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opulant
18-01-2017, 10:53 AM
Theresa May just confirmed that Britain will be leaving the EU single market as part of its withdrawal from the European Union. She said she will terminate Britain’s membership of the free-trade area in order to have full control over immigration from the EU.

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jan/17/hard-brexit-will-hurt-uk-more-say-eu-diplomats-and-business-leaders

I welcome hard brexit, the harder the better.. :)

opulant
18-01-2017, 10:54 AM
For those who stuck with the meaning of hard and soft...

Here it goes... http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-hard-soft-what-is-the-difference-uk-eu-single-market-freedom-movement-theresa-may-a7342591.html

Naka
18-01-2017, 10:57 AM
I read Donald Thump also think UK made the right decision to exit & he further said more countries in EU will exit soon.

currymee
18-01-2017, 12:41 PM
UK is counting on a UK-US trade alliance.

Naka
18-01-2017, 01:01 PM
UK is counting on a UK-US trade alliance.

Yes, that is what Thump tweeted too

opulant
18-01-2017, 01:33 PM
UK is counting on a UK-US trade alliance.

Trump and Theresa (and other Brits like Boris Johnson) have vast different views on other aspects, for example on the Plastenian settlements and Israel affairs.

I doubt they can have an alliance.

Naka
18-01-2017, 01:58 PM
That is 2 different issues.

One is Trade.

One is Politics

opulant
18-01-2017, 02:09 PM
On US front, Trump wants BMW to scrap the idea of building new plant in Mexico. He wants auto manufacturers relocate plant to US and/or build new plant in US soil.

On UK front, BMW has threatened to relocate their biggest plant in UK to other part of the world if UK is not in the single market that give them the logistics and tariff advantage.

So, it seems like on a small trade issue like car plant, Trump may have to compete with UK. I still can't see how they can form an alliance... ;)

Naka
18-01-2017, 02:15 PM
It's too early to know the directions, maybe we should see something in the next 100 days

tupai
19-01-2017, 09:35 AM
HAHAHAHAH! Cor blimey! I luv how the Brit (esp the press) interpreted May's speech and HOW the europeans esp the Frenchie & German interpreted it...

hark! Here in lies, the beauty of 'ambiguity speak' shines thru, yet again...or in arithmatics parlance where 1+1=2 or 3, maybe even 4.

p/s By George! duh Brit counting on yanky politics truly = trade? Hardly my dear Watson. If it was true, then Walmart won't be stocking its 200,000-500,000 Made in china SKU. No Yanky esp walmart shoppers will be wanting to buy expensive british made tshirts, toys, mobile phone covers, XMas deco what whatever u want under the sun 'Made in China good is GREAT'ly cheap stuff.

Yg Bersejarah donggeng latotupai

opulant
19-01-2017, 04:07 PM
What I interested from brexit is a weaker pound sterling... and it is happening oredi even before the brexit begins .. :heheheh:

Pound Drops to 31-Year Low Against USD...
http://www.wsj.com/articles/pound-drops-to-31-year-low-against-dollar-1484611440

Last year, GBP/MYR is as high as 6.25 and after the brexit vote, it started to fall. This month is around 5.43.. :D

opulant
27-01-2017, 01:58 PM
Teresa May wish 新年快乐 to PRC Chinese .. :)

I guess the Brits need rich friends from the east after they departed from their old European friends.. :p

https://youtu.be/M0XJTRCtxBI


p/s : Just listen to the last 10 seconds of her 3 minutes speech..

Naka
27-01-2017, 02:09 PM
Yes, Trump is on her side right now & she be the first foreign VVIP to visit USA under Trump

opulant
03-02-2017, 09:09 AM
British MPs have voted by a majority of 384 to allow Prime Minister Theresa May to start Brexit negotiations with EU. The votes are 498 vs 114.. :heheheh:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/02/01/theresa-may-eu-bill-brexit-pmqs-live2/

opulant
29-03-2017, 12:54 PM
Theresa May has signed the letter that will formally begin the UK's departure from the European Union. Giving official notice under Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, it will be delivered to European Council president Donald Tusk today.. :D

http://news.sky.com/story/pm-signs-article-50-letter-with-call-to-come-together-10816891

opulant
30-03-2017, 10:53 AM
The GBP has collapsed against a basket of major currencies since Brexit vote last June. It has declined more than 20% against the USD alone... http://news.sky.com/story/pound-under-pressure-as-theresa-may-prepares-to-trigger-article-50-10817219


But who care about USD, I am interested on ringgit or some said shrinngit...

On the day of Brexit vote (23 June 2016), GBP/MYR is 5.900. It reached the lowest point on 26 Oct last year at 5.059, yesterday was 5.495. :D

With the Article 50 officially triggered by Theresa May, I am positive the GBP will decline even further.

Let it falls ... let it falls.... let lt falls.... :heheheh:

opulant
23-04-2017, 10:57 AM
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has called a general election on 8 June - three years earlier than scheduled.

This is to strengthen her hand in Brexit negotiations and I think will strengthen GBP as well... :(

Naka
23-04-2017, 01:54 PM
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has called a general election on 8 June - three years earlier than scheduled.

This is to strengthen her hand in Brexit negotiations and I think will strengthen GBP as well... :(

Will she wins??

opulant
23-04-2017, 02:10 PM
Will she wins??

She doesn't need to gamble to call for a snap election.

I think she will win... likely with bigger majority than previous Conservative party.

Naka
23-04-2017, 03:09 PM
She doesn't need to gamble to call for a snap election.

I think she will win... likely with bigger majority than previous Conservative party.

All young British are not in favour of BREXIT

opulant
23-04-2017, 03:52 PM
All young British are not in favour of BREXIT

Too late to turn back the clock ...

Between Theresa and Jeremy Corbyn from labour party, Cornyn is worse...

tupai
24-04-2017, 04:45 AM
its shringgit5.629 against £1 ... will it continue to shrink ?

opulant
24-04-2017, 10:05 AM
its shringgit5.629 against £1 ... will it continue to shrink ?

Answer oredi provided three weeks ago.... :D


The GBP has collapsed against a basket of major currencies since Brexit vote last June. It has declined more than 20% against the USD alone... http://news.sky.com/story/pound-under-pressure-as-theresa-may-prepares-to-trigger-article-50-10817219

But who care about USD, I am interested on ringgit or some said shrinngit...

On the day of Brexit vote (23 June 2016), GBP/MYR is 5.900. It reached the lowest point on 26 Oct last year at 5.059, yesterday was 5.495. :D

With the Article 50 officially triggered by Theresa May, I am positive the GBP will decline even further.

Let it falls ... let it falls.... let lt falls.... :heheheh:

I think a weaker £ is what Mr. Mark Carney wants in the aftermath of brexit, just like a weaker AUD is what the RBA wants in order to stay competitive ...

Hopefully, with the weaker £, MYR can "strengthen" to around 5.1 in 2-3 years time.... :heheheh:

tupai
24-04-2017, 10:31 AM
Answer oredi provided three weeks ago.... :D



I think a weaker £ is what Mr. Mark Carney wants in the aftermath of brexit, just like a weaker AUD is what the RBA wants in order to stay competitive ...

Hopefully, with the weaker £, MYR can "strengthen" to around 5.1 in 2-3 years time.... :heheheh:

I doubt that shringgit can 'strengthen' any time within the next 5years minimum. It is taking yet another hit this morning from £, USD and € too.
Then it is also confirmed that your 1govt will pay USD2.5billions to camel lover abu dbabi.... that is again, another hole in duh head, this land of endless possibilities do not need...

Naka
01-05-2017, 05:33 PM
Just learnt a new word today.

FREXIT

Something is cooking.:rolleyes:

opulant
02-05-2017, 01:48 PM
Just learnt a new word today.

FREXIT

Something is cooking.:rolleyes:


As I said before, the majority of a country are simpletons, regardless of which country ... ;)

Simpletons like to moan and blame anything and everything on others. If France call for a referendum, frexit is likely.

The EU now is going to give hell to Britain so that the tough exit conditions can deter other countries withdrawing the bloc. EU leaders are preparing a tough stance in brexit talks, explicitly stating that Britain must accept the blocís existing laws, court, and budget fees if it seeks a gradual transition out of the single market.
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-39448444

Read here for the key points in the EU's negotiation plan..
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-uk-leaves-the-eu-39454447

opulant
04-05-2017, 09:38 AM
EU has warned UK that it faces a "very hefty" bill for brexit. UK could have to pay the EU up to 100 billion euros for the divorce bill.

This will cause £ to weaken further in the coming years .... :heheheh:

http://news.sky.com/story/eu-negotiator-michel-barnier-brexit-wont-be-quick-and-painless-10861272

Naka
04-05-2017, 11:04 AM
EU has warned UK that it faces a "very hefty" bill for brexit. UK could have to pay the EU up to 100 billion euros for the divorce bill.

This will cause £ to weaken further in the coming years .... :heheheh:

http://news.sky.com/story/eu-negotiator-michel-barnier-brexit-wont-be-quick-and-painless-10861272

Yeap, heard about it from radio.

Time to pack up for London?

MAS is having a sale to London...50% discount

HTCHONG
04-05-2017, 01:26 PM
They were celebrating when poll decided to exit EU. I was wondering why are they so happy??!!:confused:

Now, I am not too sure are they still as happy as before? :D

opulant
04-05-2017, 06:37 PM
..MAS is having a sale to London...50% discount

Free also won't take the flying parasite....

Choices are aplenty now.

- British Airways got daily direct flight from KL to London. (around MYR3500)
- Fly SIA. Normally, either the outbound or inbound flight will be an airbus A380. (around MYR3800)

opulant
08-05-2017, 03:15 PM
Emmanuel Macron, the pro-EU centrist, has won the French presidency, in a decisive victory over nationalist candidate Marine Le Pen..

So, no chance for Frexit and tougher time for brexit negotiations... !!

opulant
06-06-2017, 12:43 PM
Will she wins??


She doesn't need to gamble to call for a snap election.

I think she will win... likely with bigger majority than previous Conservative party.

I'm not positive now she can win with big majority. I think likely a marginal win ...

Naka
06-06-2017, 01:47 PM
Let's wait....

opulant
08-06-2017, 05:56 PM
I think a large proportion of British voters don't give a F to this snap election..

Whether the Conservative government wins by a landslide, by a small majority, or it loses this election is dependent on youth turnout. In short, the future of the Britain will be decided by the disillusioned young simpletons... !! :laugh:

Many youth may not vote for Theresa May's Conservative party, but they can’t easily find another alternative - the half-dying Labour is in crisis and Ukip is struggling to find a post-Brexit identity.. !!

I spoke to a teacher (early 30s) this morning, he told me if he switches on the TV tomorrow morning, it is because he wants to watch the cricket game, not interested on the election at all... :p

Naka
08-06-2017, 06:13 PM
Voting is not compulsary in UK.

So the turnout is likely to be low

opulant
09-06-2017, 11:12 AM
SkyNews is forecasting Theresa May will lose her majority and there will be a hung parliament... !!

So far, Conservatives won 251 vs Labour 230.. http://election.news.sky.com/general-election-results-24

Hung parliament would throw plans for Brexit negotiations into chaos... :D