Wealth

SPOTLIGHT: MELVYN PUN

Bracing for competition

Yoma Strategic Holdings CEO Melvyn Pun’s sights are on the next couple of years when he expects an influx of foreign investors in Myanmar

CORRUPTION in Myanmar is widely described as "endemic'', and experts trace its roots to the decades of military rule.

CORRUPTION in Myanmar is widely described as "endemic'', and experts trace its roots to the decades of military rule.

Having built a successful career at Goldman Sachs, Melvyn Pun, chief executive of Yoma Strategic Holdings, faced a dilemma that many other second or third generation scions of wealth owners grapple with.

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ULTRA WEALTH

A group of British expats in Hong Kong came together to create a sustainable collective of villas in Koh Samui

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