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Several car parks will take on a different look and role(s) this coming Saturday (September 22), when the sixth edition of PARK(ing) Day as organized by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) rolls out here in Singapore, as shared in a report by the Straits Times. ALSO READ: LTA Upgrades Transit App to offer more Customization [...]

Extended Car-Free Event returns in late October with more Activities for the whole Family

Singapore’s Car-free Weekend is set to return next month with more activities scheduled for three days starting Friday (October 26), as shared in a report by Today Singapore. ALSO READ: LTA Upgrades Transit App to offer more Customization Features for Users Last September 11, the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) announced that the first Car-free Weekend [...]

PRC Announces List of Environmental Planner Licensure Exam in Singapore, Middle East

Last Tuesday (September 18), the Philippine Regulation Commission (PRC) had released a list of the 24 successful passers of the Environmental Planner Licensure Exam conducted by the Board of Environmental Planning in Singapore and in the Middle East. ALSO READ: Guide in Applying for OWWA Scholarship for OFW Dependents Through the Special Licensure Board Examination [...]

Free Shuttle Service to PH Embassy

The Philippine Embassy in Singapore has recently posted an announcement that it will be offering free shuttle service rides between the Philippine Embassy and Tang Plaza Orchard Road starting September 17 -21, as part of its consular services offered to our kababayan in Singapore. ALSO READ: Notary Services by the Embassy of the Philippines in [...]

MOM looks into Cases of Foreign Maids being ‘sold’ on Carousell

In a Facebook post last Sept 14, the Ministry of Manpower had announced that it is now conducting investigations regarding cases of ‘maids’ being listed as commodities in online retail platform Carousell, as shared in a news by the Straits Times. (ALSO READ: How Domestic Workers Can Get a UK Working Visa) While investigations are [...]

KFC Intoduces New Tori Katsu Burger and Bonito Fries in Singapore

Craving for a quick Japanese fix? KFC has just got what you need as its Singapore arm recently introduced its new Japanese-inspired creation, the KFC Tori Katsu Burger. (ALSO READ: Jollibee Jurong East is Now Open ) With plenty of local traditional food places here, there’re obviously plenty of choices to choose from. But once [...]

Philippine Regional Festivals to take part in Singapore’s Biggest Parade

The Leyte province will be showcasing two of its regional festivals in what is considered to be Singapore’s grandest parade to date – the 2019 Chingay Parade, as shared in a report by the Philippine News Agency. (ALSO READ: Filipino Poet based in Singapore Wins Award for Unpublished Manuscript) The members of the Tribu Buraburon [...]

LTA Upgrades Transit App to offer more Customization Features for Users

Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) has released a recent update to its smart transport app, MyTransport.SG last Sept 7. The beta version of the app is available to both Android and iOS users. The developers of the app and LTA authorities hope that the revamped MyTransport.SG app will be more user-friendly and more personalized for [...]

tsum tsum disney lanterns

September 24 marks the start of the celebration for the Mid-Autumn Festival (also known as the Mooncake Festival) here in Singapore. (ALSO READ: Gardens by the Bay to be filled with Mythical Lantern Displays for Mid-Autumn Festival) This year’s Mooncake festivities at VivoCity’s SkyPark will feature over 2,000 Disney Tsum Tsum lanterns which have already [...]

PTC Studies Public Transport Fare Hike by as much as 4.3%

The Public Transport Council (PTC) of Singapore had announced last September 3 that public transport operators may soon increase their fares by as much as 4.3%, as shared in a report by Yahoo! News Singapore. (ALSO READ: Select MRT Train Services to be Cut Short on some Weekends of Aug and Sept) According to a [...]

Filipino Writer in Singapore Wins Gaudy Boy Poetry Book Prize

And while we Filipinos are known for many things, it’s not very often that we hear Filipino writers make the news for their craft and talent in poetry, or writing in general. However, Lawrence Ypil, a Filipino lecturer based in Singapore has received first place distinction from the Gaudy Boy, an imprint of the New [...]