New Asia's top 10 richest (adjusted to include Taib & Zong)

There were some recent adjustments to the net worth of Asia’s wealthiest individuals. Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei continues to suffer falling fortune, seeing his wealth dropped to $20 billion as property investments in Europe falter, while Switzerland’s Bruno Manser Fund revealed that Sarawak long-term Chief Minister Taib Mahmud holds a total asset of $15 billion. In China, Zong Qing Hou becomes the nation’s richest after disclosing that his real wealth is actually double previous estimates.

Considering all the new changes, who are now the richest in Asia?


1. King Bhumibol Adulyadej
Country: Thailand
Estimated Wealth: $30 billion
Source: Crown Property Bureau


2. Li Ka Shing
Country: Hong Kong (China)
Estimated Wealth: $26.4 billion
Source: Cheung Kong Holdings, Hutchison Whampoa

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3. Mukesh D. Ambani
Country: India
Estimated Wealth: $25.2 billion
Source: Reliance Industries

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4. Lee Shau Kee
Country: Hong Kong (China)
Estimated Wealth: $22.5 billion
Source: Henderson Land

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5. Zong Qing Hou
Country: China
Estimated Wealth: $20.2 billion
Source: Hangzhou Wahaha


6. Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah
Country: Brunei
Estimated Wealth: $20 billion
Source: Brunei Shell Petroleum

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7. Cheng Yu Tung
Country: Hong Kong (China)
Estimated Wealth: $18.8 billion
Source: Chow Tai Fook


8. Lakshmi N. Mittal
Country: India
Estimated Wealth: $16.8 billion
Source: ArcelorMittal

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9. Abdul Taib Mahmud
Country: Malaysia
Estimated Wealth: $15 billion
Source: Sakti International, Sakto Investments, Richfold Investments

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10. Azim Premji
Country: India
Estimated Wealth: $14.2 billion
Source: Wipro

*Note: With exception of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah and Taib Mahmud, the rest are tracked by Bloomberg Billionaire Index daily ranking at http://topics.bloomberg.com/bloomberg-b … res-index/

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we are proud?

hardly