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Bangkok, Thailand, (left) and Ubud, Indonesia, (right).

The 15 best cities in the world, ranked

Hoi An, Vietnam, tops the Travel + Leisure's list of the "World's Best Cities," and three of the top five destinations are located in Mexico.
7-Eleven Japan released a mobile payment app 7pay that had a security flaw for resetting passwords, and users lost a total of about $510,000.

7-Eleven Japan shut down a mobile payments app after only two days because hackers exploited a simple security flaw and customers lost over $500,000

The flaw, it seems, was that anybody could reset anybody else's password to 7pay, the 7-Eleven Japan mobile payments app.
Yemen's Houthi movement forces are seen during withdrawal from Saleef port in Hodeidah province

A drone attack at a Saudi Arabia airport killed one person and wounded seven people

The Houthi rebels from Yemen, who are backed by Iran, attacked an airport in Abha, Saudi Arabia. They have been fighting an Arab coalition since 2015.

Harley-Davidson just revealed the most important new motorcycle in its history — and it isn’t electric

Harley-Davidson announced that it was partnering with a Chinese manufacturer to build a small-displacement motorcycle for the Asian market.
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam at at a news conference, June 15, 2019.

How protesters are hiding their identities during some of the largest demonstrations in Hong Kong’s history

INSIDER spoke to three human rights activists in Hong Kong who revealed the creative ways protesters are covering their tracks.

Singapore will host Gamescon, the world’s largest video game festival, in 2020 – the first time it’s held outside Europe

Gamescon Asia comprises a two-day industry gaming conference and a three-day trade and public exhibition.
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.