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Protests against Carlos Slim in New York


August 9th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 9 (IANS/EFE) A group of activists demonstrated here against Mexican magnate Carlos Slim, who is accused of using his dominant position in Mexico's telecommunications market to impose ... Read more...

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Mexican town takes on world’s richest man


July 23rd, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Puebla (Mexico), July 23 (IANS/EFE) A peasant town in central Mexico has declared war on the world's richest man, Carlos Slim, to prevent him from operating a gold and silver ... Read more...

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Latin American firm gains control of Dutch telecom


June 29th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 29 (IANS/EFE) Latin American wireless giant America Movil has gained effective control over KPN after increasing its stake in the Dutch telecom to 27.7 percent.This latest move ... Read more...

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Australian Billionaire Gina Rinehart is now the world’s richest woman


May 24th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, May 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gina Rinehart Australia's richest woman, is now the world's weathiest woman as well.Rinehart has a personal fortune of 29.2 billion Australian dollars (28.5 billion US dollars). She ... Read more...

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Carlos Slim’s firm to acquire US company


May 11th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 11 (IANS/EFE) Regional wireless giant America Movil, controlled by Mexican multi-billionaire Carlos Slim, said Thursday it has agreed to acquire a 100 percent stake in US wireless ... Read more...

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Mukesh Ambani richest among 48 Indian billionaires


March 8th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 8 (IANS) Reliance India chairman Mukesh Ambani with a net worth of $22.3 billion emerged as the world's richest Indian in the Forbes list of billionaires featuring ... Read more...

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83 people on Hurun rich list have $1.5 trillion


March 6th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (IANS) Eighty-three individuals worldwide with a staggering combined personal wealth of $1.5 trillion have been listed on this year's Hurun Global Rich List.Carlos Slim, 73, tops ... Read more...

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Mexican telecom giant to invest $5.4 bn in Brazil


December 28th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Dec 28 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian subsidiaries of Mexican telecom giant America Movil are planning 10 billion reais ($5.4 billion) worth of new investment in 2012, a media report ... Read more...

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Mexican phone giant delists from foreign exchanges


December 21st, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 21 (IANS/EFE) Telefonos de Mexico SAB, the country's dominant fixed-line telephone company, announced it is delisting its shares from foreign stock exchanges, including the New York Stock ... Read more...

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Australian woman may become richest in world


June 28th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Gina Rinehart, an Australian business woman who inherited a debt-ridden mining company from her father 20 years ago, is predicted to become the world's richest ... Read more...

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World’s richest man to hold stake in new Spanish bank


May 12th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, May 12 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's Carlos Slim, the world's richest man, will hold a one percent stake in CaixaBank, once the La Caixa savings bank transfers its banking business to ... Read more...

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Ecclestone rules out any chance of successful Murdoch F1 bid


April 30th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 30(ANI): Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone has said that multi-billionaire tycoon Rupert Murdoch's media group, News Corporation, would effectively be blocked from buying his racing series due to an agreement ... Read more...

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Ecclestone denies News Corp’s F1 takeover bid


April 20th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 20(ANI): Bernie Ecclestone has insisted that Formula One is not for sale in the wake of reports that multi-billionaire tycoon Rupert Murdoch's media group, News Corporation, might be preparing a ... Read more...

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World’s richest man to invest $1.5 bn in Argentina


April 17th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 17 (IANS/EFE) Mexican telecom magnate Carlos Slim, ranked as the world's wealthiest man by Forbes magazine, plans to invest $1.5 billion over the next two years in ... Read more...

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Carlos Slim remains world’s richest person


March 11th, 2011 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 11 (IANS/EFE) Mexican telecommunications mogul Carlos Slim maintained his position as the world's richest person, beating Microsoft founder Bill Gates and investor Warren Buffett for the second ... Read more...

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World’s richest man to set up art museum in Mexico


January 23rd, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 23 (IANS/EFE) Carlos Slim, the richest man in the world according to Forbes magazine, is setting up an art museum in Mexico City that will exhibit around 66,000 works, ... Read more...

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Son of world’s richest man marries


October 12th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 12 (IANS/EFE) Carlos Slim Domit, the eldest son of Mexican magnate Carlos Slim, considered by Forbes magazine to be the richest man in the world, has got married.Slim Domit, ... Read more...

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Indian business tycoon Mukesh Ambani to be world’s richest man in 2014, Forbes predicts


September 13th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 13 (ANI): Indian business tycoon and the head of Reliance Industries Mukesh Ambani, with a net worth of 62 billion dollars, would be the richest man on earth ... Read more...

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Mukesh Ambani will be world’s richest man in 2014: Forbes


September 12th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) Reliance Industries chief Mukesh Ambani will become the world's richest man in 2014 with a net worth of $62 billion, overtaking Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim, ... Read more...

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World’s richest man against pledging his fortune to charity


August 7th, 2010 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 6 (DPA) Mexican telecommunications tycoon Carlos Slim, the richest man in the world according to Forbes magazine, is against pledging half his fortune to charity as some of his ... Read more...

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World richest man, Carlos Slim, buys Manhattan mansion for $44 million


July 30th, 2010 - 1:18 am ICT by BNO News
MANHATTAN, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – The world's richest man, Carlos Slim, purchased the Duke-Semans Mansion in Manhattan for the stunning amount of $44 million, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.Slim, ... Read more...

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World’s richest man buys New York mansion


July 29th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 29 (IANS) Mexican Carlos Slim, the world's richest man, has just bought a magnificient mansion in New York for a whopping $44 million. Slim already owns a major interest in ... Read more...

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Meet the world’s richest man who aims for a simple life


July 18th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 18 (ANI): Mexican mobile phone mogul Carlos Slim may be the world's richest man, but he's a simple man at heart.Slim, 70, limits his monthly salary to 24,000 dollars and ... Read more...

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Forbes says Gates no longer the world’s richest


March 11th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar.11 (ANI): Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim is the world's richest person, knocking Microsoft founder Bill Gates into second spot, as the wealth of the world's billionaires grew by 50 per ... Read more...

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New York Times’ Carlos Slim romancing Queen Noor of Jordan?


July 9th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jul 9 (ANI): Mexican businessman Carlos Slim is rumoured to be romancing Queen Noor of Jordan.The claim made by culture blog transracial.net, says Slim, 69, "has been involved in ... Read more...

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‘Crisis will make Latin America more important for US’


October 2nd, 2008 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 1 (DPA) Mexican multi-billionaire Carlos Slim thinks Latin America "is going to become important for the economy of the United States," in light of the current economic and financial ... Read more...

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Mexican billionaire’’s stake hots up battle for NYT


September 12th, 2008 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.12 (ANI): Mexican magnate Carlos Slim''s purchase of six per cent of the Old Grey Lady, as the New York Times is referred to from time to time, has ... Read more...

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One of the best planned transitions in corporate history (Commentary)


June 27th, 2008 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Prasanto K. Roy It's finally happened. Thursday was Bill Gates' last day as full-time Microsoft employee. It is not, of course, a shock. It is possibly the best planned - and definitely ... Read more...

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Shakira, Ricky Martin perform for childrens charity


May 19th, 2008 - 5:22 pm ICT by admin
London , May 19 (ANI): A host of Latin celebrities including the likes of Shakira and Ricky Martin are doing their share of charity by performing at two fundraising concerts to ... Read more...

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Mexicans revive their unique heritage


March 26th, 2008 - 12:23 pm ICT by admin
DPA Mexico City, March 26 (DPA) With nine square kilometres, it is the largest old city in the Americas: the historic centre of Mexico City has pyramids, cathedrals, cloisters, palaces and homes. Some ... Read more...

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