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1995
in
Singapore

Decades:
See also:

The following lists events that happened during 1995 in Singapore.

Incumbents

Events

January

  • 16 January – BBC World Service Television was officially launched new name, new programme, new power, new transmitter, new vision, new screen and new office took place becomes BBC World on Thursday, 26 January 1995 at 7:00:00pm GMT/Friday, 27 January 1995 at 3:00:00am SGT was officially opening ceremony or grand opening to international free-to-air terrestrial news channel. BBC's news bureau in Singapore is officially formal full grand opened took place with a new programme launched.
  • 26 January – Officially opening ceremony or grand opening of BBC World and BBC Prime at 7:00:00pm GMT/Friday, 27 January 1995 at 3:00:00am SGT transformation from BBC World Service Television. BBC's news bureau in Singapore is officially formal full grand opened took place with a new programme launched.

February

  • 26 February – Britain's oldest merchant bank Barings Bank collapses due to Briton Nick Leeson's trading activities, losing $1.4 billion by speculating on the Singapore International Monetary Exchange, primarily using futures contracts.[1] He was arrested on 23 November after fleeing Singapore for 272 days. Subsequently, Nick Leeson pleaded guilty to two charges out of three charges of forgery and eight charges of cheating and was sentenced to 6½ years in prison.[2]

March

April

  • 27 April – The ST Teleport is launched for telecommunications and broadcasting purposes.[8]
  • End April - IKEA Alexandra store, the first new building adjacently opposite Queensway Shopping Centre is officially opened.

May

June

July

August

The UOB Plaza

September

October

November

  • 2 November – Parliament passed the Maintenance of Parents Act, a private member's bill introduced by Woon Cheong Ming Walter.[33]
  • 5 November – The second phase of the Seletar Expressway opened.
  • 10 November – Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal is officially opened to enhance ferry links.[34]
  • 13 November – The second series of the British children's animated series Budgie the Little Helicopter begins airing on TCS Channel 5 after several months of airing in its country of origin. However the episodes were not transmitted in the right order as they when airing in the UK and were shown in a very slightly different order. The first two episodes of the second series of Budgie the Little Helicopter to be shown in Singapore were "Blown Up, Let Down" and "Wally Waddles In". However, the second series were later shown in the right episode order when the series was repeated on Eureka Learning Channel and Kids Central.
  • 25 November – Century Square is officially opened.[35]

December

  • 7 December – Jurong Point opens its doors.
  • 29 December – Nanook the polar bear (of Singapore Zoo) dies at the age of 18.
  • 31 December – After Formatara Prima Sejati and Beijing Form Trading Industrial Corporation was officially closing ceremony "grand closing" in Jakarta and Beijing and was officially new location to new opening ceremony "grand opening" at new office, new power, new transmission, new building, new headquarters, new neighbouring, new tower, new icon and new complete new Form Building, Tampines, Singapore continued to Form Music Publication Pte Ltd, Form Records Co Ltd and Form Records Sdn Bhd based in Singapore, British Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur (capital of Malaysia) after ABC English for Children Let's Learn About Volume 4 the end after the end farewell from clown (xiao chou) performance and Liu Tian Fu producer very final and last time so after Aunty Jo Child Care & Development Centre and NTUC Pasir Ris Resort location area the end.

Births

Population of births: 48,635

Deaths

Population of deaths: 15,569

References

  1. ^ "Barings Bank collapses from Nick Leeson's losses". NLB. 26 February 1995. Retrieved 20 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Guilty As Charged: Rogue trader Nick Leeson brought down Britain's oldest merchant bank Barings". The Straits Times. Singapore. 16 May 2016. Archived from the original on 16 May 2016. Retrieved 16 May 2016.
  3. ^ "Family Justice Practice Forum: CJ'S Address" (PDF). Supreme Court of Singapore. Retrieved 16 September 2019.
  4. ^ "Opening ceremony of the Kranji Expressway" (PDF). NAS. 4 March 1995. Retrieved 19 July 2019.
  5. ^ "Other gruesome murders that took place in Singapore". The New Paper. Singapore. 4 April 2012. Archived from the original on 4 January 2015. Retrieved 25 January 2015.
  6. ^ Ministry of Information and the Arts, Singapore (1995). Flor Contemplacion: The Facts of the Case. Singapore: Ministry of Information and the Arts, Singapore. Retrieved 24 December 2017.
  7. ^ "Launching of Walt Disney Television (Singapore)'s Satellite Facility" (PDF). NAS. 26 March 1995. Retrieved 1 September 2019.
  8. ^ "Launching of Singapore Technologies (ST) Teleport" (PDF). NAS. 27 April 1995. Retrieved 31 August 2019.
  9. ^ "Opening of the Chinese Heritage Centre" (PDF). NAS. 17 May 1995. Retrieved 31 August 2019.
  10. ^ "SAFRA gets more Power with Chinese FM station (Page 7)". The Straits Times (retrieved from NLB). 3 June 1995. Retrieved 23 November 2020.
  11. ^ "Official Launch of Singapore Cablevision" (PDF). NAS. 23 June 1995. Retrieved 14 August 2019.
  12. ^ "Official Opening of Ren Ci Hospital" (PDF). NAS. 24 June 1995. Retrieved 31 August 2019.
  13. ^ "Opening of MTV Asia" (PDF). NAS. 26 June 1995. Retrieved 31 August 2019.
  14. ^ "Milestones". ComfortDelgro Taxi. Archived from the original on 6 December 2019. Retrieved 28 July 2019.
  15. ^ "Lack of use so historical barter trade site closes from today (Page 2)". The Business Times (retrieved from NLB). 1 July 1995. Retrieved 28 August 2019.
  16. ^ "News 5 Tonight (1 August 1995)". Television Corporation of Singapore (Retrieved from NAS). 1 August 1995. Retrieved 24 July 2019.
  17. ^ "Opening of the United Overseas Bank (UOB) Plaza" (PDF). NAS. 6 August 1995. Retrieved 20 August 2019.
  18. ^ "Selective En bloc Redevelopment Scheme is introduced". NLB. Retrieved 14 August 2019.
  19. ^ "Executive Condominum Housing Scheme". HDB. 29 August 1995. Archived from the original on 24 June 1997. Retrieved 14 August 2019.
  20. ^ "Selective En-Bloc Redevelopment Scheme". HDB. 22 August 1995. Archived from the original on 24 June 1997. Retrieved 8 October 2021.
  21. ^ "Opening Ceremony of SAFTI Military Institute" (PDF). NAS. 25 August 1995. Retrieved 14 August 2019.
  22. ^ "Grand Opening of the Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre" (PDF). NAS. 30 August 1995. Retrieved 23 August 2019.
  23. ^ "Launch of channels Prime 12 and Premiere 12 of TV12" (PDF). NAS. 1 September 1995. Retrieved 11 August 2019.
  24. ^ "Launch of channels Prime 12 and Premiere 12 of TV12" (PDF). NAS. 1 September 1995. Retrieved 11 August 2019.
  25. ^ "Six-digit postal code system". NLB. Retrieved 8 October 2019.
  26. ^ "Six-digit postal codes will apply to all areas from Sept 1". The Straits Times (retrieved from NLB). 19 August 1995. Retrieved 8 October 2019.
  27. ^ "Sembawang venture to buy Technet for $2.5m (page 41)". The Straits Times (Retrieved from NLB). 20 June 1995. Retrieved 5 August 2019.
  28. ^ "Pacific Internet can start its services today (page 36)". The Straits Times (Retrieved from NLB). 5 September 1995. Retrieved 5 August 2019.
  29. ^ "Opening of the Workshop on Telecommunications "Voyage Through Cyberspace" at Singapore Polytechnic" (PDF). NAS. 5 September 1995. Retrieved 5 August 2019.
  30. ^ "Cyberway to be third Internet service provider (page 3)". The Straits Times (Retrieved from NLB). 6 September 1995. Retrieved 5 August 2019.
  31. ^ "PUB to split into three entities from Oct 1". The Business Times (retrieved from NLB). 23 September 1995. Retrieved 2 June 2021.
  32. ^ "Launch of the National Orchid Garden" (PDF). NAS. 20 October 1995. Retrieved 11 July 2019.
  33. ^ Sue-Ann Chia (11 March 2010), "Know the past to tackle the future", The Straits Times, p. B14. The first ever Act since 1965 originating from a private member's bill was the Roman Catholic Archbishop Bill introduced by P. Selvadurai and Chiang Hai Ding in 1974 and passed the following year as the Roman Catholic Archbishop Act (now Cap. 375, 1985 Rev. Ed.). This was a private act, not a public one: Chia, ibid. See also Walter Woon (28 June 1994), "Honor thy father and mother – or else", The Wall Street Journal, p. A18; "Govt gives backing to Parents Bill", The Straits Times, 27 July 1994; Walter Woon (11 August 1994), "Family matters", Far Eastern Economic Review, p. 30; "Parents maintenance bill passed", The Straits Times, 3 November 1995.
  34. ^ "Official Opening of the Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal" (PDF). NAS. 10 November 1995. Retrieved 14 August 2019.
  35. ^ "Official Opening of Century Square" (PDF). NAS. 25 November 1995. Retrieved 12 September 2019.
  36. ^ "NewspaperSG". eresources.nlb.gov.sg. Retrieved 31 July 2023.
  37. ^ "David Saul Marshall". NLB. Retrieved 22 July 2019.
  38. ^ "Anthony Then". NLB. Retrieved 14 August 2019.
  39. ^ "Ang Chwee Chai". NLB. Retrieved 14 August 2019.
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