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Bambang Brodjonegoro, finance minister of Indonesia, says Lee Kuan Yew's emphasis on governance is an example for other Southeast Asian countries like Indonesia, which is trying to balance growth and governance.
Sri Mulyani Indrawati, managing director of the World Bank, says the need for infrastructure development in Asia is "very big" and institutions like the Asian Development Bank won't be able to able to fill the gap alone.
Frank Lavin, U.S. ambassador to Singapore from 2001-2005, discusses the leadership style of Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew and outlines his most important legacy.
Peter Lunzer, CEO & CIO at Lunzer Wine Investments, likes the Bordeaux wine as an investment choice because it remains as the perfect and traditional way to honor guests.
Neil McDonald, restructuring partner at Kirkland & Ellis, says Kaisa's restructuring plan is "unfair" to the bondholders that the law firm is representing.
John Frisbie, president of the US-China Business Council, says US-China ties are still riding on the momentum of U.S. President Obama's visit to China last November.
CNBC will be speaking to key decision makers and big thinkers at the weeklong Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference next week. Be sure to tune in!
Lee Yuan Siong, senior vice president and executive director at Ping An Insurance, says China's non-performing loan (NPL) ratio is "very low" compared to the rest of world.
Walt Mossberg, co-executive editor of Re/code, says the sale of PlayStation 4 videogame consoles is an opportunity for Sony.
Ron Napier. head of Napier Investment Advisors, says Saudi Arabia seems intent on keeping oil prices below $75 a barrel over the coming years as it tries to keep U.S. shale producers out of the market.
Ron Napier, head of Napier Investment Advisors, discusses news that China will lend Venezuela around $10 billion in coming months and discusses how the country is coping with the persisting slowdown.
Guy Bradley, chief executive of Swire Properties, discusses the 12.7 percent rise in 2014's underlying profit and explains why he is pleased with the rising income from China.
Hopes that the new Galaxy S6 devices can fuel an earnings recovery have boosted the shares of Kospi-listed Samsung Electronics. SBS CNBC's June Yoon has more.
Daniel So, strategist at CMB International Securities, says there are quarterly revenue improvements in the online gaming space, which remains Tencent's "bread and butter."
David Roche, global strategist at Independent Strategy, says Japan will see a 0.8-0.9 percent rise in wages this year.
David Roche, global strategist at Independent Strategy, expects the Fed to raise rates in September and discusses the rally on Wall Street following Wednesday's policy statement.
Bill English, deputy prime minister & finance minister of New Zealand, says the country wants "sustained, moderate growth" of 3 percent over the next 2-3 years, but warns of risks from China and Australia.
Peter Saleh, director and senior research analyst at Telsey Advisory Group, says plans to start delivery services in Seattle and New York may have immediate impact on Starbucks in the near term.
Eric Syz, founder of SYZ Group, says the Fed's back-pedaling on when it plans to raise interest rates means that the economy is much weaker than people anticipated.
Larry Haverty, portfolio Manager at Gabelli Funds and Jim O'Donnell, chief investment dfficer of Forward Management, discuss the movements of Alibaba's stock as the lock-up period ends.
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