Thinking democracy can be exported is a mistake: Spanish FM

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.

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Rizal Park lights up in France’s national colors

November 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Rizal Park lights up in France’s national colors 

151118190711The 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)
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Paris fourth entering race for 2024 Olympic Games

June 24, 2015 by · Comments Off on Paris fourth entering race for 2024 Olympic Games 

PARIS, June 23 (Xinhua) — Paris became the fourth city having confirmed to bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games after an official announcement here on Tuesday.

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TUCP, Climate Change Commission join forces to reduce carbon emissions

May 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on TUCP, Climate Change Commission join forces to reduce carbon emissions 

MANILA, May 2 — Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP), the largest labor federation in the Philippines, and Climate Change Commission (CCC) observed Labor Day with a landmark agreement that brings Filipino workers directly into the mainstream effort to mitigate disastrous impacts of climate change.

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AirAsia X to fly to Hawaii, 'exclusive' destination in Europe by December

April 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on AirAsia X to fly to Hawaii, 'exclusive' destination in Europe by December 

KUALA LUMPUR, April 6 — AirAsia X Bhd, the leading long-haul low-fare airline, aims to spread its wings to Hawaii and an 'exclusive' destination in Europe by December, Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Datuk Kamarudin Meranun said.

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Rationality of peacekeepers deployment in Ukraine to be discussed in Normandy format

February 24, 2015 by · Comments Off on Rationality of peacekeepers deployment in Ukraine to be discussed in Normandy format 

UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 24 — Ukrainian government plans to raise the issue of a "possibility and rationality" of deployment of a UN or EU peacekeepers’ contingent in the zone of conflict in the southeastern Lugansk and Donetsk regions will be one of the issues on the agenda of a ministerial conference in the ‘Normandy format’ in Paris on Tuesday, Foreign Minister Pavel Klimkin said on Monday.

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President Aquino, Hollande to tackle terrorism, economy

February 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on President Aquino, Hollande to tackle terrorism, economy 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Feb. 22 (PNA) – President Benigno Aquino III and French President Francois Hollande are set to discuss international terrorism as well as economy and climate change during the latter’s two-day state visit from February 26 to 27 in Manila.

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Putin, Poroshenko, Merkel, Hollande may discuss Ukrainian crisis in Paris on Feb 24

February 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Putin, Poroshenko, Merkel, Hollande may discuss Ukrainian crisis in Paris on Feb 24 

MOSCOW, Feb. 20 — Leaders of Russia, Germany, Ukraine and France may hold a meeting in Paris on February 24, a diplomatic source told TASS on Friday.

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Putin, Poroshenko, Merkel, Hollande may discuss Ukrainian crisis in Paris on Feb 24

February 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Putin, Poroshenko, Merkel, Hollande may discuss Ukrainian crisis in Paris on Feb 24 

MOSCOW, Feb. 20 — Leaders of Russia, Germany, Ukraine and France may hold a meeting in Paris on February 24, a diplomatic source told TASS on Friday.

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France offers financial aid to boost investment, growth in Africa

February 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on France offers financial aid to boost investment, growth in Africa 

PARIS, Feb. 7 — President Francois Hollande on Friday told African leaders and businessmen that France was ready to pump more money into Africa's projects.

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