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Indonesia Riots – 6 Dead, 200 Injured, Anti-Chinese Fake News Spread As Sore Loser Prabowo Rejects Defeat

Former general Prabowo Subianto lost to Joko Widodo in the 2014 Indonesian presidential election, capturing only 46.85% popular vote. President “Jokowi” Joko Widodo won more than 8 million votes. This year, Mr. Prabowo again tried his luck. The voter turnout – 81.93% – the highest in Indonesian presidential electoral history, saw Jokowi slaughtered Prabowo again […]

... written on May 23 2019

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

China’s New Message To The U.S. – “Negotiate – Sure!”, “Fight – Anytime!”, “Bully Us – Dream On!”

Stocks dropped like a rock on Monday after China made good on its promise to retaliate – raising taxes on U.S. goods, largely agricultural products. The tariff increase to 25% from 10% on US$60 billion worth of U.S. goods, although smaller in value as compared to Trump’s US$200 billion, was enough to cause damage to […]

... written on May 14 2019

Terror Attacks & Assassinations Attempt – This Is What You Get For Pussyfooting On PAS’ Extremism & UMNO’s Racism

We hope we don’t have to write an article entitled – “Congrats Mahathir, Suicide Bombers Inspired by Zakir Naik Wrecks Havoc in Malaysia.” And we certainly hope the U.S. will not slap Malaysia as “High-Risk” country for American travellers due to widespread terrorist attacks. The last things PM Mahathir can afford are foreign investors and […]

... written on May 14 2019

Trump Is Bluffing – He Will Not Let The Stock Market Collapse, And He Lied About Forcing China To Pay $100 Billion

Don’t underestimate the power of Trump’s tweets. The U.S. president has shown how the world superpower can destroy the world, or global stock markets to be precise, without launching nuclear missiles. His 102-word tweets erased close to US$2 trillion of the equity markets worldwide after indicating he will hike duties on US$200 billion worth of […]

... written on May 12 2019

How Trump’s 102-Word Tweets Erased US$2 Trillion Off Global Stock Markets

Stock markets across the world were flabbergasted by President Donald Trump’s tweets on Sunday. Known as the most powerful man on the planet, largely due to the U.S. military power, the post of the U.S. president has brought a new meaning under Trump administration. The U.S. president could easily bring down global stock markets from […]

... written on May 10 2019

After Calling Johor Crown Prince “A Stupid Little Boy”, Mahathir May Target The Royal House’s Business

Johor Crown Prince Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim should have kept his mouth shut and let the 93-year-old Mahathir completes his premiership. It would be easier to intimidate PM-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim than PM Mahathir Mohamad, the old political “war horse”. The junior should know that the old man thrives when challenged, especially from the monarchy.   […]

... written on May 07 2019

Trade War Could Continue – Financial Chaos Again After Trump Threatened China With New Tariffs

The American stock market has been enjoying its bull run, the longest on record, as the risk of recession begins to dissipate. Investors were relieved that the US-China trade war was about to end – until today. The U.S. market benchmark index – S&P 500 – has gained about 309% since bottoming out at 676.53 […]

... written on May 06 2019

From Land Grab To Blackmail? Sultan Johor Sets A Condition To Surrender The Land Which Does Not Belong To Him

For a while, people found comfort in Sultan Ibrahim of Johor as the monarch stepped forward to become the hero against tyrants like PM Najib Razak and extreme organizations like JAKIM. Before the notorious Jakim could strike, the sultan had declared that Christmas festival can be celebrated. During the Red Shirts rally, the sultan ordered (Johorean) racists […]

... written on May 05 2019

Here’s Why Indonesia Desperately Wants To Spend $33 Billion Moving Its Capital Away From Jakarta

Indonesia is the world’s fourth largest country by population, the third biggest democracy and the largest Muslim nation. Its population is estimated to hit 269 million this year. That’s 5 million more people than 2 years ago. Yet, the island of Java, where the capital of Jakarta is located, is where the majority of Indonesians live – a whopping 57% or more […]

... written on May 03 2019









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