European Parliament votes to crack down on trade in torture goods

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on European Parliament votes to crack down on trade in torture goods 

STRASBOURG, Oct. 5 — The European Parliament, gathered for its plenary session here on Tuesday, voted overwhelmingly to crack down on European Union (EU) trade of goods and services used for torture and capital punishment in third countries.

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EU to deploy 140 election observers across Tanzania ahead of polls

October 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on EU to deploy 140 election observers across Tanzania ahead of polls 

DAR ES SALAAM, Oct. 19 — The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) said on Sunday it will deploy at least 140 election observers at all polling stations on Tanzania mainland and Zanzibar.

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Garment exporter at Cavite Export Processing Zone

February 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on Garment exporter at Cavite Export Processing Zone 

150204171103CS Garment, Inc. Vice President/General Manager Concisa A. Sudhoff checks their operations during the DTI-PEZA media tour and press conference Wednesday (February 4, 2015) at the Cavite Export Processing Zone in Rosario, Cavite. Last December, the European Parliament approved the Philippines application for the Generalized System of Preferences Plus (GSP+), a special incentive arrangement that provides zero duties to more export products from beneficiary countries like the Philippines. According to DTI study, the program will increase Philippine exports by at least 600 million euros during the first year of availment, aside from expansion of local companies to include hiring of additional workers to increase exports to EU countries. (PNA photos by Ben Briones)LAM/bvb