Despite the deep second quarter GDP contraction for Malaysia, monthly data suggests the economic situation is sitting somewhere between “becoming less bad” and improving. The new monthly GDP (April, May and June 2020) estimates shared by the Department of Statistics suggest the recesssion is becoming less bad from year-on-year perspective (it is impossible to independently […]

And The Earthly Strip makes a return.

Unlike cabbies whose occupation is mostly driving (save for the minority), most Uber drivers drive part-time. I have had engineers, civil servants, doctorate students and advertising people as my Uber driver. That occupational diversity makes conversation during an Uber ride much more interesting than that duringĀ a typical taxi journey. I have heard fascinating tidbits across […]

The Economist supports further debt forgiveness for Greece to get Greece out of the economic disaster it is in now.[1] I support such move. It is essentially a default, but making it consensual between the creditors and the debtors will be important in maintaining some kind of stability in the market. The forgiveness will definitely […]

If there was a theme song for every age, I think I would like this as the theme song of our Recession.

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