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Protestors wave placards at a rally against the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) just days before parliament is due to open a debate on the free trade pact in Kuala Lumpur
04/02/2016 - Pacific Rim

Unions claims Trans-Pacific Partnership undermines democracy

The biggest trade deal in history, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), was signed in Auckland, New Zealand, on Thursday.
Marina Picasso, Pablo Picasso's granddaughter
16/05/2015 - FRANCE

Picasso granddaughter to sell artist's Cannes villa for charity work

Pablo Picasso's granddaughter plans to sell his villa in Cannes to fund her charity work. Marina Picasso, 64, is also to put 126 works of pottery by her grandfather up for auction.

A US helicopter sprays Agent Orange during the Vietnam War
30/04/2015 - France - Vietnam - US

Franco-Vietnamese Agent Orange victim sues US chemical companies

A Franco-Vietnamese woman has filed a lawsuit in France to ask for damages from US chemical companies that manufactured Agent Orange, the defoliant sprayed by the US air force during the Vietnam War.


French press review 30 April 2015

A look back to the end of the war in Vietnam, the strange case of a French girl sent home from school because her skirt was too long, suggestions for keeping all of humanity well fed and slow ...
The Flight of the Dragon is on at the Musée Guimet in Paris, until 15 September 2014
03/08/2014 - Report: Culture

A chance to catch fleeting Vietnamese dragons

A feast of culture, art and history exhibition is open to all at the Asian Arts Museum in Paris, The Musée Guimet, in the year of Vietnamese culture in France.
The two men whom police said were travelling on stolen passports onboard the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 plane
11/03/2014 - Malaysia - Vietnam - France - China

Malaysia Airlines plane disappearance probably not terrorism, Interpol

The disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines plane with 239 people on board was probably not a "terrorist incident", the head of Interpol said on Tuesday.


French press review 10 March 2014

The missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing, the diplomatic deadend that is Ukraine, a bidding war in the French mobile telephone market, former president Sarkozy the victim of official and other sorts of ...
An upset relative of a passenger of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 approaches an official at a hotel in Putrajaya, Malaysia
09/03/2014 - Malaysia - Vietnam - France - China

Malaysia launches terror probe into missing plane, four French on board

Malaysia has launched a terror probe into the disappearance of the airliner that vanished with 239 people on board on Saturday.
Relatives wait for news of the Malaysia Airlines plane at Beijing airport
08/03/2014 - Malaysia - Vietnam - France - China

Malaysia, Vietnam search for missing plane - three French among 239 on board

Vietnamese planes spotted two large oil slicks late Saturday near the area where a Malaysia Airlines jet vanished from air-traffic control screens with 239 people, including three French citizens, on ...
A Airbus А350
11/02/2014 - France - Vietnam

Vietnamese airline places 4.7-billion-euro order with Airbus

Vietnamese airline VietJetAir has confirmed a 4.7-billion-euro order for 63 planes with European planemaker Airbus.