Bill Gates remains richest man on earth

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates once again tops the list of the world's richest billionaires, Forbes magazine said on Monday. Gates, whose wealth is estimated at 86 billion USD, leads the list for the fourth straight year.

He is followed by investing icon Warren Buffett, whose wealth is estimated at 75.6 billion USD.

The US has more billionaires in the top 10 than any other country and also has the most billionaires - 565. China is second and Germany is third.

US President Donald Trump slipped to number 544 with an estimated 3.5 billion USD.

The annual list of the world's billionaires this year includes 2 from Vietnam: Vingroup Chairman Pham Nhat Vuong and budget carrier Vietjet's CEO Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao.

Source: VOV5