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STREATS Treats for the Streets MONDAY 6 November 2000 Another quality publication of Singapore Press Holdings E-mail: streats@sph.com.sg MITA (P) 103/06/200C

PM: Don't set Malays back [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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PM: Don't set Malays back PM to AMP Don't break up S'pore Work with Malay MPs Stick to meritocracy A DIVIDED Singapore, torn apart by race and religion, with each group selfishly pressing for more, more, more. Do you want this? It is an ugly possibility. It could become reality

SQ006CRASH: The Aftermath

Black Sunday for colleagues [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Black Sunday for colleagues by Sheela Narayanan BLACK SUNDAY. That’s how it was for a Singapore Airlines’ cabin crew supervisor. Yesterday, the man who did not want to be named, attended the funeral services of three colleagues flight stewardess Irene Ang Miau Lee, chief steward Surash Anandan, and cabin crew

SIA's $7m offer: Enough... Not enough [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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SIA's $7m offer: Enough... Not enough US$4OO,OOO or *****,000. That’s the money Singapore Airlines is offering to each of the families of passengers killed in last Tuesday’s crash of SQOO6 in Taipei. Aviation law expert Peter Koh said the offer was “generous, sensitive and humane”. The family of a Malaysian

Payouts to crash victims [ARTICLE]

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Payouts to crash victims #TWA Flight 800, crashed off Long Island, New York, July 1996 Compensation offered: U 5575,000 (*****,250) per victim killed Silk Air MIIBS crashed into Musi River, Palembang, Indonesia, in December 1997 Compensation offered: U *****,000 per victim killed. This amount was raised from the earlier maximum

Too early to accept responsibility: Lawyer [ARTICLE]

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Too early to accept responsibility: Lawyer IT IS premature for anyone to accept full responsibility for the tragic crash of SQ 006 as investigations are still ongoing, said an experienced aviation lawyer, Mr Peter Koh. When contacted by The Straits Times yesterday, Mr Koh, who is based in Vancouver, said

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Coffee-shop assistant's good deed [ARTICLE]

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Coffee-shop assistant's good deed onekindact. Lionel <ioh, 30 WOULD you run three blocks of flats to return a stranger his wallet? Well, a stranger did that forme. had walked away from a coffee-shop after a meal and left my wallet on the table. The coffee-shop assistant found it and chased

HDB estate gets $40m upgrade [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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HDB estate gets $40m upgrade EVERTON Park HDB housing estate still blends with the surrounding old charm, even after an estimated $4O million face-lift under Housing and Development Board’s (HDB’s) Main Upgrading Programme. When HDB architect Michelle Lim, 38, started redesigning the 36-year-old estate, she found that residents lacked open

Hot-tempered wife-beater jailed [ARTICLE]

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Hot-tempered wife-beater jailed AN antique dealer lost his temper and attacked his wife after she called him a lazy bum. Soh Kee Lam, 36, banged his wife’s head against a wall and slapped her after she asked him to go out and look for a job. He had earlier threatened

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Odd-job man found dead [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Odd-job man found dead AN odd-job worker was found dead outside a coffeeshop opposite Sim Lim Tower yesterday morning at 3.40 am. According to witnesses, Mr Chen Wencheng, 27, was quarrelling with a group of five men aged around 20 at the junction of Jalan Besar and Mayo Street, opposite

Motorcyclist skids, dies [ARTICLE]

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Motorcyclist skids, dies ON Saturday a man lost control of his motorcycle and suffered fatal injuries. At about 6.09 pm Muhamad Fadzil Abd Jamil, 21, was travelling on the slip road of the BKE into Bukit Panjang, when he is thought to have lost control of his motorcycle and skidded.

Bus skids, blocks 3 lanes [ARTICLE]

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Bus skids, blocks 3 lanes ABUS skidded along Upper Serangoon Road and ended up on the opposite side of the road yesterday, blocking three lanes of traffic. The 35-year-old driver is believed to have lost control of the 103 bus at about B.loam. The SBS bus hit the road divider

Van with 12 overturns [ARTICLE]

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Van with 12 overturns IN the early hours of yesterday morning, at 3.49 am, a 24-year-old man was driving a van along the Merchant Road slip road into the CTE when he lost control of his vehicle. The van skidded and overturned. Luckily the driver and his 11 passengers, aged

Housing of illegals Review of law possible, says PM [ARTICLE]

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Housing of illegals Review of law possible, says PM HARSH punishment recently meted out to people who housed illegal immigrants has prompted Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong to consider a review of the law. While the Prime Minister thought there was no need for a change now, he said: ‘Nothing

Singapore Bull Terriers Club President Chris Tan holds a dog at the first ever dog show in Singapore for the bull terrier breed. Sixty dogs took part in the show, which was judged by Joy Shafer from Australia. The club also offers talks aimed at dispelling misconceptions of the bull terrier as killer breed [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Singapore Bull Terriers Club President Chris Tan holds a dog at the first ever dog show in Singapore for the bull terrier breed. Sixty dogs took part in the show, which was judged by Joy Shafer from Australia. The club also offers talks aimed at dispelling misconceptions of the bull

Our weather girl says... [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Our weather girl says It's going to be hard to keep those feet dry today. Showers and thunder can be expected in the morning over most areas. Temperatures will hit a high of 32 degrees Celsius. You can catch the 2.2-m high tide at 6.30 pm. Weather girl from Carrie

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From this week... [ARTICLE]

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From this week... If you've always wanted to visit Angkor Wat, the largest temple in the world, now's the time to do it. Silk Air is starting a new service to Siem Reap in Northern Cambodia, gateway to the temples of Angkor. The flight will depart every Tuesday and Friday.

Remember... [ARTICLE]

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Remember... Tomorrow's the last day to to bid for you COE for November. Bid applications can be submitted through the ATMs ofDBS/POSBank, OCBC, OUB and UOB, other electronic COE bidding services provided by DBS, OUB and UOB; or via the OUB Phonebank.

Check this out... [ARTICLE]

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Check this out... Witness the colourful ritual and daily lives of the ancient Chinese at an ongoing exhibition at the Asian Civilisations Museum. On display are 100 bronzes from the ShangtotheTang dynasties which include ritual vessels, weapons and chariot embellishments. Free admission till Dec 1. Call 332-3248 for details.

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The customer isn't always right [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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The customer isn't always right THIS is a true story. A family of holiday-makers was on their way to the Changi Airport after a happy and rewarding stay in Singapore. As they were cruising along the highway lined with pretty shrubs, the mother realised to her absolute horror that she

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Cardinal Sin: Bow out now or face humiliation I won't go, says Estrada [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Cardinal Sin: Bow out now or face humiliation I won't go, says Estrada MANILA Philippine President Joseph Estrada spurned demands by tens of thousands of protesters on Saturday that he resign. People crowded streets and highway overpasses in Manila for a church-sponsored rally demanding that he quit over alleged illegal

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HK link to Fiji drugs [ARTICLE]

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HK link to Fiji drugs -AFP SUVA A Hongkong national has admitted some of the charges laid against him in Fiji, following one of the world’s biggest heroin seizures. Police from Australia, Canada, Fiji, New Zealand and the US last week seized 357 kg of heroin with a street value

Clinton to skip N Korea [ARTICLE]

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Clinton to skip N Korea Reuters CHAPPAQUA, New York North Korea will not be on US President Bill Clinton’s itinerary during his upcoming trip to Asia. But he may go there before he leaves office in January. White House spokesman Mr Jake Siewert said on Saturday: “The President has not

Myanmar border fighting [ARTICLE]

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Myanmar border fighting AP MAE SOT, Thailand Fighting between Myanmar government forces and ethnic Karen rebels entered a third day on Saturday. More than 400 soldiers belonging to the Myanmar army and their guerilla allies in the Democratic Karen Buddhist Army have been attacking a stronghold of the Karen National

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Rabuka faces army ban [ARTICLE]

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Rabuka faces army ban Reuters SUVA Former premier Sitiveni Rabuka was banned yesterday from army bases after being accused of involvement in a failed coup. A curfew resumed at Bpm (4pm Singapore time) yesterday as searches went on for some of a group of 20 rebels who escaped after Thursday’s

China's first spaceman [ARTICLE]

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China's first spaceman Reuters > CHINA China will soon put a person into space and become the third nation in the world to boast manned space flight, a top Chinese aerospace official said. A manned launch was not far off, VicePresident Hu Hongfu of China Aerospace Science Technology Corp said

MP's murder sets stage for Kedah by-election [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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MP's murder sets stage for Kedah by-election Bernama, AFP ALOR STAR A by-election for the Lunas state seat in Kedah will probably be held this month before the beginning of Ramadan, following the killing of its assemblyman Dr Joe Fernandez on Saturday. Kedah/Perlis Election Officer Abdul Hamid AN, when contacted,

M'sia cops use gas, water cannons [ARTICLE]

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M'sia cops use gas, water cannons -AP KUALA LUMPUR Police fired tear gas, then sprayed chemical-laced water yesterday to break up opposition protests. Several people were arrested but no injuries were reported as policemen beat back protesters shouting anti-government slogans, eyewitnesses said. Hundreds of riot police blocked off roads in

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Website with attitude [ARTICLE]

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Cheated wives cry for help [ARTICLE]

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Cheated wives cry for help -AFP BEIJING Wife cheating is on the rise in southern China, and officials are being urged to do more after pleas from women who would like to see their husbands a bit more often, state media reported. In the first nine months of this year,

The humanoid robot Roboview, 114cm tall and weighing 39kg, hugs a little boy to express its "affection" during the RoboFesta exhibition in Kawasaki, in Tokyo. Japan's ATR Laboratory developed the Roboview for the research of communications with human beings, and it is now on sale for $US 92,600 ($161,000) [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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The humanoid robot Roboview, 114cm tall and weighing 39kg, hugs a little boy to express its "affection" during the RoboFesta exhibition in Kawasaki, in Tokyo. Japan's ATR Laboratory developed the Roboview for the research of communications with human beings, and it is now on sale for $US 92,600 ($161,000) Pic:

Hair-raising [ARTICLE]

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Hair-raising knowornot In 18th century England, women's wigs were sometimes 1 metre high. These wigs were dusted with flour and decorated with fruit, replicas of gardens, or even model ships. Women would wear the wigs continuously for several months, matting them with lard to keep them from coming apart. It

In its Olympic bid, Beijing says: Paint the town grey [ARTICLE]

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In its Olympic bid, Beijing says: Paint the town grey -AP BEIJING Aspiring to host the Olympics and take its place among great world capitals, Beijing has ordered its buildings to assume a uniform colour scheme: grey. Xinhua News Agency quoted city planner Fu Bonan saying that designers and architects

Elephant derails train [ARTICLE]

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Elephant derails train Bernama KUALA LUMPUR An elephant caused part of train to derail in Malaysia’s Kelantan State after it slipped and fell onto the track. The elephant slammed into the power generating car at the end of the train, was pulled underneath and killed, reports said. None of the

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House where Elian lived proves lucky [ARTICLE]

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House where Elian lived proves lucky fancythat. MIAMI The house where Elian Gonzalez, six, used to live may have made 192 Florida lottery players a little bit richer. The boy's great-uncle, Delfin Gonzalez, announced on Thursday that he had purchased the house at 2319 NW Second St. Hours later, the

After giving up at TV talk show host's office Greek bus hijacker jumps to death [ARTICLE]

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After giving up at TV talk show host's office Greek bus hijacker jumps to death Reuters ATHENS A Greek man who hijacked a busload of elderly Japanese tourists before surrendering to TV show host, Makis Triandafyllopoulos’ office, committed suicide yesterday, shortly before being charged, police said. They said that Christos

Rupert The Bear turns 80 [ARTICLE]

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Rupert The Bear turns 80 Reuters LONDON Mickey Mouse was still a twinkle in Disney’s eye when Rupert The Bear was born. Now 80, Rupert, along with Bill Badger, Algy Pug and Pong Ping, was born in Britain’s Daily Express on Nov 8,1920 when media magnate Lord Beaverbrook aimed at

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Iran: Quake-proof shrine [ARTICLE]

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Iran: Quake-proof shrine -AFP TEHRAN Iran, one of the most earthquakeprone regions in the world, has built its first quake-proof mosque, the official IRNA news agency reported yesterday. The all-wood mosque, located near the north-eastern city of Neshabur, took 14 months to construct and can withstand shocks of up to

Court boost for women [ARTICLE]

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Court boost for women -AFP CAIRO Egypt’s Constitutional Court on Saturday ruled unconstitutional the laws stating that a woman needs permission from her husband to get a passport. The court also ruled unconstitutional laws allowing the Interior and Foreign ministries to look into the allocation of individual passports, saying “the

Woman baby-seller held [ARTICLE]

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Woman baby-seller held -AFP TBILISI A 36-year-old woman holding both Canadian and Georgian nationality sold newborn babies to foreigners, local police said Saturday. The women, identified as Galina Gorelik, was arrested on Friday along with several alleged accomplices on charges of having sold around 20 babies for US$l5,OOO ($26,000) each.

UK government plans handbook on marriage for couples to live... Happily ever after [ARTICLE]

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UK government plans handbook on marriage for couples to live... Happily ever after -AFP LONDON The government is helping to fund a guide on how to have the perfect marriage which will be handed out to every British couple planning a wedding, the Observer newspaper reported yesterday. The booklet Married

Doggy problems [ARTICLE]

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Doggy problems Reuters gofigure How many postmen in Britain were bitten by dogs last year? 7,000 of them. Almost one in 10 had to take time off to recover from their injuries. Fending off ferocious mutts is a daily occupational hazard for most postmen, who would probably need lessons on

Doctor's double life [ARTICLE]

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Doctor's double life -AP Bigamist's death sparks family feud BALDWIN HARBOUR, New York Dr Jean-Claude Dominique was living the American dream twice. Haitian-born “Dr Dorn” had a nice home with his wife and two kids. When he wasn’t there, he spent his time with Wife No 2 and their two

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Sub:'No bodies found' [ARTICLE]

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Sub:'No bodies found' -AP MOSCOW Russian and Norwegian divers entered the fourth compartment of the sunken nuclear submarine Kursk yesterday and found it badly damaged, but there were no immediate signs of any bodies, a navy official said. Navy spokesman Capt Vladimir Navrotsky said that the divers were able to

Soros promises aid [ARTICLE]

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Soros promises aid -AP TBILISI, Georg ia American billionaire George Soros said on Saturday he will provide aid to implement an anti-corruption programme in Georgia. “We’re all very impressed by the approach and quality of the work done in preparation by the anti-corruption council,” said Mr Soros, who has funded

Mega deals at IT meet [ARTICLE]

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Mega deals at IT meet -AP BANGALORE, India In the pavilion of an ornate palace, thousands of jobseekers and dealmakers swarmed Asia’s largest information technology fair as it ended yesterday. At least 365,000 visitors attended the fiveday Bangalore IT.Com, where thousands of deals were signed between top information technology companies

Bush's arrest story kept for 3 months [ARTICLE]

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Bush's arrest story kept for 3 months AP Portland Press Herald editor felt it happened too long ago to be relevant PORTLAND, Maine The Portland Press Herald did not report on George W. Bush’s drunken-driving arrest even though one of its reporters was aware of the story more than three

Clinton: Gore nearly as good as me [ARTICLE]

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Clinton: Gore nearly as good as me -AP WASHINGTON President Bill Clinton said last week that US voters “can get the next best thing” by electing Al Gore. “We’ve got to win this election,” said Mr Clinton. There were cheers of “four more years” from the audience as radio host

Gore takes a football break [ARTICLE]

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Gore takes a football break AFP MEMPHIS, Tennessee With just 72 hours before the polls open in the most hotly contested election since 1960, Democratic White House hopeful Al Gore was to take a break on Saturday to watch his 18-year-old son play football. So after striving to energise core

Barak to Arafat: Be bold [ARTICLE]

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Barak to Arafat: Be bold Reuters TEL AVIV Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak, evoking the memory of slain Israeli leader Yitzhak Rabin, called publicly on Palestinian President Yasser Arafat on Saturday to halt violence and strike a “peace of the brave”. Addressing a rally on the fifth anniversary of Mr

Hand transplant man 'cannot afford drugs' [ARTICLE]

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Hand transplant man 'cannot afford drugs' -AFP LONDON The first recipient of a hand transplant cannot afford the anti-rejection drugs he needs to ensure the operation remains successful, his surgeon said on Saturday. Nadey Hakim, of St Mary’s Hospital said that New Zealander Clint Hallam, who received his new limb

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Tommy is on the run [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Tommy is on the run Reuters JAKARTA Millionaire Hutomo ‘Tommy’ Mandala Putra, sentenced to jail for graft, will not give himself up until he gets a letter from President Abdurrahman Wahid rejecting his appeal for a pardon. The youngest of former President Suharto, who disappeared from his Jakarta mansion on

Shah Rukh says sorry to S'pore fans [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Shah Rukh says sorry to S'pore fans LIKE the heroes he portrays, Shah Rukh Khan came to the aid of his organisers in Singapore and helped shield them from the wrath of his fans. The Bollywood star flew into Singapore to explain why he had postponed his concert a second

Laos minister to get asylum in New Zealand [ARTICLE]

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Laos minister to get asylum in New Zealand -afp BANGKOK Laotian minister Khamsay Souphanouvong, missing from his post for several months, is now in New Zealand, which is granting him political asylum. The Nation daily said yesterday that Khamsay left Bangkok for New Zealand on Saturday, after spending several months

Fujimura faked his historical digs [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Fujimura faked his historical digs -AFP TOKYO Japan’s famed archaeologist, dubbed “God’s hands” for his ability to discover ancient dwellings, admitted yesterday to having buried historical “discoveries” before unearthing them as new finds. “I sincerely regret it,” said Shinichi Fujimura, deputy director of Tohoku Paleolithic Institute. Last month, he claimed

Fergie meets the Dalai Lama [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Fergie meets the Dalai Lama -AFP NEW DELHI Former Duchess of York, Sarah Ferguson, paid a visit to the Dalai Lama in India to find out how her Children in Crisis charity could help Tibetan refugees here. “What brings me here is my keen interest to know more about the

Osama 'satisfied' with Yemen blast [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Osama 'satisfied' with Yemen blast -afr| CAIRO Fundamentalist Saudi billionaire Osama Bin Laden “thanked God” for the bombing of the US destroyer in Yemen on Oct 12, the Arabic daily alHayat reported on Saturday. Quoting “Arab sources close to Bin Laden”, it said he told supporters that he was satisfied

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Drivers from hell? Commuters to blame, too [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Drivers from hell? Commuters to blame, too I READ “Streats” on Oct 31 and hope to add some of my thoughts. I think it’s unfair that bus drivers come in for so much criticism. I think some passengers are at fault too. For example, some passengers press the bell only

Kiasu Singapore commuters [ARTICLE]

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Kiasu Singapore commuters WHAT do you hate about bus rides? What an interesting question in Streats. I do catch them fairly regularly on weekdays and weekends. My biggest gripe about the bus is nothing to do with the buses or the buses drivers. It has everything to do with the

Exemplary driver [ARTICLE]

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Exemplary driver I UNDERSTAND how your readers feel about inconsiderate bus drivers, but I would just like to say I wish they could all be like the driver of No 358 in the mornings. This guy is great. He always says good morning, waits for people who are running for

Progress of a nation [ARTICLE]

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Progress of a nation MAHATMA Gandhi once said: "The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated." If this is truly the case, then I am sad to declare we are far behind despite all our advances and intention to

Website, please [ARTICLE]

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Website, please I ALWAYS pick up a copy of Streats whenever I can. But then on some days when I have been unable to I wished that Streats had a website at Asia One. Is there any Streats website? KuekJinhua

Soccer stats, please [ARTICLE]

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Soccer stats, please EVERY day, I definitely pick up Streats at the MRT station when I go to work. This is a very good newspaper, the best I've ever had, with short and sharp news from around the world, delivered to the people going to work. Thank you for this.

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Angels come down to earth [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Angels come down to earth AP LOS ANGELES It was cheesecake. It was empowerment. It was big hair and tiny bikinis. It was female action heroes years before Sigourney Weaver kicked Alien butt. It was women as buddies, comrades, teammates. Now, it’s a movie. Charlie's Angels, that 1970 s embodiment

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Soto so good [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Soto so good two shoes by Judi Low Give us a call Everyone seems to think they know where the best food can be found. So, why not share your secrets with us? Mnd if your recommendation is good, well give you a limited edition Streats watch. You can reach

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tit bits The art of drinking soup: When you are served soup in a cup with one or two handles, it is okay to drink the soup directly from the cup. But when served in a bowl, always use a soup spoon. Don't pick the bowl up to drink the

where to go [ARTICLE]

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where to go JANIi Lim, estate agent, recommends you try: Penang Prawn Noodles Address: Coffee shop at 212 Telok Ayer Street (opposite Amoy Food Centre) Open: 10.30am-2pm She says: This new stall sells simply delicious home-cooked prawn noodles. I like it because 1) They use authentic home-cooked small fried onions

Do you care who wins the US presidential elections? [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Do you care who wins the US presidential elections? r Just one question Mr S Aanandha, 25, is an engineer I MUST admit, I am rather curious. I mean, when you switch on the television, the elections are pretty much in your face, especially if you have cable. I’ve managed

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No mercy from Robson [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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No mercy from Robson Reuters LONDON -There was nostalgia, but no mercy from Bobby Robson on Saturday as his Newcastle United side came back for a 2-1 win over his former passion, Ipswich Town. Robson’s illustrious coaching career, which now spans five decades, took off at the East Anglian club,

Auxerre deals blow to PSG's title hopes [ARTICLE]

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Auxerre deals blow to PSG's title hopes AP PARIS Paris Saint-Germain suffered its second straight league setback on Saturday as it went down 0-1 at Auxerre to deal a blow to its title hopes. Modest Sedan added to PSG’s misfortune by thumping Guingamp 3-0 away to go top of the

Uday tortures losing Iraqi soccer team [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Uday tortures losing Iraqi soccer team UDAY Hussein lived up to his reputation as football’s worst loser last week when three Iraqi soccer stars were imprisoned and tortured as punishment for the national side’s ignominious exit from the Asian Cup. The soccer-mad son of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein also sacked

Lions play badly but win [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Lions play badly but win SINGAPORE 1 CAMBODIA 0 SINGAPORE started its Tiger Cup defence on a winning note by beating Cambodia 1-0 in Songkhla yesterday. But the performance of the champions was far from convincing. If anything, it would have convinced group rivals Vietnam and Malaysia of their chances

Woods, Vijay tie for Tour C'ship lead [ARTICLE]

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Woods, Vijay tie for Tour C'ship lead -AP ATLANTA Despite a summer rampage that produced three consecutive Major championships, Tiger Woods could notwin golf’s true Grand Slam this year. But in the final round of the Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club, he has a chance to win a

Clarke stakes claim to Volvo victory [ARTICLE]

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Clarke stakes claim to Volvo victory -AP JEREZ (Spain) -As Colin Montgomerie blew his chances and Lee Westwood bounced back, Darren Clarke staked a claim to victory and strengthened his challenge to top the European money-list when he fired a four-under-par 68 to finish 11-under overall at 205 in the

Lakers credit defence for win [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Lakers credit defence for win Los Angeles Times O'Neal and Bryant shine as LA beats Grizzlies 98-89 VANCOUVER (British Columbia) The Los Angeles Lakers put the rings and banners and centre-court poetry behind them. The rest of the season they will spend on the grind that most recently was a

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Pele attacks 'slave trade' [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Pele attacks 'slave trade' Reuters BERLIN Soccer legend Pele has compared the international transfer of young players to the slave trade. “In Brazil, Argentina and in Africa it is most dangerous. It is like with slave ownership,” the Brazilian, who turned 60 last month, told Germany’s Sueddeutsche Zeitung in an

Tennis legend picks the next superstar [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Tennis legend picks the next superstar AFP SYDNEY Australian Tony Roche, regarded as the best coach in the business, has nominated a quartet of young players as the most likely to succeed Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi as the next superstars of tennis. Based on a combination of talent, experience

Banned Indian cricketer pelted with rotten eggs [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Banned Indian cricketer pelted with rotten eggs -AFP NEW DELHI Political activists stormed a media club on Saturday and pelted rotten eggs at all-rounder Ajay Jadeja (left) who, along with four other national cricketers, has been accused of match fixing. Activists belonging to the Shiv Sena, screamed slogans against the

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