Friday, September 13, 2013
Australia's jobless rate edged up to 5.8 percent in August, a level not seen since the global financial crisis, with the sluggish economy shedding 10,800 jobs as the mining investment boom unwinds.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Advancing through the first round as the only undefeated team, Italy has provided the unexpected at the European basketball championships.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Prime Minister-elect Tony Abbott's declaration that Australia is “open for business” and his promises of tax cuts and reforms have raised hopes he will reinvigorate the economy as it makes a painful transition from a mining boom.
Saturday, September 7, 2013
Two Romanian computer hackers who stole credit card information from more 800 U.S. merchants and more than 150,000 credit and debit card holders have been given lengthy prison sentences by a federal judge in New Hampshire.
Thursday, September 5, 2013
Australia's economy expanded a steady 0.6 percent in April-June from the previous quarter, data the ruling Labor Party seized upon Wednesday as proof of its credentials just days ahead of elections.
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Australia's central bank on Tuesday left interest rates on hold at a historic low of 2.5 percent, in a widely expected move four days ahead of national elections.
Tuesday, September 3, 2013
Philippine President Benigno Aquino III canceled a trip to a Chinese trade fair after Beijing demanded that he first withdraw a legal complaint over disputed territories in the South China Sea, Filipino officials said Monday.4 Comments
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Billabong reported a US$769 million annual loss Tuesday that reflects a collapse in the value of its once hot surf and street fashion brands.
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Both the manufacturing and service sectors experienced month-on-month growth in July, while the construction sector declined, according to a report released yesterday by the Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER, 台經院).
Sunday, August 25, 2013
Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp. will begin offering its HTC J One handset in Japan with a red case over the weekend, hoping to repeat the success of its red HTC J Butterfly flagship model.