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Investing strategy

Why Asian family businesses continue to dominate markets

SINGAPORE (Sept 12): The financial performance of Asia’s family-owned businesses is far superior to their peers in terms of growth and profitability, finds a recent report published by the Credit S

Management & Corporate Governance

Jack Ma to step down as Alibaba's chairman in 2019; announces CEO Daniel Zhang as successor

SINGAPORE (Sept 10): Jack Ma today announced his plans to step down as the Chinese e-commerce giant’s board chairman, one year from today on Sept 10, 2019.

Crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman

Saudi King names new crown prince, upending succession

(June 21): Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Wednesday appointed his 31-year-old son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince, placing him firmly as first-in-line to the throne

Money, not legacy, makes Singapore’s family businesses go round

SINGAPORE (March 29): A growing number of Singapore’s homegrown enterprises are becoming increasingly practical such that the traditional family business model may be going extinct, suggests new re

This is what’s holding Singapore family businesses back from growth

SINGAPORE (Nov 2): The growth outlook for Singapore’s family businesses is looking grimmer than ever.

PM Lee completes address after illness forced halt

SINGAPORE (Aug 22): Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong returned from a one-hour break forced by illness to finish a nationally-televised speech on Sunday evening, apologising for giving the

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