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Watch Out Trump!! – China May Weaponize “Rare Earth” To Retaliate Against U.S.’ Ban On Huawei

In what appears to be a hit below the belt and a coordinate attacks against China in the second phase of a trade war between the Middle Kingdom and the U.S., Trump has banned Huawei. The U.S. president’s executive order effectively prohibits U.S. companies from selling semiconductors to (or buying technological equipment from) the China’s […]

... written on May 21 2019

This Driver Was Shocked When Jewel Car Park At Changi Airport Shows Parking Fees Of S$3,158.72

Jewel Car Park at Terminal 1 of Changi Airport charges S$0.04 per minute for the first 90 minutes. Subsequent 30 minutes or part thereof will be S$5 per 30 minutes. However, the rate for general parking at level B3 to B5 is S$0.04 per minute. Here’s the Math question – How long do you need […]

... written on Apr 27 2019

It’s Not Over Yet – Lawsuits Are Piling Up Against Boeing For Misleading Investors & Covering Up

Boeing is not out of the woods yet, despite saying it has completed 96 flights testing the performance of the 737 Max with updated software for the plane’s MCAS flight control system. CEO Dennis Muilenburg said – “Our team has made 96 flights totaling over 159 hours of air time with this updated software. We […]

... written on Apr 12 2019

How China Uses The Purchase Of 300 Airbus Jets To Pressure Both European Union & The U.S.

As Boeing struggles with the 737 Max crisis, its rival Airbus has scooped a massive order from China – 290 A320-family jets and 10 A350 wide-body jets. French officials said the mega deal was worth some 30 billion Euros (US$34 billion; £25.7 billion; RM138 billion) at catalogue prices, before significant discounts customers would typically receive […]

... written on Mar 26 2019

Profit-Hungry Boeing – Crashed 737 Max Jets Did Not Have 2 Safety Features Because They’re Optional

As pilots of the Indonesian budget carrier Lion Air Flight 610 and the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 struggled to gain control of their planes, little did they realise that their newly acquired planes lacked two essential safety features in their cockpits. Boeing apparently sold their best selling model – 737 Max 8 – without those […]

... written on Mar 22 2019

China Claims Credit For Grounding 737 Max-8, But It’s A Long Way Before They Can Challenge Boeing

After the defiant U.S. FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) finally suspended indefinitely Boeing 737 Max-8, despite an earlier declaration that there was “no basis to order grounding”, the U.S. Department of Transportation has opened an investigation into the Federal Aviation Administration’s approval of 737 Max planes. Were there irregularities, or even corruption involved in the approval […]

... written on Mar 18 2019

FAA Protecting Boeing? – Despite Assurance, Airlines Around The World Suspend Boeing MAX-8 Jets

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the agency that oversees American airspace, is notorious for ensuring the safety of civil aircraft in operation. Aeroplanes seeking an airworthiness certificate must meet stringent standards. In early 2013, the United States FAA grounded Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner, after two lithium ion-battery related fires in the aircraft.   The FAA has grounded […]

... written on Mar 14 2019

3 Bailouts Involving RM30 Billion – Here’s Why Malaysia Airlines Should Be Shut Down Or Sold Off

Businessman Tajuddin Ramli bought a controlling stake in MAS (Malaysian Airline System) at RM8 a share in 1994. The company was loaded with RM600 million cash when he took over. By the time the crony of UMNO left the company in 2001, Malaysian Airlines has accumulated losses to the tune of RM9.4 billion. The government […]

... written on Mar 13 2019

Boeing In Trouble – Stock Sinks In Worst Fall Since 2001 After Best Selling 737 MAX-8 Jet Crash

So far, China and Indonesia, not to mention Ethiopia, have grounded their Boeing 737 MAX-8 jets after an Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed minutes after take-off from Addis Ababa on Sunday, killing all 157 people on board. Ethiopian Airlines has four other 737 MAX-8 jet. The victims came from 35 nations, including 22 United Nations’ staff. […]

... written on Mar 11 2019

Here Are The World’s Top-25 Most Powerful Countries For The Year 2019

The United States, as expected, has retained its spot as the most powerful country in the world in 2019. Considered to be the most powerful country, the U.S. has the world’s largest economy and biggest military budget, splashing over US$610 billion on military hardware and personnel in 2017. The country is also the leader in the so-called […]

... written on Mar 04 2019









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