The pot of tax gold in Ireland: Microsoft avoided as much as $145 million in UK taxes through Irish subsidiaries!
Jun19

The pot of tax gold in Ireland: Microsoft avoided as much as $145 million in UK taxes through Irish subsidiaries!

Microsoft has reportedly avoided up to £100m a year in UK corporation tax by routing its sales through Ireland. The corporation has sent more than £8bn of revenues from computers and software bought by British customers to Ireland since 2011, as part of a deal with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), the Sunday Times reports. The arrangements, known as advance pricing agreements, agree on the allocation of profit between various...

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Photo Essay: The dire food shortage crisis currently sweeping over Venezuela
Jun19

Photo Essay: The dire food shortage crisis currently sweeping over Venezuela

The family of Araselis Rodriguez and Nestor Daniel Reina after skipping dinner because they could not find affordable food. They had searched at several different stores for hours. A school in Turgua, a poor community an hour outside of Caracas. Teachers there have reported students passing out from hunger in class. Waiting outside a pharmacy in Caracas to buy price-controlled baby formula. Dionny Ramárez, 36, at the bakery in Boca de...

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Huge fire engulfs Tokyo’s historic Golden Gai entertainment district close to Shinjuku
Apr12

Huge fire engulfs Tokyo’s historic Golden Gai entertainment district close to Shinjuku

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZqtded_UMI   A fire broke Tuesday in the Golden Gai entertainment district in the Kabukicho district in Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo, destroyed four buildings and left at least one person injured. The fire also caused power to be cut to hundreds of businesses and homes. The Tokyo Fire Department dispatched more than 30 firetrucks to battle the blaze, which started on the first floor of an old building at...

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[HOT] Panama Papers: 11.5 million files spilling the beans on hidden money and tax evasion of world leaders and their friends and families!
Apr04

[HOT] Panama Papers: 11.5 million files spilling the beans on hidden money and tax evasion of world leaders and their friends and families!

Read all the details of Panama Papers here World leaders, stars of the pitch and screen and dozens of billionaires were among those named and shamed in what looks to be the biggest-ever leak of inside information in history. Covering 40 years of e-mails, financial records and passport details, an investigation by more than 100 media groups shows how some of the world’s most powerful people have secreted away their money in...

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Wolf of Wall Street funded by dirty laundered money from Malaysia connected to Malaysian Fund 1MDB chaired by PM Najib Razak!
Apr02

Wolf of Wall Street funded by dirty laundered money from Malaysia connected to Malaysian Fund 1MDB chaired by PM Najib Razak!

from LOS ANGELES—Despite the star power of Leonardo DiCaprio and director Martin Scorsese, the 2013 hit movie “The Wolf of Wall Street” took more than six years to get made because studios weren’t willing to invest in a risky R-rated project. Help arrived from a virtually unknown production company called Red Granite Pictures. Though it had made just one movie, Red Granite came up with the more than $100 million needed to film the...

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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak wears a RM 133,000 (USD 33,000) AP Royal Oak Offshore watch while scheming on how to “receive more donation” from the people!
Mar08

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak wears a RM 133,000 (USD 33,000) AP Royal Oak Offshore watch while scheming on how to “receive more donation” from the people!

The picture above shows Najib Razak wearing an AP Royal Oak Offshore watch while praying. He must be thinking hard how he can get out of his current situation with 1MDB. It is such a coincidence that he would buy a watch with the name Royal Oak Offshore, considering most of the stolen money through 1MDB is channeled via Singapore, Switzerland, USA and Cayman Island. To bring your focus to the elegant time piece, below is the...

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Malaysian government claims that Malaysian Police foiled plans by ISIS to kidnap Najib Razak. Najib was going to be “donated” for good cause!
Mar08

Malaysian government claims that Malaysian Police foiled plans by ISIS to kidnap Najib Razak. Najib was going to be “donated” for good cause!

Malaysia’ Prime Minister Najib Razak was targeted by the IsisOlivia Harris/Reuters The Islamic State (Isis) made an attempt to kidnap Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak along with the country’s home and defence ministers, Kuala Lumpur authorities have revealed. Several others were also thought to have been targeted in the thwarted plot hatched by the Islamist group. Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid, who is also the home...

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Ex-Goldman Banker, Tim Leissner, who advised controversial Malaysia Fund 1MDB Subpoenaed in U.S. Probe
Mar08

Ex-Goldman Banker, Tim Leissner, who advised controversial Malaysia Fund 1MDB Subpoenaed in U.S. Probe

A former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. banker has become entangled in a sprawling investigation of the Malaysian state investment fund as U.S. authorities turn to him for information. Tim Leissner was issued a subpoena about the Malaysia matter in late February, according to three people briefed on the matter, just days after Goldman Sachs confirmed he had left the firm. Leissner, a German national, was most recently chairman of the firm’s...

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Goldman banker, Leissner, who was involved in scandalous Malaysian 1MDB, quit after violating company rule
Mar08

Goldman banker, Leissner, who was involved in scandalous Malaysian 1MDB, quit after violating company rule

Goldman Sachs’ (GS.N) Southeast Asia chairman, Tim Leissner, resigned last month after he had allegedly violated the firm’s internal rules, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, confirming a Wall Street Journal report. Leissner, who took over the role in mid-2014, had helped arrange the sale of U.S. dollar bonds for Malaysian state investor 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), currently at the center of judicial...

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A man has stabbed 10 children outside the gates of a school in China before killing himself!
Mar01

A man has stabbed 10 children outside the gates of a school in China before killing himself!

A man has stabbed 10 children outside the gates of a school in China before killing himself. Six boys and four girls were attacked outside Yang Fan Primary School in the city of Haikou, on the southern island province of Hainan, state media reported. They were taken to hospital. None of them suffered life threatening injuries, but two were seriously injured, media reports said. Police described it as a “vicious” attack...

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As China slows down, the layoffs increases. Five to Six Millions of workers are out of jobs and the numbers are growing!
Mar01

As China slows down, the layoffs increases. Five to Six Millions of workers are out of jobs and the numbers are growing!

China may soon have a rust belt of its own.  From Chinese officials announced plans to lay off roughly 1.8 million workers in the coal and steel industries, as part of president Xi Jinping’s politically difficult effort to restructure the world’s second-largest economy. It’s unclear as to the time frame for the cuts, which were announced by Yin Weimin, China’s minister for human resources and social security. In recent decades, China...

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Deposits into Najib Razak, Malaysia PM’s accounts topped $1 billion, WSJ reports
Mar01

Deposits into Najib Razak, Malaysia PM’s accounts topped $1 billion, WSJ reports

Deposits into personal accounts of Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak exceeded $1 billion, with much of these funds being traced to a beleaguered state investment fund, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing global investigators familiar with the matter. The WSJ published a report in July alleging that nearly $700 million had flowed from the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) fund to Najib’s personal bank account....

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New BN appointed Kedah Chief Minister Ahmad Bashah has a serious case of eyes wide shut during official ceremonies 
Feb04

New BN appointed Kedah Chief Minister Ahmad Bashah has a serious case of eyes wide shut during official ceremonies 

     Ahmad Bashah, newly appointed Kedah chief minister who replaced Mukhriz Mahathir, has a serious issue with staying awake during meetings and official ceremonies. His snoozing moments have been captured on photographs and live video. When pictures and video of him getting some sleep went viral online, Ahmad Bashah rebutted saying he was merely blinking. A long ass blink for someone who has yet to declare his...

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