With just 12 hours left on the campaign clock, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has confidently declared that Pakatan Rakyat is now looking beyond denying Barisan Nasional its two-thirds majority and aiming to capture Sarawak.
Believe me, the situation is worse than bad, it's worse than dire, it is history-altering horrific. A lot of people are going to die from what is happening in Fukushima, into the millions for sure, that is not in question. The only question is how many millions. If we are “lucky,” only one or two million persons will die. And if we are unlucky, well, things could get really grim, unimaginably hellish, on this planet we call home. Here's how bad it really is.
Stephen Roach, former economist for Morgan Stanley, now non-executive Chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia.
If China is important - and it is - it makes sense to look at the situation clearly without slogans and preconceptions. Take away: China is by no means guaranteed endless growth. In fact, its period of rapid growth may be over.