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Palace calls on EU anew to stop funding of Red fronts

Malacañang on Friday called on the European Union anew to reconsider funding organizations allegedly being used as legal fronts of the communist rebellion.

PHL to EU: Stop funding Red fronts

THE PHILIPPINE government has asked the European Union (EU) to stop funding “communist front organizations” in the Philippines.

European med-tech firms eye the Philippine market — BoI

A delegation of mostly healthcare and medical technology companies from the European Union (EU) is seeking to bring in new technologies in the country...

Trade war fears hit European factories as global optimism wanes

Euro-area manufacturers saw order growth slow to the weakest pace in two years after renewed concerns over trade prospects hit confidence. Purchasing Managers’ Indexes from...

Duterte to China and EU: ‘Rethink’ your policies

By Arjay L. Balinbin President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Tuesday, Aug. 14, talked tough against the People’s Republic of China, demanding that it should “rethink”...

EU urges big powers to avert trade ‘conflict and chaos’

Beijing, China -- The European Union called Monday on the United States, China and Russia to work together to cool worsening global trade tensions,...

Germany says `isolationist’ Trump opens global power vacuum

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas called on the European Union to unite and fill the void left by the U.S. drawback from global agreements...

World on brink of trade war as US slaps tariffs on...

Paris -- The world's largest economies stood on the brink of all-out trade war as the EU, Canada and Mexico drew up retaliatory measures...

EU ‘not at war with anyone’ on trade: Mogherini

Brussels, Belgium -- EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini on Friday said the bloc was not in a trade war with anyone but would...

EU lawmakers move to toughen screening of foreign investments

BRUSSELS/BERLIN -- Lawmakers in the European Parliament approved on Monday a far-reaching proposal calling for greater scrutiny of foreign investments, part of a bid to respond to a flurry of Chinese acquisitions in the European Union (EU).

Happy GDPR Day — but not for some US websites

The EU's flagship new data protection laws came into effect on Friday but hit an early hitch as several major US news websites were...

EU sees continued assistance to Marawi

By Janina C. Lim, Reporter THE European Union (EU) is exploring ways to channel its assistance to Marawi City, mulling a scheme that does not...

EU to commit extra 170 million euros in aid

THE European Union (EU) is set to commit 170 million euros (P10.8 billion) in aid to the Philippines on top of the 260 million...

CCAP prepares for implementation of EU data protection regulation

THE Contact Center Association of the Philippines is gearing up for the implementation of the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), mainly...

Senate concurs with PHL-EU agreement

THE SENATE in a statement on Monday said it has adopted a resolution expressing its concurrence with the ratification of a framework agreement “on...

EU assures assistance following PHL calamities

THE European Union (EU) has offered assistance to the Philippines in the wake of calamities that have struck the country this holiday season, from...

EU banks told to get crisis-ready by removing wind-down hurdles

BIG EURO-AREA lenders face a choice; clean up the complicated corporate structures that make them difficult to wind down in a crisis, or watch...

Confusion reigns as banks scramble to price FX; bond research under...

LONDON — How much are you worth? For the foreign exchange (FX) and bond analysts covering the world’s biggest markets, how much to charge...

Central bankers on the move, but where’s the inflation?

LONDON -- Now the Bank of England (BoE) has raised interest rates for the first time in a decade, it is beyond doubt major...

EU says no formal notice from PHL canceling assistance

By Victor V. Saulon, Sub-Editor AS far as the European Union (EU) is concerned, the Philippines has yet to come up with a final decision...

Duterte: No more grants from EU

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte on Wednesday, Oct. 18, reaffirmed anew his policy for the Philippines not to accept new grants from the European Union...

2017 exports to European Union may hit $10 billion, DTI...

PHILIPPINE EXPORTS to the European Union (EU) could hit $10 billion by the end of the year, riding on the back of generalized system...

Trade chief affirms PHL-EU ties following Duterte outburst

By Rosemarie A. Zamora FOLLOWING the tirades by President Rodrigo R. Duterte made against the European Union (EU) on Thursday Oct. 12, Trade Secretary Ramon...

Duterte rants anew at EU, UN, US, CIA, others

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte on Thursday, Oct. 12, slammed anew the European Union (EU) and United Nations (UN) in response to criticisms, not by...

PHL moves to assure EU on GSP+ fitness

THE GOVERNMENT has scrambled to assure the European Union (EU) -- which has criticized the human rights record of President Rodrigo R. Duterte --...

European Union to launch cybersecurity ‘safety labels’

BRUSSELS -- The European Union unveiled plans on Sept. 20 to step up its response to cyber attacks, including a new intelligence-sharing agency, cyber...

EU looking to propose stronger monitoring of UK financial firms after...

BRUSSELS — The European Commission was set to propose later on Wednesday stricter controls of foreign financial firms that do business in the European...

Google fine is small change compared with EU’s bigger threat

GOOGLE’S record-breaking €2.4-billion ($2.7-billion) European Union fine could end up being just a fraction of the costs from the EU’s demand that it stop...