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  1. For clove and money: the biggest names in the cigarette market

    Posted Sep 25th 2008, 12:00am by Fabio Scarpello

    ... hand-rolled cigarettes. In 1932, the family changed its name to Sampoerna, along with that of the firm. Forbes magazine listed the Sampoerna family as the sixth-richest in Indonesia in its 2007 list, ... is controlled by Rachman Halim, who took over when his father, ethnic-Chinese tycoon Surya Wonowidjojo, died in 1985. Mr Rachman and his family came in at eighth on the Forbes list, with a net worth ...

  2. Stanley Ho drops out of rich list as wife debuts

    Posted Mar 11th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough Macau gaming magnate Stanley Ho Hung-sun no longer ranks among the world's billionaires, having been removed from the latest Forbes global rich list in favour of his fourth ... His no-show on the Forbes list coincided with the debut appearance of Leong, ranked by the magazine as the world's 1,057th richest person with a net worth of US$1.1 billion ...

  3. Li Ka-Shing donates US$40m to top US university

    Posted Jun 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the same year, Forbes listed his personal wealth at US$11.3 billion, putting him ahead of Rupert Murdoch. In 2004, Forbes ranked him as 19th richest man in the world at US$12.4 billion. Despite his ...

  4. US hedge fund Stark Investments locks horns with tycoon brothers

    Posted Sep 07th 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Holding and a member of the Forbes Chinese Rich List. Also mentioned in court papers filed in Singapore, Hong Kong and on the mainland is Sun's brother, Sun Jiangrong, who has been restricted ... headquartered in Fujian province whose market capitalisation is HK$7 billion. Sun Shaofeng is ranked No 272 on Forbes' 2008 list of the 400 richest Chinese, with an estimated net worth of US$240 ...

  5. Stanley Ho ridicules reports of a decline in his fortune

    Posted Feb 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... kidnappers need no longer consider him a target. According to the Forbes Asia rich list released last week, Mr Ho dropped from being the fifth richest person in Asia in 2007 to 19th. The magazine ... 'Those who want to kidnap me also don't need to think about it anymore. I have no money.' According to Forbes, Mr Ho's net worth 'nosedived 89 per cent... in part because ...

  6. ATV's saviour well known outside HK

    Posted Jan 29th 2009, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... and in Taiwan. Last year, Forbes ranked him ninth on the list of Taiwan's richest, with net worth estimated at US$2.6 billion. Now sources say he has agreed to inject funds to shore up the finances ...

  7. Lai See

    Posted Sep 25th 2010, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... poverty in London at a similar charity event last October. Buffett on the smarts Warren Buffett, in an interview with Steve Forbes (of Forbes magazine), says: 'You don't need a lot ...

  8. Owner eyes top billing for Regent

    Posted Apr 28th 2010, 12:00am by Amanda Lee

    ... man by Forbes magazine last year with an estimated net worth of US$650 million. Regent began operating in Hong Kong in the 1980s, building a reputation as a luxury brand before the hotel ...

  9. Lai See

    Posted Aug 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... to 'destitute' people declaring no annual income or old-age pensioners offering their names to rich businessmen to help them avoid taxes. Changing fortunes The curse of Forbes is not restricted ... appeared on the Forbes magazine rich list with a net worth of US$1.2 billion last year, said on his weekly blog that during the past year his company, the Mirax Group, 'hadn't managed ...

  10. Tycoon top bidder for China Times

    Posted Nov 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Forbes' 10 richest men in Taiwan this year with a personal wealth estimated at US$2.6 billion. Mr Tsai introduced his family's rice crackers to the mainland in 1992 and now has one ...




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