Monthly Archives: December 2010

Getting into financial debt, part 5

On the day that he was supposed to see the AKPK representative we arrived at the Bank Negara Malaysia building about an hour earlier. Straight we went to the second floor after the normal screening by the armed guards. And pretty soon, we emerged with the CCRIS report. Continue reading

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Huge potential

I BELIEVE it is time for our Youth and Sports Ministry and Tourism Ministry to take a serious look at promoting sports tourism in this country. If the experience of this year’s Penang Heritage City international chess tournament is anything … Continue reading

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Getting into financial debt, part 4

For the first time, I realised that there are a lot of people, not only in Penang but around the country, who are in some sort of financial mess. Continue reading

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AKPK Malaysia

The Counselling and Debt Management Agency (Agensi Kaunseling Dan Pengurusan Kredit, AKPK) is a subsidiary of Bank Negara Malaysia which was set up in April 2006. Though its functions also include providing financial education and financial counselling to individuals, the … Continue reading

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Chong Eu’s unreserved support for chess

Remembering Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu, an honorary patron of the MCF and the Penang Chess Association. I STARTED playing chess quite late in my school life – when I was in Form Three. Before that, chess meant almost nothing … Continue reading

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