How This Image Of An Aussie Soldier With Knife On Afghan Child’s Throat Sparks New China-Australia Conflict

An image of a grinning Australian soldier holding a bloodied knife to an Afghanistan child’s throat has sparked a new problem to the already souring relationship between China and Australia. The fact that the image, which appeared to show the soldier slitting the child’s throat, was posted by Zhao Lijian, a spokesman for China’s foreign […]

... written on Dec 01 2020

AstraZeneca-Oxford Vaccine Shows 62% To 90% Effectiveness – Here’s Why This Could Be The Best Bet For Everyone

Following Coronavirus vaccines revealed by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna after encouraging late-stage trial results, British pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca announced on Monday that it too has developed a Covid-19 vaccine. Unlike Pfizer and Moderna’s effectiveness of 95% and 94.5%, respectively, AstraZeneca’s vaccine has an average efficacy of 70%.   However, depending on dosage, the latest vaccine’s effectiveness could […]

... written on Nov 23 2020

Australia Hopes RCEP Will Fix Problems With China – But It Gets Worse As Beijing Reveals Three Issues With Canberra

Australia was hoping that by signing the China-backed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) deal on Sunday, it will automatically fix, or at least improve the country’s strained relations with China. If only it was so easy. It would take more than an insignificant deal like RCEP, of which the direct economic benefits are limited, to […]

... written on Nov 19 2020

Moderna Reveals Covid Vaccine – Here’s How This 94.5% Effective Vaccine Differs From Pfizer’s Vaccine

After American pharmaceutical Pfizer and the German biotech company BioNTech last Monday that they finally had produced the vaccine, which is more than 90% effective against Covid-19, the stock markets around the globe immediate hit the roof. But soon the stock rally fades away as the vaccine is unlikely to arrive to the mass market fast […]

... written on Nov 17 2020

If You Can’t Beat Him, Create Trouble For Him – Trump Ramps Up More Anti-China Chaos To Sabotage Biden

After crossing the 270 Electoral College vote threshold needed to claim victory, President-elect Biden appears to have strengthened his grip on Friday (Nov 13) by winning the state of Georgia. Even though North Carolina may go to President Trump, the final result would see Biden’s 306 votes against Trump’s 232. Interestingly, this is the same […]

... written on Nov 15 2020

Rejects Withdrawal From EPF Retirement Fund – The Clueless Government Should Give Cash Or Guarantee Jobs Instead

Introduced in 1951, the EPF (Employees Provident Fund) compulsory retirement savings scheme for private sector workers requires employees to contribute 11% of their salaries to their EPF accounts. Employers, on the other hand, contribute the equivalent of 13% of the salaries of employees earning RM5,000 and below, and 12% if wages are above RM5,000.   […]

... written on Nov 05 2020

Australia’s Economy Being Hit Again – China Bans Wheat, Lobster, Barley, Sugar, Wine, Timber, Coal, Copper

Australia’s economy, already plunged into recession in September – its first recession in 30 years since 1991 – continues to register bad news. And it has nothing to do with Covid-19 pandemic. Rather, it’s a self-inflicted economic backlash after Canberra deliberately campaigned for an international inquiry into the origins of the Coronavirus in April which […]

... written on Nov 04 2020

Here’s Why Oil Price In Trouble Again – The U.S.’ 100,000 Daily Covid-19 Cases And New Wave Of Lockdowns In Europe

Crude oil prices dropped below zero for the first time in history on April 20, 2020. Many were scratching their head in disbelief as the U.S. oil prices turned negative. Others were amused as they watched the deepest fall in demand for the “black gold” in 25 years. It’s not everyday you get to watch crude […]

... written on Nov 02 2020

Terror Attacks In French-Speaking Quebec City – Man In “Medieval Clothes” Killed 2 And Injured 5 In A Stabbing Rampage

Two people were killed and five others injured in a stabbing attack on Saturday night in Quebec City, Canada. Police spokesperson Étienne Doyon said the 5 injured victims were transported to local hospitals with different levels of injury. However, Doyon refused to reveal the motive of the attacks, whether the attacks were random or identify the […]

... written on Nov 01 2020

Power-Crazy PM Muhyiddin Calls UMNO Bluff, Challenges The King For Absolute Power

It is close to a week since the Agong (King) rejected backdoor Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin’s request for a proclamation of emergency, which would grant the power-crazy leader the absolute power to rule like Adolf Hitler. Despite the royal vote of no confidence and a slap in the face by the monarch, “MooHitler” appears to […]

... written on Nov 01 2020

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