Jeff Bezos tops Forbes billionaires list, ex-wife MacKenzie makes debut

In COVID-19 times, Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has maintained his top slot as worlds richest man with a net worth of $113 billion, followed by Bill Gates at $98 billion, according to the latest Forbes 34th annual world’s billionaires list.

Real estate supply, demand in HCM City decrease amid COVID-19 outbreak

HCM City (VNA) – Real estate business and housing construction in Ho Chi Minh City have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, with significant decreases recorded in supply and demand, according to market watchers. By the end of the first quarter, rent for the ground floor and first floor property in the downtown area […]

From slum life to Disney film: Ugandan teen chess star ‘the ultimate underdog’

“That she’s from Africa makes her an underdog in the world. The fact that she’s from Uganda makes her sort of an underdog in Africa, because it’s one of the poorer countries in Africa. The fact that she’s in Katwe makes her an underdog in Uganda because it’s the most impoverished slum in the entire […]

Forced auction of tennis star Boris Becker’s items put on hold

High Five: 5 facts about Boris Becker you probably didn’t know Boris, an exceptional talent Speaking of children, whoever believed the Becker kids would follow in their dad’s footsteps are wrong. None of them can play tennis that well. The oldest son, 23-year-old Noah, (pictured) is a DJ and artist, Elias (18) collects likes on […]

Jeff Tweedy on ‘Star Wars,’ Bob Dylan and Wilco’s Next LP

Listening to Wilco‘s early songs like “Passenger Side” or “She‘s a Jar,” there‘s a kind of pain in your voice that a lot of people identify with. What kind of place were you in when you were writing those songs?I don’t remember my life as being dark, period. I don’t. I went through rehab; I’ve […]

‘Controversial’ Ricky Gervais to Host Golden Globes for Fourth Time

The comedian didn’t let up with the sharp humor during the 2012 awards, according to The Telegraph newspaper, but was better received with his targets knowing what to expect. Gervais did not return the following year, making way for Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to jointly host the awards in 2013 and 2014.

Star Isaiah Mustafa Marries Lisa Mitchell — All the Details!

After Mustafa’s teenage daughter Haley walked him down the aisle, they exchanged the vows they wrote themselves beneath a tall oak tree in front of about 150 guests before heading into the reception in the estate’s country house, where everyone danced to songs by L.A. rock band Dirty Honey and, later, a DJ. During the […]

Bash Brothers: How Globalization and Technology Teamed Up to Crush Middle-Class Workers

This isn’t a new trend, but something really did change in the last generation. Here’s a graph of the growth in corporate profits, labor income, and GDP since 1970. As you can see, corporate profits took off in the 1990s, returned to earth after the tech bubble burst and then, in the 2000s, started jumping […]

My favourite game: the 2011 Cheltenham Gold Cup

As they turned away from the stands to begin the final circuit, Ruby Walsh let Kauto Star stride into the lead and the crowd cheered its approval. With his pricked ears and evident willingness, the old horse seemed ageless, gliding along the back straight while the pursuing group got smaller and smaller.

Portugal medics battling coronavirus offered accommodation for free

“I saw an offer on Facebook for an apartment I could stay in for free. I decided, with my husband, it was best for me to leave – to serve others, and protect my family,” said a visibly tired Pires de Oliveira, who moved to the flat on Monday.