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The Louvre Abu Dhabi, first of its kind

ABU DHABI — The Louvre Abu Dhabi, the first museum to bear the Louvre name outside France, presents around 600 pieces in a modern,...

Story of Hitler’s rise wins French top book award

PARIS — Two books about the Nazis took France’s biggest literary prizes on Monday, with Eric Vuillard’s story of how German industry and finance...

PHL to sign new ODA loan deal with France

THE PHILIPPINES is set to sign a new official development assistance (ODA) loan agreement from France to support local government fiscal reforms. “The Philippines will...

As croissants go global, France’s butter shortages bite

RENNES, FRANCE – Gone are the days of the butter mountains when the EU had to step in to mop up surpluses. A newfound...

La La Land’s Chazelle partners with Netflix for TV musical

LOS ANGELES – Damien Chazelle, the Oscar-winning director of hit movie La La Land, has another musical in the works, this time a multilingual...

France disputes Duterte on human rights

FRANCE ON Wednesday rejected claims by Philippine President Rodrigo R. Duterte that people were guilty until proven innocent in its legal system, as it...

A hot time in Paris

Text and photos by Cathy Rose A. Garcia Summer is a great time to visit Paris. After all, the days are filled with sunshine, and...

The Paris Air Show

ONCE every two years, Paris becomes the center of the world’s aerospace industry. The International Paris Air Show, held at the Le Bourget airfield north...

French film legend Jeanne Moreau, 89

PARIS -- French actress Jeanne Moreau, who lit up the screen in Jules et Jim and starred in some of the most critically acclaimed...

Macron courts the stars; meets Rihanna

PARIS -- France’s Emmanuel Macron continued to reach for the stars Wednesday, hosting R&B icon Rihanna for what she called “incredible” talks at the...

France looks to Philippines as partner for developing legal framework to...

FRANCE has invited the Philippines to be its partner in developing a legal framework that would promote environmental justice, intended to protect those who...

Iconic French chateau garden restored thanks to US billionaire

CHAMBORD, FRANCE -- The chateau of Chambord, the biggest in France’s Loire Valley, will see its French formal garden restored thanks to a €3.5...

France to open first ‘shooting gallery’ for drug addicts

PARIS, FRANCE -- France’s health minister visited the country’s first “shooting gallery” for hard drug addicts on Tuesday as opposition politicians denounced the experiment...

France’s new ‘Disneyland of wine’ sets heads spinning

PARIS -- It has already been dubbed an “adult Disneyland” and “the amusement park of our dreams” by US college students. But the Cite du...

Religious tourism

By Zsarlene B. Chua WHILE FRANCE welcomes millions of tourists each year, many visit this center of culture as part of a more all-encompasing European...