• 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...

  • Help for Haiyan survivors from Singapore, with love

    Help for Haiyan survivors from Singapore, with love

    rappler.com 02 Mar '14, 3am

    BENEFIT CONCERT. Singaporean performers stage a concert for Typhoon Haiyan survivors dubbed "From Singapore With Love." Photo by Pamela Wildheart Pilapil MANILA, Philippines - Singaporean performer Miranda Ho Sze-Yi had second thoughts in joining a group of artists who went to Leyte a...

  • Filipino construction workers set to arrive in Singapore by March

    Filipino construction workers set to arrive in Singapore by March

    rappler.com 02 Feb '14, 3pm

    says about 15 Filipino construction workers are set to arrive in Singapore in March. The workers received their skills certification at the Overseas Testing Center (OTC) in the Philippines managed by Santarli Construction. There are plans to open 3 more OTCs in the Philippines this ye...

  • Saffiedine chops down Lim at UFC Fight Night 34 in Singapore

    Saffiedine chops down Lim at UFC Fight Night 34 in Singapore

    rappler.com 04 Jan '14, 8pm

    TOUGH BREAK. Pinoy MMA fighter Jon Delos Reyes walks off after being forced to tap from an armbar submission hold. Photo by Louie Jabanag SINGAPORE – Former Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec “Sponge” Saffiedine (15-3) scored a unanimous decision victory over a very game Hyun Gyu...

  • PCGG welcomes Singapore court decision on Marcos' Swiss funds

    PCGG welcomes Singapore court decision on Marcos' Swiss funds

    rappler.com 04 Jan '14, 3pm

    PNB WINS. The Philippine National Bank gets the legal title to former President Ferdinand Marcos' ill-gotten wealth. File photo by AFP. MANILA, Philippines – The Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) on Saturday, January 4, welcomed the move of Singapore's top court to gra...

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