Some KFC PH Outlets Serving Hot Dog Wrapped in Fried Chicken Bun

KFC's Double Down Dog (Source: mashable.com)

KFC's Double Down Dog (Source: mashable.com)

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.

2 Filipinas Among 9 Dead in Tripoli Hotel Attack

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.

Filipinos Among World's Most Optimistic Buyers -- Nielsen Survey

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 Scouting for a $1B US-Based Company to Acquire

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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.

China Will Expand Reclamation in Disputed Area--Experts

Security experts believe China is pushing the region to the “brink of miscalculations” in the South China Sea with its expansive land reclamation in disputed territories, reports Inquirer.net.

More Filipinos Now Covered By Insurance

Nearly one out of every three Filipinos is now covered by insurance, as more than a fourth of the population has access to microinsurance, according to the Insurance Commission, reports Inquirer.net.

Black Market in Filipina Domestic Workers Emerges in UAE

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-Photog Wins Scholarship to NYU

Xyza Cruz Bacani (Source: Inquirer.net)

Xyza Cruz Bacani (Source: Inquirer.net)

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.