Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Chinese Trade Minister Gao Hucheng attended the signing ceremony Wednesday in Canberra.

Australia, China sign landmark free trade agreement

Trade deal termed milestone in Australia and China bilateral relations Australia and China have signed a landmark free trade agreement after more than a decade of negotiations, providing a boon for jobs and... Read more »
Cameron Crowley (left) and Parkes MP Mark Coulton (sixth from left) take part in a strategic planning workshop following the receipt of a dollar-for-dollar grant of almost $1 million by Maverick Biomaterials Pty Ltd. Photo: Contributed

Government grant facilitates innovative Australian businesses

An entrepreneurial business in Dubbo has received encouragement and funding from the federal government in the form of a dollar-for-dollar grant of almost $1 million. Maverick Biomaterials Pty Ltd is one of... Read more »
Larry Page

Google’s Larry Page is the best CEO in America

Managers the world over may boast of being the “World’s Best Boss” on cheesy mugs and desktop gag pieces, but in the case of Google’s Larry Page or Nike’s Mark Parker, the... Read more »

Top 50 highest-rated CEOs in America as judged by their employees

America’s Favorite Bosses In 2015 Glassdoor, the careers website, has just released its third annual Employees’ Choice Awards for the Highest Rated CEOs. The survey is based solely on the input of employees who anonymously and voluntarily... Read more »

Australian sharemarket sinks for sixth day straight

Share market hits first six-session run of losses since December last year The Australian stock market looks set to open lower, following falls on Wall Street overnight. At 0654 AEST on Tuesday,... Read more »
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer

These are America’s top 10 highest-paid Women CEOs

NEW YORK (United States) – Female CEOs are outpacing their male colleagues in pay, although they remain vastly outnumbered in the top echelons of American companies. Last year, the median pay for women... Read more »
Director of Western Sydney Parklands Suellen Fitzgerald.

New Western Sydney Parklands business hub to protect nature and provide jobs

The new business hub will help to protect the 5820-hectare parklands by supporting the environmental improvements in the parklands. Construction could start as early as December 2016 and will create about 500 building jobs.... Read more »

The products most Googled in every country of the world in one map

In popular culture, certain countries are stereotypically associated with certain products — beer in Germany, carpets in Turkey, electronics in Japan. But those things aren’t what people are really searching for. Earlier... Read more »

China overtakes US as Australia’s largest foreign investor

China swamps US as top foreign investor in Australia after $12b property splurge China has become Australia’s biggest source of approved foreign investment for the first time after a $12.4 billion splurge on... Read more »

China and Pakistan launch economic corridor worth $46 billion

ISLAMABAD, (Pakistan) — China and Pakistan launched a plan on for energy and infrastructure projects in Pakistan worth $46 billion, linking their economies and underscoring China’s economic ambitions in Asia and beyond.... Read more »

China, Japan, South Korea agree to boost Tourism ties

The three countries launch ‘Visit East Asia Campaign’ as they seek to enhance visitor goal of 30 million by 2020 East Asian nations, China, Japan and South Korea, have decided to briefly... Read more »

Why Australia took so long to join the AIIB?

Australia cares about infrastructure investment in Asia. But why didn’t Australia joined the new China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) last November when they would have received the most political benefit? And... Read more »

U.S. economic growth slows in fourth quarter; corporate profits fall

U.S. economic growth cooled in the fourth quarter as previously reported and after-tax corporate profits took a hit from a strong dollar, which could undermine future business spending. Gross domestic product expanded... Read more »

World will face massive water shortage in 15 years unless consumption habits are changed

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The planet faces a 40 per cent shortfall in water supplies in 15 years due to urbanization, population growth and increasing demand for water for food production,... Read more »

8 Reasons that make Online Shopping a success in Pakistan

By Zaki Abbas Shah The internet has tremendously transformed the way the retail business is done all over the globe and now it’s doing the same in countries like Pakistan. In recent... Read more »

Pakistan and EU enjoy strong Bilateral relations and Trade ties

By Sana Jamal ISLAMABAD (Pakistan) – Pakistan and European Union enjoy strong bilateral relations and recent statistics indicate signs of ever growing trade ties. Member European Parliament Richard Howitt has said that strong... Read more »

Significant Visa Program contributes $3 billion to Australian economy

Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash announced that since the Coalition came into Government, over $3 billion has been invested in the Australian economy through the... Read more »

Awards acknowledge long-Term Businesses

Sydney (Media Release): Reflecting Fairfield’s cultural diversity, long-term business owners from cultural backgrounds including Argentina, Iran, China, Chile, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Lebanon, Serbia, Spain and Thailand will be applauded on 25 February.... Read more »

People-to-people link between Australia and India urged

MELBOURNE – Australia’s economic ties with India can be greatly enhanced and an FTA deal be signed if the two governments were willing to strengthen the people-to- people linkages, Australia’s Parliamentary secretary said... Read more »

In Focus: Australia Pakistan trade relations

By Abdul Aziz Uqaili, Consul General & Trade Commissioner of Pakistan in Australia @ Sydney; In last five years, the volume of bilateral trade between Australia and Pakistan has ranged between $550... Read more »

Multicultural Marketing Awards recognize Business Leaders

Greater Western Sydney Giants Football Club was named as the winner of the Big Business Award at the Australian Multicultural Marketing Awards for its success in promoting the Aussie Rules Football to... Read more »

Australia and China agree to strengthen cooperation

Tony Abbott and Chinese president Xi Jinping have officially concluded negotiations over a historic Free Trade Agreement (FTA), which will deliver at least $18 billion over a decade that maintains full scrutiny of... Read more »

Modi’s trip to boost Australia-India ties

Australia and India to boost trade, investment, energy and security partnership after a gap of 28 years Melbourne – In the first trip to Australia by an Indian Prime Minister in 28 years, Prime Minister... Read more »

$200,000 Funding To Boost Women’s Economic Participation

Investing in Women: Job creation for women in non-traditional Trades More than $200,000 in grants have been announced for successful applicants under the NSW Government’s Investing in Women funding program. Announcing the... Read more »