French nudists get cheeky with theme park and museum outings

AFP 06/29/2018

After a nude yoga class in a Paris park and a “no clothes day” at the city’s trendiest art museum, hundreds of naturists are due to descend on a theme park near the French capital Sunday for…

Nadal beats Del Potro, advances to French Open Finals

06/09/2018

PARIS – Under pressure at the outset, Rafael Nadal already had cast aside three break points in his French Open semifinal’s third game when, at 4-all, Juan Martin del Potro held another three. If Nadal’s march toward…

‘French Spiderman’ arrested for climbing Seoul skyscraper

AFP 06/06/2018

FRENCH urban freeclimber Alain Robert attempted to scale the world’s fifth-tallest building Wednesday, getting more than half way up the 123-storey Lotte World Tower in Seoul before security forced him to abandon the ascent. The 55-year-old, dubbed…

French cops close down makeshift migrant camp in central Paris

AP 06/04/2018

Paris — French police removed around 500 migrants, mostly Afghans but some Africans, from a makeshift tent encampment in central Paris at dawn Monday. In the operation near Canal Saint Martin, buses transported the migrants to lodgings…

French official: Cebu good market for spiritual tourism

Irene Sino-Cruz 04/25/2018

Cebu and the rest of the Philippines remain a good market for France’s spiritual tourism, according to Morad Tayebi, Atout France regional director for Southeast Asia. Atout France is the country’s tourism development authority tasked with promoting…

French exec: Infrastructure can bring investors into Cebu

Victor Anthony V. Silva 09/17/2017

THE right infrastructure will not only attract foreign investors to locate in Cebu but will also help them expand their operations to other parts of the Philippines. Such was the case of French company Delfingen, a global…

Bon appétit at L’ Artisan

Tricia Rodrigo 09/04/2017

  Fancy an exquisite dining experience with a fusion of European flavors tickling your taste buds? You don’t have to travel far. Situated within Oakridge Business Park is the quaint French-Mediterranean restaurant L’ Artisan. True to its…

French freediver says PH can be freediving capital of Asia

James Nicole Franz R. Savellon 07/19/2017

RENOWNED French freediver Guillaume Néry believes the Philippines has the potential to be the freediving capital of Asia. In a press conference Wednesday at the Shangri-la’s Mactan Resort and Spa in Lapu-Lapu City, the world record holder…

A French bakery in Queens

Aissa A. Dela Cruz 06/09/2017

MY DAUGHTER Patricia lives in Sunnyside in the Queensboro just three train stops from the Queensboro Bridge that links Manhattan, New York City’s most densely populated borough. Manhattan is the cultural, financial, media, entertainment and culinary capital…

Macron takes power as French president

05/16/2017

PARIS — Emmanuel Macron became France’s youngest-ever president on Sunday, promising at his inauguration to restore the country’s lost confidence and relaunch the flagging European Union. Macron, a 39-year-old centrist, took the reins of power from Socialist…

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