Nearly 1,300 exhibitors from 22 different countries around the world displayed their prized animals, food and food products this past week at the 51st annual Salon International de l’Agriculture. 424 more words
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For French public radio broadcaster Radio France, leadership is taking on a fresh new meaning.
On Thursday, Feb. 27, the Conseil superieur de l’audiovisuel (or CSA, an independent media regulator organization in France) chose Mathieu Gallet, 37, as the new CEO of Radio France. 205 more words
Bulgaria and Romania joined the European Union in 2007, but their citizens saw their right to work freely in other EU nations restricted for seven years. 898 more words
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Hollande’s visit emphasizes unity between France and US. French President François Hollande travelled to the United States last week for an official State visit at the invitation of President Barack Obama, aiming to symbolize the renewal of French-American relations. 1,341 more words
NEW YORK. – The French language has long been a source of pride among the French population, both those at home and abroad. Recently, New York City has seen a surge in support and funding for bilingual French-English programs, geared to both introduce American students to French language and culture and assist francophone immigrant populations in easing into the American school system while maintaining a connection to their own culture. 695 more words
President Francois Hollande presented a fresh fiscal outlook for the struggling French economy to 30 or more international business executives on 17 February.
The meeting included representatives from corporate staples such as Volvo, Intel and Nestle, in addition to financial chiefs from China and various Gulf nations. 467 more words