Why Ali Baba chose Malaysia over Singapore? – A Political Perspective

I am sure everyone has heard about the relationship Jack Ma has with the Malaysian government. He is the digital adviser to Malaysia’s digital economy and has signed an MoU with the Chinese and Malaysia government to connect e-hubs under the Electronic World Trade Platform. The reason I am writing about is that I have … More Why Ali Baba chose Malaysia over Singapore? – A Political Perspective

Development and Corruption in Asia – An Unusual Relationship

Cover Image from “Global Research” I have to admit, this is not an easy issue to research or talk about. I have been reading a book titled “Political Business in East Asia” edited by Edmund Terence Gomez, and it basically turned my understanding on economic development/growth and corruption upside down, especially true in the Asian … More Development and Corruption in Asia – An Unusual Relationship

China’s Fixed Exchange Rate – How does PBOC Maintain it?

An article emerged recently from Bloomberg which you can find here¬†which talks about the rising outflows of yuan from China. As you may have heard, China is actually trying to “internationalise” its Yuan, meaning to make it comparable to the currency big boys like the USD, EURO and Yen as an international trading currency. But … More China’s Fixed Exchange Rate – How does PBOC Maintain it?