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EU agrees clampdown on bitcoin platforms to tackle money laundering

Posted on: December 20th, 2017 | No Comments
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union states and legislators agreed on Friday on stricter rules to prevent money laundering and terrorism financing on exchange platforms for bitcoin and other virtual currencies,...

International network urges PHL government to stop EJKs and human rights violations

Posted on: October 9th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — “Stop the killings” and “Stop silencing dissent.” This has been the call of a mission of international parliamentarians and civil society leaders who visited the Philippines to...

Speaker Alvarez opposes the restoration of CHR’s proposed budget

Posted on: September 20th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Instead of approving the proposed budget of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR), House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez is more willing to re-align it, for instance, to fund...

Groups also call for rejection of US grants

Posted on: May 19th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA — Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano stressed that the Philippines should not receive aid grants from other countries if it is coupled with a condition or if they...

Philippines will no longer accept financial assistance from the European Union

Posted on: May 19th, 2017 | No Comments
    MANILA — “The President has approved the recommendation on the Department of Finance not to accept grants but this does not necessarily mean humanitarian aids from the EU...

PHL-EU relations remains excellent despite controversial statements of President Duterte vs EU – Malacañang

Posted on: March 29th, 2017 | No Comments
Malacañang said the relationship between Philippines and the European Union remains excellent despite the controversial statements of President Rodrigo Duterte against the bloc. “I will just happy to hang you...

Duterte lashes out anew at EU, top critics

Posted on: March 20th, 2017 | No Comments
MYANMAR — President Rodrigo Duterte arrived before sunset in Pyi Taw, Myanmar for his official visit in the country. After being welcomed by several Myanmar officials, the President headed straight...

EU authorities demand changes from Facebook, Google, Twitter

Posted on: March 20th, 2017 | No Comments
Social media companies Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc and Twitter Inc will have to amend their terms of service for European users within a month or face the risk of fines,...

‘Alarming’ superbugs a risk to people, animals and food, EU warns

Posted on: February 23rd, 2017 | No Comments
Superbug bacteria found in people, animals and food across the European Union pose an “alarming” threat to public and animal health having evolved to resist widely used antibiotics, disease and...

World’s largest marine park created in Antarctic Ocean

Posted on: October 28th, 2016 | No Comments
  Twenty-four countries and the European Union agreed on Friday to create the world’s largest marine park in the Antarctic Ocean, covering a massive 1.55 million square km (600,000 square...