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French govt spokesman slams Trump s lack of common decency

PARIS, France – A French government spokesman on Wednesday, November 14, accused US President Donald Trump of a lack of "common decency" for attacking his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Twitter on the third anniversary of a jihadist massacre in Paris. Asked to react to Trump's tweets mocking Macron's low poll ........»»

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France fires back at Trump’s lack of ‘common decency’

  PARIS --- France's government has fired back at a flurry of critical tweets by Donald Trump, suggesting the U.S. president lacked "common decency" by launching his broadside on a day when France was mourning victims of the November 2015 terror attacks. Government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux said Wednesday: "We were commemorating the assassination of 130 of our compatriots three years ago in Paris and Saint-Denis, and so I will reply in English: 'Common decency' would have been appropriate." Nursing grievances from a weekend visit to France, Trump lit into French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday over his suggestion for a European defense force, over French tariffs on U.S...Keep on reading: France fires back at Trump’s lack of ‘common decency’.....»»

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Nationalism

In ceremonies last Sunday marking a hundred years since the end of the First World War, French President Emmanuel Macron lectured on the evils of nationalism......»»

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Climate change: Agri department eyes shift in planting season

  After typhoons ravaged agricultural lands during the third quarter of the year which led for the sector's output to fall, the Department of Agriculture (DA) is now looking to readjust its planting calendar to make the sector less vulnerable to climate change.   Moreover, it's planning to develop new rice farming areas in provinces that are not often hit by weather disturbances to secure the country's food production.   Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piol revealed the agency's plans on his Facebook page and in an earlier interview with reporters, wherein he said that they will now move the harvest season in Northern Luzon -- known as the country's rice ...Keep on reading: Climate change: Agri department eyes shift in planting season.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Nov 13th, 2018Related News

PCA okays irradiation facility to boost coconut exports

The Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) has approved a proposal to establish an irradiation facility in the country to boost coconut exports as the sector continues to suffer from record-low prices of copra.   The facility, which will cost the agency some P250 million, would be used to sanitize and disinfect products for export in accordance to the requirements of overseas markets especially Japan, South Korea, Europe, and the United States, as demand for the crop continues to grow.   Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piol, who also sits at the PCA board, said they were planning to build the facility in the Davao region -- the country's top coconut producer -- to be...Keep on reading: PCA okays irradiation facility to boost coconut exports.....»»

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France seeks global talks on cyberspace security

PARIS, France --- The French government announced Monday a "Paris Call" for talks to lay out a common framework for ensuring internet security, following a surge in cyberattacks which has dented confidence in global networks. The move aims to relaunch negotiations on a "code of good conduct" which have stalled since last year. Officials said the text, to be presented by President Emmanuel Macron as he opens UNESCO's Internet Governance Forum in Paris on Monday, has been signed by most European countries. But China, Russia and the United States have not yet joined, though a source in Macron's office said a "critical mass" of US players support the call, including Microsoft and th...Keep on reading: France seeks global talks on cyberspace security.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Nov 12th, 2018Related News

Trump-style nationalism comes under fire at WWI commemorations in Paris

PARIS, France – World leaders gathered in Paris on Sunday to mark 100 years since the end of World War I, with French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and UN chief Antonio Guterres each warning that rising nationalism again poses a threat to peace. US President Donald Trump – ........»»

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Trump, Macron agree on defense after insulting European army spat | News

US President Donald Trump and France's Emmanuel Macron agreed on Saturday on the need for more European defense spending, papering over an earlier Trump tweet that had described Macron's call for a Eu.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsNov 11th, 2018Related News

Macron s office says Trump anger based on misunderstanding

PARIS, France – France on Saturday, November 10 attempted to defuse a row sparked by President Emmanuel Macron's comments about a European army which angered US President Donald Trump, suggesting his remarks had been misinterpreted. Trump arrived in Paris for World War 1 commemorations on Friday night, November 9, blasting what ........»»

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Macron hosts Trump amid row over European defense

PARIS, France – French President Emmanuel Macron attempted to defuse a row with visiting US counterpart Donald Trump on Saturday, November 10, hailing the "great solidarity" between their countries after Trump blasted his proposals for a European army. The two leaders held talks at the presidential palace in Paris ahead of World War 1 commemorations taking ........»»

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P892M up for Cebu plant complex rehab

ABOITIZPOWER Corp. earmarked P892 million to rehabilitate the 153.1-megawatt (MW) Naga Power Plant Complex (NPPC) in Cebu province, its official said. “Our board approved a capex of P892 million for [the] rehabilitation of [six units of the facility],” AboitizPower Chief Operating Officer Emmanuel Rubio said recently. He told reporters that the listed firm is expecting… link: P892M up for Cebu plant complex rehab.....»»

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Trump in Paris slams Macron’s ‘insulting’ EU army proposals

PARIS: US President Donald Trump set a combative tone for a World War I commemorative visit to Paris on Saturday when he blasted calls by French President Emmanuel Macron for...READ MORE The post Trump in Paris slams Macron’s ‘insulting’ EU army proposals appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Trump in Paris slams Macron s insulting EU army proposals

PARIS, France – US President Donald Trump on Friday, November 9, blasted calls by Emmanuel Macron for a European army to defend against threats from powers including the US as "very insulting," setting a combative tone for his World War I (WWI) commemorative visit to Paris. No sooner had Trump touched ........»»

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PCA moves to curb falling PH copra prices

The Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) is now gearing up to revive the country’s billion-dollar coconut industry. In an interview on Thursday, Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said the governing board of...READ MORE The post PCA moves to curb falling PH copra prices appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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PCA to seek implementation of 5% coconut content in diesel

AGRICULTURE Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol said that the board of governors of the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) will recommend to President Rodrigo R. Duterte to fully implement a law increasing the coconut content of diesel to 5%......»»

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WWI event may have been target for suspected plot against Macron – sources

PARIS, France – Six people arrested Tuesday, November 6, and linked to the French extreme right may have been plotting to attack President Emmanuel Macron during WWI remembrance ceremonies, sources close to the case told Agence France-Presse. "The attack plot did not seem to have been fully worked out, but ........»»

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Pacman s Oxford talk not a validation of his views - Oxford PHL Society | News

The Oxford Philippines Society clarified on Tuesday that Senator Emmanuel "Manny" Pacquiao's recent speech before the Oxford Union, the debating society of Oxford University in the United Kingdom, was.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsNov 7th, 2018Related News

France arrests six over plot to attack Macron - official | News

French police on Tuesday arrested five men and a woman, all from the radical far right, suspected of plotting to attack French President Emmanuel Macron, an official close to the investigation said......»»

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SSS extends monthly contribution deadline

State-run Social Security System (SSS) on Tuesday said it extended until Jan. 2, 2019 the payment deadline for contribution payments for January to December 2018 for SSS members except Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs)-members. SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Emmanuel F. Dooc said the Social Security Commission (SSC), the policy-making body of the pension fund, […] The post SSS extends monthly contribution deadline appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsNov 6th, 2018Related News

Sec. Pi& '2013265921;ol eyes to establish DA Tienda in Cagayan Valley s 4 cities

DA Secretary Emmanuel Pinol meets the agriculture sectors from Cagayan Valley and vows to extend assistances to typhoon-affected farmers in an event held at Hotel Andrea, Cauayan City, Isab.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsNov 6th, 2018Related News