22 Dec '12, 2pm

How Infamous Short-Seller Carson Block Can Take On The Singaporean Government And Win by @lopezlinette

How Infamous Short-Seller Carson Block Can Take On The Singaporean Government And Win by @lopezlinette

Singapore-based commodity firm Olam, is near and dear to the Singaporean government's heart. Temasek, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, just upped its stake in the company to 18% this week. It's an indication of what the government, controlled by the unyielding Lee family, is willing to do to ensure that Block's call does not sink the company. Since Block's report, Olam announced it would offer $750 million in bonds and $500 million in warrants. Temasek could end up owning as much as 29% of the company, Bloomberg reports, if it exercises all the warrants in 2016. So clearly, Temasek is not backing down. And in Singapore that means the Lees are not backing down, especially since Ho Ching, the head of the fund, is Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's wife. Lee Hsien's father, Lee Kuan Yew is considered the founder of modern Singapore and became the country's first Prime Ministe...

Full article: http://www.businessinsider.com/how-carson-block-can-take-...

Tweets

How Infamous Short-Seller Carson Block Can Take...

forums.condosingapore.com 23 Dec '12, 1am

Quote: Originally Posted by richwang Simple, just drive down the borrow cost from 4% to 2.5% - which is coming its way on ...

You can stand to be part of our second Pop-Up N...

noisesingapore.com 21 Dec '12, 2pm

Stand a chance to be showcased Pop-Up Noise is popping your way again this coming Jan 2013! We are looking for talented ar...

Singapore Establishment Challenged by Short-Seller Block on Olam via @BloombergNews

Singapore Establishment Challenged by Short-Sel...

bloomberg.com 16 Dec '12, 9pm

When Carson Block likened Olam International Ltd. (OLAM) to fraud-ridden Enron Corp., he challenged more than the accounti...

So sorry for the technical error on our webstore! We have fixed it, you can start shopping now <3

So sorry for the technical error on our webstor...

thejuicemarket.com 23 Dec '12, 12pm

SUPER LUXE MATERIAL, INNER LINED, FAUX LEATHER OVERLAY, FUNCTIONAL SIDE POCKETS, DRAWSTRING WAIST, 3 BROWN FUNCTIONAL CLOS...

A True Climate Legacy? Obama Can Block the Keystone XL Pipeline

A True Climate Legacy? Obama Can Block the Keys...

treehugger.com 17 Dec '12, 3pm

© Sierra Club The November 2012 "Stop Keystone XL" rally in Washington, DC. While I was inspired when I heard President Ob...

Penang port: They want us to take the losses wh...

anilnetto.com 21 Dec '12, 7am

The Penang State Government Is Willing To Help Out Penang Port Sdn Bhd (PPSB) From Sustaining Yearly Losses Of More Than R...

Need a New Year’s resolution? We can all make a...

ec.gc.ca 31 Dec '12, 3pm

You can make a difference! There are many simple actions that you or your organization can take to reduce waste, save reso...

All I can say is YUM!!

All I can say is YUM!!

michellephan.com 21 Dec '12, 5pm

The salty-sweet concept isn’t exactly new or unfamiliar. We eat Hawaiian Pizza with ham -- salty -- and pineapple -- sweet...

MT @abhinemani: "[Eggers] wants to take over a building near Twitter HQ & turn it into a showcase for artisans+crafts"

MT @abhinemani: "[Eggers] wants to take over a ...

modernluxury.com 29 Dec '12, 4pm

Tech entrepreneurs in search of a larger social role might find inspiration in Eggers, a whirlwind of bright ideas and goo...

You may not own your home, but you can still ta...

ase.org 26 Dec '12, 8pm

Celebrating 35 years with 35 consumer video tips! The Alliance to Save Energy presents information about how you can live ...

photos of the chalet so we can get a better fee...

felicianeo.com 25 Dec '12, 2pm

The following are some FAQs which I’ve got: Qns: Do you have the contacts of the place? Ans: No I don’t! Only SAF Personne...

Take a look at the various companies #QNX is us...

qnx.com 29 Dec '12, 10am

HandsFreeLink, a Bluetooth-enabled, hands-free phone system, comes standard in all Acura and several Honda vehicles includ...

A bloggers block for a cabbie

A bloggers block for a cabbie

cabbieblog.com 04 Jan '13, 5am

I could have entitled this post . . . and why won’t the blog just write itself, for my New Year resolution that I must spe...

Ask Umbra: What will it take to change the world?

Ask Umbra: What will it take to change the world?

grist.org 24 Dec '12, 11am

Why all the focus on green liberalism? We all know that if everybody dimmed their lights for 20 minutes every day all the ...

And we're back... Seems like the white weather ...

cdta.org 26 Dec '12, 2pm

Wear high-visibility clothing. Look for bus stops on clear, level streets. Give yourself extra time to reach your destinat...