Friday, April 15, 2011

Sarawak Election 2011: Come Home And Vote For Change

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.

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Fukushima is a kind of global "kill shot," make no mistake about that

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. 

Sunday, April 3, 2011

The Asian Century?

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.

Real estate madness in China

With all due respect to the People's Republic of China, few people who are not from there dream of having a luxury apartment in a no-name, remote Chinese city. 

And even fewer Chinese can afford the luxury housing units the Party is maniacally building. 

It looks like these no-win "investments" are soaking up the cash of people in China who are doing well. 

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