Asia Oddities

Asia Oddities

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...

McDonald’s sends ‘free smiles’ amid tough times

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Amid the Coronavirus outbreak, many have opted to order in rather than head out for meals. Against this backdrop, McDonald’s...
Treason trial begins of Cambodia opposition leader Kem Sokha

Treason trial begins of Cambodia opposition leader Kem Sokha

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The trial of a top Cambodian opposition leader charged with treason began Wednesday, more than two years after he...
Kimono no more: Kim Kardashian West renames shapewear line

Kimono no more: Kim Kardashian West renames shapewear line

NEW YORK (AP) — Kim Kardashian West's shapewear line Kimono is no more. The new name, changed amid outcry over cultural appropriation, is SKIMS...

Feature | Choose between Trump and Kim at this Hanoi salon

HANOI (Viet Nam News/ANN) - Hundreds of customers have flocked to a small hair salon in the capital’s Dong Da District for free haircuts....

KonMari Method sparks joy across the U.S.

NEW YORK (The Japan News/ANN) - Tidying consultant Marie Kondo, known for her book “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up,” has entered the limelight...

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