Supplement Team/The Jakarta post/Jakarta You have probably heard the news already: Indonesian ride-hailing and life services app Grab has just launched yet another new feature called GrabKitchen, staying true to its ambition of becoming a super app in Southeast Asia. In a nutshell, the GrabKitchen application stores data about various food merchants across Indonesia in Grab’s cloud computing system, making it easier for food lovers to access and buy whatever food they want, wherever they happen to be in the country at any given time. That is the goal that the new feature seeks to provide users. There are some exciting details about GrabKitchen, however, that you probably have not heard yet. These details can be good news for food aficionados and entrepreneurs alike: 1. GrabKitchen will make it easier for you to enjoy your much loved traditional Indonesian cuisine. As many Indonesians who have lived abroad can attest, the thing they miss the most about Indonesia when they are far … [Read more...] about What you should know about brand new GrabKitchen
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What’s written in the Order of the Star? Businessman Robert Coyiuto Jr., chairman and CEO of Prudential Guarantee & Assurance, three-time president of the Philippine Stock Exchange and owner of PGA Cars, distributor of luxury car brands such as Lamborghini, was recently awarded the title Ufficiale dell’Ordine della Stella di Italia (Order of the Star of Italy) by Italian President Sergio Mattarella. Coyiuto was knighted on the President’s behalf by Ambassador Giorgio Guglielmino. This distinction is presented to Italians abroad or foreigners who have acquired special merit in the promotion of ties with Italy. According to a statement from the Embassy of Italy in Manila, the award was given to Coyiuto “for his outstanding contribution in building relationships between Italy and the Philippines.” (From left) Robert Coyiuto III, Kathy Coyiuto, Rosie Coyiuto and Robert Coyiuto Jr. with Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin … [Read more...] about What’s written in the Order of the Star?
KUALA LUMPUR: Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) president Anwar Ibrahim has dismissed speculation that his deputy Azmin Ali is planning to quit the party."I did not hear anything about this," said Anwar. "I only heard about it from the media, but as said before, it’s not true."Pressed further on the matter, the prime minister-in-waiting reiterated that he and Azmin are still working as a team. "We already said no (argument). Why do you want me to argue with him every day?” he was quoted as saying by the Star. Rumours of Azmin leaving PKR emerged after a news portal reported that he was planning to join Gerakan, a party which quit the Barisan Nasional after the last general election. There have been reports of tensions between Anwar and Azmin, after the release of sex videos which purportedly show the latter with another man.Azmin, who is Malaysia's Economic Affairs Minister, has vehemently denied the allegation, calling it a … [Read more...] about Malaysia’s Anwar dismisses rumours about Azmin leaving PKR
HONG KONG: The storming of Hong Kong's legislature by masked demonstrators generated extraordinary scenes, even in a city with a history of raucous protest.The territory's leader, Carrie Lam, condemned those involved for what she said was their "extreme use of violence".But demonstrators insist they were standing up for their rights in the former British colony against the increasing encroachment of Chinese mainland rule.Here's what some global players said:TRUMP: ALL ABOUT DEMOCRACYUS President Donald Trump said the protesters wanted self-governance for the semi-autonomous city."Well, they're looking for democracy and I think most people want democracy. Unfortunately, some governments don't want democracy," Trump told reporters in an apparent dig at Beijing."That's what it's all about. It's all about democracy. There's nothing better."UK: UNWAVERING SUPPORTJeremy Hunt, the present day foreign minister of Hong Kong's former ruler, Britain, warned protesters against the use of excessive … [Read more...] about What the world said about the Hong Kong protests
First, let’s find out how the newly-crowned 2019 Binibinis describe themselves in…what else?...three words. • Miss Universe-Philippines Gazini Ganados (Talisay City, Cebu), 23: Bubbly, fierce, fearless. • Bb. Pilipinas-International Bea Patricia Magtanong (Bataan), 24: Emphatic, driven, intelligent. • Bb. Pilipinas-Grand International Samantha Ashley Lo (Cebu City), 26: Focused, fighter, proud. • Bb. Pilipinas-Globe Leren Mae Bautista (Laguna), 26: Lagunense, empowered, determined. • Bb. Pilipinas-Supranational Resham Saeed (Maguindanao), 25: Muslim, empowered, compassionate. • Bb. Pilipinas-Intercontinental Emma Mary Tiglao (Pampanga), 24: Amazing, unique, fighter. This is the Q&A off-stage and you, dear readers, be the judge. Gazini It’s Father’s Day. Describe your dad and your fondest memory with him. • Gazini (half-Filipino/half Palestinian): I hardly know my father. Father’s Day is not only for fathers … [Read more...] about What the Binibinis remember most about their dads