Archive for August, 2008

Crackdown on bloggers’ websites? Stop the Stupidity

Now that the fact is on the table that opposition de-facto Anwar Ibrahim has been chosen by the people into the Parliament to provide serious check and balance (or tough time?) to the ruling government, it’s the second wake-up call to the PM Abdullah Badawi to restructure the way his inefficient Cabinet governs the country. […]

... written on Aug 28 2008

People kicked UMNO out of Penang, again? Ouch!

History repeats itself again, if the sentiments of the people on the ground which translated their voices into votes at P44 Permatang Pauh by-election were taken into consideration. If you still remember how the government-controlled electronic media kept quiet and the Chairman of Election Commission played dumb and delayed the result till past midnight after […]

... written on Aug 26 2008

Currency Traders prepare to dump Malaysia Ringgit

Bank Negara (Central Bank) Malaysia has decided to maintain the overnight policy rate (OPR) at 3.50% today defying the pressure to raise it to fight the 27-year high inflation of 8.5 percent recorded in July. The central bank announced that domestic inflation was expected to remain high for the remaining part of 2008 and going […]

... written on Aug 25 2008

Anwar’s real enemy – Gambling, Money Politic, Cheating

There’s a saying that if you wish to do business and become your own boss then your business focus should includes women and babies simply because it’s easier to get women to spend on themselves and for parents to spend on their babies. The willingness of women to spend cannot be underestimated. Besides the need […]

... written on Aug 24 2008

Reduced fuel prices – desperate action to win P44 voters

Most of my friends from Sibu were damn serious when they told me yesterday that there was consensus within the community not to pump their tanks until end of the month because the PM Abdullah Badawi said so – fuel price to remains until 1st Sept 2008. They were so adamant that they would rather […]

... written on Aug 22 2008

Watch out BN, you don’t want to wake up Dirty Harry

Looking at the persistent daily low transaction volume, there’s really nothing much you can do but to ignore the stock market for the time being. I know I’ve said this numerous times but it’s wise that you take a break. Smart monies are not flowing in and unless you wish to get slaughtered, you should […]

... written on Aug 21 2008

PERWAJA – example why you should avoid IPO for now

Looking at how all the heavyweights, including the PM himself, rushed to P44 Permatang Pauh to try their best (or luck) to fish for as many votes as possible for the coming by-election this is no doubt the mother of all by-elections. Two PM-in-waiting are fighting tooth and nail – one tries to return to […]

... written on Aug 20 2008

Forget about oil prices, it’s the Inflation you should worry

Tropical Storm Fay, the sixth storm of the 2008 Atlantic season, caused some worries that it could disrupt oil operations in the Gulf of Mexico although nobody expect it could match the Katrina. Nevertheless oil prices were up as high as $115.35 a barrel today in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. However […]

... written on Aug 18 2008

Eyes on Lee Chong Wei to deliver the first Gold Medal

Michael Phelps won his record eighth gold medal at the Beijing Olympics 2008 breaking a tie with Mark Spitz for most golds in a single games. In 1972, Spitz entered four individual events and three relays and set world records in all seven events – 100m freestyle, 200m freestyle, 100m butterfly, 200m butterfly, 4×100m freestyle, […]

... written on Aug 17 2008

Brother of RM24 billion vessel scandal to unseat Anwar?

Local banks are selling the ringgit again – head of currency trading at Affin Bank Berhad said today. This is cool *grin* – at 5pm, the ringgit was lower against the greenback at 3.3295/3325. But who can blame the currency traders after the news broke that Europe’s biggest economy powerhouse, Germany, contracted for the first […]

... written on Aug 14 2008

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