Ex-US ambassador quits board of company linked to S’pore group under scrutiny for Newcastle bid and doctored Obama photos

Former US ambassador to Singapore Kirk Wagar said he resigned "due to the recent revelations".
Former US ambassador to Singapore Kirk Wagar said he resigned "due to the recent revelations".PHOTO: BELLAGRAPH NOVA GROUP

SINGAPORE - Former US ambassador to Singapore Kirk Wagar said he has resigned from his independent director position in Axington, which is linked to Bellagraph Nova (BN) Group, the Singapore-registered company that had admitted to doctoring photographs of former United States President Barack Obama.

He told The Straits Times on Tuesday (Aug 25): “Due to the recent revelations, I have resigned that position and asked for Axington to advise Singapore Exchange and any other relevant parties of that fact.”

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