NZ’s incoming PM ‘making haste’ on changes in priorities

New Zealand's new Prime Minister Chris Hipkins (left) and his Depute Prime Minister Carmel Sepuloni attend their first press conference at Parliament in Wellington on Jan 22, 2023. (MARTY MELVILLE / AFP) WELLINGTON – New Zealand's incoming Prime Minister Chris Hipkins said on Monday that his government would be "making haste" on reprioritizing and looking […]

NZ’s incoming PM says he’s ‘making haste’ on changes in priorities

New Zealand's new Prime Minister Chris Hipkins speaks at his first press conference at Parliament in Wellington on Jan 22, 2023. (MARTY MELVILLE / AFP) WELLINGTON – New Zealand's incoming Prime Minister Chris Hipkins said on Monday that his government would be "making haste" on reprioritizing and looking at whether current policies need to be […]

Australia GDP falls less than feared, shows signs of resilience

Police officers walk past the Sydney Opera House in Sydney on Oct 10, 2021, a day before the expected easing of COVID-19 restrictions in Australia's largest city. (STEVEN SAPHORE / AFP) Australia’s economy posted a smaller-than-forecast contraction, a result that’s likely to reinforce views the Reserve Bank will taper or potentially even scrap its bond […]

GBA’s promise of prosperity

With COVID-19 vaccination programs rolling out in different countries, the global economic and business environment is expected to start improving in the second half of this year. But China has already shown a more apparent growth momentum and is set to lead the economic recovery of Asia and even the world. In all this, the […]