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How Southeast Asia influenced China through business titans Tan Kah Kee and Robert Kuok

Southeast Asia and China are geographically close, yet in the last century only a handful of those who made their mark in the region have been able to influence the inner workings of their giant northern neighbour. These include business titans Tan Kah Kee and Robert Kuok, plague…

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Perasmian Global Halal Summit (GHaS) 2023

The power of ideas

I am delighted to return to my alma mater Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), University of Malaya, to attend a book launch by the Sultan of Perak, Tuanku Sultan Nazrin Shah. When I was planning to do a master’s degree, Professor Rajah Rasiah suggested that I do…

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