Legacy of Revenge

In the wake of a catastrophic explosion at Adolfo Guzman’s arms warehouse and the loss of ten million pounds from Otterburn Fuller Bank, the president of the bank, Lord Longwitton, publicly blames his son Charles Mayer for the bank’s financial debacle. Mayer, however,...

WHY A Newsletter

A regular newsletter is a relatively new phenomenon – brought about because authors can now connect directly with their readers. In the past, a writer would toil away and then hand a manuscript to a publisher who, if it were accepted, would edit, polish and draw up...
Rupert Murdoch and Star TV

Rupert Murdoch and Star TV

Star TV was launched in Hong Kong on 29 September 1990, bringing Hollywood English-language entertainment channels to Asian audiences. On Friday, 23 July 1993, Richard Li, the 26-year-old son of Li Ka-Shing, the head of the Hutchison Whampoa empire and his...
Does anyone think I could be bribed for $50,000

Does anyone think I could be bribed for $50,000

So said Malaysian Prime Minister Doctor Mahathir Mohammad when I met him in the early 1990s. The premier was furious when the Sunday Times, owned by Rupert Murdoch, published an allegation in February 1994 under the headline “Wimpey offered bribes to Malaysian Prime...