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 …

New Attack Foiled in France: A Man of Egyptian Origin in Prison

A man was arrested and placed in pre-trial detention. The operation foiling an attack in France has highlighted the presence of explosives and poison manufacturing tutorials. A new attack was foiled in France and two people were arrested , said Friday, May 18 the Minister of the Interior Gerard Collomb. “The arrest took place in the XVIII arrondissement”, told AFP a source close …

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 …

Edouard Philippe in the Caribbean, Two Months after the Hurricanes Maria and Irma

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe goes on Saturday to Martinique, for a three-day trip in the French Caribbean, devastated by Irma and Maria hurricanes. Edouard Philippe begins Saturday Martinique a three-day trip to the French West Indies, the Prime Minister will complete Monday in the islands of Saint Martin and Saint Barthélemy, devastated there two months by the Empowered hurricane Irma. “We …

Defence: The Armies Budget will Increase by 1.6 Billion Euros in 2018

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced an increase in the defence budget “unprecedented over the past decade.” It will increase to more than 1.6 billion euros in 2018. “We will next year increase in the budget that I will present the budget of the Armies of more than 1.6 billion euros. This effort will continue in 2019 and …