Monthly Archives: April 2007

Avoiding Internet investment scams

This is an excellent public-service piece of information from the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC). If you are an investor, you should be aware of these warning signs before you agree to invest any money with anyone or any company through … Continue reading

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Certain of contest

It’s confirmed that Nina Wang’s US$4.2 billion fortune has been willed to her former feng shui master, Tony Chan, or to use his full name, Chan Chun-Chuen. According to Nina’s lawyer, Jonathan Midgley, she had named Chan as her beneficiary … Continue reading

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Main investment channel

The unit trust industry is now the main channel for Malaysians to invest in the capital market, according to Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak. The market is now bigger and it has been wielding an increasingly wider influence … Continue reading

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UDeclare

This article appeared in the New Straits Times on 14 Apr 2007, produced here verbatim: Rockwills: Contribution from trustee unit to rise By Rupinder Singh rupinder@nstp.com.my ROCKWILLS International Sdn Bhd expects its revenue to rise 50 per cent this year … Continue reading

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Battle looms

An inevitable huge court battle is looming in Hong Kong over the US$4.2 billion estate of Nina Wang, the world’s richest woman. According to some news reports in Hong Kong, she left her entire wealth to her personal feng shui … Continue reading

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New high a-coming

The Kuala Lumpur Composite Index (KLCI) inched nearer to its historical all-time high today, closing at 1,322.91. This puts the index just a whisker short of the 1,332.04 attained on 5 Jan 1994. Market analysts still put a bullish spin … Continue reading

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Guarantors beware!

One of the perils of dying intestate – that is, when a person dies without writing a Will – is that during the application for a Letter of Administration, the judge may suddenly require the would-be Administrator to produce two … Continue reading

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Beyond 1,300

As if taking a cue from a rather flat Wall Street yesterday, there was profit taking at the Bursa Malaysia this morning, taking the Kuala Lumpur Composite Index to an intra-day low of 1,290.08 but this afternoon’s trade saw renewed … Continue reading

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KLCI breaks through 1,300

The Kuala Lumpur Composite Index (KLCI) briefly broke through the 1,300 level late this afternoon to register a 13-year high on continued strong buying support of the heavyweight counters. It reached a high of 1,300.94 at 4.42pm before settling down … Continue reading

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Soft skills and you

I’ve just completed a talk about resumes at the Penang Caring Society (Kompleks Masyarakat Penyayang) in front of a receptive audience of about 70 to 80 people and one of my focus was on developing one’s soft skills. Generally, we … Continue reading

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