A Filipino favorite, Jollibee aims for international growth

By Allyson Escobar and Saleah Blancaflor/nbcnews.com – It’s been called the “McDonald’s of the Philippines,” and the late Anthony Bourdain dubbed it “the wackiest, jolliest place on earth.” Jollibee, a fast food chain based in the Philippines, has become one of the world’s largest restaurant franchises, with more than 4,000 Read more »

7 Pinoy-made Christmas gift ideas for less than ?500

By Ella Rivera/cnnphilippines.com – Christmas is fast-approaching, and finding a good gift at an affordable price can be difficult to manage. If you’re trying to live consciously, participating in buying mass-produced products can feel wasteful. Luckily, we now have better options — local businesses and social enterprises alike are coming Read more »

6 Pinoy-made card games worth your attention

By Michael Logarta/gmanetwork.com – Easily accessible yet hard to put down, card games offer a lot in terms of fun and replay value. Filipino game developers know this, and they’ve been hard at work creating experiences we’re confident gamers will love. Listed below are six such card games. 1. Combatron. Read more »

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7 New Pinoy Movies To Stream Right Now

By Aimee Dacanay/cosmo.ph – Staying home this weekend? Maybe you’re avoiding the dreaded Christmas traffic or you’re just in the mood to lay in bed all day. Whatever the reason may be, there are plenty of awesome reasons to stay in and watch something new. Thankfully, there are plenty of Read more »

Drop charges against news site Rappler, Human Rights Watch says

By Angela Dewan and Joshua Berlinger/CNN.com – Human Rights Watch has called on Philippine authorities to drop criminal charges against the news website Rappler and its editor, Maria Ressa, criticizing the legal action against them as politically motivated. The international rights watchdog accused the government of using tax laws Read more »

Measles cases in the Philippines increase by more than 350% – WHO

By Luchi de Guzman/CNN Philippines – More than 10,000 measles cases have been reported this year. The latest count by the World Health Organization (WHO) Philippines office is 17,298 measles cases as of November this year. This is 367 percent more than the 3,706 cases reported last year. “Unvaccinated young Read more »

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