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Sustainability

Damage control

After being named and shamed, major Indonesian companies have spent millions on firefighting and repairing their reputations

Indonesia palm oil tycoon who built $12.6 bil empire dies

SINGAPORE (Jan 27): Eka Tjipta Widjaja, who became a coconut and palm-oil trader at the age of 15 before building a multi-billion dollar empire with businesses spanning paper and pulp to financial

Commodities

GEAR fails to win bid for Stanmore Coal

(Jan 23): Singapore’s Golden Investments said on Wednesday that it will seek a board position at Australia’s Stanmore Coal as its biggest shareholder, despite the failure of a A$240 million ($232.8

Results

Golden Energy and Resources 1Q earnings increase over 11-fold to $26.5 mil on revenue surge

SINGAPORE (May 15): Golden Energy and Resources (GEAR), the coal mining and trading company, posted 1Q earnings of US$19 million ($26.5 million), up more than 11 times from its earnings of US$1.7 m

Hot Stock

This week's portfolio addition Golden Energy and Resources up 3%

SINGAPORE (Feb 20): Golden Energy and Resources (GEAR) is up 1.5 cents or 2.9% to 53.5 cents with 5 million shares traded.

In print this week

GEARing up to ride the big coal price run

SINGAPORE (Dec 16): After being suspended for 18 months, shares of Golden Energy and Resources (GEAR) are currently trading at a bargain compared with those of other Indonesia-based coal miners.

Commentary

Singapore on the spot: Bloomberg Gadfly

SINGAPORE (Nov 17): Singapore is starting to discover that being a financial centre can sometimes leave you conflicted.

At 0.4% its size, Singapore wants more phone carriers than China

SINGAPORE (Sept 2): Singapore’s population may be 0.4% the size of China’s but the tiny city-state may soon host a larger number of carriers than the world’s largest mobile-phone market.

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