Global Rich List

Saudi prince Alwaleed bin Talal insulted by Forbes' low rank

Prince Alwaleed bin Talal says he's worth US$29.6b.Photo: AFP

The prince, one of the most influential businessmen in the Middle East, insists the list undervalues him by US$9.6 billion. He has vowed to sever all ties with Forbes' reporters and accused them of damaging American-Saudi relations.

Thursday, 7 March, 2013, 2:53am

China has second-most billionaires on Forbes' global rich list

Zong Qinghou, Hangzhou Wahaha Group chief and China's richest man, now ranks 67th on the 2013 Forbes Global Rich List. Photo: SCMP

Twenty-six Chinese nationals joined Forbes magazine’s recently published Global Rich List this year, bringing the country's total number of billionaires on the list to 122.

6 Mar 2013 - 6:53pm 1 comment

Li remains king of Asia's billionaires

In the money

More than one in seven of the richest people in China are from Hong Kong, the 2013 Hurun global rich list revealed yesterday.

1 Mar 2013 - 5:50am