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  • Turkey's location at the crossroads of Europe and Asia has always invested it with great significance in economic and strategic affairs. The country is among the founding members of the OECD and the G-20 major economies and is negotiating for full European Union membership as well. The Turkish economy though traditionally agriculture-based has now expanded to include industry, tourism and other service sectors. Here are some of the richest men in Turkey who have benefited from the country’s growing economic clout.

  • The Southeast Asian country of Thailand is usually not included among the most dramatic success stories of other Asian economies. However despite being troubled by political problems and natural disasters, the Thai economy appears to be resilient in its own way. In fact the collective wealth of the richest people in the country is up by better than 20% for a second straight year in 2012, according to a Forbes report1 . Here are some of the names that are sure to figure on the list of richest men in Thailand.

  • Lying in the western Pacific Ocean, Taiwan is an island of East Asia. Thought its political status is conflicted - since the People’s Republic of China claims Taiwan as its territory - the island is blessed with natural and economic advantages Taiwan’s mercurial success in the latter half of the last century made it one of the four Asian Tigers along with South Korea, Singapore and Hong Kong.

  • One of the best ways to choose a partner is on the basis of shared interests – these not only ensure that you enjoy your time with each other but also make for great companionship in the long run. For those who think nothing gives more pleasure than teeing off on the links, here are some tips on meeting and dating a fellow golfer. And even if you are not an avid fan of the sport yourself, a couple of hours spent together in the scenic outdoors can actually be a great way of getting to know someone.

  • Prosperity of a society or a city no long means what it used to in the past – instead of its traditional evaluation of merely the material wealth of a city, it now refers to a more holistic notion, of the overall quality of life enjoyed by people in a city. Accordingly here are ten most prosperous cities of the world, based on the “State of the World's Cities” 2012 report1 by the UN Habitat which analyses prosperity of the cities on five dimensions like productivity, quality of life, infrastructure, equity and environmental sustainability1.

  • Switzerland is well known one of the richest countries in the world by per capita gross domestic product. It not only had the highest wealth per adult of any country in the world - with $372,692 for each person – in 20101, but also has one of the world's largest account balances as a percentage of GDP. Here are some of the men who have made it all happen and count among the wealthiest in the pretty, picture-postcard country.

  • Like other Scandinavian countries, Sweden scores high on human development index; its people enjoy a high quality of life and the society has ingrained progressive values. The Swedish economy is characterized by a large, knowledge-intensive and export-oriented manufacturing sector as well as a large public service sector. Here are some of its citizens who have made the best of opportunities provided by the Swedish economy and are among the richest men in the country.

  • With a long history of enterprise and exploration, Spain continues to be one of the most significant economies in the Euro region. And even though the Spanish economy may seem to have received some hard knocks from the current Euro crisis, still many of its citizens figure among the richest in the world. Here are some of the richest men in Spain and how much they are worth.

  • Officially known as the Republic of Korea, South Korea is among the richest countries in Asia. Globally too, South Korea is the twelfth largest economy in terms of purchasing power parity. Citizens of the country enjoy one of the highest standards of living in the continent. Here are some of the richest men in the country and a bit about their fortunes.

  • South Africa has long been one of the most economically developed countries in the continent even though its material success was earlier tarnished by apartheid and inequality. In recent years, greater wider social and political empowerment has been reflected in rising entrepreneurs from all parts of the society.  Mining, luxury goods and retail are the main sectors which have thrown up some of South Africa’s top earners. Here are some of South Africa’s richest men and how much they are worth.

  • Singapore has been one of Asian economy’s most incredible success stories – despite having limited geographical and natural resources, it is today a highly urbanized city state and among the most economically developed countries in the world. According to Forbes1, Singapore’s 40 Richest individuals boast of a collective net worth of $59.4 billion as of July 2012, up from last year’s $54.4 billion. The country has 16 billionaires and has one of the highest percentages of millionaire households in the world. Here is a list of the richest men in Singapore and how much they are worth.

  • Vast oil reserves in the Arabian Peninsula have ensured that some of the world’s biggest billionaires have always come from the country of Saudi Arabia. Apart from having access to petroleum deposits, these billionaires have also profited from access to ruling establishments in the country. However in recent times, oil is no longer the sole plank of their wealth and they have increasingly been profiting from private as well public investments in other countries. Here are some of the richest men in Saudi Arabia and what they are presently worth.

  • Despite the controversy surrounding Russian billionaires in terms of law and corruption, the country is home to one of highest number of wealthiest people in the world. Russia is not only the third largest economy on the planet but also has a formidable presence among the world’s billionaires with a total of 95 billionaires in 20121.

  • Having recovered from near-complete destruction during the Second World War and survived the negative consequences of socialism, today Poland is a rising economy and considered one of the fastest growing in the European Union. Here is a list of individuals who have made some of that possible and thus count as the richest men in the country.

  • Even though one of the smallest counties in Asia, Philippines has a healthy economy, mainly dependent upon its ports and remittances from all over the world. Thus it comes as no surprise to find that at a time when other Asian economies are losing steam, Philippines continues to surge ahead. In the first quarter 2012, according to Forbes1, the Philippine economy grew 6.4% in the last quarter, driven by an ongoing consumer boom and a surge in tourism and outsourcing. The collective wealth of the forty richest individuals from this country grew over $13 billion to $47.4 billion.  Here are some of the richest men in Philippines and how much they are worth.