Geoff Hiscock profiles Asia’s top 100 billionaires in this fascinating overview of the region’s economic landscape. The first half of the book examines the Asian economy, setting the stage for the later depictions of the Asian rich and famous. Hiscook’s in-depth reporting shines, as does his conversational style. getAbstract.com recommends this book to all readers with an interest in the global economy.
In this summary, you will learn
- How relationships and familial ties influence Asian business;
- How Asian economies have responded form the downturn of the 1990s, and which countries have rebounded, and
- The identities and biographies of Asia’s richest people.
About the Author
Geoff Hiscock is the International Editor of Australia’s national daily newspaper, The Australian. Based in Sydney, he travels extensively through Asia. During a 30-year media career, he has lived and worked in Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Bangkok.