27 years ago, one man stood up against a gov't that had killed thousands. https://t.co/wXsXYtmxQs #TiananmenSquare pic.twitter.com/SVpXqubktY — Learn Liberty (@LearnLiberty) June 5, 2016
Surprisingly few billionaires in any of the 4 countries obtained their wealth through political connections. Founding a company seems to be still the path of great wealth even in Japan these days. Hong Kong is a financial centre so the large number of billionaires in its financial sector is no surprise.