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At age 17, Boonsithi Chokwatana’s father married his mother, who was two years older.
Boonsithi Chokwatana

An overseas Chinese family takes root in Bangkok: Saha Group chairman's story (2)

The origin of the Group traces back to a corner on Samphen Road

Boonsithi Chokwatana | Thailand

Boonsithi Chokwatana is chairman of Saha Group, Thailand's leading consumer products conglomerate. This is part 2 of a 30-part series.

The Chokwatana family's history in Thailand began when my grandfather, Li Fook Ho, the eldest son of a farmer in China's Guangdong Province, moved to Bangkok with his family around 1900. He was one of many overseas Chinese who scattered throughout Asia to escape poverty.

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