Both the United States and its trade rival, the European Union (EU), have been forced to modify their strategy in South-east Asia in pursuit of their 'free trade' and 'liberalisation' agenda.The Malaysia-US Free Trade Agreement (FTA) is effectively dead;...
There is a significant divide in opinion in how the US budget deficit should be cut - and this divide has been heightened in the wake of S&P's downgrade of the US economy.It seems the US Congress and...
Barely has the dust settled on the Celebrex research fabrication fiasco before another Big Pharma scandal has erupted. This time it centres on the diabetes drug Avandia, manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline.US Senators have published a damning report linking Avandia...
Photo by a concerned PenangiteA concerned Penangite spotted this banner at a private clinic along Burma Road, openly advertising a vaccine against "women's cancer". She called up the clinic and was told the vaccine would be delivered in three...
People should take another look at Sakti International Corporation.Have a look here. Assuming the website is correct, all that money invested and so little revenue?The period 1997-1998 seems to have been a busy time for the firm.This...
Economist Nouriel Roubini says that an L-shaped near depression may be avoided given the policy measures undertaken by the Obama administration. All the same, in his RGE Monitor, he is now predicting that the current protracted U-shaped recession will...
Bersih co-chair Ambiga Sreenevasan has appeared on CNN and put across the call for free and fair elections in Malaysia to a global audience.http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/.element/apps/cvp/3.0/swf/cnn_416x234_embed.swf?context=embed_edition&videoId=international/2012/11/06/amanpour-ukraine-yulia-tymoshenko.cnn
This is the woman the US corporate media are hailing as a "star is born" - the new US vice-presidential candidate from the Republican party.This from an AP report: ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin told ministry students at...
http://cnettv.cnet.com/av/video/cbsnews/player-dest.swfIn a much-awaited speech in Cairo just now directed largely at the Muslim world, Obama has vowed to:shut down Guantanamo Bay by next year, prohibit the use of torture by the United States (what about rendition or outsourcing of...
Here's more evidence to show that a minimum wage can actually keep the economy purring.This time, we go to the United States.San Francisco-based journalist, Dick Meister, a specialist on labour issues, is actually calling on the US administration to...

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