Monthly Archives: June 2007

Rockwills, OSK settlement reached

Yes, it is now official. The legal suits that Rockwills Corporation and OSK Trustee had been hurling at one another have been settled amicably. Both parties have agreed to withdraw them.

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EPF disallows members’ offshore investments

I was having dinner with the branch manager of a local unit trust company last Wednesday when I asked her why certain funds cannot be purchased with an investor’s EPF savings. After all, EPF had been allowing its members to … Continue reading

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Hsieh Kun-Shan: source of inspiration

Recently, I heard about this Taiwanese artist who has become an inspiration to many people in this part of the world. Hsieh Kun-Shan paints with his mouth, having learnt this skill after losing both his arms and a right leg … Continue reading

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Before you

Before you speak, listen. Before you write, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you invest, investigate. Before you criticize, wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try. Before you retire, save. Before you die, give. – William Arthur Ward … Continue reading

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Bereavement care

Many of you will realise that most of the articles I write here, in my It’s All In The Planning blog, are concerned with various aspects of financial planning – be it investment planning (while you are still alive) or … Continue reading

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Rubbish: any will to succeed long-term?

Do you think it is really possible to clean up the state of Penang, or for that matter, just Penang island? If the Penang Island Municipal Council (MPPP) is to be believed, it’s possible. MPPP president Datuk Zainal Rahim Seman … Continue reading

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