6th Mar 2017

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Monday Night Chat with Wong Chen: Episode 19

Watch Wong Chen delve into the million-dollar question you’ve been asking as you watched the ringgit plummet: Why’s my ringgit worth less & less?! On Policy Monday, find out what affects the ringgit’s value. But…

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25th Jan 2017

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WSJ: US Exit from the TPPA

My Facebook posting yesterday on the end of TPPA, has surprisingly received a Wall Street Journal mention. The WSJ wrote the following: ” In Malaysia, some opposition politicians argued that overly amb itious free-trade pacts…

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24th Jan 2017

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Malaysia and Bilateral Trade: Stick to the basics

Trump signs executive order to withdraw from TPPA. The way forward now is for Malaysia to seek bilateral trade ties. Multilateral deals always favour the more powerful countries as they exert pressure using basic game…

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22nd Jun 2016

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Illogical facts

Like the rest of the world, I am also following the US Presidential campaign. I am a Bernie Sanders fan. This election is full of illogical facts. For instance, the former candidate Bernie is currently…

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3rd May 2016

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1MDB, TPPA, etc.

21st April 2016  Good morning. The haze is back. The government is still using the PM10 measure instead of PM2.5. So, as a very rough guide, whatever readings the govt provide, just multiply that number…

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