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Forbes Top 40 Richest Men in Southeast Asia

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  • kitmengleong
    The overseas Chinese have done well for themselves. Just check the top 40 list of richest men in Southeast Asia. Rank Worth ($mil) Name Country 1
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 1, 2004
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      The overseas Chinese have done well for themselves. Just check the
      top 40 list of richest men in Southeast Asia.

      Rank Worth ($mil) Name Country
      1 4,100 Robert Kuok Malaysia
      2 3,500 Ananda Krishnan Malaysia
      3 2,800 Kwek Leng Beng Singapore
      4 2,300 Rachman Halim Indonesia
      4 2,300 Ng Teng Fong Singapore
      4 2,300 Quek Leng Chan Malaysia
      4 2,300 Wee Cho Yaw Singapore
      8 2,200 R. Budi Hartono Indonesia
      9 1,900 Lee Seng Wee Singapore
      9 1,900 Lim Goh Tong Malaysia
      11 1,800 Teh Hong Piow Malaysia
      12 1,600 Lucio Tan Philippines
      12 1,600 Chaleo Yoovidhya Thailand
      14 1,400 Henry Sy Philippines
      15 1,300 Dhanin Chearavanont Thailand
      16 1,200 Thaksin Shinawatra Thailand
      17 1,000 Putera Sampoerna Indonesia
      17 1,000 Tiong Hiew King Malaysia
      19 875 Francis Yeoh Malaysia
      20 800 Jaime Zobel de Ayala Philippines
      21 735 Aburizal Bakrie Indonesia
      22 720 Lee Shin Cheng Malaysia
      23 705 Anant Asavabhokin Thailand
      24 670 Murli Kewalram Chanrai Singapore
      25 655 Liem Sioe Liong Indonesia
      26 565 Chatri Sophonpanich Thailand
      27 515 Eka Tjipta Widjaja Indonesia
      28 510 Vichai Maleenont Thailand
      29 500 Paulus Tumewu Indonesia
      30 385 Vanchai Chirathivat Thailand
      31 380 Eduardo Cojuangco Philippines
      32 375 Syed Mokhtar Albukhary Malaysia
      33 360 George Ty Philippines
      34 350 Mustapha Kamal Abu Bakar Malaysia
      35 330 John Gokongwei Jr. Philippines
      36 320 Oei Hong Leong Singapore
      37 270 Tony Tan Caktiong Philippines
      37 270 Sim Wong Hoo Singapore
      39 230 Chaijudh Karnasuta Thailand
      40 210 Boonchai Bencharongkul Thailand

      (Interestingly Malaysia has 10 and Singapore 7 so combined these 17
      collectively hold 27.48 billion dollars)

      As a comparison, the richest people in Asia in the World's top 100,
      many come from Hongkong, Japan and India.

      World
      Rank Name Worth($bil) Country
      19 Li Ka-shing 12.4 Hong Kong
      22 Walter, Thomas & Raymond Kwok 11.4 Hong Kong
      55 Nobutada Saji & family 6.9 Japan
      58 Azim Premji 6.7 India
      61 Lee Shau Kee 6.3 Hong Kong
      62 Lakshmi Mittal 6.2 India
      62 Yasuo Takei & family 6.2 Japan
      65 Mukesh & Anil Ambani 6.0 India
      72 Fukuzo Iwasaki 5.7 Japan
      85 Eitaro Itoyama 4.9 Japan
      94 Tsai Wan Lin & family 4.6 Taiwan

      Many of these people are investing heavily into China. China will do
      well to tap their old Huaqiao network. ;-)

      Jieming
      DragonSeedLegacy
      ChineseCultureOnline
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