Singapore to waive quarantine for vaccinated travelers from April

03/24/2022

SINGAPORE — Singapore will allow travelers vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter the country without quarantine from April and is considering removing a requirement for pre-departure swab tests, its transport and health ministers said on Thursday. RELATED STORY:…

Living with the virus in Singapore

Mario D. Dalangin - @inquirerdotnet 01/27/2022

Before the pandemic, my wife and I visited Singapore many times and enjoyed the beauty of this Lion City. We stayed with our daughter and her family on Choa Chu Kang Avenue, a 45-minute Grab ride from…

Singapore Lions tame Philippine Azkals with 2-1 win in AFF Suzuki Cup

Glendale G. Rosal 12/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The Philippine Azkals fell to the host team, Singapore Lions,1-2, in their opening match of the ongoing ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Suzuki Cup on Wednesday evening, December 8 at the Singapore National Stadium.  United…

Naki Warriors beat Singapore woodpushers, barge into PCAP semis

Glendale G. Rosal 11/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Lapu-Lapu City Naki Warriors escaped SinQGApore to advance in the  semifinals of the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) Third Conference online chess. The Naki Warriors needed to beat the Singaporean woodpushers in…

PFF: Official roster of PH Under-23 team out

Glendale G. Rosal 10/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The Philippine Football Federation (PFF) has announced the official roster for the Philippines Under-23 team that will be competing in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U23 Asian Cup 2022 Qualifiers in Singapore that starts…

Ritmik Jimnastiks La Sugbo rules Gensan Gymnastics Virtual International Cup

Glendale G. Rosal 09/03/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu’s very own Ritmik Jimnastiks La Sugbo dominated four age groups in the Gensan Gymnastics Virtual International Cup 2021 which ran from August 26 to 29. The major virtual rhythmic gymnastics tournament…

Two wheels and a flat

Cielito F. Habito - @inquirerdotnet 02/02/2021

Within the space of a year, our economy moved from being at the front of the pack of our comparable neighbors, to being at the tail end. Somehow, we squandered the hard-won head start we already enjoyed…

The Philippines is not a poor country

Gideon Lasco - @inquirerdotnet 01/01/2021

You have people say it over and over again that the Philippines is a poor country, and thus we shouldn’t expect to have the things that richer countries have. Like good health care, such as that of…

Singapore gets Asia’s first Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine doses

12/22/2020

SINGAPORE — Singapore received Asia’s first delivery of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine on Monday, capping what the city-state’s premier said had been a “long and arduous” year spent fighting the pandemic. The trade and finance hub last week joined…

Gallup: PH 12th safest country

Krixia Subingsubing - Reporter / @KrixiasINQ 11/05/2020

MANILA, Philippines — An international survey said that the Philippines was one of the safest countries in the world as its citizens feel secure and have confidence in the police. Local rights groups, however, found the results…

Flu vaccines in PH safe, DOH assures

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 10/30/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health on Friday vouched for the safety of influenza vaccines in the country are safe, as it pushes through with its national immunization program amid concerns on the safety of such…

Singapore requires travelers from PH to present negative COVID-19 test

Christia Marie Ramos 10/13/2020

MANILA, Philippines — After 11 more Filipinos tested positive for COVID-19 in Singapore, travelers coming from the Philippines will be required to present a pre-departure negative COVID-19 test before they can be allowed entry to Singapore starting…

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