Year: 2010

All Online wannabes… to register or not with Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM)?

Last week the Malaysian dailies reported that all online (eCommerce) businesses must be registered with the Companies Commission of Malaysia (or SSM in Bahasa Malaysia)? The dailies further reported that more than 400 online businessmen are being charged in court…

Motor Insurance…. can make profits with so many unnecessary accidents?

Today and Yesterday… learned (or rather forced to) some hard facts, this BLOGGING thingy cannot be as easy as ABCs. First you have to know what to write, then you need to check if you have got the facts and…

Malaysian Insurance Industry… Will Technology takes the driving seat?

Today, I happened to drop by a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Lecture Series where visiting Prof. Srini Devadas gave a lecture on IT in the year 2020 – Building COLLECTIVE INTELLIGENCE. How real…. Internet has to a large extent…

Open Web Asia 2010: Bits and Bytes of Web Tech for the Insurance industry

Open Web Asia, 13 & 14 July was some eye-opener for those who are not a techie or a geek… anyway there are not that many non-techies or geekies around either. In summary, the topics discussed were divided into three…

Munich RE buying over Paul, the OCTOPUS oracle?

It is World Cup Football… but attention is now on Paul, the eight-legged oracle. This octopus had successfully predicted the outcomes of all six of Germany’s games in South Africa, and this including picking Spain as the winner over Germany…

No Claims Discount online – A connectivity-controls issue….

  On 1st July 2010, the nation’s No Claims Discounting (or NCD in short) system has finally gone online. Despite all the grumblings, howlings and discontentment over the forced implementation among various stakeholders, things seemed rather quiet – perhaps for…

The New Motor No Claims Discount (NCD) practices – Consumers gain, Insurers leak?

e-Report on NCD

The date, 1st July 2010 will mark another day for a major change to a long established Motor insurance practice…. this time is about the manner the No Claims Discount (or NCD) is to be confirmed. We expect some rough…

Motor Insurance Direct Discount – time for agents to reinvent

special thanks to http://www.facebook.com/miiagroup

In 2009, the Malaysian non-life insurance industry had resolved to provide MANDATORY discount on all motor insurance purchased directly from the insurers – the scheme of discounting was such that it would be 5% for the first year of implementation…

Traffic to Blog – 5 Fun and Fast Ways to Drive Traffic to a New Blog Within 24 Hours

Getting traffic to a brand new blog is a lot easier than you think. This blogging article will explain how to drive traffic to a brand new blog in its first 24 hours.






An Anniversary of Web-creations and World Cups worth remembering…..

football, soccer and balls

Just got through another year of cyber-rendezvous, and if my memory could still takes me back to the days of 1997 I am sure I would be able to remember the day when I first created a website. The purpose then was…