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Category Archives: Southeast Asia

New Zealand Braces For ‘Super Gonorrhea’: It’s A Matter Of ‘WHEN, Not If’

The island nation of New Zealand is bracing itself for what scientists are calling “super gonorrhea.”  They say it is not a matter of ‘if’ the nation will be impacted by the disease, but a matter of ‘when.’ A historically resistant strain of gonorrhea has made its way from South East Asia to the United […]

Escobar: Vladimir Putin Takes Spotlight As Eurasia Connector

Authored by Pepe Escobar via The Asia Times, At his trademark annual year-end press conference in Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin once again let drop selected foreign-policy nuggets essential to understanding what lies ahead on the turbulent Eurasian geopolitical chessboard. By now it’s well known that Putin will run again in the presidential elections scheduled […]

India’s $207 Billion Mess Is Once-In-A-Lifetime Opportunity For Asia’s Richest Banker

In October, we discussed Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s, decision to hand over $32bn to recapitalise India’s state banks. The motivation was India’s slowing growth rate and the need to add one million Indians to the workforce every month. Crippled by massive bad debts, the state-owned banks were struggling to extend more credit to the […]

1MDB Scandal Resurfaces As Singapore Cops Investigate Goldman’s Lucrative Bond Issues

We have another instalment in the investigation into the mind-boggling level of corruption at 1MDB, (1Malaysia Development Berhad), the Malaysian state-owned investment fund. Members of the Singapore police’s economic crime unit have interviewed current and former Goldman employees with respect to the 1MDB bond offerings arranged by the bank. By way of a recap into […]

“We’re Back”- China’s Largest Crypto Traders Are Relocating

How things change in crypto – in January 2017, before the crackdown by the authorities, China accounted for nearly 100% of bitcoin trading… In the “golden era” of Chinese crypto trading, mainland operators built up considerable expertise before they were forced out of business. Some of those operators of Chinese exchanges are setting up again […]

Xi’s Roadmap To The Chinese Dream

Authored by Pepe Escobar via The Asia Times, China's Belt and Road Initiative – the New Silk Road – will spark the country's development and turn the dream into reality… It all starts with Hong Kong as a major BRI financing hub. Now that President Xi Jinping has been duly elevated to the Chinese Communist […]

US Destroyer Carrys Out Trump’s 4th “Freedom Of Navigation” Operation In South China Sea

In a provocation that’s sure to raise eyebrows in Beijing, a US Navy destroyer on Tuesday sailed within 12 miles of Parcel islands in the South China Sea in what appears to be the first US “Freedom of Navigation” operation in two months. Reuters reports that the USS Chafee, a guided-missile destroyer, challenged “excessive maritime […]

Donald Trump: Warmonger-In-Chief?

Authored by Antonius Aquinas via Acting-Man.com, Cryptic Pronouncements If a world conflagration, God forbid, should break out during the Trump Administration, its genesis will not be too hard to discover: the thin-skinned, immature, shallow, doofus who currently resides in the Oval Office! The commander-in-chief – a potential source of radiation?   This past week, the […]

Philippines’ Duterte To Police After Teen Killed: “You Are Free To Kill Idiots”

Though recent polls suggest broad public support in the Philippines for President Rodrigo Duterte's controversial war on drugs, the recent death of a 17-year-old boy in what appears to be an execution style killing by police, has resulted in mass public backlash and has dominated headlines since the boy's August 16th death. But in typical […]

Krieger Asks: Is Google A Search Engine Or ‘Deep State’ Organ?

Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Today’s post should be read as Part 3 of my ongoing series about the now infamous Google memo, and what it tells us about where our society is headed if a minority of extremely wealthy and powerful technocratic billionaires are permitted to fully socially engineer our culture […]