Économie

Elon Musk becomes champion of defying virus stay-home orders

Elon Musk becomes champion of defying virus stay-home orders The reopening went against the rules of Alameda County, California health officials, who halted Musk's previous attempts to start production lines at the Fremont facility. "It can be done Fast & Safely!" he wrote on the micro-blogging site. The Fremont facility is Tesla's only USA vehicle-assembly plant, and the company would lose critical production if it shut down the plant to move equipment... [Full Article...]

Extension to Furlough Scheme Welcomed by Logistics Sector but Unions Express Concerns

Extension to Furlough Scheme Welcomed by Logistics Sector but Unions Express Concerns From August, the scheme will continue for all sectors and regions of the country but with greater flexibility to support the transition back to work, Sunak said. Andrew McRae, from the Federation of Small Businesses, said the "shrewd decisions from the chancellor will give thousands of large and small Scottish employers the right sort of flexibility". [Full Article...]

Australian politician tests negative for Covid-19 after coughing fit in parliament

Australian politician tests negative for Covid-19 after coughing fit in parliament Tackling the budget deficit over the coming years will be an uphill battle, but Mr Frydenberg said the Government is committed to shrinking the debt by "growing the economy through productivity enhancing reforms". While it's still too early to claim victory against the virus, Australia has seen enormous success in containing its spread. Frydenberg said he expects to receive the test results on W... [Full Article...]

U.S. may not renegotiate China trade deal over virus war

U.S. may not renegotiate China trade deal over virus war US-China bilateral trade nosedived in the first four months of the year as supply chains on both sides were severely disrupted by coronavirus lockdowns. It followed up by rolling back penalties on a list of goods that included medical and industrial machinery. "I'm convinced that without the Chinese Communist Party deception, the virus would not be here in the United States", said Graham . [Full Article...]

Tesla's California factory appears busy amid county shutdown orders

Tesla's California factory appears busy amid county shutdown orders It appears the dispute between Tesla and San Francisco Bay Area authorities over the reopening of a factory in the face of shutdown orders is coming to an end. Do you think that Elon Musk is being insensitive to this by wishing to open Tesla headquarters in Califronia? Two workers who have returned to the plant said they were required to watch a safety-training video. [Full Article...]

Ryanair to resume two out of five flights from July

Ryanair to resume two out of five flights from July In an announcement, the airline says the return of services from most of its 80 bases across Europe would bump up route operations to 90% of its pre-Covid-19 services. Queues for the toilet will be banned during flights and passengers will have to request access from crew members. Ryanair encourages passengers to regularly hand wash and use hand sanitizers in airport terminals. [Full Article...]

Coronavirus: Job losses 'break my heart' - Sunak

Coronavirus: Job losses 'break my heart' - Sunak It has been reported the programme will continue to September, although the rate of support will be cut from a maximum of 80% of salary to 60%. The four-month extension will have "greater flexibility to support the transition back to work", according to a tweet from Sunak. [Full Article...]

U.S. tightens visa regulations for reporters from China

U.S. tightens visa regulations for reporters from China The new rules come into force on Monday. The new rules will not apply to reporters carrying passports issued by the semi-autonomous Chinese territories of Hong Kong and Macau. Britain's National Cyber Security Centre and the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency said they had detected large-scale "password spraying" tactics - hackers trying to access accounts through commonly used pa... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia triples VAT to support coronavirus-hit economy

Saudi Arabia triples VAT to support coronavirus-hit economy Additionally, the cost-of-living allowance shall be discontinued as of June 2020. The payments will include SAR1,000 for each family and SAR500 for each dependent. Also suspend Saudi Arabia from 1. Saudi Arabia is hiking taxes and slashing public spending in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 'With hardship will come more scrutiny of state spending elsewhere including the purchase of a footb... [Full Article...]

Mike Pence's press secretary tests positive for coronavirus

Mike Pence's press secretary tests positive for coronavirus Mr Trump on Friday attended a public event at the Second World War memorial with elderly veterans where neither the president, first lady Melania Trump, the veterans nor military officials at the ceremony wore masks. An administration official said Pence is voluntarily limiting his exposure and will work from home. "All of the recommended guidelines we have for businesses that have essential wor... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia to raise Value-Added Tax from 5% to 15% from 1st July

Saudi Arabia to raise Value-Added Tax from 5% to 15% from 1st July While the coronavirus was the final straw that slashed global demand for the commodity and sent prices into a tailspin, Riyadh's decision to flood the market with cheap oil after the OPEC deal fell apart also contributed to it. Accordingly, the Value-Added Tax has been increased from 5 to 15 per cent with effect from 1st July and the cost of living allowance has been suspended with effect from... [Full Article...]

WH Concern Deepens as 11 Members of Secret Service Test Positive

WH Concern Deepens as 11 Members of Secret Service Test Positive The president said that the individual had tested negative four days beforehand. "We were recently notified by the White House Medical Unit that a member of the United States Military, who works on the White House campus, has tested positive for Coronavirus". [Full Article...]

Musk says will move Tesla out of California amid lockdown dispute

Musk says will move Tesla out of California amid lockdown dispute As Musk began to complain about factory shutdowns in April, workers at Tesla's Fremont factory told Business Insider that the comments made them anxious . "If we even retain Fremont manufacturing activity at all, it will be dependent on how Tesla is treated in the future", added the billionaire, noting that "Tesla is the last carmaker left in CA". [Full Article...]

Ivanka Trump's personal assistant latest to test positive for coronavirus

Ivanka Trump's personal assistant latest to test positive for coronavirus Mr Hahn was advised to do so because, like Ms Miller, he is also a member the White House coronavirus task force and often worked with her.One such official told CNN that Ivanka Trump's aide has also been teleworking and has not been in the presence of the president's daughter in weeks. [Full Article...]

Musk is threatening to move the Tesla-production out of California

Musk is threatening to move the Tesla-production out of California He wrote in another tweet that the county action was the "final straw ", and the company will "now move its headquarters and future programs to Texas/Nevada immediately". Tesla's next facility will likely be located in Texas , and so far, Sen. Elon Musk the boss of Tesla has threatened to move the company's headquarters out of California after he was prevented from opening his factory. [Full Article...]

Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland stick with 'stay home' message

Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland stick with 'stay home' message The government's decision to replace its flagship "stay at home" slogan drew criticism from opposition parties who argued that "stay alert" - used by Johnson in a Twitter message ahead of a televised address at 18:00 GMT - is too ambiguous. [Full Article...]

FDA Gives Emergency Approval to Sell At-Home Virus Tests

FDA Gives Emergency Approval to Sell At-Home Virus Tests The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first at-home saliva collection test for COVID-19, which people could use to sample their own saliva and send it into a lab for results. "Authorising additional diagnostic tests with the option of at-home sample collection will continue to increase patient access to testing for Covid-19", FDA commissioner Stephen Hahn said in a statement... [Full Article...]

Des millions de vaccinations en moins aux Etats-Unis depuis le confinement

Des millions de vaccinations en moins aux Etats-Unis depuis le confinement Les chiffres annoncés jeudi par le département du Travail signifient que plus de 33 millions de personnes ont perdu leur emploi depuis le 21 mars. Et certains économistes tablent sur 28 millions d'emplois perdus. Depuis, la décrue est très lente, et le temps où les États-Unis voyaient 200 000 ou 250 000 nouveaux demandeurs d'allocation chaque semaine semble bien loin. [Full Article...]

Trudeau extends emergency wage subsidy over soaring jobless rate

Trudeau extends emergency wage subsidy over soaring jobless rate Although health officials have pointed to a flattening rate of daily cases in many provinces, Trudeau said Canada was "not in the recovery phase yet". The minister, whose riding is located in downtown Montreal, said the vast majority of those who are dying are seniors in long-term cares homes and that will continue if public health measures are relaxed in the city too soon. [Full Article...]

After Trump`s valet, Pence`s press secretary tests positive for COVID-19

After Trump`s valet, Pence`s press secretary tests positive for COVID-19 In addition, the report said, 23 Secret Service members have recovered from coronavirus while 60 employees have self-quarantined. He said the valet who tested positive for coronavirus "was in the room" on Tuesday, although it wasn't clear whether he meant the Oval Office where it's been reported the man brought the president his Diet Cokes. [Full Article...]


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