June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on Nearly 30 schools close in France ahead of England-Wales Euro 2016 match
MOSCOW, June 16 — French authorities have ordered 28 schools and colleges in the city of Lens to close ahead of the England-Wales match group match in the Euro 2016 football tournament, local media reported Thursday.
January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on France calls on pregnant women to avoid overseas travels due to Zika virus
PARIS, Jan. 28 — French Health Minister Marisol Touraine on Thursday "strongly" recommended that pregnant women avoid travels to Martinique, Guyana and Guadeloupe where cases of Zika virus have been reported.
December 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on France's new car sales up 11.3% in November
PARIS, Dec. 1 — Sale of French vehicles and foreign brands drove France's total car sales up by 11.3 percent in November compared to a month earlier, figures released by the French Car Sales Federation (CCFA) Tuesday showed.
December 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on France calls on IAEA to disclose 'necessary detail' on Iran nuclear report
PARIS, Dec. 1 — France asked the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Monday to provide it with all the information it had on Iran's nuclear plan, a government official said.
December 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on High growth rates attracting French companies to invest in PHL, says envoy
PARIS, France, Nov. 30 — The country's good economic fundamentals are serving as a magnet for French companies to invest in the Philippines, the Philippine ambassador to France has said.
December 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Direct Manila-Paris air link seen to boost Philippine tourism
December 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on PHL hopes to craft migration deal with France, says envoy
PARIS, France, Nov. 30 — The Philippine government hopes to forge a migration agreement with the French government so that undocumented Filipinos could legalize their stay in France.
November 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on NSA to continue bulk data collection regardless of legal changes
WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 — Former White House National Security Council advisor Gwenyth Todd claims that NSA will continue its mass surveillance practices despite changes to the legislation.
November 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Thinking democracy can be exported is a mistake: Spanish FM
MADRID, Nov. 19 — Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo said on a TV interview Wednesday that thinking democracy can be exported as soluble coffee is a mistake.
November 19, 2015 by balita · Comments Off on Rizal Park lights up in France’s national colors
The Rizal Monument in Manila’s Rizal Park lights up in France’s national colors of blue, white and red in a display of support for France and unity with the rest of the world following recent terrorist attacks in Paris. The Rizal Monument stands as a visual icon of the Philippines’ proud heritage and is a major tourist attraction in the City of Manila. (PNA photo courtesy of the Department of Tourism)