Asian Development Bank pledges $14 billion in loans

The Asian Development Bank pledged on Tuesday to provide $14 billion in loans over four years to improve food security in poor countries in Asia-Pacific amid rising global prices and climate change. The bank, which provides loans and grants to the poorest countries in the Asia-Pacific region, said the financing would target – among other […]

Giant pink diamond auctioned in Geneva

A giant pink diamond, a very rare stone, will be auctioned in Geneva in November and could sell for up to 35 million dollars (36 million euros), Christie’s announced on Monday. The gem of more than 18 carats is the largest pear-shaped pink diamond of this quality ever auctioned, adds Christie’s, owned by Artémis, holding […]

In Le Havre, 100 million euros to develop cruises

Three new terminals, intended to accommodate more stopover liners, will be built in Le Havre by 2025 for an investment of 100 million euros, announced Monday the mayor and former Prime Minister Edouard Philippe. “Welcoming more ships and cruise passengers, in better conditions, while respecting environmental issues», such is the objective of this project, according […]

bad weather for the insurance world

France should experience one of its worst years in terms of climate disasters in 2022, with damage already estimated at 4.6 billion euros between January and the end of August. And it’s not over. Between 2020 and 2050, the annual average to be paid could be around 4.7 billion, which would represent a doubling compared […]

increase in health insurance expenditure beyond 3.5% in 2023

The planned increase in health insurance expenditure for 2023 may exceed 3.5% compared to 2022, said Saturday the Minister Delegate for Health Professions, Agnès Firmin Le Bodo, on France Inter. The social security financing bill “will be on the rise with an Ondam (national objective for health insurance expenditure) which will be higher than 3.5%”, […]

Berlin is waging a “hybrid war” against Moscow, accuses ex-Russian President Medvedev

Former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Sunday accused Germany of carrying out a “hybrid warfareagainst Russia, justifying the stoppage of gas supplies to Berlin by its behavior “enemyin the midst of the conflict in Ukraine. These statements come as relations between Germany and Russia, already weighed down by the conflict in Ukraine, were further strained […]

Ukrainians do not accept Canadian decision on Nord Stream turbines

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky warned Sunday, in a telephone interview with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, that Ukrainians would never accept Canada’s decision to send turbines back to Germany “in violation of the sanctions regimeagainst Russia. It was the first meeting between the two leaders since the Canadian decision last week to allow the return […]

Insurance reform issues – La Terre de Chez Nous

The agricultural profession is relatively worried about the treatment made of this dossier by the Ministry of Agriculture. The importance of this reform, structuring for agriculture in the face of the consequences of climate change, makes it a priority file.The reform is based on a link between the mobilization of national solidarity and the development […]

Lego permanently ceases sales in Russia, 81 stores affected

The Danish group will also cut the posts of “most of its Moscow-based team”. The world’s number one toy, the Danish Lego group, announced on Tuesday that it would permanently cease sales in Russia due to the war in Ukraine, affecting the 81 stores operated by a Russian distributor. The manufacturer of the famous plastic […]

a reference in the business world

Fidal is one of the benchmarks in the business world in France, and for good reason. This year, it celebrates its 100 years of support, defense and advice, for the benefit of companies and economic players. Far from resting on its achievements, Fidal proudly cultivates the pioneering spirit of its founders. Supporting the company at […]