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  1. Vaunted Temasek a questionable model for China on many levels

    Posted Jan 27th 2007, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... than it is getting now. The country's central banker has already said the entity might be modelled on the Singapore government's wholly owned investment arm, Temasek Holdings, which has been touted as a highly successful model. Yet a look at Temasek's experience may cast some doubts on the idea. Let's start with its economic performance. Temasek has recorded ...

  2. Eyebrows raised as Temasek opens a crack

    Posted Feb 18th 2004, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp TEMASEK HOLDINGS, the Singaporean government's enormous (well, relative to Singapore) investment holding company, has decided to follow where corporate fashion has ... more fragile than foreign sentiment. If this faltering trend of domestic investment persists, it will inevitably raise the question of how long Temasek can afford a refocus of attention ...

  3. Temasek's foreign investment model not entirely worth emulating

    Posted Mar 13th 2007, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp 'The central government is to establish an agency modelled on Singapore's Temasek to manage part of its US$1 trillion foreign exchange reserves, Finance ... for advice on how to run its affairs. Let's make one thing clear immediately. It cannot be for Temasek's recent record of success in managing Singapore's foreign exchange reserves ...

  4. Temasek's belated disclosure exposes the Singapore conundrum

    Posted Oct 14th 2004, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp I CANNOT IMAGINE that my reaction was an unusual one on seeing that the Singapore government's Temasek Holdings has finally published accounts after 30 years ... cent annual return seems distinctly on the low side for an investment vehicle like this. But, on thinking about it, Temasek probably has grounds for its excuse that the 1997-98 Asian financial ...

  5. Yes dear investor, there is a tooth fairy

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jake van der Kamp 17 Temasek Holdings This one number stands out from all the others in the 2012 review highlights of Singapore's sovereign wealth fund. Temasek claims that it has ... Let's first get it straight what a 17 per cent annual total return gain means. It says that net profits on Temasek's investments, taking in only market price appreciation and real capital ...

  6. City state eyes China openings

    Posted Oct 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Nazvi Careem Singapore is a mere speck compared with mainland China, but this huge contrast in size may shape economic relations between the countries. The city state is banking on its expertise in creating urban sustainability within a tiny area to boost ...

  7. Business - Companies

    Singapore yards benefit from China shipbuilding woes

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 11:18am by Reuters

    ... with a 5.36 per cent stake, after Temasek Holdings Pte. Ltd. Keppel delivered five rigs in the first quarter of the year, and seven in the second quarter, out of a record number of 20 rigs it plans ...

  8. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    Hong Kong is losing to Singapore as Pearl River Delta's role model

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... urban renewal projects in years late last month, saying it would team up with CapitaLand, which is 40 per cent owned by Temasek, Singapore's state-owned investment company, to rebuild ... a "mini Singapore". It was the second time in five years that Guangdong officials had revealed intense interest in the Singapore model. In 2010, they signed agreements with Temasek subsidiary ...

  9. Comment - Letters

    By almost any measure, Hong Kong plays second fiddle to Singapore

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 12:00am by CHRIS

    ... Singaporeans enjoy superior education, health care and, most importantly, an internationally respected housing scheme, making them a home-ownership society. Temasek Holdings (the Singapore ...

  10. Calendar- events

    Posted Jun 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of July, food lovers can enjoy dishes from Malaysia, India and China. Highlights this year include Seafood Tales of Temasek with more than 60 seafood stalls in Marina Bay, workshops by top chefs, ...




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