• Music fans: Laneway Festival dates revealed

    rappler.com 09 Sep '14, 4am

    LANEWAY FESTIVAL. The Meadow, Gardens By The Bay in Singapore will be the venue. Photo courtesy of Laneway Festival MANILA, Philippines – In celebration of its 10th year, the St. Jerome Laneway Festival announced Tuesday, September 9 its schedule of the festival for 2015. According to...

  • PH 2nd overall in Singapore math contest

    rappler.com 05 Aug '14, 9am

    MANILA, Philippines – After its recent victory in several international math tilts, the Philippines pulled another feat by placing second overall at the recent 2014 International Mathematics Contest (IMC) in Singapore.

  • Music, food, parties, races: Grand Prix Season Singapore 2014

    rappler.com 23 Aug '14, 8am

    The 2014 Grand Prix Season Singapore is set for September 12 to 24 at the Marina Bay Street Circuit. It features the only Formula One nighttime street race in the world. No need to go to a far-off race track or swelter in the heat of the tropical sun. THE RACES. Photo courtesy of Sing...

  • In Numbers: PH-Singapore relations

    rappler.com 09 Aug '14, 7am

    Since then, bilateral relations of Singapore and Philippines have become stronger. From the peace agreement collaboration down to their tourism industries, here are some figures showing how Singapore and the Philippines have underpinned the growth of each economy, immigration, commerc...

  • Singapore doubles riot police after Little India riot

    rappler.com 08 Jul '14, 5am

    PUBLIC APPEAL. In this file photo, a police sign board appeals for witnesses in Singapore's Little India district on December 11, 2013 near where an Indian national was killed in an accident which triggered a riot late on December 8. Roslan Rahman/AFP SINGAPORE – Singapore is doubling...

  • Philippines to probe 'budget' maids in Singapore

    rappler.com 30 Jun '14, 9am

    'LIKE COMMODITIES.' In Singapore, a number of agencies offer maids at discounted rates, according to an Al Jazeera report. Screen grab from www.aljazeera.com MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines will investigate reports that Singaporean agencies offer Filipino maids at “discounted” r...

  • Rappler Newscast | June 20, 2014

    rappler.com 20 Jun '14, 12pm

    BARACK OBAMA, U.S. PRESIDENT: We’re prepared to send a small number of additional American military advisors -- up to 300 -- to assess how we can best train, advise, and support Iraqi security forces going forward. American forces will not be returning to combat in Iraq, but we will h...

  • Showdown in Singapore over gay-rights rally

    rappler.com 26 Jun '14, 4am

    PINK DOT 2013. The Pink Dot rally at Singapore's Hong Lim Park, June 29, 2013. Image courtesy of Pink Dot organizers SINGAPORE – A showdown between Singapore's religious conservatives and a growing gay-rights movement is shaping up ahead of a weekend rally celebrating sexual diversity...