Rise of the regionals

Regional banks are attracting the larger share of Asia's ever-growing private banking customers. Devanshi Bhatnagar finds out why.

Rise of the regionals

Western branded firms are pairing with mainland companies to create products combining global excellence with a Chinese flavour. Shirley Lau looks at the hybrid business model.

Excess for success

Stephen Hung sees the future of consumption, designing his new Macau hotel with ultra-rich mainlanders - and their opulent tastes - in mind, writes Nick Edwards.

Bold plated

Vanity plates can convey names, lucky numbers, cryptic love messages or huge egos. Tiffany Ap finds out how to get one.

Bold plated

A club membership can prove useful but it comes at a cost - and a wait, writes Kate Whitehead.

Home truths

Drawing on his privileged childhood memories, author Kevin Kwan dramatises the crazy lifestyles of rich Asians in his new book, writes Tiffany Ap.

Home truths

Renowned for targeting fraudulent companies in corporate China, Carson Block is about to swap being chased by triads for the patter of a different type of feet, at least for a while, writes Alex...

Home truths

Private banks generate huge revenue from ultra-high-net-worth clients. Devanshi Bhatnagar finds out to what lengths the banks will go to keep these accounts on their books.

Home truths

Renowned for his philanthropic endeavours, Ronnie Chan also understands the power of 'no', including when it comes to his children, writes Kate Whitehead.

Money no object

CHINA ENVIRONMENT

 

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