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A man stands in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Hefei, Anhui province, in China.

World stocks are slumping as bad economic data point to a global slowdown

Asian, European and US stocks fell on Thursday as weak German, French, and South Korean data offset earnings beats by Microsoft and Facebook.
GitHub CEO Nat Friedman (left) and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella (right)

A group of Microsoft and GitHub employees have come out in support of Chinese tech workers protesting the infamous ‘996’ work hours

Microsoft and GitHub employees wrote a letter to stand up against the censorship of 996.ICU, which is about illegal tech working conditions in China.

These are the most expensive cities in the world in 2019

The most expensive cities in the world, as ranked by The Economist Intelligence Unit, are primarily in Europe and Asia.

Singapore is holding on to its title as the most expensive city in the world — but this time, it’s sharing the No. 1 spot with 2 other cit...

In this year's Worldwide Cost of Living report, the No. 1 spot for most expensive city goes to three different locations: Singapore, Paris, and Hong Kong.
Mark Zuckerberg standing on the Great Wall of China in March 2016.

It looks like Facebook is giving up on its years-long effort to bring its social network to China

Facebook has been working to expand business in China, but Mark Zuckerberg's new note on privacy suggests that Facebook won't build data centers there
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives to testify before a Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committees joint hearing regarding the company’s use and protection of user data, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., on April 10, 2018.

Facebook and Instagram launch their first lawsuit over fake accounts and likes from Chinese companies, following legal concerns

Facebook and Instagram have filed their first lawsuit over fake accounts, likes and followers from four companies and three people based in China.

Biden praises Trump for ‘walking away’ from the North Korea summit with no nuclear deal

But he also said the president couldn't treat everything like a "real-estate deal."
Which is the real Eiffel Tower and which is the Chinese knockoff?

China created cities that are replicas of Europe’s most popular destinations. Can you guess which photo was taken where?

China has built replicas of famous European cities, like Venice, Amsterdam, and Paris — do you know Europe well enough to spot the knockoff?
Jigokudani Monkey Park is located in Yamanouchi, Nagano Prefecture, Japan.

12 places you should visit in Japan that aren’t Tokyo

There are plenty of places in Japan that are worth a spot on your itinerary. From beach towns to ancient cities, here are 12 places worth visiting.
Viroth's Hotel is located in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

A hotel covered in lush green plants and trees is Asia’s best hotel of 2019. Here’s what it’s like to stay there.

TripAdvisor travelers named Viroth's Hotel in Siem Reap, Cambodia, the best on the continent. It's home to a luxe spa, a 65-feet-long pool, and more.