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New ‘Bahay Bulilit’ daycare center in Cebu opens to serve low income families

Nov 27, 2019 - 6:25 PM

The Ronald McDonald House Charities opens a new daycare center in Lapu-Lapu City. While children are learning to read downstairs, parents can learn job skills on the second floor.

BULILIT. Ronald McDonald House Foundation opens its 'Bahay Bulilit' in Lapu-Lapu City. Photo by Ryan Macasero/Rappler

McDonald's to host free polio vaccination hubs in NCR, Mindanao

Nov 21, 2019 - 8:40 PM

The Department of Health partners with McDonald's Philippines for the next rounds of the nationwide polio vaccination program

WATCH: 'McDeliverBack' is a tribute to the unsung heroes of delivery service

Nov 15, 2019 - 12:06 PM

From water delivery services to couriers and food aggregators— McDonald’s acknowledged the hard work of all kinds of delivery riders

Old McDonald's: Australians show off burger bought in 1995

Nov 08, 2019 - 3:32 PM

A McDonald's burger allegedly bought in 1995 in Adelaide, Australia has been kept in a shed for years and has 'never decomposed'

McDonald's CEO forced out over 'consensual relationship' with employee

Nov 04, 2019 - 7:30 AM

(UPDATED) Steve Easterbrook is replaced by Chris Kempczinski, the president of McDonald's USA. Joe Erlinger, president of international operated markets, will take over as head of McDonald's USA.

STEVE EASTERBROOK. Steve Easterbrook, chief executive officer of McDonald's, attends the annual Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference, July 10, 2019 in Sun Valley, Idaho. File photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images/AFP

LOOK: McDonald’s PH now offers sundae with pearls, coffee McFlurry

Oct 26, 2019 - 6:03 PM

Whether you're addicted to coffee or hooked on milk tea, McDonald's has got something new for your sweet tooth!

McDonald's to test veggie burger in Canada

Sep 27, 2019 - 10:18 AM

McDonald's will be testing the 'PLT', their new plant-based burger that stands for 'plant, lettuce, tomato', around Ontario

McDonald's celebrates Global Delivery Day with special 'moon' coupons

Sep 20, 2019 - 11:53 AM

The McDelivery Moon Coupons will only be available on September 20, 24, and 29 from 9-11 pm

PSA: McDonald’s Twister Fries are back, and we're ready

Aug 29, 2019 - 11:52 AM

Other limited edition items like the Ebi Burger and Teriyaki Samurai Burger are back, too – plus a new Fuji Apple McFreeze

4 Chicago police fired for alleged police shooting coverup

Jul 19, 2019 - 5:55 PM

Laquan McDonald's 2014 murder lays bare a deep distrust of government institutions among African Americans

JASON VAN DYKE. Former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke (C) and his attorney Daniel Herbert (R) listen to proceedings during Van Dyke's sentencing hearing at the Leighton Criminal Court Building on January 18, 2019 in Chicago. Photo by Antonio Perez/AFP

Milk tea never dies: McDonald's introduces new Milk Tea McFloat

May 17, 2019 - 1:33 PM

The drink comes in two flavors

Daniel Cabrera, boy in viral FB post, graduates from Cebu grade school

May 16, 2019 - 5:57 PM

Daniel's life has changed since a photo of him studying outside a McDonald's branch to take advantage of electricity spread on social media

Rudy Francisco, the lolo from that iconic McDonald's commercial, dies at 96

May 09, 2019 - 12:43 PM

Karen's forgetful Lolo in McDonald's iconic commercial passed away on Wednesday, May 8

McDonald's Philippines serves up new Japanese-inspired menu items

Feb 27, 2019 - 4:41 PM

Konichi-wow! Which one will you be trying?

McDonald's Philippines hiring nearly 20,000 new employees in 2019

Feb 11, 2019 - 8:51 PM

PRESS RELEASE: McDonald's invites job-seekers to be part of the company as it eyes continuous growth this year

McDonald's loses Big Mac EU trademark battle

Jan 16, 2019 - 10:58 AM

Ireland's Supermac accuses McDonald's of 'trademark bullying, registering brand names which are simply stored away in a war chest to use against future competitors'

This photo shows Big Macs from McDonalds, some of the fast food the US president purchased for a ceremony honoring the 2018 College Football Playoff National Champion Clemson Tigers in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, DC, January 14, 2019. - US President Donald Trump says the White House chefs are furloughed due to the partial government shutdown. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP)

McDonald's unveils plan for cutting antibiotics in beef

Dec 12, 2018 - 6:45 PM

McDonald's announces its plan for a phased reduction of antibiotics in beef, expanding a health-oriented reform to a new meat source other than chicken.

LESS ANTIBIOTIC. A McDonald's branch in Minsk, Belarus. Shutterstock.com

McDonald’s sheds light on OFWs and their long-awaited holiday reunions

Dec 12, 2018 - 2:58 PM

McDonald's latest video, entitled "Bros," is about the importance of family and how no time or distance can ever break its strong bonds

You'll have more to love at McDonald's new NXTGEN stores

Oct 11, 2018 - 5:19 PM

This includes self-ordering kiosks, split counters and an overall elevated dining experience

McDonald's self-ordering kiosks now in PH

Oct 11, 2018 - 11:22 AM

You may now order at McDonald's with a bit less personal interaction, if that's your thing

SELF-ORDERING KIOSKS. Photo from McDonald's


LIST: Where to get a fresh cup of coffee for under P100 in Metro Manila

Oct 04, 2018 - 5:30 AM

Which affordable coffee find do you have a latte love for?

There’s much reason to celebrate this September for McDonald’s Philippines

Sep 26, 2018 - 5:27 PM

For the famous food brand, celebrations are best shared with their employees and customers

McDonald’s Philippines Launches “Go Hire Day”

Aug 27, 2018 - 4:44 PM

Food service giant harnesses the opportunity to boost local employment brought by continuous growth and expansion

WATCH: Maine Mendoza and Alden Richards are back in new TV commercial

Aug 02, 2018 - 7:36 PM

Get ready for some kilig moments

WATCH: What was it like to work a fast food counter in the ‘80s?

Jul 21, 2018 - 7:30 AM

Three former McDonald's employees tell us why they took the jobs – and why they chose to stay long after

Broadway stars to rally against migrant family separations

Jun 26, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Tina Fey, Idina Menzel, and Audra McDonald are some of the artists scheduled to perform

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.

WATCH: McDonald's celebrates new beginnings in Marawi and Albay for National Breakfast Day

Mar 19, 2018 - 2:08 PM

Evacuation centers in Marawi and Albay greeted their mornings with free Longgadesal breakfast sandwiches from the famous chain

WATCH: National Breakfast Day 2018

Mar 19, 2018 - 5:35 AM

Catch our livestream from McDonald's Sta. Clara, Bulacan branch on March 19, 7am - 8am

McDonald’s treats everyone to breakfast on March 19

Mar 12, 2018 - 9:28 PM

The fast food chain carries on its National Breakfast Day tradition

LONGGADESAL. This year's free breakfast is a longganisa patty sandwiched in between pandesal buns. Photo courtesy of McDonald's

WATCH: This Sharon Cuneta and Gabby Concepcion reunion will make you kilig!

Feb 09, 2018 - 11:04 AM

The ex-couple and loveteam of the '80s star in a commercial for McDonalds

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Prices of McDonald's drinks could go up due to tax reform

Jan 15, 2018 - 12:50 AM

The exclusive franchise holder of McDonald's in the Philippines says it is thinking of ways to balance the impact of the newly-enacted tax on sugar-sweetened beverages

HIKE IN SODA? Golden Arches Development Corporation is thinking of ways to balance the impact of the newly-enacted tax on sugar-sweetened beverages on its business and its customers. Photo from McDonald's Philippines website

McDonald's Philippines goes cashless with PayMaya

Jan 12, 2018 - 5:16 PM

The digital services arm of PLDT has upped the cashless payments battle with the launch of its partnership with McDonald's Philippines

CASHLESS PAYMENT. McDonald's Philippines is rolling out Mastercard and Visa card payments in select branches nationwide, through PayMaya Philippines. In the photo are (L-R) PayMaya Head of Acquiring Business Mar Lazaro; PayMaya Head of Issuing Business Raymund Villanueva; McDonald's Philippines Founder and Chairman George T. Yang; McDonald's Philippine President and CEO Kenneth S. Yang; Kevin Yang; PLDT, Smart, Voyager, and PayMaya Chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan; Voyager and PayMaya President and CEO Orlando B. Vea; and PayMaya Philippines COO and Managing Director Paolo Azzola. Photo from PayMaya Philippines

What’s a classic Pinoy Christmas reunion like?

Dec 19, 2017 - 1:12 PM

Does yours involve karaoke and a lot of food?

Communist Hanoi gets its first McDonald's

Dec 02, 2017 - 6:50 PM

The global fast food chain receives a similarly warm welcome in Hanoi, as hungry diners crammed into the two-story eatery for a first taste of the Golden Arches

FIRST IN HANOI. Performers beat drums during the opening ceremony of the first McDonald's fast food chain restaurant in the capital Hanoi on December 2, 2017. Photo by HOANG DINH NAM / AFP

McDonald’s Stripes Run: A race to promote reading

Nov 10, 2017 - 10:31 PM

By joining the run, you and your family can support literacy initiatives for Filipino school children – and you can get those iconic striped socks, too

A RUN FOR ALL. Ronald McDonald poses with Coach Rio (right). The whole family can join in on the fun!

McDo’s ‘giant pin’ was perfect for hungry customers during Undas

Nov 04, 2017 - 8:51 AM

In case you missed it, McDonald’s dropped a 15-foot McDelivery Pin during Undas to meet serious McDo cravings

WATCH: Tony Labrusca tells us about his celebrity crush and more

Oct 30, 2017 - 4:54 PM

It's time to get to know the young actor

Sneak peek: McDonalds' cute 'Adventure Time' Happy Meals

Sep 23, 2017 - 9:57 PM

Check out the cute, colorful toys that you can get with your next McDonalds meal

Adventure Time on Mcdonald's Happy Meal

WATCH: Couples share sweet moments in new McDonald's commercial

Aug 04, 2017 - 7:16 AM

From nugget bouquets to surprise proposals 4 couples talk about some of their most romantic experiences

How do dads show their love?

Jun 16, 2017 - 9:39 AM

McDonald’s celebrates the patience of dads everywhere in time for Father’s Day

WATCH: Unboxing all 10 of McDonalds' 2017 Minions Happy Meals

May 30, 2017 - 6:07 PM

The cute little yellow creatures are back

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.

Hackers steal data of 95,000 job seekers at McDonald's Canada

Apr 03, 2017 - 6:46 PM

After the breach the fast food chain asks job seekers to apply in person

MCHACKED. The fast food chain got a taste of a data breach

Moving on, getting over, and a sneak peek of a rising star

Mar 31, 2017 - 2:42 PM

In McDonald’s latest video Filipinos relate to reliving the pain of getting over a breakup with the help of up and coming artist Tony Labrusca

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

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McDonald's apologizes for hacked tweet slamming Trump

Mar 17, 2017 - 9:37 AM

Based on our investigation we have determined that our Twitter account was hacked by an external source says a McDonald s spokesperson