Monthly Archives: June 2009

Single Premium Insurance Plan

If you have the cash but find that the current Singapore dollar fixed deposit rates at local banks are low, what can you do to achieve a better return?   If your investment objective is wealth preservation and investment returns … Continue reading

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How to live a happy life?

Over the weekend, I was posed this question. On the surface it appears a straight-forward question, a question that can be easily answered. But no, it is not that simple. We see sufferings, sadness, worries, frustrations, spaced-out individuals who are … Continue reading

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Qualities of CEOs

The Straits Times published a piece entitled “What makes a good chief executive officer (CEO)?” written by Gabriel Chen on 15 June 2009. It listed 4 qualities of a successful CEO: Desire and energy This relates to desire or will … Continue reading

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What Cost, H1N1 Flu Pandemic

Now that the World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared that Influenza A (H1N1) has reached pandemic proportion on a global scale. The virus first appeared in Mexico in March and it has travelled across the globe to 76 countries with … Continue reading

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Renovations to Home

During April and May this year, we renovated our apartment. This is the first major renovation since we have the unit in 2000. The renovation brief is simplicity and practicality which should suit our life-style. Since the apartment is small … Continue reading

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STI corrected

The Straits Times Index (STI) could not break through the 2,400 points level. It came close to the level on 5 June (2,396) and 10 June (2,391). Today, STI saw a 60.51 points or 2.55% decline to 2,316.56. It stopped … Continue reading

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CapitaCommercial Trust Rights Issue

CapitaCommercial Trust (CCT) is a real-estate investment trust (REIT) which owns 11 properties in Singapore, mainly commercial properties located in downtown core region. Properties include Capital Tower, Six Battery Road, One George Street, etc. CCT has investments in Malaysia too. … Continue reading

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