Monthly Archives: May 2009

What advertising job seekers need to know

Where do graduates go wrong when applying for jobs in ad agencies? O&M executive creative director Daniel Comar explains what he sees as lacking and gives tips on how to approach him for jobs O&M executive creative director Daniel Comar … Continue reading

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Short notice

This year’s national closed championship will be held during the coming school semester break. THE Malaysian Chess Federation (MCF) has announced that this year’s national closed chess championship will be held during the coming mid-year school semester break. It’s an … Continue reading

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Malaysians now more averse to higher risk investment products

Here is an interesting story that appeared in today’s issue of The Business Times in Singapore. It’s saying that owing to the global financial crisis Malaysians appear to be the most averse among Asians to higher risk investment products. They … Continue reading

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Trivial sum

In the Hongkong Standard newspaper: Nina’s $10m for Chan a `trivial sum’ Adele Wong Wednesday, May 20, 2009 Chinachem sales manager Ng Shung-mo said yesterday that late tycoon Nina Wang Kung Yu-sum had told him not to worry about a … Continue reading

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Team work

Remember the story of ants being able to move objects many times their weight? Well, it’s true and I’ve got a picture to share with you. I spotted this dead catepillar recently, and it was being swarmed all over by … Continue reading

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In court: Nina Wang’s inheritance battle (2)

(15 May 2009) The second witness asked to sign the will fung shui instructor Tony Chan Chun- chuen claims entitles him to the entire fortune of the late tycoon Nina Wang Kung Yu-sum, never read the document, the Court of … Continue reading

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In court: Nina Wang’s inheritance battle (1)

Late tycoon Nina Wang Kung Yu-sum wanted to bring the Dalai Lama and the Chinese government together before she died, according to one of her former employees. Chinachem project director Heng Kim-thiam also told the Court of First Instance that … Continue reading

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Fengshui, pigtails and puppet shows

“The estate battle is just like a soap opera,” said Kenny Tang, Hongkong-based executive director of Redford Securities Co. “The details are too absurd even for a movie.”  Lawyers began arguments this week to determine whether Tony Chan, a bartender-turned-feng … Continue reading

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Court battle for Nina Wang’s billions begins

A court battle over the fortune of eccentric Hong Kong tycoon Nina Wang began Monday, pitting a charitable foundation against a feng shui master for her estimated 13-billion-dollar estate. The eight-week trial will decide whether Wang, who at one stage … Continue reading

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Battle of wills

Love The woman dubbed “Little Sweetie” was known for her pigtails and mini-skirts, tight-fisted habits, and a life marked by the 1990 kidnap and disappearance of her husband, Teddy Wang Teh-huei. The two had met as childhood friends in Shanghai, … Continue reading

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