Gaddafi Moved Personal US$4.8 Billion To London

UNHCR, U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, says almost 100,000 people have fled Libya into neighbouring Egypt and Tunisia in the past week to escape a deadly anti-government uprising in Libya. Mediterranean ports are doing great business with thousands of other foreigners escaping Libya’s unrest. While thousands are getting out of the country, Mad-Dog Colonel Gaddafi is […]

... written on Feb 28 2011

Mad Dog Gaddafi to Spook Oil Prices Up North

Prepare for higher oil price because the “mad dog” is running wild. Dictator Muammar Gaddafi has launched a shocking war against his own people, killing at least hundreds and probably thousands in attacks by warplanes and foreign mercenaries. Reports of 400 dead, mystery Libyan jets landing in Malta, military retreating to their compounds and whatnot has […]

... written on Feb 23 2011

Obama Dinner – Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg are VVIP

Apple CEO Steve Jobs decided there was no way he was going to miss the private dinner and most likely his last with President Obama, if indeed a report by The National Enquirer that Steve Jobs may have just six weeks to live is true. The US tech get-together dinner was held with the aim […]

... written on Feb 21 2011

Senile Old Man Talks Crap Because Of Revolution?

First, the old man claimed he has been mistaken as the bad guy for launching the infamous “Operasi Lalang” – crackdown using Internal Security Act (ISA) in 1987 which saw 106 people, mostly opposition politicians, arrested. The old dictator, Mahathir Mohamad, conveniently blames the police over the crackdown. He’s the good guy and it was […]

... written on Feb 19 2011

Marcos, Mubarak & Mahathir – Who’s The Richest Man?

The mounting pressure from 18 days of historic protests finally drove Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak from office, after 30-years as his nation’s iron-fisted ruler. But the dictator should not shed a single drop of tear because the fortune he amassed is more than enough to finance his retirement comfortably. It would be nice and jaw-dropping […]

... written on Feb 14 2011

Corruption Can Become Day-Light Robbery If …

Singapore economy was reportedly to have expanded by a whopping 14.7% against Ministry of Trade and Industry’s (MTI) growth forecast of 15%, making the country the fastest-growing economy in the world after Qatar, according to IMF (International Monetary Fund). While Singapore is enjoying vibrant economic growth, its nearest neighbour Malaysia is struggling to keep the […]

... written on Jan 03 2011

PLUS – The Fight (by UMNO) for the Cash-Cow Continues

The concession agreement for PLUS Expressways was awarded to United Engineers (M) Sdn Bhd (now UEM Group) for a period of 30 years, starting May 1988. Public outcries soon after the 1997 Asia Recession and Mahathir administration gave a tickle so that the concessionaire restructured and reduced the agreed (or rather lopsided) toll rates via […]

... written on Dec 25 2010

15 Signs & Reasons Snap Election is Around the Corner

The question of when will Malaysia PM Najib Razak call for a snap election is drumming louder. Will it be in the first half of 2011 simultaneously with the Sarawak state election, in the second half of 2011 if the Sarawak’s state election results are BN-favorable, or in 2012 if Sarawak results fall within expectation? […]

... written on Dec 09 2010

The 10 Lessons from Galas and Batu Sapi

We wrote how Najib’s administration period could be shorter than Abdullah Badawi, the ex-PM whose downfall was architected by Najib and another ex-PM, Mahathir. FinanceTwitter also wrote that while Najib is the de-facto Prime Minister, he has to get the blessing from his wife, Rosmah Mansor, because both admitted they’re tag-team and operate in a […]

... written on Nov 05 2010

Big Mac Index, China & Malaysia Currencies Undervalued?

On average a McDonald’s Big Mac costs about 14.5 yuan or about US$2.18 in China (Beijing and Shenzhen) as compare to US$3.71 for the same burger in the United States. Based on a study done by McDonald and Economist using Big Mac Index, a semi-hilarious method of measuring the PPP (purchasing power parity) between two […]

... written on Oct 18 2010

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