New rail transport plan by SNCF after coronavirus crisis

Deconfinement: The SNCF and the Regions want you to Take the TER this Summer with 2 Million Tickets from 1 to 10 Euros

RAIL TRANSPORT: A way to revive rail transport, hit hard by the coronavirus crisis “We will make you prefer the train”. This well-known SNCF slogan is being brought up to date, the sector having been hit hard by the coronavirus crisis. Associated with the eleven regions which manage regional rail transport, the railway company launches the ”  TER de France” operation, a story of “restoring […]

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"Hundreds of Thousands" of People Will Lose Their Jobs in France, Warns Bruno Le Maire

Coronavirus: “Hundreds of Thousands” of People Will Lose Their Jobs in France, Warns Bruno Le Maire

UNEMPLOYMENT: Faced with the recession, 45 billion euros will be put on the table in an attempt to preserve jobs as much as possible, announced the minister. To cope with the “wave of difficulties” which threatens the job market after confinement, Bruno Le Maire announced the creation of “new solutions” to help the households most in difficulty. The Minister of […]

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Bars, cafes (like the Café de Flore in Paris here) and restaurants can reopen from June 2, Edouard Philippe announced Thursday, May 28, 2020.

Bars, Restaurants, Cafes: Reopening from 2nd June in the Green Zone

Edouard Philippe presented Thursday 28th May 2020 phase 2 of the deconfinement plan. The establishments still currently closed will be able to reopen. It was a long-awaited date for professionals, as well as for some of their clients. From the 2nd June, bars, cafes and restaurants will be able to reopen, announced Edouard Philippe during the presentation […]

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Emmanuel Macron unveiled the main measures to save the automotive sector, hit by the Covid-19 crisis.

Automobile: An Exceptional Conversion Bonus for the Purchase of a Hybrid from June 1st

On the road on Tuesday, Emmanuel Macron presented the broad outlines of his “massive” support plan for the automotive sector, amounting to 8 billion euros. “We all have one goal: to fight for jobs and the automotive industry, everywhere in France”. This Tuesday 26th May 2020, Emmanuel Macron presented his plan at more than 8 billion euros to support the automotive […]

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Japan has gone into recession after the coronavirus pandemic

Japan: The Country in Recession, the Worst Yet to Come

JAPAN: The Japanese economy, already in bad shape at the end of 2019, began in the first quarter of 2020 to suffer the shock of the coronavirus, from which it should continue to suffer. The recession is back in Japan, which experienced a second straight quarter of contraction in the gross domestic product (GDP) between January and the end […]

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Bars and restaurants could reopen after the 2nd June

Bars and Restaurants: Reopening Possible on June 2nd for “Green” Departments

This date should be fixed at the end of May, said Prime Minister Edouard Philippe this Thursday 14th May 2020, after the inter-ministerial committee. We know more about the reopening of bars, cafes and restaurants. The government has indeed presented this Thursday 14th May 2020 the main measures of its “Marshall plan” aimed at reviving the tourism industry.  Le tourisme fait […]

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Covid-19: Edouard Philippe announces aid of 200 euros for precarious young people

Covid-19: Edouard Philippe Announces Aid of 200 Euros for Precarious Young People

During his speech in the Senate on Monday, the Prime Minister promised aid to 800,000 young people: students who have lost their jobs and young people who touch the APL. 800,000 people under the age of 25 will be affected. This Monday 4th May 2020, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, during his speech on deconfinement in the Senate, announced exceptional assistance […]

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The price of surgical masks that will be sold in shops as part of the deconfinement will be capped at 95 euro cents per unit, but there will be no ceiling for textile masks

Covid-19: The Price of Surgical Masks Capped at 95 Cents per Unit

However, the general public fabric masks, which must have equipped the French from the deconfinement of May 11th, 2020, are not affected. As deconfinement is fast approaching, the question of masks continues to stir public debate: how to get them? Or? For what prices? Under what circumstances must they be worn? The government is working hard to resolve this vagueness. Just […]

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The government has announced new financial aid for confined farmers

Covid-19: Government Announces New Financial Aid For Farmers

This allowance, up to 112 euros per day, can be paid to those forced to stay at home, to babysit, or to have contracted the coronavirus. Up to 112 euros per day: this is what farmers affected by the Covid-19 will now be able to touch. The ministries of Agriculture, Health and Action and Public Accounts announced Wednesday 29th April […]

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Extension of confinement is "fascist" and "not democratic" for Elon Musk

United States: Extension of Confinement is “Fascist” and “Not Democratic” for Elon Musk

EPIDEMIC: Confinement has been extended in California and in particular in Fremont, the city housing the American Tesla plant near San Francisco For Elon Musk, extending the confinement to stem the spread of the Covid-19 is “fascist,” said the whimsical boss of Tesla on Wednesday during the conference call analyzing the company’s quarterly results. “The extension of confinement (…) forcibly imprisons people […]

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