Election results 2020: David Cormack – On a night full of drama, the Greens’ Chloe Swarbrick steals the show

OPINION: On a night of remarkable electorate swings, it feels like Chloe Swarbrick’s win in Auckland Central is one of the most remarkable. It was a night where a red tide swept through previously blue fortresses, Labour pulling off remarkable

US economy suffers sharpest contraction in decades

The US economy shrank at a 32.9% annual rate between April and June as the country grappled with lockdowns and spending cutbacks during the pandemic. It was the deepest decline since the government began keeping records in 1947 and three

Impossible Foods raises $200 million in fresh funding

(Reuters) – Plant-based burger maker Impossible Foods said on Thursday it secured $200 million in funding, less than six months after it raised the largest investment ever for a food tech startup, bringing total funds raised since its founding in

Manila malls may become e-commerce storage amid Covid-19 retail slump

MANILA (BLOOMBERG) – Property developers in the Philippines are considering novel alternative uses for malls as people stay home and prefer to buy things online. SM Prime Holdings, the nation’s biggest landlord, is leasing out some of its parking lots

Migrants in Mexico have few coronavirus protections

In theory all migrants have access to healthcare in Mexico, the reality is they can rarely go to public hospitals. Chiapas, Mexico – For 28-year-old Miguel living in the Mexico-Guatemala border town of Ciudad Hidalgo in the Mexican state of