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An Urgent Letter to Australian Billionaire Andrew Forrest

Dear Mr. Forrest: I'm writing with great urgency in hopes that my meager voice might help correct a mammoth miscalculation. I saw the March 17th announcement that leaders of the Catholic, Anglican and Muslim faiths had teamed up with you, Mr. Show More Summary

Billionaire James Packer And Producer Brett Ratner Are Betting On Hollywood Being 'So Similar' To The Casino Business

After the massive success of "Gravity," director/producer Brett Ratner will rake in $40 million from the film thanks to his new production company, RatPac Entertainment, with Australian billionaire James Packer. In September, Ratner — who directed the "Rush Hour" franchise — closed a $450 million financing deal with Warner Bros. Show More Summary

Narendra Modi Is A Big Fan Of Solar, But Not Coal

Originally published on RenewEconomy. Australian coal producers – in particular the billionaire miners Gina Rinehart and Clive Palmer – face another major roadblock to their dreams of digging up the Galilee Basin and other coal-rich resources: The likely new prime minister of India is not a big fan of coal. Show More Summary

Australia’s WestSide Shares Rise 13% After Takeover Bid By Chinese Billionaire’s Firm

Shares in WestSide, an Australian listed gas producer, rose by 13% to A$0.295 today after a company led by Chinese billionaire Ye Cheng announced an unsolicited takeover bid for its shares. Landbridge of China’s Shandong Provice would pay A$0.36 per share, according to an announcement by WestSide.  The bid is subject to a number of [...]

This Just In: Kim Kardashian Is An Annoying Date

New from PopCrunch: Kim Kardashian has royally ticked-off an old dude with a celebrity obsession and some very deep pockets. Billionaire Australian mogul Richard Lugner paid Kim a hefty $500,000 to be his […] This article This Just In: Kim Kardashian Is An Annoying Date appeared first on PopCrunch.

Titanic II Luxury Cruise to Feature Festive Confetti Delousing

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

When last we checked in with Australian billionaire MP Clive Palmer and his plans to build a perfect replica of the Titanic (but with more lifeboats), applications for staff were flooding in. Now, he wants to sell you on the pleasures of roughing it in steerage. Read more...

Australian Billionaire to Reenact Titanic Voyage for $1 Million a Ticket

An Australian billionaire named Clive Palmer has apparently decided to tempt fate by building a full-sized, working replica of the Titanic. Already, 40,000 people have expressed an interest in attending the vessel’s maiden voyage in 2016. Not only will the

Media Billionaire and Fox News Owner Rupert Murdoch Tells Christians to Pray for Middle East Counterparts

Australian media tycoon Rupert Murdoch called on Christians to pray for their besieged Middle Eastern counterparts on Twitter on Saturday.

Massive Koala-Displacing Coal Mine In Australia’s Galilee Basin Gets Government Go-Ahead

Australia's environment minister announced approval for a massive new coal mine and rail line as the work week came to a close Friday, just in time for the holidays. The mine is owned by Australian MP and billionaire Clive Palmer. The post Massive Koala-Displacing Coal Mine In Australia’s Galilee Basin Gets Government Go-Ahead appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Model Miranda Kerr Dating Australian Billionaire James Packer

Model Miranda Kerr split from her husband Orlando Bloom just one month ago, but the Victoria's Secret beauty has already moved on to Australian billionaire businessman, James Packer, reports PageSix. Packer, 46, and Kerr, 30, grew up...Show More Summary

Miranda Kerr's New Boyfriend: Casino Billionaire

Miranda Kerr may not have her sights set on Justin Bieber after all. Woman's Day in Australia is reporting that the supermodel, recently separated from hubby Orlando Bloom, is now in a relationship with Australian casino mogul and billionaire James Packer. Packer was married to another model, Erica Baxter, for...

Miranda Kerr Is Reportedly Dating Billionaire James Packer

Fresh off her split from Orlando Bloom, Miranda Kerr has reportedly moved on with a billionaire. Kerr is allegedly romancing James Packer, an Australian business mogul whose net worth tops $7 billion, the Sydney Morning Herald reports. Show More Summary

Miranda Kerr Dating Australian Billionaire, Report

Just weeks after they both split from their spouses, Miranda Kerr and Australian billionaire James Packer are already a couple, Woman’s Day  magazine is reporting. Packer, a casino mogul, and… READ ON

Brett Ratner's RatPac-Dune Closes $300 Million Credit Facility to Fund Warner Bros. Films

The director and Australian billionaire James Packer teamed up with Steven Mnuchin for the agreement, which will co-finance about 75 movies and could reach as much as $400 million. RatPac-Dune Entertainment, the partnership between filmmaker...Show More Summary

Australian Billionaire James Packer: China's Love For Luxury and Gambling Will Change Our World

Crown Limited’s annual general meeting is on today and James Packer was pleased to tell shareholders its $600 million investment in a Macau casino is now worth about $6.2 billion. Packer achieved this by targeting the new middle class...Show More Summary

WTF: Australian Titanic Enthusiast Plans to One-Up James Cameron With New Film

6 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

It’s a potent cocktail: money mixed liberally with delusions of grandeur. Recall, if you will, the name Clive Palmer. He’s the billionaire in Australia (at current conversion rates there’s not even a need to qualify him as a billionaire only in Australian dollars) who last year announced his plans to build a full-size, working Titanic replica [...]

Mother of Billionaire Andrew Forrest Tried to Cause an Abortion to Take His Life

drew Forrest is a Western Australian mining magnate and self-made billionaire who many say could launch a successful bid for Prime Minister if he decides to enter the world of politics someday. Forrest was born in Perth as the youngest of three children of Donald and Judith Forrest. He has close connections with all of […]

Film: Newswire: Man who's building Titanic replica confident he'll also make a better Titanic movie than James Cameron

Last year Australian billionaire Clive Palmer announced plans to build the Titanic II, a full-scale replica of the famed sunken ocean liner that would stand as testimony to man’s indomitable spirit in the face of overwhelming symbolism, and the timeless determination of the proud to die ironically. Show More Summary

Australian Motoring Enthusiasts Party forms Palmer Senate alliance

6 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Australian Motoring Enthusiasts Party (AMEP) senator-elect Ricky Muir will form an alliance with the Palmer United Party (PUP) in the Senate, giving the five-month-old automotive-focused party and mining billionaire Clive Palmer more power in the Federal Parliament. Show More Summary

Does James Packer think Zillow will disintermediate real estate agents?

With Zillow’s stock having already tripled in price this year, it’s been hard for some to get a handle on this week’s news that Australian billionaire James Packer’s has shelled out $298 million to take a 9.3 percent stake in...

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