Author Archives: ssquah

From grandparents to grandchildren

Sometimes, wealth is passed directly from the grandparents to their grandchildren Continue reading

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Fund-raising appeal for Ooi Eow Jin

A call to raise funds for Ooi Eow Jin through Kee Thuan Chye’s play, Swordfish + Concubine Continue reading

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Forged will

A 26-year-old case was resurrected at a Sessions Court in George Town yesterday, with a charge being filed against a man for using a forged document as the will of his late tycoon grandfather, The Star reported. Continue reading

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Trust companies related to Unit Trust schemes

This is a list of 14 registered Trust companies in Malaysia which are related to Unit Trust schemes, that is, offering Trust services to Unit Trust companies, as provided by the Securities Commission. This list is effective as at 31 … Continue reading

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From BHLB Trustee to CIMB Commerce Trustee

Sigh …. why must it be so complicated? Let me set the record straight, since I’m well aware of the history of Rockwills Corporation, having been associated with this estate planning business since 1996. Long ago, which was some 20 … Continue reading

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The future direction of JobStreet

So where does JobStreet go from here after divesting its jobs portal business to SEEK Asia? Continue reading

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Reason why JobStreet is selling

This excerpt is extracted from the JobStreet.com Annual Report 2013 which explains the rationale behind the company’s decision to sell their online job portal business to Australia’s SEEK Asia Investment Pte Ltd. SALE OF THE ONLINE JOB PORTAL BUSINESS TO … Continue reading

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All the right moves

It has been two long years since I wrote my last chess column. I thought that I had been forgotten by the people in The Star until one day in February when one of their sub-editors emailed me to ask … Continue reading

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English as the medium of instruction

My old school friend, Kee Thuan Chye, wrote an interesting piece below on English proficiency that had appeared in the Free Malaysia Today news portal. I am in agreement with his point of view but I would also like to … Continue reading

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FSA2013: Consent or no consent?

This is a short excerpt from my blog post yesterday on the Financial Services Act 2013: “I am saying this because the policy owner have to understand when consent is needed from the new trustee and when consent is not … Continue reading

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