The Straits Times, 1 August 1981 (2024)

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    2 1981-08-01 1 SECTION TWO

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    The lost

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    1642 1981-08-01 1 Ex-Changi PoW recounts... The young, able-bodied Thomas Lewis (below), who was drafted into Roseforce at the end of 1941 Now, 40 years later (below right), he is the only survivor of six guides attached to the squad "Changi" the name evokes strong •motions, bringing back memories of hardship

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      70 1981-08-01 1 Flari Raya curries Hart Raya is a joyous •ccasittn; and like many ether Asian celebrations, feed plays a major rale. Find eat mere ea Centrespread Pages 8 and 9 Heaven's attraction Hollywood's Heaven's Gate may be a USISS-miUion film fiance, bat It's net without its attraction. Find eat what it

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      177 1981-08-01 1 vSSSI 1-i^^B^^B^LW^L^^i^B^aL^a^BH k^Z^_ Import— AM ComMwMow tocfc 9mWomh I— 80% OawQaMMSO* Accord ao% 1 o% 53cm(2nU.P.>«jNo«»$40 74cm (W) UP. tMQ Now $75 Bcm QT) U.P. (M& Now $100 dom <3") UP. pHf> Now $100 r—^mmm^^m, I3cm(s-)U.P. peONo*sllo 13cm <6") U.P *>« Now $110 IHEEjjI Mow fiwonW Montt.He II wWi CtaMle

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    Highlights

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    1158 1981-08-01 2 SELAMAT HARI RAYA PUASA to all Muslim readers! If you are to spend the day in front of the TV, there are specials all lined up and spaced out through most of the day. So here's to good viewing. Opening the day's entertainment is a Harf Raya Children's Special

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    We apologise

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    58 1981-08-01 2 A tjpet,! ■pfck al mr ecaarred la yesterday's Channel 3 programme for the 6.53 p.m. slet. The eerrect title «4 tie pracnunme ahead have bees IhrmUmt At#a KepttdM Ptmb/SmbL We regret the fatafverteat ernr deeply aa4 wish to apetogfaw to all ear Muslim rwMters. Marie Oun«ad at Lucky

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    World Cup's golden moments

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    134 1981-08-01 2 SPORTS fans have much to celebrate today. Soccer: Greatest Moments In World Cap Football im to 1178 (Ch 5, 12. II p.m.). will certainly glue you to your seat as the story of the World Cup series, which started 67 years ago, unfolds before your eyes.

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      96 1981-08-01 2 FIRST RARE SALE AT MING BLUE July 27 August 7, 1981 Exquisite lamps, shades, Korean chests, Ca ramie elephants, Brass ornaments. Porcelain war*. Cushions, Antique Jewellery, Ivory, Jade, Coral figurines; Cloisonne ware. Pewter, Risis Orchid, Silver Gold Jewellery and many other arts crafts items. Kwan-Vin Lamp MING BLUE Asian Arts

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      266 1981-08-01 2 Straits Times Crossword ACBOBB 7 Bit player with thin skin be- yond the usual (4.5) 1 Fre* but not guaranteed (9) 8 Glve prod o, attendance at 6 Karloff acting part of old tryj (j)( j) n (4> 9 Frustration ot hopes when Sid10 Fruit people look Inside (5) up

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      1226 1981-08-01 2 TV and Radio SBC 5 10.00 PM Opeiwf folowed by Aidfl Fitri 6 25 r|rtoon Putra Putn 8.45 The Bf Top Variety Show Jim 10.45 Richie Rich 7 ft D M avidson 1C t. o 7.30 News And Weather Forecast 11.15 The Donna Summer Special (Malay) 12.10 The Greatest Moments

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    Tomorrow

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    324 1981-08-01 3 HARI Raya Puasa joy spills into the morrow with Maiam Sy/tda (Ch 5.4.45 p.m.), an SBC production. It is a story of love with a moral message. It is about Jamal (Mohd. Nasir Mohd.), a man desperately searching for his wife and child. Five years ago, he had been

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  • 120 1981-08-01 3 IF YOU do not have enough of music for the morning, sizzling Donna Summer will heave and weave her way through noon with her brand of songs that earned her the title of Disco Dynamo m the Dmu Sumner Special (Ch 5, 11.15 a.m.). Definitely m the heat

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      148 1981-08-01 3 EXHIBITIONS: CARTOON Drawings. National Museum Young People's Gallery. 9 a.m. 5.30 p.m. Till tomorrow. Free admission. C*lUgc*. Alpha Gallery. 10 a.m. 5 p.m. CUmm Calligraphy. Alliance Francaise. 9 a.m. to I p.m. The Land Transport Of S'pore. Exhibits range from over 200 monochrome prints tracing the history of land transport

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    Acting with animals

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    868 1981-08-01 4 Interview with two stars from The Danedyke Mystery Granted there's mystery m the air. Granted also there'll be some unreachable stars out there, elusive as ever. But, just for tonight, you needn't reach far out; FRANCIS WRIGHT talks to Michael Craig the actor who can't seem to

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    The Charlie fan who's loved to act from young

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    802 1981-08-01 4 TESSA Peake-Jones is small and pretty, with a short, boyish haircut and a lively personality. She is one of the stars of the six-part television adventure series, The Danedyke Mystery, about an ex-policeman turned country vicar. The series is set in

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      1587 1981-08-01 4 NATIONAL DAY SLASH To celebrate National Day, Pertama Audio and its group of stores are offering a special SLASH on a whole range of audio-video products. All from the top-ranking brands of the world. Come. Take advantage of this great offer. And march away with some of the BEST BUYS

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      496 1981-08-01 5 < 7iW l^*W^S«.co*e ton o.m. h r«-. U J^L l' satact irnporiad fumNura. grand crystal ■aTay charKMwrs and aiquislto horn* A^r E«**»*yai d^OfaccawortM 4 11^ OiibtvtrS I. •QUALITY VALUE SERVICE I*^l- ■ii,-' ■ml The finest collection of STRASS CRYSTAL CHANDEUERS m I 24k gold plating from Europe's leading names _^a«BJ|

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      712 1981-08-01 5 r^ si VICOM LOGO D6SIGN COMP6TITION jfiMf The Government has decided to introduce legislation for compulsory inspection of all private cars with effect from January 1982. The social and environmental benefits resulting from properly maintained cars are less smoke and noise pollution, fewer breakdowns of cars and fewer road accidents.

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  • LEISURE 1

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      389 1981-08-01 6 TEO HAN WUE- TEO HAN WUE Exhibition of Chinese Paintings by Rosalind Toon XI Long Gallery Ptaaza Singapura Last day today Reviewed by A YOUNG artist of Chinese brush painting often finds himself easily distracted and even confused by the variety of styles of old and contemporary masters. In his attempt

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      Professional and talented

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      581 1981-08-01 6 LEONG WENG KAM- LEONG WENG KAM Chinese Talentime '81 Sunday (July 26) Ch 8 Reviewed by THE standard of SBC Chinese Talentime '81 as in previous years is high, if the performance of the 12 contestants who appeared on last Sunday's first quarter-finals is anything to go by. In fact,

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      If acting's your cup of tea...

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      103 1981-08-01 6 If acting's your cup of tea... INTERESTED la acting? This may be Jut yoar cap of toft. The Theatre W«rM H— rintl— (t BaJ moral Rd), will be holdIng ma audition far their fartheemlag production a comedy entitled The Aaaiveraary. The story is abaat a naaaearive mother and her three

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      428 1981-08-01 6 chonc m BROTHERS twrikw* flu^ Ea f PRESENTS i^ T The Latest Bed -Room Design IL%a^fe^^ _^aaa^B^B^B^B^a^Bk^K^^sni d /^m CICH new I i '^L t B*aVs*ans«B^-— —BBBBBB^naaaaai T -JkW_ BaW I L RI _i^B inan^^^^^ laaHfll *T.I lifi—JL ~Y-F"Vj P^^ v—t^pwiwm^ -Jk »*> jjt aim MLX B 11 aa^BWh»J f^Mt^Mi'

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      MOVIES AT A GLANCE

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      175 1981-08-01 7 MOVIES AT A GLANCE NEW films for the week- end: THE GODS MUST BE CRAZY: A charming film that juxtaposes the primiI tive life and the modern one, and looks at all those I foibles that are quintessentially human. Must see. Cathay, Gala. HEAVEN'S GATE: I Director Michael Cimino's US*30-million

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      Heaven's attraction

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      655 1981-08-01 7 Heaven's attraction NEXT to all the milliondollar set-pieces, the most appealing attraction in Michael Cimino's Heaven's Gate (now on at Lido) is French actress Isabella Huppert (pronounced up-air). The 26-year-old actress, who has green eyes, red hair and a gamine face covered with freckles, plays a young immigrant who runs

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      Malaysian answer to Dallas

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      794 1981-08-01 7 KANNAN CHANDRAN-Malaysian answer to Dallas KANNAN CHANDRAN Absng Now on at Bedok Cinema Reviewed by THE homecoming of Abang (Brother) Fuad brings panic and joy to his family. Virtually a Rahim Razali production, with him starring, directing and scripting, Abang, Dallas-like, centres around the activities and business ventures of the Din

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      165 1981-08-01 7 AZDA r TOYOTA ZU DAIHA" FORD DATS 3EN« r OC /^-TT*< 'JBISHI'MA OLK A TSUN FO •M/ I MAZDA DMA! (i I ISUZU'C AZQ 3ISHI-MA J»F y JYCTA'D/ RELIABLE Inspected and certified by the Japan Machinery and Metal Inspection Institute (JMI) Approved by the ROY m Singapore DURABLE Made of

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      372 1981-08-01 7 jM HP AM fl |H ■■■^■^■V^b^b^bV M^Ujt blb^bQ lAj^ ~7 1-^5 L^b^b> '^&™^J V Copperfone suncare products offer a Lw^^K^ A W Wlde ran 8 e protection against sunburn with a rg^^^^^SWl B^^^^BK V I product for every skin type I^S Jm *Coppertone Suntan Lotion/Oil contains 1 :^m special sunscreens

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      Hari Raya specials pecials

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      1145 1981-08-01 8 Hari Raya specials pecials Food is evocative. Take the word "curry" for example; it will bring back different memories for each individual. But most of us will share one thought m common: Curry is associated with the wonderful feasts and gatherings during the Hari Raya Puasa celebrations. TAN LEE LENG

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      Top on the US popularity poll

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      538 1981-08-01 8 CRAIG CLAIBORNE- CRAIG CLAIBORNE By and PIERRE FRANEY m New York ANYONE who closely follows food journalism is probably aware that the popularity of certain dishes tends to run in cycles. The fashionable foods of the moment may be "sophisticated" recipes, such as Quiche Ix>rraine, Beef

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      Unusual noodles a village

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      908 1981-08-01 9 NATALIN LING- NATALIN LING Alexandra BarBQ and Alexandra Beef Mee Hiap Hin Eating House Alexandra Village Reviewed bv ALEXANDRA Village, opposite the Alexandra Hospital, used to be a sleepy kampung which the families of British servicemen found very quaint. It was a place in which to have an

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      Eating the week away

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      282 1981-08-01 9 IN HOT, humid Singapore, there's nothing as welcome as a refreshing glass of fruit juice. A quick look around the hawker centres will confirm this fruit juicers are whirring away at top speed; enthusiasts are adventurously mixing strange combinations... papaya with apple, melon with pear, carrot

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      The stomach of Paris

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      575 1981-08-01 9 JEFFREY CARMEL- JEFFREY CARMEL By AT FIVE o'clock in the morning the narrow streets of the Second Arrondissem*nt of Paris are deserted. An occasional dark figure scuttles by in the shadows, disturbing only the crumpled bits of paper scattered in the gutter. Suddenly the quartier conies alive like

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      538 1981-08-01 8 n^aMHOTMa^aal r^\ Hf J X a^Bk^ ■■^aA^a^A^gtt^l y»_|||SJßS^Vß*^"*afl I k BMWwsjaaaajaaj—,^^^ ■^■MtSaMaVBBBBBBa^TaB' I v Sl^BO atal J "The Unadulterated Natural Beauty of Genuine Imported Leather and handcrafted AAanau Cane" YOU ARE ONLY LOOKING AT THE ,iaw BEGINNING COME SEE IT ALL AT: M Ok fl» Unit 321, 3rd Fir, Plaza

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      618 1981-08-01 9 FOR THE PRICE OF~2 /nov* oN Ji[\ i D| |w j^^mW^^L aw DLIV rJ m Baß^^^^^M^^ -^^B^B w im JwmßS.** V id* Hair V ■w mm I aa a^ala^a^^^ a^a^^^ aas b^b^. -^fe bb^bvy kSi JJr 1 *PPNbh«& ililP^ Caving money will never go j^ffil^Sg V O out of style.

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      470 1981-08-01 10 *************************0 LADIES ONLY PREVIEW iJORCHARD: SAT., AUG 8 at 11.00 AM j I ADMISSION PIHCES: STALLS fIJO CHICLE I2JO <)> CASH BOOKINGS ONLY -NO FREE LMT I TTtedoryqfan ,J^^ I impoftftihlelnv. j^^V W AJEFTTO LATTUAD* j^Vj I MAMZLLO NArmOIANNI (I, NASTASSJA KMSKI <jl «j I -nUNCaOORABAL C I '•^A r>PBr^^"4BIWBB

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      756 1981-08-01 10 NTUC INCOME offers attractive bonus rates for your life insurance savings. r .W. aBBBBBBI W The rate of $47.50* is applicable to all policies participating m the SIMPLE REVERSIONARY BONUS distribution of INCOME. For example, if your Endowment Policy of $10,000 sum assured matures after 10 years, you will receive

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      360 1981-08-01 10 CAPITOL-REPUBLIC Now Showing (CAP337S7M) 11am, 1.45, 4,130 ft ».15 No FrM List (REP *****02) 11am, 1.45,4, tv4s 9.15 NoFf— Lt»t Sonwwhcra H o« spoc*... I BHySSKLH AHorrtfte I jj 3bb3 Bm.^l^ r *w .«S •WMlty. I -aaaJß^jT .*%A <^BEBB ROBWCUKE JEHWFEW ASHUY STEYEI6WVES JADE: NOW SHOWING! I (*****80) 11am, 1

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      949 1981-08-01 10 I Se"*J!i"t HARI |<^^^^ I 7_i^ H i AY I I ORCOWISATIOM j 1111 1 1 owns tooayi AW\ 'yxtUß 1.l Teday/Temofrow Show*- I I 11M, 1 JO, 4JO, SJO. 15pm I TODAYB 45omSOLD-OUT |I I CHARLES LEE I f -wvATiaPUAiBW-o^il BROT<sr>N MARVIN il NOW SHOWMG No Fra* Lol 2

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      1086 1981-08-01 11 ■P*^Bliiiil^^ i pl^,now showingJ X fc^ j p&~ I > a h shocker! be fmtared! dwtt com^n^ t CW^> l**^ >J^Q •jjS^c-fc I ''^'^3^B® I Pv^^ ■mVjHTu Ja^f^^^B C^J^-^^*^ Using the most X g m Vl^K^ T f>s^^^^RS^-^Psun«*ni O aVI lm. IL^-^afl L^LW -^J E I advanced Kodak 2610 C

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  • BOOK 1

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      Laudable appetite whetter

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      707 1981-08-01 12 Gene Swinstead A George Haddon; DELIBLE SCHWARTZ- Gene Swinstead A George Haddon DELIBLE SCHWARTZ SINGAPORE STOPOVER By Times Books International, $12.50 Reviewed by 4 A number of illustrations are quite thoughtful attempts to put something on record an old woman walking away from an empty Chinese temple, a man repairing shoes m a five-foot

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      Unforgettable love story

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      790 1981-08-01 12 Sylvie Krin; ANITA EVANS- Sylvie Krin ANITA EVANS PRIVATE EYE'S BORN TO BE QUEEN By Penguin, 95 pence Reviewed by Inside is a card from Prince Charles re- questing the pleasure of her at Windsor Castle. But the summons brings no answering leap of joy m Diana's heart. For she, sparetime

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      91 1981-08-01 12 It's a brighter Sunday with Sunday Nation The tot ||HH|Hf% 'jal who won ™^jH(H^BM a Prince'sEj£ssH^^H heart In colour, the HMB^HaflUß^^B^B^alHl^^^BV young Lady Diana B^^S|«>^H^HaC^^a^a^HSHH I wKKm and the dazzling bride LJ kl l^S^ik of last Wednesday 1 ■^■^P^^B^bV '^^B^B^B^B^UK^BW^HL^LBimL^^i^' > jfcy? I W^l >^" >^B^*^ T V^ y» v

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      139 1981-08-01 12 \bur first step to a beautiful home... "^u^U bt fll ■v H LVfli 1^ &bY *^^r^i^>*''' St^^Sr I >JIB BBPL^tf SP jp -jtCZm' j^B» I i jfi^frdl^^ J^Wi^Zs* J P* TAKISTLON sheet vinyl flooring Step into the beauty of a Takistlon floor and discover the softness, comfort, durability and elegance

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      745 1981-08-01 13 1 A fast expanding multi-national Compan^Bk I based m the US, and engaged m the^A I manufacture of oil field equipment has I I vacancies for the following position. PRODUCTION FOREMAN I *At least 5 years experience m a machine shop I environment I A matured individual who will be

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      626 1981-08-01 13 NATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR HONQKONG LTD has a career opportunity for: 1. SYSTEM SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMERS Qualification Should be University Graduate m Computer Science. Electronic Engineering or equivalent. Technical Able to write or modify operating systems, write Abilities user applications using Fortran. Technical Knowledge of DECs RSX-11 Operating Systems A Knowledge Plus,

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  • BOOK 2

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      Useful book in a changing world

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      805 1981-08-01 14 Michael Kidron; Ronaid Segal; ROBERT CHEW- Michael Kidron Ronaid Segal ROBERT CHEW THE STATE OF THE WORLD ATLAS By Pan Books, 1981, 541 65 Reviewed by ANYONE who is at all interested in understanding and interpreting what is going on in the world today and what is likely to be

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      For leisure and stage

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      1337 1981-08-01 14 Koh Juan Toong, Elizabeth Su, Yeo Soh Chee; Robert Yeo- Koh Juan Toong, Elizabeth Su, Yeo Soh Chee Robert Yeo PRIZE-WINNING PLAYS 2 By Edited by Federal Publications^$4.20 Reviewed by 4Koh has been able to lend reality to a somewhat incredible but nevertheless challenging plot a man on the run from his past in Vietnam, and

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      135 1981-08-01 14 PRESENTING I I This may be an excellent opportunity for you to ■win a 100% rebate on the furniture that you purchase at Soonly Ann. Come and make a ■choice. It may be free of charge to you. s exSWrjta. m. ■j. 'TBJ BjJBW---" fat I .^•fl sS% In addition

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