Friday, March 30, 2012

Curioser and curioser.

Those Vancouver uber-landlords, the billionaire Kwok brothers, have been arrested in Hong Kong on corruption charges. The people of Hong Kong, meanwhile, are putting up more of a fight than the people of Vancouver are. "Increasing numbers of people are taking to the streets in protest, not just for greater democracy, a common goal in the past, but other issues, especially the fast growing income divide and ballooning property prices."

Elsewhere, Iran is helping Syria sell its oil to China via Zhuhai Zhenrong, the Iranian oil trader to the Enbridge pipeline backer Sinopec that was busted two months ago after getting caught selling gasoline worth more than $500 million back into Iran.


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