Archive for May, 2017

Here’s Why Macron Landslide Victory Could Be Just A Temporary Relief For EU

Unknown three years ago, Emmanuel Macron is now on his way to become one of Europe’s most powerful leaders. But there’s also a possibility that 39-year-old Macron – France’s youngest president in history – could flop and prove himself to be nothing but an empty vessel. For now, the European Union is celebrating not because […]

... written on May 08 2017

BOOM!! – Oil Crashes, Just 2 Bucks Away From $42 A Barrel

OPEC’s strategy has not worked. Saudi Arabia is having cold sweat now. Crude oil price is hitting the lowest for the year 2017, just 2 bucks away from US$42 a barrel. Earlier, we wrote that for the second time for the year, the U.S. crude had broken below US$48 a barrel. The price is currently […]

... written on May 05 2017

No Deal For Bad Deal – Here’s Why China Pulls Plug On Bandar Malaysia

Bandar Malaysia, supposedly the country’s biggest real estate project, has collapsed. TRX City Sdn. Bhd., an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of the Ministry of Finance, said the sale of its 60% interest in Bandar Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. has lapsed. TRX blames failure to meet payment obligations as the reason why the deal was called off.   In […]

... written on May 04 2017

Popping Champagne – Today’s Data Will Tell Us If Oil Goes $42

Two months ago, we were presented with a chance to witness oil price going down to US$42 a barrel, or lower. The more than 5% plunge on that Wednesday saw the price trading at its lowest for the year 2017 – from a high of US$52.92 to a low of US$50.05 – after the Energy […]

... written on May 03 2017

Fidget Spinner – The Latest Toy Taking Playgrounds, Schools & Offices By Storm

Just like the yo-yo, hoverboard, rainbow loom, Rubik’s Cubes and Pokémon craze that have come in waves over the years, there’s a new plastic toy on the block that’s taking the world by storm – fidget spinner. Not only this toy, which does nothing but spins between the thumb and middle fingers, has taken over […]

... written on May 02 2017

White House Invites Thailand, Singapore & Even Duterte – But Left Out Najib

Rodrigo Duterte, the Philippines president who called President Barack Obama a “son of a whore” and told him to “go to hell”, has been invited by President Donald Trump to visit the White House. Trump apparently doesn’t share Obama’s disgust over Dirty Harry Duterte’s method of “shoot first and ask question later” – killing 6,000 […]

... written on May 01 2017

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