This post explores five train rides from different parts of the world, ranging from a bare-bones trip in Vietnam to a luxury land cruise in India featuring a presidential suite with marble floors and two showers.
In this week's Global Glance we look at how Uber’s $3.5 billion injection may be a setback for women in Saudi Arabia; OPEC and global oil prices; and the mystery of King Tut's dagger solved.
This week's Global Glance looks at why financial institutions are scrambling to protect themselves against SWIFT malware; China's new restrictions on nonprofits; and China's transition to VAT.
In this week's Global Glance we look at how the strong US dollar is hurting and helping US businesses, DraftKings' deals with three UK soccer teams, and a summary of important Zika information.
Welcome back to Global Glance. This week we look at Apple begging in Brussels; swearing in the US and the UK; and a cleric's declaration that chess is the work of the devil.
In this week's Global Glance we look at how Netflix’s world domination is almost complete, VW’s mounting legal troubles and the latest Big Mac index.
In this week's Global Glance we look at Turkish and Russian expats in the wake of November’s jet-downing incident, why the US Export-Import bank is back in business (for now), and a content goldmine for econ nerds.
In this week's Global Glance we look at locking in workers in the US and India, China’s smog crisis, and China’s soccer aspirations.
This week's Global Glance looks at megaships on Venice’s canals and luxury cruise ship cabin photos, Western expats leaving Moscow and South Korea’s use of cell phone surveillance to enforce a quarantine.