Four Vietnamese tycoons have been named in Forbes Billionaires 2018, and they share a common interest in agricultural investment or businesses dedicated to benefiting Vietnamese farmers and the poor.
Nguyễn Hồng Quân, 38, used to be considered one among the richest men in Ngã Ba Village, Gia Phù Commune in the northern mountainous province of Sơn La.
Next week Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) leaders will meet in Đà Nẵng. They face a region divided like never before. After decades of world-leading economic growth that lifted boats almost universally, Asia today is rapidly becoming a fractured region with sharp economic and social divisions between the rich and the poor.
US billionaire Warren Buffett challenged Donald Trump Monday to release his tax returns, a feat which the Republican presidential candidate has so far resisted.