Some outlets of KFC Philippines are serving Double Down Dog, described as “a legendary dish for a legendary appetite.” The Double Down Dog is just a hot dog wrapped in a fried chicken bun with mustard, reports Salon.com.
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Gunmen stormed a luxury Tripoli hotel popular with diplomats and officials Tuesday in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group, killing at least nine people -- including two Filipinas -- before blowing themselves up, reports ABS-CBN News.
Filipino consumers remain among the most optimistic buyers in the world, tying with Indonesia for the number two spot behind global leader India, according to the latest Nielsen consumer confidence survey, reports Inquirer.net.
Jollibee Foods Corp, the Philippines’ largest fast food company, is scouting for a US-based fast food firm with a market value of at least $1 billion to acquire to boost revenues from outside its home base, reports the New Jersey Telegraph.
Employers are paying exorbitant amounts of up to $4,600 (about Dh17,000) to get a Filipina housemaid from the black market in the midst of a de-facto ban by Manila authorities on their deployment to the United Arab Emirates, reports Gulf News.
Filipina domestic worker in Hong Kong and talented documentary photographer Xyza Cruz Bacani, has been awarded the prestigious Magnum Foundation Human Rights scholarship to New York University,” the foundation announced January 21, reports Inquirer.net.