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  • Singapore president visits Samar hospital

    abs-cbnnews.com 05 Apr '14, 5pm

    SAMAR – Singapore President Tony Tan Keng Yam visited the Basey District Hospital in Basey, Samar to check on the status of the structure which was hard-hit by supertyphoon “Yolanda” last year. Yam, in coordination with the Red Cross in Singapore, had given P36 million for the renovat...

  • Singapore President to visit PH

    Singapore President to visit PH

    abs-cbnnews.com 30 Mar '14, 8am

    MANILA -- Singapore’s head of state, President Tony Tan Keng Yam, will visit the Philippines from April 2 to 5. This will be his first state visit to the Philippines after being invited by President Benigno Aquino III. Tan is expected to discuss matters of mutual concern, such as defe...

  • WATCH: 'Spider-Man' cast joins Earth Hour in Singapore

    abs-cbnnews.com 30 Mar '14, 6am

    The cast of "Amazing Spider-Man 2" led by Andrew Garfield, Jamie Foxx and Emma Stone were in Singapore to kick off this year's Earth Hour. Spearheaded by the World Wide Fund for Nature Singapore and Earth Hour Global, the three stars attended the world's largest environmental grassroo...

  • Local airlines seek more seat entitlements to Singapore

    abs-cbnnews.com 20 Feb '14, 9am

    MANILA – The country’s airlines have filed a consolidated application seeking for additional seat entitlements to Singapore. The application was submitted by flag carrier Philippine Airlines Inc. (PAL), PAL Express, Cebu Pacific, AirAsia Zest and Tiger Airways Philippines. PAL, which ...

  • Philippines, Singapore sign new air services agreement

    abs-cbnnews.com 07 Feb '14, 7am

    MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines and Singapore inked a new memorandum of understanding on air services late Thursday. The new agreement will allow the increase in the number of seats on flights between the Philippines and Singapore, as well as expand fifth freedom rights. "The pa...

  • $23-M in Marcos funds in Singapore bank belongs to PNB: report

    abs-cbnnews.com 04 Jan '14, 12pm

    MANILA -- Singapore's high court has issued a ruling on the $23 million seized from the estate of late president Ferdinand Marcos. The court said the money deposited in the Singapore branch of German bank WestLB belongs to the privately-owned Philippine National Bank (PNB). The court ...

  • PH among most improved in WB's Doing Business poll

    abs-cbnnews.com 29 Oct '13, 4am

    MANILA, Philippines (3rd UPDATE) - The Philippines is among the top 10 most improved economies in business regulation over the past year, according to this year's edition of World Bank's Doing Business Survey. The Philippines jumped to 108th place from its previous ranking of 138. The...

  • Hermes as collateral: HK firm gives handbag-backed loans

    Hermes as collateral: HK firm gives handbag-backed loans

    abs-cbnnews.com 09 Sep '13, 11am

    The Hermes logo is pictured on the new Hermes boutique before its unveiling on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, California September 3, 2013. -- Photo by Fred Prouse, Reuters HONG KONG - In designer-obsessed Hong Kong, keeping up appearances can be hard on the pocketbook. One company has...