Connie Tan Hui Ann is a CNBC producer, covering special projects, overseas assignments, conferences and summits. Prior to joining CNBC, she worked in several TV news networks in Malaysia and Singapore, and briefly as a media relations specialist in Jakarta, Indonesia. She holds an M.A. in mass communications (Journalism) from Goldsmiths College, University of London.
Tran Qui Thanh used his fierce survival instinct to build a firm that's attracted interest from the likes of Coca-Cola and Pepsi.
Sri Lankan hoteliers are keen for tourists to discover the country's unexplored territories, where investment had been stymied by civil war.
Sri Lanka would have been the world's top tourist destination, if not for the decades lost to the country's civil war, says investor Roman Scott.
Lahiru Pathmalal threw in his economics major to study politics and psychology, infuriating his father.
The freedom to fly is one thing that attracted the world's biggest drone-maker to the Hong Kong Science Park.
As Singapore celebrates its 50th year of independence, questions are percolating about its future.