Allocation de Rentrée Scolaire: How Much is the School Allowance this Year

SCHOOL: Aid that funds the purchase of school supplies is paid to about three million families from this Thursday, August 17th … It is from this Thursday that the Allocation de Rentrée Scolaire (ARS ) or school allowance is paid for this school year 2017. Approximately three million families are to receive this aid which finances the supplies for …

China Again the Top US Creditor

The US Treasury said Tuesday 15th August that China had made in June, its most important purchases of US debt securities for six years. Beijing becomes the first US creditor. More than 19 800 billion dollars! It’s mind-boggling amount of US government debt in June. An amount that attracts the desires of many foreign investors, and primarily of …

Smoking: Cigarette Sales up 9% in First Half 2017

HEALTH: Between January and July 2017, cigarette sales increased 9.2% despite the introduction of neutral package … Seven months after the arrival of neutral package , imposed by law on the 1st January 2017, cigarette sales have increased according to information published Wednesday by RTL. Sales increased by 9.2% between January and July 2017 after the French customs, confirming …

Lourdes: The Traditional Pilgrimage Amid Tight Security

RELIGION: On this Tuesday 15th August, the Town of Lourdes, expects thousands of pilgrims … Security of the porticos, a banned vehicle traffic, mobilized 300 police officers … The traditional pilgrimage of the Assumption in Lourdes , which expects 25,000 pilgrims will be on Tuesday under heavy security. A reduced safety device Although the device has been …

North Korea: Macron calls to “prevent escalation of tensions”

The French president calls for de-escalation on Saturday after the long war of words between Donald Trump and his Korean counterpart, Kim Jong-un. The two countries defy and threaten nuclear bombings respectively since the beginning of the week. Emmanuel Macron Saturday called “the responsibility of all and to prevent any escalation of tensions” , after several days of …