Archive for July, 2017

Forget South China Sea, China Is Dominating Indian Ocean – And India Isn’t Happy

South China Sea belongs to China, and the world can forget about lecturing, let alone forcing, the Chinese about respecting international law. The Hague-based Permanent Court of Arbitration verdict last year, of which says that China couldn’t claim historic rights in all the waters within a “nine-dash” line used by Beijing to delineate its claims, was […]

... written on Jul 25 2017

The Magic Number 2020 – Oil Price Will Be Stuck Below $60 Until Then

When Mahathir Mohamad launched his Vision 2020 in 1991 – 26 years ago – it was really a big deal to everybody. Very few people understood the real meaning of the vision. They thought it had to do with eyesight as having “20/20 vision” means an individual’s eyesight is normal. So some people actually thought […]

... written on Jul 25 2017

Show Of Power – Vietnam Stops Drilling After China Threatened To Attack

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte revealed 2 months ago that Chinese counterpart China Xi Jinping had warned him there would be “war” if Manila tried to enforce an arbitration ruling and drill for oil in a disputed part of the South China Sea. He was, of course, referring to Hague’s award which granted Philippine sovereign rights […]

... written on Jul 24 2017

Crooked Minds Think Alike – What Do Jho Low And Kola Aluko Have In Common?

Heard of Kola Aluko? Nope, he’s not a koala bear celebrity, let alone a new product of Coca Cola. Never mind, forget him. How about Jho Low? If you had no idea who the hell is Jho Low, chances are you’ve been living under a rock for the last couple of years. While you can […]

... written on Jul 23 2017

Exposed!! – UAE Behind Hacking Of Qatar, Mastermind Saudi Now Reduces Demands

The culprit behind the Saudi-Qatar crisis has been found – the U.A.E. (United Arab Emirates). In what appears to be like a TV-series drama or a plot involving gangs turf war, Abu Dhabi has been exposed as the bad guy who had planted a fake news story that eventually sparked the diplomatic crisis in the […]

... written on Jul 21 2017

This Is What Billion-Dollar Fast Food Mascots Would Look Like As Anime Characters

All multibillion-dollar fast food restaurants have their own mascots. Regardless what they do to promote their business, those fast food chains would never change their mascots. They can change their logo but never their mascots, which represent their branding. Can you imagine Colonel Sanders and Ronald McDonald get replaced by some other characters? However, a […]

... written on Jul 20 2017

A US-China Trade War About To Happen – Here’s Why The Yankees Can’t Win

Trump administration says the U.S. companies want more access to China’s economy. They wanted to rebalance what they say is an unfair trading relationship. During talks between the world’s two largest economies, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said China’s US$347 billion trade deficit with the United States was not the product of market forces.   “We must […]

... written on Jul 20 2017

Internet Crackdown!! – WhatsApp Being Blocked In China

WhatsApp is one of the few foreign messaging apps available in mainland China. Although not as popular as the locally-made app WeChat, the American-made app is favoured by some for its end-to-end encryption. But it appears not even Mark Zuckerberg’s fluency in Mandarin could help WhatsApp in China, which he acquired for US $19 billion […]

... written on Jul 19 2017

Najib Runs Out Of Panic Buttons – 92-Year-Old Mahathir Could Return As PM Again

Najib son of Razak tries to put on a brave face. Initially, he tried but couldn’t. It would take hours for the PR team at Putrajaya to “train” the Malaysian prime minister – psychologically and mentally – not to look nervous and panic. They found that the best way is for Mr. Najib to smile […]

... written on Jul 18 2017

China Bans Winnie The Pooh – Here’s Why The Teddy Bear Is Blacklisted

President Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption campaign is legendary. The Chinese Communist Party has long been associated with corruption. In fact, corruption has become a culture in the Chinese government. Naturally, Xi’s crackdown on corruption has been met with huge resistance that he was accused of using it as a tool to eliminate his political rivals.   […]

... written on Jul 17 2017









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