Daily Archive: September 7, 2010

Sep 07

Japanese Journalist Released

Tweet A Japanese freelance journalist released at the weekend after five months’ captivity in Afghanistan said in an online posting today that his kidnappers were not Taliban but corrupt Afghan soldiers, AFP reports. Kosuke Tsuneoka, 41, who works for television and magazines, had been missing in northern Afghanistan since April. He has been under the …

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Sep 07

Singtel considering Cable and Wireless Worldwide

Tweet Singapore Telecoms, the sovereign wealth-backed mobile phone-to-pay TV giant, is considering a bid for FTSE 100 group Cable & Wireless Worldwide. Cable & Wireless shares spiked last week following rumours that US rival AT&T was putting together a takeover plan. Some analysts have dismissed the speculation surrounding AT&T’s interest, but SingTel has contacted bankers …

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