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Turning the Pinoy almusal into halal

Sep 24, 2017 - 10:47 AM

Ronnie Mampen, the president of Dinaig Proper Fisherfolk Producer’s Cooperation, began producing non-pork tocino out of their coop’s raw products

HALAL BREAKFAST. The usual Filipino breakfast is being turned into halal food. Photos by Franz Lopez/Rappler
HALAL BREAKFAST. Ronnie Mampen is turning the typical Filipino breakfast into halal food. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Inagiku: Traditional Japanese cuisine with a seasonal twist

Sep 21, 2017 - 11:30 AM

This Manila institution has always been at the forefront of authentic Japanese cooking

Photo by Jonathan Baldonado

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

WATCH: Where to get rich, marshmallow cream-topped hot chocolate

Sep 13, 2017 - 7:00 PM

Ooey gooey marshmallow goodness is everywhere at Pufft

DOH, doctors say 'no need to panic' over Japanese encephalitis

Sep 13, 2017 - 2:00 PM

The Food and Drug Administration warns parents against buying the Japanese encephalitis vaccine online Only Sanofi Pasteur is accredited to distribute the vaccine in the country

VACCINE PLANS. The DOH is planning to administer Japanese encephalitis vaccine for free in 2018. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Mariano after CA rejection: Interest of landlords, oligarchs prevailed

Sep 06, 2017 - 5:23 PM

Former agrarian reform secretary Rafael Mariano says he himself will announce who among the members of the Commission on Appointment voted for his confirmation

'TULOY ANG LABAN.' Former agrarian reform secretary Rafael Mariano raises a fist after his confirmation hearing at the Commission on Appointments on Wednesday, September 6. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

No hungry Filipino: How aquaponics can help in food production

Sep 06, 2017 - 4:55 PM

Barangay Aquaponics promotes water based farming to help Filipinos grow their own food and become entrepreneurs

WATER-BASED FARMING. Barangay Aquaponics aims to promote water-based farming as a sustainable means of food production. Photo from Uproot Aquaponics Facebook page

Inflation rises to 3.1% in August

Sep 05, 2017 - 5:40 PM

The National Economic and Development Authority attributes the increase to higher prices of food transportation water electricity and gas

After 2 hearings, Mariano not worried about fate at CA

Sep 05, 2017 - 3:55 PM

Wala po talaga akong nararamdamang kaba o pag aalala says Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael Mariano after facing the Commission on Appointments for the second time

AGRARIAN REFORM. In this file photo, Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael Mariano attends the first hearing of the Commission on Appointments on his ad interim appointment. File photo by Lito Boras/Rappler

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, September 5, 2017

Sep 05, 2017 - 10:25 AM

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ESCAPE FROM MYANMAR. Rohingya refugees travel on an open-back truck on Teknaf-Cox's Bazar highway near Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhiya, Bangladesh, on September 3, 2017. Jasmin Rumi/AFP

Ubial expects TRO on implants to be lifted by September

Sep 04, 2017 - 4:55 PM

The Commission on Population also clarifies that the temporary restraining order on contraceptive implants has not become permanent

Food aid suspended as Myanmar state sinks deeper into violence

Sep 02, 2017 - 4:13 PM

Relief agencies have repeatedly been accused by Myanmar authorities of allowing their rations to fall into the hands of Rohingya militants

IMPOVERISHED. The widespread persecution of the impoverished community in Myanmar's Rakhine state is one of the primary causes for the current regional exodus, alongside growing numbers trying to escape poverty in neighbouring Bangladesh. File Photo by AFP

SC: TRO on implants final and executory

Sep 01, 2017 - 12:03 PM

There s nothing left to be done but to comply says Supreme Court spokesman Theodore Te

Supreme Court of the Philippines on Padre Faura in Manila

Singapore's Tony Tay: More than a decade of food giving and volunteerism

Aug 31, 2017 - 7:25 PM

2017 Ramon Magsaysay awardee Tony Tay is the founder of Willing Hearts a charity run by volunteers who prepare and cook meals daily for Singapore s needy

'FOOD UNITES.' 2017 Ramon Magsaysay awardee Tony Tay says food is the most important thing and it keeps families together. Screenshot by Rappler

Tax on sugary drinks? Nutritionists say they help poor meet dietary needs

Aug 31, 2017 - 3:22 PM

Senator JV Ejercito suggests imposing the tax based on the drink s sugar content not volume

ANTI-POOR? A bill pending in Congress proposes to impose a P10 tax per liter of sugar sweetened beverage. File photo by Justin Sullivan/AFP

Here's where you can enjoy street food from all parts of Asia

Aug 30, 2017 - 7:15 PM

Novotel s Asian Street Food Festival offers street food from 8 countries around Asia

Duterte says Sereno 'sitting on' decision on RH 'medicines'

Aug 30, 2017 - 11:48 AM

If the TRO issued by the Supreme Court is not lifted soon 90 of contraceptive brands will be unusable come 2018

Artistic Taste: The art and food of Chef Ramon Antonio

Aug 29, 2017 - 11:08 AM

Chef Ramon Antonio take on art and modern Filipino food at Marco Polo Ortigas

BIYARING. Maranaw style shrimp ceviche, on the plate, and on the page. Photo by Tedrick Yau

FDA to roll out mobile app digitizing logbooks in pharmacies

Aug 26, 2017 - 8:44 PM

The Electronic Logbook app is also designed to give real time updates to pharmacies when a medicine is recalled by the FDA

NEW TECHNOLOGY. A pharmacist takes a picture of a customer's prescription using the FDA Electronic Logbook. Screenshot from mClinica

IN PHOTOS: Quezon's Niyogyugan Festival

Aug 25, 2017 - 7:00 PM

Tara na sa Quezon The grand parade is on August 27

16 Malaysian athletes hit by food poisoning at SEA Games

Aug 24, 2017 - 2:54 PM

One athlete goes to the hospital while the others are resting at their hotel says Low Beng Choo secretary of the Games sports and technical committee

5 alasan mengapa makan di pinggir jalan lebih asyik

Aug 22, 2017 - 5:59 PM

Tak hanya harganya yang lebih murah banyak hal seru yang bisa didapatkan saat makan di pinggir jalan

PINGGIR JALAN. Kuliner pinggir jalan tak kalah nikmat dengan yang di restoran! Foto oleh Sakinah Ummu Haniy/Rappler

Contaminated eggs scandal spreads from Europe to Asia

Aug 12, 2017 - 12:32 PM

Ministers and food safety chiefs from around the European Union are set to meet on September 26 in a bid to get countries to stop blaming and shaming each other over the scare involving the chemical fipronil

Metro Manila residents dine out twice a day – Nielsen report

Aug 12, 2017 - 12:15 PM

Based on the Nielsen Foodie Report 2017 the most popular among diners are quick service restaurants convenience stores neighborhood bakeries or bakeshops and eateries

'Puro Nalang Aberya': Netizens react to Philippine News Agency's latest blunder

Aug 12, 2017 - 12:24 AM

Dole quickly became one of the trending topics in the Philippines on Friday night

Philippine News Agency's story on labor dep't uses Dole pineapple logo

Aug 11, 2017 - 9:55 PM

UPDATED In its latest mistake the beleaguered PNA uses the wrong logo in its story about the Department of Labor and Employment s pay rules for holidays

THE WRONG DOLE. This screenshot, taken at 9:35 pm, shows the logo of the Dole Food Company in a story about the Philippines' Department of Labor and Employment.

The people you meet at food parks

Aug 09, 2017 - 9:20 AM

See if you’re a Lone Wolf an In The Moment person part of the Brady Bunch a Weekend Warrior and so on

Dutch egg probe widens to chicken meat tests

Aug 09, 2017 - 7:28 AM

Scientists are looking for the presence of the insecticide fipronil a substance potentially dangerous to humans after supermarkets in Germany the Netherlands Belgium Sweden and Switzerland pulled millions of eggs from the shelves

SAFETY CHECK. Eggs wait to be tested for contamination by the insecticide fipronil at the Chemical veterinary examination office in Krefeld, western Germany on August 7, 2017. dpa / Marcel Kusch / dpa / AFP

FDA to hold hearing on contraceptives' certification on August 21

Aug 08, 2017 - 3:14 PM

The FDA will hold a series of summary hearings on contraceptives to comply with the SC s conditions to lift the TRO against two brands of implants

TO LIFT THE TRO. The Food and Drug Administration will conduct summary hearings on the certification of contraceptives in response to the SC TRO on implants.

Indonesia incar pasar produk halal di Rusia

Aug 07, 2017 - 9:44 PM

Potensi pangsa pasar yang dimiliki Rusia mencapai 9 4 juta penduduk Mereka merupakan warga Muslim

FESTIVAL INDONESIA. Menteri Perdagangan tengah memberikan sambutan di Festival Indonesia yang digelar di Hermitage Garden, Moskow pada Jumat, 4 Agustus. Foto diambil dari akun Twitter @Kemendag

Proposed law wants health warnings vs salty, sugary food

Aug 06, 2017 - 10:08 AM

House Bill 5964 warns against food or drink containing sodium or sugar at least 20 higher than the recommended limit intake in the most recent Recommended Energy and Nutrient Intake

Mang Inasal bags top awards in prestigious 2017 Franchising Excellence Awards

Aug 04, 2017 - 12:45 PM

The quick service restaurant favorite won the Outstanding Filipino Franchise and the Best Overall Marketing Campaign Award last July 20 at the SMX Convention Center

WATCH: The 5 best rendang in Jakarta

Jul 22, 2017 - 7:39 PM

Rappler tries of 5 most delicious rendang in town

IN PHOTOS: PH launches guidelines on managing moderate acute malnutrition

Jul 20, 2017 - 4:02 PM

The DOH and WFP showcase ready to use supplementary food as well as various measuring devices that would determine if a child is suffering from malnutrition

FIGHTING MALNUTRITION. A device that can be used to measure the height of infants to determine possible malnutrition. All photos by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

In Indonesia, snakes are snacks but also pets, performers and masseuses

Jul 18, 2017 - 3:21 PM

Snakes are cooked and served as meals incorporated in traditional dances and used for a unique massage experience

SNAKE MASSAGE. Pythons slither around a customer's body at a spa in Jakarta. Photo by AFP

4 hal yang bisa dilakukan untuk mengurangi sampah makanan

Jul 18, 2017 - 12:09 PM

Tahukah kamu jika setiap orang di Indonesia membuang makanan seberat 300 kilogram setiap tahun?

Population Commission hopes SC will soon lift implants TRO

Jul 15, 2017 - 10:42 AM

We now have a roadmap wherein the TRO will be lifted we hope within the year says Commission on Population Executive Director Juan Antonio Perez III

SC file photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

WATCH: The realities of malnutrition among children

Jul 13, 2017 - 5:00 PM

The issue of hunger and malnutrition is real but it can still be solved in this lifetime

Malampuson: Success stories made in Cebu

Jul 12, 2017 - 10:00 AM

Eric Smith Cattski Espina and Joe Soberano are trailblazers in their respective fields in Cebu These are their success stories

Global demand for food products to slow – FAO

Jul 10, 2017 - 9:09 PM

One of the main reasons given for the decline is a slowdown in growth in China where incomes over the outlook period are projected to flatline driving down spending on foodstuffs

What if our farmers give up on us?

Jul 09, 2017 - 3:15 PM

It is time to rethink how each of us can help Filipino farmers even in small ways

FARMERS. Let us rethink ways to help farmers in the Philippines

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: 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

Chef Myrna Segismundo on Filipino cuisine: Own it and be proud

Jul 02, 2017 - 9:34 AM

Segismundo: We have to stop describing our food in a foreign way Let it be Filipino

NATIONAL DISH. The adobo was a hit among culinary students in Hamburg who were inspired by Segismundo’s talk to incorporate Filipino flavors and ingredients in their cooking.

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

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Unexpected life lessons from ‘The Kris List’

Jun 28, 2017 - 12:09 PM

Turns out Kris Aquino has a lot to say on life food success and even road safety

Unlocking Metro Manila’s best kept hangout spots

Jun 27, 2017 - 7:53 PM

Know where you can enjoy the best booze and grub around the Metro

Tourist influx threatens food security in El Nido

Jun 24, 2017 - 7:00 AM

There are other factors that contribute to the inadequacy of the food supply Agricultural lands being converted into resorts is one of them

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NFA assures public: No fake rice in PH

Jun 23, 2017 - 12:01 PM

Tests conducted by the Food Development Center on alleged fake rice samples have yielded negative results

BEWARE. Filipino consumers are being urged to be more vigilant in buying rice following reports, though still unverified, that fake rice might have infiltrated the Philippine market.