Building up Penang
Lim Guan Eng, the chief minister of Penang, talks about the changing business environment in the Malaysian state that is probably best known for its history, and how he first got involved in politics.
Focus Interview. Similar Videos
SM Investments ready to benefit from infrastructure plan
Frederic DyBuncio, the president of the Philippine retail and real estate conglomerate SM Investments, says President Rodrigo Duterte's massive infrastructure plans will benefit SM, but SM won't be entering the infrastructure sector just yet.
Spring Airlines aims for the middle
Wang Yu, the head of the Chinese budget carrier Spring Air, talks about the changing travel landscape in China, as a growing middle class looks to explore the world, and Wang wants his company to be the airline of choice for them.
Thai Union keeps growth in check
The president of Thai Union Group, the world's largest producer of canned tuna, discusses how his company is handling the strengthening baht, talk of acquisitions and the impact of Thailand's migrant-labor law on the fishing industry.
Disruption can be refreshing, says Ratan Tata
Former Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata opened the 19th Nikkei Global Management Forum with a talk in which he praises the innovations that disruptions to industries can have, if leaders are ready.
Suu Kyi addresses Rohingya crisis
Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi talks about the refugee situation unfolding on the country’s border with Bangladesh and how her government is working to accommodate the hundreds of thousands that have been displaced.
Coal and the future of Indonesian energy
Garibaldi Thohir, the head of Indonesia's Adaro Energy, talks about the need to look at coal as an efficient energy source, for the time being, while still keeping renewables in mind.