Dr Jim Walker’s thoughts, & observations from Penang…

I recently attended a forum organised by the Singapore Exchange (SGX) and SmartKarma, where an interesting guest speaker was invited for a keynote address. Dr Jim Walker of Asianomics, a witty Scottish economist based in Hong Kong who speaks with a semi-thick Scot accent, delivered an insightful presentation regarding the future prospects of Southeast Asian … Continue reading Dr Jim Walker’s thoughts, & observations from Penang…

Robert Kuok – lessons from a business magnate

Wilmar International. Shangri-La Hotels. Kerry Group. PACC Offshore Services... These are just some famous┬ácompanies under his business empire. Billionaire Robert Kuok is an internationally well-known business figure, and his presence is almost everywhere, whether its helping Coca Cola to distribute their beverages in China or delivering edible oil and refined sugar to┬ávarious countries throughout Southeast … Continue reading Robert Kuok – lessons from a business magnate