Asia’s richest woman dies in Hong Kong – Jonathan Watts

From Guardian Unlimited:

Asia’s richest woman has died in Hong Kong little more than a year after winning a six-year battle to keep her missing husband’s estate. Nina Wang Èæö¶ÇÂøÉ, estimated to be worth ¬£2.1bn, succumbed to illness aged 69, her personal assistant said yesterday.

Nicknamed “Little Sweetie”, Ms Wang rose to prominence after the abduction of her husband, Teddy Wang Teh-huei, in 1990. Despite payment of a hefty ransom he was never seen again. In 1999 he was declared legally dead, sparking a feud over his fortune, including controlling assets in the Chinachem conglomerate….[Full Text]

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April 5, 2007 12:17 PM
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