SYDNEY, Australia - An Apple manager has apologised to six teenagers of African descent after staff kicked them out of an Australian store citing concerns they "might steal something", with a video of the incident going viral on Facebook.
An Australian environmental group Monday launched a new legal challenge to a huge, India-backed coal mine, saying the government's recent re-approval of the project failed to consider the impact on the Great Barrier Reef.
The total value of Taiwan's top 20 brands reached US$8.96 billion in 2015, up 2.6 percent from last year, according to an annual list of top brands released Tuesday by the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
Unable to revive Yahoo's revenue growth on her own, CEO Marissa Mayer is hoping for a little help from her old friends at Google.
Shares in mining giant Glencore soared in afternoon trade Monday in Hong Kong following reports of talks on selling its agriculture business, but the firm said it was unaware why its stock had risen so sharply.
Kellogg said Monday that it bought Egyptian cereal company Mass Food Group for US$50 million as it seeks to boost its presence in Africa.
Australian consumer confidence has jumped following the ouster of the country's unpopular prime minister last week by a moderate rival.
Travelers using Australia's international airports faced delays Monday and were warned of more to come as immigration and border force workers went on strike over pay and conditions.
Australia's trade minister called Monday for Indonesia to set an annual quota for cattle imports to bring more certainty for Australian exporters and ease tensions between the neighbors on the issue.
Australia's next generation of submarines could be built locally, Defense Minister Kevin Andrews has hinted, reversing plans reportedly favored by former prime minister Tony Abbott to buy the vessels directly from Japan.