Instead of a bowl, you will find a hole in a ground and a pail. Watch this first before you go, so you know what to do. Applicable also in the rest of Asia.
The asia! team
In a private hospital in Karachi, a child has just been born. But rather than bringing joy to the family, the birth has led to bitter disputes.
IRIN
Mooncakes, coyotes and Wendi Deng - we bring you asia!’s Top Ten stories from 2010
asia! team
Land of the growing billionaires club and a prosperous middle class? Or where the forgotten millions live, struggling to make ends meet? The Quirky Indian asks how we might resolve the contradictions.
THE QUIRKY INDIAN
Burqa-clad suicide bombers in northwest Pakistan are an unexpected and growing challenge to local communities.
SAJEEV
Female teachers at a state college in Bhopal, India, have been told they must wear saris while on the job so that they are more respectable.
INDIAN HOMEMAKER
We bring you some Christmas cheer - Jingle Bells and other seasonal tunes sung in various Asian languages, or with an Asian slant. Enjoy!
The asia! team
My love, I love your breasts, I love your nose. I love your accent and I love your toes. I am your slave. One word, and I obey. But please don't slurp your morning brew that way.
VIKRAM SETH
A volunteer group hopes pen pals will help break down barriers between India and Pakistan.
MARK B. JACOBS
Yes, we do love it when our leaders show their wild sense of humour. Here's the best from Pakistan, beginning with its colourful former president General Pervez Musharraf.
TANZEEL
Don't you just love it when our politicians show their sense of humour?
DAN-CHYI CHUA and TANZEEL
More dangerous than cholera, dengue and malaria, snakebites is an oft-overlooked menace in Asia.
IRIN
Why do Asian butterflies have names such as Sergeant, Red Admiral and Viscount? Because British military men came, collected and christened them.
KHEW SIN KHOON
Every year, Hindu women fast on the day of Karva Chauth to bring blessings for their husbands. What is a modern-day Indian wife's take on this?
RESTLESS MIND
For a while it seemed India would never get the show on the road, but there is now much to be proud of how it pulled off the Commonwealth Games.
JAYANTA DEKA