SINGAPORE (Jan 15): Phua Chian Kin, CEO of TEE International, credits US casino magnate Sheldon Adelson for inspiring him to widen his company’s recurring income base. Phua met the chairman of Las Vegas Sands a decade ago, when TEE International was in the midst of constructing parts of Marina Bay Sands. The way Phua tells it, Adelson said to him: “CK! Thanks for helping me finish this project. Now, with all the people coming to tarik the jackpots, I can sleep better at night!”

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