I am back from a long break after the Eid holidays and the work that has been piling up these past couple of weeks have cleared up a bit. So I now have a bit of free time to pursue some hobbies including reading up on happenings around the globe. The problem is, just as… More Random: Resuming life
Someone emailed me a link to a report by The Edge Markets about Transparency Internationals’ latest report on their assessment of emerging markets largest multinationals. He said that he thought it was interesting so I had a read through. Then of course I just had to follow up with all the related reports to get… More TI
China has gone and done it. They are showing their defiance to The Hague arbitration by conducting military drills around the Paracel Island where they have overlapping claim with Vietnam and Taiwan, although since are claiming the entirety of Taiwan, that kinda eliminate Taiwan from the claimant list in that particular area. The Guardian reported… More South China Sea
Reuters reported that The Hague will make a ruling soon with regards to the disputed South China Sea region involving China and multiple Southeast Asian countries including Malaysia. Apparently the arbitration court hearing the dispute between China and the Philippines will deliver its decision on July 12th. The thing is, China has never been part… More The South China Sea mess
Apparently TS James Masing, the Deputy Chief Minister of Sarawak, is confident that Sarawak companies can takeover whatever Petronas is doing in Sarawak. TS Masing was more or less saying that Sarawak has lots of reserves, of which Petronas is not doing anything with it, so they were going to mine it themselves. Not to… More Decentralising Oil&Gas
Two days ago the Brits voted to leave EU with a 4% majority. Well, actually it is England and Wales, really, as Ireland and Scotland seemed to overwhelmingly wanted to remain in EU. I haven’t thought much about it since it had nothing to do with me, but I couldn’t help reading up on it… More Brexit: what do the experts say?
Vladimir Putin is considering selling part of Russia’s corporate crown jewels to China and India as the president struggles to meet spending commitments before his possible re-election bid in less than two years. Source : Bloomberg The oil price crises of the recent months had been the background for India’s rising demand for oil while… More Russia – China – India