Police to probe Thaksin-linked deal

Thai police panel to investigate Singapore companys purchase of Thai telecom.

    The military government may lift martial law once probes against Thaksin are completed

    Temasek and Singapore officials have said the deal complies with Thai law regarding foreign ownership.

    Last month Temasek said it would cut its stake in Shin Corp "at the appropriate time".

    But on Thursday, Temasek said it would not sell its shares until the interim government clarified its interpretation of foreign ownership rules.

    The military-backed government has vowed to crack down on corruption but has come under fire for taking pay raises and installing its own people in top posts at state firms.

    Senior security officials on Thursday said they expected the military government would lift martial law in December, once corruption probes against Thaksin were completed.

    SOURCE: Agencies


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'We were forced out by the government soldiers'

    'We were forced out by the government soldiers'

    We dialled more than 35,000 random phone numbers to paint an accurate picture of displacement across South Sudan.

    Interactive: Plundering Cambodia's forests

    Interactive: Plundering Cambodia's forests

    Meet the man on a mission to take down Cambodia's timber tycoons and expose a rampant illegal cross-border trade.

    Pakistan's tribal areas: 'Neither faith nor union found'

    Pakistan's tribal areas: 'Neither faith nor union found'

    Residents of long-neglected northwestern tribal belt say incorporation into Pakistan has left them in a vacuum.