Asia Oddities

Asia Oddities

Japan’s anti-piracy ads take Twitter by storm!

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Japan’s anti-piracy ads “No More Movie Thief” (NO MORE Eiga Dorobo) became an Internet sensation last week. The characters of...

Packaging is everything! Japan sells tomato juice for NT$2,750

TAIPEI (The China Post) — A company in Japan is set to release a luxury tomato juice for the extraordinary price of NT$2,750 (10,000 yen). Avid...

Swiss kid investigated for using joss paper money at store

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Swiss police have been deemed “overzealous” by local newspapers on Wednesday for investigating an 8-year-old boy who allegedly asked...

​Dutch diners trial glass booths for dining amid pandemic

TAIPEI (The China Post) – A Dutch restaurant has built small glass cabins for two or three people to offer classy outdoor dining in...

Thai millionaires enjoy lockdown luxury

Thailand’s super-rich have not given up luxury despite the pandemic that has paralyzed the country and crippled its economy. To the contrary, the gap between...

Japan hot spring inns to go virtual as tourism dwindles

TAIPEI (The China Post) — As the novel coronavirus pandemic worsens, Japan recently announced the extension of its state of emergency protocol to the...

Japanese designer creates DIY face shield for medical workers

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Amid the Coronavirus outbreak, many countries are not only running out of personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline medical workers...

Eat your ‘last supper’ alone: famous artworks adapt to outbreak

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Amid the Coronavirus outbreak, governments worldwide are trying their best to come up with creative ways to promote virus-prevention...

San Francisco nurse dances to COVID-19 educational facts on TikTok

TAIPEI (The China Post) — As the Coronavirus outbreak worsens, many countries, which are overwhelmed by the sharp rise of infection cases, have issued...

‘Where’s Wally’ has coronavirus makeover

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Beloved puzzle book “Where’s Wally” (“Where’s Waldo” in the U.S.) is keeping up with the times with a brand...

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