Performance artist locks himself up in a wooden instrument for prisoners in the ancient times, and sticks 100-yuan notes all over his body.
JEFF LEE
“If your boy is getting anally raped by his teacher, we’ll uncover the truth.”
BANGKOK DAN
Bad as they were, our Spanish conquerors did not spend all day dreaming up ways to make us Filipinos miserable.
INDOLENT INDIO
Good morning with a Foreign Officer serving in Afghanistan.
ANDREW PHALAN
Keep your eyes peeled – these young men in robes could be your next World Cup superstars, judging by their superhuman moves.
Staff Writer
Did you know? Usually regarded as female, the phoenix was also once used to denote outstanding men in China.
YUEN CHUNG-KWONG
This customer had two carloads of one yuan notes delivered to pay the 200,000 yuan bill. He wanted to cause us grief, because we would need to count the notes, one at a time.
ROLAND SOONG
After Samurai Camp, where fitness enthusiasts wave fake swords to techno music, which ancient martial art will we plunder for our gyms next?
CLARISSA TAN
Advertisements and commercials can sometimes provide interesting insight into local customs and sensibilities. Here's a selection from incredible India.
DAN-CHYI CHUA
The men and women who put up Japan’s buildings have got a lot more fashionable recently, if these catalogs from a clothing company in Okayama Prefecture are any indication.
QUIRKY JAPAN BLOG
A sign that has puzzled so many tourists visiting Cambodia may just be lost in translation. Our blogger, Chea Phal explains what can and can't be done in his country.
CHEA PHAL
Childish or creative? Fun or weird? Matching outfits for lovers are endearing, says our blogger, CC Huang. Check out how some couples do it.
CC HUANG
asia! photographers Debby Ng and Edwin Koo celebrate the educational milestones of young Nepali women, with their Coffee Table Book, Life of my Sisters.
DEBBY NG
Twelve pairs of hands and 11 kilos of beans – Welcome to a miso-making party! P.S. If these pictures get you salivating, do note that the miso won’t be ready until October.
JARED BRAITEMAN
Celebrated every 9th of January, the Feast of the Black Nazarene is a wooden sculpture of Jesus Christ held to be miraculous by many Filipino devotees.
FUNG YU