US$2 Trillion Up In Smoke – U.S. Lost Another War In Afghanistan, And Left Behind Billions Worth Of Weapons & Equipments

Since 2001, the United States has spent US$2.26 trillion in Afghanistan, according to Brown University’s calculations in its “Costs of War Project”. Nearly US$1 trillion – the biggest chunk – was spent on Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) budget. Basically, OCO was special funding created after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 for overseas war […]

... written on Aug 21 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

16 Chinese Military Aircrafts Intrusion – As China Asserts Its Nine-Dash Claim, Malaysia Is Left With Little Option To Retaliate

On the eve of a nationwide second full-scale lockdown, China has deliberately sent not one, not two, but sixteen Xi’an Y-20 and Ilyushin Il-76 military aircraft into Malaysian air space near the East Malaysia state of Sarawak. Coincidentally, the next day (June 1), King Sultan Abdullah of Pahang conveyed greetings to the Royal Malaysian Air […]

... written on Jun 02 2021

Record 6,806 Covid Cases & 59 Deaths – Clueless Govt Should Beware Of Airport Cluster, Be Transparent & Consider New Strategy

Someone should congratulate the power-hungry Muhyiddin regime for breaking another new Covid record today – 6,806 cases and 59 deaths – after yesterday’s 6,075 infections. Thanks to his coup to seize power, leading to the Sabah state election last September, the third wave of Coronavirus pandemic is still spreading like wildfire with the possibility of […]

... written on May 20 2021

India’s Super-Rich Flee As Covid Cases Skyrocket To New World Record – How It Goes From Bad To Worse In 2 Weeks

Even at its peak in September 2020, new cases of Coronavirus in India had never hit above 100,000. And for the next 6 months, it appeared the country had managed to flatten the curve when new cases were reduced to about 10,000 a day. In comparison, the U.S. new daily cases hit 3 times that […]

... written on Apr 26 2021

Economic Destabilization – How China Prepares For American & Japanese Military Interference In Taiwan Conflict

A week ago, U.S. President Joe Biden said he would prevent China from passing the United States to become the most powerful country in the world. It doesn’t matter that history has proven that China had never invaded or colonized other countries or territories, unlike the European colonialism or the Japanese imperialism. The U.S. is […]

... written on Apr 01 2021

Forget UK’s Covid-19 Variant – This South African Coronavirus Variant Is Deadlier And Can Spread Even Faster

As over 50 countries in Asia, Europe, South America, Canada, the Caribbean and the Middle East impose travel bans on the United Kingdom to stop a new Coronavirus variant from spreading, the stock markets plunged. In spite of availability of vaccines, investors were still spooked because the new variant of the virus discovered in Britain […]

... written on Dec 24 2020

From Tuna Fish To Covid-19 Vaccine – How Container Freezers Used To Ship Seafood Are Given A New Role

On Friday, as expected, the U.S. FDA (Food and Drug Administration) approved the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and German partner BioNTech. The authorization, however, was plagued with news that White House Chief-of-Staff, Mark Meadows, told the FDA commissioner Stephen Hahn to authorize Pfizer’s Coronavirus vaccine on Friday itself – or prepares to resign.   […]

... written on Dec 14 2020

China Retaliates – Sanctions Slapped On Boeing, Raytheon & Lockheed Over $1.8 Billion Arms Sales To Taiwan

China has decided to impose unspecified sanctions on three American defence contractors – Boeing, Raytheon Technologies and Lockheed Martin. The sanction was taken after the U.S. State Department approved US$1.8 billion in arms sales to Taiwan last week. Also targeted in the sanction included “the US individuals and entities who played an egregious role”.   […]

... written on Oct 28 2020

Committee Final Report – Boeing & FAA Responsible For Hiding Design Flaws In 737 MAX That Killed 346 People

The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday has released its final report after an 18-month investigation into Boeing 737 MAX deadly crashes – which killed 346 people in two accidents between 2018 and 2019. The 238-page report from the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure has basically confirmed what the public suspected – Boeing and […]

... written on Sep 17 2020

Browse pages below for more ...