Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates once again topped the Forbes magazine list of the world's more than 2,000 billionaires, while U.S. President Donald Trump slipped more than 200 spots, the magazine said Monday. Gates, whose wealth is estimated at $86 billion, led the list for the fourth straight year, and has been ranked as the richest person in the world for 18 of the past 23 years. Among the top 10 billionaires, a group heavily dominated by Americans, many from the technology sector, Gates was followed by Berkshire Hathaway chief Warren Buffett, with wealth was estimated at $75.6 billion, a $14.8 billion jump from the 2016 list, despite his pledge to give away 99 percent of his wealth. Others in the top 10 included Amazon founder Jeff Bezos who moved up to number three with the biggest gain of any person on the planet, a $27.6 billion increase to his fortune of $72.8 billion. Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg was number five and Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison was number seven. … [Read more...] about Bill Gates again world’s richest man; Trump slips
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The Science and Technology Journalists' Club in Hanoi yesterday announced Vietnam's top 10 science and technology events in 2016. The events are chosen based on mechanisms and policy, social sciences and humanities, fundamental research, applied research, international co-operation and honoring scientists 1. Issuance of decree on policies related to scientific and technological activities. The decree aims to improve the quality of growth, labor productivity, and competition. The decree says clear that the government has put science and technology transfer on top priority as it plays a role as incentive for productivity, quality and competition. The government will strive to raise enterprises’ technology absorbance and creativeness as well as encourage enterprises to partake in research and technological transfer. In its document, the National Assembly’s Standing Committee November 2, 2016, issued a decree to promote effectiveness of policies and regulations of science … [Read more...] about SGGP English Edition- Top 10 science, tech events in 2016 announced
NEW YORK: Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates once again topped the Forbes magazine list of the world's richest billionaires, while US President Donald Trump slipped more than 200 spots, the magazine said Monday (Mar 20). Gates, whose wealth is estimated at US$86 billion, led the list for the fourth straight year. He was followed by Berkshire Hathaway chief Warren Buffett among the top 10 billionaires, a group heavily dominated by Americans, many of whom work in the technology sector. Buffett's wealth was estimated at US$75.6 billion. Others in the top 10 included Amazon founder Jeff Bezos at number three, Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg at number five and Oracle co-founder Larry Ellision at number seven. The global billionaire population jumped 13 per cent from last year to 2,043, the biggest annual increase in the 31 years since the magazine began compiling the list, Forbes said. The US led countries with the most billionaires with 565, a product of the swelling value of the American … [Read more...] about Bill Gates again world’s richest man, Trump slips World news
Pham Thu Huong, 1969, from Hanoi, vice president of Vingroup, is the richest woman with VND4.724 trillion in stock assets as of December 31, 2016. Her husband, Pham Nhat Vuong, is president of Vingroup, the second richest billionaire. The 10 richest women on the stock market have total assets worth VND19.301 trillion, accounting for 11.5 percent of total assets of the 500 richest Vietnamese billionaires. The second position belongs to Pham Thuy Hang, Huong’s younger sister. Hang, who is also vice president of Vingroup, has VND3.155 trillion Truong Thi Le Khanh, born in 1961, from An Giang province, the third richest woman, president and general director of Vinh Hoan Seafood JSC, has VND2.634 trillion. Le Thi Ngoc Diep is in the fourth position with VND2.317 trillion. Diep is the wife of Trinh Van Quyet, president of FLC Group, the richest stock billionaire in 2016. Diep and Quyet have the huge total stock assets of VND36 trillion. With VND2.304 trillion, Vu Thi Hien is in the … [Read more...] about What are the stock assets of the 10 richest Vietnamese women?
QINGDAO, China - China's richest man, property developer Wang Jianlin, raised the curtain on a planned 50 billion yuan ($8.17 billion) "motion-picture city" which he described as the biggest-ever single investment in the movie and television industry.Dalian Wanda Group, was surrounded by Hollywood stars John Travolta, Nicole Kidman and Catherine Zeta-Jones on Sunday as he launched his most ambitious project yet in the picturesque coastal city of Qingdao. When completed in 2017, the Oriental Movie Metropolis will boast 20 sound stages, including the world's first underwater studio, a massive convention and exhibition complex, a sprawling shopping mall with an indoor amusement park and seven resort hotels. The project also will include a yacht club with 300 berths. "The Oriental Movie Metropolis is a major step in China's strategy to become a global cultural powerhouse," Wang said. It was not only crucial to the development of Wanda's entertainment business, he added, but … [Read more...] about That’s entertainment: Stars come out as China’s richest man announces $8 bln film park