Political prisoners in Bahrain fear COVID-19 threat

Tehran (Tasnim) – When imprisoned Bahraini activist Abdullah Habeeb Swar got a cough that lasted several days, his 14 cellmates feared that he might have been infected with the coronavirus and spread it through their crowded wing. They share a cell that is designed for eight people in one of the three wings in Manama Jaw Prison and is reserved for inmates who have been … Continue reading Political prisoners in Bahrain fear COVID-19 threat

Hours of work increased to 60 hours per week in certain sectors

These exemptions could apply for example in “energy”, “telecoms”, “logistics”, “transport” or even “food”, said the entourage of the Minister of Labor, Muriel Pénicaud , The government will allow derogations from working hours in certain sectors up to 60 hours a week, against 48 hours currently, and 46 hours against 44 hours on average over a 12-week period, the Labor Ministry said on Tuesday. These … Continue reading Hours of work increased to 60 hours per week in certain sectors

Coronavirus: and China is gradually waking up … after the peak in health

Factories reopen in China where economic activity is resuming solidly. A recovery correlated with an epidemic in very sharp decline. This is of course only fragmentary information but it is encouraging. Factories are gradually reopening in China even if they are not yet operating at full capacity. Airbus has thus restarted its assembly line for the A320 family based in Tianjin, south of Beijing. For … Continue reading Coronavirus: and China is gradually waking up … after the peak in health

The Fed continues to water the liquidity markets

The Fed reiterated that it would do anything to help markets continue to function and launched a new $ 300 billion aid program. US Central Bank No Longer Limits Purchases of T-Bills and Mortgage Securities, She Announced Monday, Along with a Range of Measures Giving a Wide Range of Businesses Access to fresh money. The Fed will make debt purchases “of an amount necessary to … Continue reading The Fed continues to water the liquidity markets

G20 prescribes $ 5,000 billion to heal global economy

More than three months after the start of the epidemic, part of China, the G20 member countries gathered at an extraordinary summit to display a united front and try to find a coordinated response to the pandemic that has placed the world economy in lethargy. After a response in dispersed order to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic which is hitting economies hard, countries are now … Continue reading G20 prescribes $ 5,000 billion to heal global economy

La Banque Postale would consider offering HSBC retail activity in France

According to information from Reuters, the postal group’s banking subsidiary is considering the acquisition of HSBC’s retail activities in France. With this in mind, it would have mandated the British bank Barclays. In the midst of a management reshuffle, the banking giant HSBC plans to sell all or part of its retail banking activity in France, which employs thousands of people. According to information from … Continue reading La Banque Postale would consider offering HSBC retail activity in France

Elon Musk hopes to see the end of his Las Vegas tunnel in 2020

Tesla’s boss tweeted information about plans to transport passengers by autonomous electric vehicles through a tunnel to unclog the city of Las Vegas, which is slated to expand the exhibition center. Las Vegas tunnel built by Elon Musk’s The Boring Company is expected to be completed and ready for use next year, billionaire tweet posted on Saturday in response to social media user . “Boring … Continue reading Elon Musk hopes to see the end of his Las Vegas tunnel in 2020

CO2 objective: is Fiat’s combination with Tesla legal?

The car group Fiat-Chrysler has signed an agreement with Tesla in the run-up to the 2021 CO2 targets. It is a question of avoiding fines that promise to be astronomical. However, the legality of the assembly raises questions, and all eyes are turned to the European Commission … Get flashed at 150 on the highway, and ask a third party to lose his points in … Continue reading CO2 objective: is Fiat’s combination with Tesla legal?

CO2 objectives: manufacturers’ ideas for limiting breakage

Manufacturers will have to use all the levers necessary to meet environmental objectives. Analysts believe they will not escape substantial fines. “We don’t get up in the morning to pay fines,” this sentence lent to Carlos Tavares, CEO of PSA, says a lot about the ambient climate in the European car industry. From January 1, the European Commission will start counting each of the 16 … Continue reading CO2 objectives: manufacturers’ ideas for limiting breakage

Has “organic” made us all mad?

O ur desire for health and marketing, “organic” has become, in particular in terms of food, a real social phenomenon which now disqualifies what is not “organic”. However, a rational analysis shows that this craze rests on fragile foundations. “All of a sudden, he mounted the step of the tractor and gave me a dozen punches. I was stuck in the cabin and couldn’t move. … Continue reading Has “organic” made us all mad?