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Taiwan Tech Firm Aspeed Rides Out The Chip Shortage Storm

19 days ago   |   Forbes

Despite a global chip shortage, Chris Lin of Taiwan-based Aspeed Technology is finding ways to keep moving forward with growth at his tech firm.
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Thai Real Estate Giant Bets Big On Tourism Rebound With $3.2 Billion Growth Plan

22 days ago   |   Forbes

Flush with cash from one of Thailand's biggest IPOs, Asset World Corp. CEO Wallapa Traisorat is building new hotels and refurbishing tourist landmarks in hopes of a...
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Bangkok Bank's Landmark Deal Opens Path To Southeast Asian Expansion

24 days ago   |   Forbes

With the successful takeover of Indonesia's Bank Permata, the third-generation president of Bangkok Bank Chartsiri Sophonpanich has set the stage to dramatically expand the...
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Thai Billionaire's Bold Call To Seek Full Acquisition Of Leading Telecom Operator

24 days ago   |   Forbes

Thai energy tycoon Sarath Ratanavadi doubled down on telecoms with a $17 billion bid to take control of SET-listed Intouch Holdings and its wireless firm AIS.
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EV Boom Drives Electronics Magnate Back Onto Thailand Rich List

24 days ago   |   Forbes

A rebound in global car sales propelled Bancha Ongkosit, chairman of KCE Electronics, which produces printed circuit boards for the automotive sector, back in the ranks after a...
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Rising Orders For Medical Gloves Earns Rubber Tycoons A Debut Spot Among Thailand's Richest

24 days ago   |   Forbes

As the pandemic shredded tire sales, Thai rubber producer Sri Trang Group switched gears to make more medical gloves. The timely move landed cofounders Somwang and Viyavood...
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Australian Property Tycoon Lang Walker Bullish About Future, With New Projects In The Pipeline

1 month ago   |   Forbes

Property tycoon Lang Walker hasn't let the pandemic slow him down. The Australian billionaire has shrewdly used the downturn to grow his Sydney-based Walker Corp.'s pipeline of...
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Malaysia's 50 Richest 2021: Collective Wealth Of The Nation's Richest Rebounds

1 month ago   |   Forbes

The country's wealthiest people were well ahead of the economic recovery curve. After two years of decline, in 2019 and 2020, their combined wealth rose 14% to nearly $90 billion.
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Malaysia's Rubber Glove Tycoons Ride Skyrocketing Demand For Protective Gear

1 month ago   |   Forbes

Prices of rubber gloves tripled this year due to the pandemic, and that helped to boost the fortunes of five founders of Malaysia's glove companies.
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Former HP Engineers Team Up To Find Defects In High-Tech Gear

1 month ago   |   Forbes

ViTrox, a maker of high-precision machine inspection systems based in Penang, has been experiencing robust demand from various sectors, especially in 5G, EV, computing and AI.
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FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

A bicyclist is dead after being hit from behind by a car in Oviedo Saturday morning. Read more ...

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

The Huntingburg Police Department is investigating the disappearance of Raymond Underwood, an 82-year-old white male, 5 feet 11 inches tall, 185 pounds, gray hair with brown... Read more ...

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

Anyone with information about Leo Alan Ray's locations should call police. Read more ...

What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

Stay hydrated and stay in cool areas. Read more ...

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

"Dynasty" actress Catherine Oxenberg reveals how she wrested her daughter India away from the clutches of Keith Raniere's sex slave group NXIVM. Read more ...

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

A GOP report issued found that at least 20 percent of the $10 billion received by the Pentagon for border wall construction has been spent on guarding construction sides and... Read more ...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv recall race

Larry Elder polled at 16 percent while Caitlyn Jenner has 4 percent of backers. While Gov. Gavin Newsom still has 48 percent of support, 43 percent of people polled said they'd... Read more ...

At march for slain National Guard member, family cries out for justice

The family of slain 19-year-old Chrys Carvajal took to the streets Saturday, chanting and asking the community to come forward with tips on who fatally shot the National Guard... Read more ...

No bail for man accused of killing witness in a murder case

A West Humboldt Park man accused of killing a witness set to testify in a murder case was denied bail during a hearing broadcast on You Tube /on/ Saturday. Read more ...

Baltimore firefighter undergoes surgery after falling through floor, union says

The cause of the Penn North fire is under investigation, the fire department said. Read more ...