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 10th, 2012

Tweet Philippines’ AirAsia launched its first international flight from Clark International Airport to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia last Saturday, June 9. Flight PQ 7455, operated by an all-Filipino crew, leaved Clark at 3:15 p.m. and arrived in Kuala Lumpur’s Low Cost Carrier Terminal (LCCT) at 7:00 p.m. The flight complement Malaysia’s AirAsia’s Kuala Lumpur-Clark route, which […]

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Tweet Over 40 dancers surprised the Lion City with a flash mob to celebrate Cebu Pacific’s new low fares to the Philippines! CEB, Cebu Pacific’s mascot, took the streets of Singapore with 10-minute performances along Orchard Road, HarbourFront, City Hall MRT and Merlion Park.

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Barangay Singapore on August 8th, 2011

Tweet A Travel Clearance is a document issued by the DSWD to a minor (below 18 years of age) traveling outside the Philippines, alone, with someone other than his/her parents, certifying that the minor is authorized to travel abroad for valid reasons. This is to prevent child trafficking, Republic Act 7610 (otherwise known as Special […]

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Barangay Singapore on August 1st, 2011

Tweet Singapore to Surabaya, Indonesia is only an hour and fifty minutes plane ride. So if you’re the adventurous type and want to get away from Singapore’s city life then this could be a good place to go.   We arrived at around 4pm, hopped on a van with our tour guide and drove for 4 […]

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Tweet THE Land Transport Authority will revise Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) rates at three gantries after completing its third quarterly review. The Land Transport Authority will revise Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) rates after completing its third quarterly review.   The ERP rate on the Central Expressway gantry north of Braddell Road will be $1 between […]

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Tweet A 55-year-old woman was convicted on Wednesday of stealing a purse from a luxury shop at Changi Airport, just a few hours before her flight. For making off with a wristlet worth S$155 from a "Coach" boutique, Regina Kek Yong Hua was fined S$500 after pleading guilty to one charge of theft. Kek, who […]

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Tweet In accordance with industry standards, an ‘on-time’ departure is one that departs from the designated bay no more than 15 minutes from the scheduled departure time. Below is the On-time Performance Chart of Cebu Pacific for 2011, note for the month of May they dropped to an unacceptable 67.4%.

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Barangay Singapore on June 22nd, 2011

Tweet Its been an eight-year wait for commuters who have been waiting for MRT trains to stop at the Woodleigh Station along the North-East Line (NEL). The first train stopped at the station at around 5.55am on Monday to kick start train operations at the station which lies in between the Serangoon Interchange and the […]

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