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China has over 1 mn multi-millionaires


July 31st, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 31 (IANS) In a first, the number of multi-millionaires in China has surpassed the one million mark, according to the latest edition of a Chinese magazine known for ... Read more...

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Migrant squatters double in London


June 10th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Squatting in London's most affluent neighbourhoods has doubled in a year thanks to an influx of migrants fleeing economic problems in their home countries, Daily Mail ... Read more...

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Billionaire philanthropists to focus on societal development


June 2nd, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 1 (IANS) Billionaires Bill Gates, Ratan Tata and Azim Premji Friday held a brain-storming session here with other billionaires and millionaires on the need to integrate philanthropy and ... Read more...

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Pakistani billionaire lawmaker fears for his life


May 8th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 8 (IANS) A Pakistani parliamentarian, who has declared assets worth a staggering Rs.32 billion, now fears that this disclosure "may even endanger" his life, a media report said ... Read more...

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Rich get richer in China


March 28th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 28 (IANS) The number of Chinese billionaires and millionaires is reaching a new peak, and their mode of consumption is also evolving, China Daily reported Wednesday.The Chinese Luxury ... Read more...

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Medvedev wants tycoons to share success tips with kids


September 1st, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 31 (IANS) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is likely to suggest to Russian billionaires to share their experiences of achieving success with schoolchildren, RIA Novosti reported.Speaking at a ... Read more...

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Failure to raise debt limit could trigger slump: Obama


July 7th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 7 (IANS/EFE) A failure by Congress to approve raising the US debt ceiling could cause "a second recession, or worse", President Barack Obama said Wednesday during the ... Read more...

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China’s rich snap up homes overseas


June 21st, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 21 (IANS) An increasing number of China's rich are snapping up properties overseas, the China Daily said Tuesday.This is being done in the expectation that domestic inflation will ... Read more...

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Forbes names Baidu founder Robin Li Chinese mainland’s richest


April 29th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 29 (ANI): Robin Li, CEO of China's top domestic search engine Baidu, has been named as the richest man among 115 billionaires in the mainland area by the Forbes magazine, ... Read more...

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Joe Biden nodded off during Obama’s speech


April 14th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, April 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Joe Biden was caught on camera dozing off during President Barack Obama’s speech on debt recovery. The President on Wednesday explained why the rich and the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Buffett to invest more in India


March 23rd, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 23 (IANS) World's third richest billionaire Warren Buffett Wednesday expressed readiness to do business in India and hailed Karnataka for attracting global investments in the southern state."I look ... Read more...

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When India prospers, US will prosper better: Warren Buffett (Lead)


March 22nd, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 22 (IANS) Billionaire US investor Warren Buffett Tuesday said America will prosper better if countries like India prosper."I am an enormous believer in trade...Trade is essential for ... Read more...

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When India prospers, US will prosper better: Warren Buffett


March 22nd, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 22 (IANS) Billionaire US investor Warren Buffett Tuesday said America will prosper better if countries like India prosper."I am an enormous believer in trade... Trade is essential ... Read more...

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LVMH to acquire Bulgari for 3.7 bln euros


March 8th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 8 (IANS/AKI) French luxury goods maker LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton will acquire control of Italian competitor Bulgari in a deal worth about 3.7 billion euros.LVMH, an international ... Read more...

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Martin Luther King’s son planning to buy a stake in New York Mets


January 31st, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Martin Luther King’s son, Martin Luther King III, is reportedly interested in having a stake in the New York Mets.The New York Post reported that King ... Read more...

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Dating agency in UK minting money by finding love for billionaires


January 20th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 20 (ANI): A dating agency in UK has been making a lot of money by finding suitable partners for millionaires and billionaires who are prepared to pay 10,000 pounds or ... Read more...

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‘The Social Network’ bags Golden Globe for best film


January 17th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 17 (IANS) David Fincher's "The Social Network" has won the Golden Globe for best motion picture - drama.A drama about the founding of social networking website Facebook and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Indo-Americans shocked at Sabarimala tragedy


January 15th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 15 (ANI): Indo-Americans have expressed shock and dismay at the tragedy in remote Kerala (India), where stampede caused the deaths of dozens of returning Sabarimala pilgrims and injuring many ... Read more...

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Should the rich suffer an increase in taxes?


January 5th, 2011 - 1:58 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) President Barack Obama has signed to extend the Bus-era tax cuts but the arguments as to whether the rich should be made to pay more in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Only Millionaires And Billionaires Can Invest In Facebook And Not Ordinary Folks


January 4th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Facebook is of the value of $50 billion, as per the New York Times (NYT). That is sizably bigger from the $15 billion that was its value in 2007. This stupendous growth ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Indian tycoons to buy ‘world’s most expensive suit’


December 11th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 11 (ANI): Indian tycoons are soon to be given the opportunity to buy the world's most expensive clothes after an Anglo-French retailer announced the launch of an 80,000 pounds ... Read more...

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Mark Zuckerberg & Dustin Moskovitz pledge half of their fortunes to charity


December 11th, 2010 - 1:48 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The co-founders of the popular social networking site Facebook – Mark Zuckerberg and Dustin Moskovitz have pledged half of their fortunes to charity. They are ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Facebook CEO’s New Philanthropic Move


December 9th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg has faced a lot of flak for his alleged manipulative ways using which he became a billionaire and the owner of world's ... Read more...

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China billionaire rich list grows to 49 more


October 29th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, Oct. 29 (ANI): China now has 128 billionaires, which is 49 more that what the country had at this time last year.According to the China Daily, nine of these 49 billionaires ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Mumbai film fest to open with ‘The Social Network’


October 17th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) The 12th Mumbai Film Festival (MFF) starting Oct 21 will open with David Fincher's "The Social Network", the film's distributors, Columbia Pictures, said Sunday.The movie released in ... Read more...

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg braces for ‘The Social Network’


October 3rd, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oct 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The guy who created Facebook in his dorm room at Harvard University in 2004, built the social network on the principle that people will have no problems sharing ... Read more...

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Eduardo Saverin’s Story In “The Social Network”


October 3rd, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The much anticipated movie on the Facebook story, 'The Social Network' released on October 1 and the web is now abuzz with the reviews of the ... Read more...

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Beverage giant chief becomes China’s richest man


September 30th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 30 (IANS) Zong Quinghou, founder and CEO of China's softdrink giant Hangzhou Wahaha Group, has become the country's richest man with a fortune of 80 billion yuan (US$12 billion), the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Porsche Advent Calendar For $1 Million


September 27th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For all those who are used to getting calendars for free, Porsche has ensured that no one takes the privilege for granted ever again. Though spending ... Read more...

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Indian businessmen target Blackburn Rovers takeover


August 17th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 17(ANI): Two Indian billionaires are attempting to takeover English Premier League club Blackburn Rovers, just as the club marks the 10th anniversary of owner Jack Walker's death today.According to reports, ... Read more...

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George Lucas Puts Star Wars TV Series On Hold


August 8th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Disappointing news for all the fans of Star Wars as George Lucas informed his fans that he is putting the Live Action Star Wars TV series ... Read more...

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UPA government policies aimed to help super rich: CPI-M


August 7th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Vijayawada, Aug 7 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Prakash Karat Saturday slammed the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government saying its policies were designed to help only the super-rich. "The ... Read more...

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Bugatti Becomes The World’s Priciest Car On Being Vended For $30 Million


August 5th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 5, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A Bugatti of the 1930s has been vended for approximately $30 million in a private auction. This transaction has made the Bugatti the costliest ... Read more...

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Ted Turner Leads The List Of America’s Largest Land Owners


July 28th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey July 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) While common people own houses and property that spread over acres, there are some who own lands of millions of acres. Forbes magazine is out with ... Read more...

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Billionaire sets world record by racking up $2.6 mn champagne bill


July 24th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 24 (ANI): In what could be called as a lavish fight, a pair of rival billionaires set a new world record at a New York nightclub to see ... Read more...

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