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A different take on what’s going on around Asia

A woman from China claims a border staff in Vietnam had scribbled profane words on her passport. Image via @People’s Daily China
27th Jul 2 min read
Chinese woman claims Vietnamese border staff scribbled ‘F word’ on her passport
CHINA
A Chinese vessel, top center, is used to expand structures and land on the Johnson Reef, called Mabini by the Philippines and Chigua by China, at the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. Pic: AP.
14th Jul 2 min read
Chinese firm asks Filipino customer to profess China’s ownership of South China Sea
CHINA
Images of female Malaysians wearing traditional men’s clothes and vice-versa has riled up netizens. Image via Facebook.
1st Jul 2 min read
Malaysia: Controversial ‘cross-dressing’ Eid photoshoots create online stir
CROSS-DRESSING
Image via gocondom
24th Jun 1 min read
Thai durian-flavored condoms coming to Asian shelves
FLAVORED CONDOMS
Wang Kailian complained of pains before doctors found one of his four kidneys was infected. Pic: Flickr/Christian Bucad
20th Jun 1 min read
Chinese man complains of abdominal pain, finds out he has four kidneys
CHINA
Penghadang-Kayu-Bergerak-Sendiri-di-Masjid-Jamek-Tedong-Jasin-2552016
17th Jun 2 min read
WATCH: ‘Haunted’ Malaysian mosque releases footage of ‘poltergeist’ moving furniture
MALAYSIA

A massive monitor lizard blocks a man from entering his house. Pic: Facebook/Attanai Thaiyuanwong
16th Jun 2 min read
WATCH: Massive monitor lizard blocks Thai man from getting into his house
ANIMALS
Malaysia road ostrich
16th Jun 2 min read
Malaysia: Runaway ostrich on highway bewilders motorists (VIDEO)
MALAYSIA
India’s external affairs minister, Sushma Swaraj. Pic: Wikimedia Commons
15th Jun 2 min read
Indian minister gives best reply to a man complaining about his defective Samsung fridge
INDIA
A woman caused a snake infestation in a town in Sichuan, China. Image via Shanghaiist
9th Jun 1 min read
Chinese town goes into snake killing frenzy after woman releases 900 serpents for ‘good karma’
CHINA
An Indonesian maid has been jailed for feeding her employer’s baby milk mixed with urine. Pic: Flickr/quite peculiar
9th Jun 2 min read
Singapore: Indonesian maid jailed for feeding ‘urine’ mixed into milk to employer’s child
INDONESIA
A woman is seen drying her feet with a hand dryer in Shanghai Disneyland. Image via Weibo.
8th Jun 2 min read
Tourists caught using toilet hand dryers for wet shoes in Shanghai Disneyland
CHINA

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A woman from China claims a border staff in Vietnam had scribbled profane words on her passport. Image via @People’s Daily China Chinese woman claims Vietnamese border staff scribbled ‘F word’ on her passport
A Chinese vessel, top center, is used to expand structures and land on the Johnson Reef, called Mabini by the Philippines and Chigua by China, at the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. Pic: AP. Chinese firm asks Filipino customer to profess China’s ownership of South China Sea
Images of female Malaysians wearing traditional men’s clothes and vice-versa has riled up netizens. Image via Facebook. Malaysia: Controversial ‘cross-dressing’ Eid photoshoots create online stir
Image via gocondom Thai durian-flavored condoms coming to Asian shelves
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