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Robert Kuok a family friend, why should I attack him, Najib...

The BN adviser clarifies his view on the tycoon.

Money, money, money: the tycoon factor in India’s election

Contesting polls is getting costlier in India and analysts say parties are becoming more reliant on donations from anonymous businessmen, leading to a lack of transparency and worrying conflicts of interest.

97-year-old tycoon’s kids race to revive his casino empire

The concentration of power in a single branch of tycoon Stanley Ho's family could boost business as they seek permission to keep operating in Macau’s US$38 billion a year gaming industry.

UK approves tycoon Mallya’s extradition to India

The order follows a London court's ruling in December that Mallya, who moved to Britain in March 2016, be extradited to India to face fraud charges.

Indonesian tycoon known for Asia’s biggest default dies at 98

A managing director at Sinar Mas group says Widjaja, 98, died at a hospital in Jakarta on Saturday.

Lawyer files MACC reports against tycoon, Perak MP

Khairul Azam Abdul Aziz says the anti-graft agency must investigate a property tycoon's 'confession' that he had given millions of ringgit to Pakatan Harapan leaders.

Saudi Arabia to auction detained tycoon’s real estate assets

The first auction of undeveloped and commercial land plots, a farm, and income-generating residential buildings in Eastern Province's Khobar and Dammam will take place in late October.

Australia tycoon Packer quits family firm, citing health

Australian tycoon James Packer has quit his family firm Consolidated Press Holdings as he recovers from mental health issues.

Hong Kong’s Victor Li pays USD1.3 billion for London office tower

Property company British Land and a Singaporean wealth fund GIC said in a statement that they had sold 5 Broadgate to a subsidiary of Victor Li's CK Asset Holdings.

Russia Has a New Richest Man After Steel Tycoon Beats Rival

The metals magnate slipped past rival Alexey Mordashov Monday as shares of Lisin’s Novolipetsk Steel PJSC climbed 3.5%, pushing his fortune to $20.19 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

Reject ugly politics, urges tycoon Lee Kim Yew

He says when democracy becomes sick people need to look at the Federal Constitution and the Rukun Negara to move forward.

Tycoon Quek Leng Chan quits as chairman of Guocoland Malaysia

Two others also step down as part of Guocoland (Malaysia) Bhd's board rationalisation.

Chinese tycoon flips 007 casino for all-in bet on Korean island

Yang Zhihui's company had signed a deal to buy out its partner, Genting Singapore PLC, in the US$2.4 billion project on South Korea’s Jeju island, a holiday haven for honeymooners about the size of Maui and an hour’s flight from Seoul.

Thai tycoon gets death threats with challenge to ruling elites

The 39-year-old executive wants to do away with military rule once and for all, give regional governments more control over money, break up entrenched oligopolies and prevent laws on royal insults from being used as political tools.

Billionaire Quek buys Singapore condo site for S$980 million

The transaction marks the biggest purchase of a residential site for redevelopment in more than a decade.

Egypt drops case against Mubarak-era steel tycoon

Ahmed Ezz's travel ban was lifted, and his 37-year prison sentence was removed.

It’s secret, says Nazri on reported cabinet squabble over Robert Kuok...

Tourism and culture minister says whatever transpires at cabinet meetings is confidential.

‘Uncle Robert’ a true patriot, says son of late Tun Ismail

Tawfik Ismail says critics of the billionaire tycoon have either forgotten or are ignorant about his contributions to Malaysia.

Why shouldn’t the opposition get funding too?

Whether there is any truth to claims that Robert Kuok is funding DAP is irrelevant as businesses funding political parties is nothing new.

Singapore orders removal of fugitive Vietnamese tycoon

This after Vietnamese authorities informed Singapore that the businessman entered the country with a 'fake' passport.

Ex-Miss Malaysia gets divorce from tycoon in battle over billions

Court grants end to Miss Malaysia 1969 Pauline Chai’s marriage to Laura Ashley boss Khoo Kay Peng but settlement amount to be decided later, says report.

Tycoon Khoo Kay Peng to proceed with divorce in M’sia

This follows Federal Court ruling on whether divorce should be settled in the UK or Malaysia.