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  1. News - China Insider - ECONOMY

    China's Santa factory capital tops richest county ranking

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 09:10am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Counties in the eastern provinces of Zhejiang and Jiangsu top the Forbes ranking of China's 10 richest county-level cities as other provinces ... from each province ranked in the Forbes ' list this year in the first such survey the magazine has made. "Where is Guangdong!," one netizen commented when sharing the list ...

  2. The rich just got richer- up by 21% on last year

    Posted Jan 07th 2011, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... got richer last year. According to Forbes Asia's 2011 rich list, Hong Kong's 40 wealthiest tycoons have a collective net worth of US$163 billion, a fifth more than the US$135 billion ... or properties.' According to Forbes' latest report, all 40 individuals or parties have fortunes worth more than US$1 billion. Six tycoons on last year's list did not have that much ...

  3. Comment - Blogs

    How spreading the wealth around helps communities and legacies

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 09:42am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... Anna Healy Fenton anna.fenton@scmp.com Looking at the latest Forbes rich lists for Asia it’s interesting to note that while multinationals are actively seeking young consumers to buy their products, a vast number of Asia’s richest are distinctly grey haired. Take Indonesia- half of the country’s 235 million population is under 29 and their spending power is climbing fast, Forbes says. ...

  4. News - China

    Property tycoon Wang Jianlin is China’s richest person: Forbes

    Posted Sep 10th 2013, 02:17pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... according to Forbes magazine. Wang Jianlin, head of conglomerate Wanda Group - a private firm with interests ranging from property to retailing - had estimated wealth of US$14 billion (HK$108.6 ... a beverage tycoon, it said. A recovery in China’s property market helped swell Wang’s wealth, Forbes Shanghai bureau chief Russell Flannery said on Tuesday. “Urbanisation is going to boost demand ...

  5. Forbes will stick with its rich list, despite problems

    Posted Jul 01st 2003, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... China's businessmen are wary as many of those ranked have faced tax probes US business magazine Forbes will press ahead with compiling a list of the mainland's 100 richest people ... years. I think the basic thrust is the same. We do try to improve it, as we've done in the US for 20 years,' president and chief executive Steve Forbes said during a visit to Shanghai. ...

  6. News - China

    Forbes lists China's First Lady Peng Liyuan among world's 100 most powerful women

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 01:35pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler China's First Lady Peng Liyuan has made it onto Forbes' list of the world's most powerful women, a feat her predecessors have never achieved, but remains ... of the search engine Baidu, and Lan Yang, co-owner of the Sun Media Group, also made it to the list.  Hong Kong's most powerful woman, according to Forbes, is Solina Chau Hoi-suen, director ...

  7. News - China - WEALTH

    Below the super-rich, Forbes counts 10.3m Chinese as wealthy

    Posted Mar 30th 2013, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... averagely rich 10.3m and rising Reports about China's uber-rich have become common, with Forbes magazine and the Hurun Report regularly compiling lists of the wealthiest and their relative ... worth an estimated US$12.6 billion. Three weeks later, Forbes issued its annual list of the 100 richest mainlanders, again topped by Zong, whose fortune it estimated at US$10 billion. Now Forbes ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    Li Ka-shing denies offering get-rich-quick tips online

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 07:47pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... from Mr Li himself,” the spokesman said. Li was ranked as the world’s ninth-richest man in the Forbes rankings in January, with estimated assets of US$30 billion. The portfolio of his global ...

  9. News - World - SAUDI ARABIA

    Saudi prince Alwaleed bin Talal insulted by Forbes' low rank

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian Alwaleedbin Talal says magazine's list of billionaires underestimates his worth by US$9.6b and he's insulted at being in 26th position prince angry at forbes list low rank For most people, even featuring in the Forbes list of the world's billionaires would be cause for celebration, but for Prince Alwaleed bin Talal of Saudi Arabia, appearing ...

  10. News - China

    Beverage tycoon tops Forbes' China rich list

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 02:39pm by Agence France-Presse in Shanghai

    ... Beverage tycoon Zong Qinghou regained his position as China’s richest man this year, Forbes magazine said on Friday, but the global economic slump took its toll on other billionaires. ... economy. Forbes said the number of US dollar billionaires fell to 113 this year from 146 last year, while the wealth of China’s top 100 richest people fell seven per cent to US$220 billion. “This ...




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