Asia's Very Richest (Top 300)
This upper half of Asia-Pacific's Billionaires (shown by global rank) reflects change, as do the 5 newcomers we spotlight. Joining the top 20 are Internet mogul Jack Ma, mobile-phone wizard Lei Jun, pioneer technologist Shiv Nadar and alternative-energy dynamo Li Hejun.
JAPAN $1.05 BILLION
Yoshiyuki Sankai, 56
The founder and head of Japanese robotics manufacturer Cyberdyne is the brains behind "cybernics," a multidisciplinary field that combines bionics, electronics a...