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Investment

  1. Japan Needs to Restructure its Tax System as the Nation Struggles to Restore Economic Growth 17 Nov 2014, 11:00 am
    Japan has fallen back into a ‘technical’ recession after recording its 2nd successive quarter of negative growth. Japanese GDP fell by 0.4% (or an. […]
  2. The Dow Jones has confirmed a short term correction - looking for more 10 Oct 2014, 7:57 am
    On the 10th Sept 2014 I warned of a sell-off in stocks, only to withdraw that warning on the 18th Sept 2014, when the market went to new highs. As it. […]
  3. Should we be worried about global inflation? 25 Sep 2014, 8:53 am
    There is a gross straw argument being perpetrated by economists and market pundits, and that is the prospects of 'rising' or run-away inflation, or at. […]
  4. Global equity markets restore uptrend and positive outlook 18 Sep 2014, 10:24 pm
    My earlier concerns in anticipation of a Dow 'market correction' proved ill-founded. It turned out to be simply a 'consolidation phase' or channel tre. […]

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Business

  1. Malware solution for Android phones 22 Nov 2011, 6:54 am
    This strikes me as a good opportunity for some budding Android programmer. Read this article and you will see that Google Android is expected to have. […]
  2. Product policy which is logical and contextual 4 Jan 2011, 5:50 pm
    One of the mistakes that businesses make is:1. Adopting dogmatic policies which are difficult to interpret2. Remove the product policy discretion from. […]
  3. Stories of 100 top Asian CEOs 28 Aug 2010, 3:54 am
    Looking for inspiration for your next business, check out the following website. It seems like most business activity is being outsourced to Asia, so. […]
  4. Developing a functional business 20 Jun 2010, 2:13 am
    Business in the West is far better in developing countries. The reason is that they tend to have operating manuals for staff to review before they sta. […]

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Lifestyle

  1. Update on the Philippines - liveability Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 6:41 am
    My annual pilgrimage to the Philippines is over. In conclusion, I found the experience a lot less pleasant this time than previous occasions. The prob. […]
  2. The appeal of Philippines property Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 4:44 am
    I have been writing about the appeal of Philippines property for about 7 years now. The Philippines is in the midst of a property rally that will last. […]
  3. Future energy policy for NZ Monday, 14 April 2014, 4:31 am
    NZ has in recent years experienced some significant increases in electricity prices. These rises can be attributed to several factors:1. Latent inflat. […]
  4. Who to vote for in New Zealand's Sept 2014 national election Thursday, 3 April 2014, 10:26 am
    There are a great many political parties offering their services in this coming Sept 2014 national election in NZ. I will at this point offer my thoug. […]

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Efficacy

  1. Sex for the soulless man 4 Nov 2013, 7:32 pm
    NZ is in the midst of a scandal, with a group of teen boys boasting online how they 'scored' with under-age girls, then humiliating them and posting t. […]
  2. New H7N9 strain of bird flu virus threatening China 21 Apr 2013, 8:28 am
    There is evidence emerging in China that a new H7N9 strain of the bird flu virus is threatening the human population. There are already 18 deaths and. […]
  3. Sex education in NZ schools 11 Dec 2012, 2:36 am
    The issue of sex education in schools has arisen again. Several pertinent points :1. If we disempower kids they will they want to be adults sooner.2.. […]
  4. Caring, succeeding and building relationships 11 Dec 2012, 2:26 am
    Someone sent me this quote, which is one of the better ones I've come across, and so pertinent to contemporary times. John C. Maxwell: "People don't. […]

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Thinking

  1. Scottish independence - The values for change 16 Sep 2014, 10:05 am
    Scotland is taking the fateful step towards independence. The question is – should it? I’m an Australian critical analyst who has taken upon answe. […]
  2. The destabilisation of the Western security alliance - how Kim Dotcom challenged Western security agencies and the TPPA 15 Sep 2014, 10:41 am
    Today was a big day in global politics, most particularly for two countries: 1. New Zealand - which faces an election in 5 days (20th Sept 2014) 2. Sc. […]
  3. The cost of human decency - its not a line to draw 1 Jun 2014, 5:13 am
    It strikes one as an expensive indulgence in international diplomacy when your government is committing to the identification of a missing plane in yo. […]
  4. Taxes in the USA are voluntary 15 Oct 2013, 7:59 am
    Lovely place the USA - taxes are voluntary. Oh well, some taxes aren't like withholding tax. Oh, and if you are confused by the word voluntarily, you. […]

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