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Two-thirds of the year is coming to a close and it has been quite a busy year so far with new experiences. Have been meaning to write a new entry for the past few days, but my schedule of late has been quite hectic with quite a lot of things to do.

There has been seemingly unlimited things to learn and I have been enjoying every bit. I have been told to be a very technical person and I am perpetually hungry for new information.

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My Thoughts on Presidential Hopeful Tan Kin Lian

Polling Day is a mere two days away. Have you decided which Tan to vote for?

I would like to talk about Mr. Tan Kin Lian. Amongst the four Tans, he is the one most familiar to me. I was still young and politically apathetic when Dr. Tony Tan and Dr. Tan Cheng Bock were in government, and Mr. Tan Jee Say only came into prominence when he stood under the opposition ticket in the General Elections a few months ago. Mr. Tan Kin Lian has been a CEO of a major insurer for three decades, and it is natural for any practitioner dealing with life insurance to have heard of him. He is well-known in the industry, though perhaps for not very desirable reasons.

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The Quality of Independence

Candidates for Presidential Elections 2011

Another election is upon us and Singapore votes for its third elected President. This time around, Singaporeans get to choose between four different candidates, all of whom seem to stress on how independent he is.

Why the emphasis on “independence”?

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NTUC Income VivoCare – Early Stage Critical Illness Whole Life Policy

I attended NTUC Income’s event this morning for the launch of VivoCare, a whole life policy that primarily focuses on providing early stage critical illness cover.

Traditional critical illness policies typically define critical illnesses as “late stage” conditions. For instance, a payout will be made only if both kidneys have failed. Under an “early payout” policy, the surgical removal of a single kidney can be admitted for a claim.

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