Jeff Bezos remains the world's richest person, ahead of Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, according to the latest Forbes list of the ultra wealthy, while far behind President Donald Trump jumped 51 spots in the ranking. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos (L) and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates are the richest persons in the world, according to Forbes AFP/David Ryder, EMMANUEL DUNAND While things are largely stable up on top of the list, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg dropped three spots and former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg rose by two. According to the list announced Tuesday by Forbes, the riches of Bezos, 55, have swelled by US$19 billion in one year and he is now worth US$131 billion. Bezos, who holds 16 per cent of Amazon and whose wealth now makes him a target of the left wing of the US Democratic Party, has widened the money gap between himself and Gates, the philanthropist and co-founder of Microsoft. Gates, 63, has seen his wealth grow to US$96.5 billion, up from US$90 … [Read more...] about Bezos, Gates and Buffett still top the world”s ultra rich: Forbes
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Patton Kizzire of the United States plays his shot from the sixth tee during the second round of the RSM Classic at the Sea Island Golf Club Seaside Course on November 16, 2018 in St. Simons Island, Georgia. - AFP PhotoViet Nam News MIAMI — Patton Kizzire and Brian Harman eagled the par-five 17th on Sunday to seize victory in the QBE Shootout in Naples, Florida, ahead of Graeme McDowell and Emiliano Grillo. Harman and Kizzire were one behind McDowell and Grillo when they arrived at Tiburon Golf Club’s 17th in the fourball final round of the unofficial team event founded by Greg Norman. Both hit iron shots close and when Kizzire holed his eagle putt they leapfrogged McDowell and Grillo, who had pulled one ahead with their seventh straight birdie at 17. "We knew we needed at least birdie and eagle was a bonus," Kizzire said. "He had a great iron shot in there close and freed me up, and I hit a good one, too. We both had looks at it. I putted first and made it." … [Read more...] about Kizzire and Harman win golf QBE Shootout
Established in 1934, Hang Day Stadium on Trinh Hoai Duc Street in the capital city, Hanoi holds up to 22,500 fans. The stadium will host the fourth and final match of Group A between Vietnam and Cambodia at 7:30pm on November 24. Vietnamese are still in the hunt for a top two finish in the group to qualify for the knockout stage of the competition and are currently undefeated having won two matches and drawn the other. Meanwhile Cambodia have left themselves no chance of qualifying out of the group after two losses and one win; they’ll now be playing the match only for pride. The pitch itself is kept to a very high standard and workers will take care of the pitch on a weekly basis. Even Premier League players would have no complaints playing on this beautifully looked after pitch. The competition organizers will spend the next two days putting team and brand banners and logos all around the stadium to help create a wonderful match day atmosphere. Workers can be seen completing … [Read more...] about Hang Day Stadium fully prepared for crucial match between Vietnam and Cambodia
Nation A faint knock on the tourism door The Saigon Times Daily Monday, Apr 2, 2018,23:18 (GMT+7) A faint knock on the tourism doorThe Saigon Times Daily In HCMC, typical landmarks of great historical and cultural value, needless to say, are often seen as hotspots for visitors, such as the Central Post Office, the Reunification Palace, the Notre Dame Cathedral and Ben Thanh Market. Those sightseeing spots, however, are quite few, and can hardly quench the thirst of visitors wanting to get a deeper insight into the city’s history of development. Visitors and travel firms alike wish to have more. In a gesture of building hope for the tourism industry, HCMC chairman Nguyen Thanh Phong has recently hinted at the possibility of opening the City Hall to the public. In appraising the zoning and architecture plan of scale 1/500 for the City Hall conducted by the international consultant Gensler, chairman Phong suggested last week that … [Read more...] about A faint knock on the tourism door
VietNamNet Bridge - Doors and flaps just account for 1-2 percent of total value of an aircraft. If Vietnam manufactures these items and joins the production chain, its earnings will be small. Nguyen Duc Cuong, chair of the Vietnam Aerospace Association (VASA), said if Vietnamese enterprises can undertake all phases of the production process, from A to Z, this would be a great success. There are tens of criteria set for paint products, such as hardness, durability and heat resistance. If foreign manufacturers order Vietnamese enterprises to make products in accordance with the criteria they set, Vietnamese enterprises will be capable of doing this. There are tens of criteria set for paint products, such as hardness, durability and heat resistance. If foreign manufacturers order Vietnamese enterprises to make products in accordance with the criteria they set, Vietnamese enterprises will be capable of doing this. RELATED NEWS Aviation manufacturing industry finds … [Read more...] about Making aircraft doors for Boeing 777 aircraft: a profitable venture?