News: Asia

Temasek's investment in Thailand shaken

06 February 2011

The Bangkok Post

The Singaporean government's investment arm, Temasek Holdings, is expected to fight any attempts by TOT Plc to seek billions of baht in compensation from Thai telecoms companies in which it has holdings, say observers.

Finance Minister Korn Chatikavanij wants the Singaporean owners of mobile phone operator AIS to acknowledge it knew about the contract amendments which benefited Shin Corp, AIS and o ... Read more »

Dr M: M'sia growth slower, but more balanced than S'pore

01 February 2011

Shazwan Mustafa Kamal
The Malaysia Insider

Tun Dr Mahathir admitted today that Malaysia’s growth was slower compared with Singapore’s, but claimed it was because Putrajaya made sure people from all races had a slice of the country’s economic pie.

Dr Mahathir said that in contrast, the island state did not take any steps to ensure that there was a "balance of wealth” between people of all races, leaving minori ... Read more »

Dr M: LKY has no respect for religion

31 January 2011

Shazwan Mustafa Kamal
The Malaysia Insider

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamed continued his attacks today against his political contemporary, Lee Kuan Yew, and accused him of disrespecting the religions and sensitivities of other races.

The former prime minister’s harsh remarks in a Mingguan Malaysia inter ... Read more »

The real threat to Singapore's future

24 January 2011


Singapore, jewel of Asia, one of the most successful countries on earth, is at risk. No, there is no threat of war, terrorism, or economic collapse. The risk is from within, from the philosophy of those in power – The People’s Action Party (PAP).

The PAP has been in power continuously since the country’s inception. The party is controlled by the family of the national founder, Lee Kuan yew. His son, Lee Hsien Loong, i ... Read more »

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