Archive for July, 2009

Maxis is Coming (back) to Town but are Investors Excited?

More than two years ago Ananda Krishnan, a self-made billionaire who controls Maxis Communications, Tanjong Plc, Measat and Astro dropped the bombshell to take Maxis private and almost instantly raised eyebrows of millions of investors. Many Maxis investors back then was furious with the privatization plan simply because it disrupted their long-term investment plan – […]

... written on Jul 26 2009

Short Videos from TVB that You May Have Missed

Someone forwarded the link to below video published on YouTube some months ago. I’m not sure if you’ve missed this but I sure did. It seemed the Mar 2008 general election caught the attention of Hong Kong TVB as well but for obvious reason you won’t be able to watch it even though you subscribed […]

... written on Jul 24 2009

Now I bet you would like to welcome Badawi back as PM

Someone commented that I should shut-up and give Najib’s administration an opportunity to perform hence I shouldn’t be so negative about the current ruling government. Maybe this guy/gal did not have the opportunity to visit the infamous MACC (Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission) office and tasted a cup of their aroma coffee. I wonder if this smart […]

... written on Jul 17 2009

BN is set to win Big, so buy political-linked stocks

Going by the rate on how Pakatan Rakyat is progressing since they unexpectedly upset the ruling government Barisan Nasional in the general election, chances are high that it’s game over for the Pakatan. It may be true that a “new wave” is set to sweep the nation under the leadership of PM Najib Razak, at […]

... written on Jul 16 2009

Najib’s 100th Day – New Promises? Just Shut-Up, Please

President Obama shot down the idea of a second stimulus package, something which many had speculated thanks to the suckers’ rally that has lost its steam, clarifying that the first stimulus should be given time to show its effect. Obama urged Americans to be patient as his economic recovery plan was designed to work over […]

... written on Jul 11 2009

No 30% stake for bumiputra but are you taking the bait?

I’ve just returned from a short trip to Singapore. As usual the hotels will be jacking up their rates come the Formula-1 again. Staying at 5-star (that was what my friend claimed) InterContinental Singapore at S$200 a night was a steal considering the cleaniness and spaciousness of the room. Broad-band was provided complimentary although I […]

... written on Jul 05 2009









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