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The Lust For Style, Status & Luxury – PAS’ Version Of BMF Actually Means “Buy Mercedes First”

Kelantan is not only the poorest state (GDP per-capita) in Malaysia, but also had the highest number of HIV and AIDS cases in the country. The so-called “Corridor of Makkah” where its state leaders are all “ulama” depends heavily on the federal government for everything – from money for development expenditure to even loan to […]

... written on Jan 17 2020

Phase-1 Trade Deal Signed – But Here’re The Problems Both China And The U.S. Don’t Want To Tell

After a two year trade war, the U.S. and China finally signed a trade deal, popularly known as the “Phase One”. President Donald Trump signed the deal while Vice Premier Liu He signed the agreement on behalf of China. The trade deal came at an interesting time as the House prepared to send articles of […]

... written on Jan 16 2020

The Boycott Begins – India Willingly Pays Higher For Indonesian Crude Palm Oil To Teach Mahathir A Lesson

Mahathir Mohamad, the world’s oldest prime minister, has been relatively quiet since the start of the New Year 2020 – for a good reason. The Malaysian prime minister, arguably one of the most outspoken leaders, has offended so many world leaders that he probably had lost count – from Myanmar to the U.S., China, India […]

... written on Jan 14 2020

Private Jet, Fake Name, Musical Instrument Box – Here’s How Ex-Nissan Hero Carlos Ghosn Escaped Japan

Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who was awaiting trial on criminal charges in Japan, has confirmed speculations that he has fled the country and is in Lebanon. So far, there has been silence from Japan, probably embarrassed – even furious – as to how Mr. Ghosn could pull a stunning escape from the Japanese prosecutor and authorities.   Denying […]

... written on Jan 01 2020

Recognizing The Ins And Outs Of Credit

Credit can be daunting for everyone, it represents the stress associated with making payments, developing a budget, and a serious level of adult responsibility. What’s even more daunting than just living with credit, is understanding the importance of it. How does your credit score get calculated? Why does this number matter, and what does it […]

... written on Dec 26 2019

When Can Boeing 737 MAX Fly Again? – It Could Take Another Year, If There Isn’t New Tragedy

Since the double crashes involving its bestselling 737 MAX, Boeing has fumbled its response, treating the disasters which killed 346 lives more like typical accidents. As the company continues to struggle to regain the trust of regulators, customers and the public, Boeing has just fired its CEO – Dennis Muilenburg. Boeing said a change in […]

... written on Dec 24 2019

KL Summit 2019 Fails Spectacularly – Here’s Why A Desperate Mahathir Fails To Boost His Image

What was the objective of the Kuala Lumpur Summit, which has just concluded? Its website says that it is an international platform for Muslim leaders, intellectuals and scholars from around the world to discuss and exchange ideas about the issues revolving in the Muslim world. The first Summit was actually held in 2014, in the […]

... written on Dec 23 2019

U.S. Securities Commission – No Saudi Donations, Najib Received RM2.6 Billion Kickbacks From 1MDB

For as long as one can remember, Najib Razak has denied any involvement in the 1MDB scandal, despite caught with his hand in the cookie jar – a jaw-dropping  US$681 million in his private bank accounts. Instead, he claimed that the huge sum of money was donations from Saudi royal family, a claim that could not be […]

... written on Dec 19 2019

Marketing Tips For Thriving Businesses

In the modern age, marketing is as important as your business’ product or service. Getting the message out that you are serious, committed and professional will attract more customers and business than projecting a bad image that does not look the part of how you want to be perceived. Image is everything in marketing, with […]

... written on Dec 17 2019

FAA Calculated Boeing 737 MAX Could Crash 15 Times & Kill More Than 3,000 People – But Allowed It To Keep Flying

After Indonesian budget airline Lion Air Flight 610 crashed on Oct 29, 2018, killing 189 people, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) scrambled to investigate. The air safety regulator did nothing until a second crash involving Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 on Mar 10, 2019, killing all 157 people on board, including passengers from 35 nations. By […]

... written on Dec 13 2019









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