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Aussie MP to China: Sorry I Called You Guys Mongrels

Australian billionaire and alleged politician Clive Palmer has done some serious open-minded thinking and now realizes, a week later, that calling the Chinese "mongrels" was perhaps "an insult to Chinese people everywhere," he writes in a letter to ambassador Ma Zhaoxu, the Australian reports. "I wish to assure them they...

Australian billionaire politician apologizes for TV tirade over China

Australian mining magnate and politician Clive Palmer has apologized to China's ambassador to Australia for a tirade in which he referred to the Chinese government as "bastards", setting off a firestorm in Canberra and Beijing. The apology,...Show More Summary

Australian Mogul Says He Only Meant to Insult Some Chinese, Not All of Them

Billionaire mine owner and lawmaker Clive Palmer is seeking to temper anger in Beijing over an outburst in which he labeled Chinese "bastards" who shoot their own people and covet Australian resources, claiming his comments were directed only at a Chinese state-owned company in dispute with his business over royalty payments.

Australian Mogul Says He Only Meant to Insult Some Chinese, Not All 1.4 Billion People

Billionaire mine owner and lawmaker Clive Palmer is seeking to temper anger in Beijing over an outburst in which he labeled Chinese "bastards" who shoot their own people and covet Australian resources, claiming his comments were directed only at a Chinese state-owned company in dispute with his business over royalty payments.

Australia tycoon blasts Chinese government 'mongrels'

Outspoken Australian tycoon Clive Palmer has labelled the Chinese government "mongrels" who "shoot their own people" in a televised tirade that was criticised by Canberra Tuesday as "hugely damaging". The billionaire politician, whoShow More Summary

'Wolf Of Wall Street' Jordan Belfort Is Writing A TV Show About The Excess Of Wall Streeters

Jordan Belfort — the real life stockbroker and scam artist who inspired "The Wolf of Wall Street" — is teaming up with "Rush Hour" director Brett Ratner and Australian billionaire James Packer to produce and write a “Mad Men”-style TV show about the excess of Wall Street in the 1980s. Show More Summary

Jon Stewart Wants To Buy CNN & He Needs Your Help! Check Out His 'Totally Real' $10 Billion Kickstarter Campaign!

4 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : CocoPerez

There could soon be a major media shakeup in the world of cable news! Billionaire Rupert Murdoch is hoping to add Time Warner to his already massive media empire. The 83-year-old Australian tycoon made a bid to buy the company this week but if the deal does go through, CNN will have to find a [...]

The Crazy State of Australian Politics: a Primer

There is something bizarre going down in Australian politics, and its name is Clive Palmer. In 2013, this mining billionaire formed a political party he called the Palmer United Party (PUP). Some people paid attention, most tried toShow More Summary

Woolworths pays too-steep ransom in Aussie battle

The South African group is buying billionaire Solomon Lew’s stake in an Australian unit in return for his support in its $2 bln takeover of retailer David Jones. The $201 mln side deal lifts the effective takeover premium – raising the pressure on Woolworths to realise synergies.

Envestra Directors Endorse Li Ka-shing Takeover Bid

The Hong Kong billionaire offered $2.2 billion for the Australian natural gas distributor, topping an offer from APA Group.

Listage: The Best Bagels in NYC; Ranking Sub-Par Coffee

Schroeder's, San Francisco. · Alan Richman on the 10 Best Bagels in NYC · Champion Barista Ranks Sub-Par Coffee · 'Food Not Fit For Consumption' at World Cup Hotels in Brazil · Billionaire Sees Fortune in Australian Beef to...

Two Australian Billionaires Got In A Street Fight Over Miranda Kerr

Part of being a world famous supermodel is you have to have sex with billionaires. Right, Heidi Klum? Right. Except at the end of the day, billionaires are men like the rest of us, and men are territorial sons of bitches which is why filthy rich childhood best friends David Gyngell and James Packer found Read More...

Two Billionaires Got Into an All-Out Street Brawl Over Miranda Kerr

6 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Two Australian billionaires apparently started punching each other in broad daylight last week when one confronted the other about dating Victoria's Secret model Miranda Kerr after leaving his wife and children last year. Read more....

Miranda Kerr's rumored boyfriend James Packer brawls with childhood friend

Miranda Kerr's rumored billionaire beau got in quite the brawl. Australian media mogul James Packer found himself in a street fight with close pal David Gyngell, the chairman of Nine Entertainment Co., on May 4 in Sydney outside his home.

Billionaire Packer ‘involved in brawl’

Australian gaming mogul James Packer was seen brawling on a Bondi Beach street with a fellow businessman. ||| Sydney - Billionaire Australian gaming mogul James Packer was seen brawling on a Bondi Beach street with fellow businessman...Show More Summary

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.

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