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August 17, 1992 | From Reuters
About this time each year, some of the wealthiest clients of private bankers in Singapore give fresh investment ideas the cold shoulder, no matter how potentially lucrative. It is the month of the "hungry ghosts," when, according to Taoist traditions, the gates of hell open and the spirits of the dead are free to walk among the living--and sometimes create mischief. "Few people will want to buy a dwelling or conclude a deal during the seventh lunar month (which this year is from July 30 to Aug.
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February 14, 1999 | Associated Press
Muslims in Singapore have been advised by their religious leaders not to celebrate Valentine's Day because of its non-Islamic origins, a newspaper said. Murat Mohammed Aris, manager of the office of Singapore's mufti, told the Straits Times that the holiday is off-limits to Muslims. He warned that young Muslim couples who go out for Valentine's Day might get caught up in a romantic mood and risk overstepping the bounds of Islamic morality.
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February 14, 1999 | Associated Press
Muslims in Singapore have been advised by their religious leaders not to celebrate Valentine's Day because of its non-Islamic origins, a newspaper said. Murat Mohammed Aris, manager of the office of Singapore's mufti, told the Straits Times that the holiday is off-limits to Muslims. He warned that young Muslim couples who go out for Valentine's Day might get caught up in a romantic mood and risk overstepping the bounds of Islamic morality.
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August 17, 1992 | From Reuters
About this time each year, some of the wealthiest clients of private bankers in Singapore give fresh investment ideas the cold shoulder, no matter how potentially lucrative. It is the month of the "hungry ghosts," when, according to Taoist traditions, the gates of hell open and the spirits of the dead are free to walk among the living--and sometimes create mischief. "Few people will want to buy a dwelling or conclude a deal during the seventh lunar month (which this year is from July 30 to Aug.
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October 20, 2002 | Regan Morris, Associated Press Writer
The first thing I noticed when I rode into downtown Singapore at 3 a.m. was the garbage-strewn field -- cans, cigarette butts, gutted cartons of take-away food. Could this be Singapore? Squeaky-clean, litter-at-your-peril Singapore, where even chewing gum is outlawed? The answer would come soon enough, and like much about Singapore over the next five years, it would surprise me.
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