Correspondent

Election Dept: Presidential Elections Committee did not select President

Two weeks ago (13 Oct), Straits Times Opinion Editor Chua Mui Hoong wrote an opinion piece on ST warning 4G leaders from the People’s Action Party (PAP) not to go overboard and become perceived as the domineering party, ready and willing to thumb down critics (‘PAP and the politics of dominance‘). “In fighting to retain its dominant position in the …

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Singtel’s investee company Bharti Airtel to pay Indian govt USD3b in past due

It was reported on Bloomberg yesterday (24 Oct) that India’s Supreme Court ordered several telecom carriers, including Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and many defunct ones, to pay the government as much as 920 billion rupees (US$13 billion) in past dues, dealing a blow to the struggling telecom carriers. The Supreme Court will later decide on the timeline for payments. The legal …

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