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Richard Duncan, the author and economist is coming to Malaysia!

RICHARD DUNCAN, the author and economist, is sticking with his investments in gold and property to avoid stock market shocks.

Richard Duncan

Richard Duncan is the author of three books on the global economic crisis. The Dollar Crisis: Causes, Consequences, Cures (2003) explained why a worldwide economic calamity was inevitable given the flaws in the post-Bretton Woods international monetary system. It was an international bestseller. The Corruption of Capitalism (2009) described the long series of US policy mistakes responsible for the crisis. It also outlined the policies necessary to permanently resolve it. His latest book, which was released in 2012, focuses specifically on the role that credit creation has played in this disaster. Its title is The New Depression: The Breakdown Of The Paper Money Economy.

Since beginning his career as an equities analyst in Hong Kong in 1986, Richard Duncan has served as global head of investment strategy at ABN AMRO Asset Management in London, worked as a financial sector specialist for the World Bank in Washington D.C., and headed equity research departments for James Capel Securities and Salomon Brothers in Bangkok. He also worked as a consultant for the IMF in Thailand during the Asia Crisis. Richard Duncan is consultant and speaker on issues related to the global economic crisis in addition to his responsibilities as chief economist at Blackhorse Asset Management in Singapore.

richard DuncanRichard Duncan has appeared frequently on CNBC, CNN, BBC and Bloomberg Television, as well as on BBC World Service Radio. He has published articles in The Financial Times, The Far East Economic Review, FinanceAsia and CFO Asia. He is also a well-known speaker whose audiences have included The World Economic Forum’s East Asia Economic Summit in Singapore, The EuroFinance Conference in Copenhagen, The Chief Financial Officers’ Roundtable in Shanghai, and The World Knowledge Forum in Seoul. Richard’s blog can be found at:

Richard Duncan studied literature and economics at Vanderbilt University (1983) and international finance at Babson College (1986); and, between the two, spent a year travelling around the world as a backpacker.

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Infosecurity World Exhibition and Conference 2013: Palo Alto Networks takes major sponsorship role

Kuala Lumpur,  March 2013 — ISWec announced that Palo Alto Networks, the network security company, has become Gold Sponsor of the 2nd Annual Infosecurity World Exhibition and Conference 2013 , which will be held on March 20 – 21, 2013 at Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur. This level of commitment to the event provides Palo Alto Networks ample opportunity to share their expertise, experience and the next generation of network security solutions with the regional ICT community and customers. Continue reading Infosecurity World Exhibition and Conference 2013: Palo Alto Networks takes major sponsorship role

DiGi Challenge for Change 2013 Awards RM175,000 to Entrepreneurial Winners

The fourth edition of DiGi Challenge for Change has been launched to gather ground-breaking ideas on solving our community”s most pressing issues by the youths. This year, the programme will focus on challenging Malaysian to create and develop ground-breaking ideas for mobile application that focuses on bringing Malaysians together for a positive change and for the first time, DiGi also introduces its Prime Minister ‘s Innovation Award. Continue reading DiGi Challenge for Change 2013 Awards RM175,000 to Entrepreneurial Winners