Jollibee has 329 restaurants in the Philippines, elsewhere in Asia and in the U.S. It also runs 180 Greenwich pizza parlors in the Philippines. ChowKing operates 162 outlets, including four in the U.S. and three in Dubai.
Jollibee's acquisition of ChowKing has long been the subject of speculation as the family of Jollibee Chairman Tony Tan Caktiong owns half of ChowKing.
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