Rizal Park lights up in France's colors as Paris mourns terror attacks

November 19, 2015 by · 1 Comment 

MANILA, Nov 18 — Several countries, including the Philippines, have projected the colors blue, white, and red of the flag of France to show solidarity with France after terror attacks in that European country last weekend.

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France's industrial production slightly up in September

November 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on France's industrial production slightly up in September 

PARIS, Nov. 11 — Industrial output in France inched up by 0.1 percent in September after gaining ground a month earlier, the national statistics bureau Insee revealed on Tuesday.

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Europeans' rights still threatened by massive surveillance: MEPs

October 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on Europeans' rights still threatened by massive surveillance: MEPs 

STRASBOURG, Oct. 30 — European citizens' fundamental rights are still under threat from mass surveillance techniques, Members of European Parliament (MEPs) said in a resolution adopted Thursday during a plenary session here.

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Australia step closer to opening its first permanent nuclear waste facility

October 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on Australia step closer to opening its first permanent nuclear waste facility 

CANBERRA, Oct. 30 — Australia is a step closer to opening a permanent nuclear waste storage facility in the outback, with a shortlist of seven locations to be revealed by Resources Minister Josh Frydenberg.

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Foreign tourism spending in Spain up by 6.3%

October 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Foreign tourism spending in Spain up by 6.3% 

MADRID, Oct. 28 — The amount of money spent by foreign tourists in Spain rose by 6.3 percent to a total of 53.793 billion euros (about USD59.2 billion) in the first nine months of the year when compared with the same period of a year earlier, the Spanish Ministry of Tourism reported on Tuesday.

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Vietnamese movie bags award at U.S. film festival

October 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on Vietnamese movie bags award at U.S. film festival 

HANOI, Oct. 26 — The movie Nuoc (2030), directed by Nguyen Vo Nghiem Minh, took the best feature film award at the San Pedro International Film Festival in the US, the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported.

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Macroeconomic trend in PHL opens more opportunity for int’l food producer

October 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Macroeconomic trend in PHL opens more opportunity for int’l food producer 

By Kris M. Crismundo

MANILA, Oct. 22 (PNA) — The positive macroeconomic trend in the Philippines poses more opportunities for global food producer Cargill, its Asia Pacific Region Chair Alan Willits told reporters on Thursday.

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Brussels welcomes Canadia reopening markets for European beef

October 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Brussels welcomes Canadia reopening markets for European beef 

BRUSSELS, Oct. 20 — Brussels on Tuesday expressed welcome to Canada's decision on reopening its markets to European beef, which has been blocked for around two decades.

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Tourists say Vietnam visa waiver too short

September 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Tourists say Vietnam visa waiver too short 

HANOI, Sept. 28 — The government's new visa exemption policy for travelers from five European countries could boost tourism better if it was for longer than 15 days, tour operators and visitors have said.

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Morocco, France focus on economy, counter-terrorism in bilateral talks

September 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on Morocco, France focus on economy, counter-terrorism in bilateral talks 

RABAT, Sept. 20 — Economy, counter-terrorism and climate change were the focus of talks between Morocco's King Mohammed VI and French President François Hollande, who is on two-day visit to the kingdom on Saturday.

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