Fewer births, more deaths as Singapore population ages

Inquirer.net 07/15/2018

SINGAPORE — Last year, the number of babies born fell to a seven-year low, while the number of deaths was the highest in at least two decades. A total of 39,615 births were registered, four percent fewer…

AirAsia to transfer int’l flights to MCIA’s new Terminal 2

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 06/19/2018

With the opening of the new Terminal 2 of the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) next month, AirAsia Philippines has announced its transfer of international flights to and from Cebu at the new terminal by July 1.…

Trump, Kim shake hands as historic summit opens in Singapore

Inquirer.net 06/12/2018

Singapore, Singapore — United States President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shared warm words and a historic handshake on Tuesday, as they held an unprecedented summit to tackle a tense decades-old nuclear stand-off…

Kim thanks Singapore for hosting summit

Inquirer.net, The Straits Times 06/11/2018

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un yesterday thanked Singapore for hosting the historic summit between him and US President Donald Trump tomorrow. Shortly after arriving in Singapore in the afternoon yesterday, Kim, who is chairman of the…

New Singapore anti-terror law can order media blackout

AP 05/16/2018

SINGAPORE — A new law that gives the police special powers during terrorist attacks, including widely banning journalists and members of the public from reporting on the scene, took effect in Singapore on Wednesday. The law gives…

Singapore PM: Asean growing closer to China and India

AP 04/28/2018

SINGAPORE — Southeast Asian countries will work more closely with new powers China and India to counter the pressure of protectionism and ensure continued growth, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said Saturday. Addressing the summit of…

Singapore risks destroying past in race to build: top archaeologist

AFP 02/07/2018

Singapore – Singapore faces a race against time to save its past, according to its top archaeologist, who warns relentless development in the land-scarce city-state comes at a heavy price. Construction work has been near ceaseless in…

Foreign runners abound in Cebu Marathon 2018

Glendale G. Rosal 12/26/2017

  THE UPCOMING Cebu Marathon 2018 will be well represented by runners from different countries around the world. The race, which starts and finishes at the Cebu Business Park on January 14, 2018, has attracted 4,997 runners…

Villanueva claims second place in Singapore chess tilt

Marlon Bernardino 12/12/2017

  FILIPINO Fide Master (FM) Nelson Villanueva emerged as co-champion in the Cairnhill Chess Festival 2017– Open Section held over the weekend at the Cairnhill Community Center in Singapore. In the final round of the 45-minute format…

DTI upbeat on growth of manufacturing sector

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/30/2017

  Following the impressive growth of Philippine manufacturing during the first nine months of 2017, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) expressed confidence the sector will continue to outperform its Southeast Asian neighbors amid rosy business…

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