rappler.com Archives - 25 March 2017, Saturday

  • After 6-year ring absence, Pinoy boxer Jun Talape returns in Singapore

    rappler.com 24 Mar '17, 7am

    After 6-year ring absence, Pinoy boxer Jun Talape returns in Singapore Talape had been working in Singapore as a boxing trainer, but now returns to the ring for a 6-round fight on April 8 Ryan Songalia @ryansongalia Published 3:25 PM, March 24, 2017 Updated 3:25 PM, March 24, 2017 COM...

  • Singapore says it respects Philippines' drug war

    rappler.com 21 Mar '17, 9am

    Paterno Esmaquel II @paterno_ii Published 4:55 PM, March 21, 2017 Updated 4:55 PM, March 21, 2017 SINGAPORE'S ENVOY. Singaporean Ambassador to the Philippines Kok Li Peng attends the weekly Pandesal Forum at the Kamuning Bakery Café on March 21, 2017. Photo courtesy of Kamuning Bakery...

  • Powering Progress Together 2017: Cleaner Energy Moves Asia

    rappler.com 16 Mar '17, 1am

    Rappler.com Published 5:34 PM, March 15, 2017 Updated 10:24 AM, March 16, 2017 In Partnership with MANILA, Philippines – Shell's Powering Progress Together forum comes to Singapore for the first time on Thursday, March 16 at the Changi Exhibition Centre. This year’s event will also ki...

  • State-of-the-art appliances define Samsung Forum 2017

    rappler.com 17 Feb '17, 6am

    Gelo Gonzales Published 1:33 PM, February 17, 2017 Updated 1:33 PM, February 17, 2017 ANNUAL SHOWCASE. This year's Samsung Forum, a yearly exhibit of Samsung's upcoming consumer products, shows the continued march towards connected devices and appliances. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rapple...

  • Japan's Abe adopts Philippine eagle, eats durian

    rappler.com 13 Jan '17, 5am

    Pia Ranada @piaranada Published 1:22 PM, January 13, 2017 Updated 1:22 PM, January 13, 2017 SAKURA THE EAGLE. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe adopts a female Philippine Eagle, as symbolized by a stuffed toy, in the presence of President Rodrigo Duterte. Image by Adrian Portugal/Rappler DAVA...

  • Sea turtle with sliced shell found dead on Singapore beach

    rappler.com 03 Jan '17, 1pm

    Agence France Presse Published 7:58 PM, January 03, 2017 Updated 8:00 PM, January 03, 2017 ANIMAL RIGHTS. A sea turtle with a sliced shell was found in Singapore. SINGAPORE – An endangered giant sea turtle was found dead on a Singapore beach with its shell sliced in half, likely by a ...

  • Singapore names orchid after Duterte

    rappler.com 16 Dec '16, 4pm

    Singapore names orchid after Duterte Introducing Dendrobium Rodrigo Roa Duterte, a 'violet-red' orchid the Singaporean government names after the President during his state visit to their country Pia Ranada @piaranada Published 10:43 PM, December 16, 2016 Updated 4:29 PM, December 17,...

  • WATCH: Duterte goes window-shopping on Orchard Road

    rappler.com 16 Dec '16, 7am

    Pia Ranada @piaranada Published 3:05 PM, December 16, 2016 Updated 4:01 PM, December 16, 2016 LATE-NIGHT SHOPPING. President Rodrigo Duterte drops by an Apple Store in a Singapore mall to look for a charger for his watch. RTVM screenshot SINGAPORE – President Rodrigo Duterte squeezed ...

  • Lee Kuan Yew of PH? Filipinos in Singapore weigh in on Duterte

    rappler.com 14 Dec '16, 12pm

    Pia Ranada @piaranada Published 7:43 PM, December 14, 2016 Updated 11:14 PM, December 14, 2016 SINGAPORE – President Rodrigo Duterte has been labeled in many ways – from Dirty Harry of the South to Donald Trump of the East. But many of his supporters call him something else, Lee Kuan ...

  • WATCH: Duterte visit to muster biggest crowd of Filipinos in Singapore

    rappler.com 14 Dec '16, 9am

    Rappler.com Published 4:50 PM, December 14, 2016 Updated 4:54 PM, December 14, 2016 SINGAPORE – President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to arrive in Singapore on the midnight of Thursday, December 15. It's his first state visit there, and Filipinos in the Lion City are looking forward t...

  • Duterte off to Cambodia, Singapore in December

    rappler.com 09 Dec '16, 4am

    Pia Ranada @piaranada Published 12:26 PM, December 09, 2016 Updated 12:26 PM, December 09, 2016 LEADING ASEAN. President Rodrigo Duterte addresses business leaders at the 13th ASEAN Business and Investment Summit in Vientiane, Laos on September 6. KING RODRIGUEZ/PPD MANILA, Philippine...

  • Interplay: Pablo Capati III’s first solo exhibit in Singapore

    rappler.com 04 Dec '16, 11am

    Rappler.com Published 6:41 PM, December 04, 2016 Updated 6:41 PM, December 04, 2016 INTERPLAY. Pablo Capati III's solo exhibit in Singapore has its opening reception on Tuesday, December 6, at One East Asia. SINGAPORE – One East Asia presents Filipino ceramic artist Pablo Capati III’s...

  • Azkals draw with Singapore is an opportunity lost

    rappler.com 20 Nov '16, 4am

    What went wrong? Two veteran coaches who don't know each other both told me the same thing: that the Azkals' off-the-ball movement was wanting. True, we dominated for most of the game, but from what I recall, Singapore keeper Hassan Sunny only needed to make two tough saves, off Steph...

  • Azkals, Singapore settle for scoreless draw in Suzuki Cup opener

    rappler.com 19 Nov '16, 2pm

    Alyssa Rola Published 10:12 PM, November 19, 2016 Updated 11:56 PM, November 19, 2016 DISAPPOINTING DRAW. The Azkals are unable to defeat Singapore, and now face a must-win situation in their next match. TED ALJIBE / AFP BOCAUE, Philippines – The Philippine national football team held...

  • Filipino fighter Vaughn Donayre to face Amir Khan in Singapore

    rappler.com 08 Nov '16, 4am

    Nissi Icasiano Published 11:55 AM, November 08, 2016 Updated 11:55 AM, November 08, 2016 LATE REPLACEMENT. Filipino journeyman Vaughn Donayre accepts a short-notice fight against Singapore's Amir Khan. Photo from ONE Championship SINGAPORE – Filipino fighter Vaughn Donayre accepted a ...

  • Singapore shuts down second bank linked to 1MDB

    rappler.com 11 Oct '16, 5am

    Agence France-Presse @afp Published 11:45 AM, October 11, 2016 Updated 11:45 AM, October 11, 2016 The logo of the Monetary Authority of Singapore is seen on its main building in Singapore on May 24, 2016. Roslan Rahman/AFP SINGAPORE – Singapore's central bank on Tuesday, October 11, s...

  • IN PHOTOS: Catch the action at GameStart 2016

    rappler.com 08 Oct '16, 3pm

    This year, GameStart focuses on the growing eSports scene, highlighted by its hosting of the Southeast Asia Major 2016 – a first in its 3-year existence. Over 17,000 celebrities, exhibitors, developers, and gamers from 30 countries are expected to flock to the event from its opening l...

  • Azkal Mark Hartmann is living the OFW dream in Singapore

    rappler.com 24 Sep '16, 5pm

    Bob Guerrero Published 12:49 AM, September 25, 2016 Updated 12:49 AM, September 25, 2016 Hartmann is the first Filipino to play professionally in South East Asia since Freddy Gonzalez. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – There could be anywhere between 150,000 to 200,0...

  • Singapore reports first locally transmitted Zika case

    rappler.com 27 Aug '16, 5pm

    Agence France-Presse @afp Published 12:45 AM, August 28, 2016 Updated 12:45 AM, August 28, 2016 SINGAPORE – Singapore on Saturday, August 27, reported the first locally-transmitted case of the Zika virus, with 3 other suspect infections pending confirmation. Authorities identified the...

  • Hero's homecoming for Singapore Olympic star Schooling

    rappler.com 15 Aug '16, 1am

    Agence France-Presse @afp Published 9:24 AM, August 15, 2016 Updated 9:25 AM, August 15, 2016 BACK HOME. Singaporean swimmer Joseph Schooling holds his gold medal poses upon arrival from Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 15, 2016 at Changi International airport in Singapore. Roslan Rah...

  • Anak Bajang Dieng minta buah durian sampai laptop

    rappler.com 08 Aug '16, 5am

    Uni Lubis @unilubis Published 11:46 AM, August 08, 2016 Updated 11:46 AM, August 08, 2016 Anak-anak Bajang Dieng mendapat bingkisan dari Gubernur Jawa Tengah Ganjar Pranowo, pada 7 Agustus 2016. Foto oleh Rappler DIENG, Indonesia – Fara (6 tahun), duduk di atas kereta kuda yang dihias...

  • Culinary bible Michelin awarded one star each to two street food hawkers in Singapore

    Michelin guide recognizes Singapore hawkers

    rappler.com 21 Jul '16, 3pm

    Agence France-Presse @afp Published 11:31 PM, July 21, 2016 Updated 11:31 PM, July 21, 2016 SINGAPOREAN HAWKERS. A noodle stall owner looks out from her food stall as customers walk past in a hawker or food centre in Singapore in 2013. For the first time, Michelin awarded stars to two...

  • Ateneo Lady Eagles win bronze in AUG

    rappler.com 16 Jul '16, 12pm

    Danielle Nakpil Published 8:26 PM, July 16, 2016 Updated 8:26 PM, July 16, 2016 BRONZE. The Alyssa Valdez-led Ateneo Lady Eagles come up with a third place finish at the 18th ASEAN University Games in Singapore. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – The Ateneo Lady ...

  • Singapore to pursue firms over fires, despite Indonesian ire

    rappler.com 03 Jul '16, 6am

    Agence France-Presse @afp Published 12:55 PM, July 03, 2016 Updated 12:55 PM, July 03, 2016 POLLUTION. A man takes pictures of buildings blanketed by haze in Singapore on June 19, 2013. File photo by Roslan Rahman/AFP JAKARTA, Indonesia – Singapore is refusing to back down in its purs...

  • Durian tartlet, kesong puti in Duterte inauguration menu

    rappler.com 27 Jun '16, 7am

    Pia Ranada @piaranada Published 12:50 PM, June 27, 2016 Updated 6:12 PM, June 27, 2016 SET TO ASSUME OFFICE. Rodrigo Duterte is days away from taking his oath as Philippine president. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler DAVAO CITY, Philippines – With the presidential inauguration 3 days aw...

  • [WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Greyson Chance

    rappler.com 25 Jun '16, 6am

    Rappler.com Published 5:42 PM, June 23, 2016 Updated 6:58 PM, June 24, 2016 *** Bookmark this page to watch Greyson Chance live on Rappler!*** MANILA, Philippines – He was 12 years old when he appeared on Ellen DeGeneres' show, performing the cover that made him a YouTube viral sensat...