Monthly Archives: November 2007

Break for mum denied convert son’s bequest

It looks that there is some light at the end of the tunnel for 61-year-old cleaner M Rukumony who took the Amanah Raya Berhadand the Koperasi Angkatan Tentera Malaysia Berhad to court over an insurance claim. Read my earlier report … Continue reading

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There ARE cracks on Penang Bridge!

Should I be disappointed with the Penang state government? I was, initially, and it was because of this news item: A week after Chief Minister Dr Koh Tsu Koon denied at the State Assembly that there were serious cracks on … Continue reading

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Penang Sentral

Is this is how Penang Sentral in Butterworth will look like when the project is completed in three years’ time? The RM2 billion transportation hub under the Northern Corridor Economic Region (NCER) was launched by Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi … Continue reading

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More EPF withdrawals for education

A recent Bernama news item says that more than 15,000 people applied to withdraw their Employees Provident Fund (EPF) savings to finance their own or their children’s education. In Q3 of this year, this amounted to RM87.1mil which was a … Continue reading

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Penang Bridge repair work normal, says Dr Koh

I came across this report by Bernama yesterday in which Penang’s chief minister, Dr Koh Tsu Koon, stressed that the on-going repairs on the Penang Bridge are routine and nothing to worry about. According to the report, Koh said the … Continue reading

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The golden rules – develop your own trading plan

This article is reproduced from the Bursa Pursuit website. It’ll be useful if you intend to take part in their Challenge Game which runs from 1 Oct 2007 until 30 Nov 2007. GOLDEN RULE 6: Develop Your Own Trading Plan … Continue reading

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Nina Wang’s court battle kicks off

A feng shui master claiming to be the sole beneficiary of the late Hong Kong tycoon Nina Wang’s multi-billion dollar fortune kicked off a legal battle over her estate Monday. Representatives of Chan Chun-chuen and Chinachem Charitable Foundation, run by … Continue reading

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Step backwards for science and mathematics?

This is an excerpt of a news story that appeared in The Sunday Times today (18 Nov 2007). Headlined English is a burden for rural kids, it read: The use of English to teach Science and Mathematics at primary schools … Continue reading

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Investing basics – when to buy and sell

This article is reproduced from the Bursa Pursuit website. It’ll be useful if you intend to take part in their Challenge Game which runs from 1 Oct 2007 until 30 Nov 2007. When to buy and sell One of the … Continue reading

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Investing basics – buying and selling stocks

This article is an excerpt reproduced from the Bursa Pursuit website. It’ll be useful if you intend to take part in their Challenge Game which runs from 1 Oct 2007 until 30 Nov 2007. Buying And Selling Stocks The thought … Continue reading

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