"There are no brakes"
Forget Greece, China is the biggest risk to Global EconomyMay 18th, 2012China is now the single largest contributor to global economic growth, the International Monetary Fund said earlier this year.The nation's contribution to global economic growth over 2010-13 is expected to be 31 percent.Any type of slowdown in China, the world's second-largest economy, would have a huge impact on prices of industrial commodities, Marc Faber the editor and publisher of the Gloom, Boom and Doom report told CNBC on Friday.Some experts even point to other data, however, such as electricity output and rail freight for signs that China's economic slowdown is much more severe than the GDP numbers that it posts.And I've warned about the outlook Ms.Suu Kyi faces with Myanmar's Military Junta dominance of it's government.It's important because not only do they have the 10th largest known reserves for natural gas in the world, but even more critical to the World's Economy, though no one in the media knows it, is their location, north of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, and if an earthquake takes place in this area, this would cause greater effects in the Straits of Malacca than what happened in December 2004, the Deadliest Tsunami in History.Myanmar President Thein Sein not feeling well, officials say; 67-year-old has heart condition - May 17, 2012
Thein Sein has a heart condition and reportedly traveled to Singapore earlier this year for a new pacemaker.
Since taking office in March 2011, Thein Sein has won international praise for overseeing Myanmar's transition from military rule to fledgling democracy.
Does the tranquility last?
Mid-Point - March 21st, 2013