Blog Entries and Commentaries

If I read China’s latest liquidity crisis right…

The manner in which the banking liquidity crisis currently underway in China is being reported and discussed worldwide by the media, analysts and very respected academics, as an attempt “to teach banks a lesson” baffles me. There is no central … Continue reading…

On “prayer” and the outcome of the Malaysian elections

I am writing this entry to share two things – about how I think about “prayer” today and how I applied my mind to understanding the outcome of the Malaysian elections.
Let me begin by explaining why I chose to write … Continue reading…

A “prayer” for my country

The following is an entry on using the format of a “prayer” to think about the forthcoming Malaysian elections. I did not have enough time to think hard enough about what I needed to know before voting in the elections. … Continue reading…

Does a chief executive need to have personality?

(Writer’s Note on 18 Feb 2015 – I have since changed my mind about Goh Choon Pong, the chief executive of Singapore Airlines. I will keep this original comment below as a record of where my perception was in 2013. … Continue reading…

Obama and the march of western civilization

I followed the recent US elections at an intellectual as well as at an emotional level.
At the intellectual level, I surveyed the full range of positions that both the candidates, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, represented. I have friends on … Continue reading…

Dick Kovacevich came to Asia

In the month of April 2012, I had the opportunity to host Dick Kovacevich, the highly regarded chairman emeritus and former CEO of Wells Fargo, and his wife, Mary Jo on a three week tour of Asia. It was something … Continue reading…


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