Life was a slog for Kritsada Jangchaimonta, growing up in a slum for 23 years. But the 3-by-4 metre room he lived in together with seven others in Bangkok failed to discourage him from dreaming of becoming a millionaire one day.
``Most overseas customers are Thais living abroad,'' says Mr Kritsada. SOMCHAI POOMLARD
With an engineering degree from Chulalongkorn University, he started work at the Metropolitan Electricity Authority before joining a private company. Then in 1976, Mr Kritsada set up a company selling electrical appliances, before experimenting with other products ranging from shrimp feed to hydroponic vegetables.
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