Flannery, Russell
September 2006
Forbes Asia;9/18/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 15, p58
The article profiles Eric Oie of the Widjaja family. The Asian financial crisis has affected the Widjaja family. Today, Eric Oei is now playing a role in diversifying its businesses and boosting its public profile. Oei is helping the family turn its sights back to China. Running Hong Kong Construction, which he took control of in 2004, Oei is pumping money into signature projects on the mainland. China's rapid growth is the obvious attraction.


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