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Tan Sri Anand Krishnan – One of Malaysia’s most successful businessmen
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Tan Sri Anand Krishnan – One of Malaysia’s most successful businessmen

Forbes ranks Tan Sri Ananda Krishnan, a Malaysian tycoon who made his fortune on his own, as the country's fourth richest man with a net worth of US$5.8 billion. Ananda, often known as AK, is an exceptional business leader who rose to prominence as the head of Usaha Tegas, a conglomerate with holdings in telecommunications, media, and oil services. Television network Astro, satellite service provider MEASAT, and internet service provider Maxis are just some of his well-known holdings. Ananda is a regular contributor to educational, artistic, athletic, and charitable endeavours due to his philanthropic nature. The notoriously private AK is an avid backer of educational opportunities for all. Usaha Tegas and its affiliates are well-known for contributing generously to the philanthropic o...
Queen Elizabeth II – Our Acknowledgement of an Icon
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Queen Elizabeth II – Our Acknowledgement of an Icon

In the spring of 1952, a young princess on a fabulous tour of the world with her husband demanded a much-needed break from official matters. The couple took a two-hour drive from Nairobi to the now-famous Treetops Hotel, a tranquil game-viewing lodge. There, the princess spent her days unwinding and filming exotic animals with a hand-held camera.  On the evening of February 5th, the couple retired to their treetop rooms. The shocking news of her father's death was delivered to her on the 6th of February at dawn. Things were never the same for the 25-year-old princess thereafter. According to the couple's bodyguard Jim Corbett, it was the first time a young girl climbed to the treetops as a princess and descended as a queen the following day. The world mourns the death of Queen ...
Singapore to have the highest number of millionaires by 2030
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Singapore to have the highest number of millionaires by 2030

We all know Singapore as a highly strategic business hub, the country's high connectivity has pushed the country into a very lucrative position.  Singapore's unique location at the crossroads of East and West has positioned the city-state as a major worldwide trading hub. Because of its location, it has easy access to markets in Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Myanmar. Singapore's marine port was connected to 600 other ports in 123 countries via 200 shipping lines as early as 2011, while Changi Airport was listed among Asia's top five for air cargo, with over 6,100 weekly flights connecting to 210 destinations in 60 countries. According to the analysis, nearly 13% of Singapore's adult population will be worth $1 million or more in eight year...