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From: [email protected] (Mar Siew Cheong)
Subject: RFD: soc.culture.singaporean
Keywords: Singapore, cultural, newsgroup 
Followup-To: news.groups
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Proposed Newsgroup's Name
=========================
  soc.culture.singaporean

Type
====
  Unmoderated

Charter
=======
  A newsgroup where topics relevant to the development of Singapore, in
  the areas of science, technology, education and culture can be 
  discussed.

Purpose of the Group 
====================
  *  Discuss topics relevant to the development of Singapore.
  *  Provide an avenue where general information about Singapore
     can be obtained.

Newsgroup Creation
==================
  The discussion for this group will last from Monday, Nov. 9, 1992
  until Friday, Dec. 4, 1992. The discussion should take place in 
  news.groups. All followups should be under this same title heading.

  I am now inviting all netters in general and Singaporean netters in
  particular to take part in the discussion. Any suggestions, comments
  or problems may be included in the discussion or sent directly to
  [email protected]

  At the end of the Discussion Period, voting will be held. The rules on
  how to vote will be posted here as well.

Thanks for your attention,
-- 
Mar Siew Cheong (staff)		Bitnet: [email protected]
Division of Instr. & Control	Internet: [email protected] 
Nanyang Technological Univ. 	Tel. (off.): (065) 799-5635
Nanyang Avenue S2263, Singapore

From [email protected] Fri Dec  4 16:14:54 1992
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From: [email protected] (Fock-Lai Tan)
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Subject: CFV: soc.culture.singapore
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                       1st Call For Votes
                       ==================

                     SOC.CULTURE.SINGAPORE
                     =====================

This is the first call for votes for an unmoderated group for discussion
of topics related to the cultural affairs of Singapore.
The request for discussion (RFD) was published 
about one month ago, and the discussion surrounding the group's 
creation was generally positive.  It's now time to put it to a vote.

NAME:
      soc.culture.singapore

STATUS:  
    unmoderated

CHARTER:
    Soc.culture.singapore will be a newsgroup where netters in general
    and Singaporean netters in particular can discuss issues related to
    the development of Singapore in the areas of science, technology,
    culture and education.

VOTING PROCEDURE:

  Send votes to:  [email protected] 

  Preferably your message should include one of the following lines
  in the body of the text:

      I vote YES for soc.culture.singapore
      I vote  NO for soc.culture.singapore

  We will be flexible in accepting other wording providing your vote 
  is made clear and unambiguous.  If we receive more than one vote
  from the same account;

    o If the votes are for the same side of the issue, We will
      count the votes as one vote. We will send email informing
      the voter that their vote is only being counted once.

    o If the votes are for opposite sides of the issue, We will
      throw out both votes. I will send email informing the
      voter that their vote is being discounted in this case.

  The voting begins immediately and will end at 11:59:59 pm EST
  on Thursday, Dec 31, 1992.
  In order for your vote to be counted we must receive it before then.

COMMENTS:
  
1.  My colleague, Siew-Cheong Mar, who first kicked off the dicussion
    to form the proposed newsgroup, had asked me to help him to call
    for votes.  Another colleague, Roland Yeo, would assist me in 
    counting the votes and posting the summary of the voting results.
    Anyone who has any suggestions or comments can email me
    at the address: "[email protected]", but don't send your 
    votes to me. Send all your votes to the address: "[email protected]"

2.  During the discussion period, it is quite clear that the name of
    the proposed newsgroup should be "soc.culture.singapore" instead
    of the original proposal "soc.culture.singaporean".

3.  The guidelines for successful creation of a new newsgroup require
    that the vote taker receive 100 more YES votes than NO votes, and that
    the YES votes be at least 2/3 of all valid votes cast. At the end
    of the voting period, the vote tally would be posted as soon as
    it is ready.
    
    Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year 1993 to everyone!
 

    Fock-Lai Tan
    Email:  [email protected]
    Voting: [email protected]

From [email protected] Mon Dec 14 20:26:37 1992
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From: [email protected] (Fock-Lai Tan)
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Subject: 2nd CFV: soc.culture.singapore
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                       2nd Call For Votes
                       ==================

                     SOC.CULTURE.SINGAPORE
                     =====================

This is the second call for votes for an unmoderated group for discussion
of topics related to the cultural affairs of Singapore.
The request for discussion (RFD) was published 
about one month ago, and the discussion surrounding the group's 
creation was generally positive.  It's now time to put it to a vote.

NAME:
      soc.culture.singapore

STATUS:  
    unmoderated

CHARTER:
    Soc.culture.singapore will be a newsgroup where netters in general
    and Singaporean netters in particular can discuss issues related to
    the development of Singapore in the areas of science, technology,
    culture and education.

VOTING PROCEDURE:

  Send votes to:  [email protected] 

  Preferably your message should include one of the following lines
  in the body of the text:

      I vote YES for soc.culture.singapore
      I vote  NO for soc.culture.singapore

  We will be flexible in accepting other wording providing your vote 
  is made clear and unambiguous.  If we receive more than one vote
  from the same account;

    o If the votes are for the same side of the issue, We will
      count the votes as one vote. We will send email informing
      the voter that their vote is only being counted once.

    o If the votes are for opposite sides of the issue, We will
      throw out both votes. I will send email informing the
      voter that their vote is being discounted in this case.

  The voting begins immediately and will end at 11:59:59 pm EST
  on Thursday, Dec 31, 1992.
  In order for your vote to be counted we must receive it before then.

COMMENTS:
  
1.  My colleague, Siew-Cheong Mar, who first kicked off the dicussion
    to form the proposed newsgroup, had asked me to help him to call
    for votes.  Another colleague, Roland Yeo, would assist me in 
    counting the votes and posting the summary of the voting results.
    Anyone who has any suggestions or comments can email me
    at the address: "[email protected]", but don't send your 
    votes to me. Send all your votes to the address: "[email protected]"

2.  During the discussion period, it is quite clear that the name of
    the proposed newsgroup should be "soc.culture.singapore" instead
    of the original proposal "soc.culture.singaporean".

3.  The guidelines for successful creation of a new newsgroup require
    that the vote taker receive 100 more YES votes than NO votes, and that
    the YES votes be at least 2/3 of all valid votes cast. At the end
    of the voting period, the vote tally would be posted as soon as
    it is ready.
    
    Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year 1993 to everyone!
 

    Fock-Lai Tan
    Email:  [email protected]
    Voting: [email protected]

From [email protected] Wed Jan  6 21:03:24 1993
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From: [email protected] (Fock-Lai Tan)
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Subject: RESULT: soc.culture.singapore passes 255:46
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Hi everyone,     

We're pleased to announce that the support for the formation of newgroup
"soc.culture.singapore" is overwhelming. The vote tally is 255 Yes votes
against 46 No votes.  There are altogether 326 votes sent to the voting
account "[email protected]". There are 25 votes not counted as they are 
ambiguous, repeated votes sent by the same person, void votes, or just
mail messages.

We would like to thank everyone who sent in their votes. And also we
appreciate very much the help of our colleague, Roland Yeo, who assisted
in setting up the account and in the counting of the votes.

Well, we hope "soc.culture.singapore" would be an interesting newsgroup
for the Singaporeans and everyone on the USENET. We hope to have 
interesting discussions and contributions from everyone on the USENET
in the New Year 93.

Best Wishes and Happy New Year to every USENET readers!

Fock-Lai Tan    (Email: [email protected])
Siew-Cheong Mar (Email: [email protected]) 

------------------ Yes votes --------------------------------------------------
"BeeLay Tan" 
"Capt. AirThomas" 
"Da Grooooove : No Longer Silent" 
"ECE grad." 
"Frederick James Temple"  
"Jocelyn S. Chong" 
"Ju-Kay K. Kwek" 
"KEN LIEW, C-104, I'M A BADGER" 
"Kim A. Tan" 
"Sianjin R. Chua" 
"Trin Tantsetthi, DSS-E/Thailand  27-Dec-1992 1713" 
"Yu Jin Thio" 

Albert Yu              
Alex Kwok-Hung Chan 
Ashraf Ali Kassim 
B.J.  07-Dec-1992 0952 
[email protected]
Bernard Yu 
Bertrand Lee 
Boon Kang 
[email protected]
[email protected]
CARPE DIEM! 
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
Cher Guan Teo 
Chian Chan 
Chih-Ping Kuo 
Chng Tiak-Jung 
Chng Yi-Mei 
Choon Hong Tay 
Chor Guan Teo 
Chua Chiang Meng 
DAVID 
DESMOND 
Danny Koh 
Danny POO 
Denis Howe 
[email protected]
[email protected]
FRANZ! 
Fatt Chee Fong 
Gim Tan 
Gopher 
Grace Tan 
Greg Franklin 
HUANG  SUNG CHING 
Hock Koon Lim 
I AM WHO I AM 
[email protected]
JIT IN TIME 
JOHN YIK 
Jack Loh 
Jason Bonde 
Jessie Annie Ng 
Jin Aye Lim 
Joey 
Julian Lau 
[email protected]
Kah Siong 
Kalwant Singh 
[email protected] (Keh Lee)
Ken Doesschate 
Khai-Cheong Yau 
Kim Paulson 
Kin Chan 
Kin Seng Lai 
Kok Ching Ong 
Kok-Leong Ang 
Kui Yu Chang 
Kuo Chiang 
Kwek B K D 
[email protected]
Lam Yi Young 
Lim Chieng Fai 
Luke Ong 
Lup-Houh Ng 
[email protected] (IT'S ME AGAIN, MH!!)
Melvin Phua 
Michael Quinn 
Michael Wolf 
Mun-Kew Leong 
Murali 
Neo K E 
Ng Beng Lim 
Ng Pek Yong 
Nigel M Burnett 
Ong Kong Hong 
Pak-Leng Lui 
Patrick ChengSan Teo 
Peter B. S. Wee 
Po Shan Cheah 
Quah Hak Mien 
RAVEN Winter 
Richard Ho 
S.P. Ng 
[email protected] (Audun Bringsvor)
[email protected]
[email protected]
Shang Y Tee 
Shih Ngiam 
[email protected]
Steve Boey 
Steve Ong and Kheng Low 
[email protected]
[email protected]
Tan C C 
Teck Choo Tan 
Tsia Yiu Lo 
[email protected]
Vincent Chew 
Wan Looi 
Wei Chien Tng 
Weng Qinghui  (Wesleyan; USA)
[email protected]
Yiang 
Yung Jin Chew 
[email protected]
[email protected] (Allan Koh)
[email protected]
[email protected] (TAN GIM LAY)
[email protected] (NG LING LING)
[email protected] (Chye Huat Aw)
[email protected]
[email protected] (b77503123)
[email protected]
[email protected] (BOON TAN)
[email protected] (LEE CHEE HOE)
[email protected] (Boon Lee chan)
[email protected] (Dave Burgess)
[email protected]
[email protected] (Lee Chia Ling)
[email protected] (Chinchin Joyce Ng)
[email protected] (Christopher Lim)
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected] (Lee Chee Siong)
[email protected]
[email protected] (Thayalam Chinnayya)
[email protected] (Wen-Shih Warren Choo)
[email protected] (Eugene Choy)
[email protected] (Edgar Teo (KSL))
[email protected] (Edwin Ng)
[email protected] (EE467 Class)
[email protected] (TAN, RONSON)
[email protected] (TAY SOO TONG)
[email protected] (TAN GIM WEE)
[email protected] (NG CHEE MUN SIDNEY)
[email protected]
[email protected] (Er Hiok Song)
[email protected] ( Siew-Cheong Mar)
[email protected] (Eugene Tan)
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected] (Heng Wei Osbert Tan)
[email protected]
[email protected] (Florence Tan)
[email protected] (Yee Huat Gan)
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected] (Goh Jong Hou)
[email protected] ( Goi , Si Hao )
[email protected] (TAN,YOON-SWING)
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected] (The Wolf)
[email protected]
[email protected]  (Hui-Meng Chow)
[email protected] (Hiang-Kwee Ho)
[email protected]
[email protected] (Gih-Guang Hung)
[email protected] (Henry  Wong)
[email protected] (ONG MEAN CHIH)
[email protected] (NG SHIH PING)
[email protected] (WONG TUCK KWONG)
[email protected] (KOK WAI SAN)
[email protected] (Siew Teng Kean)
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[email protected] (John Ho)
[email protected] (Dr. John S. Eickemeyer)
[email protected] (Pee Jun T)
[email protected] (Julian and Julia)
[email protected] (David Kaminsky)
[email protected] (Kay Choon Ku)
[email protected] (Kevin Patt (SE))
[email protected] (Kee Koon Chua)
[email protected] (Kin Koo)
[email protected] (Kwang Sim)
[email protected]
[email protected] (Stephen Kwek)
[email protected] (Kang Woo)
[email protected] (Dan Ling)
[email protected] (Liu Ann Pheng)
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected] (Lin-Siau Tay)
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected] (Fock-Lai Tan)
[email protected] 
[email protected]
[email protected] (Michelle Chiang)
[email protected] (Koh Kok Hwee)
[email protected]
[email protected]
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[email protected]
[email protected] (who wanna know)
ong%[email protected] (Kayliang Ong)
[email protected] (Paula Meek)
[email protected]
[email protected] (Tan Pow Hwee)
raymund ken-guan chan 
[email protected] (Ronald Yap (SE))
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected] (Aik Siong Seow)
[email protected] (gregory c seow )
[email protected]
[email protected] (Goh Seow Hiong)
[email protected] (Ervin)
[email protected]
[email protected] (Nay Wei Soong)
[email protected] (Dahlia van Gelder)
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected] (Sriram)
[email protected] (Shih-Cheng Yen)
[email protected] 
[email protected] (Fred Temple)
thean voon-yew 
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected] (Victor Keong)
[email protected]
wHat LuCk!!! wHy mE??? 
[email protected] (Waihong Kwan)
[email protected]
[email protected]
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[email protected] (Weiguo Wang)
[email protected] (Wynne Hsu)
[email protected] (EE602)
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[email protected] (Augustus C. Yeo)
[email protected]
[email protected] (Leong Yew Hong)
[email protected] (Jerome'TofuSoft'Chan)
[email protected] (Yee-kwong Fong)
[email protected] (Yan Loke)
[email protected] (Yang Meng Tan)
[email protected] (Yen San Lim)

---------------------- No votes --------------------------------------------
"Dave V. Schaller" 
"Eric J. Olson" 
"Howard Wachtel (312) 975-7970" 
"Kyle (K.) Hor" 
"MaZri BiN MaiSeh" 
"Ronald V. Dziuk Jr." 
"SUNNY CHUNG-YUNG TAN (^_^)" 
Albert Foo 
Alexander EICHENER 
Bin Ong 
Brian Kenney 
Charles Shub 
Dr L J Harrison 
Fan Li TAI 
Hoe San 
Isabell Fuhrmann 
[email protected]
Leslie Teo 
Mike Palmer 
Reza Hussein 
Senthilvasan Supramaniam 
[email protected]
[email protected]
Tan Shen Hsiao 
Waseem Siddiqi 
[email protected] (Andrew Finkenstadt)
[email protected]
[email protected] (B.C.E. Khoo)
[email protected] (Dave Carr)
[email protected]
[email protected] (Shyne Song Chuang)
[email protected] (Ed McGuire)
[email protected] (Big AL)
[email protected]nuscc.nus.sg (Teng-Kiat Lee)
[email protected] (Kari Hurtta)
[email protected] (CHEN JIA TYAN)
[email protected] (Goh Kee Shiun)
[email protected] (Kok-Yong Tan)
[email protected] (C.W. Liew)
[email protected] (Limsoon Wong)
[email protected] (me mann)
[email protected]
[email protected] (Bill Owens)
[email protected] (Joel Plutchak)
[email protected] (Richard H. Miller)
[email protected] (K. L. Seh)

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