• [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...

  • 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, ...

  • Laneway 2015 Playlist: Get to know the acts

    rappler.com 11 Jan '15, 1pm

    The song is so darn precious and catchy it’s one of my most played tracks ever on my playlist on Spotify. If their Laneway appearance is anything like the now classic and much-talked about performance on David Letterman, then festival goers are in for a treat. Here’s the official vide...

  • Laneway Singapore 2015 update: Lykke Li out, Jon Hopkins in

    rappler.com 05 Jan '15, 6am

    MANILA, Philippines – Organizers of this year’s Laneway Music Festival in Singapore have announced a couple of changes to the lineup. LYKKE LI. Photo from Instagram/@lykkeli Swedish indie singer-songwriter Lykke Li has had to pull out for health reasons. She released this statement: “...

  • Singapore activists slam 'anti-gay' speaker at EU event

    rappler.com 04 Dec '14, 9am

    LGBT RIGHTS. In this file photo taken on June 30, 2012, participants wave pink flashlights in the air at a gay rights rally called Pink Dot in central Singapore. File Photo by Stephen Morrison/ EPA SINGAPORE – Holding placards and a rainbow flag, Singapore gay rights activists on Thur...

  • Aquino launches post-Ruby Early Recovery Program in Borongan

    rappler.com 22 Dec '14, 12pm

    EARLY RECOVERY PROGRAM. President Benigno Aquino III launches program to jumpstart recovery from Typhoon Ruby in Eastern Samar. Malacañang Photo Bureau MANILA, Philippines – It was an early Christmas present from the President to victims of Typhoon Ruby . On Monday, December 22, Presi...

  • Pizza Hut Singapore apologizes for 'Pink Fat Lady' customer tag

    rappler.com 14 Oct '14, 7am

    SINGAPORE – Pizza Hut Singapore has launched an investigation and apologized to a customer described as a "Pink Fat Lady" in a handwritten note on her receipt after she ordered pizza for take away. Aili Si on Sunday, October 12, posted on Pizza Hut Singapore's Facebook page a photo of...

  • Singapore family sends daughter to PH public school

    rappler.com 27 Oct '14, 2am

    TIGHT HUGS. The writer recounts his daughter's experience in the Philippines. Screengrab from The Strait Times MANILA, Philippines – While most tourists in the Philippines head straight for the beaches, a Singaporean family went off the beaten track for their vacation by sending their...

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