Philippines-France relations - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Philippines-France relations


Coast Guard gets modern patrol ship from France

Jul 18, 2019 - 8:07 AM

The new vessel is the largest and most modern in the PCG fleet and will be used to patrol the West Philippine Sea and Benham Rise as well as to guard against piracy and terrorism

MODERN VESSEL. This Offshore Patrol Vessel, shown here as it is launched from the OCEA shipyard in France on July 17, 2019, will be the Philippine Coast Guard's largest and most modern patrol ship yet. Photo from the Philippine Coast Guard

Duterte looking forward to working with France's Macron, says Palace

May 08, 2017 - 9:14 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte joins other world leaders in congratulating Emmanuel Macron s victory in the French presidential election Sunday May 7

WINNER. French president-elect Emmanuel Macron waves to the crowd as he delivers a speech at the Pyramid at the Louvre Museum in Paris on May 7, 2017, after the second round of the French presidential election. Patrick Kovarik/AFP

France offers 50M euros to PH for disaster prevention

Feb 26, 2015 - 8:46 PM

French President Francois Hollande makes the offer to President Benigno Aquino III during their bilateral meeting in Malacañang

STATE GUEST. President Benigno S. Aquino III and French President François Hollande at the arrival honors for the state guest in Malacañang grounds on February 26, 2015. Photo by Robert Viñas/ Malacañang Photo Bureau

PH, France deepen bilateral ties with new agreements

Sep 18, 2014 - 12:00 AM

President Benigno Aquino III and French President Francois Hollande discuss a wide range of issues of mutual concern including the rising tension in the South China Sea and climate change