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Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has gone on something of a staff cutback spree since the firm's IPO in May.

Uber shuts its Los Angeles office and reportedly lays off about 80 people

Staff at the office were reportedly informed, without warning, that their jobs would be shifted to the Philippines.
A photograph released of the woman by the Philippines Immigration Bureau.

An American woman is being held in the Philippines after she tried to board a plane with a baby in her bag

CNN Philippines reported that the baby was just six-days-old, but immigration officials could not confirm the age of the child to Insider.
Zurich, Switzerland, was found to have the most expensive dinners in the world among the cities analyzed by Deutsche Bank.

The most expensive cities in the world for 2 people to dine out, ranked

Want to save money on meals while you're traveling abroad? Then you should avoid the places near the top of the list of cities where basic pub dinners cost the most.
The price of beer varies from city to city.

How much a pint of beer costs around the world

The price of a pint of beer varies from city to city. Deutsche Bank analyzed the price of beer in 50 cities worldwide and found Dubai was the most expensive, with the average pint costing $12.

A Chinese plane that crash-landed in the Philippines lost an engine and a wheel before skidding to a halt

A Xiamen Airlines Boeing 737-800 veered off the runway, losing its left engine and wheel before skidding to a halt at Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Thursday night. The plane crash-landed during heavy rain and poor visibility on the runway.
A rendering of New Clark, a planned city for the Philippines.

The Philippines is planning a $14 billion ‘pollution-free’ city that will be larger than Manhattan

The Philippines has unveiled designs for a futuristic city called New Clark. Plans for the $14 billion development — which will be larger than Manhattan — call for drones, driverless cars, a giant sports complex, and plenty of green space.
A general view of the financial district of Makati on May 8, 2013 in Manila, Philippines.

10 surprising things you didn’t know about the Philippines

There is much more beyond the beaches and crystal-clear water that make the Philippines a top tourist destination. Here are 10 surprising facts.