‘No crazy stuff in it’ – Mexico budget keeps expectations in check

World Mexico’s new leftist government presented a first budget aimed at calming nervous markets while honouring pledges to increase welfare spending, saying it would run a bigger surplus next year once interest payments on debt were excluded. Mexico’s new Finance … Continue reading ‘No crazy stuff in it’ – Mexico budget keeps expectations in check

Wanda inks US$1.7 billion ‘red tourism’ site in China’s Communist heartland  

Lifestyle China’s Wanda group has signed a deal to build a sprawling complex for patriotic tourists to visit a site where the ruling Communist Party’s traces its revolutionary roots in northwestern Shaanxi province. A logo of Wanda Group is seen … Continue reading Wanda inks US$1.7 billion ‘red tourism’ site in China’s Communist heartland  

Thousands of ‘yellow vests’ hit French streets in fifth Saturday of protests

PARIS: Thousands of protesters took to the streets of French cities on Saturday in the fifth weekend of nationwide demonstrations against Emmanuel Macron’s government, despite calls to hold off after a gun attack in Strasbourg earlier this week. In Paris, … Continue reading Thousands of ‘yellow vests’ hit French streets in fifth Saturday of protests

Police investigating 22 suspects for scams, forgery involving more than S$200,000

SINGAPORE: The police are investigating 22 people for e-commerce scams and commercial crimes where victims were cheated of more than S$200,000.  The suspects, aged between 17 and 68, were hauled up in a four-day operation that ended on Thursday, said … Continue reading Police investigating 22 suspects for scams, forgery involving more than S$200,000