BUSINESSWOMEN of Asian descent are more in prominence compared to their counterparts elsewhere, as illustrated by the Financial Times "Top 50 Women in World Business" ranking.
Sixteen women on this list are of Asian descent with five of them featuring prominently in the top 10.
The only other Asian country represented on the list was Singapore, with three of its local-based businesswomen making it to the prestigious top 50.
These distinguished businesswomen are SingTel group CEO Chua Sock Koong, at No 23, Temasek Holdings CEO Ho Ching, in 25th position and Malaysian-born Olivia Lum, group CEO and president of Hyflux, 44th on the list.
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