SINGAPORE (July 30): Tay Kah Chye, chairman of Asiatic Group (Holdings), wasted no time in addressing an issue that has plagued the company for the last couple of months when he kicked off its annual general meeting on July 26. “The board and the company feel that shareholders’ questions should be answered at the appropriate venue such as this AGM, as opposed to [being] debated in public. We feel that [the latter] is not in the interest of shareholders and the company,” he said in his opening remarks at the AGM.

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