• Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew on life support

    rappler.com 26 Feb '15, 2am

    In this file photo, Former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew speaks in Singapore 20 March 2013. Stephen Morrision/EPA SINGAPORE (UPDATED) – Singapore said Thursday that its founding leader Lee Kuan Yew is still on life support in hospital and being treated with antibiotics for severe pneumo...

  • 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, ...

  • Filipino music fans make the trip to Laneway 2015

    rappler.com 27 Jan '15, 8am

    MANILA, Philippines – The Singapore leg of the Laneway Music Festival, held January 24 at The Meadow, Gardens by the Bay, brought a solid 13,000-strong crowd from all over the world – including a fun Filipino contingent. (IN PHOTOS: 14 highlights, Singapore's Laneway Music Festival 2015

  • [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...

  • 7 Filipino art pieces at Art Stage Singapore 2015

    rappler.com 14 Feb '15, 5am

    REFLECTION. Photos by Duffie Hufana Osental Olivia D'Aboville - 'Ocean' at Altro Mondo CLEAR BLUE WATER. This is Olivia D'Aboville's "Ocean." Photos by Duffie Hufana Osental Filipino-French artist Olivia D'Aboville is known for incorporating textile techniques in her projects – whethe...

  • 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...

  • IN PHOTOS: 14 highlights, Singapore's Laneway Music Festival 2015

    rappler.com 26 Jan '15, 1pm

    A total of about 13,000 fans from Singapore and across the region trooped to the Meadow at Gardens By The Bay for a full day’s celebration of music. This is 3,000 more than the turnout last year. It was the first time since the event was first held in the Lion City in 2011 that ticket...

  • 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...