A Sarawak Report expose that top BN politicians had allegedly paid RM15m annually to buy positive publicity on shows like CNBC's World Business has sent shock-waves in the media industry.The Sarawak Report expose can be found here.CNBC...
I wrote a blog post on 16 September 2011 about a crystal-ball gazing piece I had written in 2005 foreseeing the scene in 2025.Some bits of that forecast have come true, especially the bit about the ISA being repealed...
How do banks handle the trail of dirty money by corrupt politicians and businessmen? Do they bother to look behind the veil of shell companies, proxies, 'commissions' and off-shore tax havens?[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7CzLj16AZs?rel=0&w=470&h=264]Tell me again, why exactly do we...
Update (25 June, 5.00pm): Port Klang - 484, Seri Manjung - 333.Update (25 June, 10.00am): Port Klang - 493; Seri Manjung - 322; Shah Alam - 301.Update (25 June, 7.00am): Port Klang - 487; Seri Manjung, Banting, Shah Alam...
All is not well in the state of France as some hard questions are being asked of the leadership about kickbacks and other funding scandals.The BBC has a story: 'How 'rotten' is France's politics'? One pending inquiry, involving the...
This is a revealing graph that shows that while US corporate profits (purple) (as a percentage of GDP) are soaring, workers' income (blue) is falling and small business income (green) is also faltering. What is happening in Malaysia?Is...
Money recovered from former Philippine president Ferdinand Marcos' Swiss bank accounts will be used to compensate victims of human rights violations during his iron-fisted rule, the Aquino administration has announced.The Philippines' government has recovered US$600m from Marcos'...
Few people are even aware that a major development is taking place in South-East Asia. As usual, we are in the dark. Before long, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) will come up with a Charter. In other words,...
Update: At 2.00pm, Singapore's 3-hour PSI reading dipped to 245, still at a very unhealthy level.Not looking good: Singapore's 3-hour PSI index has soared to an alarming 401 at noon, while Kota Tinggi (314) and Pasir Gudang (323)...
He had a lot of blood on his hands. A mass murderer. But he was held in high esteem by Western leaders (and Asean leaders too: they were practically falling over one another to pay tribute to him)....

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