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MARCOS STATE VISITS YIELD $14-B INVESTMENTS, JOBS

The $14.36 billion (P804.78 billion) in investments secured from the state visits to Indonesia and Singapore is estimated to generate more than 22,000 jobs in the Philippines, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Alfredo Pascual. Pascual so presided over two roundtable meetings with select business associations and chambers of the two countries. In these […]

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MARCOS LAUDED FOR ‘HIGHLY REWARDING’ STATE VISITS

The back-to-back state visits of President Marcos to Indonesia and Singapore were “highly rewarding” debut official trips that yielded better-than-expected outcomes, including almost  P840 billion worth of combined investment pledges projected to create more than 15,000 jobs for Filipino workers, and deepened our ties with these two long-time Southeast Asian partners that spruced up his standing […]

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SINGAPORE TO HIRE PH HEALTH WORKERS – OPLE

The Philippines and Singapore have agreed to hold exploratory talks on the hiring and deployment of nurses, medical professionals, and other Filipino health care workers under a government-to-government arrangement. The agreement is contained in a Joint Communique signed Wednesday by Migrant Workers Secretary Susan Ople and Singapore Health Minister Ong Ye Kung. “We acknowledge the […]

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LAPID LAUDS PH WRESTLING TEAM FOR SINGAPORE WIN

Senator Lito Lapid filed P.S. Res No. 176 congratulating and commending the Wrestling Association of the Philippines for their outstanding performance in the 2022 Singapore Beach Wrestling Fiesta held recently in Sentosa, Singapore. The Wrestling Association of the Philippines represented the country in the international sporting event which featured wrestling, sambo and belt wrestling events, […]

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CHED SIGNS PACT WITH 2 SINGAPORE GROUPS – DE VERA

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and two Singaporean organizations, Nanyang Polytechnic International (NYPi) and the Temasek Foundation joined forces to equip Philippine education leaders with problem-solving, decision-making, and team-building skills that will enable them to face 21st-century challenges. The signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between CHED and NYPi was led by CHED Chairman […]

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PH, SG TO EXPLORE JOINT MSME DIGITALIZATION – DTI

In the virtual courtesy call of Singapore Trade Minister Gan Kim Yong to Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez, the two officials talked about further strengthening the Philippines and Singapore’s partnership in digitalizing micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs). Both recognized the surge of e-commerce during the COVID-19 pandemic and its significant […]

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Sports & Entertainment

ONE: UNBREAKABLE KICKS OFF 2021 IN SINGAPORE

The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), today announced that the promotion will broadcast its first event of 2021, ONE: UNBREAKABLE, live on Friday, 22 January, from the Singapore Indoor Stadium. This event continues ONE Championship’s partnership with the Singapore government to pilot the return of live international sports productions. […]

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ROMAN KRYKLIA DEFENDS TITLE IN ONE: BIG BANG

The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE) will broadcast live from the Singapore Indoor Stadium ONE: BIG BANG on 4 December and ONE: COLLISION COURSE on 18 December. Both events continue ONE Championship’s partnership with the Singapore government to pilot the return of live international sports productions, and will continue […]

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4 WORLD TITLE BOUTS IN ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX

The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), today announced ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX, which will be broadcast live on Friday, 30 October, from the Singapore Indoor Stadium. This comes after the successful conclusion of ONE’s first pilot production on 9 October where safe management measures were adhered to. ONE: INSIDE […]

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Politics

IMPLEMENT NAT’L ID SYSTEM FOR QUICKER HEALTH, CALAMITY RESPONSE – GATCHALIAN

The government needs to fast track the implementation of the national ID system for a quicker health and calamity response in the future to prevent a repeat of the mistakes committed in tracing suspected COVID-19 patients, Senator Win Gatchalian said. The law, which was signed by President Rodrigo Duterte in August 2018, aims to create […]