Bali in Serious Danger

Bali in Serious Danger

Bali in Serious Danger Indonesian authorities are preparing to divert flights to 10 airports across the country, in case an increasingly active volcano on the holiday island of Bali erupts and disrupts travel. Officials have warned that Mount Agung could erupt at any time, prompting several countries, including Australia and Singapore, to issue travel advisories […]

Travel Warning: Bali in Immanent Danger of Volcanic Disaster

Travel Warning: Bali in Immanent Danger of Volcanic Disaster Ignore calls from the Indonesian Government pronouncing Bali as safe for tourists, it simply is not. The eruption alert was actually raised to the highest level on Friday following a “tremendous increase” in seismic activity. For context, from midnight to noon on Friday, a total of […]

President Trump Challenges China and Globalization

President Trump Challenges China and Globalization

President Trump Challenges China and Globalization BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 588, September 15, 2017 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: US President Donald Trump’s decision to abandon the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) marks a fundamental change from Barack Obama’s priorities. It could also create a policy vacuum in Asia, as the US is no longer the driving force behind regional […]

e-Commerce Boosts China-ASEAN Trade

e-Commerce Boosts China-ASEAN Trade

e-Commerce Boosts China-ASEAN Trade One of the Key solutions is to expanding business in China is online.  e-Commerce can add billions of RMB Yuan companies sales every month. An increasing number of companies in ASEAN are seeing e-Commerce as a new growth engine for China-ASEAN trade. e-Commerce giants are also trying to tap into a […]

Xi Sailing BRICS’ Ship on Epic Voyage

Xi Sailing BRICS’ Ship on Epic Voyage

Xi Sailing BRICS’ Ship on Epic Voyage $GS, $CNY, $LNGVY, $BABA In stormy waters it is common for fishermen in Southeast China to set out to sea in groups. Each boat has its own Captain, but they will discuss fishing strategies when they return from a voyage. Over cans of beer, they argue but soon […]

World War 3: US Must Rid North Korea of Nuclear Weapons

World War 3: US Must Rid North Korea of Nuclear Weapons

World War 3: US Must Rid North Korea of Nuclear Weapons North Korea is accelerating its drive to acquire a nuclear-armed missile capable of threatening the United States and other nations, and the US regards this as a “clear and present danger,” US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Saturday. Speaking at an international security conference […]

Indonesia Becoming the New Afghanistan

Indonesia Becoming the New Afghanistan

Indonesia Becoming the New Afghanistan Indonesia Faces Downgrades as Islamic Extremism Spreads. Government Acceptance of Terrorism and Extremism is a Danger to Regional Nations. Indonesia has an active and violent ISIS community that is continuing to grow it’s influence in the world’s largest Muslim nation. Indonesia is embracing Islamic extremism and that is a danger […]

Irresponsible Economists make Wildly Exaggerated Calls for Global Recession

Irresponsible Economists make Wildly Exaggerated Calls for Global Recession

Irresponsible Economists make Wildly Exaggerated Calls for Global Recession The US is decisively in a growth rate cycle upturn, which began last year just after the Presidential  election. Very savvy BCA Research Chief Economist Martin Barnes and ECRI Co-founder Lakshman Achuthan provided an outlook of the US economy that surely contradicts the consensus sentiment of […]

Indonesia: Fundamentalism on the Rise in Government

Indonesia: Fundamentalism on the Rise in Government

Indonesia: Fundamentalism on the Rise in Government After Jakarta elected a fundamentalist mayor that was backed by extremists, the city is now falling under the control of extremism. Last week an Islamic court in Indonesia has sentenced two men to 85 lashes of the cane for having sex together, judges in the conservative province of […]

Jakarta Moves Toward Fundamentalism as Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama Guilty of Blasphemy

Jakarta Moves Toward Fundamentalism as Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama Guilty of Blasphemy

Jakarta Moves Toward Fundamentalism as Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama Guilty of Blasphemy Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama has been found guilty of Blasphemy and sentenced to 2 years in prison, a clear indication that Jakarta is leading Indonesia down the dark road to Islamic fundamentalism. The trial has been widely seen as a […]

Doing Business in Asia Requires Expertise

Doing Business in Asia Requires Expertise

Doing Business in Asia Requires Expertise There is no reason to compromise high standards when it comes to production and/or personal interactions, Harmony is Key. This is an outline some of HeffX’s expertise in Asia business dealings. Whether you operate in the businesses of manufacturing, services, or in the for-profit education industry arenas, growth brings opportunity. […]

Islamist Movement Wins Jakarta Election

Islamist Movement Wins Jakarta Election

Anies Baswedan has won an election to be the City’s Mayor in religiously tense election. Hardline Islamists are now in control of Indonesia’s capital, a worrying change for foreign investors. The campaign featured mass rallies led by a hardline Islamist movement, which has strengthened in recent years in a country long dominated by a moderate […]