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  • Kerry Logistics Jumps 11% on Hong Kong Trading Debut

    Kerry Logistics Network Ltd., a unit of billionaire Robert Kuok’s Kerry Properties Ltd., jumped as much as 10.8 percent in its Hong Kong trading debut today.

  • Billionaire Kuok Says His Empire Can Last ’Generations’

    When billionaire Robert Kuok introduced a luxury hotel brand in 1971, he named it Shangri-La, after the fictional utopia in which inhabitants enjoy unheard-of longevity.

  • Shuanghui Said to Hire Six Banks for $6 Billion H.K. IPO

    Shuanghui International Holdings Ltd., the Chinese company that bought the world’s biggest pork supplier this year, plans to seek as much as $6 billion in an initial public offering in Hong Kong, said two people with knowledge of the matter.

  • The World’s 200 Richest People

    Bloomberg Markets’ inaugural list of the world’s richest people showcases the billionaires who pull the levers on the global economy. Their net worth totals $2.7 trillion, about the size of the gross domestic product of France, the fifth-biggest economy on the planet.

  • UN Forced Out of Billionaire Kuok’s Yangon Hotel: Southeast Asia

    The United Nations is being forced out of billionaire Robert Kuok’s Traders Hotel in Yangon next month amid a tourism boom in Myanmar after housing various offices in five floors of the property since 2007.

  • Sacks of Cash in Myanmar Hard to Rout for MasterCard, Visa

    A year ago, Myanmar had no automated teller machines and not a single hotel or restaurant able to swipe the credit cards proffered by throngs of foreigners arriving in the newly opened country, who instead had to bring crisp U.S. dollars to pay for everything in cash.

  • Shangri-La to Refurbish Yangon Property as Hotel Demand Surges

    Shangri-La Asia Ltd., the hospitality group owned by billionaire Robert Kuok, said it plans to refurbish its Traders Hotel in Myanmar, where United Nations offices occupy five floors.

  • Formula One Joins Legoland in Plan to Remake Malaysia’s South

    Robert Pick, the former deputy head of the U.K.’s Marlborough College, recalls the day in 2009 when he stood atop a hill at the southern tip of Malaysia and scanned an endless sea of green palm oil trees. He strained to see the spot among the massive plantations where the private boarding school would build its first overseas branch three years later, Bloomberg Markets magazine will report in its September issue.

  • South Americans Face Upheaval in Deadly Water Battles

    People streamed into the central square in Celendin, a small city in the Peruvian Andes, the morning of July 3, 2012. They were protesting the government’s support for Newmont Mining Corp.’s plan to take control of four lakes to make way for a new gold and copper mine. By midday, there were 3,000.

  • SCMP Plunges as Acquisition Talks Dash Buyout Hopes

    SCMP Group Ltd., the newspaper company that surged yesterday on buyout speculation, plunged the most in more than a year after saying it was in talks to make an acquisition itself.

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