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Boracay tension: Singaporean businessman 'assaulted' by DENR undersecretary?

Nov 06, 2018 - 9:15 PM

DENR Undersecretary Benny Antiporda says Boracay businessman Peter Tay 'humiliated' himself, but admits to shoving Tay when tensions rose

PUBLIC HUMILIATION? Singaporean businessman Peter Tay says DENR Undersecretary publicly humiliated him in a meeting on Boracay businesses. Background photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler, Antipoda's and Tay's photos from their Facebook pages

Ruqxana Vasanwala: Sharing her love for food and all things Singaporean through cooking

Jul 26, 2018 - 1:15 PM

With Cookery Magic, Ruqxana whips up a uniquely Singaporean food experience for everyone

Dua Lipa, Jay Chou, The Killers to perform at Singapore Grand Prix 2018

May 24, 2018 - 6:25 PM

Plus Liam Gallagher and Martin Garrix!

HEADLINER. Dua Lipa is among the artists slated to perform at the upcoming Singapore Grand Prix. Screenshot from

Food trip: 6 awesome Southeast Asian restaurants to try in Metro Manila

Nov 01, 2017 - 12:30 PM

Go around the region without getting on a plane!

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, July 21, 2017

Jul 21, 2017 - 10:08 AM

Hello Here are the stories you shouldn t miss this Friday

VICTIMS. Certain elements appear in the circumstances surrounding incidents of extrajudicial killings in the Philippine drug war. All photos by Alejandro Edoria

Philippines arrests 44 foreigners for kidnapping Singaporean

Jul 20, 2017 - 1:56 PM

The group was believed to be behind the series of kidnapping incidents against foreign nationals who are high roller casino players in recent months

SYNDICATE. Philippine National Police chief Ronald dela Rosa presents to media on Thursday, July 20, 2017, the 42 Chinese and 2 Malaysian nationals suspected to be behind kidnap-for-ransom and loan shark operations preying on casino patrons. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Singapore says it respects Philippines' drug war

Mar 21, 2017 - 4:55 PM

Singaporean Ambassador Kok Li Peng also sees in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte the political will and determination of Singapore s Lee Kuan Yew

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 Café

PH on Human Rights Watch report: Duterte like Lee Kuan Yew

Jan 14, 2017 - 2:08 PM

Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella hits the labels placed by other people on President Rodrigo Duterte

IN SINGAPORE. President Rodrigo Duterte poses with Filipinos during a short visit to the Singapore Botanic Gardens on December 16, 2016. Photo by Simeon Cel Jr/Presidential Photo

PH, Singapore to cooperate on nabbing Singaporean terrorist

Dec 16, 2016 - 3:28 PM

Philippine officials give their host government the name of the Singaporean leading a terrorist cell in the Southern Philippines

COOPERATION. President Rodrigo Duterte and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong shake hands during their meeting at the Istana in Singapore on December 15, 2016. Photo by King Rodriguez/Presidential Photo

Former partner of Bloomberry can claim 8.7% stake in Solaire

Sep 29, 2016 - 8:00 PM

The dispute stems from Bloomberry s move to terminate its 5 year management agreement with Las Vegas based company Global Gaming Philippines LLC

DISPUTE. Bloomberry chief Enrique Razon Jr (L) had terminated management agreement with Bill Weidner's (R) Global Gaming for 'material breach.' Photo of Razon by Franz Lopez/Rappler. Photo of Weidner by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Makansutra, famed SG hawker market, now in PH! Stalls, price points, details here

Sep 08, 2016 - 12:07 PM

Hawker food anyone? Here s what you need to know about the world street food hall serving up chilli crab teochew kway chap bak kut teh and more

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Singapore shares food, culture and friendship for 50th anniversary

Dec 22, 2015 - 8:07 AM

Singapore celebrates 50 years of independence by sharing with Filipinos the best of what Singapore has to offer

Angela Lee proud of brother Christian’s successful ONE FC debut

Dec 14, 2015 - 7:52 PM

To be honest I was definitely more nervous for Christian in his fight After he won I felt a little bit of relief MMA fighter Angela Lee says of brother Christian

SIBLING LOVE. Angela Lee is proud her brother Christian for his impressive ONE Championship debut. Photos by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FAST FACTS: Singapore's parliament system

Sep 10, 2015 - 10:00 AM

A look at Singapore s parliamentary system

Singapore probes hoax on Lee Kuan Yew's death

Mar 19, 2015 - 12:41 AM

The patriarch has been receiving treatment in the intensive care unit at Singapore General Hospital since February 5

Singapore hospital sacks Filipino nurse for offensive Facebook comments

Jan 10, 2015 - 1:53 PM

Bello the nurse lodged a police complaint saying his Facebook account was hacked after the post went viral

Deaf, loud, and proud: The music of ExtraOrdinary Horizons

Jul 12, 2014 - 8:00 AM

Watch this Singaporean percussion band whose members are deaf – they will rock your socks off

Fun week: Here's your date list

Aug 17, 2013 - 2:10 PM

Running out of fun things to do this week? Here are some ideas

2 Singaporeans charged over heroin haul

Nov 02, 2012 - 4:33 PM

Two Singaporeans and an Australian are charged with trafficking some 4 5 kilos of heroin