Tweet Singapore on Friday named an orchid with bright golden yellow petals after President Benigno Aquino, an honor accorded to visiting heads of state. President Benigno S. Aquino III graces the orchid breed naming ceremony at the National Orchid Garden in the Singapore Botanic Gardens Friday The island-state’s National Parks Board named the orchid Ascocenda […]

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Barangay Singapore on April 21st, 2011

Tweet This info came from Mary Jane Salomon, publisher of Bagong Bayani Magazine. I am pleased to announce that the Holy Week and Earth Day Special Issue (April 2011) of Bagong Bayani Magazine with Rev. Father ANGEL Luciano, Filipino Missionary and Master Keeper of Christian Faith in Singapore on the cover, is now out and […]

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Tweet   Malacañang has created a new, high-level team to strengthen the government’s ability to respond to the needs of overseas Filipino workers faced with political conflict and natural disasters in the countries where they toil. Executive Order No. 34, signed on April 6 by President Benigno Aquino III and Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr. […]

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Tweet Bureau of Immigration (BI) Commissioner Ricardo A. David Jr. urged immigration officers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) to step up their vigilance and intensify the agency’s campaign against human trafficking. David made the appeal during a dialogue with the bureau’s head supervisors and personnel assigned at the premiere port last Monday. David […]

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Tweet An Invitation from the Filipino Dragons (Singapore) to join the upcoming Filipino Dragons (Singapore) Independence Day. “Isang Bangkang Malaya”: FDS & FilCom Fun Race for 113 Years of Independence Newbie Training Sessions, Fun Race, Competitive Dragonboat Race, Post-Race Party. VENUE : Kallang River Park DATE and TIME :  18 June 2011, at 1.00pm. PROGRAME […]

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Tweet Philippine Embassy in Singapore announced that it will be reverting to a Monday-Friday work schedule from  11 February to 31 March 2011 in order to undertake improvements to its public waiting area. The Embassy will be closed to public transactions on Saturdays and Sundays during the said period.  No consular or labor services will […]

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Barangay Singapore on January 28th, 2011

Tweet More than 21,000 prospective overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) were stopped at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport from Aug. to Dec. last year as part of the government’s intensified campaign against human trafficking, the Philippine Bureau of Immigration said. Immigration officer-in-charge Ronaldo Ledesma said the 21,709 persons who were offloaded from their flights all had […]

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Barangay Singapore on December 25th, 2010

Tweet To bring down the cost of sending money to the Philippines, Vice President Jejomar Binay said Wednesday he is pushing for the creation of an “OFW Bank." Binay — also the Presidential Adviser on OFWs’ Concerns — wrote to President Benigno Aquino III pushing for the proposed bank as an “alternative yet viable" remittance […]

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Barangay Singapore on December 24th, 2010

Tweet The money sent home by overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) totaled $1.673 billion in October, a new monthly record signaling the advent of money transfers for the Christmas season, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said Wednesday. The remittances in October brought to $15.456 billion the amount of money remitted by OFWs in first 10 months […]

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Barangay Singapore on December 22nd, 2010

Tweet As part of its efforts to honor overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), the government is giving returning OFWs a free ride to bus terminals where they can get a ride to their home provinces during the holidays. Radio dzBB’s Denver Trinidad reported Monday the free rides are part of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration’s "Pamaskong […]

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