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Billionaires like Ray Dalio and Sergey Brin are opening family offices in Singapore, lured by the city-state’s ample incentives and low taxes

Singapore is attracting billionaires who are setting up new branches of their family offices. Singapore has famously low taxes and offers incentives to set up family offices. It’s lured Google’s Sergey Brin, hedge-funder Ray Dalio, and vacuum-cleaner magnate James Dyson. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Singapore […]
Billionaires like Ray Dalio and Sergey Brin are opening family offices in Singapore, lured by the city-state’s ample incentives and low taxes
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10 of the richest LGBTQ people in the world

There are a few LGBTQ people in the world who are billionaires and millionaires. DreamWorks’ co-founder David Geffen and PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel are worth over $US5 billion. Giorgio Armani’s is worth $US8.9 billion, while Michael Kors is worth $US600 million. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. While the […]
10 of the richest LGBTQ people in the world
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13 things you probably didn’t know about Jeff Bezos

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos will step down as CEO later this year, the company announced February 2. You might not know that Bezos almost named his wildly successful company “Cadabra.” In August 2020, he became the first person to accumulate a fortune of over $US200 billion. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
13 things you probably didn’t know about Jeff Bezos
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More than half of Americans said they would consider living in a tiny home in a new survey as the lifestyle increases in popularity amid the pandemic

Tiny homes have become popular during the coronavirus pandemic, and with this sudden surge comes new tiny home trends. IPX1031, a Fidelity National Financial subsidiary, surveyed 2,006 Americans to measure the public interest in tiny housing. Over half of the respondents reported that they would consider living in a tiny […]
More than half of Americans said they would consider living in a tiny home in a new survey as the lifestyle increases in popularity amid the pandemic
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Justin Bieber’s church Hillsong is accused of racism, anti-LGBTQ behaviour, and exploiting volunteers after pastor Carl Lentz was fired for having an affair

In November, Carl Lentz — the head pastor of the millennial-friendly Hillsong Church in New York City — made headlines when he was fired for engaging in an extramarital affair. His ouster was announced publicly by Hillsong’s founder, Brian Houston, who noted “leadership issues,” “breaches of trust,” and “moral failures” […]
Justin Bieber’s church Hillsong is accused of racism, anti-LGBTQ behaviour, and exploiting volunteers after pastor Carl Lentz was fired for having an affair
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$95,000 bespoke fragrances, $350 vintage reds, and an unseasonable boost in engagement rings: Some high-end sectors have been seeing a surge during the pandemic

During lockdown, many wealthy Americans saw little impact on their incomes. At the same time, their outgoings cratered: Galas and charity events were cancelled and vacations nixed. As a result, some high-end industries – think perfumes, fine wines, and jewellery – have seen a boost in business. Visit Business Insider’s […]
$95,000 bespoke fragrances, $350 vintage reds, and an unseasonable boost in engagement rings: Some high-end sectors have been seeing a surge during the pandemic
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Meet the billionaire doctors behind Regeneron, the pharmaceutical company that developed Trump’s experimental COVID-19 treatment

Leonard Schleifer and George Yancopoulos, the billionaire doctors behind Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, are worth nearly $US4 billion combined. President Trump took a high dose of the experimental ‘antibody cocktail’ that Regeneron is developing to treat his case of COVID-19. Even before he took the drug, the president was friendly with Schleifer. […]
Meet the billionaire doctors behind Regeneron, the pharmaceutical company that developed Trump’s experimental COVID-19 treatment
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I visited two high-end California hotels to compare their reopenings. Here’s how they’re taking care of guests — and why I hope some of these measures stick around.

Freelance writer Molly O’Brien visited two hotels in vastly different geographic locations – Santa Monica’s Hotel Casa del Mar and Hotel Cerro in San Luis Obispo county – to compare and contrast their reopenings. While capacity and noise differed between the hotels, both had reopening plans with significant accommodations and […]
I visited two high-end California hotels to compare their reopenings. Here’s how they’re taking care of guests — and why I hope some of these measures stick around.
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11 vintage photos of celebrities, politicians, and royals on yachts

Yachts have long been associated with both Hollywood royalty and actual royalty. Actress Elizabeth Taylor owned a yacht named Kalizma, which her husband Richard Burton bought for her in 1967, according to the yacht’s website. The British royal family used to take vacations on the Royal Yacht Britannia, before the […]
11 vintage photos of celebrities, politicians, and royals on yachts
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Photos show an astonishing scale of devastation in Northern California’s wine country, where the Glass Fire has torched entire warehouses, tasting rooms, and vineyards

The Glass Incident Fire sparked early Sunday morning, and it has ravaged 48,440 acres of Napa County and surrounding areas so far. Many of these acres included warehouses and vineyards of the county’s many wineries. Smoke from the fire taints grapes too, making them cheap and unusable. The wine industry […]
Photos show an astonishing scale of devastation in Northern California’s wine country, where the Glass Fire has torched entire warehouses, tasting rooms, and vineyards