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Cablegate: Results of Blue Lantern Check On Application

VZCZCXYZ0000
RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHGP #1610 2420956
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 300956Z AUG 07
FM AMEMBASSY SINGAPORE
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 3895
INFO RUEHKL/AMEMBASSY KUALA LUMPUR 4634
RUCPDOC/DEPT OF COMMERCE WASHDC
RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHDC
RUEPINS/HQ BICE INTEL WASHINGTON DC

UNCLAS SINGAPORE 001610

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

STATE FOR PM/DTTC BLUE LANTERN COORDINATOR
KUALA LUMPUR FOR FINKBEINER

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ETTC ETRD ECON KOMC SN
SUBJECT: RESULTS OF BLUE LANTERN CHECK ON APPLICATION
05-50058278

REF: STATE 115096

1. Post contacted MEDs Technologies to verify the bona fides
of the transaction listed reftel.

2. MEDs Technologies is a limited exempt private company
that has been operating in Singapore since October 31, 1996.
Singapore's online business directory, Biznet, lists the
company's principal officer as:

Name: Sim Liew Lan
Nationality: Singaporean
ID: S1418386H
Address: 26 Loyang Rise, Singapore

Name: Chia Soon Keong
Nationality: Singaporean
ID: S1442072Z
Address: 370D Alexandra Road, #03-08, Singapore

Name: Chan Kien Teck
Nationality: Singapore Permanent Resident
ID: S6873785D
Address: 650 Woodlands Ring Road, #08-418, Singapore

3. DHS/ICE databases revealed no negative information about
MEDs Technologies.

4. We spoke with a MEDs representative via telephone on
August 30. He confirmed the transaction but said his
company's office in Kuala Lumpur had handled the details of
the sale. The representative could not provide any
additional information regarding the end-user or end-use
beyond what was provided in the license application. MEDs
Technologies did not often deal with the Malaysian company,
May Electro Systems, he said.

Visit Embassy Singapore's Classified website:
http://www.state.sgov.gov/p/eap/singapore/ind ex.cfm
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