EU virtual education fair slated on Oct. 1-2

PR 10/01/2021

Planning to take graduate or post-graduate studies in the EU? Let the European Higher Education Fair (EHEF) 2021 guide you to “Go Higher with the EU”. The biggest of its kind in the Philippines, EHEF will give…

The tragedy of vaccine apartheid

Richard Heydarian - @inquirerdotnet 02/16/2021

No one is safe unless everyone is safe.” This is the mantra we repeatedly hear, underlining the need for universal vaccinations to fight the pandemic. And yet, the world is facing a tragically bizarre situation where healthy…

EU could approve two coronavirus vaccines this year

11/20/2020

Brussels, Belgium—The European Union could approve two coronavirus vaccines being tested by Pfizer-BioNTech and by Moderna before the end of next month, EU Commission president Ursula von der Leyen said Thursday, November 19, 2020. Von der Leyen…

EU top court rules in favor of Google on search engine issue

Associated Press 09/24/2019

BRUSSELS — Google won a major case in the European Union on Tuesday, when the bloc’s top court ruled that the U.S. internet giant doesn’t have to extend the EU’s “right to be forgotten” rules to its…

EU finance ministers reach eurozone reform deal

AFP 12/04/2018

EU finance ministers agreed reforms to better fight against a financial crisis on Tuesday that fell short of the original ambitions to relaunch Europe by French President Emmanuel Macron. The agreement between the EU’s 27 finance ministers,…

EU leaders to sign off ‘tragic’ Brexit deal

AFP 11/25/2018

EUROPEAN Union leaders met Sunday to approve a historic Brexit deal, with one declaring Britain’s withdrawal a “tragedy,” but holding out hope of close future ties. Arriving for a special summit in Brussels, European Commission President Jean-Claude…

EU air quality improving but still deadly: report

AFP 10/29/2018

AIR pollution is slowly easing in EU countries but still causes nearly half a million early deaths each year, the European Environment Agency (EEA) said in its annual report published Monday. Although pollution levels dropped slightly in…

EU envoy: Red tape turns off foreign investors

Inquirer.net 06/05/2018

EUROPEAN Union (EU) Ambassador to the Philippines Franz Jessen on Tuesday said foreign investors are more concerned about “red tape” in the country rather than increasing the daily minimum wage. “If we look at the European companies,…

EU implements new data protection rules

AFP 05/25/2018

The European Union’s new data protection laws came into effect on Friday, with Brussels saying the changes will protect consumers from being like “people naked in an aquarium.” The EU’s so-called General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has…

Facebook rolling out privacy choices under EU rules

AFP 04/18/2018

Facebook announced Wednesday it would begin rolling out changes to how it handles private data this week to comply with forthcoming EU rules, with European residents seeing the measures first. The social network, which has been rocked…

EU party official barred from entering Cebu

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 04/16/2018

An official of a European Union (EU) political party who earlier criticized President Rodrigo Duterte’s bloody war on drugs was barred from entering Cebu on Sunday. Giacomo Filibeck, deputy secretary-general of the Party of European Socialists, was…

EU wants emissions cut 30 percent by 2030

AP 11/13/2017

BERLIN— The European Commission said Wednesday it wants to cut emissions of carbon dioxide from cars by 30 percent by 2030 and boost the use of electric vehicles by making them cheaper and easier to charge. The…

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