Monthly Archives: September 2007

Quick tips for property investments

Some quick tips for property investors, according to The Straits Times, Singapore. 1. Be sure to do your research. Take time to understand the dynamics of the market and don’t be a ‘sheep investor’, buying impetuously without first checking out … Continue reading

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Not very reassuring

I read a Bernama business news item today that quoted Malaysia’s second finance minister Nor Mohamed Yakcop as saying that the country will not be affected by the subprime crisis in the United States. “As far as I know none … Continue reading

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Sharp fall today

Asian markets fell sharply today after disappointing jobs data in the United States renewed concerns about growth there. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index were 2.22 percent off last Friday’s close. Across the region, stocks also fell sharply today in Hong … Continue reading

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Purchasing scam

The two mainstream newspapers were full of reports today of the Government spending outrageous sums of money to acquire some common goods. The Sunday Star headlined the story on their front page: Paying through the nose for tools while The … Continue reading

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Knowledge workers

Here are some pertinent views from key people in Government, Academia and Industry regarding the development of knowledge workers in today’s society. While these views were made in specific relation to Penang, where a conference on Catalyst for K-Economy will … Continue reading

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