Australian entrepreneur Clive Palmer said opposition leader Tony Abbott, who is leading in polls ahead of the Sept. 14 election, should be worried that conservative voters will be wooed to his new political party.
Clive Palmer, the Australian entrepreneur planning to build a replica of the Titanic, will set up a new political party and run for parliament, pledging to boost employment as a strong currency curbs the economy.
Microsoft Corp. founder Bill Gates, who has gifted $28 billion to his charitable foundation, gave some simple advice to Australia’s richest man Andrew Forrest on his crusade to end modern slavery: find a metric to quantify it.
Andrew Forrest, Australia’s richest man who made his fortune digging up iron ore, is fighting bids to exploit the mineral wealth under his own half-a-million acre family ranch in the nation’s remote northwest outback.
Fortescue Metals Group Ltd.’s talks with lenders to restructure debt is reviving investor memories of the disaster of billionaire Australian mining magnate Andrew Forrest’s previous venture a decade ago.