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Archive for August, 2019

Trump Throws A Tantrum – Cancels Visit After Denmark Laughs At His Idea Of Selling Greenland To The U.S.

Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump were formally invited to Denmark by Queen Margrethe II in July and both had accepted the invitation. According to the White House, the U.S. president had been expected to participate in a series of bilateral meetings and meet with business leaders in the 2-day state visit to Copenhagen […]

... written on Aug 22 2019

Oops!! President Trump Accidentally Admits That Americans Pay For His Tariffs On China

Whenever Donald Trump talks to his supporters, he would claim credit in his trade war with China. He repeatedly declared that his import tariffs on Chinese goods would force China to pay “US$100 billion” to the U.S. Treasury. The Chinese, not the Americans, was footing the bill for the tariffs he introduced to punish China, […]

... written on Aug 21 2019

Mahathir’s Fishing Trip Is Over – Zakir Naik The Foolish Bait Is Waiting To Be Deported

Zakir Naik is toast. And it’s hard to see how he can still be protected after what he has – stupidly – done. Has anybody noticed that until today, the two top guns of UMNO – Najib Razak and Zahid Hamidi – have yet to defend the controversial Indian Islamic preacher accused of spreading hate […]

... written on Aug 19 2019

Here’s Why New Tariffs Will Hit Consumer Goods In The U.S. – Even After Trump Stunningly Postponed It

President Trump may have scaled back tariffs on Chinese goods this week to spare holiday shoppers, but consumers are still likely to feel a pinch. He announced a new round of 10% tariff on US$300 billion worth of Chinese imports, the remaining goods yet to be taxed, and even promised to raise the tax from 10% to […]

... written on Aug 18 2019

To Be Booted!! – Zakir Should Preach & Unite The Arab Muslims To Prove He’s Not A Snake Oil Salesman

As expected, Zakir Naik, the controversial Indian Islamic preacher accused of spreading hate speech, laundering money, and funding terrorism by the Indian government was quick to use “misquoted” and “out of context” excuses to defend himself when his pants caught  fire. Amusingly, the previous corrupt Barisan Nasional government often used them too whenever they screw […]

... written on Aug 16 2019

It’s Not Over Yet – Promised To Take The Necessary Countermeasure, China Could Target The U.S. Oil

Stocks dropped like a rock on Wednesday (August 14) when the DJIA (Dow Jones Industrial Average) plunged 800.49 points – worst percentage drop of the year. What happened? Apparently the bond market flashed warning of recession. The yield of 10-year Treasury note broke below the 2-year rate – a rare but reliable indicator of economic […]

... written on Aug 16 2019

Congrats Mahathir – Zakir Gets More Radical, Tells 7 Million Ethnic Chinese To Go Back To China

Since the early dynasties of China, there has been connection between China and various early kingdoms in the Malay Archipelago. The first recorded movement of people from China into the present-territory of Malaysia was during the arrival of Mongol expeditionary forces under Kublai Khan to Borneo in 1292. Unofficially, the arrival of Chinese in the region could be […]

... written on Aug 15 2019

Trump Blinked Again – Postponed Tariffs On $300 Billion Chinese Goods Under The Pretext Of Saving Christmas

Earlier this month, when President Donald Trump announced a new round of 10% tariffs on US$300 billion worth of Chinese imports, the remaining goods yet to be taxed, Beijing was not convinced that the U.S. would escape from the escalated trade war unscathed. Trump also overplayed his hand in the poker game when he threatened […]

... written on Aug 14 2019

How Mahathir Uses Khat & Zakir To Promote Himself As The Greatest Hero Of Malays & Islam

Mahathir said – “I still remembered the time when we were about to achieve independence. The non-Malays at the time found it difficult to learn Jawi so we made the decision to use the Roman script to make it easier for non-Malays. Malays still need to learn Jawi because they need to read the Quran. Why […]

... written on Aug 14 2019

Singapore Cuts Economic Growth To Almost 0% – Here’s Why Everyone Should Be Worried

Singapore has a piece of very bad news for not only its own people, but also the region, if not the world. The small island’s economy almost came to a standstill in the second quarter, thanks largely to the US-China trade war, which has gotten worse after China retaliated against Trump’s 10% new tariff on […]

... written on Aug 13 2019









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