Plunging into Crocodile Pond: Thai-Style Suicide

A 65-year-old Thai woman named Wanpen Inyai committed suicide by plunging into a crocodile pond in the vicinity of Bangkok. The unfortunate event occurred during opening hours at Samutprakarn C…

Abandoned Mall in Bangkok Turned into Large Aquarium

An abandoned mall in Bangkok, Thailand, has been gathering a lot of tourist attention. It may look empty from the outside, but what lies inside leaves visitors in awe. The mall closed in 1997, and …

Pink Mosque Opens in the Philippines

The Ramadan season is one of the most widely celebrated of the world's events. This is the month when Muslims observe fasting. In the Philippines, this year’s Ramadan was marked with the opening …

Antique Collector Finds Dismembered Corpse Found Inside Suitcase

Singapore -- A strange-looking suitcase was found to contain a dismembered corpse. On June 11, an old man reportedly asked two tourists strolling by Syed Alwi road to help him push a cart with …

Girl Loses Eyesight to Amoeba Lodged in Contact Lenses

In what seems to be a classic horror movie plot devised from a nightmare, a 23-year-old Taiwanese student lost her eyesight to an amoeba infection that quite literally gnawed at her corneas. So…

Teen Kills Grandmother for Interrupting Video Game

Video games have always been popular among the youth. Some play them all day, while others keep their playing time regulated. Of course, there are no problems if we find balance in everything we do. P…

A Must-Watch: McDonald’s Ice Cream Prank

You don’t often find a McDonald’s customer grabbing the vanilla ice cream by hand and leaving the cone -- and the rest of the crew in momentary shock and disbelief. But in a McDonald’s fa…

A Look at Some of Asia’s Oddest Temples

We all know that the world has a number of diverse religions. In some, worshipers practice monotheism, or believe that there is only one god. Christians are examples. On the other hand, there are also…

Dead Cockroach Causes Toilet Explosion

They say that there are no macho men when cockroaches are involved. Well, lots of people do really get frightened by cockroaches, especially when they fly. However, some people pluck their cour…

Weird Asia News Writers… We Need You

For over eight years, Weird Asia News has relied on wonderful contributing writers, who dedicate their time and passion for weird news to make sure we all have interesting and strange stories to r…

The Singapore Airlines ‘Corpse Cupboard’… In Case Someone Dies on Your Flight!

I am sure your probably thinking you could have gone on for a lifetime having never known about Singapore Airlines' 'Corpse Cupboard', but then again isn't that about true for all the news we bring yo…

Philippines’ University Has Its Own Zorro

A lot of people know the superhero: the masked man clad in a black outfit, saving the people from villains. In the Philippines, a local Zorro at a university in Quezon City has been attracting a lo…

Three-Year-Old Shows Off His Nunchuck Skills

Using nunchucks requires one to have very good hand-eye coordination, and it takes a lot of practice not to hit yourself. But watch this amazing three-year-old Thai kid work his toy nunchucks w…

Peer Pressure Causes Teen to Graduate with Honors

Try imagining yourself belonging to a family of achievers and being the youngest sibling at the same time. How would you measure up? I’m sure that a lot would say that they would feel pressured, …