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Japanese cat lover makes ‘feline shrine’ to present daily treats

TAIPEI (The China Post) — People owning cats often refer to themselves as slaves to their pets. There is, therefore, little wonder that a Japanese...

M’sian woman’s ‘goldfish-shapped bun’ goes wrong after steaming

TAIPEI (The China Post) — During the Chinese New Year holiday, many took the time off to cook, relax and eat festive foods with...

Japanese cartoonist shares cute dog, cat virus prevention posters

TAIPEI (The China Post) — As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread at an alarming speed, many countries have remained under lockdowns and called...

U.S. company apologizes for Chinese mahjong cultural blunder

TAIPEI (The China Post) — The "Mahjong Line," a Texas-based company, issued an apology on Wednesday after being criticized for disrespecting Chinese mahjong culture...

Maid arrested for voyeurism after posting TikTok video of elderly man in the shower

SINGAPORE (Asia One/ANN) — Was it just an innocent video, or an invasion of privacy? A 32-year-old domestic worker was arrested for voyeurism on Sunday...

S’pore man arrested for cheating Pokemon card collectors of more than NT$3.7 million

SINGAPORE (Asia One/ANN) — An alleged Pokemon trading card scammer didn't manage to "catch 'em all" — he got caught instead. A 28-year-old man was...

Japanese government aims to minimize impact on society

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) — The government is planning to declare another state of emergency with requests more limited in scope compared to the...

Japanese man held after entering emperor’s residence: Reports

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — A 29-year-old man was arrested on Sunday after allegedly breaking into the residence of Japanese Emperor Hirohito in Tokyo, where...

Three fun New Year’s traditions from around the world

TAIPEI (The China Post) — For Taiwanese, the most iconic New Year’s Eve events are the Taipei 101 building’s mesmerizing fireworks and countdown concert!...

Asia-Pacific Media rides COVID-19 storms with ‘relentless determination’ to succeed

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — Several Asian media have reported soaring digital subscribers and followers as people turned to reliable and trustful information amidst the...