By now, it is clear that the global coronavirus pandemic and the government-mandated lockdowns that have resulted have had an unprecedented impact on the global economy. But perhaps what has not been sufficiently illuminated to date is just how critical the situation has become for those groups most at risk from this downturn.
Interview with Honn Sorachna, Chief Executive Officer, and Jennifer Lee Cheau Lin, Chief Digital and Technology Officer, Prince Bank
Most financial institutions need years to find their footing, but Cambodia’s five-year-old Prince Bank hit the road running. True to its mission to help “customers succeed through professional financial services”, it offers a variety of products and services to a growing number of satisfied customers. CEO Honn Sorachna and Chief Digital and Technology Officer Jennifer Lee Cheau Lin describe its progress in becoming the bank of choice for its customers.
When stress and tension overwhelm us, it’s natural to seek an escape hatch. In this month’s travel feature, we take you on a tour of wellness retreats around the globe that unapologetically combine luxury accommodations with the most effective techniques of this world to soothe the inner self. Travelling from the Swiss Alps to private Cambodian islands, this jaunt covers the cream of the crop of self-indulgent spa sanctuaries.
Interview with Mr. Domenic Fuda, Group Managing Director & CEO and Mr. Charles Sik, Managing Director, Personal Financial Services, Hong Leong Bank
Malaysia is amongst Southeast Asia’s most prosperous nations, with consistently high economic growth. It is also amongst the region’s most progressive; one of its top five banks, Hong Leong Bank, is leading the widespread adoption of digital solutions in finance. We were pleased to be joined by two of HLB’s senior executives, Domenic Fuda and Charles Sik, to discuss HLB’s newest strategies toward being “digital at the core”.
Vattanac Bank, a relatively new member of Cambodia’s retail- and commercial banking sector, has been shepherded by Chan Kok Choy, its general manager and executive director, since its inception. He provides a unique perspective on why and how the bank has fared so well, especially in customer-service delivery.
Over the last five years, Cambodia has experienced strong, consistent economic growth. The country’s GDP expanded by 7 percent in 2014 and has grown by more than 6 percent every year since