Tag: Temasek Holdings

TOC seeks judicial review of Pofma directions on Ho Ching’s salary

The Online Citizen (TOC) socio-political website has applied for a judicial review of correction directions on several online posts about the salary of Temasek Holdings chief executive officer Ho Ching. Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat had instructed the Protection From Online...

“Is Ho Ching considered a civil servant?” Lim Tean questions POFMA order for sharing article about the Temasek CEO’s salary

Singapore—Lawyer and opposition leader Lim Tean questioned the Correction Direction he received on Sunday (Apr 19) from the POFMA office concerning an article from The Online Citizen (TOC) about the salary of Temasek Holdings CEO Ho Ching that Mr Lim had shared on April...

Ho Ching shares story of 3-yr-old with a rare genetic condition

Singapore – A family shared their heartwarming story of living with a child diagnosed with a rare disease. February 29 was Rare Disease Day and CEO of Temasek Holdings, Ho Ching, shared a story of Christopher, a 3-year-old born with a rare genetic condition called...

Temasek announces salary freeze for all employees, says senior management may take voluntary pay cut

State investor Temasek announced a salary freeze for all its employees, including promotion increases, for its April compensation exercise. In a statement on Tuesday (Feb 25), the investment company headquartered in Singapore with a multinational staff of 800 people, said that along with freezing all...

Ho Ching: We should try to prioritise mask stockpile for hospital workers

Singapore -- With countries experiencing a shortage of surgical face marks due to the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) that originated in Wuhan, China, many are boosting their efforts to ensure adequate supplies when they are needed or sharing useful information on them. Facebook power-user and CEO...

Ho Ching says in an emergency even alcohol can be used to sanitise hands against virus

Singapore - CEO of Temasek Holdings, Ho Ching, shared some tips on how to protect oneself from the Wuhan nCoV epidemic using alternative disinfectants. Ho Ching is known to use Facebook quite extensively, with over seven shares every three hours. She recently posted some insightful information...

Opposition politician Lim Tean criticises increase in electricity tariffs

The chief of the People’s Voice political party, Mr Lim Tean, has criticised the recent increase in electricity tariffs by 3.5% despite natural gas prices collapsing. The title of his social media post on Wednesday (Jan 1) was: "This Is What Happens When You Privatise...

Temasek places S$4.1 billion bid for control of Keppel Corp

Singapore—On Monday, October 21, Temasek Holdings placed a bid for an S$4.1 billion deal in an effort to gain control of Keppel Corporation, which would increase support for the conglomerate. The state investor already directly owns over 20 percent of Keppel. Morgan Stanley is advising...

Why is Ho Ching’s salary still a secret? Lee Hsien Yang questions

The younger son of Singapore's founding Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Yang, is questioning the salary of Ho Ching, his estranged sister-in-law. Ho Ching has been the Chief Executive Officer of Temasek Holdings since 2002. She first joined Temasek Holdings as a Director in January 2002 then...

Lawrence Wong declines to to disclose salaries of GIC and Temasek heads

Singapore—In Parliament on Wednesday, May 8, Second Finance Minister Lawrence Wong chose not to reveal the total annual pay of the highest paid executives of sovereign wealth fund GIC and state-owned investor Temasek Holdings, claiming the Government has no say in the firms’ operational...