Some scientists believe that iron fertilization and a corresponding drop in CO2 is one reason why ice ages become icy and remain so. The billionaire father-of-seven would continue to invite the journalist to share meals even after the article was published.
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Yet, one also gets a seat on the roller-coaster that is Robert Kuok's business life, and accompanies him as he navigates his way through multiple waters and obstacles, with and against multiple friends, accomplices and foes, in multiple fields, cities, countries and industries, using all the creativeness, resourcefulness and determination at his fingertips and in the fiber of his soul, to build the Kuok Group to what it was today.
We could only glean little nuggets and titbits from rumours or second-hand stories. Mr Kuok's plea to future prime minister Hussein Onn into dismantle Malaysia's affirmative action policy.
This is the only official memoir of Robert Kuok, the man who is known as the "Sugar King". Undoubtedly, Mr Kuok, despite some generalisations in his book, paid special care to personal relationships, both with powermongers and others he came into contact with.
Kuok officially retired from the Kerry Group on 1 April When the news suddenly came out that Robert Kuok was going to be publishing his memoir, there was a flurry of phone-calls in my household. Mr Kuok said he had to continue fighting against favouritism in business by the same two economic powers - Britain and Japan - after Malaya gained independence in The sales resulted in a one-off gain for the company.
Inhis Kerry Group acquired a InKuok combined his plantations, edible oil and grains businesses with Wilmar International, hence making it the world's biggest palm-oil processor. Print Edition Subscribe Topics: This book is, in my heartfelt opinion and thoughts, a bona fide, easy, obvious five stars.
Memoirs of Robert Kuok sell out'. Many of us from all ages and walks of life would have loved to be given the opportunity to know the man and his times better. A Memoir has sold out across the region, but 15, more will be available by Dec They know of his industries - sugar, cooking oil, flour, rice.
He was killed five years after the war began in He currently resides in Kuala Lumpur. What does it mean to be a "scientist" in a modern society of those who seek perpetual expansion on a finite world with finite resources? Here's a look at other extracts from the book. But more importantly, it is actually a testament to the many things I have learned and gleaned from it - I was extremely slow in finishing the book because I often paused from page to page, from chapter to chapter, to ponder all the things he was saying, all the life events he went through, all the challenges that he had faced and overcome.
The algae draw the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide from the air to help build their bodies, so fertilization on a large scale could, theoretically, reduce atmospheric CO2.The notoriously media-shy Robert Kuok, 94, has opened up in a page memoir that details his rise from a broken family in Johor Baru.
Scribd is the world's largest social reading and publishing site. KUALA LUMPUR: Following news on the work suspension of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project and the two projects under Suria Strategic Energy Resources Sdn Bhd (SSER), Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) member Tun Daim Zainuddin is said to be going to China ahead of Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng’s visit slated for later this month, according to a source familiar with the matter.
Robert Kuok is the richest man in Malaysia. He owns Kuok Group, which has interest in hotels, real estate and commodities. He founded internationally renowned Shangri-la Hotels in Singapore in Scribd is the world's largest social reading and publishing site.
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