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Asian Godfathers : Money and Power in Hong Kong and South East Asia.

Author: Joe Studwell
Publisher: London : Profile Books, 2008.
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40 or 50 families control the economies of Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines and Indonesia. Their interests range from banking to property, from shipping to sugar, from vice to gambling. 13 of the 50 richest families in the world are in South East Asia yet they are largely unknown outside confined business circles. Often this is because they control the press and television as well as everything else.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Studwell, Joe.
Asian Godfathers : Money and Power in Hong Kong and South East Asia.
London : Profile Books, ©2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joe Studwell
ISBN: 9781847651440 1847651445
OCLC Number: 697120637
Description: 1 online resource (362 pages)
Contents: Contents; Maps; Introduction; Author's note; Part I: Godfathers of yore; Part II: How to be a post-war godfather; Part III: Godfathers today: Defending the precious; Notes; Cast of characters; Selected bibliography; Appendix; Acknowledgements; Index; Cover artwork legend.

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40 or 50 families control the economies of Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines and Indonesia. Their interests range from banking to property, from shipping to sugar, from vice to  Read more...

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