Benjamin CarlsonAugust 20, 2013 05:08
HONG KONG — Every new generation of nouveaux riches has its vices. Nineteenth-century American industrialists were fond of marrying European royalty. In the 1980s, Japanese millionaires got their kicks from buying Rockefeller Center. In recent decades, Emirati princes have shown a predilection for building vast indoor snow machines. Now it’s China’s turn. The country’s newly-minted millionaires are second to none in their unusual tastes. Here’s a guide to some of the strangest vices preferred by China’s new super-rich.