Getting away from it all gets harder and harder, as cell phones and 4G devices keep us tapped into our lives. These 10 getaways take up that challenge, spiriting you away from worldly cares.
Australia's central bank will announce an interest rate decision during Asian trading hours. Here's how to get ready.
New Zealand retail sales volumes grew more than expected in the December quarter, helped by spending during the Rugby World Cup, but the upbeat data did not alter expectations that interest rates will stay low for now in an uncertain global economy.
Earthquakes in New Zealand hit the kiwi, and bickering over Greek debt dents the euro — it's time for your Monday FX Fix.
Hong Kongers are Asia Pacific’s most hardworking people, with 77 percent glued to work outside of office hours, compared with a regional average of 66 percent, according to recruitment firm Robert Half.
How unloved is the euro? Even Iceland is spewing the single currency. Time for your FX Fix.
Traders are "short" the dollar at record levels, and Moody's has downgraded Greece - a lot. It's time for your FX Fix.
The 6.3-magnitude earthquake that struck New Zealand's second largest city last week killed at least 148 people and forced hundreds to evacuate for fear of further aftershocks.
Multicolored starbusts and gigantic sparklers lit the midnight sky over Sydney Harbor in a dazzling fireworks show witnessed by 1.5 million enthusiastic spectators who camped out all day to ring in the new year.
Goldman Sachs is bullish on the U.S. economy for 2011, and forecasts U.S. stocks will see their third straight year of gains.
Western governments are bankrupt, Ruth Richardson, ex-New Zealand finance minister whose austerity cuts were dubbed "Ruthanasia," warned in a CNBC interview.
A beverage company has asked a team to drill through Antarctica's ice for a lost cache of some vintage Scotch whiskey that has been on the rocks since a century ago.
The instructions in Air New Zealand’s new in-flight safety video are given by employees who are nude except for body paint and strategically placed seat belts.
With the financial markets in chaos, it feels more and more like the world is turning on its head. Well the advertising world is turning to heads, literally.
Nearly 1.4 billion shares and $18 billion traded yesterday in CNBC's Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge. Check out the bets being made today...
The New Zealand government on Friday turned down an amended separation plan proposed by Telecom Corp, saying the company would have to do more to implement rulings to boost competition.
New Zealand's Sir Edmund Hillary, who along with Nepal's Tenzing Norgay Sherpa became the first to conquer Mount Everest, has died. He was 88.
New Zealand's Auckland International Airport said on Thursday the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board had proposed changes to a part of its $1.4 billion partial takeover plan.
New Zealand's central bank held interest rates steady on Thursday at 8.25 percent as expected, and said it was likely to keep them there for longer than it had previously thought because of increasing inflation concerns.
New Zealand casino operator Sky City Entertainment Group, which has put itself up for sale, said on Wednesday it had been told by a potential buyer that a compelling offer may be made soon.