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U.S., France slam Basilan car blast as terror act

Aug 01, 2018 - 6:40 PM

(UPDATED) 'We join the Philippine government in condemning this terrorist act in the strongest terms,' says United States Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim

COUNTERTERRORISM. US Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim speaks in a press conference on September 26, 2017, about a counterterrorism drill with the Philippines. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Dozens dead or wounded in attacks on Burkina military HQ, French embassy

Mar 03, 2018 - 9:57 AM

The government says the attack on the military was a suicide car bombing, adding that a regional anti-terrorism meeting may have been the target

UNREST. People watch as black smoke rises as the capital of Burkina Faso came under multiple attacks on March 2, 2018, targeting the French embassy, the French cultural centre and the country's military headquarters. Photo by Ahmed Ouoba/AFP

16 assailants, troops killed in Burkina attack – government source

Mar 02, 2018 - 10:29 PM

(UPDATED) The army's medical chief, Colonel Amado Kafando, says 75 people were being treated for wounds, giving a still-incomplete toll

ATTACK. Security personnel take cover as smoke billows from The Institute Francais in Ouagadougou on March 2, 2018, as the capital of Burkina Faso came under multiple attacks targeting the French embassy, the French cultural center and the country's military headquarters. Photo by Ahmed Ouoba/AFP

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Aug 30, 2017 - 8:10 PM

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Malacañang does U-turn on Duterte's 'French law' remarks

Aug 30, 2017 - 5:25 PM

Contrary to Duterte s statement the Palace says the Philippine government believes France also accords primacy to the presumption of innocence

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the 'Sama-sama, Tulong-tulong sa Pagbangon at Pagsulong' program at the Heroes Hall in San Fernando City, Pampanga on August 28, 2017, assures that the government will assist the poultry raisers that were affected by the outbreak of the Avian Influenza. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

France refutes Duterte claim on 'French law' vs Callamard

Aug 30, 2017 - 1:10 PM

In slamming UN rapporteur Agnes Callamard President Rodrigo Duterte falsely claims that the accused is guilty until proven innocent under French law

HITTING CALLAMARD. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte slams United Nations rapporteur Agnes Callamard in an event in San Fernando, Pampanga, on August 28, 2017. Malacañang photo

WATCH: She For She Women's Forum

May 18, 2017 - 8:32 AM

The French embassy in Manila organizes a forum for women Watch it on Rappler

Grenade thrown at French embassy in Greece, policeman hurt

Nov 10, 2016 - 5:35 PM

Police are working on the theory that the attack was staged by local anarchists who regularly carry out acts of violence against diplomatic missions

GRENADE INVESTIGATION. Police officers examine the entrance to the French embassy in central Athens, after two motorcyclists threw a hand granade and injured the guard, early on November 10, 2016. Photo by Louisa Gouliamaki/ AFP

IN PHOTOS: Minute of silence for victims in Nice

Jul 21, 2016 - 3:32 PM

French Ambassador to the Philippines Thierry Mathou says the Nice attack is against our common civilization

Ride to Paris: Bike around Luneta and support climate justice

Oct 09, 2015 - 12:05 PM

The Embassy of France to the Philippines warmly invites you to the symbolic bike ride from Kilometer Zero to Intramuros expressing our solidarity in supporting the Paris climate talks

Free films, concerts, exhibits at French Climate Week in Manila

Sep 24, 2015 - 5:08 PM

Get ready for an open mic French poetry reading bike ride and more during Climate Week from October 5 to 11 in Manila

Poster image courtesy of French Embassy to the Philippines

Aquino, Hollande to sign cooperation agreements

Feb 23, 2015 - 8:43 PM

Cooperation is expected on various areas including health tourism academic exchanges and trade and development

PHILIPPINE GUEST. French President Francois Hollande is set to visit the Philippines in February 2015 to strengthen ties between the Philippines and France. File photo by Jacques Brinon/EPA

Fete dela Musique 2013: Music mecca

Jun 20, 2013 - 12:17 PM

The music festival regaled lovers of every music genre despite rain and traffic

GET THE MUSIC STARTED. French band Naïve New Beaters pumps up the crowd with their blend of hiphop and dance music. All photos by Pia Ranada

Elektro Kif: Not your usual hip-hop beats

Jun 21, 2012 - 11:59 AM

Music and dance lovers are in for a techno treat with a twist

HIP-HOP, WHOLE NEW LIGHT. Elektro Kif is a performance that tells a story through dance. Photo from