MALALA, BACK IN PAKISTAN

Malala has recently returned from a four day trip to Pakistan. This is the first time she has returned since being shot in the head by two Taliban militants on 9 October 2012 and airlifted to the UK for medical treatment. The trip was an emotional one for her…

ONE MCMASTER MEAL TO GO, PLEASE

Last week Tillerson was given the boot, this week McMaster is leaving. General H.R. McMaster, Trump’s National Security Advisor, will be replaced by John Bolton. McMaster’s replacement, John Bolton, is much too similar to Tillerson’s. An extremely hawkish individual, Bolton has connections to anti-muslim groups and has…

IS THIS IT? PEACE AFTER 65 YEARS?

What happened? The most ambitious crossover event in history and I’m not talking about Avengers Infinity War. On April 27, the Korean Summit stole the show from Marvel as both North Korea’s leader Mr Kim Jong Un and South Korea’s President Moon Jae crossed…

TEARING A RIFF IN GLOBALISATION

In the beginning of March, Trump imposed a 25% tariff on steel and a 10% tariff on aluminium. China reacted angrily to this especially after the White House called for a temporary exemption from the tariffs for the EU, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, and South Korea,…

SHIPNAME: UBER + GRAB = GRABER

When Uber and Grab first drove up to Singapore’s sunny shores, many rejoiced at cheaper taxi fares and an end to the monopoly that taxi companies had enjoyed. Unfortunately, with the rumours that Grab might acquire some of Uber’s Southeast Asian (SEA) business, history…

AS SHOCKING AS FIRE AND FURY

Was Trump’s acceptance of North Korea’s invitation for talks. Just a few months ago Trump and North Korea were trading insults and comparing the size of their buttons. Now, Trump has accepted an invitation from Mr Kim Jong-un, Little Rocket Man, to meet and…