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Dollar vs God – Lira Crashes 16% After Trump Doubled Tariffs To Teach Erdogan A Lesson

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has picked the wrong guy for a fight. While Saudi Arabia could bully Canada over a petty issue concerning human rights, Turkey has miscalculated when it thought Trump would not care about American Pastor Andrew Brunson who has been detained since 2016 in Turkey.   Brunson, who is from North […]

... written on Aug 11 2018

Prove It Bro!! – Najib’s Unbelievable Story His Office Had RM3.5 Million Cash Lying Around

It’s commonly said the Queen doesn’t carry cash. Likewise, the President of the United States doesn’t carry cash too, as experienced by former President Obama in 2014 when his credit card was rejected in a New York restaurant. Thankfully, his wife Michelle was present on that occasion to pick up the tab. The Secret Service […]

... written on Aug 10 2018

Forget U.S.-China Boring Trade War – Saudi & Canada Diplomatic Feud Has Become Financial War

China has threatened to slap 25% tariffs on US$16 billion worth of U.S. goods. It is the latest retaliation against the U.S. finalized list of US$16 billion worth in Chinese goods that will be hit with 25% tariffs – supposedly to take effect on Aug 23. China will pretty much match what Trump administration does […]

... written on Aug 09 2018

Attorney General’s Proactive Act In Claiming Superyacht Equanimity May Have Saved RM650 Million

1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) has laid claim to the superyacht Equanimity. Ironically, the same company wouldn’t touch the US$250 million (RM1 billion) vessel with a 10-foot pole about 3 months ago. Before the May 9 general election, 1MDB wanted nothing to do with the luxury yacht, let alone claiming the ownership on the vessel.   For as long as […]

... written on Aug 08 2018

Mahathir Cleverly Brings Home $250 Million “Equanimity” Yacht Before Fugitive Jho Low Claims It

Equanimity has entered Malaysian waters after a short journey from Batam, Malaysia. The luxury yacht belonging to ex-PM Najib Razak’s partner-in-crime Jho Low was reportedly escorted from Batam by the Malaysian marine police vessel KPD Setia. Both vessels were anchored about two nautical miles off the coast of Pengerang in Johor, as of 6pm.   […]

... written on Aug 07 2018

JPMorgan Chase ATMs Go Cardless – Plastic Card No Longer Needed To Get Cash

Everyone should have experienced at least once where we need to withdraw cash but have forgotten the plastic card – ATM card. Get real, despite the so-called cashless society and internet banking, the cash is here to stay. JPMorgan Chase has become the latest bank to embrace a cardless society – you don’t need your […]

... written on Aug 03 2018

Oldest Malay Newspaper “Utusan” May Close Shop After Its Owner UMNO Lost Power

Thanks to promise of freedom of press, the new government of Pakatan Harapan has allowed “Utusan Malaysia”, the oldest Malay newspaper to operate after the historical May 9 general election. But things would not be the same for the highly controversial newspaper, which was founded as “Utusan Melayu” in 1939, way before the country’s independence […]

... written on Aug 02 2018

Here’s How Much Top-10 Instagram Celebrities Make For Every Sponsored Post

In July, Kylie Jenner became the youngest person on the Forbes list of America’s Richest Self-Made Women with an estimated net worth of US$900 million. And she’s just 20 years old. The American reality television personality, model, entrepreneur and social media celebrity is the founder and owner of cosmetic company Kylie Cosmetics.   She created a line of clothing […]

... written on Aug 01 2018

The Job Or Career You Should Avoid – Newsroom Employment Drops 45% In About 10 Years

If your kids tell you that they wanted to work for a newspaper company, you should start worrying. The past decade has been a painful period for employees in U.S. newsroom, especially those working for newspaper. The only area that has experienced some growth in employment is digital-native news sector.   According to a Pew […]

... written on Jul 31 2018

Third National Car, The Unfinished Business – Why Mahathir Should Wake Up & Stop Hallucinating

Mahathir’s fetish for national car projects is commendable, even applaudable, if today is 1983. Unfortunately, it’s been 35 years since “PROTON” was established in a mind-boggling venture – automobile design, manufacturing, distribution and sales. Subsequently, a second national car project – Perodua – was hatched in 1993, although solely in rebadging business.   Now, the defiant […]

... written on Jul 31 2018









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