How Rich Was Co-Owner Of Billion-Dollar Crypto Company

Tiantian Kullander, the co-founder of Hong Kong-based digital asset company, Amber, died on Nov. 23 at the age of 30. Kullander is the second cryptocurrency wizard to have died this year. His death comes months after Bitcoin billionaire Mircea Popescu drowned on June 23. Kullander “passed away unexpectedly in his sleep,” Amber said in a … Read more

How Rich Is The Outgoing Gucci Creative Director?

Alessandro Michele will be stepping down as Gucci’s creative director, a position he held for more than eight years. Gucci and parent company Kering officially released a statement Wednesday to confirm Michele’s departure. The in-house design team of Gucci will reportedly be assigned the tasks usually allocated to the creative director until a new appointment … Read more

Rich Nations To Pay Developing Nations For Economic Losses From Extreme Weather

The UN’s COP27 summit in Egypt ended Friday with a historic deal that will see rich nations paying poorer nations for losses incurred due to climate change. “This COP has taken an important step towards justice. I welcome the decision to establish a loss and damage fund and to operationalize it in the coming period,” … Read more

How Rich Is UK’s First British Asian Prime Minister

Rishi Sunak—set to be the first person of color and Hindu prime minister of the UK—also happens to be one of the richest MPs to have a fortune bigger than the wealth of royal family members with his Indian heiress wife. Seven weeks after losing the Tory leadership race to Liz Truss, Sunak is now … Read more

How Rich Is Yuri Milner?

Yuri Milner, a billionaire tech investor who was an early backer of Facebook and Twitter, announced that he and his family have renounced their Russian citizenship amid the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict. “My family and I left Russia for good in 2014, after the Russian annexation of Crimea,” Milner wrote on Twitter Monday. “And this summer, … Read more

Doctor warns failures in outdated Medicare bulk-billing system risk tipping health system over edge

Melbourne GP has warned quality healthcare could soon be reserved for the rich, with poor and vulnerable patients already forced to run the gauntlet of clogged emergency wards. Key points: Melbourne GP says old and vulnerable patients are putting off care because they can no longer afford it GPs have been forced to pass on … Read more

Storm Rips Through Dominican Republic After Hitting Puerto Rico

Hurricane Fiona made landfall in the Dominican Republic on Monday morning after causing devastation to Puerto Rico over the weekend. The Dominican Republic was hit with heavy rain and strong winds that caused power outages, flooding, and roofs to be blown off of buildings as of Monday afternoon. Fiona intensified to a Category 2 storm … Read more

Over 100 Flights In Puerto Rico Canceled Amid Hurricane Fiona’s Onslaught

More than a hundred flights from Puerto Rico were canceled Sunday as Hurricane Fiona slammed into the island, knocking out power and causing “catastrophic” flooding in the area. The highest number of canceled flights from the island Sunday was recorded at Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport (SJU) in Carolina. According to data from real-time flight … Read more