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Tag: Temasek

SMRT- fare hikes not the only shock.

An unfortunate Singaporean student has hit the news this week after she was taken to court by LTA,  for the offence of having used an empty socket at a station […]

Should we pay Indonesia to stop poisoning us?

The recent flare-up of the Indonesian forest fire problem and the deterioration in our air quality is understandably also causing temperatures to rise in Singapore. Our neighbor Malaysia is also […]

Who Deserves Our Wealth?

I am very pleased that Jeremy has set out in writing his reasons why he disagrees with my proposal for the privatization of Temasek and GIC and the distribution of […]

Using Funds “Wisely”?

TRE recently posted up an article by Jeremy Chen with the opening salvo, “This is something of a response to a proposal by Kenneth Jeyaretnam to privatize Temasek Holdings and GIC […]

Has Temasek Found A Cure for Balding?

The question of the transparency and proper accounting of our reserves has been a primary concern of mine for some time, in fact ever since 2009.  A major theme has […]

2012 stats in review

The guys from WordPress.com stats prepared some stats for  me which I am sharing with you.  Sadly  November, December and January have been largely inactive due to IMF appeal work and […]

MICA’s Response Fails to Reassure

A few days back there was a comment posted on my blog by @Lengyiren drawing my attention to a posting on www.gov.sg saying that the government had rebutted my claims about the […]

A Case of the Pot Calling the Kettle Black?

I decide to look at the background of the members of the board of Temasek Holdings to see how many are truly independent. I also compare Temasek’s governance framework with the Norwegian Sovereign Wealth Fund to see how far we are following what could legitimately be called 'best practice'.