China: Edouard Philippe Received by Xi Jinping to “Continue the Conversation” Between the two Countries

CHINA: The president of China said that with Emmanuel Macron, “Sino-French relations have a more stable and healthier starting point” … Edouard Philippe was received Monday in Beijing by President Xi Jinping to “continue the conversation” started in January during the visit to China Emmanuel Macron .After visiting Shenzhen and Shanghai, the Prime Minister arrived Sunday in Beijing, he said, to …

SNCF: Edouard Philippe Receives Railway Unions without Intending to Touch his Reform

The Prime Minister meets on Monday with the railway unions for the first time since the beginning of the SNCF conflict, a hand “tense but firm” according to Matignon. Edouard Philippe met on Monday the railway unions for the first time since the beginning of the strike action at the SNCF, a hand “tense but firm” according to …

Airport: Prime Minister Edouard Philippe Surprise Visit to Notre-Dame-des-Landes

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced Saturday he was at Notre-Dame-des-Landes, to “see and hear”.Before a decision expected by the end of January. Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced Saturday on Twitter that he was at Notre-Dame-des-Landes, to “see and hear” when he has completed on Friday a week of consultations at Matignon on the draft Nantes airport , before a very sensitive …

Secondary Roads at 80 km/h: The Prime Minister Ready to be “Unpopular”

Tuesday 9th January, the government will announce the extent of lowering the road speed of 90-80 km/h on the 400 000 km of roads in the country in order to “save lives”. Edouard Philippe defends the probable reduction of speed to 80 km/h on secondary roads . He “understands arguments, and even bad mood,” and said he will accept …

Sharp Drop in Popularity for Macron and Philippe

SURVEY: The President loses ten points in a month, and his Prime minister, eight points … The popularity rating of Emmanuel Macron has fallen sharply in July, with 54% satisfied, ten points less than in June, according to an Ifop poll for the Journal du Dimanche . Prime Minister Edouard Philippe also records a drop of eight points over the same period from 64% …

Emmanuel Macron will Speak Before Congress on Monday 3rd July

SPEECH: The French President will address the parliamentarians on the eve of the policy speech of his Prime Minister, Edouard Philippe … Emmanuel Macron will speak next Monday, July 3, before Congress meeting in Versailles, said  Senate President Gerard Larcher , coming out of a meeting with the Head of State at the Elysée. “The president @Emmanuel Macron …

64% of French Satisfied with Emmanuel Macron and Edouard Philippe

SURVEY: The scores of the President and his Prime Minister are the same … Seven weeks after the Presidential election in France, Emmanuel Macron is still riding high. Sixty-four percent of the French are satisfied with the new head of state (+ 2% compared to May 2017) and Edouard Philippe, the Prime Minister (+ 9%), according to an Ifop poll for the Journal …

State of Emergency: Édouard Philippe says “It must not become Permanent”

The state of emergency should be extended until the 1st November. This state of emergency should it become permanent? “No” says Prime Minister Édouard Philippe, recalling this morning that the level of threat in France is “extremely high.” Must the state of emergency be a permanent condition? “No” slice the prime minister. “The priority of the president and this government …

One in Three French Approve the Appointment of Edouard Philippe

An Atlantico and Harris Interactive poll, released on Tuesday by RMC, indicates that nearly one in three French (32%) approve the appointment of the deputy mayor of Le Havre, Edouard Philippe, as Prime Minister. They however, 42 percent think that this appointment will “weaken” the Socialist Party, 38% Republicans, 32% the Front National and 30% La France …