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  1. 40,000 protesters set up camp outside PM's door

    Posted Mar 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... yesterday's protests, railing against proposed privatisations. Yesterday's protests came on the same day as Singapore's state-owned investment firm Temasek formally completed its takeover ...

  2. A diplomatic stumble?

    Posted Feb 01st 2007, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... ago, has raised a devastating string of questions about alleged illegalities and shady practices concerning the Shin Corp-Temasek 'deal of the century'. Tortrakul Yommanak, a director ... question remains about the Singaporean government's business arm, Temasek, and whether it was prudent, commercially or politically, to buy Mr Thaksin's firm. As an example ...

  3. Asian backlash against foreign investment could carry heavy costs

    Posted Jan 15th 2007, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... of its stake in telecommunications conglomerate Shin Corp to the Singapore government investment company Temasek Holdings. Although the deal may have been within the letter of the law, the complex web of shell companies used by Temasek to acquire control was widely regarded in Thailand as riding roughshod over the spirit of Thai legislation. 'From the Thai perspective ...

  4. Power behind a premier

    Posted May 19th 2007, 12:00am by Simon Montlake

    ... Thaksin's five years in office. Investigators zeroed in on the US$1.9 billion tax-free sale of Shin Corp to Singapore's Temasek Holdings in January last year- the deal that triggered mass protests and a political stalemate that ultimately led to the coup. The government is separately examining Temasek's alleged use of nominees to skirt caps on foreign ownership. Thaksin claimed ...

  5. The year of living dangerously

    Posted Jan 09th 2007, 12:00am by David Fullbrook

    ... dissolved for election rigging last April. Corruption and other charges may also be laid against him over the sale of his family conglomerate Shin Corp to Singapore government arm Temasek a year ...

  6. Thaksin claims win, seeks end to impasse

    Posted Apr 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of protests that led the prime minister to call the election. Protesters objected to the family not paying tax and to the fact a foreign firm, Singapore's state-owned investment arm Temasek ...

  7. Perils of a young democracy

    Posted Mar 02nd 2006, 12:00am by David Fullbrook

    ... empire he founded to Temasek, the Singapore government's secretive investment fund, for US$1.85 billion, tax-free, in January. Critics pilloried him for being unpatriotic, deceitful ...

  8. Courting disaster

    Posted Jun 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... allowing him to sell his 49 per cent stake in the company to Temasek Holdings for 73.3 billion baht. The committee's case is that Thaksin still owned Shin Corp in the period leading up to his ...



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