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 April 22nd, 2011

Tweet Singapore has successfully developed a vertical farming system prototype, which could help the land-scarce Republic maximize its production of leafy vegetables. Vertical farming is a technique of producing agricultural products at multiple levels, conserving land space in the process. A six-meter tall structure rotates at one millimeter per second, distributing sunlight to all the […]

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Tweet The Media Development Authority is conducting a three-month long public tender to allocate two FM frequencies — FM 89.3 and FM 92.0 — to operate commercial or not-for-profit radio stations in Singapore. The tender follows an earlier ‘Expression of Interest’ (EOI) exercise conducted by MDA in April 2010. More than 20 parties registered their […]

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Barangay Singapore on November 8th, 2010

Tweet I got this in my email. I am not sure if this is true, just want to share it since I found it funny.. Does it sound familiar? Does your company have similar policy? Why not share your experience….

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Barangay Singapore on August 10th, 2010

Tweet A FORMER senior investigation officer of the Ministry of Manpower was jailed for six months and ordered to pay a penalty of $1,000 on Tuesday for corruption. Gordon Tan Hock Lye, 34, then attached to MOM’s Foreign Manpower Management Division, had pleaded guilty to getting a $1,000 bribe from Chinese national Wu Hui Xia, […]

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Barangay Singapore on July 17th, 2009

Tweet This is a constant reminder to always follow the law in Singapore: This man accepted a bribe in return for taking the rap for a traffic offence was jailed for four months on Wednesday. Tan Poh Heng, 29, now unemployed, pleaded guilty to corruptly receiving $1,200 from housing agent Huang Yongjie, 27, to assume […]

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Barangay Singapore on July 3rd, 2009

Tweet A tribute to the “FrancisM” Prayers and condolences for his family….

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Tweet The Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, General (GEN) Alexander Yano and Flag Officer in Command, Philippine Navy, Vice-Admiral (VADM) Ferdinand S. Golez was in Singapore last February three-day introductory visit as part of their new post. They meet with Minister for Defence Teo Chee Hean at the Ministry of […]

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Barangay Singapore on June 15th, 2009

Tweet As part of Singapore’s continuous readiness practice, they conduct twice or quarterly emergency drills on various infrastructures including an island wide alarm. And today SCDF has just sounded the Public Warning System to commemorate Total Defense Day. They advised the public not to be alarmed and tune in to local radio stations for an […]

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Barangay Singapore on June 10th, 2009

Tweet   par?o?dy [par-uh-dee] – is a work created to mock, comment on, or poke fun at an original work, its subject, or author, or some other target, by means of humorous, satiric or ironic imitation  –> Wikipedia This is something to understand more about Singapore: In Singapore, the majority live in Highly Dangerous Buildings […]

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