Oddities

Latest odd news about Taiwan

Kamala Harris unveils meaning, story behind Chinese name

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden made history by selecting Kamala Harris as his running mate earlier this week, making...

Japanese designer hits right chord with co-branded sneakers

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Co-branding strategies have become increasingly popular in recent years, with clothing and sports brands launching co-branded products to develop...
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Foreigners poke fun at ‘social distance fighting’ in old Taiwan TV series

TAIPEI (The China Post) — As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, governments have urged citizens to practice social distancing to slow down transmission...

Tennessee woman puzzled at ‘empty chair’ on driver’s license

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Most people are unhappy about their ID photos on official documents, but a Tennessee woman recently expressed her displeasure on...

Can you guess shocking age of this workout junkie?

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Joan MacDonald didn’t start going to the gym until her 70s' but decided to give it a go after...

Japanese woman retrieves lost phone, finds cheerful photos

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Most people nowadays can’t live without their phones which are full of personal data. A Japanese recently tweeted a story...

Would you use Tokyo’s transparent public restrooms?

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Going to the toilet in a completely transparent restroom may sound like a horrific nightmare for many, except for...

YouTuber unveils little-known Japanese hot springs

TAIPEI (The China Post) — YouTuber Natsuki Tanaka has made a name for herself with her videos introducing viewers to little-known hot springs, or “onsens”...

Japan-made ‘Taipei green onion bread’ upsets Taiwanese

TAIPEI (The China Post) — To attract customers, bakeries often try new recipes from around the world.  A photo of a scallion bread sold in...

When plastic surgery goes wrong — Chinese influencer becomes baby doll

TAIPEI (The China Post) — “Little Z Nana,” a social media influencer from China, recently revealed on her Weibo page the 100-plus plastic surgery procedures...