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May 4, 1994
CUE Network Corp. said it has agreed to form a joint venture company to provide international paging and global positioning services in Singapore and throughout Southeast Asia. Other countries to be served by the new company, CUE Southeast Asia Partnership Ltd., include Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines and Vietnam. CUE's partner, a unit of a the Singapore trade union group National Trades Union Congress, operates that nation's first private radio station.
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BUSINESS
May 4, 1994
CUE Network Corp. said it has agreed to form a joint venture company to provide international paging and global positioning services in Singapore and throughout Southeast Asia. Other countries to be served by the new company, CUE Southeast Asia Partnership Ltd., include Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines and Vietnam. CUE's partner, a unit of a the Singapore trade union group National Trades Union Congress, operates that nation's first private radio station.
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BUSINESS
April 6, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
'Electronic City' Blueprint Unveiled: Seeking to develop an economy based on information and computers, Singapore has unveiled a plan to turn itself into an electronic city within 15 years. The goal is to have Singaporeans plugged into grids of fiber-optic cables that are part of a communications network linking all households, the National Computer Board said.
BUSINESS
May 4, 1992 | From Reuter
By 2005, Shoppers may not need to try on new clothes before buying them. Instead, when customers choose the cloth and cut of suits, they will see, on a large wall screen, a computer-generated image of themselves wearing the finished product. If they decide to buy, the price will be automatically deducted from their bank accounts.
BUSINESS
May 4, 1992 | From Reuter
By 2005, Shoppers may not need to try on new clothes before buying them. Instead, when customers choose the cloth and cut of suits, they will see, on a large wall screen, a computer-generated image of themselves wearing the finished product. If they decide to buy, the price will be automatically deducted from their bank accounts.
NEWS
December 20, 1997 | From Associated Press
Divers today located the bulk of the wreckage of a Singapore-operated jet that plunged into a river on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. All 104 people aboard, including five Americans, were feared dead. Witnesses said the SilkAir Boeing 737 exploded twice in the air and again when it hit the water in a swampy area 35 miles north of Palembang, a rescue official said. The plane was midway on its flight from Jakarta to Singapore.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 22, 1997 | JERRY CROWE
POP/ROCK Brits Thirsty for Oasis: Oasis, the English rock group that has frequently compared itself to the Beatles, released its third album to a clamorous welcome in its homeland Thursday amid predictions it will become the biggest seller in U.K. music history. Lines of fans waited outside record stores and supermarkets to be among the first to pick up "Be Here Now," which music industry insiders believe has a good chance of overtaking the all-time sales leader, the Beatles' "Sgt.
BUSINESS
April 6, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
'Electronic City' Blueprint Unveiled: Seeking to develop an economy based on information and computers, Singapore has unveiled a plan to turn itself into an electronic city within 15 years. The goal is to have Singaporeans plugged into grids of fiber-optic cables that are part of a communications network linking all households, the National Computer Board said.
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