• Employees work at the Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co. in Ulsan, South Korea, May 21, 2014. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images

    Canada is reviving its domestic shipbuilding industry, but is facing huge delays and cost overruns. Americas,Asia-Pacific,Canada,shipbuilding,South Korea,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : May 05, 2015, 2:32 PM EDT
  • Australian dollars are shown March 10, 2015 in Sydney, Australian. Forecasters say the Australian Dollar could fall to US 50c over the next few years due to the surprising strength of the U.S. job market.

    The Reserve Bank of Australia has cut its key interest rate by 25 basis points to an all-time low of 2%.

    LAST UPDATE : May 05, 2015, 4:33 AM EDT
  • Coal is loaded onto dump trucks in Tsogttsetsii, Mongolia, June 19, 2014. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images

    The country will not pay $104 million as ordered by an international tribunal to a Canadian firm.Asia-Pacific,Jim Doak,Khan Resources,Mining,Mongolia,Oyu Tolgoi,Rio Tinto,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Apr 28, 2015, 3:02 PM EDT
  • A Chinese fishing vessel setting sail for the Spratly Islands from Danzhou, China, May 6, 2013. STR/AFP/Getty Images

    Chinese vessels have been fishing illegally off West Africa and South Korea, and other troubles loom.Asia-Pacific,Antarctica,China,Fishing,South Korea,Vietnam,West Africa,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : May 20, 2015, 3:26 PM EDT
  • A chef cooks Australian beef in Tokyo, Japan, April 6, 2014. YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images

    As the U.S. cattle herd slowly moves away from its recent record-low, Australian exports surge.Asia-Pacific,U.S.,Australia,beef,Cattle,Mexico,Scotland,United States,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : May 12, 2015, 1:24 PM EDT
  • Xi Jinping (L) and Alexander Lukashenko (R) in Minsk on May 10, 2015. SERGEI GAPON/AFP/Getty Images

    China finds receptive partners in Moscow and Minsk for deeper strategic ties.Asia-Pacific,Europe,Alexander Lukashenko,Belarus,China,Eurasian Economic Union,potash,Russia,Silk Road,Vladimir Putin,Xi Jinping,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : May 11, 2015, 3:22 PM EDT
  • A vineyard near Angers, western France, December 16, 2014. JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD/AFP/Getty Images

    Most of Australia's wine industry is struggling, and China's has a long way to go in quality.Asia-Pacific,Europe,Australia,China,France,wine,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : May 01, 2015, 2:43 PM EDT