A Malaysian Judge Denies Ex-Goldman banker bail pending extradition to the U.S
Ex-Goldman and Sachs banker, Roger Ng has been denied bail by a Malaysian court. The judge presiding over this case, Judge Edwin Paramjothy Michael Muniady, cited high flight risk as the reason for denying bail. Roger Ng is facing criminal charges for money laundering at the 1MDB. He is also facing extradition to the U.S for similar charges. Although his...
The idea of studying abroad is an exciting one and a great way to experience a new culture and travel the world. However, it can also be one of the most financially stressful time of your life. Therefore, it is important that you analyse your cost of living while studying abroad and ways to save money. Here are a...
10 Ways to Save Money When Living In the city
Life in the city is very exciting. Cities have a lot to offer; if you are a person who loves indulging in a variety of food, there are lots of restaurants that will serve you a variety of delicacies. For those who love the nightlife, there are clubs in every corner. Some of us like meals delivered to our...
Nothing trended more than Bitcoin in 2017. It is however surprising that two years down the line, a generous number of people are still not well versed with the terminology. If you are among this huge crowd, consider yourself lucky to have come across this piece. This is because this article, other than enlightening you about what Bitcoin is...
5 ways to budget for unexpected costs
Although unplanned expenses are part of life, most people are not prepared for them. Sudden or unexpected costs, if not planned for, can punch a pack in your budget and throw your finances off track. That is why all budgets, when created should be able to cater to unexpected costs without putting you in a situation where you have...
The introduction of reward programs on credit cards has been the biggest joy for most bank customers in possession of these cards. Not only could one enjoy the air travel miles but one could also be able to receive discounts or have their rental car insured. Well, it turns out that this joy was to be short-lived because, in...
Is Thailand set to boom with a new cash crop?
Given that Marijuana is used in many countries all over the world for recreational reasons, despite being illegal in most states, Thailand’s decision to make cannabis legal for medical purposes has raised eyebrows. The new law has not come unreservedly; the public has been clearly reminded that if anyone uses this drug for general engagements, the law will still...
A travel plan can quickly become expensive due to high airfares. Airfare represents one of the biggest parts of a journey’s cost. Therefore, finding the cheapest flight is just as important as discovering the right destination. Fortunately, every single day, different airlines have hundreds of super deals – from special promotions to mistakenly published fares to cutting rates to compete...
4 Tips for Budgeting While Studying in Australia
Living on a student budget in Australia can be tricky. Other than covering your tuition and accommodation costs, you also need to fend for other basic costs such as food, accommodation or even going on a sightseeing trip. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways you can save money while making the most as a student in the country. If...

Cambodian Tourism Woes

cambodian toursim woes and its effect on finacial success
Cambodia’s tourism has been on an upward trajectory. Between January and August of 2018, Cambodia received more than 1.27 million visitors from China alone. This number marked a whopping 72% increase from 2017. With the influx of tourism, one would think Cambodians would be ecstatic. Unfortunately, not all are. Owners of local businesses are quite unhappy with the influx of...