Asia's Wealth

To fathom the magnitude of the changes sweeping East Asia, drop by the antique-filled suite Nanoo G. Pamnani occupies on the 24th floor of a Singapore skyscraper. In the late 1960s, Pamnani began his career with Citibank in a region rocked by turmoil. War raged across Indochina. Destitute China was paralyzed by the mass terror of the Cultural Revolution. Malaysia and Indonesia were torn by ethnic bloodshed.

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