France aiming to start Covid vaccinations in January

11/17/2020

Paris, France—France said Tuesday, November 17, 2020, it was preparing to kick off a nationwide Covid vaccination campaign in January when it hopes virus shots will be approved and available. The government is worried that millions of…

France on ’emergency’ footing after knifeman kills 3 at church

10/30/2020

Nice, France—A knife-wielding man killed three people at a church in southern France Thursday, October 29, 2020, practically beheading a 60-year-old woman in what President Emmanuel Macron called an “Islamist terrorist attack.” The 21-year-old Tunisian migrant, who…

We are not afraid’: France rallies after beheading of teacher

10/19/2020

Paris, France—Tens of thousands of people rallied in Paris and cities across France in solidarity with a teacher beheaded for showing pupils cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed, as President Emmanuel Macron promised swift action against online extremism.…

Belgium tops first FIFA rankings since pandemic shutdown

Associated Press 09/17/2020

ZURICH — The first FIFA men’s world rankings for five months were still led by Belgium on Thursday after the shutdown of European teams during the coronavirus pandemic ended in September. Belgium leads an unchanged top four…

Can a pregnant woman spread the coronavirus to her fetus?

Associated Press 07/16/2020

Can a pregnant woman spread the coronavirus to her fetus? It’s possible, but it seems to be relatively rare and scientists think they know why that is. Many viruses can cross the placenta and infect a fetus…

Cebu’s PADS team eyes paradragon title in dragonboat race in France

Mars G. Alison 01/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After clinching the title of the first paradragon category of the 14th International Dragon Boat Federation (IDBF) World Nations Championships in Pattaya, Thailand last August, Cebu’s Philippine Accessible Disability Services, Inc. (PADS) Dragonboat…

Teen kills, tortures with crucifix alleged pedophile Catholic priest

Ian Biong - INQUIRER.net 12/30/2019

  In what has been called an act of revenge, a teenager allegedly tortured and murdered a 91-year-old Catholic priest in Oise, France, as the latter is believed to have sexually abused him and several other boys.…

Global Cebuana entrepreneur to receive Most Influential Filipina Woman in the World award

PR 10/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebuana Ildeme Mahinay-Koch, an entrepreneur now based in Zurich, Switzerland, is one of the recipients of the Influential Filipina Woman in the World Award to be bestowed by the Filipina Women’s Network (FWN)…

Argentina ousts France, plays Spain in Fiba World Cup final

AFP 09/14/2019

Argentina is one win away from its first Basketball World Cup title since 1950 after it brushed aside France 80-66 on Friday to set up a final with Spain. Earlier, NBA champion Marc Gasol saved Spain as…

Recriminations begin as Team USA’s long basketball run ends

09/12/2019

Coach Gregg Popovich deflected talk about his missing megastars after Team USA’s glorious run in major competition came to a juddering halt on Wednesday at the hands of France. The US lost to Greece in the World Cup semi-finals in…

France eliminates USA from Fiba World Cup in major upset

09/12/2019

DONGGUAN, China — The U.S. has been ousted from medal contention by France at the World Cup, failing to capture gold at a major international tournament for the first time since the 2006 world championships. Evan Fournier…

Regardless of religion, Notre Dame Cathedral is an international treasure – Brigoli

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 04/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu is rich in cultural and heritage sites with its century-old churches and government buildings taking special places in weaving the historical narrative of the province. That is why when news of the…

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