Indonesia’s Sulawesi Gold Mine Disaster – The Value Of Global Capitalism

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That an illegal and artisanal gold mine on Sulawesi in Indonesia has collapsed, killing perhaps 100 people, is a tragedy. It's at minimum 100...

India’s Pulse Market – The Latest Piece Of Fear, Uncertainty, Doubt Is Glycophosphate Residues

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As we've seen endlessly in the tech markets there's nothing like sowing a bit of fear, uncertainty and doubt to make sure that people...

Jet Airways’ Banks May Need To Swallow A 75% Haircut On Their Loans

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This sounds a little extraordinary, that the varied lenders to Jet Airways will need to swallow a 75% haircut on the loans they made...

Maybe India’s Right – RBI States Cryptocurrency Adds Nothing To The Economy

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This new document from the Reserve Bank of India is less than an outright condemnation of cryptocurrency even while it points to officialdom thinking...

Japan To Leave IWC, Resume Commercial Whaling – Damn Stupid Idea

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Japan has announced that it is going to leave the International Whaling Commission and thus resume commercial whaling this coming July. This is a...

India’s Jet Airways Suspends Operations – This Is Why We Need Capital And Capitalists

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India's Jet Airways has been in trouble for months now. They've been losing money and banks won't lend any more - sensibly enough, it's...

Indonesia’s East Belitung To Try Tin Mining Tourism – Why Not, Poldark Works

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Bangka and Belitung are the centres of Indonesia's tin mining industry and one part, East Belitung, is hoping to trigger a boom in tourism...

Fancy Killing People For a Living? Sri Lanka’s Advertising For Hangmen

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Perhaps you're a psychopath who enjoys the terror on peoples' faces as they understand they're just about to die. Possibly you're a well meaning...

That Chinese “BreedReady” Database – Check The Translation

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A basic truism is that languages don't map exactly over each other and that's the most likely explanation for this database from China detailing...

Of Course India Should Have Sold ONGC’s Oil And Gas Fields To Foreigners

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There are those who insist that a national government must own the company which extracts natural resources from the territory of that country. This...