Monthly Archives: July 2010

Karpov on the campaign trail

Former world champion Anatoly Karpov wants to bring dignity back to the game. Continue reading

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Arranging a funeral

A rather morbid story today but a necessary one. It’s about arranging a funeral. I’m no expert in this field but if you need a professional funeral director here in Malaysia, there are several too. Losing a loved one is … Continue reading

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Please give me a job

A jobless man who stood for hours in the pouring rain with a ‘Please give me a job’ sign was stunned when a passing businessman offered him one on the spot. Continue reading

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Dormant accounts

More interesting information on dormant accounts from the UK perspective. The story is quite out-of-date (Gordon Brown has left the UK political scene) and circumstances may be slightly different now. However, do read it to get an overview about what … Continue reading

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Battle lines drawn

An intense but interesting fight expected in forthcoming Fide presidential election. Continue reading

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Stash that cash

About a fortnight ago, I brought you a story about lost treasures. This time, it’s specifically about money that’s been long “forgotten” in a banking account. Don’t laugh, it does happen. Sometimes, it’s because the account owners are simply too … Continue reading

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New champions

The first thing that I’ve got to do this week is to admit that I was wrong with my prediction two weeks ago. Yes, I was wrong because this year, a teenager did not run away with the title of … Continue reading

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