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LOOK: Starbucks Philippines offers Franken Frappucino, Mummy Jalapeño Cheese Puff

Oct 19, 2019 - 12:38 PM

Are you as Halloween-ready as Starbucks' newest limited edition treats?

Starbucks Philippines' Pumpkin Spice Latte is back for a limited time only

Oct 01, 2019 - 10:27 AM

It's available starting Tuesday, October 1 – but only until supplies last!

Starbucks becomes latest target of Hong Kong protester rage

Sep 30, 2019 - 2:03 PM

The vandalism illustrates the huge pressures on international brands as Hong Kong is shaken by its worst political unrest in decades

STARBUCKS TROUBLES. A man cleans up graffiti put up by protesters on the front of a Starbucks coffee shop in Hong Kong on September 30, 2019, a day after the protest-wracked financial hub witnessed its fiercest political violence in weeks. Photo by Jerome Taylor/AFP

EU loses big Starbucks tax case, wins on Fiat

Sep 24, 2019 - 10:25 PM

Starbucks is spared from paying 30 million euros to the Netherlands, while Fiat must pay roughly the same amount to Luxembourg

In this photo taken on September 22, 2019 the Starbucks Coffee logo and the european flag are pictured together. - EU General Court is expected to rule on whether Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager was right to demand unpaid taxes from Starbucks and a unit of Fiat Chrysler on September 24. (Photo by Kenzo TRIBOUILLARD / AFP)

LOOK: Starbucks Philippines' newest drinks include a mango slushy, matcha and cream

Jul 23, 2019 - 3:14 PM

The 3 beverages are available starting July 23

The basics of single-origin coffee and how to appreciate it

Jul 09, 2019 - 5:30 PM

Ready to learn a latte about how to taste and appreciate coffee like a true barista?

LOOK: Thirsty? Starbucks Philippines launches two new limited edition drinks

Jun 01, 2019 - 6:09 PM

Both beverages will be available starting June 4

Starbucks brings back Grande Wednesday

May 09, 2019 - 3:08 PM

The promo is available all Wednesdays of May

LOOK: Starbucks Philippines to launch reusable cups, tumblers, straws

Apr 17, 2019 - 7:13 PM

Will you be getting these for yourself?

LOOK: Starbucks offers 4 new summer frappucino flavors and food items

Apr 06, 2019 - 2:02 PM

Who's up for a Mixed Berry Frappe with Pomegranate Pearls, Triple Mocha, or a Red Velvet Cake drink?

LOOK: Cool down with Starbucks' new cold craft beverages

Feb 17, 2019 - 9:24 AM

Which of these limited edition Starbucks coffee drinks are you thirsty for?

Lawmakers: lowering criminal liability age breaks Filipino core values | Midday wRap

Jan 29, 2019 - 1:35 PM

Watch Rappler’s Midday newscast with Gelo Gonzales

Coffee clash brewing in China: Startup Luckin takes on Starbucks

Jan 28, 2019 - 12:14 PM

The Chinese upstart is burning through millions of dollars to lure customers with steep discounts, challenging Starbucks' dominance by targeting office workers and students who prefer to have their java on-the-go or delivered to their doorstep

A real roasting: Coffee startup Luckin set to overtake Starbucks in China

Jan 03, 2019 - 8:45 PM

Just a year in the business, Luckin Coffee will open 2,500 stores this year to dislodge Starbucks and become China's largest coffee chain

A deliveryman carrying bags of coffee walks out a Luckin Coffee in Beijing on August 2, 2018. Starbucks on August 2 announced a partnership with e-commerce giant Alibaba that will give the US coffee giant greater access to China's growing food-delivery market as it faces increased competition from local firms. WANG ZHAO / AFP

Starbucks' expansion runs out of steam in South Africa

Dec 26, 2018 - 9:25 PM

Taste Holdings, the local licensee of Starbucks in South Africa, struggles to control operational costs and debt

Hundreds of people queue during the official opening of South Africa's first Starbucks store, also the US coffeehouse chain's first store in Sub-Saharan Africa, in Johannesburg on April 21, 2016. (Photo by GIANLUIGI GUERCIA / AFP)

Here's everything you can eat and drink at Starbucks for the holidays

Oct 27, 2018 - 7:00 PM

If you're not feeling the holidays yet, perhaps these dishes and drinks will do the trick

SWEET CHRISTMAS. The Snowy Cranberry White Mocha is Starbucks' new holiday beverage. Photo by Amanda Lago/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: The Starbucks 2019 planner, travel organizer

Oct 27, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Here's a sneak peek into this year's collectibles!

IT'S HERE. Starbucks Philippines presents its 2019 planners and travel organizers. Photo courtesy of Starbucks Philippines

WATCH: The Starbucks 2019 planner and travel organizer unboxed

Oct 27, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Plus, how you can get the planner and travel organizer!

STICKER CRAZY TIME. You need 18 promo stickers – one for every drink purchase – to get a hold of a planner or a travel organizer.

Here’s how you can get free Starbucks for a year

Oct 27, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Getting a planner or travel organizer? Might as well get a chance to win free Starbucks drinks for a year too.

Image courtesy of Starbucks Philippines

Starbucks opens first sign language store in US

Oct 24, 2018 - 11:30 AM

All staff members are required to communicate with customers using sign language

It's happening: Starbucks Philippines to offer the pumpkin spice latte

Oct 18, 2018 - 9:11 AM

A fall favorite in the fall-less Philippines? Why not.

Trillanes’ documents, Palparan, Starbucks | Evening wRap

Oct 02, 2018 - 9:30 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Chito dela Vega

Starbucks coffee will now cost you more

Oct 02, 2018 - 4:06 PM

Starting this week, beverage prices across all stores will be up 3 to 8% from current price tags

LOOK: The Starbucks anniversary tumblers are mermaid goals

Sep 11, 2018 - 9:43 AM

The merchandise will be available beginning September 11

Images of products courtesy of Starbucks

LOOK: Flat Whites, a Caramel Cinnamon Cookie Latte coming to Starbucks Philippines

Sep 06, 2018 - 11:06 AM

A new core drink and new limited edition drinks both for all Starbucks branches and Starbucks Reserve – details and prices here!

House Minority leader, Starbucks and Alibaba, Apple hits $1 trillion | Midday wRap

Aug 03, 2018 - 2:02 PM

Watch Rappler’s midday newscast with Ralf Rivas

Starbucks and Alibaba join forces as China coffee war brews

Aug 02, 2018 - 5:59 PM

Starbucks products ordered by mobile apps will be brought to customers by Ele.me, Alibaba's food-delivery unit

THE STARBUCKS-ALIBABA TEAM-UP. A customer walks out of a Starbucks coffee shop in Beijing on August 2, 2018.   Photo by Wang Zhao/AFP

LOOK: Starbucks PH’s yogurt frappuccinos will chase rainy day blues away

Jul 20, 2018 - 3:03 PM

The drinks will be available in Starbucks stores beginning July 24

Starbucks to phase out plastic straws by 2020

Jul 10, 2018 - 7:40 AM

The plastic straws will be replaced by recyclable lids that have a small raised opening allowing consumers to sip their drink

Starbucks back in hot water in U.S., 'disrespects' stutterer

Jul 07, 2018 - 8:42 AM

Starbucks announces that the erring employee had been sacked

IN TROUBLE AGAIN. The sign for a Starbucks cafe is seen in Washington, DC, on April 17, 2018. File photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

LOOK: Reclaim the summer with the Starbucks x ban.do collection

Jul 03, 2018 - 12:05 AM

Will you be picking up any of the Starbucks x ban.do merch?

LOOK: Starbucks to launch Philippine island-inspired merch

Jun 06, 2018 - 1:28 PM

Want to collect all 3 mugs? Here's how

Starbucks to educate U.S. staff against racial bias, set example

May 27, 2018 - 6:20 PM

The coffee giant will conduct training for around 175,000 employees in the United States, after a recent incident involving two black men sparked outrage

(FILES) In this file photo taken on April 17, 2018 The sign for a Starbucks Coffee shop is seen in Washington, DC, April 17, 2018, following the company's announcement that they will close more than 8,000 US stores on May 29 to conduct "racial-bias education" following the arrest of two black men in one of its cafes. Can you teach employees not to be racist? Coffee giant Starbucks will shut stores around the US on May 29, 2018, to conduct an unprecedented training exercise at its more than 8,000 US outlets. The initiative, which is expected to last four hours and reach 175,000 employees, was announced by Starbucks management on April 17, as it sought to contain outrage over the arrest of two young black men at one of its cafes in Philadelphia.  / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB / TO GO WITH AFP STORY by Catherine Triomphe, US-politics-racism-education-Starbucks

Nestle pays $7.15 billion to sell Starbucks products

May 07, 2018 - 3:20 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Starbucks president and CEO Kevin Johnson says the deal, which still needs approval from regulators, will create a 'global coffee alliance'

LOOK: It's a matcha and mocha summer 2018 for Starbucks Philippines

Apr 07, 2018 - 1:37 PM

Here's a list of all the new drinks and food items Starbucks has to offer for the summer months

NEW DRINKS. The Tea-ramisu and the Midnight Mocha. All photos by Bea Cupin/Rappler

Starbucks Philippines? There's an app for that

Apr 04, 2018 - 3:37 PM

Starbucks Philippines finally launches an app for its users to track payments and redeem rewards and benefits for their personal Starbucks accounts

5 ombre Starbucks drinks that will pretty up your Instagram feed

Feb 17, 2018 - 5:04 PM

Including a new purple drink that’s the heart-eyes emoji in a cup

At the new Starbucks Reserve bar, coffee and heritage blend together

Jan 29, 2018 - 3:29 PM

Take a look (and a sip) at the special 20th anniversary Starbucks Reserve bar in Rockwell

STARBUCKS RESERVE BAR. The store's opening coincides with the coffee brand's 20th anniversary in the Philippines. Photo courtesy of Starbucks

10 perfect planners for achieving your 2018 goals

Dec 21, 2017 - 4:05 PM

It's time to plan out how you're going to be your best self!

IN PHOTOS: This is the biggest Starbucks in the world

Dec 07, 2017 - 7:05 PM

Shanghai's Starbucks Reserve Roastery is a coffee lovers' amusement park

WATCH: This limited edition Starbucks drinkware set sparkles with Christmas cheer

Nov 30, 2017 - 12:30 PM

They shine with the light of 200 Swarovski crystals!

LIMITED EDITION. These collectible tumblers make for great Christmas gifts. Rappler Screenshot

IN PHOTOS: Starbucks PH's 2018 planner

Oct 28, 2017 - 8:35 PM

Plus a look at Starbucks' new Christmas drink, the Vanilla Nougat Latte!

Starbucks Planner 2018

Here are the best places to get these 7 coffee drinks

Oct 01, 2017 - 5:15 PM

However you like your coffee, there's a place out there for you

SAKSIKAN: Reaksi penjaja kopi keliling mencicipi kopi ala kafe

Jul 26, 2017 - 10:43 AM

Sehari hari mereka sibuk menjajakan kopi pada pembeli Tapi pernahkah mereka mencicipi kopi ala kafe?

KOPI ALA KAFE. Untuk pertama kali, Abdul Malik mencicipi kopi ala kafe. Foto oleh Kevin Handoko/Rappler

Indonesia, Malaysia Muslims call for Starbucks boycott over LGBT stance

Jul 04, 2017 - 10:46 PM

Leaders from Muhammadiyah Indonesia s second biggest mass Muslim organization also urge the government to revoke the company s business license for its stance on lesbian gay bisexual and transgender issues

Starbucks file photo from Wikipedia

LOOK: Starbucks unveils new drinks for summer 2017

Apr 08, 2017 - 11:09 AM

Ice cold frapuccinos topped with pretzels popcorn and marshmallows – here s what s in store for Starbucks customers this summer 2017

Starbucks, Airbnb pledge support for migrants after Trump ban

Jan 30, 2017 - 6:24 PM

Starbucks says it planned to take on 10 000 refugees worldwide over the next 5 years in response to Trump s decree Airbnb said it would offer free accommodation to refugees and anyone not allowed in the US

IMMIGRATION BAN PROTEST. Protesters gather in Battery Park and march to the offices of Customs and Border Patrol in Manhattan to protest President Trump's Executive order imposing controls on travelers from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen, January 29, 2017 in New York.  Photo by Bryan R. Smith / AFP

LOOK: This is the Santa Hat frappe, the new Starbucks Christmas 2016 drink

Oct 26, 2016 - 12:13 AM

Two kinds of whipped cream? Yes please Plus the toffee nut and peppermint mocha drinks are back

Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Starbucks 2017 planners: Up-close look at 2 gorgeous designs

Oct 25, 2016 - 11:58 PM

Coffee stain design or the siren inspired one? Check out the 2017 Starbucks planner

Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Starbucks to boost US employee pay

Jul 12, 2016 - 1:30 PM

The coffee giant will increase base pay for baristas and store managers by 5 or more

epa01402247 The sign above the door of a Starbucks Coffee shop in the Adams Morgan neighborhood of Washington, D.C.,USA on 02 July 2008. Starbucks Corp. announced plans to close 600 stores, a move which could eliminate as many as 12,000 full- and part-time jobs. EPA/MATTHEW CAVANAUGH