Should FELDA ‘Hold’ or ‘Fold’ FGV

Felda Global Ventures , one of the world’s largest vertically integrated plantation companies, is also at the moment the most politically important company in...

Behavioral Finance key to unlocking the Felda vote bank

  Politically, the most explosive situation that has yet to be capitalized by Pakatan Harapan relates to the debt burden borne by Felda settlers. Deputy...

Pakatan Harapan needs to campaign on Hope and Nostalgia

The “What Malaysia Wants” survey put Bread and Butter issues as the most important issue for voters. Surprisingly Pakatan Harapan message has been extremely...

Selling the leadership change bet

The question most people have on their minds but are afraid to ask is whether or not Home Minister, Dato Seri Zahid Hamidi, can...

Move over Bersih, Ringgit expected to take centre stage

The Bersih 5.0 rally has come and gone and the only thing left are the expected arrests of Opposition figures and NGO personnel who...

Rembau Times does not support Bersih 5.0

The Rembau Times is unafraid to say that we do not support the Bersih 5.0 rally. This is in spite of our feeling of disapproval...

Move over 1MDB, here comes the “Bond Vigilante”

  The 1MDB issue is finally dead. It did not die as a result of any revelation that disproved the allegations. In fact, contrary to that,...

US poised to become Trump-istan

With only 3 days to go before the US Presidential polls closes, the Rembau Times is making this bold prediction that Donald J. Trump will be...

Learning Japanese from the Americans

The "shale-oil" revolution has shaken the world of energy to its core. Before this, the Petroleum Industry was dominated by National Oil companies like Saudi...

Riskiness of the East Coast Rail Link

During last week's Budget announcement, the Prime Minister announced yet another multi billion ringgit mega-project,  this one involving the construction of a High Speed...

Defund the JPM

  It is this time of the year again. No, it is not another public holiday or the date for some demonstration, or counter demonstration. It is...

The Rise of the Red Shirts

  A common misconception people have about Malaysia is the implication a multi-racial society has on its identity. Though the country has a variety of food, festivals...

Ringgit’s delinking with Oil

The Ringgit today briefly touched a level not seen for some time when it was briefly quoted at RM 4.200 to the US Dollar....

Race to the bottom and avoiding political suicide

Malaysiakini columnist, Ms Mariam Mokhtar, did not mince her words when she argued that current Government policy is pushing the Malays to attain “rock...

Red Shirts and Deutsche Bank

  On the surface, the “Red Shirt”, a movement of ultra-nationalistic Malays led by Datuk Seri Jamal Md Yunus, has virtually nothing to do with...

Corruption and Getting Caught

Yet another day, yet another story of civil servants being caught by the MACC for corruption. But the good news is that the MACC recognises...

Petronas gassy missteps means it is time to engage with social...

In recent years, Petronas made several multibillion dollar gas investments, which currently are underwater. This included the purchase of the equity in Pacific Northwest LNG...

Shrinking Current Account Balance should be cause for concern

Shrinking Current Account Balance vs. USD Ringgit Exchange Rate The above chart should give many policy makers in Malaysia a cause for concern. It shows the...

Is “Offense” the PM’s best defence against a weakening economy

From university undergraduates to British civil servants, from Proton employees to Indonesian TV viewers – all have witnessed the Prime Minister Najib and his...

How to drive growth through customer support

The model is talking about booking her latest gig, modeling WordPress underwear in the brand latest Perfectly Fit campaign, which was shot by Lachian...