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Chinese golf tycoon joins OneAsia

Chinese golf tycoon Tenniel Chu has signed up as OneAsia’s secretary-general with a remit to expand the ambitious circuit, officials said. Chu, vice chairman of the Mission Hills golf empire and son

Indian tycoon Tata faces lawmakers probing telecom scandal

NEW DELHI – Iconic Indian tycoon Ratan Tata will appear on Monday before a parliamentary panel probing a multi-billion dollar telecoms graft scandal that has badly dented the government’s credibility and alarmed investors in Asia’s third largest economy.
The questioning of one of the foremost titans of Indian industry comes two days after police made the first indictments in the case, naming a former minister, a unit of Reliance ADA group and the Indian partners of Etisalat and

Lebanese tycoon set to be next PM

BEIRUT – Billionaire businessman Najib Mikati was poised on Monday to become Lebanon’s next prime minister after winning the backing of the powerful Hezbollah, in a move denounced by outgoing premier Saad Hariri.
“It’s Mikati for sure,” influential Druze leader Walid Jumblatt, who last week became allied with Hezbollah, told AFP as consultations on appointing a new premier got underway at the presidential palace.
Jumblatt said the Shiite militant party backed by Syria and

Taseer: business tycoon, politician and writer

LAHORE – The 26th Governor of Punjab, Salmaan Taseer, who belonged to a respectable and intellectual family, started his political career from platform of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP). He was the close aide of former PM Benazir Bhutto and close relative of renowned revolutionary poet and journalist Faiz Ahmed Faiz and politician Mian Yousaf Salahuddin. He was the son of Muhammad Din Taseer, popularly known as MD Taseer, who is the first PhD degree holder in the Indian