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Thousands flocked to the capital city of Taiwan to celebrate.

14 inspirational photos of celebrations in Taiwan after it became the first Asian country to legalize same-sex marriage

Thousands gathered outside parliament in Taipei, Taiwan, to cheer, cry, and celebrate the legalization of same-sex marriage.
People take part in a rally in support of same-sex marriage near the Presidential Office in Taipei on November 18, 2018, ahead of a landmark vote on LGBT rights on November 24.

Taiwan makes history in Asia as first parliament to legalize same-sex marriage

The bill passed on Friday will  allow full legal marriage rights for same-sex couples and also offers limited adoption rights.

US stocks set to plunge as traders fret about China’s response to Trump’s trade war

Futures on the S&P 500 and Nasdaq are down at least 1.2%. "Investors are again growing worried on what China's response will be."

Asian stocks drop and investors are jittery as focus shifts to the ‘unlikely’ resolution to US-China trade war

Fears of US-China trade talks collapsing sent Asian equities sliding on Wednesday, as traders followed Wall Street's example and sold riskier assets.
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.