French shipbuilder to open Manila office in bid to supply submarines to PH Navy

Frances Mangosing - Reporter / @FMangosingINQ 11/26/2020

MANILA, Philippines—French shipbuilder Naval Group will open an office in Manila in early 2021 as it seeks to advance its serious interest in supplying the Philippine Navy’s first ever submarines. The office opening would be the first…

Macaron 5 to satisfy Cebuanos sweet tooth cravings with their French Macarons

Marc Cosep 09/03/2019

When it comes to desserts, everyone has a particular preference. Some choose a particular one according to the occasion. However, there are other desserts we not only crave for but also want to really have because it…

Netizen’s bus ride with woman suffering from ‘genetic illness’ touches hearts online

Immae Lachica 05/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— A netizen’s story of a woman he met during a bus ride in Bohol touched a lot of people’s hearts online. A netizen, named French, who is originally from Surigao City but works in Cebu,…

French PM to suspend fuel tax hikes: govt sources

AFP 12/04/2018

FRENCH Prime Minister Edouard Philippe is to announce on Tuesday a suspension of fuel tax increases planned for January 1 in a move to end violent “yellow vest” protests against the measure, government sources said Tuesday. The…

French govt holds crisis talks

AFP 12/03/2018

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe holds talks with party leaders on Monday as Paris scrambles to forge a response to violence by anti-government protesters that has left hundreds injured nationwide and caused widespread destruction around the capital.…

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…

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