Monthly Archives: October 2006

Making a big difference

Incorporated under the Companies Act 1965 and registered under the Trust Companies Act 1949, as-Salihin is a Trust Company established to meet the crying need of the ordinary Muslim to preserve, protect and distribute his hard-earned assets for the benefit … Continue reading

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Going global with AmInvestment

The AmGlobal Property Equities Fund (AMGLPEQ) was the first specialist Malaysian unit trust fund to offer investors an opportunity to put their money in global property securities. This is a feeder fund with at least 95 per cent of the … Continue reading

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A fight till the end

I WAS so very much on edge last Friday evening. Who wouldn’t be, watching the four tie-break games of the world chess championship unification match live on the Internet? That was just about the most tense final night in any … Continue reading

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Double tragedy

I was flicking through today’s copy of The Star newspaper this evening when I came across this item about the joint deaths of a philanthropist and his wife in a car accident near the Kuala Lumpur International Airport last Tuesday … Continue reading

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Cornering the market

Today, there is a feature story on Starbucks (SBUK) by the Associated Press (AP) that chronicles how the coffee chain giant is pursuing an aggressive expansion plan globally. My breath was practically taken away when I read through the article … Continue reading

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Getting divorced

I received a phone call today from a friend. He’s in the midst of a divorce. I’m shocked about it because somehow, divorce is not something that I’d thought could happen to people I know. But it does happen. Couples … Continue reading

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Hari Raya Greetings!

Today is the first day of Syawal, which means that that my Muslim friends are all celebrating Hari Raya Aidil Fitri (Eid Al-Fitr). The end of Ramadan sees them putting on their finest clothes to celebrate this joyous occasion. They’ll … Continue reading

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Time wasting

Do you know that there are several ways that we can waste time? We do not think of time as a commodity but it is! Time is very limited and yet, we do not really appreciate what we have. In … Continue reading

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Happy Deepavali

Today is Deepavali in Malaysia and I am spending the day in celebration with my Hindu friends in Simpang Ampat. My wife is in Kulim with her Hindu friends while my son is visitng his own circle of Hindu friends … Continue reading

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Going global with Hwang-DBS

My apologies if I have been out of the radar screen for the past weeks. Reason is, I’ve been terribly busy with a lot of “home ministerial” work to catch up with, if you know what I mean. Anyway, I … Continue reading

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