Monthly Archives: September 2010

World Chess Olympiad begins

All eyes on the main chess event of the year. THE World Chess Olympiad 2010 is underway in Khanty-Mansiysk, a Russian town that’s buried deep in Siberia. Today is the fourth day of the event which will continue until Oct … Continue reading

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Estate planning is evolving

Lately, I’ve been attempting to meet up with some high net worth clients to share some ideas on estate planning with them. How fortunate to come across this very timely article in The Edge online version. It really helps to … Continue reading

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Snippets: common resume characteristics

A well-designed resume should possess these characteristics in common: Good visual appeal, an easy-to-read layout and high quality reproduction A highlight of your strengths and linking them to the employer’s needs; minimizing or excluding irrelevant experience Presents your most important … Continue reading

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Are you a blind investor?

How much financial knowledge d you have? According to a financial crimes analyst with Bank Negara Malaysia, not very much. The average Malaysian public owns very little financial knowledge. And because of this, many people lose all their money in dubious investment schemes that promise high returns. Continue reading

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Snippets: inter-personal skill

Strong interpersonal skills play a crucial role in gaining the respect of your boss and colleagues. They also attract the notice of outside influencers who might open new doors of opportunity to you. Be friendly, outgoing and personable. Listen carefully … Continue reading

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Chess-deep in the excitement

There’s no let-up in the excitement generated by the Malaysia Chess Festival. I HAVE been at the Malaysia Chess Festival at Cititel Mid Valley in Kuala Lumpur since Tuesday. As a result, I missed all the fun and bustle of … Continue reading

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