Monthly Archives: August 2010

Snippets: stepping stones

That first job you do may not be your dream job but it is a stepping stone to a successful career. And it is the satisfaction that you get from working and the quest for knowledge that will make you … Continue reading

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All set for chess fest

TODAY is the eve of the Malaysia Chess Festival and tomorrow, the first of six main events – the Merdeka individual rapid open tournament – will kick off the 11-day chess festival at the ballroom of Cititel Hotel at Mid … Continue reading

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Money laundering raps filed vs illegal recruiter

MANILA, Philippines, 26 Aug 2010 – The Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) has filed before the Department of Justice a complaint against an individual posing as a recruiter of caregivers and nurses. In its complaint-affidavit, AMLC filed 50 counts of money … Continue reading

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Snippets: your reputation’s worth

A lot. In fact, your reputation is the most valuable thing you own. If you have a bad reputation, nobody will want to take a second look at you. Therefore, be known for being dependable, professional, and cooperative. Act and … Continue reading

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Spanner in the works

It seems the rivalry between Anatoly Karpov and Kirsan Ilyumzhinov has spilled over to the region, resulting in this year’s Malaysia Chess Festival clashing with another competition in the Philippines. Continue reading

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10 points to a fond farewell

Here are 10 easy points to help make drafting your will a painless procedure and give a fond farewell to your loved ones: 1. Decide who will benefit Your spouse or children will not always inherit everything if you die … Continue reading

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Clash of the titans

The super-powers in chess battle it out. Continue reading

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Enduring power of attorney

This article appeared in The Times newspaper of the United Kingdom a few years ago. It’s interesting as the case revolved around an old infirmed lady and her domestic help: Life expectancy is rising and property prices are rocketing. As … Continue reading

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Tough choice

Are our players prepared to sacrifice for the game? Continue reading

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