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Philippines mocked for new 30 cm distancing rule

TAIPEI (The China Post) — The Philippines government announced on Monday the decision to cut social distancing to 30 cm by October, amid backlash from...

German couple become top fashionistas on Instagram

TAIPEI (The China Post) — An elderly couple has become “new age influencers" thanks to their stylish endeavors documented on Instagram. Britt Kanja and Günther...

Japanese war flag sparks TikTok argument between S. Korea and Philippines

TAIPEI (The China Post) — A Filipino-American influencer, Bella Poarch, who has more than 17 million followers, posted a TikTok dance video with a...

Wuhan domestic air travel returns to pre-pandemic levels

WUHAN (AP) — Domestic air travel in Wuhan, the epicenter of the global coronavirus outbreak, has returned to pre-pandemic levels. The virus was first detected...
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Shenzhen unveils cutest café for animal-lovers

TAIPEI (The China Post) — An animal café makes worlds meet somewhere in Shenzhen, China.  Animal lovers and coffee fanatics wait for hours on end...

US professor accused of using racial slur for saying ‘that’ in Mandarin

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Chinese pronunciation can sometimes be a tricky thing, especially in these difficult times. That's the lesson a professor at...

South Korea reports 136 new coronavirus cases

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has reported 136 new cases of the coronavirus, mostly in the greater capital area, where authorities have tightened...

South Korea reports 168 new coronavirus cases

SEOUL (AP) — South Korea has reported 168 new cases of the coronavirus, the third consecutive day the daily jump came below 200, possibly...
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Nepali mom breaks stereotype as the first female rickshaw driver in Janakpur

Women carrying passengers on rickshaws on the streets of Janakpur is still a scene many find hard to believe. However, in the midst of...
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Jamie Oliver’s egg fried rice recipe sparks backlash in Asia, again

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Following the recent backlash of the BBC fried rice video, Malaysian YouTuber "Uncle Roger" huffed and puffed again at...