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Body found near site of Chinese tycoon's Bordeaux chopper crash
Body found near site of Chinese tycoon's Bordeaux chopper crash

A body was discovered Friday on the banks of the river into which a Chinese tycoon crashed his helicopter as he toured his newly-acquired Bordeaux wine estate in December.

Body found near site of Chinese tycoon's Bordeaux chopper crash
Gigi Chao. Photo courtesy of jurnalul.ro
H.K. tycoon rescinds $130 mn 'marriage bounty' for gay daughter

A Hong Kong tycoon has withdrawn his $130 million "marriage bounty" to find his lesbian daughter a male suitor after she defended her sexuality in a heartfelt open letter, but emphatically refused to accept her partner into the family.

H.K. tycoon rescinds $130 mn 'marriage bounty' for gay daughter
Gigi Chao, the daughter of Hong Kong property tycoon Cecil Chao Sze-tsung. ©Reuters/Bobby Yip
Gay daughter of HK tycoon makes heartfelt plea to dad

The lesbian daughter of a Hong Kong tycoon, who offered more than $100 million to find her a male suitor, has issued a heartfelt open letter urging him to accept her sexuality.

Gay daughter of HK tycoon makes heartfelt plea to dad
Khodorkovsky associate walks free after decade in jail
Khodorkovsky associate walks free after decade in jail

Former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky's business partner Platon Lebedev walked free from prison on Friday after Russia's Supreme Court ordered his early release.

Khodorkovsky associate walks free after decade in jail
Gigi Chao, the daughter of Hong Kong property tycoon Cecil Chao Sze-tsung. ©Reuters/Bobby Yip
HK tycoon doubles bounty to marry off gay daughter

A Hong Kong tycoon may double a "marriage bounty" to find a male suitor for his gay daughter to US$130 million, despite his initial offer attracting 20,000 candidates.

HK tycoon doubles bounty to marry off gay daughter
Russian real estate tycoon Sergei Polonsky. ©Reuters/Samrang Pring
Cambodia court frees Russian tycoon wanted over alleged scam

A Cambodian court on Monday freed a Russian tycoon wanted by Moscow over allegations he embezzled tens of millions of dollars in a real estate scam, and suspended extradition proceedings against him, his lawyer said.

Cambodia court frees Russian tycoon wanted over alleged scam
Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing. Oli Scarff/Pool
Li's Power Assets to spin off HK unit

Li Ka-shing, Asia's richest man, is to spin off his electricity assets in Hong Kong through an initial public offering worth up to HK$27.9 billion ($3.6 billion) and will sell a large chunk to a Chinese state-owned power company.

Li's Power Assets to spin off HK unit
Chen Guangbiao. ©Reuters/Carlos Barria
Chinese tycoon wants to 'rebuild' New York Times

A Chinese tycoon said Monday he is serious about buying the New York Times and wants to work on "rebuilding its credibility and influence" by reforming its award-winning coverage of China.

Chinese tycoon wants to 'rebuild' New York Times
Putin pardons Khodorkovsky after 10 years in jail
Putin pardons Khodorkovsky after 10 years in jail

President Vladimir Putin on Friday signed a decree granting a pardon to Russia's former richest man and bitter Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky, allowing his release after more than a decade in prison.

Putin pardons Khodorkovsky after 10 years in jail
Wang Jing, HKND Group chairman.©Reuters/ Jason Lee
Chinese tycoon unveils $10bn Ukrainian port project: report

A Chinese tycoon who plans to dig a canal across Nicaragua has unveiled his latest project -- a $10 billion deal to build a deepwater port in Ukraine, giving him a foothold in Europe, state-run media said Friday.

Chinese tycoon unveils $10bn Ukrainian port project: report
Americo Amorim, Portugese businessman, the country's richest man.©Reuters/Nacho Doce
Crisis what crisis? Portugal's richest get richer

Portugal may be mired in a debt crisis, but its 25 richest people got 16 percent wealthier in 2013, with fortunes equivalent to nearly 10 percent of the country's GDP, rankings published Thursday showed.

Crisis what crisis? Portugal's richest get richer
Miss Universe-2013 Maria Gabriela de Jesus Isler Morales. ©Aizhan Tugelbayeva
Venezuelan crowned Miss Universe in Moscow ceremony

A 25-year-old Venezuelan television presenter, Gabriela Isler, on Saturday was crowned Miss Universe in Moscow in a glittering ceremony.

Venezuelan crowned Miss Universe in Moscow ceremony
From North Pole to the stars: Russia's thrill-seeking tycoon
From North Pole to the stars: Russia's thrill-seeking tycoon

Other tycoons may plough their millions into yachts or private jets, but Vasily Klyukin prefers a good "adventure". On his diary for next year? A space trip with Leonardo DiCaprio.

From North Pole to the stars: Russia's thrill-seeking tycoon
Vassiliy Rozinov. ©vipvkurske.com
European banks claiming 18 million Euro from Kazakhstan tycoon

Hearings on the case of several European banks against major Kazakhstan's Ivolga-Holding over 18 million Euro will start on August 29.

European banks claiming 18 million Euro from Kazakhstan tycoon
Kim Dotcom slams Megaupload 'data massacre'
Kim Dotcom slams Megaupload 'data massacre'

Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom Thursday condemned a Dutch company's decision to delete million of files belonging to users of his defunct website.

Kim Dotcom slams Megaupload 'data massacre'
Titanic tycoon launches political party in Australia
Titanic tycoon launches political party in Australia

Australian billionaire Clive Palmer, the tycoon who is building a replica of the ill-fated Titanic, on Friday unveiled his new political party and said he would run in the September 14 elections.

Titanic tycoon launches political party in Australia
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Luxury car makers seek success in China

Construction tycoon Niu Yeqing owns four cars in which he cruises the streets of the Chinese city of Hefei, including a black Mercedes-Benz S600.

Luxury car makers seek success in China
Anar Aitzhanova. Photo courtesy of dailymail.co.uk
Kazakhstan citizens own London's most expensive apartments

Two Kazakhstan citizens are among еру owners of London’s most expensive apartments in One Hyde Park elite residential complex.

Kazakhstan citizens own London's most expensive apartments
Baurzhan Assaubayev. Photo courtesy of Fokus magazine
Kazakhstan tycoon family is buying Hambledon Mining

Assaubayevs family company African Resources intends to buy 60 percent of Hambledon Mining.

Kazakhstan tycoon family is buying Hambledon Mining
Alidzhan Ibragimov. Photo courtesy of  forbes.kz
Court cut Kazakhstan tycoon's claims 1000-fold in a case against Vremya magazine

The hearings on the case of Kazakhstan tycoon Alidzhan Ibragimov against Vremya magazine and journalist Gennady Benditskiy have finished in Almaty.

Court cut Kazakhstan tycoon's claims 1000-fold in a case against Vremya magazine