CNBC's Chery Kang weighs in on the latest in Asian markets.
Global wellness tourism has outpaced the growth in the travel sector in recent years.
Australian police said on Friday they had foiled a plot to attack prominent sites in the city of Melbourne.
CNBC's Matt Taylor looks at yoga and urban retreats that offer an escape.
The economic outlook for Australia in 2018 is a matter of concern, says Ivan Colhoun at National Australia Bank.
Softer economic conditions suggest there will be greater accommodation from the RBA next year, says Andrew Ticehurst at Nomura Australia.
Mathias Cormann, finance minister of Australia, says the budget trajectory is improving.
Mathias Cormann, finance minister of Australia, talks about the budget deficit.
Australia's government sees the budget deficit at A$36.5 billion ($26.6 billion) in the current fiscal year, or 2.1 percent of GDP.
The government needs continued fiscal reforms to get back to a medium-term surplus, says Paul Bloxham at HSBC.
There are fundamental issues with the Australian economy, says Jonathan Pain, author of The Pain Report.
There have been no real policy changes made by Australia on the budget deficit, says Nicki Hutley at Urbis.
Kumar Palghat at Kapstream talks about the budget deficit and yields in Australia.
The budget numbers will reflect a similar budget deficit as numbers released in May, says Scott Haslem at UBS.
Australian employment proved surprisingly strong in November as full-time jobs made a comeback after a very tough year.
Neil McGuigan, CEO Australian Vintage, discusses making beautiful wine and the far-reaching impact of Brexit on the business.
Charles Tarbey at Century 21 Australasia says that growth levels in Australian real estate are likely to moderate next year.
Rising coal prices and talks over restructuring of a vast coal mine in Gobi desert could give Mongolia's economy a boost but risks persist.
Colin Barnett, premier of Western Australia, talks about the balance of the old and new economies, and the way of life the state has to offer.
Western Australia is turning to tourism and agriculture to rejuvenate its economy, says Colin Barnett, premier of Western Australia.