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Education Minister Acknowledges Singapore’s Need to bring in Foreign Talent for High-End Jobs

Education Minister Ong Ye Kung shared last September 19 (Wednesday) in an interview with Bloomberg, that Singapore is in need of more foreign talents with highly specialized skills in areas particularly in software programming as the country recalibrates its education system to better prepare for future demands. ALSO READ: 4 Skill-Enhancement Courses to Boost Your [...]

Kabayan, have you ever struggled in wanting to keep your relationships strong and intact with family members back home despite being physically apart for a long period of time? Were there instances when you felt like you’re losing grip of your relationship ties with your loved ones to the point that your relationships are starting [...]

Changi is Asia’s Busiest, Most Connected International Airport

For the second time, Changi Airport has been recognized as Asia’s most connected international airport as announced by air travel data analyst firm, OAG Aviation, in a report by the Straits Times. And while it kept its hold on the top spot in the region, globally, Changi dipped two notches to take the eighth spot, [...]

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 [...]

Did you know that MMR vaccination is compulsory in childhood here in Singapore? Having your children vaccinated with MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) is the best way to prevent them from acquiring measles. Measles is a highly contagious viral infection which is the leading cause of death in children all over the world.   The MMR vaccine [...]

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 [...]