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The Straits Times, 25 December 1994

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Masthead [TITLE SECTION]

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Surprise for Armenian Bishop [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Surprise for Armenian Bishop Geraldine Kan By WHEN he was last here in April, Bishop Dr Oshagan Choloyan saw the Armenian Church looking rather run-down. When he returned on Friday after its restoration, he was pleasantly surprised. The last time, it was all dusty, paint was falling off," said the

The New Paper special issue [ARTICLE]

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The New Paper special issue THE Prime Minister wishes all Christians a Merry Christmas. The Sunday Times wishes all our Christian readers a Merry Christmas. There will be no publication of The Straits Times, Business Times and Bertta Harlan tomorrow. WHAT shocking trend is worrying Singapore schools and parents' Who

Congress plans repeal of War Powers Act [ARTICLE]

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Congress plans repeal of War Powers Act WASHINC.TON In a move to enharve presidential 'lexi bilitv in foreign affairs, the new Republican majority in Congress plans to act quickly to repeal the Vietnam-era War Powers Resolution The measure, passed by a Democratic f'ongress in 1973 over President Richard Nix nn's

Many couples can't afford 5½ -dav week [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Many couples can't afford 5½ -da v week Cherian George Wang Hui Ling Survey shows work ethic here as strong as ever By and THE 5 -day week is a luxury that more than one-third of working husbands and wives in Singa{>ore feel they cannot afford Although the five- or

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OUTSTANDING 1^ Qinnannnp'c Thaksin Shinawatra: IJI So this is [mh Ife^r!*: I*'1 SSSSUSe World's JS CliPßtinas, w|| gEr fopeign policy richest J.^i^L'S£>; u done? QS flnlil i UlWygar 1 miniSierf .1 teM us their one good deed of the year

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NEWS FOCUS

Patten calls for Sino-British 'bridge' for HK in 1997 [ARTICLE]

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Patten calls for Sino-British 'bridge' for HK in 1997 Mary Kwang By Hongkong Correspondent GOVKRNOK (hi is Pitt*-n has called (or a Sino- British transitional group that would serve as a bridge between the Incoming ami outgoing sovereign povtn in 1997 when Hongkong becomes a Special Administrative Region (SAR) aI

Party faces split as Indian minister quits [ARTICLE]

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Party faces split as Indian minister quits NEW DELHI India's ruling Congress (I) party was lacing a split yesterday after Human Resources Minister Arjun Singh resigned from Prime Minister P V. Narasimha Rao's government, the fifth Cabinet member to step down in two weeks "I have sent in my rcsig

Policeman set ablaze by protester [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Policeman set ablaze by protester A POLICEMAN in Istanbul, Turkey, running in flames as a second officer tries to help after a demonstrator (behind) had thrown petrol over him in a rooftop protest on Friday. Police were evacuating people from a building before it was due to be demolished. The

First Aids test using saliva approved [ARTICLE]

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First Aids test using saliva approved WASHINGTON The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first Aids test that uses saliva instead of blood to determine whether a person has been infected by the virus But the agency warned on Fi iday that the saliva test is not as accurate

China plans pay rise for law officials to curb corruption [ARTICLE]

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China plans pay rise for law officials to curb corruption BfclUlNc; Chinese lawmak ers are considering increasing the salaries of judges and procurators in a bid to stamp out corruption that is damaring the governments unatffe and destabilising the country. Xinhua said Delegates to tne current session of the National

Armed men seize Air France plane [ARTICLE]

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Armed men seize Air France plane ALGIERS Armed men seized a French airliner with more than 280 people Including two French diplomats on board at Algiers airport yesterday. Air France and French officials said. Nineteen passengers, mostly women, were freed by the hijackers, an Air France spokesman in Paris said.

Marry as early as possible, KL govt urges Muslims [ARTICLE]

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Marry as early as possible, KL govt urges Muslims THE Malaysian government has urged Muslims in the country to marry as early as possible, instead of marrying late or staying single, in order to deter them from vice and an immoral lifestyle. Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department. Datuk

West tells Moscow to limit civilian casualties in Chechnya [ARTICLE]

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West tells Moscow to limit civilian casualties in Chechnya WASHINGTON As Russian jets and helicopters continued to bomb and strafe the Chechen capital. Western governments have called on Moscow to limit civilian casualties in the conflict. The US State Department on Friday expressed its growing concern for the fate of

Police raid two illegal games saloons again after one month [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Police raid two illegal games saloons again after one month POLICE seized 18 billiard ta bles and 19 illegal games ma chines when they raided two unliceneed games saloons on Friday night, barely one month after raids were conducted in the same two places. Sergeant Yong Chok Choon. a licensing

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WORLD

Pentium bug hits university labs and government agencies most [ARTICLE]

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Pentium bug hits university labs and government agencies most Just a micro flaw? THK flaw, a missing instruction In the Pentium chip, does not affect things consumers find most useful and fun about computers, such as word processing and games. It can, however, produce a wrong answer in division problem*

Dutch working towards infant euthanasia policy [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Dutch working towards infant euthanasia policy dhgf Euthanasia, or mercy-killing, is still technically illegal in the Netherlands. But doctors who follow a set of guidelines which stipulate that incurably ill patients in unrelievable pain must repeatedly and lucidly ask for death can expect immunity from prosecution. 2 doctors on trial

Kids, stay clear, here comes Santa [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Kids, stay clear, here comes Santa These days, just dressing up as Santa alone, it seems, is not enough to attract much attention. They're trying harder like cycling on a tight-rope. Playing Santa 40 m in the air in Alcobendas near Madrid on Friday is German performer Meikel Alexander. His

Matthew's Gospel: 'First material evidence found' [ARTICLE]

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Matthew's Gospel: 'First material evidence found' LONDON A German scholar had found the first material evidence that the Gospel according to St Matthew was an eyewitness account written by contemporaries of Jesus Christ, I he limes u«'usp.t|MM report«*d yesterday The news|M|NT said the e\ idence was .1 potentially important breakthrough

Chechnya conflict threatens Yeltsin's hold on power [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Chechnya conflict threatens Yeltsin's hold on power News Analysis MOSCOW In less than two weeks. Russian President Boiis Yeltsin has turned a smouldering rebellion in remote Chechnya into a conflagration that threatens his presidency In the process. Russian politics has been convulsed more violently than at any time since Mr

All set for a long dip in the Atlantic [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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All set for a long dip in the Atlantic picture. Frenchman Guy Deiage, 42, resting aboard his raft at Cape Verde at the begnrang of his attempted swim across the Atlantic Ocean on Wednesday. He is swimming from Cape Verde in Africa to Martinique in the Caribbean. He has been

US economy this year shows best results in a decade [ARTICLE]

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US economy this year shows best results in a decade WASHINGTON Ne* government reports released on Friday added to the emerging [Mn trait of a US economy that this year has had the best combination of strong growth and low inflation in a decade Consumer spending and business investment, which

Dow up 18.5 [ARTICLE]

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Dow up 18.5 DOU JONKS 178 bine chip* clotted with strong gains far the third straight day on Friday as investors snapped np stocks before the Christmas holiday weekend. The Dow Jones industrial average closed up 18. SI points at 3,833.13, building on a strong December rally. The market will

Italian President resists pressure for snap polls [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Italian President resists pressure for snap polls 'The President's thinking is that elections should take place only after Parliament has written the rules.' Outgoing Interior Minister Roberto Maroni. ROMK President Luigi Scalfaro is atvMtag ahead with a search (or a way out of Italy's political crisis. determined to resist pressure

HIGHWAY OF ART [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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HIGHWAY OF ART photo There are 576 seats arranged in two sections of this closed highway near Zurich, Switzerland. The creator, Hans Mullet- call this special kind of work "Land Art". Pana

Academy wins first round in 'Seduction' battle [ARTICLE]

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Academy wins first round in 'Seduction' battle LOS ANGELES A judge on Friday refused a request by producers of The Last Seduction to delay the nomination process for next year's Oscars until a dispute over the steamy thriller's eligibility (or an Academy Award was settled. (k toner Films had sued

Lira goes reeling and investors run for cover [ARTICLE]

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Lira goes reeling and investors run for cover ■:;[e:rH«^ jt] jjt]ikiT»f i^i:^ri i ii>^ KOMK The deeply dlvialve political crisis that climaxed with the resignation of Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has floored the Italian lira, sent foreign investors running for eover and pushed interest rates to artificially high levels. The

WORLDFILE

RUSK BURIED [ARTICLE]

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RUSK BURIED Former Secretary of State Dean Rusk, who helped leail Amei i< a deepei into the Vietnam Wai was buried on Fi ida> tn a chorus of praise fium colleagues for his willingness to shouldei blame for his actions Mr Rusk died on Tuesday of heart failure at the

U.S. JOINS WTO [ARTICLE]

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U.S. JOINS WTO President Dill Clinton on Friday officially entered the United States into the Work) "hade Organisation that was set up undei the Gatl global-trade |>act He directnl I'S Trade Representative Mi< ke> Kan tor to accept the agreements that arose from the I 'rug nay Round of trade

WEDDING GRIEF [ARTICLE]

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WEDDING GRIEF Two people, including the bridegroom, wciv killed and nine wounded on Friday in a clash between police and a wedding party in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi Police said the shoot-out began after they tried to prevent revellers from firing in the air to celebrate the marriage

QUEBEC STAND [ARTICLE]

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QUEBEC STAND Most Canadians in English-speaking regions of the country believe in a hardline approach towards Quebec if the province votes for independence, according to an opinion poll published on Friday. However, the survey by the Angus Reid Group also found that a slim majority of Quebeckers themselves would vote

HUMAN CHAINS [ARTICLE]

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HUMAN CHAINS Tens of thousands of opposition activists were gathering across India yesterday to form "human chains" in a piotest against infiltration and smuggling from neighbouring countries An esti mated 15 to two million people were expected to link hands at 54 places, mostly towns and villages bordering Pakistan. Bangladesh

NEWS BUREAUS [ARTICLE]

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NEWS BUREAUS The Clinton administration is considering allowing Cuba to open news bureaus in the United States and clearing the way for I'S news media to establish offices on the island, according to two Florida legislators At least two Republican members of Congress have written to President Bill Clinton warning

McCurry to take place of Myers as Clinton's press secretary [ARTICLE]

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McCurry to take place of Myers as Clinton's press secretary WASHINGTON State Department spokesman Michael McC'urry. an experienced Democratic operative, would take over as President Bill Clinton's press secretary early next year, a White House official said on Friday Mr McCurry. 40. will replace Ms Dee Dee Myers, who was

Nigeria raps CBS for 'wicked' reporting of fraud [ARTICLE]

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Nigeria raps CBS for 'wicked' reporting of fraud LAGOS Nigeria's military government has accused the I'S television network CBS of wicked reporting in a documentary which ran secretly shot footage of allegedly corrupt officials. Information Minister Jeriy Gana told a news conference in Lagos on Friday that the CBS 60

Iranian factions wrangle over Shi'ite leadership [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Iranian factions wrangle over Shi'ite leadership fhg Should the Islamic state, headed by supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, dominate the relgwus Shi'ite hierarchy? Or should the ctencal establishment, which for centuries was outside the state structure and at times successfuly chalenged the governments of the time, be strengthened? NICOSIA Diffeivm

Britain 'no' to freeing N. Ireland inmates [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Britain 'no' to freeing N. Ireland inmates BELFAST Northern Ireland's hardline Protestant representatives pressed Britain in vain on Friday to free hundreds of their supporters from jail after Ireland released nine IRA convicts in a controversial goodwill gesture. Political parties dose to the province's Protestant Loyalist guerillas made their plea

Teen guilty of hiring classmate to kill parents [ARTICLE]

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Teen guilty of hiring classmate to kill parents WHEATON (Illinois) Eric Robles often got angry at his parents if they told him to do better in school or refused to buy him a car before he turned IK. prosecutors said The anger eventually turned deadly Robles, 18. «as convicted of

Bosnian ceasefire comes into effect [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Bosnian ceasefire comes into effect Way paved for talks between Muslim-led govt and Serbs on end to war 'The Contact Group is ready for early negotiations under its auspices leading to a comprehensive peace settlement for Bosnia and Herzegovina.' The group which comprises representatives from France, the US, Russia, Britain

DATELINE: ASIA

No escort for ex-military chief [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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No escort for ex-military chief SIMON SINAGA INDONESIA: Major-CiaWi Hendmpiiyono maintained that he did not suffer from any post-power .syndrurnr after he was replac e<l as the .Jakarta military commander last week But this was not the case on at least one occasion this week Maj tlen Hendropriyono used to

Writer now a Mahathir fan [ARTICLE]

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Writer now a Mahathir fan ISMAIL KASSIM MALAYSIA: Mr Yahajra Ismail has surprised the Malaysian public by coming MM with I lxx)k in praise of Prime Minister Daiuk Seri I)i Mahathir Mohamad The 173-page jwptMh.uk titU><J Mahathir Mental Revolution, which hit the streets nvrntly. described the premier as the greatest

Chuan a favourite with Thais [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Chuan a favourite with Thais LEE SIEW HUA THAILAND: Who was the most jinxed politician of Ifff? Ihe most naivr. the craftiest 7 A fjuick year-end jjoll by The Nation news|>a|>er came up with the answers and one toast of tho town Inluckiest was Commerce Minister Uthai Pinu haichon In

Politician with baffling moves [ARTICLE]

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Politician with baffling moves KWAN WENG KIN JAPAN: l.ip.ux-st |«>liti< i;»ii Koji Kakizawa is keeping evei yone. including his close aides, guessing what his next rare**! move will I*' H«- desert. -d the Liheial DMMtrattC Party (LDP) for th«- mjmtMkm MM Hm this pMV and, amid cnnsiclerable i itwism. clinched

Party chief apologises [ARTICLE]

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Party chief apologises MARY KWANG HONGKONG: [a lectalatoi Martin Lm, < hauman of Honßkong's largest |»i<> ilt-riKM racy group. th«* iM'irux rani Parly (DP), denmr-rat 0 1 1«- has a|iologisefl 'his yt'.n foi betaf <li< taforial I^isf week he ?ol<l rolleague Lau Chin Shek. .SO. who had annntinrwl that ho

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US promises to prevent airspace violation in bid to get pilot freed [ARTICLE]

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US promises to prevent airspace violation in bid to get pilot freed SEOUL The US military, making last-ditch efforts to free before Christmas a helicopter pilot held in North Korea, yesterday promised steps to prevent US aircraft from violating North Korean airspace. General Gary Luck, the commander of 37,000 US

China tones down attack on US copyright negotiator [ARTICLE]

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China tones down attack on US copyright negotiator But official paper still blames him for talks failure chgfh The China Daily, in an article on Friday, called Washington's chief copyright negotiator Lee Sands the "bogeyman" who was fully responsible for the breakdown of talks on Intellectual Property Rights protection two

Japan's immigration officers 'beat detainees' [ARTICLE]

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Japan's immigration officers 'beat detainees' TOKYO Japanese immigration officers beat and intimidated detainees regularly, a former guard said on Friday In a rare glimpse Inside the immigration system of a nation that prides Itself on racial purity. "Violence against detainees who didn't listen to what they were told was a

JAPAN'S OLDEST PILLOW? [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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JAPAN 'S OLDEST PILLOW? iphoto. This wooden artefact is said to be Japan's oldest pillow. It was unearthed recently at the ruins of Sori in Fukuoka. Kyushu. The Son ruins range in age from 200 BC to AD 500. Pana

IN A NUTSHELL

BEIJING BUS BLAST [ARTICLE]

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BEIJING BUS BLAST A blast on a bus m central lleijin^'s busiest shipping district killed one young man MM left two people seriously injured in suspected murdei attempt i rtpOTi snd yesterda\ Kxplosi\e matfii.il .lined In the lead man detonated .is the bus on which he was riding approached I

FISHERMAN KILLED [ARTICLE]

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FISHERMAN KILLED r.-uwan s military accidentally kilhnl a fisherman from China who strayed into 'lisputitl waters betwtvn an outlying Taiwanese-controlled island and China, a spokesman said yesterday He expressed regret and promised that the military command would l<*>k into the incident The sj>okesman said troops on the outlying island of

APPEAL REJECTED [ARTICLE]

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APPEAL REJECTED A Beijing court has rejected the ap(»eal of a Chinese reporter sentenced to six years in prison for leaking state secrets in articles published in Hongkong. The Beijing Higher People's Court also upheld the 13-year prison term meted out to Communist Party official Qm C'hao. 38. who was

MUM KILLS DAUGHTER [ARTICLE]

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MUM KILLS DAUGHTER Chinese mother, jealous of her sewn -year-old daughter's good relations with her mother-in-law and disappointed at not having I son. beat the girl to death with an iron bar She dumped the body in a ditch near the railway tracks in the southern city of Guiyang. the

PASSPORT SCANDAL [ARTICLE]

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PASSPORT SCANDAL The former head of a Chinese state-run enterprise has lost his Communist Party membership and seat in the Anhui provincial congress after his firm was found to have sold passports illegally, the People's Daily reported yesterday. Cai Mucun's company. International Economic and Technology Cooperation Co. which recruits and

Chinese medicine's Boy Wonder [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Chinese medicine's Boy Wonder picture Nine -year -old Pei Xi puzzling over the pulse of Ms patient. The boy has been acknowledged as a child prodigy of traditional Chinese medicine by an institute in Shanghai. Born in a family of Chinese physicians in Harbin, the capital of northern China's Heilongjiang

Taipei widens door to China reporters [ARTICLE]

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Taipei widens door to China reporters TAIPEI Taiwan said it would relax restrictions on visits by reporters from rival China in the hope of pro moting mutual understanding The vice-chairman of the Cabinet's Mainland Affairs Council. Mr Kao Koong-lian. said on Friday Taiwan would ease its vetting procedure for reporters

Jiang, Li Peng call on police to step up war against crime [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Jiang, Li Peng call on police to step up war against crime China's political worries BEIJING China's President and Pnme Minister have made a joint ap|H i al to the Chines*- police to intensify then war against crime signalling tears of a breakdown in law and order aftei the death

Shaanxi replaces 2 key officials [ARTICLE]

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Shaanxi replaces 2 key officials BEIJING The Chinese province of Shaanxi hail suddenly changed its governor and the secretary of the Communist Party tun ke\ jKists in the provincial hierarchy, the official Xinhua news agency announced Governor Bai Qingcai, t>3, resigned on Tuesday and w, is replaced by Mr Cheng

Economists given task of narrowing income gap [ARTICLE]

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Economists given task of narrowing income gap BEIJING Chinas elite corps of economists have been given their top priority task for next year narrowing the income gap between the flourishing coastal cities and floundering rural areas. Wrapping up a four-day meeting to chart the nation's path next year, the state

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3 GOLD SHOPS ROBBED [ARTICLE]

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3 GOLD SHOPS ROBBED Kinht robhtMs armed with pistols ■truck at row of threr goldsmith shops in Klann ami n«>t away with moi than Msl 5 million (S$H7U.OOi)) worth jewellei on l-i ulay Ha Star jresterday said the men. wearing masks and MMi with guns inbbed in succrssion Ruby Jewellery,

SOMALIA UNIT HIT [ARTICLE]

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SOMALIA UNIT HIT The Malaysian battalion's medical oentn Mogadishu was hit by a stray mortai shell fired by one of the warring factions in war-torn Somalia on Thursday But no one was injured in tne incident. Bernama

HANDCUFFS TO STAY [ARTICLE]

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HANDCUFFS TO STAY The Kuala Lumpur High Court has di.smisMMl an application by suspendt athletics coach C Hamanathan. who faces two charges of molesting two teenage female athletes, for a revisio of the Sessions Court's decision that was lawful for him to be handcuffed while in the dock. Bernama

AROWANA OFFENCE [ARTICLE]

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AROWANA OFFENCE Sarawakian Laksamana Anak Lunch was fined MSB.OOO (5J4.640) by the Kulai magistrate court in Johor when he pleaded guilty to transporting 374 live Arowana fish, which is a protecte I species, from Sarawak into Peninsula Malaysia without a permit on Nov 22, The Star reported yesterday

SULPHUR-DUMP PROBE [ARTICLE]

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SULPHUR-DUMP PROBE The Occupational Safety and Health Department has begun investigations into a sulphur dump in Klang to ascertain if workers there had been exposed to any health risk in handling the chemical. NST

■ RAHIM CASE GIRL [ARTICLE]

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RAHIM CASE GIRL 16-year-old girl, alleged to have been involved with former Malacca Chief Minister Rahim Thamby Chik. told the Kuala Lumpur High Court that she wished to remain at the rehabiliation centre in spite of her grandmother's decision to file a suit for her release. The Star reported yesterday.

KIT SIANG TREATED [ARTICLE]

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KIT SIANG TREATED Democratic Action Party secretary-general Lim Kit Siang underwent surgery at Penang Hospital on Friday to ensure full healing of wounds he suffered during a car crash last month. The Star said yesterday.

MASKS IN SCHOOL [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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MASKS IN SCHOOL I These students and teachers of a Kedah secondary school have been going to classes armed with face masks for the past six months since a nearby saw-mill factory began operations in June. A senior assistant of the Merbok Secondary School. Ms Jamariah Yusof. said that they

Lazy judges can be sacked under new code off ethics [ARTICLE]

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Lazy judges can be sacked under new code off ethics ANY Malaysian judge found to lazy can be MMMi from of lot under code of ethics which las just rx>en gazetted A similar penalty awaits ■hose who are inefficient or who lelay in disposing of cast's, deliv •ring decisions or

Election panel given $24 m for coming polls [ARTICLE]

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Election panel given $24 m for coming polls KUALA LUMPUR The Election Commission has been allocated Ms42 million (Ss24 million), almost double what it got in 1990, to conduct the coming general election which may see one-day polling in Sabah and Sarawak for the first time. The bulk of the

Sabah's Chief Minister to step down on Tuesday [ARTICLE]

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Sabah's Chief Minister to step down on Tuesday KOTA KINABALI S»b»h\ Chief Minister Tan Sri Sakar an Dandai will relinquish his Pml on Tuesday, nine months after coming to power. Disclosing this yesterday, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Mahathir Mohamad said that the new Chief Minister woald he sworn la

Residents in KL suburb say condos block TV signals [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Residents in KL suburb say condos block TV signals KUALA LUMPUR Watching television has been a blurry frustration for residents of parts of Damansara L'tama and Damansara Kim. in the suburbs of the capital city They claimed that they could not receive clear pictures from the TV channels since high-rise

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Singapore's oldest church is new again [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Singapore's oldest church is new again Geraldine Kan By It gives me a feeling of familiarity here, there are lots of Armenian minorities at home, the architecture is similar. And although there are differences between our churches, the differences don't seem so big when you're so far away from home.'

Broaden your job skills, Chee Wee tells port workers [ARTICLE]

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Broaden your job skills, Chee Wee tells port workers INCREASINGLY, port work ers will need to broaden their job skills, said Mr Goh Chee Wee, Minister of State for Communications, yesterday. For example, container equipment operators have to know not only ship opera- tions and documentation work but also basic

Older pensionable civil servants to get higher CPF [ARTICLE]

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Older pensionable civil servants to get higher CPF OLDKR pensionable n\\\ ser\.ints will enjoy higher CVn tral Provident Fund contributions from next year From Jan 1. the <W rate for employers and employees fnt these officers will be raised, a notice in the '.ov im nment Gazette published on Fi

Unhygienic food: Rojak seller suspended [ARTICLE]

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Unhygienic food: Rojak seller suspended A ROJAK seller in Fairer Park Foo<! QhMN has been sus|iended from business for two weeks for dealing in unhygienic food The suspension on stall No. 7H takes effect tomorrow The Environment Ministry said in a statement yes terday that the seller. Mr Peer Mohamed

Promoting ties with Chinese schools in Malaysia [ARTICLE]

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Promoting ties with Chinese schools in Malaysia FOUR officials of a teachers' association visited 12 schools in Malaysia recently to promote ties between Chinese schools there and here The Singapore Middle School Chinese Teachers' Association also wanted to improve both sides' understanding of cultural developments in both countries The week-long

Barbed wire helps tie Singaporean and Malaysian students [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Barbed wire helps tie Singaporean and Malaysian students HELPING mum in the kitchen *as useful for Nur Ashikin Maznan, 14, when she u.ts iskcd to i <*>k during an outdoor '•amp in Malaysia The Omoml linls School student said "I was quite happy when my camp mates said they liked

Lim Chu Kang landfill to be used for recycling [ARTICLE]

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Lim Chu Kang landfill to be used for recycling Dominic Nathan First parcel leased will be for recycling wood waste By THE Lim Chu Kang landfill site will be the first major centre for recycling in Singa pore The Environment Ministry plans to lease out parts of the 45-hectare former

ENV updates status of Green Plan conservation proposals [ARTICLE]

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ENV updates status of Green Plan conservation proposals SEVERAL Green Plan proposals to help conserve resources are being worked out now. The Environment Ministry has provided an update on the status of the proposals: PROPOSAL Allow en-ergy-efficient equipment and advanced control systems to depreciate faster than as provided for under

Girl, 13, missing since Dec 12 [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Girl, 13, missing since Dec 12 A 13-YEAR-OLD girl has been missing from home since Dec 12. Siti Zurbahriah Abdul Halim left her home at Ho Ching Road in Jurong on Dec 12 and has not been seen by her family for the last 13 days After waiting four days

Electrician who asked boy to spike girl's drink jailed 2 years [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Electrician who asked boy to spike girl's drink jailed 2 years CURIOSITY landed an electrician in jail on Friday. Lim Chin Thye. 27, hail asked a 14-year-old boy to spike a drink and make schoolgirl Shallen Lim Rvm Cheng, 13, drink it so he could see what her reaction was.

CASEFILE

Tried to steal from roommate's account [ARTICLE]

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Tried to steal from roommate's account A BANGLADESHI worker tried to withdraw $5,000 from a bank after he stole his roommate's savings book. He was arrested as he had used his thumbprint in place of his roommate's on the withdrawal slip. Yesterday, Mohammad Salim, 31, pleaded guilty before District Judge

Threatened with parang [ARTICLE]

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Threatened with parang A FACTORY worker who threatened to hurt his colleague with a parang was fined $2,000 yesterday. Magistrate Foo Shu Ching heard that Koh Tong Huat. 39, was provoked when his colleague, Mr Neo Neng Choon. 39. who was also a metal worker, approached him to ask if

Smashed pick-up window [ARTICLE]

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Smashed pick-up window A WOULD-BE thief was arrested soon after he smashed the window of a pick up with a changkul one night. On Thursday, he was jailed for a total of 19 months. Lee Han Soon. 21. unemployed, meant to steal from the pick-up parked in a multi-storey carpark

Woman found dead near flats [ARTICLE]

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Woman found dead near flats A PUBLIC relations officer was found lying motionless at the foot of a block of flats at Clementi Avenue 1 yesterday morning. Miss Lam Li Yuen. 24. had a cut on her left wrist. Police were informed at 3.37 am. When they arrived, they found

Subordinate Court rules set out in book [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Subordinate Court rules set out in book Brendan Pereira 54 directions in all for lawyers By 'Some of us have not been able to keep abreast of the changes in the court. Now, there will be no excuse.' A lawyer with eight years of experience. A LAWYKR has to attend

Motorists continue to speed at camera stretch [ARTICLE]

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Motorists continue to speed at camera stretch Sandra Pearce By Some slow down, only to speed after passing it IN JUST two hours. The Sun AM limes caught more than Xrt) motoi "ilinK the 50-kmh sjmhh! limit along Hoi land Road MM the Botani' Gardens They did it ii>;hi in

Only 2 out of 10 drivers never exceed limit [ARTICLE]

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Only 2 out of 10 drivers never exceed limit ONLY two of 10 motorists in terviewed by The Sunday Times said M never exceeded the speed limit One is a 38-year-old house wife whose regular passenpHl are hoi two primary school children She also uses the car to go shopping

Exhibiting Singapore's history — in more than 700 postcards [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Exhibiting Singapore's history in more than 700 postcards MORE than 700 postcards that chronicle Singapore's history since the late 1800s are on display at an exhibition which began yesterday They come from the private collections of four members of the Kreta Ayer Stamp Society The exhibition marks the 100th anniversary

Landmarks, not people, make best postcards [ARTICLE]

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Landmarks, not people, make best postcards POSTCARDS which feature Singapore landmarks such is the Mcrlioa and the Ksplanade are today s bestsellers Bfty n 1 tailors Postcards which show p»-<,j.i,- such as dancers, childn-n modi-Is in ethnic costumes, move the slowi Ten out of \2 shops < ontacted hy The

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OBITUARIES

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

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850 Deaths 850 Deaths 850 Deaths 850 Deaths 850 Deaths 850 Deaths 850 Deaths MDM. TENG BEE GEOK AGE: 68 was called horn* to be with the Lord on 23/12/94. leaving behind: HUSBAND I.i. l'.irS.-nn SONS: DAUGHTERS IN LAW Thun\ 81l Vf* 1 CIM TUN Sen* KeKina DAUGHTERS SONS-IN-LAW: At

851 Acknowledgements [OBITUARY+ILLUSTRATION]

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851 Acknowledgements THE FAMILY Of TMf LATE M«W Toll Mia Lm Deponed: 18/12/1994 «h»K to uprtu tkaar haartftk MB ond oopr ananM It pmlor al raiatrm, hnmk, Haiski Cart, (oßMfim mi kiMtss ouotiain iw mi im prtyan, ottanaanci, support during their recent baraovtmant Tha Famiry of tht L»i» MORGAN KHOO

852 Condolences [OBITUARY+ILLUSTRATION]

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852 Condolences MR P. ATHI3OAM Our *TMid>ni From Mambart and Eiacuttva Council of Singapora Intarpratara' A Tr antlatora Union I With lM*("sl Symp»thi« t<> thr Family o( Th* Lai* MR. TEE GEE CHAI Vico Chairman. Smfapor* Sport* Council i r..iii M'lntiri 1 ii i;„ Singapore 'Soultl /.nllr Schools Sport- i

853 In Memoriam [OBITUARY+ILLUSTRATION]

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853 In Memor iam In Loving M*mof r Of NG CHONG MEI. JOSEPH Departed on 25.12 t2 PMfeW, in Thy grarlou* kri>pirt| I attM nu« our lovpti urn ilrrplnit Dearly mi«*»d by «ril« Jeyc*

852 Condolences 852 Condolences [OBITUARY+ILLUSTRATION]

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852 Condolences 852 Condolences Deepest Condolences to MR HAN KOK KWONG Managing Director of Magnificient Seven Corpn. Pte Ltd on the demise of his beloved father MR HAN WEE JUAN who patted away on 23/12/94 From Board of Directors Staff Management of Magnificient Seven Corpn. Pte Ltd

853 In Memonam 853 In Memoriam [OBITUARY+ILLUSTRATION]

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853 In Memonam 853 In Memoriam I Ist Anniversary j In Loving Memory Of j CHONG KAI FUAT Eclipsed on 26.12.1993. Gone from our lives one so dear. But in our hearts forever near. Always remembered by mother, sister A brothers, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law ft. all loved ones. 10TH ANMVtftSARY M

854 Requiems 854 Requiems [OBITUARY+ILLUSTRATION]

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854 Requiems 854 Requiems IJASWANT K AUR BRAB OMANA SINGH BRAR I Departed 19/7/M D«p«rt«d: It/7/M I Bhog ceremony will be held at Central Sikh Temple I on 26th 28th December 19M I

853 In Memonam [OBITUARY+ILLUSTRATION]

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853 In Memonam O«^A«Tion/Hyi«T You ha»» bnn loving 4 cuing -r hum you very much A»va*« r»nwmt»«r>< k« wit* LatdMHiM tMr t Mr* FtMry J«Wn, A ffMSMA itO M NimCT TAV AH UNO OC»A*TtD MOf C M 41—--, >«m aili i Bh Wwßyi NM^vVMWrav^Wl •y *»OtWWl#rt©#f OrWC#d SOO HiWV Of

853 In Memorum [OBITUARY+ILLUSTRATION]

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853 In Memorum In Lownf Mimory «l DEVARAJ MENON o*^«r»«* W 0»e. IMI (K>nr Irom our ll»»f om l'.ir ut ln "ur h *arU '"r 'v'r Atarara ttmf+tf* by Mi 4 Mrt MMW9I. VfWWCV m WMtrl IN LOVING MEMORY Of MR. GOM CHIN LEE Dtp**** JitJW Ai«u>v rnnfmhrrni h> Wito

853 In Memoriam [OBITUARY+ILLUSTRATION]

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853 In Memoriam I In Loving Memory Of I JESSIE ONG SOO KUAN Departed on 26-12-93 Alwayt rwntmbtrid by Mmb«w» Qoh H J tines t~» Goh Nalshentj I Naijw? And all friends loved ones J In Lovtng Memory of I MR LEE TZU HONG Departed 29/12/93 S*diy mi»»«d and l.ln

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RACING/SPORTS

Mahkota II scoots home in record time [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Mahkota II scoots home in record time Malcolm Baslians PENANQ RACING Hv FOUR-DIGIT DRAW D«c 24 1994 FIRST 0438 SECOND 3479 THIRD 8871 STARTERS 3624 8725 8381 7688 6821 4612 J2749 3322 4645 9092 CONSOLATIONS 6424 9006 3484 6586 3301 7497 5189 9354 0587 M 6634 -fc Dl K. to

RESULTS [ARTICLE]

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TODAY'S PENANG RACE GUIDE [ARTICLE]

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TODAY'S PENANG RACE GUIDE GOING FORECAST: GOOD ;M«IJII Class 3 Divs 1,200m QJH Ratlin 70-51 Stakes 526.000 1 46 7 Tip Out Hat I 2 6n;g Phun FF I Aihar 58 5 2 6713b Desert ShieM 9 <Beg Tiang ßed Pippin) 'Alas c 3 58 3 1 6 Satan Moon

THE EXPERTS' SELECTIONS [ARTICLE]

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THE EXPERTS' SELECTIONS R Tan Thoan Loon Marc Tan Malcolm Battlant Jubiant 7 KngM In Pare 5 Good Harvest 1 7 Kmfht In Paris 3 Safari Moon 7 Knight In Pans 6 Land Ho 4 Star Ranger 8 Jubilant 9 SMrfay Hobby t Ubaral Cwt ihtnt Gent 2 6 liberal

Miami turns on the Heat against Hornets [ARTICLE]

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Miami turns on the Heat against Hornets BASKETBALL: NBA MIAMI Glen Rue scored 37 points and L»«dell Eackles spai kt-d th«Heats injury-depleted haekcourt as Miami beat the Charlotte Hornets 116-93 in an American National Basketball Association match on Friday night It was the second big night in a row for

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Waugh twins save Australia against determined England [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Waugh twins save Australia against determined England CRICKET The Ashes MELBOURNE (Australia) Steve Waugh was unbeaten on 61 as Australia struggled to 220 for seven at stumps yesterday, the opening day of the Second cricket Test against England at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Waugh's twin brother Mark contributed 71. but

SCOREBOARD [ARTICLE]

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The season — and reasons — to be jolly [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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The season and reasons to be jolly FOR many Singaporeans, the long drives to Sega mat and the tedious ferry rides to Batam will be over in a week's time thanks to the Republic's latest public swing spot. News that the Seletar Country Club's former ninehole course will be turned

Daly and Watson for Aussie events [ARTICLE]

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Daly and Watson for Aussie events SYDNEY (Australia) American golfers John Daly and Tom Watson will play in two events in Australia next February, promoters announced Friday Daly, the former US. PGA cham pion. and Watson, the five-time British Open champion, will play in Australian Skins game at Laguna Quays

SCORES [ARTICLE]

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SCORES SOCCER Australian NatUaal S*ee«r League Illh ri: Melbourne Knights 3 South Melbourne 0. Mel bourne Zebras 0 PvntnatU Ea g\n 0 (Melbourne Zebras won V3 on penalties). hrirmdly. iirazil 2 Yugoslavia 0 PNtatMW Cap Ma ra: Roavista 0 Sportlnff 0. Feirense 1 Bran* 3. Porto 5 Unlao Letria 0.

Year of shame as drug cheats are unmasked [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Year of shame as drug cheats are unmasked A look at the events and personalities that made 1994 an infamous year in world swimming Less than one month before the Asian Games in Hiroshima in October, panic gripped the Mitsubishi laboratory in Tokyo. Japan's only lOC-approved testing centre had just

Brazil ends year with another win [ARTICLE]

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Brazil ends year with another win iimnmm Biazil) houi time world IOCCtI -nauipion and cu. .cut World v up holder Bia/u n>s*ci out ii <>n FruLi> wan a 2-0 win over Yugo.--.Li.ia in a friendly match pia>ed in the intense heat of the Olympic Stadium here The Brazilian team, playing

Milan lands one trophy [ARTICLE]

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Milan lands one trophy rAKH v ii European locoer this we§mm, Milan 'M-. hut if u.i.s f h« hmis that wi'if held at Corm-sM- id this r m --lit.- fi-Dfn mm- ....intiH-s and although tht- h< im into th. final. Milan joined it 11. w-hai Aits l<> pw m <>f

Hendry returns as Blackburn looks to extend winning run [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Hendry returns as Blackburn looks to extend winning run SOCCER English Premier League Premier League flxtare* (homr teams flrM): Aisenal v Aston Villa. Chelsea v Manchester United, coven try v Nottingham Forest. Crystal Palace v Queen* Park Rangers. Leeds v I Newcastle. Leicester v LivI erpool. Southampton v WimI hledon.

Eight teams for U-12 event [ARTICLE]

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Eight teams for U- 12 event THE REPUBLIC'S budding soccer talents can be aeon iit action when the inaugural Singapore Orchid Merlion Cup takes off at the Yio Chu Kang and Serangoon Stadiums on Tuesday. Organised by the Singapore Tourist Promotion Board, the Nippon Express Company and the Football Association

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Clubs fear end of seed money may stunt local League [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Clubs fear end of seed money may stunt local League Gerard Wong SOCCER Bv THK ending of the three-year Football Association of Singapore aid scheme to Premier League clubs may lead to the troubled competition losing more of its lustre next season. Club officials cite the Malaysia Cup success and

Stars, door gifts and ads brought in the big crowds [ARTICLE]

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Stars, door gifts and ads brought in the big crowds HOW did clubs in the Nation al Football League Division One attract crowds of up to 1500 for then matches? They recruited former national stars, advertised their games using posters and pamphlets offered door gifts and held lucky draws during

THE LATE NEWS

China sets up panel [ARTICLE]

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China sets up panel CHINA has established a panel to investigate a scandal involving 11 top athletes, suspended after they were found to have used banned drugs The Chinese Olympic Committee has set up a threemember panel to "make a thorough investigation to get to the bottom of the case",

Frenchman is second [ARTICLE]

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Frenchman is second FRKNCHMAN Jean Luc Van den Heede finished runner-up in Hh second leg of the BOC round the world solo yacht Net in Sydney yesterday after holidaymakers helped save his yawl which ran aground HOkm from the finish He was more than two days behind the winner, fellow

Call it the year of the four-letter word [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Call it the year of the four-letter word YEARENDER PARIS The ever growing use of a four- letter word by both athletes and sports administrators is wreaking havoc and threatening a backlash from a long-suffering public which has had enough. That word is "cash". A sudden treasure chest of the

Selangor sacks five [ARTICLE]

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Selangor sacks five KUALA LUMPUR Selangor has decided not to renew the contracts of five players for next season. The five are goalkeeper Hassan Miskam. defenders K. Ravichandran. Reman Re gunathan and A Jayakanthan and midfielder Malek Rah man. The decision on the five, whose contracts end on Saturday, was

OK, can hit lah, the light has changed to green [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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OK, can hit lah, the light has changed to green THERE is no denying that Singapore's golf courses are splitting at the seams Not only are there jams at practically all tees but waiting time to book slots has been getting longer And there i? no sign that the situation

TRAVELLING HASSLES

Blame it on the fixtures for United's holiday blues [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Blame it on the fixtures for United's holiday blues LONDON As English football prepares (or its busiest period of the year with four games in eight days, Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has criticised those who plan the fixtures over the holiday period. With most Premiership games kicking off three

Jet lag — the real worry over player exodus to Japan [ARTICLE]

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Jet lag the real worry over player exodus to Japan RIO DE JANEIRO World Cup winning coach Carlos Alberto Parreira has expressed his concern at the exodus of Brazil's players to Japan But Parreira s reason is not that it would deplete the quality of domestic football but of a

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iTODAY^EVENTSj ATHLETICS MR2S Endurance Run (Macßitehie Reservoir, 7am) HOC (KR Sembawang (up s-flnal: Sembawang Indians v Jurong Readymix Con(iet«« (CIMMBII Stadium, r>pm

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New job allows her to mix with people [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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New job allows her to mix with people JOHN LUI REASON TO CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS Car-crash victim works three days in a hotel WHIN >ou last read about Dr Sharon-Ann Png. she had received last > car's (iumness Stout Effort Award and was working in her sister-in-law's clinic twice I week,

Eviction prevented after bills paid [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Eviction prevented after bills paid Family gets help from social service centre THINGS looked desperate for the Subramaniam family four months ago. They had fallen behind in their $44..M)-a-month rent on their two-room flat in Beo Crescent. According 10 social workers, they were going to be evicted. I heir troubles

Abandoned baby now a healthy 8 kg [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Abandoned baby now a healthy 8 kg Foster mother always wanted a girl BORN prematurely in April this year, weighing just 1 kg. Barn was nameless and alone. Her mother, believed to be a Chinese Indonesian, had disappeared after giving birth to her in Mount Elizabeth Hospital. The tiny infant

Reformed gang member sings a new song [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Reformed gang member sings a new song Mother's crying and worries made him mend his ways MR K. NM earns $K>o month as a karaoke )ockev and liH>ks torward to serving his count i> as an NSman next vcar o\ man>. this mav not be remarkable, but for the 17-vear-old.l

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Two more eateries add to Jalan Kayu's appeal [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Two more eateries add to Jalan Kayu's appeal Please your palate with American barbecue pork rib and more roti prata, says MAGDALENE LUM I M W kU I has become an eating place with something moic to ottei Sing. i pore tiHul lo\cis i han |usl roll prala these da\s

Veronica Yip has lost weight — and direction [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Veronica Yip has lost weight and direction LEE SAN CHOUY JOAN CHEN, this vear's (iolden Horse winner for Best Actress, was reall) "no better than fellow nominee Ni Shu-chun. who starred in the laiwanese mo\ie. Confucian Confusion. Neither was (hen's performance as Red Rose, the passionate mistress in the Hongkong

WOS reckons it has a sporting chance with fashionable future [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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WOS reckons it has a sporting chance with fashionable future HO SHEO BE FAST-EXPANDING sports goods retail chain World Of Sports (WOS) is venturing into lash ion Last month, it opened, at one go. fixe Hm| Fen shops at Marina Square. Capitol Building, liedok. \ng Mo Kio and loa Pa\oh.

China champions Christmas rituals [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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China champions Christmas rituals IHI mechanical Santa Clam outside Beijing's Yan>.ha Department Store wags his head and bids the world merry Ho Ho Ho. He has plenty to be cheerful about in the Chinese capital this festive season. From Beijing to Shanghai and Guangzhou, his bearded face is popping up

France's bistro cafes threatened by le stress [ARTICLE]

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France's bistro cafes threatened by le stress MK HI SKI \ll<;i I I owner ot I e Dutionov biatro in Paris, knows what most o\ his regulais want Ihe e.irlvmorning customers woll down uois sants and esptessos sometimes laced with a burning shot of calv ados \t middav. copious plates

Billboards a sure sign Viet ad industry is on the move [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Billboards a sure sign Viet ad industry is on the move Since 1990, the advertising business haj really grown. All the enterprises in Vietnam pay attention to advertising to provide information to their clients.' Mr Nguyen Thanh Than. director of the Vietnam Trade Advertising Centre IT IS not quite New

Out of the convent, yet school daze lingers [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Out of the convent, yet school daze lingers Geraldine Kan 20something II u i cmm back u> me the- meomd the dix>rs ol the lilt opened into the function room at the York Hotel Ihe Convent of the Mol> lafaM Jesus MM launching j book on Us 140--vear histoiv to

The people whom we love will always live On... [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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The people whom we love will always live On This Christmas, PHAN MING YEN reflects on a personal loss which made past Christmases more meaningful. I HIS is the weather of Christmas here: rain which comes more frequently than an> other time of the vear And sunlight, it' it comes,

Pick of the year's five best cars [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Pick of the year's five best cars TAN BAH BAH Our columnist highlights the road runners which are among the best in their categories MOTORING I W I linc with cm. v..in t Use without em No. 1 am not talking about women. I am referring to Singaporeans' tovahate relationship

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Pacific Grill dishes up delectable delights [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Pacific Grill dishes up delectable delights MAH KAN KENG Inner dining area's pleasant, outdoorsy outlook topped by a domed glass roof EAT OUT TUCKED away in the upper reaches of Lorong Mamhong is a small slice of la dolce vita that seems to have been transplanted from a Californian coastal

Dine, wine and welcome 1995 in style [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Dine, wine and welcome 1 995 in style MAGDALENE LUM BITES Wl I COME 1995 in stvlc with a New Year's \c dinner: Shangri U» Hotel: A sev-en-course atTair at Restaurant l.atour. at $240 a person. This comes with a choice of two entrees, a halfbottle of champagne and novelties

Right time to talk turkey about a quite bearable lightness of being [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Right time to talk turkey about a quite bearable lightness of being SYLVIA TAN MAD ABOUT FOOD THANK Ciod tor Christmas Da> It means that Christmas I\e is o\er For me. another red-letter day in our family dinner calendar has passed (The other is Htm Year's E*i reunion dinner, but

Let Blackadder humour squirt dry fare [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Let Blackadder humour squirt dry fare Choose Channel 12 today, if you want to spend the day watching TV, advises ONG SOR FERN FOR those who regard Christmas as no more than a long weekend off from thegrind of work, vegetating in front of the TV set is a time-honoured

Can he make the monkey dance? [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Can he make the monkey dance? Sharon Loh Experts In Their Fields MR PETER HI lAI look on the post of marketing and operations manager at Hongkong's Ocean I'ark in I9KI. «lun visitors had dropped to under u million a >car and costs were escalating. "On our second night in

I quit job for music — and Mum [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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I quit job for music and Mum So this is Christmas And what have > ou done Another year over And a new one yusf begun John Lonnon And so what have you done? LEE YIN LUEN asks some entertainers about the one good thing they have done this year.

A tree to call my own [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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A tree to call my own AILEEN TAN 27 TCS actress "THIS Near. 1 put up my own Christmas tree. "1 had alwa>s done it with my ex-boytricnd at his house. But since we broke up a lew >ears ago. I haven't been able to do it. So I'm glad

My father's illness has gelled the family [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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My father's illness has gelled the family NG CHIN HAN 26 TCS actor. Masters Of The Sea "Hi l\d with m> lather when he suffered a stroke m August I am ver\ glad that I was bv his side when he needed his t'amih to rall> round him M\ mother

Sundays will never be the same again [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Sundays will never be the same again GURMIT SINGH 29 Compere, Live On Five I HAVI been going to church a lot more rcgularK this u-ar. and I'm realK glail I managed to do it "l'\e been a hristian since I^MS. huf I vc always been so bus> with shows

Have yourself a crimson little Christmas [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Have yourself a crimson little Christmas CAT ONG makeup MiKJOK/t- I'EO/pager *****81, tiyim* Mk I l\l ptu<(,>x;rarh\ I tl i(X)K KOM, ./<< ■snortia iind hristma* </«* twalit*ns r«vaji Studio hnstmas tnv\ I one rawfmi THIS has turned Ml to be a Christinas season o\ the little red dress tor C.

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Ain't it great to be a moron? [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Ain't it great to be a moron? SANDI TAN A pair of lazy dimwits star in a new box-office hit that is sillier than any Hongkong comedy MOYIIS DUMB AND DUMBER (PG) Now showing at Golden Village. Cathay. Eng Wan. Shaw and Oversea* cinemas WHII 1 kids Ht OOMUUItl) tr>ing

Remake fails to connect where it counts most to non-gongfli fans [ARTICLE]

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Remake fails to connect where it counts most to non-gongfli fans Jet Li's vague look at brotherhood fury is more a limp wrist exercise than a fistful of legendary action FIST OF LEGEND (PG) Now showing at Shaw. Eng Wah and Golden Village cinemas IN THIS remake of Bruce Lees

Chow Yun Fat returns as god of gamblers [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Chow Yun Fat returns as god of gamblers However, the anticipated final duel at the card table is a letdown GOO OF GAMBLERS II (PG) Now showing at Eng Wah. Shaw. Overseas and Golden Village cinemas \M I k absenting himself from the ICVMS foi ncari> a >ear. Ckow Yun

What's good, bad and 'almost there' in 1994 [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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What's good, bad and 'almost there' in 1994 Our film reviewers Sandi Tan and Rebecca Lim put their heads together to come up with this list BEST 10 MOVIES BEST ACTOR: Qc You. for his role as ugui in I ifetimes (above, left). The Beijing-born actor steals the limelight from

WORST 5 [ARTICLE]

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WORST 5 1. HEAVEN AND EARTH in Ol I VI K SI ON I whose most hea\ > -handed didactic tendencies arc shown here I his is what would happen it Stone had made Schmdlcr's I isi \udience manipulation is a tine art and not a lump of Buddhist quotations

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Selling Singapore to the world [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Selling Singapore to the world PM Cioh leads foreign policy offensive Singapore spread its wings this year to enlarge its stake in an increasingly competitive world. Leading the foreign policy offensive was Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong. Bertha Henson of the Political Desk and Derwin Pereira of the Foreign Desk

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Thaksin Shinawatra: World's richest minister? 3 JANUARY Ittt __^^^l Ai 1A 4s 1995 STYL A 9 CTADTC UCDC V w l^ i )|j >lAKI> ntKc i m I Ail VOU DM(j fOf tf>€ V6Qr jflHT^B —^i -^h^^^^^ A ;^^J diicuc :mc M n OX/PD TMT RDlfl n HIW i^^\ iMm

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Illegal arms in Japan: Govt tightens control 5

Viewpoints

The Sunday limes None for the road at all [ARTICLE]

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The Sunday limes None for the road at all I>KI NKI N dnvmg is one of IIKMC CTMMI that should not exist so n responsible, reprehensible and e.isjix ivoMMMi ii >t but whan dom I lie temptation to reach out foi that last before journeying home can literallv become the

40 YEARS AGO [ARTICLE]

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40 YEARS AGO THE Singapore Education Department vesterday broke up the "stay-in" student demonstration at Yock Eng Middle School by threatening to suspend the school. The department warned that the July amendments to the Registration of Schools Ordinance would be invoked if the students did not go home before 5

Better to suit yourself to move with the times [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Better to suit yourself to move with the times TAN SAI SIONG I \SI Sunday's edition of the Asia MojUMK IVpOlttd that I Hongkong businessman. Mr DtVld PaSf, is trying to promote the wearMM of Ihe traditional Chinese Mlk mml. popular in China in the Mi Fwaj OVM 31 of

All I want for Singapore for next year is... [ARTICLE]

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All I want for Singapore for next year is WARREN FERNANDEZ THERE is nothing like Christmas to get you into a pensive mood. All that feasting and toasting, reminiscing about how things were and dreaming about what they might be So. today being Christmas Day. here's my list of yuletide

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They multiply excessively and they're ruining the trees! It's only fair to hunt and kill in order f to keep their numbers in check! A Tiei a I HUMANS! You're talking 11 1 about the deers? 1 1 1

Profile

One of the world's richest ministers [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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One of the world's richest ministers THAKSIN SHINAWATRA was born on July 26. 1949. He and his wife. Potjaman. have a son and two daughters 1973: Graduated from Police Cadet Academy. 1975: Masters degree m criminal justice from Eastern Kentucky University in the United States. 1978: Doctoral degree in criminal

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Be decisive and bold when managing a crisis [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Be decisive and bold when managing a crisis Kan Yut Keong Crises strike unexpectedly but they can be avoided by taking precautionary steps YouAnd Your Business AC RISIS can hit am business at any time When it oeeurs. it can be very cost I > to your business It not

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Japan's safe image shot down by illegal arms [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Japan's safe image shot down by illegal arms Japan is a safe country, where gunfights are limited to crime syndicates. But not any more, it seems. In recent months, ordinary citizens have been shot to death by assailants with no connection to gangland, prompting the government to take action to

Behind the Cuban smiles [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Behind the Cuban smiles When the Soviet Union collapsed Cuba's 'prosperity' vanished overnight. NICHOLAS WOODSWORTH of the Financial limes walks the streets of Old Havana and today finds mostly inertia and neglect, decline and breakdown For C übans, life is an unending struggle, a daily series of problems which must

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Nation states right to make its own decisions [ARTICLE]

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Nation states right to make its own decisions SIMiAPOKt. found itself in the international media spotlight this year through no initiative of its own. I hree incidents required it to put up a spirited public defence of its law and order s>stem: Caning of IS teenager Michael Ka>. He received

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90,000 visitors expected [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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90,000 visitors expected The 1 0-day show offers a top lucky draw prize of $1 0,000 cash. Karyn Yeo reports. Beautiful Homes "9f> opens just in time tor Lunar New Year preparations The home furnishings exhibition organised by hairmark Services, vs fitch started yesterday, is in its ninth show mg

One-stop shopping for bridal services [ARTICLE]

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One-stop shopping for bridal services An exhibition of antique wedding paraphernalia is among the highlights of Beautiful Brides '95. Beautiful Brides '95 at World Trade Centre Hall 2 is also organised by Fairmark Services This bridal show, which overlaps with Beautiful Homes '95, is on from Dec 30. 1994 to

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Sweet dreams are made of these... [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Sweet dreams are made of these About a third of our lives is spent sleeping, so it makes sense to choose our bed carefully. Eva Wong shares tips on what to look out for when shopping for one. It i\ one ol the most intimate pieces of furniture in the

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346 Ma/cl.i For Sale ♦0 MA.'OS 1 •1 astina 16 ii. 1 1. aaat 92 MA/OA Ml LI I 00l in e. lion uowei in. i -ii-rr int. M 1 ASTINA IGI '"23 OtMBB Ke\in 347 Mercedes For Sale ■HV TRADING COMPANY PTE LTD BRAND NEW MERCEDES BENZ E2OO E220

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362 Toyota For Sale to i« co v t4 TOYOTA COMMA ton rond $*****0 *****80 tt COMM.LA II *1 1 »ner L..» mileage ahowriuiii I *****77 21«tS6 J ta corolla i in ■aataal wet steering »indo» taat $5.»K '.a. •0 COROLLA 1 J tt TOYOTA CORONA LJCO lent free I

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404 Houses For Rent (Dists 12-20) SCOOK S/STORCV BUNOLW i an stay 40 people Ml VSSM waftMtl $2700 1)14 (ieylang 26 workers $2300 L) IS Joo Chlat f rms F (urn Airii'ii $2000 Near Bus.slop Sttpii MRT .*****1A agt DM CHAJMMNO COTTAOf BMJMI 2 storey semi-d 4000 sq ft Open

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428 Houses For Sale (Oisla 12-20) > ■■> *SIK Hi-, net trn int. Katr Uto Illlrnlttes I ..> MEW 0 it O/STOREY BUNOLW r hold MOO 3080 aqft l mi I il. An. on lor „..i, DTI MM 0 It DON T MISSI riui.in l-rr 1 si'.rrv irr trrr S2U'

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429 House* For Sale (Oista 21-28) 021 I' STOREY 3080 M) It r~hoM M.irMr guirt 10. alltj iM if-K K.HM ftailli I *****71 021 AN KECHOBONG t>iin«U Wrll rrnovuUd 4VOO JIIXI „(11 t■ liul.l M| Mi .tail Kimmk 4 1 i DM tELETAN TUOOH STYLE ii iiurri m-iiii .i OM

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