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Asia's Very Richest (Top 300)

Mar 23, 2015 - Forbes Asia

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...