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IN PHOTOS: Jollibee opens in Manhattan, New York

Oct 31, 2018 - 12:32 PM

The famous bee’s first store in Manhattan has got Chickenjoy fanatics in NYC buzzing

IN PHOTOS: Why people braved long lines for Jollibee's first UK store

Oct 21, 2018 - 12:00 PM

By morning, the winding queue stretched around the residential blocks behind the store – why did so many people line up?

Chickenjoy power: Jollibee opens first store in the UK

Oct 18, 2018 - 6:00 PM

The homegrown fast food giant plans on opening over 25 – yes, 25 – branches in the United Kingdom by 2023

Jollibee in London shows PH businesses can go global – envoy

Sep 29, 2018 - 8:00 AM

The Philippine embassy says Jollibee, the first Philippine fast food chain to expand to the United Kingdom, is 'blazing the trail for other Philippine businesses'

JOLLIBEE LONDON. Philippine Ambassador to the UK Antonio Manuel Lagdameo and Philippine Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III smile as Jollibee snaps a groufie at the first Jollibee store in London. Photo by Stacy Garcia

London to taste Jollibee's Chickenjoy starting October 20

Sep 26, 2018 - 1:40 PM

Jollibee will open its first London branch in the district of Earl's Court, a central hub of the Filipino community there

Jollibee Funko Pop creates lengthy queues at APCC Manila 2018

Jul 27, 2018 - 11:17 PM

Fans queued for hours on the first day of AsiaPOP Comicon to get their hands on the collectible toy

FUNKO FANS. People stood in line for hours to buy the Jollibee Funko Pop toy. All photos by Alecs Ongcal

Jollibee releases Bistek Burger Steak

Jul 24, 2018 - 10:57 PM

Are you here for this?

NEW ON THE MENU. Jollibee releases the bistek burger steak. Photo courtesy of Jollibee

The week in photos: June 23-29, 2018

Jun 30, 2018 - 10:30 AM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

People take part in the annual 2018 New York City Pride Parade on June 24, 2018 as they make their way down 7th Avenue in New York. / AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY

LOOK: Jollibee Funko Pop out in July

Jun 28, 2018 - 3:08 PM

Are you collecting this Funko Pop?

COLLECTIBLE. The Filipino brand comes out with a Funko Pop version of the ubiquitous bee. Image from the Jollibee Facebook account

Malacañang on Calida, Land Management Bureau fire, Sung Kim on U.S.-North Korea summit | Evening wRap

May 28, 2018 - 10:06 PM

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Jollibee, Dole, PLDT among top companies 'engaged' in illegal contracting

May 28, 2018 - 3:20 PM

The Department of Labor and Employment says 767 companies were engaging in the labor-only contracting, while 2,610 companies were suspected.

BRIEFING. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III on May 28, 2018 says he submitted the list of companies engaged in illegal contracting to Malacanang. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 10, 2018

May 10, 2018 - 10:42 AM

Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Thursday.

VOTED. Former Malaysian prime minister and opposition party Pakatan Harapan's candidate Mahathir Mohamad shows his inked finger as he casts his vote at a polling station during the 14th general elections in Alor Setar on May 9, 2018.​ Photo by Jewel Samad/ AFP

Jollibee to buy master franchise holder of Tim Ho Wan

May 09, 2018 - 7:00 PM

Jollibee Foods Corporation is acquiring the master franchise holder of the Michelin-star dim sum restaurant chain through a private equity fund investment

Jollibee suspends Chowking, Greenwich, Red Ribbon delivery websites

May 09, 2018 - 3:45 PM

Another Jollibee-owned chain, Burger King Philippines, will continue to operate as it's 'on a different platform.' Mang Inasal, on the other hand, doesn't have its own delivery website

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 9, 2018

May 09, 2018 - 11:31 AM

Hello! Here's a roundup of news you need to know this Wednesday.

CJ Sereno returns to SC Photo by Maria Tan

Jollibee delivery website suspended over 'serious vulnerabilities'

May 08, 2018 - 9:13 PM

(UPDATED) The National Privacy Commission orders the suspension, saying that around 18 million users of Jollibee's delivery website are at risk


#ThewRap: Things you need to know, April 5, 2018

Apr 05, 2018 - 10:30 AM

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PAIN. This night is forever etched in the memory of Nanette Castillo. The night unindentified gunmen shot and killed her son, Aldrin in front of their house in Tondo, Manila. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Jollibee stocks suffer after DOLE order to regularize over 6,000 workers

Apr 04, 2018 - 7:20 PM

Listed Jollibee Foods Corporation argues that it complies with the Labor Code, which allows 'contracting arrangements with legitimate service providers'

SHARES PLUNGE. Jollibee shares plunged 3.85% to settle at P285 each at the close of trades on Wednesday after the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) ordered Jollibee to regularize 6,482 workers. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

DOLE orders Jollibee to regularize over 6,000 workers

Apr 04, 2018 - 2:05 PM

(UPDATED) 'We have been cooperating and will continue to cooperate with DOLE,' Jollibee said in a statement, adding that it is following the process the department had prescribed to appeal the order

CONTRACTUALIZATION. The Department of Labor and Employment orders Jollibee to regularize its 6,482 employees.

LOOK: Filipinos get a 'taste of home' as Jollibee opens Toronto store

Apr 02, 2018 - 11:19 AM

Chickenjoy fans in Toronto, rejoice!

Aga Muhlach and Charlene Gonzalez's twins are now teens!

Feb 20, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Andres and Atasha Muhlach are all grown up

Jollibee takes bigger bite out of U.S.-based Smashburger

Feb 13, 2018 - 5:10 PM

The homegrown fast-food giant will acquire an additional 45% stake in the American burger chain for $100 million

WATCH: Gary V, Sarah G's catchy, heartwarming anniversary song for Jollibee

Jan 11, 2018 - 4:40 PM

The two pop superstars team up for Jollibee's 40th anniversary

A sweet and savory burger steak to tickle your taste buds

Dec 28, 2017 - 12:07 PM

Jollibee introduces its new product – the Pinoy BBQ burger steak

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The week in photos: December 2-8, 2017

Dec 09, 2017 - 7:08 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

A masked Palestinian boy stands in front of flames during clashes with Israeli soldiers at the entrance of the northern village of Qusra in the occupied West Bank near Nablus on December 4, 2017.An Israeli settler shot dead a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank last week after a group of Israelis was targeted by Palestinian stone-throwers, officials said. / AFP PHOTO / ABBAS MOMANI

IN PHOTOS: Miss Universe 2017 candidates go to Jollibee

Dec 08, 2017 - 9:54 AM

The ladies bond with kids from Kanlungan sa Er-ma and are treated to meals and gifts from Jollibee

CHICKEN JOY TOAST. The Miss Universe 2017 candidates with reigning queen Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters do the chicken joy toast. All photos by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

WATCH: 6 tips for surviving Petsa de Peligro

Nov 22, 2017 - 1:55 PM

Trying to make your paycheck last a little longer? Here's how you can make it work

Plus points on human rights, a miss on environment for Justin Trudeau

Nov 15, 2017 - 1:07 PM

(UPDATED) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is confronted by the issues of human rights, women empowerment, and his country's illegal shipment of trash to the Philippines at the 31st ASEAN Summit

MAN OF THE HOUR. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a press conference at the International Media Center for the 31st ASEAN Summit on November 14. Photo by Angie De Silva/Rappler

FOTO: PM Trudeau mampir ke restoran cepat saji Jollibee di Manila

Nov 13, 2017 - 10:00 AM

Trudeau terlihat meninggalkan restoran cepat saji itu sambil membawa paket burger

BERTEMU ANAK-ANAK. Perdana Menteri Kanada Justin Trudeau (kiri) menggendong seorang bayi saat berkunjung ke Likhaan, sebelum menghadiri KTT ke-31 ASEAN di Manila pada 12 November. Foto oleh Ted Aljibe/AFP

Jollibee-Globe deal allows free calls for delivery

Oct 02, 2017 - 4:50 PM

Globe subscribers can now call Jollibee's delivery hotline #87000 for free through their mobile phones. The service will also come to Burger King, Greenwich, Mang Inasal, and Chowking.

Jollibee's Amazing Aloha burger is back

Oct 01, 2017 - 9:21 PM

Pineapple on burgers? Yes, please!

AMAZING ALOHA. The beloved burger is back on Jollibee's menu. Screengrab from Facebook.com/JollibeePhilippines

Jollibee eyeing British food chain Pret a Manger – report

Sep 19, 2017 - 12:47 PM

Jollibee is reportedly in talks for a possible $1-billon takeover of British sandwich chain Pret a Manger

STRANGE COMBINATION. Jollibee, homegrown fast food chain popular for its fried chicken and sweet-style spaghetti, is reportedly looking at acquiring Pret A Manger, a British company known for its organic coffee and fresh sandwiches. File image

Jollibee apologizes to 'genderqueer' for discrimination at main office

Aug 10, 2017 - 7:17 PM

Netizens slam Jollibee Food Corp for allegedly discriminating against a member of the LGBT community

WATCH: Rappler Live Jam x Jollibee: Tippy Dos Santos and Curtismith

Aug 02, 2017 - 7:05 PM

Listen to their own spin of the classic song Perfect originally by True Faith here on Rappler Live Jam session

Sulit-spotting in three easy steps

Jul 26, 2017 - 3:15 PM

Pinoy financial guru Fitz Villafuerte shares tips on how millennials can be ‘savings savvy’

Philippines' adult entertainment king wins 'jolli' battle

Jul 05, 2017 - 5:57 PM

The government agency says there was no reason to prohibit the registration of Jolliville which later diversified its business into property management and development

JOLLIVILLE WINS. Background image from http://info.ipophil.gov.ph/

IN PHOTOS: Anne Curtis visits the 1,000th Jollibee store

Jul 04, 2017 - 4:40 PM

Anne takes selfies with the crowd eats some Chickenjoy and hugs the Jollibee mascot at the store opening

IN PHOTOS: Jollibee opens its 1,000th store

Jul 04, 2017 - 3:30 PM

See photos of the 1 000th branch and of Anne Curtis visit

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Inside Jollibee's 1,000th store

Jul 03, 2017 - 8:15 PM

Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach joins Jollibee executives at the blessing and ribbon cutting ceremony of the fast food giant s 1 000th store

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Jollibee eyes branches in Toronto, Manhattan and Japan

Jun 30, 2017 - 7:41 PM

The fast food giant is on an expansion spree – with Manhattan and Toronto targeted by the end of the year

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, June 30, 2017

Jun 30, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Hello Here are the stories you shouldn t miss this Friday

Jollibee to open 1000th store in BGC

Jun 29, 2017 - 11:35 AM

Jollibee says it has allotted P14 billion for capital expenditures in 2017 more than half to be spent on store expansion and renovation

CONTINUE STINGING. On Tuesday, July 4, Jollibee will open its 1000th store in Bonifacio Global City in Taguig. Screenshot from Jollibee video announcement

WATCH: Brook Lopez is a fan of Jollibee spaghetti

May 29, 2017 - 6:46 PM

The Brooklyn Nets center is partial to the popular sweet style pasta a Filipino favorite

JOLLIBEE FAN. Brook Lopez is a fan of the famous Filipino fast food chain. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

Jollibee sorry for viral 'Versace on the Floor' dancing video

May 22, 2017 - 8:35 PM

Jollibee Foods Corporation says the naughty performance was a deviation from the standard mascot and party guidelines

12 ASEAN brands that have gone global

Apr 24, 2017 - 10:00 AM

Some familiar brands in the Southeast Asian region are making their mark around the world

GOING GLOBAL. Take a look at some the regional brands that now have a global presence.

FAST FACTS: How much meat does the Filipino consume?

Apr 14, 2017 - 2:41 PM

Most Catholics in the Philippines abstain from eating meat during the Holy Week

MEAT CONSUMPTION. Latest OECD data showed that a Filipino consumes an average of 28.8 kilos of meat yearly.

Tony and the 'Bee:' First the Philippines, then the world

Apr 04, 2017 - 5:20 PM

Tony Tan Caktiong, Chairman and Founder of Jollibee, is a true “Bossing” not because he knows how to succeed – but because he knows how to dream big

Jollibee to set foot in Europe

Apr 03, 2017 - 3:37 PM

The Filipino fast food giant plans to open its first Europe store in Italy where around 200 000 Filipinos reside

HELLO, EUROPE! Jollibee has been planning to go to Europe given the growing population of overseas Filipinos and Filipino migrants in that region. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Jollibee to continue stinging McDonald's despite labor issues

Mar 29, 2017 - 6:51 PM

At present Jollibee already has 978 stores nationwide while McDonald s has 521 stores

HUNGRY FOR MORE. Jollibee, known for its Chickenjoy fried chicken and sweet spaghetti, tells the Philippine Stock Exchange that the brand expects to maintain significant lead over its key competitor in the coming years. Rappler file photo

WATCH: Gary V and Jollibee have a dance-off to 'Hataw Na'

Mar 19, 2017 - 1:05 PM

Shake it Jollibee

JOLLIBEE AND GARY V. Jollibee and Mr Pure Energy Gary Valenciano dance to 'Hataw Na.' Screengrab from YouTube