By Frinston L. Lim
At exactly 6 p.m. every day, more than a kilometer long of this city’s streets turn into a bustling dining hall—sweet-smelling smoke wafting from hundreds of grills set up in tents as a massive army of famished students, office workers and people from all walks of life troop to feast on various, affordable culinary fares.
A recent US study linking instant noodle consumption by South Koreans to some risks for heart disease has prompted a passionate response throughout Asia, where the noodles are not just a cheap treat but an essential part of life. Some comments from noodle lovers across Asia:
An agriculture group on Friday asked local governments to keep an eye on expired imported meat products that are reportedly being sold in public markets.
By Ronnel W. Domingo
The Department of Agriculture is coordinating with local government units to crack down on imported meat that are being sold beyond the recommended date of consumption.
By Maricar Cinco
A grown-up Italian delivering pizza on one’s doorstep would be strange, but probably not to someone from Los Baños town in Laguna province, who may have heard of Uncle Frank.