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, …

Taiwan Family Mart Gives a Day of Employment to Kids

In Taiwan, children were able to take over the Family Mart stores for a day. Family Mart is the third largest convenience store chain in Japan, and has many branches internationally. Taiwan branche…

Philippines ‘Honesty Shop’ a Big Hit

If one wants to open a store, he or she needs to hire someone to manage the store. However, a certain humble coffee shop in Batanes, in the northernmost part of the Philippines, has been operating for…

Filipino Man Jumps Six Floors After Seeing Online Girlfriend in Person

A Filipino guy reportedly jumped from the sixth floor of a mall in Batangas City, in the Philippines. A witness said that she overheard the conversation between the man and the girl he was talking …

Philippines Crowned World’s ‘Selfiest’ Country

The Philippines is known for a number of unusual achievements. Adding to this list, the Philippines has recently been named the "selfiest" country in the world. Data sampling was done by saving pic…

3-D Printer on Bicycle Turns Waste into Works of Art

Here’s the good news about turning trash into treasure: it’s not about melting plastic waste in large recycling plants anymore. In Taiwan’s capital, Kai-yu Kamm, co-founder of Fabraft, de…

Houses in Hanoi That Shake Like Clockwork

Every day at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m., a small residential area in Hanoi, Vietnam experiences small earthquakes for a couple of seconds. No, it isn’t a result of colliding plates deep under the earth's …