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7-Eleven introduces new ube cheese pandesal in stores

Jun 06, 2020 - 11:47 AM

7-Eleven's new Ube Cheese Stuffed Pandesal and Cream Cheese Stuffed Pandesal are available in select stores nationwide

The science behind the purple ube jam turning white

Sep 27, 2019 - 5:11 PM

Data linking climate change specifically to ube production are scarce. But the indicators of the impact can be seen in some reports, such as the change in rainfall pattern as well as the mean temperature of the area.

NEW COLOR, SAME TASTE. The iconic ube jam adjusts a bit since supply for purple ube is low. Photo from the Good Shepherd Facebook

The tale of the disappearing ube jam

Sep 24, 2019 - 11:40 PM

The favorite pasalubong from Baguio brings home the argument about climate change

Good Shepherd's iconic ube jam is turning white – and the climate emergency is to blame

Sep 23, 2019 - 4:19 PM

Supply for the purple ube is running low, forcing Good Shepherd to use the next best thing – white ube

NEW COLOR, SAME TASTE. The iconic ube jam adjusts a bit since supply for purple ube is low. Photo from the Good Shepherd Facebook

China leads the way as world's billionaires get richer

Oct 26, 2018 - 5:30 PM

(UPDATED) China minted two new billionaires a week in 2017, says Swiss banking giant UBS and auditors PwC

CHINA'S INTERNET POWERHOUSE. Jack Ma, Robin Li and Pony Ma. Photos from Wikipedia

UBS sees slower growth, weaker peso for 2017, 2018

Dec 28, 2016 - 8:14 PM

The global financial giant forecasts economic growth to slow to 5 6 next year and 6 0 in 2018 with the peso hitting 51 to the dollar next year and falling further to 55 in 2018

NY Filipino restaurant serves $100 golden doughnut

Jan 06, 2016 - 7:29 PM

Manila Social Club s Executive Chef Björn dela Cruz is serving up the Golden Cristal Ube Donut

HUNDRED DOLLAR DOUGHNUT. New York Restaurant Manila Social Club is serving up the 'Golden Cristal Ube Donut' at $100 a piece. Screengrab from Instagram/manilasocialclub

V-League: University of Batangas dispatches PUP in 4 sets

Aug 09, 2015 - 6:34 PM

Krisa Madalogdog scores 18 points and the Lady Brahmans capitalize on PUP s 40 errors to win on Sunday

'Invest in PH now' - Gov't, business make pitch to US investors

Jun 29, 2015 - 12:27 AM

The conference is part of a high level 3 city trade mission aimed at encouraging US investment in the country

US, Britain fine 6 top banks nearly $6B for forex, Libor abuses

May 20, 2015 - 4:58 PM

UPDATED US UK regulators say forex traders from the banks had met in online chatroom groups to set rates that cheated customers while adding to their own profits

FOREX RATES. Pedestrians are reflected on a window of a bank as it displays the foreign exchange rates in New York on February 5, 2015. Jewel Samad/AFP

University of Baguio building burns; 2 injured

Aug 18, 2013 - 6:41 PM

This is the 2nd time the UB Prep High school burned down

Filmmaker Paolo Bitanga weaves his own folktales

Feb 07, 2013 - 6:09 PM

Filipino American filmmaker Paolo Bitanga weaves a folktale about ube

THE AMAZING UBE. Filipino-American filmmaker Paolo Bitanga creates a folktale about ube. Photo from his Facebook page

UBS fined $47.6-M over UK's biggest fraud

Nov 26, 2012 - 9:07 PM

Swiss banking giant UBS was hit twice over on Monday November 26 for allowing a rogue trader to commit massive fraud with British regulators imposing a nearly 50 million fine and Switzerland banning its investment bank from staging takeovers

GUILTY. Former UBS banker Kweku Adoboli was found guilty of two counts of fraud after being accused of losing $2.3 billion (1.78 billion euros) through fraudulent deals at the bank's London offices. Photo by AFP

UBS trader who lost $2.3-B jailed for 7 yrs

Nov 21, 2012 - 9:24 AM

The Ghanaian born banker is found guilty of two counts of fraud by a jury at Southwark Crown Court but cleared of 4 charges of false accounting

UBS to cut nearly 10,000 jobs by 2015, posts heavy loss

Oct 30, 2012 - 6:24 PM

The Swiss banking giant announces nearly 10 000 job cuts worldwide saying that the costs of restructuring its hard hit investment bank pushed it deep into loss in the third quarter

UBS could shed 10,000 jobs: report

Oct 13, 2012 - 7:01 PM

Swiss banking giant UBS could shed 10K jobs in the future says a report

UBS 'rogue trader' set for trial in London

Sep 10, 2012 - 9:50 AM

A trader accused of losing 2 3 B in a fraud at UBS goes on trial in London

UBS upgrades Philippine 2012 growth forecast to 5.8%

Sep 03, 2012 - 5:59 PM

After the Philippines posted a better than projected second quarter growth the Union Bank of Switzerland UBS revised its full year growth forecast for the country to 5 8 from 4 5