Tweet A SIGNIFICANT growth in visitor arrivals from the Philippines in 2011 was noted by the Singapore Tourism Board (STB), reporting that the number of visitor arrivals from Philippines reached 678,000 last year, a 24 percent increase compared to 544,000 in 2010. Sherina Chan, STB area director for the Philippines and Brunei, said, "2010 was […]

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Barangay Singapore on June 11th, 2012

Tweet Singaporean inspirational adventurer Khoo Swee Chiow, the man who conquered the Philippine seas with his kayak for 88 days visited Cebu yesterday to launch his latest book which recounts his adventures in the country. Khoo owns the Guinness world record for the longest scuba submergence of 220 hours in 2005. Then on Jan. 21, […]

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Barangay Singapore on June 7th, 2012

Tweet The Filipino Dragons (Singapore) is organizing ISANG BANGKANG MALAYA, a Filipino Community (Dragon Boat) Fun Race, in conjunction with PIDC 2012. The “Isang Bangkang Malaya 2012” by the Filipino Dragons (Singapore) is an umbrella event of the Philippine Independence Day Celebration 2012 (PIDC 2012) and in special commemoration of the 114th year of Philippine […]

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Tweet At the crossroad between the waters and the floating fires, Science and Art meet in seemingly coincidences in a dazzling display of brilliance and illumination. In the burning flames and crackling sound of the pit fires, cultures and nationalities, age and gender, all come together in a melting pot of our human need for […]

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Barangay Singapore on September 29th, 2011

Tweet Good news for farmers in highland Benguet and Quezon provinces. The Department of Agriculture is linking vegetable farmers in the provinces of Benguet and Quezon with prospective buyers from Singapore. Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala said a three-man Singaporean team recently visited the provinces of Quezon and Benguet to see for themselves the various […]

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Tweet AN iPhone application which alerts Singaporean drivers of parking attendants in the vicinity of their vehicles has been created by a local start-up. Summon Auntie, affectionately named after the middle-aged women who patrol public car parks checking on motorists’ parking coupons, was made publicly available on August 9, coincidentally on Singapore’s National Day. The […]

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Barangay Singapore on August 19th, 2011

Tweet In accordance with Section 17 of the Presidential Elections Act, Polling Day, Saturday 27 August 2011, is a public holiday. The Ministry would like to highlight to employers that Polling Day, as a public holiday, should be treated in the same manner as any other public holiday. All employees covered by the Employment Act […]

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Barangay Singapore on August 17th, 2011

Tweet This is an invitation to all Filipinos in Singapore to join the Talentadong Pinoy International Audition in Singapore. The audition is scheduled on 21st August 2011, 4pm onwards at Union Square, 5th Level, Amara Hotel. Audition Details: Open to all Filipinos Prepare 90 seconds audition material to showcase your talent Maximum of 10 members […]

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Tweet Hubalicious Food Adventures is unique as it offers a stellar and varied showcase of celebrity chefs from different channels in a single line-up of gastronomic events where customers will have the chance to connect and be engaged with them. This August 13, be acquainted with Chef Bruce Lim, otherwise known as ‘The Filipino Food […]

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Barangay Singapore on August 5th, 2011

Tweet HOTEL guests in Singapore can look forward to better service, especially during busy periods, with the launch of an online registry that matches casual workers to hotels. The registry, allows hotels to tap on a database of ad-hoc workers to ease their manpower crunch during peak seasons such as festive periods. Hotel guests […]

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