Remembering D-Day, World War I, the Polish elections, Tiananmen Square. What do they have in common? A love of freedom.
Arrests and detentions are up, and security officials have at times barred tourists from the square. June 4 is also 'Internet maintenance day,' with many sites being taken down for 'fixes.'
Credit cards often charge a foreign transaction fee. But some credit cards from Chase, American Express, BankAmericard, Capital One, and others waive it, saving overseas travelers up to 3 percent on purchases.
Defense leaders in East Asia, including those from the US, meet as the region roils over China's aggressive acts over islands and watery resources. A few nations, however, take legal action to show how disputes can be resolved peacefully.