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Singapore still top for doing business – World Bank

Oct 28, 2015 - 1:31 PM

Of the 189 economies surveyed through June 1 the World Bank finds improvements in regulatory frameworks in 122 of them

In this file photo, fireworks go off above at the Marina Bay area in Singapore, January 1 2015. Wallace Woon/EPA

Singapore, New Zealand, Hong Kong best for business

Oct 29, 2014 - 10:32 AM

UPDATE 2 The Philippines ranks as the 95th place that is best for business a World Bank report shows

Music fans: Laneway Festival dates revealed

Sep 09, 2014 - 12:20 PM

Expect big events and a great lineup in celebration of the music festival s 10th year

Singapore downplays report on Filipino 'budget' maids

Jul 03, 2014 - 3:49 PM

The Philippines however suspends the accreditation of one of the two Singaporean companies allegedly offering Filipino maids like commodities

'LIKE COMMODITIES.' In Singapore, a number of agencies offer maids at discounted rates, according to an Al Jazeera report. Screen grab from

Philippines to probe 'budget' maids in Singapore

Jun 30, 2014 - 5:22 PM

Singaporean agencies reportedly treat Filipino domestic workers like commodities offered at super promo rates in malls

Singapore Airlines, Air New Zealand form alliance

Jan 16, 2014 - 2:52 PM

The alliance will enable SIA to operate its Airbus A380 superjumbos to New Zealand for the first time progressively replacing daily services using the smaller Boeing 777 300ER

SIA-ANZ ALLIANCE. An Air New Zealand Airbus A330 aircraft (F) passing a Singapore Airlines Airbus A380 at Tullamarine International Airport in Melbourne, Australia, 12 January 2014. Barbara Walton/EPA

PH to hold air talks with France, Singapore, N. Zealand

Jan 13, 2014 - 8:37 AM

The country also eyes air agreements with several other European countries following the lifting of the EU ban on Philippine Airlines

Rappler Newscast | May 29, 2013

May 29, 2013 - 8:51 PM

SC stops Comelec from proclaiming rest of party list winners Rappler visits Bataan Nuclear Power plant amid calls for revival A new media rule requiring news websites to obtain licenses angers Singapore’s online community