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McDonald's Philippines sells ready-to-cook hotcake mix, syrup, coffee grounds

May 12, 2020 - 2:12 PM

You can get their hot fudge and caramel sundae toppings, too!

McDonald's profits fall on virus as consumer traffic shifts in upheaval

May 01, 2020 - 8:45 AM

Fast-food giant McDonald's records $1.1 billion in profits in the 1st quarter of 2020, a 17% drop as the coronavirus pandemic triggered lockdowns worldwide

MCDONALD'S. The logo of the fast-food giant at a branch in Belarus. Photo from Shutterstock

McDonald's introduces new Spicy Chicken Burger, Spicy Shake Shake Fries

Apr 29, 2020 - 11:02 AM

The fastfood chain is spicing things up with two new menu items, available for a limited time only!

McDonald’s select breakfast menu now available all day

Apr 22, 2020 - 7:25 PM

Three items from McDonald's breakfast menu can now be ordered any time of day – no more 10:30 am cut-off!

McDonald’s Philippines now sells ready-to-cook chicken nuggets, marinated chicken

Apr 15, 2020 - 10:52 AM

(UPDATED) Frozen packs of McDonald's chicken nuggets and marinated chicken cuts (original or spicy) are available starting Wednesday, April 15 until supplies last

McDonald’s is giving free meals through ‘McDo Kindness Kitchen’

Mar 27, 2020 - 12:09 PM

The Ronald McDonald House Charities has exceeded their original target of giving away 50,000 free meals for health workers, police, LGU volunteers, government agencies and local communities

McDonald's releases P500M to support its employees

Mar 20, 2020 - 6:05 PM

A part of the coronavirus response fund will also cover food for the frontliners

LOOK: McDo Shakes are available for a limited time only

Feb 24, 2020 - 7:05 PM

You can get them in chocolate or strawberry flavors, and in select branches only!

LOOK: McDonald’s Philippines brings back Fish and Fries on menu

Feb 17, 2020 - 5:10 PM

Ready to get hooked again on this fishy fave from McDonald's?

LOOK: McDonald's Philippines' Iced Coffee now comes in Chocolate

Feb 01, 2020 - 1:38 PM

Coffee and chocolate come together in the fast food chain's newest Iced Coffee Chocolate creation

McDonald's closes all branches in coronavirus-hit Chinese province

Jan 30, 2020 - 8:47 AM

McDonald's shuts down 'several hundreds' branches in Hubei, China after Starbucks' closes down half of its cafes in China

People walk past a McDonald's fast food restaurant in Beijing on January 9, 2017. - US fast-food giant McDonald’s will sell a controlling stake in its China and Hong Kong business for up to 2.08 billion USD to a consortium including state-owned Citic and the Carlyle Group, it was announced on January 9. (Photo by FRED DUFOUR / AFP)

Get big discounts through the new McDonald's app

Jan 20, 2020 - 7:44 PM

The new McDonald’s App gives customers exclusive and exciting deals that can be redeemed at the Front Counter, Take-Out Counter, or Drive-Thru in all McDonald’s stores nationwide

LOOK: McDonald’s Philippines serves silog bowls for breakfast

Jan 04, 2020 - 11:41 AM

You can choose from longganisa, sausage, or mushroom pepper steak, served with an egg and garlic fried rice

Peru McDonald's fined $250,000 after worker deaths

Dec 27, 2019 - 11:35 AM

Two employees, both aged 18, die while cleaning a faulty soda machine at a McDonald's branch in Pueblo Libre, Peru

FINED. A franchise owner of Mcdonald's in Peru is fined after two workers were electrocuted to death.

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!

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.

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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Jan 15, 2018 - 10:39 AM

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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?