Managing Asia


  • Linc Energy CEO: Singapore listing was strategic Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 6:45 PM ET
    Workers working on an oil and gas processing deck.

    The CEO of Australian oil and gas producer Linc Energy said the firm does not regret switching its share market listing from Sydney to Singapore.

  • The man behind Linc Energy's comeback     Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 1:00 AM ET

    Peter Bond, CEO of Linc Energy, explains why he took over the resources firm when it was on the verge of bankruptcy. He also tells CNBC the reason behind the switch in market listing from Sydney to Singapore.

  • Filipino billionaire: Not worried about slowdown Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 9:58 PM ET
    Teresita Sy-Coson, vice chairwoman of SM Investments Corp..

    Despite expectations for weaker growth in the Philippines this year, Teresita Sy-Coson, one of the country's most powerful women, isn't daunted by the prospects of an economic slowdown.

  • Meet one of Philippines' most powerful women     Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 1:00 AM ET

    Teresita Sy-Coson, Vice-Chairperson, SM Investments Corporation, recalls how she learned the ropes of her family business, which is one of Philippines' most well-known conglomerate.

  • Smallest Disneyland has big comeback plans Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 6:33 PM ET

    After years of disappointing results, Hong Kong Disneyland saw its first profit in 2012 and the key to its financial turnaround is expansion.

  • Hong Kong Disneyland's turnaround strategy     Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 2:00 AM ET

    Andrew Kam, managing director of Hong Kong Disneyland, discusses how the Disney theme park overcome a global financial crisis and a swine flu outbreak in its early days.

  • Kate Middleton put this Singapore retailer on the map Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 7:00 PM ET
    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge greets members of the public in Singapore as part of the Diamond Jubilee tour in 2012.

    Fashion label Raoul's plans to go global got a royal boost when Britain's Kate Middleton donned its pieces during her visit to Singapore in 2012.

  • Douglas Benjamin, Co-founder of Raoul and COO of FJ Benjamin Group, tells CNBC how the Singapore fashion label plans to make further inroads into international markets.

  • Singapore zoo CEO takes a leap into the wild Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 6:27 PM ET
    People visit the white rhinoceros enclosure at the Singapore Zoo.

    Two years after leaving the food and beverage industry, Singaporean Lee Meng Tat is now living a wild life – quite literally.

  • Here's why running a zoo is no easy feat     Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 8:54 PM ET

    Lee Meng Tat, CEO of Wildlife Reserves Singapore, describes the challenges he faced while running one of Asia's top wildlife parks.

  • Bet on China? This luxury retailer says no hurry Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 6:40 PM ET
    Patek Philippe products are displayed at a watch and jewellery fair in Basel, Switzerland.

    While global luxury brands are stepping up the battle for Asia's shoppers, Swiss watch manufacturer Patek Philippe prefers to keep things slow.

  • Patek Philippe: Expanding slowly in China     Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 8:54 PM ET

    CNBC's Christine Tan speaks to the father and son team behind Swiss watchmaker Patek Philippe on why it's taking its time to expand in China.

  • Macau's casino tycoon: I don't gamble Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 6:57 PM ET
    Lui Che-woo, chairman of Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd.

    Lui Che Woo, founder and chairman of Galaxy Entertainment, runs six casinos in Macau but he told CNBC that gambling isn’t really his cup of tea.

  • Galaxy Group: China slowdown won't hurt us     Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 8:52 PM ET

    Lui Che Woo, Founder and Chairman of Galaxy Entertainment Group, tells CNBC why he's optimistic that his gaming business will reap better profits this year despite a slowdown in China.

  • Royal Group unfazed by competition in Singapore Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 9:40 PM ET

    Royal Group Holdings, a Singapore property group, isn't worried about competition even as the supply of hotel rooms continues to expand.

  • Royal Group: Split was all about succession     Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 8:53 PM ET

    Asok Kumar Hiranandani, Chairman of Royal Group Holdings, says the carving up of its family business in 2011 was necessary for its succession and future expansion plans.

  • We have underinvested: Sina CEO Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 8:42 PM ET
    China's Weibo CEO Charles Chao.

    Popular micro-blogging site Weibo is thriving but the CEO of parent firm Sina Corporation told CNBC he neglected investment in its core portal.

  • Sina CEO: Focusing on user growth     Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 8:53 PM ET

    Charles Chao, Chairman and CEO of SINA, describes what his priorities are for this year.

  • How this banker became a media magnate     Friday, 23 May 2014 | 2:30 AM ET

    Hary Tanoesoedibjo, CEO of Indonesia's MNC Group, discusses how he made the switch from investment banking to establish one of the country's top media conglomerates.

  • The television is far from dead: Media mogul Thursday, 8 May 2014 | 11:48 PM ET

    The rise of mobile on-demand content consumption has led to predictions of the death of television but media mogul Haim Saban couldn't disagree more.

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