France to probe baby milk salmonella scare

AFP 12/27/2017

  French prosecutors have opened a probe into salmonella contamination and a major international recall of baby milk produced by dairy giant Lactalis, a legal source told AFP on Tuesday. The investigation will focus on possible charges…

Foreign runners abound in Cebu Marathon 2018

Glendale G. Rosal 12/26/2017

  THE UPCOMING Cebu Marathon 2018 will be well represented by runners from different countries around the world. The race, which starts and finishes at the Cebu Business Park on January 14, 2018, has attracted 4,997 runners…

France to impose fines for street harassment of women

AFP 10/17/2017

A new law will impose on-the-spot fines for harassment of women in the streets of France, a minister said on Monday. This developed as the sex scandal engulfing Hollywood honcho Harvey Weinstein encouraged French women to tell…

Pinoy Aquaman abandons English Channel attempt

Glendale G. Rosal 08/13/2017

INGEMAR “Pinoy Aquaman” Macarine was forced to abandon what could have been his most grueling open-water swim due to bad weather. Macarine was scheduled to cross the English Channel from United Kingdom to France yesterday. It was…

Watanabe bags bronze in Paris Grand Slam judo tilt

Rabboni Centino Borbon 02/12/2017

KIYOMI Watanabe bagged a bronze medal for the Philippines in the Paris Grand Slam 2017 judo tournament held in Paris, France yesterday. The Filipino-Japanese Watanabe, who was born and raised in Cebu, defeated Lucy Renshall of Great…

Cebu-raised Watanabe settles for bronze in Paris judo

Rabboni Centino Borbon 02/12/2017

KIYOMI Watanabe bagged a bronze medal for the Philippines in the Paris Grand Slam 2017 judo tournament held in Paris, France on Sunday. The Fil-Japanese Watanabe, who was raised in Cebu, defeated Lucy Renshall of Great Britain…

Louvre reopens 24 hours after ‘Allahu Akbar’ attack

02/05/2017

Paris, France — The Louvre reopened its doors Saturday, a day after soldiers outside the Paris museum shot and wounded a machete-wielding attacker, suspected of being an Egyptian national. The incident on Friday thrust the issue of…

Miss France is Miss Universe 2016

Apple Ta-as 01/30/2017

AN ASPIRING dentist from France won the crown for this year’s 65th Miss Universe, succeeding the reign of the Philippines’ Pia Wurtzbach. Iris Mittenaere, 23, who didn’t quite figure in the list of early favorites, swept everyone…

CHANNELING DEGAS AND MATISSE

Gerard Pareja 01/17/2017

There is nothing ground-breaking about Pierre Marie Brisson’s work. However, if you allow yourself to be seduced by the hues and textures of his collage, you will feel the reverberations of creative spirits past. For it seems…

Israel Cabinet minister calls Kerry speech ‘pathetic’

12/29/2016

Jerusalem — A senior member of Israel’s nationalist government on Wednesday called US Secretary of State John Kerry’s planned Mideast policy speech a “pathetic move,” further heightening tensions between the two close allies as the Obama administration…

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