SINGAPORE (June 10): “A lot doesn’t depend on the retail shareholder; it depends on us to be able to ensure that what we put in front of us is in line with the objectives of the retail shareholder.”Temasek International CEO Dilhan Pillay Sandrasegara, downplaying the need for the state investment agency to introduce retail shareholder advocates.

US arms Taiwan

The US is set to sell US$2 billion ($2.7 billion) worth of weapons to Taiwan. The Pentagon and State Department were reported to have informally notified Congress of the potential deal, which was requested by Taiwan. It includes the sale of 108 M1A2 Abrams tanks, and the resupply of anti-aircraft Stingers and anti-tank Javelin weaponry.

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