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Photo of the Day: Stall-free squat toilets in Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese actress Gin Oy (歐陽靖) shocked her fans on Thursday (Jan. 20) when she re-shared a photo on her Instagram account showing a public women's restroom in Beijing ...

AP: Myanmar military uses systematic torture across country

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The soldiers in rural Myanmar twisted the young man’s skin with pliers and kicked him in the chest until he couldn’t breathe. Then they taunted him about his family until his...

AP: Myanmar military uses systematic torture across country

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The soldiers in rural Myanmar twisted the young man’s skin with pliers and kicked him in the chest until he couldn’t breathe. Then they taunted him about his family until his...

Indonesia's deadly prison blaze highlights region's overcrowded jails

A blaze broke out at Tangerang prison near Indonesia's capital city Jakarta last week while inmates were sleeping. In total,41 prisoners died and eight others were seriously injured. The facility...

Video of French failing at 'Asian squat' goes viral in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two French vloggers on April 14 posted a humorous video showing French people attempting and failing to execute the "Asian squat," a maneuver most Westerners in Taiwa...

10 surprising facts about Taiwan: Telegraph

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Telegraph last Wednesday (March 28) released a list of 10 surprising facts about the Taiwan many in the West may not be aware of. In its list titled "Top 10 | Thin...

You know you've been a foreigner in Taiwan too long when...

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Facebook user in the group Foreigners in Taiwan (外國人在台灣) yesterday posted a document which was dated 2000 listing the many humorous ways a foreigner knows they have lived in ...