Jollibee opens its biggest branch in Europe – Manila Bulletin

Jollibee Foods Corporation has opened the first Jollibee store in Spain right at the heart of Madrid at Puerta del Sol, Calle Arenal—one of its biggest openings in Europe. In a statement, Jollibee said its debut in Spain comes as the brand continues to expand its current network of more than 1,400 restaurants worldwide, including cities such as New York, Rome, London, Los Angeles, Dubai, Singapore, and Hong Kong. Inaugurating Jollibee’s first store in Spain was Philippine Ambassador to Spain Philippe J. Lhuillier (middle-left), together with Jollibee Europe Business Head…

Five Eyes for a Saner World needs the Sixth Element

Partha Chakraborty- Partha Chakraborty Partha Chakraborty is an Indian-born immigrant; a naturalized US Citizen since 2018. Educated in India and at Cornell University, Partha is currently an entrepreneur in water technologies, Blockchain, and wealth management in the US and in India. The views expressed are his own. “This is a wonderful school in my home state. If you come, I will introduce you. Hope you can do it.” – was scribbled at the bottom of an invite. The invite went from Westminster College in a tiny midwestern town of Fulton,…

Angel Locsin shares encouraging words for people struggling to lose weight – Manila Bulletin

Angel Locsin Actress Angel Locsin has surprised fans with a recent post featuring her body transformation. But after it trended, she immediately shared some inspiring messages. “Hello everyone! About my recent post that became viral, first, I want to say that knowing how to pose the right way can help you look slimmer. I think everyone who posts ootd’s or watched Top model knows this,” the Kapamilya star started. She advised people struggling to lose that extra weight not to feel the pressure. “I tell you that I understand that…

Patrick Buchanan: Are the US and China Stumbling Toward an ‘Islands War’? | Winchester Star

In a diplomatic coup, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced a deal last week with the U.K. and U.S. to have those Anglo-American allies help build a nuclear-powered submarine fleet for Australia. A $66 billion French deal to provide Canberra with diesel electric-powered submarines, among the largest defense contracts Paris had ever negotiated, was blown off. “A stab in the back!” said Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, who had been kept in the dark on the secret talks. “There has been duplicity, contempt and lies.” Le Drian compared President Joe Biden…

Sen. Bong Revilla Jr. revives ‘Kap’s Agimat Giveaways’ on his birthday – Manila Bulletin

Sen. Bong Revilla Jr. revives ‘Kap’s Agimat Giveaways’ on his birthday Sen. Ramon ‘Bong’ Revilla Jr. Sen. Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. turns a year older on Sept. 25 as he celebrates his birth anniversary by reaching out to the needy. Instead of throwing a bash for family and friends, Bong will distribute relief goods and prizes on his birthday. Once again, the senator will revive on Facebook Live “Kap’s Agimat Birthday Giveaways” on his birthday, Saturday, Sept. 25. The celebration will extend to Sunday, Sept. 26. As in the previous…

Australia’s balancing act between our biggest trading partner and our most important ally

Powered By Australia is one of the largest importers of US arms – of both commercial and government origin – in the world. But of more significance than any weapons purchase that ties the two countries together is a sophisticated technological relationship that is proving increasingly important strategically, especially as China becomes more assertive in the Indo-Pacific region. “Australia and the US need to work together to limit China’s use of power and reduce the risk of conflict,” says Michael Shoebridge, the Australian Strategic Policy Institute’s director of defence, strategy…

Daniel Craig bids emotional farewell to James Bond role – Manila Bulletin

His video thanking the staff and fellow cast of the film goes viral For an actor, parting with a character is always a bittersweet moment. That case can be seen on a video presenting actor Daniel Craig bidding farewell to the cast and crew behind the upcoming James Bond film, “No Time To Die.” Daniel Craig as James Bond (Photo from 007.com) Wearing the 007 classic tuxedo uniform, the actor got a little emotional as he expresses his gratitude to the people he has worked with while portraying the iconic…

‘Cabbage tactic’ to seize waters

India should be wary of China using the ‘cabbage tactic’ in the Indian Ocean region the same way it tries to grab islands in the South China Sea This week will witness Prime Minister Narendra Modi meeting in person with the leaders of Australia and Japan, apart from the US, a move that holds significant importance and may perhaps change India’s foreign policy contours. The meeting comes in the backdrop of Australia’s alliance with the UK and the US – AUKUS — which aims to provide nuclear submarines to Canberra. …

Makati City ramps up COVID-19 vaccination drive – Manila Bulletin

News / Metro / Pabakuna. Pa-back to normal: Makati City ramps up COVID-19 vaccination drive Pabakuna. Pa-back to normal: Makati City ramps up COVID-19 vaccination drive As the country continues to grapple with COVID-19 and its more contagious Delta variant, the Makati City local government continues to ramp up its efforts in protecting the residents against the dreaded virus. (Photo from Makati PIO) According to the local government unit (LGU), the city has already deployed 587,532 vaccines as of Sept. 16. A total of 331,650 residents received their first dose…