• Singapore high school math problem stumps the Internet

    rappler.com 14 Apr '15, 6am

    VIRAL DILEMMA. The photo of the Singapore math problem that went viral in social media over the weekend. Image courtesy Kenneth Kong/Facebook SINGAPORE – A math problem that first appeared in a test for Singapore's elite high school students has baffled Internet users around the world...

  • Family prepares for Mary Jane Veloso's final day

    rappler.com 28 Apr '15, 2am

    LAST CHANCE. Darling Veloso (R), arrives in Cilacap, Central Java, to see her sister, Mary Jane, before her scheduled execution. Photo by Jet Damazo-Santos/Rappler CILACAP, Indonesia – It's early Tuesday morning, April 28, and Maritess Veloso-Laurente is doing things she hoped she nev...

  • Filipino nurse in Singapore charged with sedition

    rappler.com 07 Apr '15, 12pm

    RACIST COMMENT? Filipino Nurse Edz Ello, an OFW in Singapore was fired from his job for allegedly making these racist comments on Facebook. Screenshot from Facebook SINGAPORE – A Filipino nurse who insulted Singaporeans online and called for the takeover of the city-state by his count...

  • Two Filipinos win gold at Singapore Track Championships

    rappler.com 04 Apr '15, 2pm

    MANILA, Philippines - Philippine tracksters picked up two gold medals even as Asian Games champion Maria Natalya Londa of Indonesia won a showdown with two Filipina rivals at Saturday's 77th Singapore Open Track and Field Championships. Julian Fuentes towed Janry Ubas and Benigno Mara...

  • Rolexes fly off Singapore shelves as Swiss franc surges

    rappler.com 20 Jan '15, 12pm

    A couple walks in front of the Rolex watch retail shop at a shopping mall in Singapore SELLING LIKE HOTCAKES. Luxury Swiss watches including Rolexes and Franck Mullers are selling like hotcakes in Singapore as buyers anticipate a price hike due to the appreciation of the Swiss Franc, ...

  • Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew on life support

    rappler.com 26 Feb '15, 2am

    In this file photo, Former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew speaks in Singapore 20 March 2013. Stephen Morrision/EPA SINGAPORE (UPDATED) – Singapore said Thursday that its founding leader Lee Kuan Yew is still on life support in hospital and being treated with antibiotics for severe pneumo...

  • [Laneway Singapore 2015] What to eat and drink at the festival

    rappler.com 23 Jan '15, 11pm

    As many as 20 food operators will serve everything from macaroni n cheese and burritos to vegetarian burgers and ice cream sandwiches. Audiences though will have to purchase special F&B tokens that will serve as the official currency for all food and drinks for the duration of Laneway...

  • Filipino music fans make the trip to Laneway 2015

    rappler.com 27 Jan '15, 8am

    MANILA, Philippines – The Singapore leg of the Laneway Music Festival, held January 24 at The Meadow, Gardens by the Bay, brought a solid 13,000-strong crowd from all over the world – including a fun Filipino contingent. (IN PHOTOS: 14 highlights, Singapore's Laneway Music Festival 2015