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US judge to hear Epstein’s bid to get out of jail...

Federal prosecutors argue that Epstein must remain in jail to prevent him from fleeing the country.

Epstein sought to pay off potential witnesses, US prosecutors say

Prosecutors say Jeffrey Epstein paid off two potential witnesses hoping to sway them away from the child sex trafficking case against him.

Jailed financier Epstein seeks house arrest in Manhattan mansion

American financier and alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein asks a federal judge to let him go under house arrest in his Manhattan mansion while he awaits trial.

7 reported dead in Bahamas helicopter crash

The helicopter crash in the country's north kills seven people early Thursday morning.

Jay-Z becomes hip-hop’s first billionaire

Jay-Z, birth name Shawn Carter, is the world's first billion-dollar rapper, according to Forbes.

MacKenzie Bezos to donate half her fortune to charity after divorce

The soon-to-be-ex-wife of Amazon.com's Jeff Bezos pledges to donate half of her US$36 billion fortune to charity soon after her divorce is finalised.

Achieve the billionaire mindset

It takes an innovative idea and sound financial management to make it rich.

From earning just RM65 a month, she’s a billionaire today

Wu Yajun is seventh on a global list of self-made women billionaires, and the richest self-made woman in the world.

New York philanthropist accused of sexual harassment

6 women say Michael Steinhardt asked them for sex on multiple occasions, and often remarked on their physiques or sex lives.

Kuok’s wealth drops RM8 billion but still Malaysia’s richest man

Forbes Asia reports declining wealth among Malaysia's top billionaires this year.

Kylie Jenner becomes world’s youngest self-made billionaire

Jenner, the half-sister of Kim Kardashian, founded Kylie Cosmetics in 2015.

Africa’s youngest billionaire freed from abduction

Dewji owns MeTL Group, a conglomerate operating in several African countries and contributing about 3.5% to Tanzania’s gross domestic product.

39-year-old founder’s fortune jumps to US$5.3 billion after IPO

Meituan increased its market share of food delivery orders by 2% in the past 3 months and is seeking to move up the value chain of food, including helping restaurants source ingredients.

This Asian billionaire has lost 74% of her fortune

Kingston plunged 17% on Jan. 30 after the Securities and Futures Commission said that 20 shareholders controlled more than 91% of the stock.

Russian billionaire Usmanov explores sale of 30% Arsenal stake

Usmanov had previously made a US$1.3 billion offer to buy out Kroenke, but Kroenke's KSE (Kroenke Sports & Entertainment) UK Inc said its shares in the Premier League club were not for sale.

Lip gloss boss: Kylie Jenner to be youngest self-made billionaire

Jenner debuted Kylie Cosmetics in 2016 with US$29 lip kits containing matching lipstick and lip liner, and has since sold more than US$630 million worth of makeup.

Billionaire bets on Australian-style coffee and avocado toast

RSE Ventures, a fund that invests on behalf of Ross, is leading a fundraising round in which it’ll acquire a significant minority stake in Bluestone Lane.

China’s electric car appetite spawns 77-year-old billionaire

Huh Chin-kyu, the 77-year-old founder and chairman of Seoul-based Iljin Group, has become his country’s latest billionaire thanks to increasing demand for the firm’s copper coils.

6 hartawan dunia Forbes dari Asia Tenggara

Billionaire Malaysia Robert Kuok antara 100 orang terkaya di dunia, beliau berada di tangga ke-98 menurut Forbes.

Billionaire Wiese reduces shoprite stake to boost liquidity

Wiese has been selling assets to raise money since Steinhoff, a retailer in which he was the largest investor, announced accounting irregularities in December.

Hong Kong billionaire Richard Li weighs insurance IPO

FWD, which is backed by Swiss Re AG, has held preliminary discussions with investment banks about a possible IPO as part of regular meetings about the insurer’s strategy, according to the people.

Musk challengers turn billionaires as China battery giant soars

The Chinese founder of the world’s biggest maker of electric-vehicle batteries and his top lieutenant became billionaires Monday after their company’s shares soared during the first day of trading in Shenzhen.

Indian billionaire jeweller seeks asylum in Britain

The 47-year-old has been on the run since the scandal broke in February, rocking India's corporate world.

Who will succeed billionaire Teh in Public Bank?

Shareholders were told that the succession plan will be announced at 'an appropriate time'.