Friday, November 27, 2015
Along with Taipei's sky-high housing prices, buying a parking space in the capital city is a very costly endeavor, with the most expensive one priced at NT$8.2 million (US$252,392), according to surveys conducted by local realtors.
Saturday, November 21, 2015
The U.S. Treasury announced new measures Thursday to block "inversion" mergers designed to let companies avoid U.S. taxes, placing a possible obstacle to Pfizer's potential US$150 billion takeover of Ireland's Allergan.
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Australia's trade minister said Wednesday it was a "matter of urgency" to revive talks on a trade agreement with Indonesia, during a trip to Jakarta with hundreds of business leaders as ties thaw between the neighbors.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
The Australian and New Zealand stock markets began trading lower Monday after becoming the first markets in developed economies to open since Friday's terrorist attacks in Paris killed 129 people.
Friday, November 13, 2015
The US military conducted an air strike in Syria targeting "Jihadi John," the masked Islamic State (IS) militant with a British accent seen in grisly videos executing Western hostages, the Pentagon said.
Australia's jobless rate dropped to a better-than-expected 5.9 percent in October, data showed Thursday, lowering expectations that the central bank will cut record-low interest rates.
Thursday, November 12, 2015
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.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
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.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
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.