Elusive contractor breaks her silence - The Nation, January 13, 2006
The elusive woman behind the company that won the lucrative
ground-services contract at Suvarnabhumi Airport has broken
her silence while allegations of questionable dealings surround
Rawadi Jantawit, who owns 50,000 shares in Singapore-based Frobisher
Pte Co Ltd, this week granted Nation Weekender an exclusive
interview about her life and business dealings.
The weekly news magazine's January 16 issue hits news-stands
Most of the interview involves Rawadi's other business, Maxima
Master Co Ltd, the licensed producer of Maxima in-built furniture,
of which she is managing director.
Rawadi flatly refused to discuss Frobisher and granted the interview
on the condition the subject would not be broached...
A little sleuthing reveals true identities of new bag-handler
- The Nation, December 27, 2005
...However, using a little imagination, it is most likely
that Forbisher, which is a nonsensical name in English, is a
misspelling. It is far more likely that the correct name is
Frobisher, an old English name, as in Sir Martin Frobisher,
the 16th-century explorer who became the first man to navigate
the Northwest Passage.
A quick 5-Singaporean-dollar (Bt123) search on line with the
Singapore Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority for
Frobisher Pte Ltd and bingo! It is a live company registered
in Singapore in 1997 with paid-up capital of S$100,000 and a
registered address of 128 Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore 088535.
There are two shareholders, who are also the company's two directors:
Lee Shwu Fang, a Singaporean permanent resident, and Rawadi
Jantawit, a Thai national who resides in Bang Kapi, Bangkok.
Earlier: What is Forbisher Pte. Co. Ltd.? - December
Forbisher Pte. Co. Ltd. is an "obscure Singapore firm"
firm gets airport windfall, The Nation, December
20, 2005) that won the contract for ground services at the new
We attempted to look it up in the Singapore Business Directory
and here - Directory
of Business, Company and Limited Liability Partnership Names
- This is a comprehensive listing of names of all business firms,
local companies, foreign companies and limited liability partnerships
(LLP) registered in Singapore), but there seems to be no
record of it...
We had hoped to publish their incorporation papers in the same
way we posted the incorporation papers of the Phuket
Pass Project Limited, a company created to conduct the Kra
Canal study. Another mysterious contract-winning company from
this year was Quatrotec.
house likely to haunt Suvarnabhumi authorities - The
Nation, December 29, 2005
...Rawadi is one of the two shareholders in Frobisher, having
held the same amount of shares as the firm's Singaporean director
since June 23. According to the official Singaporean document,
she has a registered address at 1330 Nawamin Road, Klong Chan,
Bang Kapi, Bangkok.
With the help of the post office, the address was traced to
this deserted two-storey house, which shows no address number.
..."An episode of the television programme about mysteries
- Miti Pissawong - was also
shot here," the neighbour said...
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