Singapore Telecommunications

Temasek set to offload 400m SingTel shares

Temasek Holdings, Singapore's state-owned investment company, is selling S$1.28 billion (HK$8.06 billion) of shares in Southeast Asia's biggest telephone company, according to two people with knowledge of the deal. The stock slumped the most in more than a year.

Thursday, 27 September, 2012, 2:48am

Yes dear investor, there is a tooth fairy

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 achieved an average total shareholder return of 17 per cent since inception in 1974, or 19 per cent in US dollar terms.

In response to this claim I shall now enter my own cryptic statement:

17 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Jason Dasey

Costing less than S$2 (HK$11), the journey on the 170 public bus will take you from the northern tip of Singapore over the one-kilometre causeway to the Malaysian town of Johor Bahru. And for sports lovers wanting to avoid forking out steep TV subscription fees to tune into the Fifa World Cup, it could be money well spent.

6 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Night Vision

The 2008 Formula One SingTel Singapore Grand Prix is an historic event not to be missed. Held from September 26-28, the 15th leg of this season's race is at one of two new circuits included in this year's driving championships, and will be the first one in the history of the sport to be held at night. Tickets are available from www.singaporegp.sg

1 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Lai See

day with sea lions bocom's way of wooing wealth-management clients

Professional investment tips from bankers, a family breakfast with Ocean Park's well-mannered sea lions followed by a full-day gambol at the amusement park - all free and all yours - that is, if you have $800,000 to start a bank deposit.

29 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

HK project puts stamp on NCS' growth in Asia

Singapore IT solutions provider is looking for e-government contracts, especially in China, to fuel its expansion plans

Singapore's top information technology and communications engineering services firm NCS is cranking up its regional expansion plans with a sharpened focus on key e-government projects in Hong Kong and on the mainland.

11 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Mobile price war looms in Bangladesh

SingTel's entry through stake in PBTL promises to shake up fast-growing market

Bangladeshi telecommunications players are bracing for a price war following the entry of Singapore Telecommunications (SingTel) into the country's fast-growing mobile phone market earlier this month.

6 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Fair fight?

The gloves are off. Singapore Telecommunications is determined to fight criticism from rivals that it is not playing fair. Last week, a senior official told a press conference: 'If you can't compete, do not compete. Nobody is going to strip naked and lie down for you.'

27 May 2003 - 12:00am

Managers plan buyout of CPG

Managers at Singapore's CPG - put up for sale by state investment unit Temasek earlier this month - are attempting to mount a bid for their own company.

Executives at the former Public Works Department yesterday confirmed that they had formed a bid vehicle - Xinggong - to co-ordinate their possible offer, which is likely to face competition from foreign groups.

29 Nov 2002 - 12:00am

SingTel ruling may be tonic for its shares

Investors in Singapore Telecommunications (SingTel) should learn this week whether the company has successfully resisted a lawsuit filed by its regulator to reclaim a disputed payment of S$388 million (about HK$1.67 billion).

27 May 2002 - 12:00am

SingTel ruling may be tonic for its shares

Investors in Singapore Telecommunications (SingTel) should learn this week whether the company has successfully resisted a lawsuit filed by its regulator to reclaim a disputed payment of S$388 million (about HK$1.67 billion).

27 May 2002 - 12:00am

SingTel ready for TV trials

Singapore Telecommunciations (SingTel) plans to start trials of an interactive television service in 300 households in the city.

The trials are part of the telecoms operator's move to explore opportunities for the commercial launch next year of the TV service across Singapore.

9 Aug 2001 - 12:00am

Lee assurance fails to deflect Canberra warning about future of takeover deal on national defence concerns

Singapore Telecommunications (SingTel) fired off another salvo in support of its bid for Australia's Cable & Wireless Optus (C&W Optus) yesterday, saying it remained on course despite protracted consideration by government authorities of the move's national security implications.

10 May 2001 - 12:00am

Telecoms giant aims to boost turnover from overseas investments by 25pc

Singapore Telecommunications (SingTel), Southeast Asia's largest phone company, vowed to step up its drive to expand internationally as fresh evidence emerged of growing competition in its recently deregulated home market.

Company officials said yesterday the group planned to raise the share of turnover from overseas investments to at least 50 per cent from just over a quarter.

31 Jan 2001 - 12:00am

Sartorial challenge too much

Some people just don't understand cool. They don't seem to realise that to make your mark out there on the cyberscape, you have to walk the walk, talk the talk and wear the T-shirt.

But try telling that to the gang at DNM Strategies. They organised Business Week's 'Digital Economy' conference at the Ritz-Carlton.

24 May 2000 - 12:00am

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