Philippines

Australia, PH partners send aid to quake-hit Mindanao

Australia, PH partners send aid to quake-hit Mindanao By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Australia, Austria, China and the European Union (EU) have separately offered sympathies and humanitarian aid to the people of Mindanao following the series of earthquakes that hit parts of the region last month. Australian Ambassador Steven Robinson … Continue reading

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European Union allots P10.9-B aid for Mindanao, energy projects nationwide

EU allots P10.9-B aid for Mindanao, energy projects nationwide By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — Development assistance worth EUR170 million or PHP10.88 billion for Mindanao and energy projects all over the Philippines will be up for negotiation with the Philippine government, an executive from the European Union (EU) said. “We have … Continue reading

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EU to support PH in implementing 27 confabs to retain GSP+ status

EU to support PH in implementing 27 confabs to retain GSP+ status By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — The European Union (EU) on Monday committed to continue working closely with the Philippines through the ongoing Generalized Scheme of Preferences Plus (GSP+) monitoring process, guaranteeing support to ensure that progress is made … Continue reading

Palace welcomes EU plan to help PHL’s drug rehab efforts
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Palace welcomes EU plan to help PHL’s drug rehab efforts

Palace welcomes EU plan to help PHL’s drug rehab efforts MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Malacanang welcomed on Tuesday a plan of the European Union (EU) to offer support in the illegal drug campaign and drug rehabilitation efforts in the Philippines. “As the Duterte administration gains ground in the war on drugs, the Palace welcomes … Continue reading