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Paint tycoon tops Singapore billionaire list

Nippon Paint South East Asia Group founder Goh Cheng Liang is richest person with an US$8.2 billion fortune, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index

Mr Goh set up his first paint shop in 1955 in Singapore, when the city was a British colony.


THE Raffles Hotel in Singapore styles itself as the city's most graceful landmark, a 115-year-old colonial edifice that draws thousands of guests and visitors each year.

Since being repainted in 2014, its bright white facade has become even more of a beacon. The touch-up...

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