DIARY OF A FATHER

The (often overlooked) power of passion… People who are really successful in life follow their passion. So we tell our younger generation to follow their passion. But most of us only TELL them. We NEVER really SHOW them how or even LET them do it their way! Most kids do not even know what they are passionate…

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Some Food For Thought For The Day

  As long as you do not quit, you will never lose     Believe in yourself and be thankful all the time.  How? Thank your supporters by proving them right. Thank your opposers by proving them wrong.  I have come to realize that some of the most complicated problems in my life are caused by…

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Malaysian Judiciary: How Low Can It Go?

The independence and integrity of Malaysian Judiciary are now at the tipping point. During the past few years the attention of Malaysians has been riveted by the exposure to an unprecedented number of court cases with important political ramifications. These cases include the following: Altantuya Shaariibuu’s murder case N.Kugan’s death during police custody Teoh Beng Hock’s…

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Koon Yew Yin Scholarships 2014 for Malaysia Public Universities Students

All students, irrespective of race and religion who have secured a place to study for the foundation course in any of the public Universities, including UTAR, are eligible to apply for scholarships from Koon Yew Yin. The scholarship provided will be sufficient to cover tuition fees and cost of living expenses for the one-year foundation…

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What is the Best Gift for your Children? (from the Diary of a Father)

This is a guest post from authors of “Migrating to Australia: Good Meh?“ Ken Soong. DIARY OF A FATHER 20 February 2014 5:30pm in Melbourne, Australia Son, especially since you were born not too long ago, I have been working hard and thinking hard how I could earn more in order to give you and your…

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Should You Migrate? The 64,000 dollar question

by Koon Yew Yin Recently I received a reference to a new book written by two migrant Malaysia brothers who have lived abroad for more than 10 years with advice for would-be migrants. Their advice includes tips such as never taking things for granted; never to burn your bridges; to be objectively optimistic and the…

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The 4 Steps to Learn New Skill and Achieve Your New Year Resolution

I had always put “dancing” as my new year resolution for the past 10 years but somehow, it was never achieved for a good 10 years … “No time lar” was the main reason (or I regard it as excuse) … Somehow, I was very fascinated about chinese cultural dance focusing on the dances that…

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Strategy for Coping with Career and Family Demand

Author of Career and Family: The Art of Having it All, Angeline Teng shared about the No.1 strategy to cope with the excessive demand from your career and family, especially if you are a working mother. The most important strategy in helping you to cope with career and family demand is Time Management. Maximize your…

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Reform of the Civil Service: The NUCC is the Last Hope

Koon Yew Yin 29th Nov 2013 To say that the newly established National Unity Consultative Council has been greeted with a big yawn by the public is too kind. Feedback so far especially over the uncensored internet has ranged from scepticism – “a political wayang” to the dismissive – “a waste of taxpayers’ money and…

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How Tengku Razaleigh saved the construction industry: Practicing the 10 Golden Political Principles

Koon Yew Yin 21st Nov. 2013 The Perak Academy has invited Tengku Razaleigh to give a talk in Ipoh on the 23rd Nov. 2013 and he wishes to talk about ‘The economic reality in Malaysia today’. Many of you will remember that Tengku was here about a year ago to launch my book ‘Malaysia: A…

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