FIGHTING DENGUE. Staff from the Philippines’ Department of Health sprays chemicals to eradicate mosquitos as part of intensive anti-dengue campaign of the health agency in Malabon district, north of Manila, Philippines, April 1, 2014. File photo by Dennis Sabangan/EPA
MANILA, Philippines (Feb. 27, 2015) — Dengue remains one of the most pressing health problems in the Philippines, but a vaccine being developed in France could soon help in fighting the disease.
Continue reading Vaccine from France to Help Fight Dengue in PH STATE GUEST. President Benigno S. Aquino III and French President François Hollande at the arrival honors for the state guest in Malacañang grounds on February 26, 2015. Photo by Robert Viñas/ Malacañang Photo Bureau
MANILA, Philippines (Feb. 27, 2015) — France has offered the Philippines 50 million euros ($56.6 million) to help fund projects that would help avert “further disasters.”
Continue reading France Offers 50M Euros to PH for Disaster Prevention
MANILA (Feb. 27, 2015) — A magnitude 4.1 quake struck Surigao Del Norte twice on Friday morning, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS).
Continue reading Magnitude 4.1 Quake Jolts Surigao del Norte Twice CALL TO ACTION. President Benigno Aquino III and French President Francois Hollande listen to Senator Loren Legarda and French actress Marion Cotillard deliver the ‘Manila Call to Action on Climate Change’ in Malacañang on February 26, 2015. Photo by Malacañang Photo Bureau
February 26, 2015 —
Below is the full text of the “Manila Call to Action on Climate Change,” a joint statement of the Philippines and France launched in Malacañang on February 26, 2015, on the occasion of the state visit of French President Francois Hollande.
Continue reading Manila Call to Action on Climate Change APPEAL TO NATIONS. President Francois Hollande says a successful climate conference in Paris will only happen with political will from all nations to act decisively against global warming. All photos by Franz Lopez/Rappler
MANILA, Philippines (Feb. 26, 2015) — French President Francois Hollande, speaking from the capital of the Philippines, called on all countries to mobilize against climate change.
Continue reading French President in PH: World Faces Decisive Choice on Climate