Articles by: Hassanal Noor Rashid

WHO And China: A Case of Geo-political Misdirection, Who’s at Fault?

WHO And China: A Case of Geo-political Misdirection, Who’s at Fault?

The Covid-19 pandemic has been a real roller-coaster ride as far as geo-politics is concerned. Through the chaos and the barrage of information and updates on the on-going pandemic, there are still those, especially among the political elite who have moved ahead of the pandemic management curve and have begun investing time and energy into calling for accountability and reparations[Read More…]

April 21, 2020 World
 Covid-19 Crisis: Crime, Poverty and the need to evolve Social Security

 Covid-19 Crisis: Crime, Poverty and the need to evolve Social Security

Global inequality and injustice have been heated topics and of deep social concern throughout human history. In January 2020, OXFAM (Oxford Committee for Famine Relief), a reputable confederation of charitable organisations, declared in a widely circulated report “2,153 billionaires have more wealth than the 4.6 billion people who make up 60 percent of the planet’s population”. Debates about the statistical[Read More…]

April 7, 2020 World
COVID-19: Misinformation, Education And The Need For Clarity

COVID-19: Misinformation, Education And The Need For Clarity

The recent explosion of COVID-19 cases in the South East Asian region has contributed to the globally growing pandemic that has impacted our global social order and may have many dramatic unforeseen consequences to come It has exposed the fragility of our dynamic inter-connected systems, the lack of adequate response from world leaders in an aggressively deteriorating situation, and perhaps[Read More…]

March 25, 2020 World
The Saudi Oil Attack: Geo-Political Theatrics

The Saudi Oil Attack: Geo-Political Theatrics

THE OPENING SCENE The 14th September 2019 attack which had caused significant damage to Saudi based Aramco Oil plants in Abqaiq and Khurais, was the trigger for much of the recent rise in regional tension  at least when it comes to Saudi- Iran relations. However, given the way that recent events have unfolded, it seems that a commitment to a[Read More…]

October 26, 2019 World