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Here Are The World’s Top-25 Most Powerful Countries For The Year 2019

The United States, as expected, has retained its spot as the most powerful country in the world in 2019. Considered to be the most powerful country, the U.S. has the world’s largest economy and biggest military budget, splashing over US$610 billion on military hardware and personnel in 2017. The country is also the leader in the so-called […]

... written on Mar 04 2019

“You Cannot Crush Us” – Huawei Founder Warned About Shifting Investment From The U.S. To U.K.

Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei lives a quiet life and keeps an ultra-low profile despite his massive wealth. It would take the arrest of his daughter, 46-year-old Huawei chief financial officer Sabrina Meng, to make him active and starts expressing his opinion. Essentially, the world’s largest telecom-gear maker faced its worst ever crisis as the superpower […]

... written on Feb 19 2019

The Biggest Sucker – Saudi Crown Prince’s $450 Million “Leonardo da Vinci” Painting Most Likely Fake

On December 2017, the world was left speechless after Leonardo da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi” – dating back to 1500 – was sold to a mysterious buyer who splashed a mind-boggling US$450.3 million. The “Salvator Mundi,” which means “Savior of the World”, depicts Christ as a Renaissance man dressed in flowing blue robes.   The mysterious wealthy buyer was exposed […]

... written on Feb 18 2019

The Rich Getting Richer – Here’s How Amazon Pays “Zero Dollar” In Taxes, Despite $11.2 Billion Profits

Amazon.com is worth a staggering US$800 billion. It became the second company to reach a stock market value of US$1 trillion just weeks after Apple hit the same milestone. Its stock price is above US$1,600 a share. The company’s CEO and founder – Jeff Bezos – is not only the world’s richest man with a net worth […]

... written on Feb 15 2019

Egypt’s Second Richest Man – “I Can Invest Anywhere In The World, Except Saudi Arabia”

Naguib Sawiris is an Egyptian billionaire with a net worth of US$5 billion (Bloomberg). Together with Nassef Sawiris, the two brothers are well known as the reputable sons of Onsi Sawiris from the wealthiest Egyptian descents. While his younger brother is the richest man in Egypt, Naguib is ranked second behind Nassef.   However, when […]

... written on Feb 13 2019

The U.S. To Officially Request Sabrina’s Extradition – But Canada Isn’t Happy Their Citizens Are Being Punished

The clock is ticking and the U.S. has finally informed the Canadian government of its intention to proceed with a formal request to extradite Meng Wanzhou, otherwise known as Sabrina Meng or Cathy Meng. The daughter of Huawei’s founder Ren Zhengfei was arrested on Dec 1, 2018 in Vancouver, Canada, while she was transferring flights […]

... written on Jan 23 2019

Freedom Of Speech – Only PM Mahathir Has The Balls Of Steel To Lecture The Clueless Police

The Sultan Muhammad V has returned to his state of Kelantan after abdicating the throne as the “Yang di-Pertuan Agong (Supreme Ruler, or simply the King)” effective Sunday (Jan 6). What is still unknown and of utmost interest is the actual reason the former King was given an ultimatum by the Council of Rulers to […]

... written on Jan 11 2019

From Rumour To Fact – King Quits, But The Reasons He Abdicates The Throne Could Be More Explosive

In the land of scandals and corruptions, more often than not rumours have the nasty habit of turning out to become facts. After Mahathir Mohamad made the history of becoming not only the world’s oldest prime minister, but also the prime minister for the second time, Malaysians welcome the New Year 2019 with another stunning […]

... written on Jan 07 2019

This Country Has No Idea What Happens To Their King – And Nobody Knows Where He Is

Where is the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, or the King of Malaysia? Nobody seems to know the whereabout of the monarch, not even the prime minister himself. Officially, the Agong had taken a two-month break from November 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018 – apparently due to health reason. Hence, Sultan Nazrin of Perak took over […]

... written on Jan 04 2019

China Furious!! – CFO & Daughter Of Huawei Founder Arrested In Canada On Behalf Of The U.S.

Canadian authorities have arrested Huawei’s CFO (chief financial officer), Sabrina Meng Wanzhou, in Vancouver while she was transferring flights in the country. Sabrina, a leading contender to succeed her father, Huawei’s founder Ren Zhengfei, was arrested on Dec 1 as she is facing extradition to the United States – according to the Canadian Department of […]

... written on Dec 06 2018









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