Oceania

Nikkei, Hang Seng and Asian Stocks Enjoy Upbeat Mood

The Nikkei 225 was up 0.92% at the close in Tokyo on Friday, while the Hang Seng in Hong Kong…

2 weeks ago

US Failure to Back Funding Opens Door to China: Pacific Islands

Leaders of Pacific Island nations allied with the US have become anxious about the US budget impasse that has delayed…

2 weeks ago

Nikkei Nears Record Peak, Calm in Asia Before US Inflation Data

Japanese shares soared to a 34-year peak on Tuesday, rising 2.9% while stock markets in China were all closed again…

2 weeks ago

Australia’s Lynas Rare Earths Ends Merger Talks With US Miner

Industry sources said a merger or partnership deal would have been tricky, partly because rare earths prices have dropped sharply…

3 weeks ago

Singapore Seeks 2 More for S$3bn Money Laundering Case – CNA

Singapore police have issued arrest warrants for two ethnic Chinese linked to a massive money laundering case involving assets that…

1 month ago

Chinese Port in Peru Seen Ramping up Trade With South America

China will get a 'Silk Road' gateway to South America and its resources via a $3.5 billion deep-water port at…

1 month ago

Notorious Crypto Fund HyperVerse May Have Created Fake CEO

A probe into HyperVerse's supposed CEO suggests his identity is fake as none of his qualifications could be confirmed, a…

2 months ago

Singapore Firm Taps AI to Cut Critical Mineral Mining Costs

Drilling a single hole to search for a mineral can cost from $7,000 to $33,000 and building a more accurate…

2 months ago

Scientists Reveal AI Headset That Turns Thoughts Into Text – IE

The University of Technology Sydney team say their electroencephalography cap can read and translate brainwaves

3 months ago

Push for Phase-Out of Fossil Fuels on the Table at COP28

The move gathered momentum on Tuesday when a draft text emerged and research revealed that global CO2 emissions from burning…

3 months ago

US Pledges $3 Billion for Green Climate Fund at COP28

The US will give $3 billion to the Green Climate Fund, sources said Saturday. The fund helps poor countries lower…

3 months ago

Australia’s Clean Energy Plan Delays $10.6bn Origin Takeover Bid

The government's plan to underwrite 32 GW of renewable projects was announced on Thursday, just before a vote on a…

3 months ago