Tuesday to end infighting between Paris St Germain and Olympique Marseille players that threatens his World Cup soccer qualification plans. Houllier confronted the protagonists, Marseille defender Basile Boli and his Paris counterpart Jean-Luc Sassus,

Thwaites to bring in Tiba Tiba later this yejar [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Thwaites to bring in Tiba Tiba later this yejar Malcolm Bastians RACING By TUBA TTBA, the two-year-old Australian gelding who placed third in the Volvo Magic Millions Classic at the Gold Coast on Sunday, will be coming to the Singapore-Ma-laysia circuit later this year. Ipoh trainer Malcolm Thwaites, who co-owns

GUIDE TO YESTERDAY'S BUKIT TIMAH WORKOUTS [ARTICLE]

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GUIDE TO YESTERDAY'S BUKIT TIMAH WORKOUTS MALCOLM BASTIANS THE KTNGFIGHTER, the one expected to be too good for his rivals in the $250,000 Lion City Cup on Monday, finally made his appearance at Bukit Timah yesterday. With jockey Gavin Eades up, the Aurealis gelding attempted to bolt away on the

Cauthen parts with Sheikh Mohammed [ARTICLE]

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Cauthen parts with Sheikh Mohammed LONDON American jockey Steve Cauthen may have ridden his last race in Britain. Following long negotiations, Cauthen turned down a contract extension with Sheikh Mohammed al-Maktoum's Darley Stud Management, officials said on Monday. "It is with regret that we will not be renewing our association,

THE WHIP HAND

Jockeying between Chee, Harris [ARTICLE]

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Jockeying between Chee, Harris When the race meeting stewards ordered Wayne Harris to replace W.Y. Chee on World Court last Saturday, many punters wondered why. They scratched their heads even more when Chee was allowed to ride the horse again. Although the stipes' report already mentioned that the change was

KWs luck run out [ARTICLE]

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KWs luck run out Luck certainly ran low for the circuit's two KWs Tan Kah Wang and Leong Kar Wah at Bukit Tim ah last weekend. Tan earned his first suspension since resuming from a one-year disqualification last year when he copped eight race days for an ill-judged ride on

Restrict use of whip [ARTICLE]

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Restrict use of whip Talking about whips, it looks like the stipes are taking a hard stand on riders using the persuaders excessively. Leong aside, jockey P. Visuanathan was also fined $200 for over-use of the whip on Priority Post on Sunday. And an inquiry into the manner in which

Cheap and good buy [ARTICLE]

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Cheap and good buy Who says cheap things are never good and good things are never cheap? Magic Millions winning owner lan Beattie, for one, will never agree. Beattie 12 months ago made a single bid of Aslo,ooo ($11,200) for Our Fiction at the MM Yearling Sales for his wife

Marzuki riding high [ARTICLE]

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Marzuki riding high Battling jockey Marzuki Salni never had it so good. He now shares the limelight with Nasir Taha at the top of the jockeys' table. Marzuki's 40 per cent strike-rate four wins and a third from 10 rides In six weeks of racing far outpaced the two wins

How unlucky can Wan be [ARTICLE]

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How unlucky can Wan be Poor Wan Teck Moon. Just when things were getting brighter this year he scored a treble only two weeks ago he has been ousted for four days for careless riding aboard Richard The Lion last Saturday. Four days and an objection (against the winner Federal

MONEY

Japan's sluggish economy bankrupts 14,000 firms [ARTICLE]

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Japan's sluggish economy bankrupts 14,000 firms Figure is a six-year high, more may be swallowed this year TOKYO Japan's sluggish economy pushed more than 14,000 firms a six-year high into the black hole of bankruptcy last year and may swallow even more this year, economists said yesterday. The Tokyo Commerce

Arnotts puts solid interim profit in Campbell's path [ARTICLE]

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Arnotts puts solid interim profit in Campbell's path SYDNEY Takeover target Arnotts Ltd threw another obstacle in the path of hostile American bidder Campbell Soup Co with a 133-percent jump in interim profit for the six months to Dec 31. Biscuit-maker Arnotts turned in an interim net profit of A553.3

National broking house set up in Guangdong [ARTICLE]

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National broking house set up in Guangdong HONGKONG Guangdong Enterprises (Holdings) has joined three mainland partners to set up the first branch office of China Southern Securities (CSS), one of three national broking houses approved by the People's Bank of China. Officially established last month, the Shenzhen-based CSS claims a

Taiwan aerospace industry gets boost from £240m British dead [ARTICLE]

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Taiwan aerospace industry gets boost from £240m British dead TAIPEI Taiwan plans to become a major player in the regional aerospace industry through its £240-million (*****.8-million) tie-up with British Aerospace PLC, officials and analysts said. The venture, announced on Tuesday, will involve the transfer of manufacturing technology to Taiwan and

Rouble drops to new low against dollar [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Rouble drops to new low against dollar MOSCOW Russian banks dumped billions of roubles at Tuesday's session of the Moscow Interbank Currency Exchange (Micex), plunging the currency to a new low of 474.50 to the dollar. The new rate compares with 442 roubles to the dollar at last Thursday's session

MONEY WORLD

JWT goes to Vietnam [ARTICLE]

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JWT goes to Vietnam BANGKOK The US-based advertising giant J. Walter Thompson has taken advantage of Washington's relaxation of the embargo against US firms doing business in Vietnam, to become the first American ad agency to establish a toe-hold there, it was reported here yesterday. The move into Hanoi and

French help for refinery [ARTICLE]

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French help for refinery HONGKONG A French petrochemical firm is to help build a US$l.4 billion (552.2 billion) oil refinery in Shanghai, a pro- Beijing newspaper reported here yesterday, despite the Sino-French row over French fighter jet sales to Taiwan. French firm ELF and Shanghai's Shenneng Holdings will jointly build

Kodak to cut 2,000 jobs [ARTICLE]

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Kodak to cut 2,000 jobs ROCHESTER (New York) Eastman Kodak Co announced on Tuesday a series of aggressive actions to improve its operating performance, including reducing its payrolls by approximately 2,000, mostly in Rochester and largely involuntarily. Eastman Kodak chief executive officer Kay R. Whitmore, in a letter to shareowners,

Drugs firm to absorb YSL [ARTICLE]

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Drugs firm to absorb YSL PARIS French drugs and perfumes firm Elf Sanofi is to take control of fashion-to-fragrance house Yves Saint-Lau-rent (YSL) to form the world's third largest beauty products group, the two companies said on Tuesday. L'Oreal and Estee Lauder, both French headquartered, will still be ahead of

Costly but important lessons from the Bank Summa tragedy [ARTICLE]

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Costly but important lessons from the Bank Summa tragedy COMMENT THE long-running saga of the Soeryadjaya family was capped predictably on Friday evening with their loss of controlling ownership in PT Astra International in the midst of their desperate efforts to settle the debts of the family's bank, which is

HK stocks slump in thin trading [ARTICLE]

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HK stocks slump in thin trading HONGKONG stocks sailed into the pre-holiday doldrums yesterday, with profit-taking depressing share prices in very thin trading. The Hang Seng Index fell 20.88 points to close at 5,877.02. The rally that pushed the index up 368 points last week and the first two trading

TOKYO [ARTICLE]

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TOKYO TOKYO stocks ended sharply down yesterday, just off lows, on profit-taking and arbitrage unwinding which erased all the gains earned earlier this week. Most investors were pinned to the sidelines, leaving the market prey to dealers seeking quick profits. "Dealers who had been driving up prices in the past

KUALA LUMPUR [ARTICLE]

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KUALA LUMPUR PRICES on the Kuala Lumpur share market closed mixed in light trading yesterday as investors continued to take a cautious stance on lack of positive leads. Prices were trapped within narrow ranges as sellers were not prepared to unload their holdings on the belief that the fundamentals were

SYDNEY [ARTICLE]

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SYDNEY AUSTRALIAN stocks climbed out of the doldrums to close higher yesterday, led by encouraging profit results and strong futures buying. The morning trade was dull and directionless, but the market kicked upwards after the release of improved interim profit results by mining giant MIM and takeover target Arnotts. The

NEW YORK [ARTICLE]

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NEW YORK THE stock market ran into a late squall of selling on Tuesday, unable to break out of the sluggish pattern that has prevailed so far this year. Before the trading day began, International Business Machines (IBM) issued a year-end earnings report that just about matched Wall Street's expectations.

LOUDON [ARTICLE]

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LOUDON PRICES fell sharply on the London Stock Exchange on Tuesday amid gloomy economic news. The broad-based Financial Times-Stock Exchange 100--share Index fell 25.5 points, or 0.92 per cent, to 2,737.6. Traders staged a sell-off following overnight publication of a Confederation of British Industry survey showing Brit- ish retail sales

BANGKOK [ARTICLE]

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BANGKOK INVESTORS bought shares in big banks and finance firms after being assured yesterday that Iraq had conceded to the West's demands on weapons inspection. The SET Index rose 12.43 points to 961.3 on a big turnover of 9.94 billion baht. An Ekachart broker said: "At the opening, investors were

JAKARTA [ARTICLE]

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JAKARTA THE Jakarta stock market was closed for a public holiday yesterday. Trading will resume today. Reuter

HONGKONG [ARTICLE]

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HONGKONG Wednesday January 20 HK$ Allied Ind Int'l 0.95 0.02 Allied Oversea 0.59 unch Amoy Properties 6.75 -0.10 Asia Sec Int 1.42 unch Bank ot EA 35.25 -0.25 C.P. Pok W93 2.65 -0.05 C.P. Pokphand 3.20 -0.20 COL Hotel 2. 17 unch Cate Oe Coral 4.70 unch Cath Pac Air

TOKYO [ARTICLE]

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TOKYO Wednesday January 20 YEN Ajinomoto 1190 -30 Akai Electric 397 14 Amada 962 -10 Asahi Chem Ind 572 -5 Asahi Glass 968 -7 Bank of Tokyo 1230 -10 Bridgestone 1130 -20 Canon 1360 -10 Casio 1010 unch Citizen 933 -2 Dai Nippon 1290 -40 Oai-ichi Kangyo 1670 -30 Daiei

OVERSEAS INDICES [ARTICLE]

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OVERSEAS INDICES lan 20 Chante NST Industrial 3560 28 8 09 Hang Seng 5877 02 -20 88 Nikkei Average ***** 18 288 46 Australian All Or d *****0 f 2 70 Oow tones (Tues) *****9 1892 FT 30 (Tues) 2124 70 -15 90 lakarta Composite Closed Thailand SET 961 30

CURRENCY

COUNTER RATES [ARTICLE]

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COUNTER RATES Singapore dollars to on* unit of foreign currency Buying 00 SefcUS dollar 1.6437 ***** Sterling pound 2.5207 2.5848 Australian dollar ***** 1.1223 Canadian dollar 1.2763 1.3059 NZ dollar 0.8326 0.8618 EC unit 2.0328 Singapore dollars to 100 units of foreign currency Austrian schilling 14.2180 14.8297 Belgian franc 4.8835

SPOT RATES [ARTICLE]

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SPOT RATES Open Close USJ/OM 1.6117 ***** USJ/Ven 125.45 ***** USt/St 1.6535 ***** USJ/HKS 7.7350 7 7344 AJ/USJ 0.6705 ***** C/USJ 1.5447 ***** Source: Astley i Pearce

Palm oil [ARTICLE]

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Palm oil Crude pakn oi (MS/tonm) Jan unquoted Refined palm oil (USS/tomc) RBOPaknOI Feb 405 (seller) Mar 400 (seller) Apr 392 50 (seller) RBD Olein Feb ***** (seller) Mar 4?2 50«(seUer) Apr/May/Jun ***** (seller) RBD Stearin Feb 335 (seller) Crude stearin Neutralised unquoted palm oil

BANK RATES [ARTICLE]

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BANK RATES BUSINESS LOANS Local Enterprise Finance Scheme (LEFS) Rates are supplied by EO6. Please refer to respective banks Export factoring 1 year 4 1 Domestic factoring 1 year 6 '/a Equipment and factory loans up to 4 years 6 j Equipment and factory loans 4-10 years 7 MAS Rediscounted

ASIAN CURRENCY UNITS [ARTICLE]

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ASIAN CURRENCY UNITS Contract date: 20/1/93 CURRENCY 1 MTH 3 MTH 6 MTH 9 MTH 12 MTH CALL VALUE DATE USJ 2% 2 3 2Vi 2V, m 2'/. 22/1/93 A$ 4% 4% 5 IM) s'/» 3 7 /i 22/1/93 NZJ 7'/. IN 6'/. 6'/. 5% 6^4 22/1/93 STG 6>/t 6'/4

KUALA LUMPUR [ARTICLE]

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KUALA LUMPUR Tran— ction Data: January 20, 1993 (n Adjusted for new issues; Par value Msl unless otherwise specified. P/E ratios are not adjustsd for currency diffsrsnesa 1993 Last Vol Nat High Low Company Sale (000) P/E INDUSTRIALS 168 152 AISBSOC 156 -2 9 520 0 242 218 ASMSO«(a 230

CRUDE & PRODUCT PRICES [ARTICLE]

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CRUDE PRODUCT PRICES CRUDE/PRODUCT MONTH* CHANGE PRICE (US$)» WENT BLEND Mar 0.50 0.45 16.95 -17 05 NEST TEXAS Intermediate Mar 0.51 0.50 18 45 -18 50 DLBAI FATEH Feb 0.65 0.65 14 35 14.45 TAPIS BLEND Feb 0.20 0.20 18.55 18.65 MHAS Feb -0.05 0.05 17.50 17.60 NAPHTHA (Cf Japan)

SIMEX FUTURES

British pound [ARTICLE]

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British pound Open High Low Sett Est Vol Mar 93 ***** *****8 1 5380A ***** 152/0 Sep 151/4 Oec ***** Act Vol (Tues): 13. Open bit (Tues). 120.

Nikkei Stock Average [ARTICLE]

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Nikkei Stock Average Open High Low Sett Est Vol Spot *****01 *****/8 1650/3/ Mar 93 *****/ ***** ***** ***** ***** ***** Jun ***** *****8 ***** ***** 208 Sep 16/15 Dec ***** Mar 94 ***** Act Vol (Tues): 1466. Open Int (Tues): *****. GAS Oil Open High Low Sett Est Vol

Deutschemark [ARTICLE]

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Deutschemark (US doll.u 'Deulichi-in.uk) Open High Low Sett Est Vol Mar 93 0 6163 0 6185 0 6161 0 6174 90 k*»e 0 6105 Sep 0 6054 Dec 0 6017 Act Vol (Tues): 38. Open bit (Tues): 127.

Eurodollar — 3-month deposit [ARTICLE]

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Eurodollar 3-month deposit 1 100 implied inlereit r,ile) Open High Low Sett Est Vol Mar 93 9659 9660 9657 9660 6500 June 9631 9631 9627 9629 7500 Sept 95 90 95 90 95 8/ 95 90 /000 Dec 95 30 95 30 95 28 95 30 1900 Mar 94 95

Euroyen — 3-month deposit [ARTICLE]

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Euroyen 3-month deposit Open High Low Sett Est Vol Mar 93 96 51 96 58 96 51 96 56 4500 June 96 69 96 69 96 66 96 69 3000 Sep! 96/1 96/1 96 65 96 69 2500 Dec 96/0 96/0 96 61 96 65 2000 Mar 94 96 4/

Fuel Oil [ARTICLE]

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Fuel Oil Simei Mei Price (19/1/93) SO 50. Open High Low Sett Est Vol Feb 93 79.00 79 00 7/80 77.90 950 Mar 79.40 79.00 77.10 77.40 1250 Apr 7750 7780 77 50 7750 725 May 7800 7800 7760A 7750 50 June 7800 7800 7760A 7750 35 My 7750 Aug

OPTIONS [ARTICLE]

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OPTIONS Strike prices which are closest to the at the money option Vol A Opan Int (Tuaa) Cal Put Act Open Act Open Vol bit Vol bit Eurodollar 0 50 85 1412 Euroyen 190 6537 0 4802 Nikkei 1465 ***** 939 ***** Fab 93 Nikkei Salt Cats Puts ***** 35

Japanese yen [ARTICLE]

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Japanese yen Open High Low Sett Est Vol m*93 000/%i nmiw 000/%oa oooms is kn 0 00/984 Sep 0 00/99? Oet 0 *****8 Act Vol (lues) 16 Open kit (lues) 106.

Euromark — 3-month deposit [ARTICLE]

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Euromark 3-month deposit Open High Low Sett Est Vol Mar 93 92 12 92 12 92 12 92 13 50 June 92 88 92 88 92 88 92 88 10 Sept 9342 Dec 9363 Mar 94 93 94 lun 93 98 Sep 9389 Dec 93 80 Act Vol (Tues): NI.

RAS COMMODITY EXCHANGE [ARTICLE]

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RAS COMMODITY EXCHANGE Rubber futures (Prices traded on NEAT at lpm Jan 20 1993 RSS 1 Contract (S cents/kg) Open Month High Low Sett Vol Interest Feb 93 150.00 149 75 149 75 175 1900 Mar ***** ***** 151.75 625 6850 Apr ***** 154 25 153.25 1125 7750 May *****

GOLD PRICES [ARTICLE]

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GOLD PRICES Tin Closing price* [Mt kih.i I fa $14 95 0 01k) lurnovw 62 i tonnes) Silver Closing price* (USS/lroy oi) Ned rues Singapore 3 685 J 695 i6B J69 Tues Mon Ne* Ymk (69 WO 16/3 68 tSSatJi Rolh\,hild Aluminium (Official closing quotation. US*/ Ml Ned Ism i

HIGH & LOW [ARTICLE]

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HIGH LOW Straits Times Industrials 1992/93 High. 1578.16 (20/1/93) 1992/93 Lot* 1310.95 (18/8/92) All time High 1607.12 (27/3/90) All-time Low 64.83 (29/6/65) Business Times Composite 1992/93 High 1J40.04 (18/1/93) 1992/93 Low. 1122.50 (18/8/92) All-time High 1435.43 (16/7/90) All-time Low 64.83 (29/6/65)

SES MAIN BOARD [ARTICLE]

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SES MAIN BOARD M shares quoted have a par value of $1 unless otherwise specified. Adjusted for scrip/riftrts. N Tai-eiempted dividend P/E ratios reflect the last annual consoldated results. P/E ratios and pots yields of foreicn shares are adjusted for currency differences. Trustee stocks under CPF Approved Investments Scheme, s:

MOST ACTIVES [ARTICLE]

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MOST ACTIVES Acma 2.594.000 Sime Spore 25c 2.533.000 H Plaza 50c 1.471.000 Inchcape 50c 1.227.000 EML 10c 936,000 H Prop Wt 802.000 PCI 25c 718.000 UE 676.000 SIA Foreign 639.000 Liang Court 50c 638.000

TURNOVER (CASH) [ARTICLE]

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TURNOVER (CASH) Sector Volume Value Industrials 2.135 m 2.247 m Finance 176,000 224.570 Hotels 204,000 178,550 Properties 472,000 397,605 Loan Stocks 118.000 58,925 Plantations 81,000 56.700 Mining Nil Nil Total 3.186 m 3.164 m

Share prices close at year's new high but in thin trading [ARTICLE]

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Share prices close at year's new high but in thin trading Gerry de Silve By SHARE prices recouped some overnight losses and closed higher in thin trading on the Singapore stock market yesterday. The market had eased on profittaking on Tuesday, after hitting the year's high for the third consecutive

TURNOVER (READY) [ARTICLE]

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TURNOVER (READY) Total Martet We. Tues Industrials 27 558 m 43 597 m Fmance 2655 m 3 330 m Hotels 2354 m 1 685 m Properties 4.328 m 5 294 m loans Stocks 4 417 m 5 364 m Plantations 337.000 1.194 m Mining 413.000 157.000 Total volume 42.062 m

INDICES [ARTICLE]

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INDICES lM 20 Ovinf ST Industrials IS78 16 4-5 14 ST Finance 2127 22 HO 97 SI Hotels 1009 25 I 73 ST Properties 739 4? 1 55 BT Composite 1336 71 172 B1MGA 7?? 89 0 54 BT 08 /OS 246 26 BT CADI ***** t- 12 BT OBV

CLOB INTERNATIONAL [ARTICLE]

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CLOB INTERNATIONAL MALAYSIAN Transaction Data: January 20. 1993 nil* 3 Curr Vo1 On B H M Cap High Low Company Traded Sato +er- -000 mgN Lew P/I *Z 1 121 xd 5 0 605 0 124 1 J£ AMOB50C 47 5 -15 2 47 5 47 5 3 5 26

UNIT TRUSTS [ARTICLE]

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UNIT TRUSTS Manager's pricaa for January 22 Singapore Unit Trust The Commerce 1 25 -1 31 The Savings Fund 107 112 S'pore Piog fund 050 053 S'pore Sec Fund 081 085 S pore Invest Fund 090 095 S'pore Equity Fund 0590 62 Asia Unit Trust Mai Invest Fund 163 171

Pepsi shifts Asia-Pacific division from here to HK [ARTICLE]

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Pepsi shifts Asia-Pacific division from here to HK Eddie Toh Singapore made area headquarters for South Asia region instead By SOFT-DRINKS giant PepsiCola International has just relocated its Asia-Pacific division from Singapore to Hongkong as part of its recent global restructuring exercise. Instead, the Republic has been made the area

All applications for Giken Sakata's initial public offer subjected to balloting [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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All applications for Giken Sakata's initial public offer subjected to balloting Kevin Lim By THE overwhelming response to Giken Sakata (Singapore)^ initial public offering (IPO) has resulted in all applications being subjected to balloting yesterday even the three largest bids for five million shares each. Giken's IPO 1993's first, and

NOL plans feeder between Japan and China [ARTICLE]

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NOL plans feeder between Japan and China NEPTUNE Orient Lines (NOL) is drawing up plans to set up its first feeder shipping service between Japan and China. Negotiations on this are still under way, but if all is well the new service will be implemented in the next two years.

Quadrant 'has found tenants' [ARTICLE]

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Quadrant 'has found tenants' STRAITS Steamship Land and partners yesterday disclosed that it had found tenants for their Quadrant office block at Cecil Street which was completed more than six months ago. Responding to a report that the Quadrant is still empty, an SSL spokesman released a list of tenants

Liang Court in venture to develop 66-ha site in China [ARTICLE]

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Liang Court in venture to develop 66-ha site in China LIANG COURT Holdings announced yesterday that its new joint venture, LF Industrial Estates Ltd (LFIE), is planning to develop a 66.7--hectare site in the Pearl River Delta region of China. The land at Shilou Town, in Panyu, which is two

Bousteadco liquidates PEB, winds down golf equipment business [ARTICLE]

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Bousteadco liquidates PEB, winds down golf equipment business BOUSTEADCO Singapore Ltd is calling it a day with PEB Technologies Pte Ltd and bailing out of the golf equipment business. PEB, in which it took a 70--per cent stake in 1990, has appointed provisional liquidators after encountering financial difficulties in connection

Integral launches production of new series of disk drives [ARTICLE]

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Integral launches production of new series of disk drives AMERICAN disk drive maker Integral Peripherals yesterday launched production of its new Ranger series of 1.8-inch disk drives here. Mr Steven B. Volk, president and chief executive officer of Integral Peripherals, said that the company would invest another US$7 million (5511.48

$2b property sales 'at risk after foreign ownership guidelines' [ARTICLE]

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$2b property sales 'at risk after foreign ownership guidelines' JOHOR BARU Twenty-one up-market property development projects worth M53.5 billion (552.21 billion) in sales were at risk of being abandoned following the strict enforcement of the 1974 guidelines on foreign ownership of property in Malaysia, a Housing Development Authority official said.

COMPANIES IN BRIEF

CCL spurns unsolicited offer [ARTICLE]

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CCL spurns unsolicited offer CYCLE Carriage Ltd (CCL) turned down an offer from an undisclosed party to buy its 43.3-per cent stake in Kuala Lumpur-listed Cold Storage (Malaysia) Bhd (CSM). In a statement, CCL said the "unsolicited conditional offer" was at M52.25 per share, valuing its 35.61 million shares at

Summa shareholders give nod [ARTICLE]

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Summa shareholders give nod SUMMA Investments shareholders, at an extraordinary general meeting yesterday, approved the sale by whollyowned subsidiary Forlidas Investments of 250,000 shares of US$lO-par each, or 25 per cent, in PT Astra Microtronics Technology to PT Astra Investments Limited. The disposal is on terms and conditions of the

Tuan Sing seals property deal [ARTICLE]

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Tuan Sing seals property deal TUAN Sing Holdings has completed the purchase for $20.2 million of the property at No. 9 Oxley Rise on Jan 19. Its wholly-owned subsidiary, Oxley Development, plans to develop a multi-storey commercial-cum-residential building comprising some 3,800 sq m of specialty commercial space and about 40

SPH's foreign holding drops [ARTICLE]

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SPH's foreign holding drops SINGAPORE Press Holdings has announced that its issued share capital held by foreigners was 47.85 per cent as at Jan 14. The fall in the foreign holding by almost 1.2 per cent is believed to be caused by shares being sent in for registration for the

Malayan Credit's new auditor [ARTICLE]

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Malayan Credit's new auditor MALAYAN Credit has appointed Price Waterhouse as its new auditor at its annual general meeting held yesterday. This is in line with the change of its auditing arrangements to be consistent with that of its parent company Cycle Carriage Ltd. At the same meeting, shareholders also

PCI receives $2m NSTB grant [ARTICLE]

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PCI receives $2m NSTB grant PCI Ltd has received a $2.19-million National Science and Technology Board grant to develop advanced liquid crystal displays (LCDs) used in handphones and watches. The grant, which was awarded in August last year, is part of the $49.37 million handed out by NSTB since December

Guthrie GTS rights acceptances [ARTICLE]

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Guthrie GTS rights acceptances GUTHRIE GTS has announced that at the close of its rights issue of 189.321 million shares at 23 cents apiece on Jan 18, acceptances were received for 184.18 million shares, or about 97.29 per cent of the total. The 5.13 million shares not taken up were

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SCOREBOARD [ARTICLE]

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SCOREBOARD MAIN CLOB Up On Unch Up On Unch Industrial 34 32 25 18 13 8 Finance 9 5 7 3 2 4 Hotels 2 6 3 110 Properties 3 5 6 4 8 3 Plantations 0 0 0 2 5 2 Mining 0 0 0 0 10 BLW 7

TOP RISES [ARTICLE]

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TOP RISES Inchcape 50c 685 +30 SPH Foreign 1660 f30 UOI 250 4 20 Wearnes 316 +18 Roth Inds 50c 560 +15 (JOB Foreign 875 10 UE 183 +9 Acma 254 f 8 Jurong Eng 50c 436 f8 NatSteel 50c 360 +8

TOP FALLS [ARTICLE]

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TOP FALLS First Capital ?99 13 Singmarine 50c 324 12 06S Foreign 1350 10 FAN 1140 10 Robinson 685 10 SPH 1010 10 Cerebos ?5c 450 8 Keppe. C Wt 380 8 Metro Hkjgs 472 6 ANA Hotels 158 5

500-tonne crane giving lift to company's operations [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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500-tonne crane giving lift to company's operations Tay Ee Ching By THIS rare 500-tonne German hydraulic truck crane touted to be the only one of its kind in Asia, excluding Japan should give a lift to the operations of local firm Tiong Woon Crane and Transport. It would also allow

1992 'a bad year for aerospace industry' [ARTICLE]

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1992 'a bad year for aerospace industry' LAST year was a difficult one for the world's aerospace industry, with civil and military sectors suffering declines, said Mr Louis Gallois, chairman and CEO of Aerospatiale. The commercial market was affected by the slowdown in the global economy with many airlines experiencing

Cheers! NZ whisky will soon be toast of Scots [ARTICLE]

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Cheers! NZ whisky will soon be toast of Scots WELLINGTON Forget coals to Newcastle or refrigerators to Eskimos; a New Zealand company announced on Tuesday that it had won the ultimate marketing breakthrough selling kiwi-made malt whisky in Scotland. Seagrams New Zealand said its 10-year-old single malt whisky, Lammerlaw, is

Clinton govt to remove Most Favoured Nation status from China' [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Clinton govt to remove Most Favoured Nation status from China' THE new United States administration under President Bill Clinton is unlikely to remove China's Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status, or to employ fiscal measures to stimulate the US economy, said a visiting US academic. Professor Walter Goldstein, professor of public

Dow Jones [ARTICLE]

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Dow Jones NEW YORK The stock market was mixed in early trading yesterday after Tuesday's late decline. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.63 points in the first half hour but then turned lower to show a 4.59-point loss at 3,251.4 one hour after the opening. AP

Joint chopper project going on well, says Aerospatiale chief [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Joint chopper project going on well, says Aerospatiale chief Gerry de Silva He dismisses fears of China withdrawing co-operation Maiden flights to be held next year By AEROSPATIALE chairman Louis Gallois has dismissed fears that Beijing will not cooperate on the new light helicopter being jointly developed by France, Singapore

Malaysia's royal tussle unlikely to harm business climate: Analysts [ARTICLE]

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Malaysia's royal tussle unlikely to harm business climate: Analysts KUALA LUMPUR A tussle between Malaysia's government and its hereditary rulers may have nudged up its political risk rating but is unlikely to harm the long-term business climate, political and economic analysts said yesterday. "Malaysia's risk rating will rise in the

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THE STRAITS TIMES Llfe! THURSDAY JANUARY 21, 1993

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Cover Story

The Lims' very own cinema [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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The Lims' very own cinema THE Lims, who live in a maisonette in Holland Road, do not go to the cinema anymore. Says Mr Lim Kim Seah (left), a sales manager of a firm dealing in industrial products, looking at his wife Ann for help: "I can't remember. I think

All you want to know about LDs [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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All you want to know about LDs RANGE: There are now between 3,000 and 4,000 movies on laser disc available in Singapore and the number is growing. Because an LD is not easily edited like a videotape, the range of movies on LD here used to be quite limited only

WHO BUYS AND SELLS THEM? [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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WHO BUYS AND SELLS THEM? THERE may be a slight overlap, but the average LD viewer is better-educated, more affluent and knowledgeable about movies than the video audience, all those who were interviewed agree. As Forward International's Mr Anthony Wee puts it: "I hate to use the word Yuppie, but

Hot discs [ARTICLE]

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Hot discs UNTIL recently, laser discs (LDs) and LD players were almost like some sort of space-age gadget in Singapore so sophisticated and expensive that it was quite unthinkable for one to be seen sitting in an average HDB home. It was seen only in karaoke lounges, where Singaporeans were

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Society

Explosive rock at TNT [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Explosive rock at TNT Ida Bachtiar Singapore Beat Maybe the slamdancing ban is because of these posers They don't know the rules. If someone falls, you must pick, if someone dives, you must catch. But they just punch and fl) kick. 7 Band member Ahmad Yazid makes you question what

A right royal whipping [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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A right royal whipping In the wake of unbridled reporting of royal and other scandals in Britain, a government proposal to guarantee privacy has kicked up a storm. STEVE THOMPSON pieces together the saga from newspaper reports. THE report by the committee headed by Sir David Calcutt (right) recommends that

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HK films a hit in LA [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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HK films a hit in LA b_B K Hongkong action movies are finding a B ready audience in Los Angeles, K as a recent film festival there shows. L Jackie Chan was without doubt the hero of the festival. His stunts were so amazing that at one point we had

Beautiful intimacy [ARTICLE]

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Beautiful intimacy Alexlus Pereira Budget CDs Brahms. Violin Sonatas No. 1 A 3. Szeryng (violin) Rubinstein (piano). RCA Gold Seat GD *****. $19.90. Brahms. Violin Sonatas No. 1 2. Zukerman (viola) Barenboim (piano). DG Galleria *****8-2. $21. IF THERE is one quality about virtually all of Brahms' chamber music which

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Environment-friendly cars [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Environment-friendly cars In Taiwan, electric cars and other Vehicles with a conscience' could revolutionise urban motor transport sooner than most people think. A^ELECTRTC^OW^ ERED car was produced in France as early as 1880. However, it was soon surpassed by the internal combustion engine. Few people therefore wanted to devote their

Benevolent guardians of the kitchen [ARTICLE]

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Benevolent guardians of the kitchen Gods And Goddesses: The Kitchen God THE Kitchen God, also known as ruler of the kitchen (Zhaojun or Zhaowang), is so popular among the Chinese that he is worshipped in almost every household. It is said that once upon a time, there was a wealthy

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High on music, low on storyline [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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High on music, low on storyline TUMINAH SAPAWI previews Memory, a Malaysian film about drug addiction, which will be shown on SBC 5 on Monday. MEMORY, the much talked-about Malaysian film on drug addiction, will be aired on Singapore television next Monday. Despite a rather thin storyline, the film received

Green, ghostly and funny [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Green, ghostly and funny SHERRI JALIL Last week, arts group Perkumpulan Seni put up a show with a difference a cultural night focusing on environmental issues. ENVIRONMENTAL concern and the arts came together last weekend at the Malam Gema Seni VIII cultural night, organised by Singapore arts group Perkumpulan Seni.

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Sonny and cheer [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Sonny and cheer Te_l and styling: TERENCE ANG; photography: LILEN UY; makeup: LEON LIM o< Sheer Look Beauty Sslon; hair: ANGELA KOH otFo* II Sa,on; accessories: HELIOPOLIS: model: TA Y SIM. YN LAYSIA-BORN designer Sonny San ws upon European influences for his ing-summer '93 collection, t its forefront is an

Fluid and lustrous [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Fluid and lustrous Dinah Lee Tried Tested NEW packaging, new formula, old price. Revlon is relaunching its New Classic Nail Enamel this month with what it describes as improved product benefits. The new bottle features touches of gold to lend glamour and to bring its design in line with that

Just loafing [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Just loafing LIONNEL LIM From humble peasant shoes to an icon of middle-class American living, loafers have come a long way since they took on their present form in the '30s. Top row (from left): Penny loafer ($295) from Parallax at Galeries Lafayette; Gucci black suede loafer ($499) from Gucci

Spots on skin [ARTICLE]

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Spots on skin Your Beauty Questions GO TO a beautician if you need corrective makeup or want to pamper yourself with a facial treatment. Buy skincare cosmetics if you need a moisturise- for dry skin or an astringent lotion for oily skin. But do yourself a favour and consult a

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