UUM Lecturer flaunts his Academic Qualifications, so what?


May 21, 2017 UUM Lecturer flaunts his Academic Qualifications, so what? by http://www.malaysiakini.com What is your hangup? It’s Hannah Yeoh’s Autobiography. If you want your  freedom of expression, then respect Hannah’s right to tell her story. There is no need to make a Police Report against her. Of course, it has nothing to do with … Continue reading

America and China–Managing the Possible


May 21, 2017 America and China–Managing the Possible by Tan Sri  Dr. Munir Majid@www.thestar.com.my The  Go It Alone Eagle and The  Globalist Dragon THE contrast could not be greater. While United States President Donald Trump raves and rants – and belts this or that person – China’s President Xi Jinping looks measured and assured as … Continue reading

The Real Crisis in North Korea–A Perspective


May 21, 2017 The Real Crisis in North Korea–A Perspective by Gianluca Spezza PhD candidate at the International Institute of Korean Studies, University of Central Lancashire, and founding contributor at NK News https://www.irinnews.org/opinion/2017/05/18/real-crisis-north-korea-not-one-you%E2%80%99ve-been-hearing-about The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea has been in the news a lot lately, with the DPRK testing new missiles and the … Continue reading

Japanese companies need to open up or shut down


May 21, 2017 Japanese companies need to open up or shut down by  Alicia Ogawa, Columbia University http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2017/05/16/japanese-companies-need-to-open-up-or-shut-down/   Corporate governance has long been a hot topic for investors worldwide, but it is still a new concept in Japan. The increasing number of Japanese corporate scandals points to the need for a new approach to … Continue reading

The Rohingyas: Inside Myanmar’s Hidden Genocide


May 21, 2017 Book Review: Newborn babies crushed under the weight of a soldier’s heavy boot. Children having their throats slit as they try to protect their mothers from rape by security forces. Women and girls facing rape or sexual assault and humiliation. The elderly and infirm burnt alive in their homes. 1,000 killed and another … Continue reading

A Bit of History: What Kind of Loyalty Does a President Need?


May 20, 2017 A Bit of History: What Kind of Loyalty Does a President Need? By Jeff Shesol http://www.newyorker.com U.S. Presidents throughout history have long defined loyalty differently. Lyndon B. Johnson’s definition was extreme; Trump’s definition has so far proved disastrous.PHOTOGRAPH BY WALLY MCNAMEE / CORBIS / GETTY On April, 1965, the leaders of India … Continue reading