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                    [Title] => French envoy to Philippines named Knight in the Legion of Honor
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French Ambassador Gilles Garachon was recently named Chevalier (Knight) in the Legion d’honneur (Legion of Honor) by the French government in a reception last December 16 at the French Residence in Makati.

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I haven’t spoken with him since he "indianed" me twice – first at the dinner I gave for the Presidentiables and Vice Presidentiables at the Tower Club. Noli had told me in Malacañang that he would come, even if President GMA had politely spurned my invitation. The night before the event, he had also assured my partner and coordinator, STARGATE President Babe Romualdez, he was coming.
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