Kris Aquino reveals results of her medical tests in Singapore

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 10/02/2018

“ALL tests for any tumor markers were negative.” Queen of All Media Kris Aquino gave this categorical statement a day after she traveled to Singapore for a more comprehensive set of tests. The medical update was part…

THE INCLUSIVITY OF DEMONS: How Universal Studios Singapore throws a party for literally everyone

Jude Bacalso 10/02/2018

Right off the bat I’m going to tell you I wasn’t there for the screams. It’s difficult to scare someone who sees actual dead people, so that was off the table. But the limited-run Halloween Horror Nights 8…

Singapore watchdog fines Grab, Uber $9.5 M over business merger

AFP 09/24/2018

SINGAPORE on Monday fined ride-hailing firms Grab and Uber $9.5 million for breaking competition rules when they merged, saying the deal had increased fares and thrown up roadblocks for competitors. Singapore-headquartered Grab agreed to buy US firm…

Singapore wants UNESCO to recognize its street hawkers

AFP 08/26/2018

Singapore has announced plans to seek UNESCO world heritage status for its street hawkers, a dining tradition the country’s prime minister called “a cultural institution.” During a speech at the National Day Rally over the weekend, Prime…

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…

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