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Laura Ling And Euna Lee’s Story Emerges

I can’t stop thinking about how insane it is that journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee were sentenced to 12 years in a North Korean labor camp for committing a…

Ami Angelowicz | June 10, 2009 - 3:45 pm

Shanghai Woman Nearly Mows Down Men For A New Car

I remember how badly I wanted, no needed, an Easy-Bake Oven when I was little. I begged my dad, pleaded with my mom, wept often, and eventually started…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 22, 2009 - 11:45 am

No More Love For Love Land Theme Park

Chinese officials have shut down China’s first sex-themed amusement park before it could open. Love Land was supposed to open this October and inspire people in China to be more…

Annika Harris | May 19, 2009 - 1:45 pm

What Happens At An Adult Theme Park?

Public discussion of sex is taboo in China, where even kissing your significant other in public is frowned upon. But the builders of an adult theme park are trying to…

Annika Harris | May 15, 2009 - 2:30 pm

Tuesday Quickies!

Check out this internet dating-inspired wedding cake. [Engadget]
American Idol winner Ruben Studdard just applied for a marriage license in Alabama. Will he sing at his own wedding? [AHN]…

The Frisky | June 24, 2008 - 9:00 pm

Chinese Policewoman Breastfeeds Orphans

Another nice story has come out of the tragedy in China. One policewoman who was breast-feeding her own child took it upon herself to breast-feed several babies rescued after the…

Catherine Strawn | May 22, 2008 - 7:00 pm

Quick Pic: More Love In China’s Earthquake Rubble

[China’s Sichuan province, 5/19/08]

Previously: Couple Survives China Earthquake Together

Catherine Strawn | May 22, 2008 - 4:30 pm

Couple Survives China Earthquake Together

Last Monday’s earthquake in China has caused all kinds of pain. The official death toll is at 34,000, and more than 200,000 are injured. Being buried together may have helped…

Catherine Strawn | May 19, 2008 - 3:30 pm

It Tastes Like Pork

There is a restaurant in China that serves penises. And not just one kind — the Guo-li-zhuang restaurant serves water-buffalo penis, goat’s penis, bull’s penis tip, dog’s penis, and more.

Catherine Strawn | March 17, 2008 - 5:30 pm

He Says/She Says: Flo Rida’s “Low”

Flo Rida’s “Low” just ended its 10-week reign on top of the Billboard Hot 100. To mourn its loss, my friend Jon and I listen to it simultaneously,…

Catherine Strawn | March 10, 2008 - 5:04 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Bans In China, Teenage Pregnancy On TV, And Mail-Order Brides

Actress Tang Wei’s commercial for Pond’s has been banned in China, most likely because of her steamy role in Ang Lee’s movie Lust, Caution. Her seven-minute sex scene had to…

Catherine Strawn | March 10, 2008 - 1:30 pm

Mao Tried To Dump Thousands Of Women

If you thought Nixon’s Watergate tapes seemed scandalous, just wait until you see what his right-hand-man, Henry Kissinger, was talking about. The State Department has been hiding a transcript of…

Simcha | March 4, 2008 - 8:15 pm

Sex Tapes: Actually Scandalous In Hong Kong!

While every celeb in America has got a promotional sex tape — from rock grandpa Gene Simmons to Paris Hilton — in Hong Kong it is career suicide…and then some.

Simcha | February 21, 2008 - 8:00 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Banking Vs. Sex, Monkeys, And A Fake Orgasm Lawsuit

People in China are more interested in reading about banks and stocks than sex, according to the most popular words Googled in 2007. [Reuters]
Before female macaques (monkeys) in Kalimantan…

Catherine Strawn | January 3, 2008 - 4:00 pm

Online Dating Is A Lot More Strict In Asia

American dating websites have all sorts of riffraff on them. Students! Unemployed artists! Freelance writers! But if you lived in Taiwan or China you wouldn’t have to worry about meeting…

Catherine Strawn | December 19, 2007 - 2:31 pm
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