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If Coronavirus Outbreak Continues, A Middle East Financial Crisis Could Explode

Unlike the economy of Abu Dhabi, the big brother and richest emirate in the seven-emirate United Arab Emirates (UAE), Dubai’s economy is not directly dependent on oil. Dubai depends heavily on luxury real estate, tourism, logistics, and financial services for revenues. However, Dubai’s economy suffers indirectly when crude oil prices go south.   Surprisingly, despite […]

... written on Feb 20 2020

After Singapore’s Downgrade, Here’s Why Neighbour Malaysia Could Plunge Into Recession This Year

Singapore’s economy almost came to a standstill in the second quarter of 2019, thanks largely to the US-China trade war. Its economy grew by merely 0.7% last year, down from 3.1% registered in 2018. In essence, it had been the slowest economic growth since the 2009 (when its economy expanded 0.1%) Great Recession. Still, the country […]

... written on Feb 18 2020

Arabs Conspiracy Theories – Coronavirus Is The U.S. & Israel Biological Warfare To Cripple China’s Economy & Reputation

As the death toll caused by the infectious Coronavirus continues to rise, the World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a warning that “trolls and conspiracy theories” are jeopardizing the response to the new virus. WHO said misinformation and fake news around the new strain, 2019-nCoV, causes “confusion and spreads fear” to the general public.   […]

... written on Feb 12 2020

Sorry Mahathir, Donald Trump Will Get Re-elected As The U.S. President And There’s Nothing You Can Do

Malaysian leader Mahathir appears to be a very angry man, or at least he pretends to be one. And when he’s angry, he tends to ask people to resign. In 2008, he asked his own handpicked successor, (former) PM Abdullah Ahmad Badawi to step down from office. Mr. Badawi, who spent most of this time sleeping on […]

... written on Feb 10 2020

This Chart Shows How Coronavirus Has Turned Asia’s Best Performing Currency In 2019 To The Worst This Year

Thailand, Southeast Asia’s second-largest economy, was on cloud nine last year. Its currency – Thai Baht – was the champion not only among ASEAN countries, but also in Asia. In fact, the currency has been the best performing since 2018 (not only 2019). The currency appreciated a whopping 8% against the US dollar in 2019 […]

... written on Feb 08 2020

Get Ready For US$40+ Oil Price – OPEC’s Plan To Cut An Extra 500,000 Barrels Fails To Stop Coronavirus Panic

As the deaths due to Coronavirus hit 427 people with 20,438 confirmed cases, global financial and business markets are increasingly affected by the epidemic. Crude oil is one of the commodities that has taken a serious beating. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were trading below US$50 per barrel in late trading Monday – hitting […]

... written on Feb 04 2020

How China’s Disease Surveillance System Discovered The Coronavirus Within 1-Week Of Illness Reports

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the Coronavirus outbreak a global health emergency after the first person-to-person transmission of the virus was reported in the U.S. The latest designation means that international public-health authorities now consider the virus, which has killed 305 people so far (including the first death in the Philippines), a significant […]

... written on Feb 03 2020

Coronavirus – China’s Massive Lockdown Appears To Have Contained The Outbreak … For Now

As more than a billion Chinese around the world were about to celebrate the 2020 Chinese Lunar New Year, the world was shocked by a fast-growing epidemic in China. So far, at least 132 people have died and 5,974 people infected from the deadly new virus – Coronavirus – in China alone. The new virus, […]

... written on Jan 30 2020

Day-72 Of SRC Trial: Najib’s Top-8 Lies That Were So Extraordinary They Might Backfire & Incriminate The Crook

Najib Razak has proven himself to be a legendary liar. But as his trial involving misappropriation of RM42 million from SRC International Sdn Bhd enters the New Year 2020, his lies have gotten so extraordinary that it’s beyond believable anymore. At the 72nd day of his criminal trial, the former prime minister has finally made […]

... written on Jan 23 2020

Trump Shares The Formula For U.S. Economic Success – “Prioritize Your Own Citizens First”

Greta Thunberg lectures the world leaders that they are running out of time to fix climate crisis. Speaking at the World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos, Switzerland, the 17-year-old Swedish climate activist warns that the world is still on fire, despite having spoken about the same climate emergency last year. And she plans to keep […]

... written on Jan 21 2020









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