At present, McDonald's already has 521 stores, while Jollibee has 978 stores nationwide
What is it like to lead the University of the Philippines in the time of Duterte? Watch this interview with UP President Danilo Concepcion.
'What is really so harmful with having a research ship [there]?' asks National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr on the presence of a Chinese survey ship in Benham Rise for 3 months
'We all agree that this is all about social justice for our people,' says DILG Assistant Secretary Epimaco Densing III after a Mining Industry Coordinating Council meeting
National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr tells a Senate panel that the National Security Council will discuss the incident once the government receives the full report
The Philippines gets its AFC Asian Cup qualifying campaign off to a winning start with a 4-1 victory, but many questions remain
The Communist Party of the Philippines says it has elected young leaders to its central committee as it aims to 'complete victory'
The murder of farmers' group leader Wilerme Dorado Agorde in front of his grandchildren in February further fuels suspicion that farmers locked in a land dispute with a state university are being 'silenced'
The Senate discusses the exploration of Benham Rise's full potential
Despite global risks, iinflation remains manageable, and will fall within the target range by yearend, says outgoing BSP chief Amando Tetangco Jr
President Rodrigo Duterte's pronouncements of dislike for US makes the country's relations with Japan very crucial
The Commission on Human Rights says it is still premature to draw any conclusion on whether or not extrajudicial killings in the war on drugs are state-sponsored
The EU delegation issues the statement after DSWD Assistant Secretary Lorraine Badoy posts on Facebook: 'Iyong mga taga-EU, mag-online child porn muna kayo. D'yan naman kayo magaling e.'
Francis Edward Obiena, a Grade 11 student of Chiang Kai Shek College, edges out his Singaporean counterpart
There's a plan to invite President Rodrigo Duterte to visit JS Izumo when it makes a port call in Subic, according to Japanese media
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AirAsia flight Z2 100 arrives at Clark International Airport in Pampanga on March 28. The airline launches its expansion program from where it started half a decade ago
Both ambassadors discuss security concerns with the Philippine President. Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua also gives Duterte a birthday gift.
Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua says a bilateral mechanism on the South China Sea dispute is needed to avoid misunderstandings
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Japan's State Minister for Defense says the Philippines is a politically important nation because it is located in the sea line of communication to Japan
Passengers can use the ride-hailing app to book a free tricycle ride in selected areas in Mandaluyong City from March 27 to April 5
In Barangay Bakod Bayan, Cabanatuan City, some 131 Badjao families live comfortably in housing units given for free by the DSWD and the city government
The Philippines' two telco giants lower the cost of mobile voice calls as competition heightens
(UPDATED) The Singaporean couple were convicted last year of violating employment laws for failing to provide enough food for their maid, Thelma Oyasan Gawidan, over a 15-month period
Japan State Minister for Defense Kenji Wakamiya notes the friendship between Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
The TC-90s from Japan complement the air assets of the ill-equipped Philippine Navy
Mindanao's entry into the upcoming Philippines Football League is brimming with promise. This is why.
Female peace advocates from Asia and Europe gather in the Philippines for an international conference on women's public leadership in peace efforts
The Armed Forces chief says the local terrorist group was forced to release the hostages after a series of clashes with the military
Ang sagot sa pahayag ng administrasyong Duterte na hindi dapat nakikialam ang mga banyaga sa mga pangyayari sa Pilipinas: may karapatan silang makialam kapag mga Pilipino na rin mismo ang nagrereklamo sa kanila
(UPDATED) The planes will boost the capability of the ill-equipped navy to conduct maritime aerial reconnaissance
The expansion is part of Smart's 3-year network rollout plan, where it told the NTC that it will make LTE progressively available to users in 1,551 cities and municipalities by 2018
This marks the first time any oil company has volunteered to pay its taxes in advance to show support for a government program
Women's issues and relationship dynamics tackled in 'The Next Room: The Vibrator Play' remain relevant today
Sarah Geronimo is back as a coach on 'The Voice Teens Philippines'!
Both teams now have a 7-5 record as the Lady Bulldogs lose in the absence of their head coach
Drive through clear streams, dusty paths, and rough roads in an ATV at the foot of majestic Mayon Volcano in Albay
The Philippines' road safety laws lack teeth in some areas, and these need to be addressed to serve as stronger protection for road users
The National Broadband Plan is developed to address the longstanding issue of Internet connection quality in the Philippines. Here's what you need to know.
Why sacrifice General Education subjects for the sake of specialization, when it can enhance the learning capacity of students to specialize? Why be so spendthrift to investing in shaping the minds of future generations?
The investigation showed that the doctor allegedly involved in the scam charged a consultation fee of P21,000 to P42,000 per ghost patient
The military demands the release of the rest of the prisoners taken by the communist rebels
President Rodrigo Duterte says: 'I'm sorry. You say you're poor; that's not an answer. I have a problem: 4 million addicts. Do you want 4 million more?'
(UPDATED) The Communist Party of the Philippines says it looks forward to a 'similar unilateral ceasefire declaration' by the government, as mutually agreed upon in backchannel talks from March 10-11
Visual artists from the Panday Pira group render images of Janina, 21, who was diagnosed HIV-positive during a prenatal check-up in November 2016