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NetValue: Online Banking Takes Off
300,000 Singaporeans taking to online banking
banking attracting the higher income group
visiting online banking sites
websites attracted about 293,500 home Internet users in
July, up from 195,000 in January 2001, according to the
latest figures from Internet intelligence company, NetValue.
latest figure represented about 30.3% of the Internet
population in Singapore.
ranked eighth in reach across a comparison of 12 European
and Asian countries monitored by NetValue.
Sweden topped the list with 54.1 percent of its
Internet population having visited online banking sites in
July 2001. This
was trailed by Norway and Denmark with incidences of 48.1
percent and 44.0 percent, respectively.
online banking sector registered a reach of 39.2 percent of
the Korean Internet population during the same period, just
ahead of the UK (37.2 percent) and France (34.6 percent).
Italy trailed in a distant with a reach of 12.5
300,000 Singaporeans Turning To Online Banking
the focus was shifted to the actual number of visitors,
Korea topped the chart with its massive Internet population
5.6 million people visited online banking sites compared to
293,500 Singaporeans in July 2001.”
Said Dr. Jack Loo, Country Manager of NetValue
the Italians registered the highest time spent at the online
banking sites with an average of about 42.3 minutes per
Internet user in July 2001. The Koreans and Taiwanese, on the other hand, spent the least
time at the sector with an average of about 16 minutes per
spent an average of 26.6 minutes at online banking sites, a
decline from the 31.0 minutes registered in January 2001.”
Said Dr. Loo. “Perhaps
people are getting used to the sites and could quickly
locate their source.”
is a new website for computer gamers launched by Lycos Singapore,
a Net portal here. Called Khabal, it offers myriad services for
players, including the all-important public game servers. It is
currently hosting 19 game servers locally with popular games such
as Counter-Strike, Quake Arena and Day of Defeat.
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More than 24,000 titles from the National Library Board's (NLB)
collection of e-books, e-magazines, CD-Roms and videos are now
available online at this website launched on 7 Sep 2001. It will
offer the content direct to home and office computers with an
Internet connection. Membership in the eLibraryHub is free.
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A NUS graduation
festivity showcasing the best of home-grown talents.
by Stella NG, Pam OEI & Peculiar Remedies
2001 The Theatre, University
Cultural Centre 8pm
your varsity days, from orientation to exams,
friendships forged, love lost and found and finally
graduating... to a new beginning. A rising star in
Taiwan, Stella will perform with her acoustic
guitar. Also taking centre stage will be Pam
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Recital by Dennis LEE & TOH Chee Hung
2001 The Hall, University Cultural
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over the world, including Europe, USA, Canada,
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The varied concert programme will include solo piano
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