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Bad Policies Come Back To Haunt – Why Should We Dip Into Retirement Funds Every Time The Incompetent Govt Screws Up?

We had warned back in 2020 the consequences of dipping into KWSP / EPF retirement funds during the Covid-19 pandemic. Its contributors should reject any proposal to use their own retirement funds – prematurely. However, as many as 7 million members had chosen to withdraw their own savings from various schemes introduced by the backdoor […]

... written on Jan 05 2022

Why The Way You Drive Could Help You Save Money

Roughly 89% of all adult Americans hold valid driving licenses, and the chances are that many of them follow the rules of the road. Not only for legal purposes, but for safety, too. But driving carefully can also help you in other aspects of life. You might be seen as more responsible or trustworthy, especially […]

... written on Nov 24 2021

Driving Investors Away – Prolonging Covid-19 Pandemic In Malaysia Threatens Global Semiconductor Supply Chain

Johor Sultan Ibrahim has every reason to be concerned that investors will not only lose confidence and leave, but also affect the country’s image overseas, not to mention driving away tourists. He was upset over the government’s hastily hatched new conditions for the MM2H (Malaysia My Second Home) programme. Now, foreigners have reasons to dump […]

... written on Aug 30 2021

China Unveils World’s First 600km/h Train – Cutting Journey Between Shenzhen And Shanghai To 2.5 Hours From 10 Hours

Using electro-magnetic force, a maglev train “levitates” above the track with no contact between body and rail. The term “maglev” itself is derived from “magnetic levitation”. Some engineers called it the floating trains. These trains basically float over guideways using the basic principles of magnets to replace the old steel wheel and track trains.   […]

... written on Jul 20 2021

Get Ready For Inflation – The Next Biggest Economic Fear After Covid-19 That Government Will Eventually Face

When Coronavirus spread to the United States last March, the Wall Street was so shocked with the outbreak that the Dow Jones crashed nearly 3,000 points – about 13%. Everyone was panicked as none had experienced such a pandemic before. After all, the last time the world faced a pandemic at a similar scale was […]

... written on Jun 17 2021

China Had Given More Than 700 Million Doses – From Mobile Vaccination Bus To Billions Of Doses In Production

China continues to do what virtually no other country in the world can. Unless you can give out 100 million shots of Covid-19 vaccine in 5 days, you can’t beat the Chinese. As of Wednesday (June 2), the country had given out 704.83 million doses. Nearly half of those jabs were administered during the month […]

... written on Jun 04 2021

A $40 Billion Listing – How Two Malaysians Moved Grab To Singapore And Grow It As Southeast Asia’s Most Valuable Startup

Grab Holdings Inc. is going public in the United States through a merger with US-based Altimeter Growth Corp. The partnership, which values the Southeast Asian ride-hailing and food delivery giant at a mind-boggling US$39.6 billion in market capitalization, will see its stock trade on the Nasdaq Composite Index. Essentially, that makes Grab the Southeast Asia’s […]

... written on Apr 14 2021

IBM’s Shutting Down Cyberjaya GDC – Clueless Trade Minister Azmin In Denial, Insists Not Losing Foreign Investments

On 10 Nov, 2011, IBM Corp revealed it would invest RM1 billion over a six-year period to build its Global Delivery Centre (GDC) in Cyberjaya. Ramanathan Sathiamutty, managing ­director for IBM Malaysia, reportedly said the new ­centre was expected to create 3,000 jobs to service its clients around the globe, ­particularly the United States and […]

... written on Mar 24 2021

Volvo Will Sell Only Electric Cars By 2030 – And You Can Only Buy It Online

Volvo is set to reveal a new electric car today (2 March). The new 40-series compact model – C40 Recharge – will be the Swedish brand’s second electric car after it launched its first fully electric car, the XC40 Recharge EV, last year. The second electric vehicle will be based on the same Compact Modular […]

... written on Mar 02 2021

Trade Surplus Of $535 Billion – Not Even The U.S. Trade War Or Covid Pandemic Can Destroy China Economic Powerhouse

Donald Trump had fought fiercely trying to bring China to its knee. But after close to 3 years since the U.S. president started the trade war in March 2018, the dragon is still standing tall – alive and kicking with a smile. Trump’s famous tweet – “trade wars are good, and easy to win” – […]

... written on Jan 15 2021









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