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Chili’s Grill & Bar Vietnam launches in Ho Chi Minh City

US chain Chili’s Grill & Bar has opened its first restaurant in Vietnam in partnership with local food-franchise operator Golden Gate Restaurant Group.

PTT Philippines to open more Cafe Amazon outlets

Gas stations operator PTT plans to open up to 20 new Cafe Amazon outlets across the Philippines next year, as part of the company’s non-oil expansion plans.

Burger King Taiwan gives away 10,000 burgers to McDonald’s, KFC customers

Burger King Taiwan is holding a marketing campaign offering 10,000 free burgers to customers of rivals McDonald’s and KFC.

SM Markets launches 24-seven shopping in 29 stores

Selected SM Markets stores are to open 24 hours a day to take advantage of the holiday buying surge.

New dining experiences at Hong Kong International Airport

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) has become a “foodie destination” after welcoming seven new restaurants and outlets together with a revamped East Hall Food Court.

Cafe chain Gloria Jean’s heading to India

Australian retail coffeehouse chain Gloria Jean’s is set to launch in India with its first outlet in Bengaluru.

Alain Ducasse opens first restaurant in Thailand, at IconSiam

Celebrity chef Alain Ducasse has launched his first restaurant in Bangkok, named “Blue”.

Panda Express will open its first Philippines restaurant next week

US-based Asian dining concept Panda Express will open its first Philippines restaurant on December 12.

Shake Shack to double down in Singapore, Philippines

Fast-food chain Shake Shack has announced new outlets in Singapore and Manila after enjoying early success with its debut stores in the two Southeast Asian cities.

AirAsia restaurant concept brings its inflight menu down to earth

A new AirAsia restaurant opened in a Kuala Lumpur shopping mall is serving inflight meals on the ground.

The world’s first Coke cafe in a cinema opens in Malaysia

The first Coke cafe in a cinema complex has opened at the new Toppen Shopping Centre in Tebrau, southern Malaysia.

IoT-enabled smart barista coffee machines set for Southeast Asian rollout

Noble Vici Group is planning to deploy smart IoT-enabled self-service barista coffee machines throughout Southeast Asia.