Foodpanda is in trouble both here and elsewhere in Southeast Asia

With lockdown 2.0 happening across the region, we’re going to need an honest, efficient, reasonably priced way to get our food delivered to us. With recent developments, it seems like we’re going to have to add “non-problematic” to the list. Foodpanda, which began its food-delivery services in Southeast Asia before expanding to Europe, has rode ...

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Bill lowering the legal age for vaping takes one step closer to become a law

Bill lowering the legal age for vaping takes one step closer to become a law

Not that it’s stopped truly determined high schoolers before, but a bill that seeks to lower the legal age for buying vapes, e-cigarettes and other heated tobacco products...

Sen. Hontiveros calls for Senate probe into the working conditions of freelancers, delivery riders, Grab drivers

Sen. Hontiveros calls for Senate probe into the working conditions of freelancers, delivery riders, Grab drivers

To address the growing number of reports of unfair working conditions among among delivery riders, motorcycle taxi riders, Grab car drivers, and other freelancers  Sen. Risa...

Philippine Airlines owner Lucio Tan hospitalized for COVID-19

Philippine Airlines owner Lucio Tan hospitalized for COVID-19

Filipino-Chinese businessman Lucio Tan has been hospitalized for COVID-19, his daughter Vivienne Tan announced in a social media post yesterday. “My dad was admitted to the...

Metro Manila mayors shut gyms, spas, and internet cafes from today until Easter

Metro Manila mayors shut gyms, spas, and internet cafes from today until Easter

All gyms, spas, and internet cafes in Metro Manila will be ordered closed from today until Easter Sunday (April 4), Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque announced this morning....

Jan Catherine Sy, granddaughter of retail tycoon Henry Sy, dead at 29

Jan Catherine Sy, granddaughter of retail tycoon Henry Sy, dead at 29

Equestrian Jan Catherine Sy, the granddaughter of the late SM Supermalls founder Henry Sy Sr., died last night after a brief hospital stay. She was 29. She died at 6:35pm of...

Filipino businessman vows to ‘fight to the death’ Prince Harry, Meghan Markle over ‘Archewell’ deodorant

Filipino businessman vows to ‘fight to the death’ Prince Harry, Meghan Markle over ‘Archewell’ deodorant

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are reportedly going after a small-time Filipino businessman for using the word “Archewell” on one of his products, but the said...

Metro Manila mayors unwilling to reopen cinemas, fearful of COVID-19 surge

Metro Manila mayors unwilling to reopen cinemas, fearful of COVID-19 surge

Metro Manila mayors are not keen to reopen cinemas despite an order from the anti-pandemic task force, citing the possibility that it would lead to a surge of COVID-19 cases in...

Pinoy vloggers slammed for allegedly stealing from Japanese restaurant

Pinoy vloggers slammed for allegedly stealing from Japanese restaurant

An association of restaurants in the Philippines yesterday called out two vloggers for filming a TikTok video that allegedly showed them stealing condiments from a diner. RestoPH...

Philippine Airlines to retrench 2,300 workers as COVID decimates travel industry

Philippine Airlines to retrench 2,300 workers as COVID decimates travel industry

Philippine Airlines is planning to ax 2,300 workers from its roster as it continues to struggle amidst the challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. Gilbert Santa Maria, the...


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