Monthly Archives: November 2008

Job seekers say good offers harder to find in next six months

How will the global economic woes affect jobseekers in the next few months? We ran a survey here in Malaysia earlier this month and it seems that a vast majority of the jobseekers we contacted believed that good jobs are … Continue reading

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Poor showing

IT WOULD be ideal if I could tell you that our representatives in Dresden – where they had been playing in the Chess Olympiad – had played well but then I would be stretching the truth. Fact is, the results … Continue reading

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Illegal sex drug’s link to brain damage confirmed

From Thursday’s edition of The Straits Times, it’s reported that researchers in Singapore have confirmed that taking the illegal sex-enhancement drug Power 1 Walnut can cause severe brain damage, after studying the brains of eight men who took it.Scientists from … Continue reading

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Missed chances

I DON’T know which is the greater frustration, the inability to get a fast connection to the official website of the Dresden chess Olympiad or learning that our Malaysian team had not much success against the better teams at this … Continue reading

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Was Nina Wang duped into signing new will?

The late Hong Kong tycoon Nina Wang had an affair with a feng shui master at the centre of an increasingly bitter legal tussle over her will, his lawyer said yesterday. Tony Chan had a longstanding relationship with the eccentric … Continue reading

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Nina Wang’s intimate relationship

From the Hongkong Standard yesterday (14 Nov 2008): The lawyer of Feng Shui master Tony Chan Chun-chuen spoke of the intimate relations between Chan and late Chinachem Group chairwoman Nina Wang Kung Yu-sum this morning outside the High Court. “They … Continue reading

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Olympiad begins

International chess events continue to come at us fast and furious. WHO says chess moves along at a slow pace? No sooner did the world chess championship end than another event has started. This time, it is the biennial Chess … Continue reading

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Wisma Rockwills Penang

This is the new home for the Penang branch of Rockwills Corporation Sdn Bhd, located just a stone’s throw from the Queensbay Mall. Wisma Rockwills Penang was declared open by Dato Seri Goh Eng Toon on 10 Nov 2008. Present … Continue reading

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Was Nina Wang duped?

Some updates here regarding the legal battle over the inheritance of Nina Wang’s billion-dollar estate: According to reports from Hong Kong, it has been suggested that she had signed over her vast fortune to a feng shui master after he … Continue reading

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Still the king

A draw in the 11th game at the world championships last Wednesday was enough for Viswanathan Anand to retain his title. SO IT came to pass that Viswanathan Anand did not require a 12th game to retain his world chess … Continue reading

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