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  • Singapore to hold snap election on September 11 (Photo via Reuters)

    Singapore to hold snap election on September 11

    abs-cbnnews.com 25 Aug '15, 1pm

    Singapore will hold a snap general election on September 11, officials said Tuesday as Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong seeks a new mandate from voters worried over immigration and the high cost of living. Despite a slowing economy the People’s Action Party (PAP), which has ruled for mo...

  • From Rolex to buttocks: Nudity comes to home of Swiss watch

    abs-cbnnews.com 23 Aug '15, 1am

    BIEL, Switzerland - The Swiss city of Biel and its peaceable citizens is known as the world capital for watchmaking. But could the home of Rolex and Swatch also gain an unlikely reputation for naked flesh? Biel has been hosting the inaugural Naked Performance Festival -- an event aime...

  • PLDT acquires Singapore e-commerce portal for $5 M

    abs-cbnnews.com 19 Aug '15, 3am

    MANILA - Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co.’s (PLDT) digital unit Voyager Innovations Inc. is acquiring Singapore-based e-commerce platform Paywhere Pte Ltd. for $5 million in line with its aim to promote digital commerce in the country. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exc...

  • Racist Pinoy nurse convicted in Singapore

    abs-cbnnews.com 26 Aug '15, 8am

    MANILA - The Filipino nurse who wrote offensive and derogatory comments against Singaporeans on his Facebook account — and initially lied about doing so — was convicted in Singapore this afternoon. He will be sentenced on Sep 16. Ello Ed Mundsel Bello, 28, pleaded guilty to three char...

  • Pinay maid denies stealing winning lottery ticket

    abs-cbnnews.com 15 Aug '15, 12pm

    MANILA - A Filipina maid in Singapore became an instant millionaire after winning SGD2.3 million (approximately P75.5 million) from a lottery in June. The Straits Times reported that the OFW had sent some of her winnings to her two children back in the Philippines. What the OFW did no...

  • Singapore misspells name of former leader

    abs-cbnnews.com 21 Aug '15, 1pm

    Singapore's central bank has apologized for misspelling the name of the city-state's first president on the packaging of a special currency issue marking the country's 50th year of independence. The name of the late president Yusof Ishak was spelt "Yusok Ishak" on the cover folder con...

  • As Singapore turns 50, a proud nation prepares to party (Photo via Reuters)

    As Singapore turns 50, a proud nation prepares to party

    abs-cbnnews.com 09 Aug '15, 6am

    As Singapore turns 50, a proud nation prepares to party | 08/09/2015 10:49 AM Printer-friendly version | Send to friend | Share your views Tourists sit in a capsule on the Singapore flyer observatory wheel overlooking the skyline of the central business district in Singapore July 16, ...

  • 20 students fall ill in Kidapawan due to durian candies | ANC - ABS-CBN News Channel

    abs-cbnnews.com 13 Jul '15, 6am

    Watch premium ANC videos on iWantv or TFC.tv Twenty students fell ill after eating durian candies sold outside the Kidapawan Pilot Elementary School last week. The Department of Education is already coordinating with local officials to make sure the food poisoning incident won't happe...