22 Dec '11, 1pm

Taiwan billionaire to donate almost all to charity

TAIPEI (AFP) - Taiwan business tycoon Samuel Yin, whose assets are reportedly worth more than US$3 billion (S$3.88 billion), has pledged to donate 95 per cent of his wealth to charity after he dies, local media said on Thursday. The 60-year-old, who is one of the island's richest men, announced the pledge - the biggest ever of its kind in Taiwan - in an interview with Business Today, a Taipei-based Chinese-language weekly. 'I've mentioned this to my family, and they've all agreed with me,' he told the magazine. Mr Yin heads the sprawling Ruentex conglomerate, whose business interests include textiles, property, insurance, hypermarkets and education.

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