Friday, June 8, 2007
malaysia richest man
Robert Kuok $ 4.1 billionSource:
Country: MalaysiaRegion's richest man.
His empire includes Shangri-La hotel chain, the South China Morning Post and real estate group Kerry Properties. Got his start trading rice and then sugar in Malaysia in the 1950s and 1960s. In April, became largest shareholder in Malaysian air cargo company, Transmile Group. He is planning a big rollout of his food businesses into India.