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Malaysian billionare gives Rome opera one million euros

Malaysian tycoon and performing arts lover Tan Sri Francis Yeoh has given Rome’s struggling opera house one million euros ($1.1 million).

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Top 15 Richest Fictional Characters

Forbes magazine has released its annual Fictional 15, which ranks the richest characters from television, film, comics and books.

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Buffett donating $2.6 billion in stock to charities

Billionaire Warren Buffett is giving five charities more than $2.6 billion worth of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. stock as part of his overall plan to give away his fortune gradually.

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Branson serves as AirAsia stewardess after losing bet

Billionaire Richard Branson strutted his stuff as an AirAsia flight attendant Sunday, complete with fishnet stockings and figure-hugging red pencil skirt.

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A Russian Billionaire Bought Aristotle Onassis’ Island

Ekaterina Rybolovleva has bought the Skorpios island where shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis famously married Jacqueline Kennedy in the 1960s.

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Asia has the world’s most billionaires

Asia has more billionaires than any other continent, a survey by China-based Hurun Report showed on Thursday, overtaking North America for the first time.

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