Singapore– CNBC announced five distinguished winners of the 14th Asia Business Leaders Awards (ABLA), held at Bangkok. Business leaders from Japan and Malaysia shared top honours by taking home a total of four awards. This year, over 200 business leaders and guests from Asia Pacific attended the ceremony.

Businesses that CNBC had awarded with ABLA includes Fast Retailing Co., Ltd. (Japan), Hitachi (Japan), IHH Healthcare (Malaysia), Malayan Banking (Malaysia), JG Summit Holdings (Philippines) and Krung Thai Bank (Thailand).