Ikea closes half of its furniture stores in China

The Swedish furniture group Ikea temporarily closes around half of its department stores in China due to the novel corona virus. The Ikea parent company Ingka announced on Wednesday at the request of the German press agency that the company had made this decision after extensive consideration of the situation. The health and safety of customers and employees is always a top priority for Ikea. The employees concerned were asked to stay at home until further notice.

The Ingka Group operates 30 Ikea furniture stores in China, which employ almost 14,000 people. The Ikea in Wuhan, a city of over a million people, was closed just under a week ago, according to Swedish media reports. Since then, Ikea has banned business trips to and from China.

The new corona virus broke out in Wuhan a few weeks ago. In China, the number of patients with lung disease is skyrocketing, and there are already thousands of cases. Infections have also been confirmed in several other countries, including the EU countries Germany and France. There have been isolated cases of suspicion in Scandinavia so far, but none of them have been confirmed.

Report apparently confirms hacker attack by Saudi Crown Prince

Experts believe that Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ phone may have been hacked after getting a file from Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s WhatsApp account. This emerges from an analysis by IT forensic experts who examined the cell phone from Bezos. Vice published the report on Wednesday.

Bezos is the owner of the Washington Post newspaper, for which columnist Jamal Khashoggi worked and critically reported on Saudi Arabia. Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in October 2018. Crown Prince Mohammed was suspected of ordering the killing because some of the agents involved in the murder worked directly for him.

However, the data showed that Bezos had received a video from the Crown Prince’s WhatsApp account and that “abnormal and extremely changed behavior on the phone” occurred in the hours thereafter. Enormous amounts of data had been transferred from the phone in the coming months.

How can you exercise effectively to burn fat?

This type of sports has high intensity, and the body will lack oxygen in a short period of time. After the rest, the body will still consume fat. You can properly practice Bobbie jump, lying push, rope fighting, squatting, etc. First warm up for five minutes, then do it for about 20 minutes, and finally walk for 20 minutes quickly, so the time arrangement will be more reasonable and the effect will be good.

Weight loss is based on the actual situation of individuals. Some people don’t exercise for a long time and want to achieve a good weight loss effect in a short time, so this practice must be based on the premise of losing health. For people with high weight, it’s better to lose weight in three months to half a year. If the weight is not particularly high, you can probably see the effect of losing weight in three months.

Exercise to lose weight is a necessary way to lose weight. We should pay attention to the time of exercise, but we can’t always struggle with this time. In fact, as long as we meet a certain amount of exercise every day and control our diet, we will lose weight. But for people who want to achieve a good figure, the effect will be doubled with half the effort if exercise time is reasonably arranged.

How to eat during fat loss is the best

Weight loss is the most important thing people care about now, especially for girls, weight loss is something they do all their lives. It is said that to lose weight is to enjoy more delicious food. It is true that only when you lose weight, you will be in the mood to enjoy delicious food. Fat people have to worry about obesity, and worry about weight every time you eat. In fact, it’s not difficult to lose weight. In addition to exercise, diet should be strictly controlled.

How can we eat during the fat reduction period to help improve the efficiency of fat reduction? Here are some methods and guidelines to be followed during fat reduction, so that you can eat safely and lose freely!

Let a lot of people will choose diet to lose weight, because it is easy and simple, lying can be thin, everyone likes it. But dieting will bring great harm to the body, and lead to the reduction of metabolism. The body will become fat prone. Once you can’t control the intake of food, you will get fat quickly. Once you have an easy to gain weight, even a glass of boiled water may increase your weight.

It’s necessary to eat carbohydrates during fat loss. Some people think that carbohydrates are only eaten during muscle strengthening. In fact, carbohydrates should be properly consumed during muscle strengthening or fat reducing. It can not only make the stomach feel full, but also provide B vitamins and other nutrients.

which CAC 40 shares to buy after the 2019 boom?

Lots of suspense and a happy ending: this is a Hollywood scenario that played out on the markets in 2019.

After many twists and turns, the two most anxiety-provoking political issues of the year – the trade war and Brexit – each made positive progress shortly before Christmas. This resulted in a final impulse on the world stock exchanges which has several times propelled the CAC 40 beyond 6,000 points, a level unseen since the summer of 2007.

The flagship index certainly did not exceed the 2007 peak (6,168.15 points on June 1), which had experienced the first symptoms of the great financial crisis. The CAC 40 also remains close to 1,000 points below its absolute highest (6,944.8 points on September 4, 2000), posting however, taking into account the reinvestment of dividends, a gain of 63% since then.

Landtag approves sales contract for Tesla factory premises

Tesla’s board of directors still has to approve the purchase agreement for the 300 hectare site. The purchase price was initially estimated at just under 41 million euros. But there will be further reports and tests, said Lange.

The US electric car manufacturer recently announced good company figures. In the fourth quarter of 2019, Tesla delivered more vehicles than expected. In the three months to the end of December, 112,000 cars were brought to customers worldwide, Tesla said. The majority, with 92,550 units, was Tesla’s cheapest vehicle, the Model 3.

The company delivered around 367,500 vehicles throughout the past year. This increased Tesla by 50 percent compared to the previous year.

Tesla only pays 40 million euros for factory land

Auto plant at a low price: Only 40.91 million euros are in the sales contract with the state of Brandenburg, which the finance committee is expected to approve behind closed doors on Thursday.

That’s 13.52 euros per square meter. In the adjacent business park Freienbrink, the standard land value is 40 euros – three times as much!

But the commercial area has roads, water, light and electricity – the Tesla area is only forest. For this reason, the state forestry company is assuming that the “raw land for commercial use in the surrounding area of Berlin” is cheap.

The Americans negotiated tough: Tesla can withdraw from the purchase contract until the end of 2021, “if there are serious reasons that stand in the way of realizing the investment project.”

US reaffirms that it will not leave Iraq

The United States maintained on Tuesday (January 7th) that its policy in Iraq had not changed and that American troops would not leave the country, where they want to continue to prevent a resurgence of the Islamic State group.

US President Donald Trump has said that withdrawing US troops from Iraq would be the “worst thing” that could happen to that country, stressing the danger his powerful Iranian neighbor poses to him. “At some point, we will leave. But that moment has not come,” he added from the Oval Office while receiving Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

“Our policy has not changed. We are not leaving Iraq,” said just before the United States Defense Minister during a press conference. The head of the Iraqi government Adel Abdel Mahdi did not ask Washington to withdraw his troops, added Mark Esper.

Americans are said to have helped Carlos Ghosn escape

It is one of the more spectacular crime stories of the past year – and it is now apparently getting a new twist, former car manager Carlos Ghosn is said to have fled from Japan to Lebanon hidden in a box, according to Japanese media reports. Two Americans would have helped him, it said on Tuesday, citing investigators.

Among other things, this has resulted in the analysis of recordings of several security cameras. The former chief executive of the French-Japanese car alliance Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi had been charged in Japan, but was released on bail when he fled last month.

Ghosn left his Tokyo home alone on December 29 and went about 800 meters to a hotel where he met two Americans, the NHK TV station reported. The two helpers, arriving from Dubai that morning, landed on a private jet at Kansai International Airport in Osaka. They checked in at a hotel nearby and had a large box with them.

They later traveled on the Shinkansen high-speed train from Osaka to Tokyo. Afterwards, Ghosn drove them from Tokyo back to Osaka to the hotel with the Shinkansen, according to Japanese media reports.

Two hours later, the Americans had left the hotel with two large boxes. Ghosn was not to be seen. The boxes were declared as suitcases for musical instruments and were not examined at the airport. They were also not opened at customs. The private jet took off towards Turkey at around 11:10 p.m. local time.

Threats against US bases, EU calls for “de-escalation”

Two mortar shells fell almost simultaneously in the evening on the ultra-secure Green Zone of Baghdad, where the American Embassy and an Iraqi air base sheltering American soldiers are sitting.

At the same time, less than a hundred kilometers further north, two Katyusha rockets landed on Balad air base, a huge Iraqi base that receives American soldiers and planes, security sources said on the spot. . According to the Iraqi military command, there were no casualties in the two attacks.

Brigades of Hezbollah, the most radical pro-Iran faction of Iraqi Hashd al-Chaabi, called on Saturday evening the Iraqi security forces to move “at least 1000 meters” from their bases sheltering American soldiers to be counted Sunday evening.