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  1. Thaksin-Temasek deal delivers kick in the Shin to good governance

    Posted Feb 11th 2006, 12:00am by Rex Aguado

    ... into a broad coalition of urbanites outraged over the sale of a controlling stake in the Thaksin family-owned Shin Corp to Temasek Holdings, Singapore's state-controlled investment firm. Critics ... year. The Temasek offer was confirmed only early last month after a slip of the tongue by the central bank governor who absent-mindedly theorised that a spike in the value of the Thai baht ...

  2. Acquittal of Thaksin critic hailed

    Posted Mar 17th 2006, 12:00am by Simon Montlake

    ... advocates as a landmark victory. It also highlights the blurred lines between Mr Thaksin and Shin Corp, the holding company whose recent takeover by Singapore's Temasek Holdings has sparked ... from economic growth under his watch. But as the storm grew over the January 23 sale of a controlling stake in Shin Corp to Temasek, a deal that Mr Thaksin claimed was initiated by his ...

  3. Shin Corp offers to drop activist case

    Posted Feb 16th 2006, 12:00am by Simon Montlake

    ... in recent weeks that the new owners of Shin Corp, led by Singapore's government-owned Temasek Holdings, would want to end the controversy by withdrawing the lawsuits. The case is being watched ...

  4. Thaksin deputy resigns as pressure builds

    Posted Jun 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Simon Montlake

    ... with the tax-free disposal of his family-owned telecommunications empire to Singapore's Temasek Holdings. The sale triggered protests that led to the dissolving of parliament and snap elections. More ...

  5. Relief but suspicion as Thaksin steps down

    Posted Apr 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by his family to Singapore's Temasek Holdings brought urban protests to a flashpoint. The Democrats and protest groups are questioning the sale of strategic assets, such as Thailand's ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. The homesick autocrat

    Posted Dec 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... last year- three days after a law took effect allowing foreign firms to own 49 per cent of telecoms companies. The US$1.9 billion sale to Temasek- Singapore's state-owned investment ...

  9. Minister of gaffes

    Posted Jul 08th 2007, 12:00am by Simon Montlake

    ... for year's end. Nationalist calls for Thailand to take back control of the satellites sold to Singapore's Temasek Holdings by Thaksin's family have also tested Dr Sitthichai's ...

  10. Man with a plan

    Posted Apr 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Shin Corp to Temasek, the investment arm of the Singaporean government. Inland revenue department rulings effectively allowed the family to avoid paying income tax on the profits of the US$1.9 ...




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