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Iranian oil tanker Sanchi is seen engulfed in fire in the East China Sea, in this January 13, 2018 picture provided by Shanghai Maritime Search and Rescue Centre and released by China Daily

An oil spill off China’s coast is the world’s biggest since Deepwater Horizon — and it more than tripled in size over the weekend

A tanker carrying 122,000 tons of oil sank in the East China Sea, and investigators are only beginning to figure out the scale of the spill.

Alibaba said it would hire staff older than 60 and received 1,000 applications in 24 hours

Successful applicants will have a harmonious relationship with their children and be influencers in social activities like square dancing.
A security camera hangs on the street on December 18, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. After an attempted bombing at the main train station in Bonn, about whose planting on site security cameras were not able to provide sufficient footage as evidence, the German government is discussing increasing its public video surveillance.

India will install cameras in classrooms amid a rise of surveillance measures in Asia

In China, surveillance systems are even more integrated into daily life.
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, testifies at his confirmation hearing on January 18, 2017, in Washington, DC.

Trump reportedly shreds Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for falling asleep in meetings: ‘Wilbur has lost a step’

"Wilbur has lost his step. Actually, he's probably lost a lot of steps," President Donald Trump said, according to the news website Axios.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hugs a military scientist after test-launching an intercontinental ballistic missile.

North Korea is not building nuclear weapons to destroy the US or unify Korea — the real reasons are much more surprising

North Korean leader has been called many names — crazy, mad, and "rocket man" — but a nuclear policy expert says his push for nukes make perfect sense.

Former CIA officer suspected of passing intel to China may have also jeopardized US assets in Russia

Current and former intelligence officials believe that he may have passed information to Chinese officers, during a period when assets in China were hunted.

Russia is reportedly shipping its advanced S-400 anti-aircraft missile system to China

Russia has started delivering its S-400 surface-to-air missile system to China under the terms of a contract signed in 2014.
They've been largely quiet on Twitter since January 11.

Marriott’s global accounts mysteriously stopped tweeting — and now the company is explaining why

Chinese authorities shut down Marriott International's Chinese website after the hospitality company listed Hong Kong and Taiwan as countries on its site.
Sequoia Capital partner Michael Moritz

An influential Silicon Valley investor said that talking about paternity leave is a sign that society is becoming ‘unhinged’

Michael Moritz thinks working 14-hour days and weekends signals a great work ethic.
President Trump takes part in a welcoming ceremony with China's President Xi Jinping in Beijing.

China needs the world more than ever right now. Don’t tell Trump.

OPINION: China's economic data is showing us that domestic demand is slipping, which means China needs the world to pick up the slack.