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Who is the richest person in Asia?

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June 03, 2010 5:10PM

Richest Person in Asia: $16.2 Billion for Yang Huiyan

The richest individual in Asia is a 26-year-old Chinese woman whose wealth comes from a family company. Yang Huiyan's father created Country Garden Holdings Ltd., a real estate development corporation, and its stock offering made billionaires of several of its primary investors. Yang's total wealth is estimated at $16.2 billion.