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The China Essay Business

TRADING BEYOND THE HEADLINES

Some in Australia seem keen to disengage from China, but this disengagement may also mean disengagement from protocols, procedures and evolving cross-border trade transaction processes within the broader Asian region and not just limited to China. These are issues NT export businesses and government need to consider because they impact on our...
NT Made Feature Business

BOUNTIFUL BUSINESS

A place where anything is possible. The NT is an ethnic melting pot that brings out the best in everyone. No one asks where you’re from; they ask what you do. Rolling up your sleeves and giving things a go is applauded and rewarded. The NT is where ambition, hard work and drive go hand-in-hand with a vibrant tropical lifestyle. It’s where...
Katherine Issue 28

TERRITORY’S SECRET GEM

Ever since Katherine was named by explorer John McDouall Stuart in 1862, it has attracted a range of people that have much in common — they’re full of energy, passionate and optimistic about their region and its bright future. Through the diversity and struggles of the Second World War, four devastating floods (1957, 1974, 1998 and 2006)...
China Essay Business

MORE THAN WINE AND MEAT MATE

With a focus on the short-term daily headlines, it’s easy to forget the need for better understanding of the long-term business and trade consequences for the Northern Territory. The depth of disruption is greater than a decline in tourism, both domestic and international, would suggest. How we effectively rebuild depends on how well we...
Beef Report Issue 27

Beef Report

WORDS: ROSS AINSWORTH IN JAKARTA INDONESIA SLAUGHTER STEERS $4.22KG LIVE WEIGHT (RP9,250 = $1AUD) Slaughter steer prices remained weak through a combination of slow demand and continued high numbers of overfat cattle attracting discounts. Fortunately, the level of imports appears to have slowed significantly, so the backlog of excessively...
Feature Issue 26

TING’S THE KING

His noodles were used in laksas created by the two top winners – Chok’s Place, which was named the best laksa at the festival, and Asian Pot whose laksa won the People’s Choice award. “I’m very proud of that,” he says. “I now make champion noodles.” Ting and his wife Jackie make up to 700 kilograms of noodles a week at their...
Feature Issue 26

THE LOVE OF LAKSA

The festival took its cue from Darwin’s monsoon season and the tropical, heady aromas of coconut, herbs and spices. A four-week long Laksa Trail encouraged people to eat, vote, cook and enjoy Darwin’s signature dish and generated much-needed foot traffic into businesses and voting via an App. The festival culminated on Sunday, 24...
Feature Issue 26

LAKSA’S RICH HISTORY

Some say that the city serves the best laksa this side of Asia; others say that the fresh, top-class ingredients make it the best anywhere in the world. Postings on trip advisor range from “awesome” to “unbelievable” to “addictive”. One says simply: “To die for.” Praise is heaped on our laksa whether it is served in a classy...
Territory Pioneer Issue 26

FRAN KILGARIFF

She served as mayor of Alice Springs for eight years, tackling the town’s unique and complicated issues. And that was only one of the many important career paths that have helped shape her life and the pretty little town she loves so much. Fran, who comes from a big pioneer Territory family, has a wealth of political experience and as a...
TQ Essay Business

DRIVING CHINA’S DIGITAL HIGHWAY

Facial recognition is now enabled for China bank accounts and ATMs have been upgraded. This service follows on the Alipay Smile to Pay campaign that was  launched two years ago. Its adoption by Chinese banks underpins just how advanced, secure and reliable facial recognition technology has become in China. It’s just one waypoint on...
BEEF REPORT Issue 26

BEEF REPORT

INDONESIASlaughter steers $4.17kg live weight (Rp9,600 = $1AUD) Slaughter steer prices remain weak as large numbers are emerging from the very full feedlot network while demand remains subdued. Fat cows are selling for as low as Rp38,500 in Lampung while rates of Rp41k or better are possible for the very best stock in West Java. The weak...
BEEF REPORT Issue 25

BEEF REPORT

INDONESIASlaughter steers $4.10kg live weight (Rp9750 = $1AUD) Demand is firm although prices are stable with the indicator rate remaining at Rp40,000 per kg. Higher rates are available for good cattle in some locations but it appears that in general lot feeders have been happy to sell increasing volumes at similar rates to June. I am...