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McDonald’s, KFC in China face new food scandal


McDonald’s and KFC in China faced a new food safety scare Monday after a Shanghai television station reported a supplier sold them expired beef and chicken.

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Warning out on fish uncaged by ‘Glenda’

Using only sticks to stun the fish, these men are rewarded with a mouthful. LYN RILLON

They may come cheap, but better check where they come from. Local health officials are warning the public against buying and consuming bangus and tilapia that were caught in the Pasig River in the wake of Typhoon Glenda, whose strong winds destroyed fish pens in Laguna de Bay on Wednesday and released their stock into the polluted waterway.

Posted: July 18th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

The other popular food treat of Tayabas City

(FROM right) Vincent and Juliet Rodilla, with a bakeshop worker, prepare the popular “yema” cake of Tayabas City in Quezon province. DELFIN T. MALLARI JR.

When Juliet Rodilla won P20,000 from a community-based numbers game a decade ago, she used the money to buy basic tools to start a bakeshop in Tayabas City at the foot of Mt. Banahaw in Quezon province.

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Obama treats Texas family after jumping restaurant queue

President Barack Obama scrutinizes his credit card as he jokes with the wait staff while ordering barbecue at Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas, Thursday, July 10, 2014. Austin is the final leg in his three city trip before returning to Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

At Franklin’s, a famed barbecue joint in Texas, pushing to the front of the line will cost you. President Barack Obama learned this lesson the hard way on Thursday when he stepped into the meat-lovers paradise in Austin.

Posted: July 11th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Carabao population on decline; lawmakers want to know why


The population of the carabao, the ubiquitous farm animal in the Philippine countryside, is declining.

Posted: July 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »