Shane Todd http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/33826/all en Huawei denies work in field linked to U.S. death in Singapore http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130218/huawei-denies-work-field-linked-us-death-singapore <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Jeremy Wagstaff</p> <p>SINGAPORE, Feb 18 (Reuters) - Chinese telecommunications company Huawei said on Monday it had not worked with an institute in Singapore on any projects in the specialist field of an American engineer who died mysteriously last year shortly after leaving the institute.</p> <p>Britain's Financial Times said on Saturday that Shane Todd had been working on "what was apparently a joint project" between Singapore's Institute of Microelectronics, or IME, and Huawei shortly before he died last June.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130218/huawei-denies-work-field-linked-us-death-singapore" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Huawei Political geography Politics Shane Todd Singapore Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 18 Feb 2013 15:16:00 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5759063 at http://www.globalpost.com Singapore welcomes FBI evidence on US scientist's death http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130312/singapore-welcomes-fbi-evidence-us-scientists-death <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Singapore on Tuesday said it welcomed any independent evidence from US investigators on the mysterious death of an American scientist found hanged in the city-state last year.</p> <p>The parents of Shane Todd have raised suspicions he was murdered in his Singapore flat as a result of his role in a high-tech research project said to have involved a Chinese telecoms giant seen as a threat to US security.</p> <p>The Singapore Police Force (SPF) said it had had "several discussions" with the FBI and both agencies were sharing information to ensure a thorough investigation of the case.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130312/singapore-welcomes-fbi-evidence-us-scientists-death" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Civil procedure Juries Labor Law Shane Todd Technology AFP Tue, 12 Mar 2013 12:00:47 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5780571 at http://www.globalpost.com US, Singapore share information on scientist's death http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130322/us-singapore-share-information-scientists-death <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Singapore and US investigators have begun sharing information on the controversial death of an American scientist found hanged in the city-state last year, the Singapore police confirmed on Friday.</p> <p>The case involves Shane Todd, whose parents believe he was murdered in connection with his work for a Singapore institute with alleged links to a Chinese firm suspected of espionage activities by Washington.</p> <p>Singapore police investigators reported Todd's death as a suicide but US officials are pressing for a deeper investigation.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130322/us-singapore-share-information-scientists-death" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Huawei Law of Singapore Shane Todd Singapore Police Force Technology AFP Fri, 22 Mar 2013 07:15:15 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5790690 at http://www.globalpost.com US scientist had relapse of depression http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130516/singapore-asks-us-parents-evidence-sons-murder <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A US scientist found hanged in Singapore last year had been suffering a relapse after a previous bout of depression, his local psychiatrist said Thursday, as his parents insisted he was murdered.</p> <p>High-tech researcher Shane Todd "had a lot of worrying thoughts that he could not control", Singaporean psychiatrist Nelson Lee said on the fourth day of a coroner's inquiry to determine the cause of his death.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130516/singapore-asks-us-parents-evidence-sons-murder" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Huawei Labor Law Medicine Pathology Shane Todd Technology AFP Thu, 16 May 2013 09:15:22 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5839117 at http://www.globalpost.com US scientist not involved in classified research http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130517/us-scientist-not-involved-classified-research <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Colleagues of a US scientist found hanged in Singapore last year told a coroner's inquiry Friday he was not involved in projects with military applications and was never asked to compromise any country's national security.</p> <p>High-tech researcher Shane Todd, whose death under disputed circumstances last June sparked global media attention, was part of a research team working on gallium-nitride (GaN), a semiconductor that can be used in radar and satellite communications.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130517/us-scientist-not-involved-classified-research" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Huawei QUEST Shane Todd Technology AFP Fri, 17 May 2013 13:02:24 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5840136 at http://www.globalpost.com US expert says scientist was murdered in Singapore http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130521/us-expert-says-scientist-was-murdered-singapore <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>An American scientist found hanged in Singapore last year was murdered and his death made to look like a suicide as part of a conspiracy, a US pathologist told an inquiry Tuesday.</p> <p>Edward Adelstein, 75, a deputy medical examiner in Missouri, contradicted Singapore police findings that Shane Todd killed himself, but admitted his conclusions were based on pictures of the body and second-hand information.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130521/us-expert-says-scientist-was-murdered-singapore" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Adelstein Business Huawei Labor Law Shane Todd Surnames Technology AFP Tue, 21 May 2013 08:16:06 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5842627 at http://www.globalpost.com US experts reject murder theory in scientist's death http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130522/us-experts-reject-murder-theory-scientists-death <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Two US pathologists on Wednesday supported Singapore police findings that an American scientist found hanged last year in the city-state committed suicide and was not murdered as his family claims.</p> <p>Medical examiners David Fowler of Maryland and Valerie Rao of Florida testified as independent experts a day after the family of the late researcher Shane Todd walked out of a coroner's inquest in Singapore.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130522/us-experts-reject-murder-theory-scientists-death" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Civil procedure Coroner Hanging Labor Law Pathology Shane Todd Social Issues Technology AFP Wed, 22 May 2013 05:00:32 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5843454 at http://www.globalpost.com Singapore says US scientist hanged himself http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130617/singapore-says-us-scientist-hanged-himself <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Lawyers for the Singapore government told a coroner's inquest on Monday that an American scientist found hanged in the city-state last year killed himself and was not murdered as his family claims.</p> <p>Summing up state agencies' findings on the death of electronics engineer Shane Todd in June 2012, they said "it is clear from the medical forensic evidence that the medical cause of Shane's death was asphyxia due to hanging."</p> <p>The coroner's verdict, which cannot be appealed, is scheduled to be handed down on July 8. Public hearings on the case were held from May 13-27.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130617/singapore-says-us-scientist-hanged-himself" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Civil procedure Juries Law Shane Todd Technology AFP Mon, 17 Jun 2013 11:00:55 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5858603 at http://www.globalpost.com Singapore says US scientist hanged himself http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130617/singapore-says-us-scientist-hanged-himself-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Singapore government on Monday rejected a conspiracy theory behind the death of an American scientist found hanged in the city-state last year, saying he killed himself after a bout of depression.</p> <p>Summing up its position at a coroner's inquest into electronics engineer Shane Todd's death in June 2012, a government statement said "it is clear from the medical forensic evidence that the medical cause of Shane's death was asphyxia due to hanging."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130617/singapore-says-us-scientist-hanged-himself-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Civil procedure Juries Law Shane Todd Technology AFP Mon, 17 Jun 2013 14:00:02 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5858850 at http://www.globalpost.com Singapore coroner rules US scientist committed suicide http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130708/singapore-coroner-rules-us-scientist-committed-suicide-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A Singapore state coroner ruled Monday that a US scientist found hanged in the city-state in 2012 committed suicide during a bout of depression and was not murdered as his family claims.</p> <p>The body of 31-year-old electronics engineer Shane Todd was discovered by his girlfriend in his flat in June 2012, sparking a controversy that reached the highest levels of the Singapore and US governments after his parents refused to accept suicide findings by the Singapore police.</p> <p>Todd's family say that he was murdered as part of a conspiracy involving a Chinese technology firm.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130708/singapore-coroner-rules-us-scientist-committed-suicide-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Civil procedure Juries Labor Law Shane Todd Social Issues Technology AFP Mon, 08 Jul 2013 05:03:02 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5878022 at http://www.globalpost.com Singapore coroner rules US scientist committed suicide http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130708/singapore-coroner-rules-us-scientist-committed-suicide-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A Singapore coroner ruled Monday that a US scientist found hanged in the city-state in 2012 committed suicide during a bout of depression and was not murdered as his family claimed.</p> <p>The US government, which had expressed strong interest in the case of electronics engineer Shane Todd, said the coroner's inquiry was "comprehensive, fair and transparent".</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130708/singapore-coroner-rules-us-scientist-committed-suicide-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Civil procedure Juries Labor Law Shane Todd Social Issues Technology AFP Mon, 08 Jul 2013 09:35:22 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5878146 at http://www.globalpost.com Verdict in Singapore: U.S. engineer Shane Todd killed himself http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130708/verdict-singapore-us-engineer-shane-todd-killed-himself <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Kevin Lim and John O'Callaghan</p> <p>SINGAPORE (Reuters) - American engineer Shane Todd committed suicide in Singapore last year, a coroner's inquiry in the city-state concluded on Monday, a verdict at odds with his family's belief that he was murdered because of his work.</p> <p>The case had threatened to become a diplomatic issue as Senator Max Baucus, who represents Todd's home state of Montana, had pressed for more U.S. involvement in the investigation.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130708/verdict-singapore-us-engineer-shane-todd-killed-himself" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Huawei Law of Singapore Lord family Shane Todd Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 08 Jul 2013 11:35:54 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5878203 at http://www.globalpost.com