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Solon wants pork segregated in Muslim markets


This lawmaker wants nothing at all to do with pork—of the literal kind.

Posted: September 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

General Santos bids for largest fresh fish display

Fish operators in General Santos City display 946 pieces of tuna weighing a total of 33.61 metric tons. Organizers hope the display would be recognized by the Guinness World Record. Photo courtesy of CIRILO ANOTADO

Local officials here are delighted the city surpassed the world record for the largest display of fresh fish and hope that Guinness World Records would recognize the feat.

Posted: September 12th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Taiwan gutter oil scandal spreads to Hong Kong


Pineapple buns and dumplings have been pulled from the shelves in Hong Kong as authorities investigate whether they contain gutter oil from Taiwan, where concerns are growing over a food safety scare, officials said Monday.

Posted: September 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Hearty dishes from Laguna’s predator fish

THIS predator fish species that continue to wreak havoc in the lake could now be made into a mouth-watering dish. CLIFFORD NUÑEZ/CONTRIBUTOR

Knife fish “kare-kare,” anyone? In Siniloan town, Laguna province, the predator knife fish, whose unwanted presence in Laguna de Bay continues to foment trouble among fishermen and fish cage owners, may be the next hearty dish, thanks to the ingenuity of some residents.

Posted: September 4th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Tagum’s longest ‘dining hall’

EACH night at 6 p.m., 1.5 kilometers of Tagum City’s streets turn into a night market offering food and goods. TAGUM CITY INFORMATION OFFICE

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.

Posted: August 24th, 2014 in Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions,Regions | Read More »