Saturday, 31 Oct 2020

The Original Nachos Were Crunchy, Cheesy and Truly Mexican

The biggest claim to fame for the border city of Piedras Negras, in Coahuila, Mexico, is that it was the birthplace of nachos, one of America’s most popular snacks. Yet that fact is not widely known beyond the region, something that has long frustrated the people of Piedras, as locals call their hometown. They’re so […]

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Opinion | Lies, Damned Lies and Trump Rallies

Donald Trump lies a lot. In fact, he lies so often that several media organizations try to keep a running tally, and even try to draw political inferences from fluctuations in the number of lies he tells in a given month (although the trend has been relentlessly upward). But we’ve crossed some kind of threshold […]

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Australia's AMP receives takeover offer from Ares Management

(Reuters) – AMP Ltd AMP.AX said on Friday U.S.-based Ares Management Corp ARES.N had made a non-binding offer to buy the troubled Australian wealth manager, sending its shares soaring the most in over 17 years.FILE PHOTO: The logo of AMP Ltd, Australia’s biggest retail wealth manager, adorns their head office located in central Sydney, Australia, […]

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Singapore likely to take longer to recover from Covid-19

Singapore’s economy is likely to take longer to recover from the Covid-19 crisis than it did in past recessions, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said yesterday. Part of the reason is a drop in earnings for businesses and lower incomes for households. Coupled with greater uncertainty, these restrain spending and investment. As a result, […]

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