Thursday, October 25, 2012
Australian inflation came in ahead of forecasts Wednesday, rising a seasonally adjusted 1.2 percent in the September quarter as electricity prices jumped following the introduction of a pollution tax.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Australia will set up a foreign-ownership register for farm lands, Prime Minister Julia Gillard said on Tuesday, as the government moves to ease public concern over foreign buyers in the agriculture sector, particularly Chinese.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Australia on Monday cut its growth and budget surplus forecasts as worsening global conditions hurt revenues in the mining-driven economy.
Australia's mineral-rich state of Queensland reversed a decades-long ban on uranium mining Monday, citing rekindled interest in the nuclear fuel after Canberra gave the go-ahead to exports to India.
Friday, October 12, 2012
Australia's unemployment rate rose to an near two-and-a-half-year high of 5.4 percent in September, data showed Thursday, but analysts said it was not as bad as the numbers suggested.
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Australia's trade deficit blew out to more than US$2 billion in August, data showed Wednesday, with exports diving as China's slowdown hit the key mining sector, increasing pressure on the economy.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Australia's central bank on Tuesday cut interest rates to 3.25 percent, their lowest level since the global financial crisis, warning that the growth outlook for next year had weakened.
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Asia's largest film festival rolls out the red carpet in South Korea on Thursday, offering a window into the region's cinema landscape and a rare screening of a North Korean film.
Monday, October 1, 2012
Even with its economy cooling, India's car sales are forecast to go into overdrive, creating a huge challenge for the government to modernize the country's antiquated road network.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
The joint event of 2012 Textile International Forum and Exhibition (TIFE 2012) and the third Asian Protective Clothing Conference (APCC) was kicked off by the Ministry of Economic Affairs' (MOEA, 經濟部) ...