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Macao Imperial Tea reopens select stores for takeout, delivery

Apr 03, 2020 - 6:24 PM

Milk tea cravings no more! Check here for which Macao Imperial Tea branches are reopening nationwide.

Dairy-free option: YiFang has Brown Sugar Pearl Soy Milk drink

Mar 12, 2020 - 5:25 PM

The Taiwanese beverage chain also lets you upgrade select tea lattes and brown sugar drinks to soy milk!

Will oat milk become the king of plant-based milks?

Mar 11, 2020 - 5:18 PM

Experiencing exponential growth in groceries and fast becoming a vegan favorite is oat milk, known for its nutritional and environmental benefits

Menu, prices: Bangkok’s Fire Tiger in Metro Manila

Mar 05, 2020 - 6:16 PM

Milk tea shop Fire Tiger by Seoulcial Club is now open at Bonifacio Global City

You can bring your own tumbler at these 15 milk tea shops

Feb 25, 2020 - 12:17 PM

Eco-friendly milk tea? Yes please!

Photo from Booky

LOOK: Dairy Queen has new Brown Sugar Milk Tea desserts

Feb 19, 2020 - 6:04 PM

(UPDATED) Who's up for a DQ Milk Tea Parfait, Popping Coffee Boba Blizzard, or Brown Sugar Oreo Blizzard?

LOOK: Macao Imperial Tea releases Ghirardelli Chocolate Milk Tea series

Feb 18, 2020 - 9:46 AM

Macao's latest Chocolate Series features 5 new milk tea drinks made with premium Ghirardelli chocolate

LIST: Where you can find soufflé pancakes around Metro Manila

Feb 16, 2020 - 11:00 AM

More and more restaurants are jumping on board the fluffy pancake train

LOOK: Serenitea offers 3 new choco milk tea drinks made with Auro Chocolate

Feb 13, 2020 - 11:41 AM

Serenitea's new ‘Cacao Lovers’ drink collection features Cacao Frost, Cacao Cookie Supreme, and Trio Chocolate, all made with Filipino cacao beans!

LOOK: Dakasi Philippines launches non-dairy Healthy Oats Milk Tea

Feb 06, 2020 - 6:33 PM

Now you can have your roasted milk tea dairy-free and with oats!

LOOK: Happy Lemon introduces new Pokemon drinks, tumblers

Feb 02, 2020 - 11:59 AM

Each Pokemon flavor – Oreo Slam, Jiggle Puff Cream, and Thunder Lemon – comes in a limited edition Pikachu tumbler!

Menu, prices: Tokyo Milk Cheese Factory café in Manila

Jan 31, 2020 - 4:00 PM

For Japanese fluffy pancakes, omurice, milk pies, and more, check out Tokyo Milk Cheese Factory's second branch in Estancia Mall!

P2.85B shows for ‘minimal improvement’ in dairy program

Jan 29, 2020 - 3:13 PM

Still, state auditors recommend that the program be continued to help meet the demand for locally-produced milk in the implementation of the National Feeding Program

LOOK: There’s a Milk Tea Festival happening at SM Megamall

Jan 21, 2020 - 8:02 PM

Coco, Gong Cha, Tiger Sugar, and more – find your favorite milk tea brands in one place until January 31!

Bangladesh halts breast milk scheme after Islamist backlash

Dec 30, 2019 - 7:13 PM

Religious leaders say that the plan to feed up to 500 orphans and infants of working mothers could lead to breaches of Sharia law

NEWBORN. This photograph taken on July 23, 2019, shows a mother helping to weigh her newborn baby who is suffering various physical problems including severe respiratory disease at a field hospital in a Rohingya refugee camp in Ukhia in southern Bangladesh. The country has one of the world's highest rates of child malnutrition and stunted growth. Photo by Munir Uz Zaman/AFP

LOOK: These 7 milk tea-flavored treats are for the milk tea-obsessed

Dec 22, 2019 - 1:00 PM

From wintermelon donuts, milk tea cheesecake, and milk tea bingsu – it's 2019, and we still can't get enough of milk tea!

LOOK: CoCo now serves iced coffee with pearls, salty cream

Dec 07, 2019 - 12:05 PM

Go loco over CoCo's 4 new iced coffee creations!

Don't donate infant formula milk to disaster victims – nutrition council

Nov 04, 2019 - 3:38 PM

This is to avoid diarrhea among evacuees. In cases when it's absolutely necessary to feed babies with formula milk, these must be prepared by health and nutrition workers.

BREAST MILK ONLY. The Department of Health and National Nutrition Council discourage donations of infant formula milk to disaster and crisis victims. Photo by AFP

Bubble X: Manila's newest experimental milk tea

Oct 24, 2019 - 5:11 PM

Bubble X is a delivery-only milk tea brand in the Philippines with a mission to master the art of milk tea concoction

Bubble X milk tea

LOOK: Bonchon and Happy Lemon bring you Milk Tea Bingsu

Oct 18, 2019 - 5:18 PM

Bingsu curious to try this? Now's your chance to try Bonchon's newest Milk Tea Bingsu, in collaboration with Happy Lemon!

Frolic in a milk tea pearl pit at Singapore's 'bubble tea' exhibit

Oct 17, 2019 - 11:38 AM

The 'one-stop happy place' for bubble tea lovers features a pool of 100,000 purple pearls, milk tea-scented walls, and tea-flavored snacks

LOOK: Bangkok’s Brown Cafè is in Manila for all your milk tea needs

Sep 21, 2019 - 5:03 PM

FYI, milk tea lovers: Bangkok's Brown Cafè is bringing their milk tea, fresh milk lattes, and special low-calorie, collagen-infused rainbow bubbles to Serendra

Smoky tea baked in clay: tandoori chai heats up Pakistan

Aug 03, 2019 - 10:50 PM

The old-fashioned cups are placed directly inside the tandoor, where they are baked at high temperatures. The tea, prepared separately, is then poured in to the cups, where it starts to boil on hitting the hot clay

In this picture taken on March 29, 2019, a Pakistani workers prepares tandoori tea at a stall of a market in Islamabad. It's a cuppa like no other. Every evening in Islamabad a crowd arrives at Sanaullah's street stall to taste his "tandoori chai" -- milk tea served in terracotta mugs, still hot from his traditional oven. The old-fashioned cups are placed directly inside the tandoor, where they are baked at high temperatures.  FAROOQ NAEEM / AFP

Haw Haw Milk Candy ice cream exists at The Lost Bread

Aug 02, 2019 - 4:35 PM

Wondering haw this tastes? Head over to The Lost Bread and try a scoop!

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

May 17, 2019 - 1:33 PM

The drink comes in two flavors

First impressions, photos, prices: Tiger Sugar in Manila

Dec 20, 2018 - 6:51 PM

The Instagram-famous milk tea store is opening in BGC

BOBA CRAZE. Tiger Sugar opens in Manila on December 21. Photo by Rappler

Saab Magalona donates breast milk to the Human Milk Bank

Mar 24, 2018 - 12:03 PM

Saab and husband Jim lost one of their twins in February

SAAB MAGALONA. The Cheats vocalist donates her breast milk. Screenshot from

Express your feelings in time for Valentine's Day

Feb 09, 2018 - 12:55 PM

Grab the opportunity to tell your loved ones how you really feel!

How to leave your torpe moments behind and sweeten someone’s day

Feb 01, 2018 - 4:45 PM

You don’t need to wait for Valentine’s Day to start spreading the love!

Say it with words

Jan 28, 2018 - 12:00 AM

Do you struggle to express your feelings?

Major recall of Lactalis baby milk over salmonella fears

Dec 10, 2017 - 8:44 PM

(UPDATED) The recall will affect consumers in countries including China, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Britain, and Sudan

Feels like love: A story about dairy

Sep 08, 2017 - 8:30 PM

Myrene Academia tries her hand at making two of her favorite things: cheese and butter

Quezon City breast milk bank saves 165 infants

Sep 03, 2017 - 5:10 PM

The city government of Quezon City helps 165 premature and undernourished infants through its Quezon City Human Milk Bank QCHMB

FOR DELIVERY. The Quezon City government now uses motorcycles to pick up and deliver breastmilk to the Quezon City Human Milk Bank (QCHMB)

Bicol centenarian's secret to longevity: Coconut milk, prayers

Jun 24, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Lola Ayoy of Juban Sorsogon is still not taking any maintenance medicine at age 100

NEW BICOL CENTENARIAN. Corazon 'Ayoy' de los Reyes-Barcia celebrates her birthday with her family. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

INFOGRAPHIC: What makes whole milk different from other kinds of milk?

Nov 07, 2016 - 11:12 AM

What are the key benefits of choosing whole milk? Find out here

3 important questions to ask about your milk

Oct 13, 2016 - 7:57 PM

Take a closer look at the ingredients of your milk drink and be surprised by these findings

EU grants new aid to struggling milk farmers

Jul 18, 2016 - 11:55 PM

The European Union sets aside an additional 500 million euros 553 million for the farmers with those in Germany France and Britain among the top receivers

Dairy farmers stage a demonstration in front of the European Parliament to protest against the end of European milk quotas, in Brussels on March 31, 2015. The European Union is to abolish its three-decade-old milk quota system starting April, 1, 2015. AFP PHOTO / EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFP PHOTO / EMMANUEL DUNAND

What is the role of fathers in breastfeeding?

Jun 18, 2016 - 6:30 PM

Every day of my wife s pregnancy seems to be a class semester and the final project is Jamir our baby

China arrests 6 over fake infant formula

Apr 05, 2016 - 8:45 PM

State media reports say more than 17 000 cans of the counterfeit product were sold

Britain's remaining milkmen keeping tradition afloat

Mar 31, 2016 - 10:00 PM

Just 2 8 of milk in Britain are delivered to the door but the milkmen who keep the cherished tradition alive say they are here to stay

Neil Garner, a milkman for the Milk&More delivery company, works on his daily round in the Watford area, north of London, on March 23, 2016. Once a daily sight on every British street, a dwindling but resilient band of milkmen still go out at the crack of dawn to deliver bottles of fresh milk to the nation's doorsteps. Garner, a milkman for over 21 years, was last year crowned as Milkman of The Year. But by selling more than milk and embracing the Internet, the few thousand remaining milkmen, including Neil Garner, have breathed new life into the cherished tradition. / AFP / LEON NEAL

Mining to dining: Australia becomes China's land of milk and honey

Feb 28, 2016 - 5:00 PM

Australian companies are reaping bigger profits as more and more Chinese consumers buy their products

TO GO WITH AFP STORY 'AUSTRALIA-CHINA-ECONOMY-HEALTH-LIFESTYLE' FOCUS BY GLENDA KWEK This picture taken on February 16, 2016 shows customers browsing products at "Mr Vitamins", a chain of supplement outlets in Sydney. Asian consumers determined to improve their lifestyle are boosting the fortunes of Australian producers of premium baby milk formula, vitamins and honey, as the region's burgeoning middle class jumps on the health food bandwagon. AFP PHOTO /SAEED KHAN / AFP / SAEED KHAN

INFOGRAPHIC: What's in a glass of milk?

Dec 23, 2015 - 3:45 PM

Take a look and learn about the benefits of drinking milk and why it’s good to serve pre school children a tall glass everyday

INFOGRAPHIC: Holiday health tips for your 30s and beyond

Dec 23, 2015 - 12:11 PM

Whether you’re in your 30s 40s or 50s staying healthy during the holidays helps to spread the cheer

Jodi Sta Maria: Lessons from a woman on the move

Nov 28, 2015 - 10:00 AM

She shares tips on keeping up with a mobile lifestyle

What does it take to build a strong foundation for your child?

Nov 27, 2015 - 1:45 PM

Join us for a Twitter conversation on raising healthy children on November 29 Sunday 11 am

Tools for the breastfeeding pro

Nov 17, 2015 - 7:56 PM

You’re a breastfeeding noob now but you’ll soon be a pro Here are some helpful tools

What they don't tell you about breastfeeding

Oct 26, 2015 - 10:16 AM

It’s not as easy as it looks so here are some things that mothers need to know

Mommy Milkshare: A milk drive for moms who care

Sep 04, 2015 - 1:39 PM

All milk collected will go to the Fabella Milk Bank

Manila urged to stop street sale of poisonous substances

Jun 27, 2015 - 2:03 PM

Chlorine and oxalic acid in granular form are repacked without proper labeling and sold by street vendors in Ilaya Sta Elena and Tabora for at least P20

'POLICE STREET VENDORS.' Street vendors in Manila use bicycle with side car as rolling stores. File photo by Mark Z. Saludes

A family that moves together, stays together

Jun 11, 2015 - 6:48 PM

These days parents are finding ways to make exercise an entire family affair