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About The Straits Trading Company Limited

Incorporated in 1887 as a tin smelting company, The Straits Trading Company Limited today has stakes in real estate, hospitality, resources and investments that span the Asia Pacific region. It owns a 89.5% stake in Straits Real Estate, a co-investment vehicle that seeks out real estate related investments & opportunities. It also owns a 20.1% stake in SGX-listed ARA Asset Management Limited, one of the largest real estate fund managers in the region and has a 30% interest in Far East Hospitality Holdings, one of the largest hospitality operators in Asia Pacific. Straits Trading also engages in tin mining and smelting through its 54.8% owned subsidiary, Malaysia Smelting Corporation Berhad, that is dual listed on Bursa Malaysia and SGX-ST.

Corporate History Straits Trading Commemorative Book


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      • CNA Asia Business Tonight
      • 28 October 2013
      • Catch STC Executive Chairman, Ms Chew Gek Khim's interview on CNA's Asia Business Tonight - as she speaks about the Company's strategic alliance with ARA Asset Management and Mr John Lim to expand in the real estate sector


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      • Asia Business Tonight
      • 12 December 2011, Channel NewsAsia, 2230 hrs
      • Catch STC Executive Chairman, Ms Chew Gek Khim interview on CNA's Asia Business Tonight - as she speaks about the company's growth and transformation


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      • Enterprise Asia
      • 24 November 2010, Channel NewsAsia, 2100 hrs
      • Catch STC Executive Chairman, Ms Chew Gek Khim, and MSC Group CEO, Dato Seri Dr Mohd Ajib Anuar's interview on CNA's programme - Enterprise Asia