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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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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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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France releases billions of aid to Air France and Renault during Covid-19 crisis

Covid-19: France Releases 7 Billion Euros in Aid for Air France and 5 Billion for Renault

To cope with the disastrous consequences of the coronavirus epidemic on certain French companies, the government has released emergency aid. The French and Dutch states have promised massive aid to save Air France-KLM from the disastrous consequences of the coronavirus epidemic, with ten billion euros in direct or bank loans. The French Minister of Economy Bruno Le Maire […]

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The limit for contactless payment will rise to 50 euros from May 11, 2020.

Covid-19: The Limit for Contactless Payment Increases to 50 Euros from May 11th

To support the gradual takeover of businesses, the ceiling for contactless payment will rise to 50 euros from the 11th May 2020. Until now, the limit for contactless payment has been 30 euros. But from the 11th May 2020, the day of possible deconfinement in France, it will increase to 50 euros.  The Groupement des Cartes Bancaires confirms the […]

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Some civil servants will benefit from exceptional aid of up to 1,000 euros.

Coronavirus Covid-19: Up to 1,500 Euros Premium for Carers and Certain Civil Servants

The government met this Wednesday 15th April on the occasion of a new council of ministers, to discuss financial issues and the terms of economic assistance. A first step towards the revaluation of wages? This Wednesday, April 15, 2020, after a new Council of Ministers, the government announced the payment of a bonus to some of these […]

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More than 4 million households will benefit from emergency aid

Coronavirus: Nearly 4 Million French People will Benefit from Exceptional Aid

Emmanuel Macron had indicated the payment of financial aid to the most modest households, during his last televised address, Monday 13th April 2020. Something promised, something due. At the end of the Council of Ministers, which met this Wednesday 15th April 2020 at the end of the morning, the government announced the payment of exceptional aid for modest households, one […]

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Police check pedestrians and a motorist on a street in Strasbourg, April 9, 2020 during the confinement established in France to fight against the coronavirus.

Coronavirus Covid-19: Enhanced Confinement Monitoring for the Easter Weekend in France

Already announced by the Elysee, confinement will continue past Tuesday 14th April 2020. The authorities will keep an eye on things this Easter weekend. After more than 12,000 coronavirus deaths in France, confinement surveillance will remain strict during the Easter weekend at the end of which Emmanuel Macron will detail the consequences to be reserved for this confinement which forces the French to […]

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