Mark Mobius on Art, Entertainment and Leisure in Asia

Mark Mobius on Art, Entertainment and Leisure in Asia

Happy Chinese New Year to all my friends and followers! There’s no question it’s a big holiday for leisure and entertainment. Last year, retail and dining expenditures for the Lunar New Year came in at 754 billion yuan ($US115 billion), according to China’s Ministry...
Risks, Opportunities and Adventures in Borneo

Risks, Opportunities and Adventures in Borneo

Recently my colleagues and I traveled to Sarawak, Malaysia, on the island of Borneo. Shared with Indonesia and Brunei, Borneo is a huge island encompassing more than 740,000 square kilometers. Like the rest of Borneo, the state of Sarawak has an incredible amount of...

Last Stand For ISIS?

As a former soldier and war correspondent who has covered 14 conflicts, I look at all the media hoopla over tightening siege of Mosul, Iraq and shake my head. This western-organized “liberation” of Mosul is one of the bigger pieces of political-military theater that...

Muammar Khadaffi’s Murder

I’ve often been asked what Khadaffi was like. He was a simple Bedouin born in a tent. Khadaffi was disgusted by the poverty and corruption of the Arab world, and its domination and exploitation by the Americans, French and British. He saw himself as a champion of...

The Future Is Here

We now have the ability to program the world around us like never before. In this exploratory dialog about the future, leaders in artificial intelligence, genomics, neurobiology, synthetic biology, transportation and space exploration talk about how the future is...
Cuba: The Most Explosive Property Speculation For The Next Decade

Cuba: The Most Explosive Property Speculation For The Next Decade

By Doug Casey Half the fun of Cuba is getting there. I was there in the 1990s with about a dozen financiers from Europe. The contingent from England, Norway, and Switzerland came over together from London, changing planes in Miami for Panama. When an impertinent...