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Mapped: The World’s billionaire population by country

Mapped: The World’s billionaire population by country

North America is home to most billionaires, worth $4.6 trillion. By Avery Koop, Graphics/Design by Joyce Ma Visualized: The World’s Billionaire Population The world’s billionaires—only 3,311 individuals—represent almost $11.8 trillion in wealth. The global billionaire population continued to grow in 2021, increasing by 3%. Over the same period, billionaire wealth also increased by 18%. This map uses data from...

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Why the price of an iPhone hasn’t gone up amid soaring inflation

Why the price of an iPhone hasn’t gone up amid soaring inflation

Apple turned heads when it said it wouldn’t charge more for the iPhone 14. While prices of food and fuel are surging, smartphone prices have been on a steady decline over the years, says an economist. By Jay L Zagorsky Inflation in the US is surging to near a 40-year high, with prices on food,...

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Shane Warne drama is “beyond disrespectful” says daughter, Brooke.

Shane Warne drama is “beyond disrespectful” says daughter, Brooke.

The eldest daughter of the late cricketer Shane Warne has slammed Nine’s plans for Warnie Eldest daughter of the late cricketer Shane Warne has slammed Nine’s plans for a two part bio-drama. Brooke Warne, the eldest daughter of the late cricketer Shane Warne has slammed Nine’s plans for Warnie, a two part bio-drama, announced yesterday at its...

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Photos: Pearl diving tradition being kept alive in Qatar

Photos: Pearl diving tradition being kept alive in Qatar

Men would embark on long voyages, often away from home for months, cramped together on the deck of a ship. Just a century ago, the pearl trade made up three-quarters of the region’s exports. Diving was a popular profession for Qataris before oil and gas were discovered. It was hard and dangerous work that required great...

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World of football has lost a great friend: FIFA chief pays tribute to late FAS president Lim Kia Tong

World of football has lost a great friend: FIFA chief pays tribute to late FAS president Lim Kia Tong

Lim was first elected president of FAS in April 2017 after his Team LKT defeated Mr Bill Ng’s Team Game Changers 30-13 FIFA chief Gianni Infantino paid tribute to the late Football Association of Singapore president (FAS) Lim Kia Tong, saying that both the sport’s governing body and the world of football have lost “a great friend”. FIFA...