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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. 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. 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 ...

  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. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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