To this power couple, Christmas is a time for family and friends

To Benjamin Yong (first from left) and Elizabeth Lee Yong (first from right) and their kids Blake and Baylee (second and third from left), Christmas is a time when people really get together and connect, more than any other time of the year. photos: YAP CHEE HONG/The Star

A Christmas tree decorated with red and gold baubles, a variety of ornaments and fairy lights towers over the cosy sitting room of Benjamin Yong and Elizabeth Lee Yong’s apartment in Kuala Lumpur.

In the dining area, the founder of the Big Group meticulously dresses the table, while his wife, the co-founder of jewellery brand Bowerhaus, puts on some Christmas tunes on the self-playing grand piano.

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