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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE HOWARD WINN

    Clive Palmer apologises for 'insult to Chinese everywhere'

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 01:21am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn Clive Palmer appears to have had a change of heart about his feelings towards the Chinese. Early last week, readers will recall, he was calling them "bastards" ... allows us to put ourselves in the other person's position and bring greater understanding and less conflict to the world." Palmer said he now realised that what he said was "an ...

  2. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Sino Iron fiasco has Clive Palmer changing his attitude to China

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 01:03am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn Clive Palmer's tirade against China made global headlines earlier this week. But what's got the Australian mining billionaire so fired up? After all, four years ago Palmer was critical of the previous Labor government when Kevin Rudd was prime minister saying its policies made trade difficult for Chinese investors. In a speech he called the policies ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... Titanic was a ship of dreams. Titanic II will be a ship where dreams come true Clive Palmer, chairman of Blue Star Line   It seems that the government is fearful of scrutiny Nick Xenophon, a South Australia state senator, after Malaysian authorities stop him entering the country   Gone is the pain that lurks in the stomach at work, the pain from avoiding questions, and at last ...

  4. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Clive Palmer in expletive-laden rant at Citic Pacific executive

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn Australian mining billionaire Clive Palmer is not known for being the most patient of souls. The Australian has published the transcript of a recording of what it describes as an "angry expletive-laden tirade of abuse," by Palmer directed against Citic Pacific executives, together with an audio tape on its website. The voicemail, the newspaper says, was left ...

  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Magnetic attraction: Citic Pacific and Clive Palmer

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn Clive Palmer's relations with his mainland business partner Hong Kong-listed Citic Pacific continue their downward spiral. Citic Pacific recently denied claims ... in Western Australia. In 2006, Palmer sold Citic the rights to mine magnetite iron ore in return for royalty payments. Citic agreed to build the infrastructure, but the "deal ...

  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Clive Palmer comes the iron man with Citic Pacific

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn howard.winn@scmp.com Relations between the Australian mining billionaire Clive Palmer and the Hong Kong-listed but state-owned Citic Pacific are not getting any better. Their dispute centres on what can best be described as the "troubled" Sino Iron Ore project in Western Australia. In 2006, Palmer sold Citic the right to mine magnetite iron ore in the Pilbara ...

  7. Business - Comment - LAI SEE HOWARD WINN

    Clive Palmer's Citic Pacific suit adds to his China risk

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn The mining cognoscenti in Hong Kong will be familiar with Clive Palmer for having the distinction of having made four unsuccessful attempts to list his company Resourcehouse ... but state-controlled Citic Pacific. Palmer is threatening to terminate Citic Pacific's rights to mine iron ore from the nearly completed US$8 billion Sino Iron project being built on Palmer's mining ...

  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Self-criticism session for top HSBC bankers

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Clive Palmer is coming to Hong Kong to promote his plan to build a replica of the ill-fated Titanic in a mainland shipyard. He has already signed a first-stage agreement with the Nanjing-based CSC Jinling Shipyard to build the ship as part of a planned fleet of luxury liners. Palmer is holding a press conference in Hong Kong next Saturday, to be followed by a gala dinner in Macau ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 03:14am by STAFF

    ... I most sincerely apologise for any insult to Chinese people caused by any of the language I used Australian businessman Clive Palmer, who launched a tirade against China earlier this month   When I saw Michael laying there, I thought how many of us were thought of as nothing Civil rights leader Al Sharpton at the funeral of Michael Brown in St Louis   I'm happy to be back ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - A BAD WEEK FOR ...

    A Bad Week for..., August 24, 2014

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 03:43am by STAFF

    ... and shocked' over the incident and apologised for not bringing his son up properly.   Clive Palmer The Australian mining mogul and politician came under fire from the Chinese media following a rant in which he referred to Chinese as "mongrels" and "bastards". Palmer is in a dispute with Chinese firm Citic Pacific over a mining project in Western Australia.   Rick Perry ...




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