Philippine President Voices Termination of Visiting Forces Agreement with US

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has just voiced his plan of terminating the visiting forces agreement (VFA) with the United States (US). President Duterte recently stated that he wants to end the VFA agreement with the US.This happened right after the US cancelled the visas of President Duterte’s ally.  This happened last month. The US government cancelled the visa of current … Read More


One of the major tests of how well the UK is going to fare on its own is how well it adjusts to and accommodates its trading partners – after all, trade is, in its most basic format, an accommodation …I’ll give you 3 of this if you give me 3 of that. It appears that, instead of being able … Read More

Coronavirus Troubles China’s Electronics Manufacturing

The Coronavirus is continually causing troubles for China’s electronics manufacturing. The Coronavirus is showing no signs of stopping. The number of cases and deaths continues to rise everyday.  Apart from the health aspects though, the Coronavirus has begun to infect other parts of people’s lives. In a general sense, the Coronavirus has affected many country’s economies. Due to the quarantine … Read More

China to Cut Tariffs on Billions Worth of US Goods

The Chinese government has recently announced that they will be cutting the tariffs on billions worth of US goods. The U.S. goods are known to be valued at around $75 billion. The United States and China have been involved in a trade war for over a year. Recently, a phase one deal has been implemented. This deal is moving thing … Read More

Coronavirus Infects Economies

Coronavius has spread all over the world. Upon analysis, the Coronavirus has also infected the economies of many countries. The Coronavirus originated from China, specifically the Wuhan province. Since Wuhan is ground zero, the number of infected and dead people are steadily rising. The Chinese government has imposed a strict set of restrictions all around. The restrictions in Wuhan affect … Read More

Bloomberg Interview re: Coronavirus Concerns ***PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT***

Good afternoon from Canada – so that there be no misunderstanding, I state unequivocally that the following and the attached are not political in any way, shape, or form. There has been an enormous amount of misinformation disseminated through various media worldwide, partially because no one anywhere has a handle on this virus – what caused it, how it came … Read More

China Oil Demands Decrease by 20%

China’s overall demand for oil has decreased by a total of 20% due to the Coronavirus.  The drop in China’s demand for oil has dropped. The 20% drop roughly equates to about three million barrels a day. This information comes from people who work within the energy sector. They indicate that the Coronavirus is putting a strain on China’s economy … Read More

Canton Fair 2020 to be Held Online on June 15 – 24

UPDATE(May 10, 2020): The Ministry of Commerce had a recent announcement regarding exhibiting fees during the online Canton Fair to be held on June 15 to 24, 2020. In its announcement it clearly stated that Participation Fee Is Waived For The Online 127th Canton Fair. We will bring you more updates as they come. UPDATE(April 24, 2020): In a regular … Read More

Thailand Finds Coronavirus “Cure” in HIV Drug Cocktail

Thailand’s health ministry says that they have found a cure for the Coronavirus.  A Chinese woman afflicted with the Coronavirus found herself in Thailand. The woman was 71 years old. Fortunately for her, the Thailand health ministry had what no other country has ever had. They have a potential cure for the virus.  The administered treatment was a mixture of … Read More

Gimme Another Beer; Make It A Corona!

This is NOT going to be my ‘regular’ column about an irregular world. Instead, I beg your indulgence in that I want to solely address what has become the major news item worldwide (no, Donald, sorry but it’s not the immensity of your intellect (sic) or the size of your, er, hands ?) – but the ‘Wuhan coronavirus’. It’s bad … Read More