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Jack Ma Leads Tech’s Wealthiest In Asia: Including The World’s Richest Self-Made Woman

Forbes reports that 35 out of the world’s 100 richest tech billionaires – an annual list they’ve compiled since 2015 – live in the Asia-Pacific region. Predictably, China leads the way with 17 from the mainland, four from Hong Kong, and four more from Taiwan. Alibaba’s Jack Ma, who has led the list of the…

Inside UAE: Interview with AMCHAM ABU DHABI CHAIRMAN SHARIEF FAHMY

Sharief Fahmy is Chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce Abu Dhabi and has served since 2016. He also serves as CEO of Middle East General Enterprises (MGE), a Private Holding Company that provides business and investment solutions to the international business community in an array of specialties. Prior to MGE, Sharief was CEO of…

Demand For Bomb Shelters Soars In Japan In Shadow Of Nuclear Saber-Rattling

By Julian Leuthold

As threats of nuclear war between North Korea and the United States continue to escalate, so have sales of bomb shelters in Japan. On Tuesday, the Japanese Defense Ministry said that “it is possible that North Korea has already achieved the miniaturization of nuclear weapons and has acquired nuclear warheads,” and described the North Korean…

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WhatsApp Is Now The Most Popular Messenger Worldwide: Here’s How People Are Using It

By Julian Leuthold

With over a billion users sending 55 billion messages – which include 1 billion videos and 4.5 billion pictures – WhatsApp is now the most popular messaging app on the planet, easily beating out Chinese giants WeChat and QQ Mobile. Those numbers are growing. Its answer to SnapChat Stories – WhatsApp Status – is poised…

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New White House Chief Of Staff Kelly Has Canada Optimistic Before NAFTA Talks

By Julian Leuthold

    Trump’s freshly appointed White House Chief of Staff John Kelly has Canada’s government feeling hopeful about this month’s NAFTA renegotiations. According to The Huffington Post, Kelly – a retired Marine Corps general and former commander of U.S. Southern Command – is seen as particularly sympathetic and understanding when it comes to Canadian partnerships due…

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