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McDonald’s makes hay while the sun shines, selling its TST premises for HK$1 billion as trade war crimps retail property prices

The US fast food giant McDonald’s is seeking to sell a prime street level shop in Hong Kong worth HK$1 billion (US$127.4 million), 15 times the HK$66 million it paid 30 years ago, but property agents say that very few investors will be willing to make such a huge investment in the current economic environment.McDonald’s is seeking tenders for a 4,260-square foot shop (396 square metres) at Star House on Salisbury Road in Tsim Sha Tsui, currently occupied by the health and beauty chain Watsons,… Source link

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McDonald’s investigating case of plastic found in beef burger bought from Jurong Bowl outlet, Singapore News

Fast-food chain McDonald’s is investigating a case where plastic was found in a beef burger bought at its Jurong Bowl outlet. Stomp contributor Christopher alerted Stomp to the incident and said that he had ordered a Classic Angus Cheese burger from the outlet at Yuan Ching Road on Apr 8 at about 6.25pm. He paid $12.65 for his meal. “When I received my burger and started eating it, I noticed plastic inside the burger,” he said. “I informed the outlet’s staff who gave me a refund and provided me with…

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YouTubers challenge themselves to order McDonalds in Mandarin – get flamed instead, Singapore News

YouTubers and their challenges — inane to some, but entertaining to others. In pursuit of interesting content for their channel, one young Singaporean couple decided to challenge themselves by speaking only Mandarin throughout the span of one day.  However, a short clip of them ordering McDonald’s through the phone has drawn flak from many online.  A Facebook video posted on April 7 by content creators Amos and Mingshuang went viral after netizens flamed them for wasting the time of service staff in McDonald’s. The video has since received 133,000 views and more than…

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McDonald’s rolls out yuan yang-inspired coffee milk tea ice cream: brings back fish & fries, Singapore News

Can’t decide whether you like coffee or tea? Why not have both in the form of yuan yang? And if you love ice cream, you’d be pleased to know that McDonald’s will be launching yuan yang ice cream. But they’re calling it Coffee Milk Tea ice cream. They’ll have it five variations. Coffee Milk Tea Cone, $1Photo: McDonalds Singapore Coffee Milk Tea Twist Cone, $1Photo: McDonalds Singapore Coffee Milk Tea Chococone, $1.20Photo: McDonalds Singapore Coffee Milk Tea Soft Serve Sundae, $2Photo: McDonalds Singapore Coffee Milk Tea McFlurry, $3Photo: McDonalds Singapore…

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Car sales, TV sets and the McDonald’s McRib – what consumer spending tells us about the health of the US economy

The McDonald’s McRib is a barbecue-flavoured, pork-based sandwich introduced in the 1980s and made available for only a very brief period each year. For fast-food fans, the tangy but elusive sandwich has a cult-like status and has spawned many dedicated McRib locator websites, just so devotees can pinpoint their best opportunity to get their hands on the treat.Surprisingly, the presence of the McRib has also been linked to improved equity performance. When the seasoned, sauce-dripping sandwich… Source link

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Paper and plastic found in McDonald’s scrambled eggs and burger, Singapore News

Two customers of fast-food chain McDonald’s had unpleasant surprises this week when they found stray objects in their food orders. On Friday morning (Feb 8), Facebook user Espen Tian Bao ordered a Breakfast Deluxe meal from its online service McDelivery. However, when he received his meal, he found a piece of paper in his scrambled eggs. His receipt showed that the order was fulfilled by the McDonald’s branch at Safra Punggol. In a Facebook post on McDonald’s page on Friday, Mr Espen said that the outlet told him over the…

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McDonald’s draws online fire in China for advertisement showing Taiwan ID

Netizens in mainland China have accused McDonald’s of advocating Taiwanese independence after the fast-food operator’s latest regional advertisement contained a brief shot of an ID card that mentioned Taiwanese nationality. The hamburger ad, which first aired on television in Taiwan on January 6, included a two-second clip of a student ID card which listed the character’s nation as Taiwan. Taiwan is a self-governing democratic island which China considers to be a breakaway province to be eventually reunited with the mainland, by force if necessary. Angry mainland netizens quickly picked up…

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The Golden Duck Co., Burger King salty about McDonald’s Salted Egg Yolk Loaded Fries?, Singapore News

Salted egg products have been trending mostly negatively these days thanks to McDonald’s Salted Egg Yolk Loaded Fries that tastes nothing like salted egg yolks, and deep-fried lizards found in Irvin’s Salted Egg’s fish skin snack. And from the way netizens are commenting on McDonald’s Facebook page, it seems like they would rather have eaten the deep-fried lizard from Irvin’s: “it’s not salted egg, tastes more like rotten egg!” Not passing up a chance to drown their salted egg rivals with more rotten eggs, The Golden Duck Co. and Burger…

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Fans of Sanrio’s My Melody in a frenzy as McDonald’s launches limited-edition food holder, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Fans of Sanrio’s My Melody waited in line at McDonald’s outlets islandwide from the wee hours of Thursday (Dec 6) for a chance to snag a limited-edition food holder featuring the adorable bunny. Photos posted by social media users on Thursday show snaking queues at outlets in Seletar Mall, Waterway Point in Punggol, Bukit Batok, Hougang and Bendemeer, among others. In response to queries, a McDonald’s spokesman said that the holders were sold out across Singapore by 11.30am. Early birds were able to buy the holder at $6.90…

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McDonald’s apologises after app glitch spams users with notifications promoting burger, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Fast food giant McDonald’s has apologised after a technical glitch in its delivery app caused users to be spammed with multiple notifications promoting one of its burgers. Many users took to social media on Friday morning (Oct 26) to complain about the issue, with some users saying that they received more than 50 identical notifications within a short period of time. The notifications read: “Charge ahead to honour your appetite! There’s no holding back when you want the Samurai Burger!” The McDonald’s Facebook page said in a post…

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