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Singaporeans give their final respects to Lee Kuan Yew

Tweet  Still  grieving, Singaporeans, together with the World leaders give the  "founding father"of Singapore their final respects. [Continue reading]

Singapore Mall markets Pinay maids-report

Tweet   Reportedly,  Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said it they will check  into a report that Filipino maids are one of  those being exploited at a mall in Singapore. [Continue reading]

Singapore asks Indonesia to do something with the haze

Singapore asks Indonesia to do something with the haze

Tweet For several days, Singapore was covered with  a smoky haze. Unable to stand it anymore, Singapore requests neighboring Indonesia on Friday to saturate fires lit for illegal clearing of forests that are causing the worst air pollution in the region since 2006. Even Malaysia has also blamed poor air quality in some of its [Continue reading]

Singapore Airlines plane makes an emergency landing after bomb scare

Singapore Airlines plane makes an emergency landing after bomb scare

Tweet Based on reports, a Singapore Airlines plane  from Moscow to Singapore decided to make an emergency landing on Sunday in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata following a news of a bomb scare, an airport official confirmed. The plane, boarded with 265 people, was not allowed to land in the Indian capital New Delhi [Continue reading]

Andrey Ushakov grabs Russia's first gold of Youth Olympic Games

Andrey Ushakov grabs Russia's first gold of Youth Olympic Games

Tweet It was a successful lap for Andrew Ushakov as he held on to mark Russia’s first Youth Olympic Games gold medal. He won the youth men’s 200 meters freestyle at Singapore Sports School on Monday. Ushakov timed 1 minute 49.81 seconds to edge out a strong-finishing Cristian Quintero from Venezuela by 0.17 seconds in [Continue reading]

2010 Youth Olympic Games Philippines' delegates

2010 Youth Olympic Games Philippines' delegates

Tweet   Let the games begin! [Continue reading]

RP math wizards place second in Singapore math contest

RP math wizards place second in Singapore math contest

Tweet Students from various elementary and high schools across the Philippines represented the country in the recently concluded 2010 International Mathematics Contest (IMC) in Singapore, organized by the IMC Union.  The Philippine team ranked 2nd, next to China, after winning a total of 92 medals (12 gold, 26 silver and 54 bronze). [Continue reading]

Filipino maid was left with US$4.3-M from Singaporean employer

Filipino maid was left with US$4.3-M from Singaporean employer

Tweet   Another rags to riches story but an inspiring one for fellow OFWs A dutiful Filipino maid was reported to have inherited 6 million Singapore dollars (about US$4.3 million) from her employer who have passed away after more than 20 years of being with her. "I am the luckiest maid in Singapore, with or [Continue reading]

RP stocks up by 1%

RP stocks up by 1%

Tweet After Intel Corp. reported their record second quarter profit and Singapore raised its 2010 economic growth forecast, Philippine stocks rose on Wednesday despite tropical storm Basyang. The PSEi or Philippine Stocks Exchange index gained 36.48 points or 1.06 percent to 3,472.33 points. This records a new high since closing at 3,447.29 last [Continue reading]

Heavy Downpour causes ‘unusual’ floods in Singapore

Heavy Downpour causes ‘unusual’ floods in  Singapore

Tweet   Heavy rain in Singapore Wednesday morning generated flash floods that flooded major roads and thoroughfares. This is an unusual event for the island city-state which is "very rarely" hit by natural calamities. [Continue reading]

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