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  1. Netease chief tops Forbes rich list

    Posted Oct 31st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Andrew K. Collier in Beijing Most of the wealth still sits with property and industrial firms Netease founder William Ding Lei heads the Forbes list of the nation's richest people ... the China richest list primarily tracked the land rush and the early entrepreneurs in China in the coastal provinces,' said Tim Ferguson, editor of Forbes Global. 'With this list, we ...

  2. HK tycoons dropping down the rich league

    Posted Mar 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... plummeted 588 places down Forbes magazine's annual list, to joint last. Five Hong Kong residents left the ranks of the billionaires altogether, leaving the city with just 21- the same number ... survivors saw their total wealth fall by US$1.4 trillion, to US$2.4 trillion. Thirty-eight people broke into the billionaire bracket, for a total of 793. Forbes released its list of Hong Kong's ...

  3. Fans keep an eye out for Yi

    Posted Jun 28th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... Martin Zhou Millions of mainland basketball fans are expected to tune in to watch the NBA draft live tomorrow morning just to see how high Yi Jianlian is selected. Yi, the most highly touted China player since Yao Ming, is expected to go in the top 10 picks, hence CCTV's decision to air it for the first time. March's edition of Forbes magazine listed the 19-year-old ...

  4. Crown of Asia's richest woman will now pass to India or the mainland

    Posted Apr 05th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... a plastic flower-making business into a global conglomerate, Wang dominated the rich lists regularly compiled by Forbes for years. However, her death now shines a spotlight on India for successors. According to the Forbes 2007 list of billionaires, Indu Jain, 70, is the candidate next in line for the title of Asia's wealthiest woman. Forbes ranked her at No35 in the region and 287 ...

  5. China's billionaires: 64 and counting

    Posted Mar 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the United States. The number of US dollar billionaires on the mainland more than doubled last year, according to the latest Forbes tally of the world's billionaires, while their combined wealth ... continued to lead the pack with a net worth of US$21 billion. The 81-year-old tycoon was also dubbed 'Asia's most generous individual' by Forbes for donating US$1.4 billion ...

  6. HK tycoons among world's uber-rich

    Posted Mar 11th 2006, 12:00am by David Watkins

    ... David Watkins in New York Li Ka-shing is 10th wealthiest man on Forbes magazine's list of billionaires Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing has returned to the top 10 of the world's richest people this year with a fortune of US$18.8 billion, according to rankings by Forbes magazine. Mr Li leaped to 10th spot on this year's rich list, up from 22nd place with a net worth ...

  7. Last line of defence

    Posted Jun 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... ago, died last weekend aged 89. Media reports said he died of prostate cancer at the Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital in Happy Valley. Chen was ranked 464th on the Forbes list of billionaires, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    Why Albert Yeung Sau-shing carries $50,000 in cash at all times

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 32nd on Forbes ' list of Hong Kong's wealthiest men and is best known for nurturing Canto-pop stars Joey Yung Cho-yee, Leo Ku Kui-kei and Nicholas Tse Ting-fung. "On the first ...

  9. In Brief

    Posted Aug 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Li Ka-shing ninth in global ranking of philanthropists Tycoon Li Ka-shing has been ranked ninth in a list of the world's billion-dollar donors compiled by Forbes magazine, topped by Microsoft chairman Bill Gates. It included 14 people who had given away US$1 billion. Mr Li had donated a total of US$1.37 billion. The magazine said he was 'Asia's most generous ...

  10. Proving validity of will not Nina's job: QC

    Posted Jul 13th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... become the richest woman in Asia, according to Forbes magazine. She has been fighting an eight-year battle to prevent her father-in-law, Wang Din-shin, 93, from taking control of the company ...




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