Philippines has a temperature of 33 degree Celsius as checked by the weather forecast, the onset of El Niño, causing reduced rainfall and higher temperatures in some parts of the country. Because of El Niño, rice fields in North Cotabato, Mindanao, Philippines have dried. Farmers waste thousands of these. Therefore concluded, that the reason for dehydration is El Niño.
Exchange rate as of Mar 19, 2015:
$1= Php 31.90
Wee Kim Wee Centre Presents Lien Fung's Colloquium entitled "ANAK: The Untold Story" by Freddie Aguilar
We are proud to present the sensational FREDDIE AGUILAR. This extraordinary musician/singer/artist began his astounding journey in1978 when he won the First Metro Manila Popular Song Festival with his song “ANAK” (Child). It clinched the top place and went viral immediately throughout the world, making historic progressions through 55 versions in 26 languages - a sell out in the Philippines, the United States, Europe and Japan.
Just recently, a 28-year old Filipino nurse in Singapore was charged with sedition and false information to police after insulting Singaporeans via Facebook. Ello Ed Mundsel Bello was fired from his job at the Tan Tock Seng Hospital, a government institute hospital, because of the offensive social media posts which he defended that his Facebook account was hacked.
Thousands of talented individuals braced their selves to show the whole world what Asia’s got. From Japan, China, India, Singapore, and the whole Asia, there will only be one champion of the Asia’s Got Talent. This is the biggest talent competition in the world.
The inaugural season of "Asia's Got Talent" on AXN is proudly presented by Marina Bay Sands, BIG COLA, Pantene, Caltex and Jetstar. This season is seen on AXN. Semi-Finals will be held at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore on April 16, 2015.
April 9, 1942, when the brave Filipino and American soldiers were forced by Japanese captors to march from Bataan to San Fernando, Pampanga; when the Filipino-American soldiers were exhausted prisoners of war; and when this day was named as the Fall of Bataan. The Day of Valor (Araw ng Kagitingan) commemorates the Bataan Death March where some Filipinos died for the country. This day is also considered as a public holiday in the Philippines to reflect and give sympathy for the heroes of our nation.
A long weekend waits to those job-minded persons who wish to have a break on the Holy Week season, but for Christians, this is the time to commemorate the life and death of Jesus Christ, the Lord, the Father, the giver of life, and the savior of mankind. What Jesus Christ had done for the people? During His time, the Jews wanted to see Him stoned. But after all the people who hated Him, Jesus still made a lot of miracles such as raising Lazarus from the dead, saved us from our sins, cured those who are suffering from illness, and had given the needs of the people.
The death of Lee Kuan Yew brought sadness to many Singaporeans and foreigners including Filipinos who are working and residing in the city. Lee was considered as the Founding Father of Singapore and has led to its independence from Britain and separation from Malaysia in 1960s.
He co-founded the People’s Action Party (PAP) after graduating from Cambridge and has governed Singapore since 1959. He was admired for the policies he set that transformed the city-state into one of the wealthiest nations on per capita basis.
The number of Filipinos leaving the country to work abroad continues to rise. Overseas Filipino Workers find this as a way to earn better in order to support all the needs of their family. However, not everything turns out fine. Some workers mismanage their expenses, that instead of saving money and preparing to settle in the Philippines, they overspend and get stuck working abroad. The tendency is that when they lose their job and have no savings, they will end up being financially broke again once they return to the Philippines.
Introducing The Manhattan FISH MARKET’s latest catch from the ocean – the Boston Lobster. Fresh and sweet Boston Lobster is coated with flaming Ebiko (fish roe) sauce and flamed just at the surface of the flesh for a lightly charred flavor and irresistible aroma. Available for a limited time only at all The Manhattan FISH MARKET stores, from now till end April 2015, or while stocks last!