Posts Tagged Singapore

Filipinos in Singapore cope with work adjustments amid coronavirus crisis

Marje Pelayo   •   February 20, 2020

SINGAPORE – Employers in the city-state are making arrangements with their workers to reduce the risk of community transmission of the deadly coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Filipino domestic helper Analyn Baculinao...

Singapore’s DBS evacuates 300 staff after employee contracts coronavirus

UNTV News   •   February 12, 2020

Singapore’s biggest bank DBS evacuated 300 staff from its head office on Wednesday (February 12) as a precautionary measure following a confirmed coronavirus case at the lender, according to an...

Singapore confirms first case of 2019-nCoV, observes two more suspected cases

Marje Pelayo   •   January 24, 2020

SINGAPORE – The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Thursday (January 23) reported the country’s first case of 2019 novel coronavirus (2019 nCov) infection. The infected individual is a 66-year-old male...

Wuhan virus revives post-SARS worries in Singapore

UNTV News   •   January 23, 2020

By Tom Benner Singapore – After a mysterious virus originating from China was brought to Singapore by an unassuming traveler from Hong Kong in 2003, the island-nation and its ethnic...

Singapore invokes fake news law against Malaysian rights group, media

UNTV News   •   January 22, 2020

Singapore’s government on Wednesday invoked its fake news law against what it claims are “preposterous allegations” by a Malaysian human rights organization that denounced “brutal and unlawful” execution methods in...

Filipina jailed in SG for making false claims in PR application

Marje Pelayo   •   January 16, 2020

SINGAPORE — A 38-year-old female Filipino national, Noriza de Luna, was sentenced to seven weeks of imprisonment on Tuesday (January 14) for submitting false statements to the Immigration and Checkpoints...

Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan flag carriers divert all flights over Iran

UNTV News   •   January 8, 2020

Bangkok Desk – The flag carriers of Singapore, Malaysia and Taiwan said Wednesday they would divert flights over Iran’s airspace in face of its escalating tensions with the United States....

Remains of second victim in Singapore car crash to arrive in PH tonight

Marje Pelayo   •   January 2, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Embassy in Singapore confirmed that the remains of Arlyn Nucos, 50 arrived at Clark International Airport on Wednesday (January 1). She was received by her...

Singapore gov’t assures aid for Filipino victims in fatal car crash

Marje Pelayo   •   December 31, 2019

SINGAPORE – Minister of Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan expressed deepest condolences to the bereaved families of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who died in a fatal car crash on Sunday (December...

DFA confirms Filipinos involved in Singapore car crash

Marje Pelayo   •   December 30, 2019

SINGAPORE – At least two Filipinos were killed and four others injured in a car crash on a busy Sunday afternoon (December 29) on the side road of Lucky Plaza...


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