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New Water Deal with Singapore is Entirely Possible – if Malaysia Changes its Tone. And Prime Minister.

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N ew Straits times fired off two pieces in the past few days, again stirring the situation in bilateral relations between Malaysia and Singapore. First, the newspaper published a report…

X-Raying ‘Lawyers for Liberty’: Another Malaysian Weapon Fired at Singapore?

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Y ou might be forgiven for thinking that the latest barrage of accusations against the Singapore’s death penalty is just another fit thrown by a foreign NGO – as it…

USA vs. China 1:0 – America Wins First Battle on Trade

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A fter two years of mounting tensions, US president, Donald Trump, has signed the Phase 1 of a comprehensive trade agreement with China, scoring not only a vital political win…

Trump Bags a Historic Win, Humiliating Toothless Iran

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F or all the hysteria pouring out from all corners of the world about impending World War 3, 8th of January 2020 was remarkably uneventful. And as the US President…

Iran Will Not Retaliate – It Has Far More to Gain By Playing Victim

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H ysteria took hold of the mass media of the world after the bold airstrike carried out by US forced in Baghdad killed the legendary commander of the elite Iranian…

The Iron Gentleman: After His Meteoric Rise, Britain is Entering Johnson’s Era

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W hen Boris Johnson took over the reins of the country this July I didn’t think much of it aside, perhaps, from a certain pity for the man who was…

Malaysia, Joke of Asia?

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L ast year I published a highly popular article in which I explained why Mahathir must step down. It was no laughing matter then – the new Malaysian government kicked…

We Should Accept a Nuclear North Korea

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R elations between the US and North Korea are heading for the lowest low since the leaders of two countries exchanged insults in the early 2018. Since then it seemed…

Dr. Moan — Malaysia Can’t Be Treated Seriously With a Complainer in Charge

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S omething truly amazing happened last Thursday (or so it seemed). Malaysian Prime Minister, Dr. Mahathir Mohamad announced approval for the Rail Transit System between Johor and Singapore. Malaysia, he…

Rebirth of Spanish Fascism Puts Chinese Actions in Hong Kong To Shame

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F or months of increasingly more violent protests in Hong Kong Western leaders have warned, threatened and lectured China on how it should behave towards protesters who were – in…

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