Rocks On The Block

Important weddings are scheduled to take place soon in Saudi Arabia. The elite set of Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, and the rest of Southeast Asia is suddenly getting richer--and bigger. China's rags-to-riches capitalists are diversifying their assets. The Sultan of Brunei, the wealthiest person in the world, is involved, of course. It's the holiday season in the West, and wealthy Americans and Europeans are feeling flush.

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