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Two Thai families make it to Forbes’ list of ‘Richest Families in Asia’

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Yesterday, Forbes Asia released their latest list of the 50 richest families in Asia for 2016. Two Thai families, Chearavanont and forbes-rich-thail-familiesChirathivat, were named among them.

Combined, the 50 families hold a jaw-dropping USD519 billion (THB18,289 billion).

At the top of the list is the same family that held the position last year. The Samsung founders, a South Korean family that goes by the name of Lee, boasts a fortune of THB1,043 billion. Last year, they only had a paltry THB937.38 billion.

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