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EU parliament approves copyright law in blow to big tech

Sep 12, 2018 - 8:55 PM

(UPDATED) Members of European Parliament (MEPs) meeting in the French city of Strasbourg voted 438 in favor of the measure, 226 against, with 39 abstentions

The week in photos: October 21-27, 2017

Oct 28, 2017 - 2:50 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

CHAT. Pope Francis (R) speaks during a video conference connection with the International Space Station (ISS), at the Vatican on 26 October, 2017. Photo by Osservatore Romeno/AFP

EU officials visit De Lima in jail

Jul 19, 2017 - 5:31 PM

This comes after the EU Parliament in March 2017 approved a resolution calling for the senator s immediate release from detention

Photo from De Lima's office

Duterte says EU lawmakers 'naive' for wanting De Lima freed

Mar 29, 2017 - 7:49 PM

This EU for their naivete I pity those guys says President Rodrigo Duterte

'FOOLISH.' President Rodrigo Duterte blasts members of the European Parliament anew. File photo by Kiwi Bulaclac/Presidential Photo

Duterte rebuffs proposal from European nation on drug clinics

Mar 28, 2017 - 6:22 PM

The Palace confirms a European nation offered technical assistance on a type of drug treatment the President vehemently opposes

TAKE ON DRUG CLINICS. President Rodrigo Duterte gives a speech during the 31st Biennial Convention of Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry Inc. Photo by Toto Lozano/Presidential Photo

Palace tells EU parliament, 'Our democracy works'

Mar 17, 2017 - 5:15 PM

Malacañang asks European lawmakers to let the Philippines deal with our domestic challenges without unwarranted foreign interference

NO TO INTERFERENCE. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella holds a press conference in Malacañang. File photo by King Rodriguez/Presidential Photo

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EU Parliament approves call to free De Lima

Mar 17, 2017 - 9:14 AM

European lawmakers also urge Philippine officials to immediately halt ongoing proceedings to reinstate the death penalty

DETAINED LAWMAKER. Philippine Senator Leila De Lima attends her arraignment at a Quezon City court on March 13, 2017, for the charge of 'disobedience to summons.' Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

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Mar 16, 2017 - 2:21 PM

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Draft EU resolution calls for De Lima's 'immediate release'

Mar 16, 2017 - 8:50 AM

European lawmakers also want the Philippine government to drop all politically motivated charges against President Rodrigo Duterte s fiercest critic

SUPPORT FROM EU. In this photo, Senator Leila De Lima arrives at the Quezon City Metropolitan Trial Court, March 13, 2017. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

All eyes on sceptics in EU vote

May 25, 2014 - 10:04 AM

Turnout too is likely to reflect growing popular exasperation with the EU dropping even further from the record low of 43 percent in 2009