12 months of sugar rush: Red Ribbon rewards first Maryland customer with free cake

Filipinos living in Maryland made a beeline to Red Ribbon bakeshop when it recently opened its first store in the American state.

The Jollibee Foods-owned franchise opened its Wheaton store over the weekend and had a special surprise for early birds.

A man named Eugie Ariaga from Rockville got the special prize as he was in the store at 3:30 a.m., their first-ever customer.

Here’s the sweet reward: he gets a free Mango Supreme Cake every month for the next year.


US to replace all lead water lines within 10 years

President Joe Biden’s administration on Thursday announced it would require the removal of the nation’s remaining lead pipes within a decade, preventing an estimated 22 million people from potential exposure to the toxic metal in their drinking water.