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A miracle in Paris

MANILA, Philippines — Though I have my three most-preferred hotels in Paris for my personal holidays, the choice of residence while on business trips are abs.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource: philstar philstarMar 31st, 2018

Baby born in Paris train gets free rides until he’s 25

Paris --- The Paris public transport company RATP says a baby boy born in a suburban train will get free rides in the French capital until he is 25. Live-tweeting the event Monday, the RATP said the baby was born in a train in the center of Paris, disrupting traffic on the RER A line. Rescue workers took care of the mother and child and brought them to the nearest hospital. News of the "unannounced birth" was displayed on Paris train traffic screens. The RER A line issued its "sincere congratulations" to the baby's mother --- and tweeted that traffic was back to normal. Lots of Parisians happily welcomed the birth on social media. Others, however, noted the RATP's gift wasn't...Keep on reading: Baby born in Paris train gets free rides until he’s 25.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

Legalized pot spots around the world

PARIS, France – Canada is set to become the latest of only a few countries around the world to legalize cannabis for recreational use after its lawmakers passed a bill Monday, June 18, giving their go-ahead. Many countries have decriminalized the use and possession of cannabis, abandoning prison sentences for consumers, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

Majority of French reject safe harbor for Aquarius – poll

PARIS, France – A majority of French citizens support the government's decision not to offer safe harbor to a ship carrying 630 rescued migrants after Italy refused to let it dock, an opinion poll released Monday, June 18, showed. Fifty-six percent of respondents said they backed the government, while 42 percent ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

Video gaming addictive like crack – WHO

PARIS, France – Video gaming can be addictive in the same way as cocaine or gambling, the World Health Organization said Monday, June 18, in a much anticipated update of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11). "After consulting with experts across the world, and reviewing evidence in an exhaustive manner, we ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

Macron to host dance music concert at Elysee Palace

PARIS, France – Hundreds of electronic music fans will be treated to a rare concert in the opulent courtyard of the presidential Elysee Palace on Thursday, June 21 part of France's Day of Music festival. More than 1,500 free tickets were quickly snapped up on a first come, first served ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 17th, 2018

Illustrated love letter by Little Prince author is auctioned

PARIS, France --- An illustration by Antoine de Saint-Exupery showing a likeness of his renowned little prince atop a globe, adorning an anguished love letter, has sold at auction for 240,500 euros ($289,460). Auction house Artcurial said the offering topped the sale Saturday of 49 autographed works by Saint-Exupery. The watercolor, done around 1942, shows the likeness of the beloved character the author created for the 1943 book "The Little Prince" sitting at a desk with a long scroll of writing tumbling down the globe --- representing an 11-page letter to a woman. Artcurial says it was likely that it was Saint-Exupery's last correspondence before his plane disappeared in 1...Keep on reading: Illustrated love letter by Little Prince author is auctioned.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 17th, 2018

Paolo Orbeta finds new calling as Makati Skyscrapers owner

Years removed from a scandal that tainted his shot at going pro, Paolo Orbeta is set on making the most of what he sees as a miracle......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 16th, 2018

Cayetano praying for a miracle to resolve sea row

Cayetano praying for a miracle to resolve sea row.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsJun 15th, 2018

Music Evolution: Kitchie Nadal

For sure, most of the Millennials remember the Koreanovela, 'Lovers in Paris.' And of course, no one would dare to forget who sang their soundtrack, 'Huwag Na Huwag Mong Sasabihin.&#.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 15th, 2018

Sharapova out of Birmingham with Wimbledon in mind

Russia's Maria Sharapova wipes her face during her quarterfinal match of the French Open tennis tournament against Spain's Garbine Muguruza at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France,.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 14th, 2018

Glass walls, not metal fencing, to surround Eiffel Tower

Goodbye metal fencing, hello glass walls: Paris authorities are building a permanent security belt around the Eiffel Tower, replacing the current fencing around it with more visually appealing glass walls. Glass walls, not metal fencing, to surround Eiffel Tower Goodbye metal fencing, hello glass walls: Paris authorities are building a permanent security belt around the… link: Glass walls, not metal fencing, to surround Eiffel Tower.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 14th, 2018

Italy, France tensions spiral over rejected migrant ship

ROME, Italy – Italy postponed high-level talks with France on Wednesday, June 13, after Paris branded Rome irresponsible for refusing to take in a migrant rescue ship. Italy's new economy minister shelved a meeting with his French counterpart in Paris as their countries traded barbs over the treatment of more than ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 14th, 2018

Macron never meant to offend Italy with migrant comments

PARIS, France – French President Emmanuel Macron attempted to resolve tensions with Italy on Thursday, June 14, saying he never meant to cause offense by criticizing its rejection of a migrant ship in remarks that sparked fury in Rome. Macron had on Tuesday ignited the worst Franco-Italian diplomatic spat in years ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 14th, 2018

EU tensions flare over migrants as Macron blasts Italy

PARIS, France – French President Emmanuel Macron blasted Italy on Tuesday, June 12, for "irresponsibility" after it turned away a rescue boat carrying African migrants , exposing deep tensions in the European Union over the issue. The decision by Italy to stop the Aquarius rescue boat landing on its shores ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 13th, 2018

Flood damage would double without coral reefs – study

PARIS, France – Loss of coral reefs around the world would double the damage from coastal flooding, and triple the destruction caused by storm surges, researchers said Tuesday, June 12. Coupled with projected sea level rise driven by global warming, reef decline could see flooding increase 4-fold by century's end, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 13th, 2018

Police operation over hostage situation in Paris

Police say a man is holding two people hostage in an office in central Paris......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 13th, 2018

OPEC sees considerable uncertainty in oil market

PARIS, France – After months of sharp oil price rises there is now considerable uncertainty as to the market's direction for the rest of the year, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) said on Tuesday, June 12, as a key meeting of oil producers looms......»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 12th, 2018

Paris police in hostage taking standoff with armed man

This is a developing story. Refresh this page to get the latest updates. PARIS, France – Dozens of police officers converged in an area of central Paris on Tuesday, June 12, in response to a "hostage taking" situation by an armed man, police sources said. The man is "armed and holding at ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 12th, 2018

2015 Paris attacks suspect charged

PARIS, France — French anti-terror judges charged a Swedish man Monday with complicity in the 2015 Paris attacks that left 130 people dead, over allegations he played a key role in the jihadist cell behind the carnage. Osama Krayem, a 25-year-old of Syrian origin, has been in custody in Belgium since his arrest in Brussels […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 12th, 2018

Romania: Cheers for Simona Halep, jeers for Bucharest mayor

Romania's Simona Halep poses with the cup at the Roland Garros stadium, Sunday, June 10, 2018 in Paris. Halep won Saturday the French Open tennis tournament women's final. (AP Photo/Thiba.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 12th, 2018